1 John 4:20

If a man says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who doesn't love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

Alternate Versions of 1 John 4-20

A Conservative Version: 1 John 4:20
If any man says, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar. For he who does not love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

American Standard Version: 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, cannot love God whom he hath not seen.

Bible in Basic English: 1 John 4:20
If a man says, I have love for God, and has hate for his brother, his words are false: for how is the man who has no love for his brother whom he has seen, able to have love for God whom he has not seen?

Darby English Bible: 1 John 4:20
If any one say, I love God, and hate his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

King James Version: 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?

King James Version (UK): 1 John 4:20
If a man say, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 John 4:20
if any one may say -- `I love God,' and his brother he may hate, a liar he is; for he who is not loving his brother whom he hath seen, God -- whom he hath not seen -- how is he able to love?

Verses Related to 1 John 4-20

1 John 2:4
One who says, "I know him," and doesn't keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth isn't in him.

1 John 3:2
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet revealed what we will be. But we know that, when he is revealed, we will be like him; for we will see him just as he is.

1 John 3:17
But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and closes his heart of compassion against him, how does the love of God remain in him?

1 John 4:12
No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God remains in us, and his love has been perfected in us.