Verses to review today: 1 John 3:1-3:22
New Verse: 1 John 3:23
And this is his commandment, that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us. (ESV)
And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment. (KJV)
Greek: Καὶ αὕτη ἐστὶν ἡ ἐντολὴ αὐτοῦ, ἵνα πιστεύσωμεν τῷ ὀνόματι τοῦ υἱοῦ αὐτοῦ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ καὶ ἀγαπῶμεν ἀλλήλους, καθὼς ἔδωκεν ἐντολὴν ἡμῖν.
Transliterated Greek: Kai hautē estin hē entolē autou, hina pisteusōmen tō onomati tou huiou autou Iēsou Christou kai agapōmen allēlous, kathōs edōken entolēn hēmin.
Literal Word for Word Translation: and this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he gave commandment to us.
Vocab: πιστεύσωμεν, pisteusōmen, we should believe/entrust; Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, Iēsou Christou, Jesus Christ; υἱοῦ, huiou, of son; ἔδωκεν, edōken, he gave.
Commentary: This is the law of Christ (Gal 6:2; 1 Cor. 9:21). See comment on previous verse.