1 John 2:5

NET ©

But whoever obeys his word, truly in this person the love of God has been perfected. By this we know that we are in him.

NIV ©

But if anyone obeys his word, God’s love is truly made complete in him. This is how we know we are in him:

NASB ©

but whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him:

NLT ©

But those who obey God’s word really do love him. That is the way to know whether or not we live in him.

MSG ©

But the one who keeps God's word is the person in whom we see God's mature love. This is the only way to be sure we're in God.

BBE ©

But in every man who keeps his word, the love of God is made complete. By this we may be certain that we are in him:

NRSV ©

but whoever obeys his word, truly in this person the love of God has reached perfection. By this we may be sure that we are in him:

NKJV ©

But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him.

KJV
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NET © [draft] ITL
But
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whoever
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obeys
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his
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word
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in
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that
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we are
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in
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him
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.
NET © Notes

tn The referent of this pronoun is probably to be understood as God, since God is the nearest previous antecedent.

tn Grk “in him.”