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John 5:42 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in yourselves.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— but I know you, that you do not have the love of God in yourselves.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— but I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But I have taken knowledge of you, that, the love of God, ye have not, in yourselves:—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— but I have known you, that the love of God ye have not in yourselves.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But I know you, that you have not the love of God in you.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But I know you, that ye haue not the loue of God in you.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But I know you, that the love of Aloha is not in you.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But I know you, that the love of God is not in you.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 235
{0235} Prime
Neuter plural of G0243; properly other things, that is, (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations).
I know 1097
{1097} Prime
A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' (absolutely), in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as shown at left, with others not thus clearly expressed).
<5758> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 516
you, 5209
{5209} Prime
Accusative of G5210; you (as the object of a verb or preposition).
that 3754
{3754} Prime
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
ye have 2192
{2192} Prime
A primary verb (including an alternate form σχέω [[scheo]], {skheh'-o}; used in certain tenses only); to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession, ability, contiguity, relation or condition).
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
not 3756
{3756} Prime
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
love 26
{0026} Prime
From G0025; love, that is, affection or benevolence; specifically (plural) a love feast.
of God 2316
{2316} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
in 1722
{1722} Prime
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
you. 1438
{1438} Prime
(Including all the other cases); from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive (dative or accusative) of G0846; him (her, it, them, also [in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons] my, thy, our, your) -self (-selves), etc.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 5:39-42.

John 5:42

_ _ not the love of God in you — which would inspire you with a single desire to know His mind and will, and yield yourselves to it, in spite of prejudice and regardless of consequences.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 5:31-47.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 5:42

But I know you — With this ray he pierces the hearts of the hearers. And this doubtless he spake with the tenderest compassion.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 5:42

But I know you, that ye have not the (r) love of God in you.

(r) Love toward God.

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I know:

John 1:47-49 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile! ... Nathanael answered and saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel.
John 2:25 And needed not that any should testify of man: for he knew what was in man.
John 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
Luke 16:15 And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
Hebrews 4:12-13 For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. ... Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things [are] naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.
Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.


John 5:44 How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that [cometh] from God only?
John 8:42 Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.
John 8:47 He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear [them] not, because ye are not of God.
John 8:55 Yet ye have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.
John 15:23-24 He that hateth me hateth my Father also. ... If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father.
Romans 8:7 Because the carnal mind [is] enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
1 John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things [that are] in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
1 John 3:17 But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels [of compassion] from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
1 John 4:20 If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?
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