RSTNE 8th Edition Online – First John-Yochanan Alef

First John-Yochanan Alef

To The Believing Remnant Of Yisrael

1 He who was from Beresheeth, whom we have heard, whom we have seen with our eyes, whom we have looked upon and our hands have handled, we declare to you that He is the Torah of chayim.

2 And the chayim was manifested and we have seen and bear witness to and declare to you that eternal chayim, that was with Abba and was manifested to us.

3 We announce to you that which we have seen and heard; that we declare to you, that you also may have chavurah with us; and truly our chavurah is with Abba and with His Son 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 Ha Moshiach.

4 And these things we write to you that your simcha may be full.

5 This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 is Ohr and in Him is no darkness at all.

6 If we say that we have chavurah with Him and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the emet.

7 But if we walk in The Ohr as He is in The Ohr, we have chavurah with one another, and the dahm of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 Ha Moshiach His Son cleanses us from all sin.

8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the emet is not in us.

9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar and His Word is not in us.

2 My little children of Yisrael, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. But if anyone sins, we have an Intercessor with Abba, 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 Ha Moshiach Ha-Tzadik.

2 And He Himself is the keporah offering for our sins and not for ours only but also for the whole olam hazeh.

3 Now by this we know that we know Him, if we guard His mitzvoth.

4 He who says, I know Him and does not guard His mitzvoth, is a liar and the emet is not in him.

5 But whoever keeps His Word; truly the ahava of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him.

6 He who says he stays in Him, should himself also have his halacha just as He had His halacha.

7 Brothers, I write no new mitzvah to you, but an old mitzvah, which you have had, from Beresheeth. The old mitzvah is The Word that you have heard from Beresheeth.

8 Again, a renewed mitzvah I write to you, which thing is emet in Him and in you because the darkness is passing away and the emet of Ohr is already shining.

9 He who says he is in The Ohr and hates his brother, is in darkness until now.

10 He who loves his brother stays in The Ohr and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

11 But he who hates his brother is in darkness and has his halacha in darkness and does not know where he is going because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

12 I write to you, little children because your sins are forgiven for His Name’s sake.

13 I write to you, ahvot, because you have known Him who is from Beresheeth. I write to you, young men because you have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, little children because you have come to know Abba.

14 I have written to you, ahvot because you have known Him who is from Beresheeth. I have written to you, young men because you are strong and The Word of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 stays in you and you have overcome the wicked one.

15 Do not love the olam hazeh, or the things in the olam hazeh. If anyone loves the olam hazeh, the ahava of Abba is not in him.

16 For all that is in the olam hazeh; the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes and the pride of chayim; is not of Abba but is of the olam hazeh.

17 And the olam hazeh is passing away and the lust of it; but he who does the will of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 lives le-olam-va-ed.

18 Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the anti-Moshiach is coming, even now many anti-Moshiachs have come, by which we know that it is the final hour.

19 They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out that they might be made manifest, that none of them were of us.

20 But you have an anointing from the Kadosh-One and you know all things.

21 I have not written to you because you do not know the emet, but because you know it and know that no lie is of the emet.

22 Who is a liar but he who denies that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 is The Moshiach? He is an anti-Moshiach, whoever denies The Abba and The Son.

23 Whoever denies The Son does not have Abba either; but he who acknowledges The Son has Abba also.

24 As for you, let that stay in you which you have heard from Beresheeth. If what you heard from Beresheeth stays in you, you also will stay in The Son and in The Abba.

25 And this is the promise that He has promised us; eternal chayim.

26 These things I have written to you concerning those who try to deceive you.

27 But the anointing which you have received from Him stays in you and you do not need that anyone teach you differently; but as the same anointing teaches you concerning all emet things and is emet and is not a lie and just as it has taught you, then you will stay in Him.

28 And now, little children, stay in Him, so that when He appears, we may have confidence and not be ashamed before Him at His coming.

29 If you know that He is tzadik, you know that everyone who practices tzedakah is born of Him.

3 Behold what manner of ahava Abba has bestowed on us, that we should be called b’nai 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄! Therefore the olam hazeh does not know us because it did not know Him.

2 Beloved, now we are b’nai 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.

3 And everyone who has this tikvah in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

4 Anyone who commits sin violates Torah, for sin is the transgression of the Torah.

5 And you know that He was manifested to take away our sins, and in Him there is no sin.

6 Whoever stays in Him does not sin. Whoever sins has neither seen Him nor known Him.

7 Little children, let no one deceive you. He who does tzedakah is tzadik, just as He is The Tzadik.

8 He who sins is of s.a.tan, for s.a.tan has sinned from Beresheeth. For this purpose The Son of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 was manifested, that He might destroy the works of s.a.tan.

9 Whoever has been born of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 does not sin, for His zera remains in him; and he cannot sin because he has been born of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄.

10 In this the b’nai 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 and the children of s.a.tan are manifest: Whoever does not do tzedakah is not of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, nor is he who does not love his brother.

11 For this is the message that you heard from Beresheeth, that we should love one another,

12 Not as Qayin, who was of the wicked one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his works were evil and his brother’s were tzadik.

13 Do not marvel, my Yisraelite brothers, if the olam hazeh hates you.

14 We know that we have passed from death to chayim because we have ahava for the Yisraelite brothers. He who does not love his brother stays in death.

15 Whoever hates his brother is a murderer and you know that no murderer has eternal chayim abiding in him.

16 By this we know ahava because He laid down His chayim for us. And we also ought to lay down our chayim for our Yisraelite brothers.

17 But whoever has this olam’s necessities and sees his brother in need and shuts his lev from him, how does the ahava of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 live in him?

18 My little children let us not love in word, or in tongue, but in mitzvoth and in emet.

19 And by this we know that we are of the emet and shall establish our levavot before Him.

20 For if our lev condemns us, 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 is greater than our lev and knows all things.

21 Beloved, if our lev does not condemn us, we have confidence towards 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄.

22 And whatever we ask we receive from Him because we guard His mitzvoth and do those things that are pleasing in His sight.

23 And this is His great mitzvah: that we should believe on the Name of His Son 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 Ha Moshiach and love one another, as He gave us that mitzvah.

24 Now he who keeps His mitzvoth stays in Him and He in him. And by this we know that He stays in us, by The Ruach that He has given us.

4 Beloved Yisrael, do not believe every ruach, but test all the ruachim, whether they are of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄; because many false neviim have gone out into the olam hazeh.

2 By this shall you know The Ruach of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄: Every ruach that confesses that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 Ha Moshiach has come in the flesh is from 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄,

3 And every ruach that does not confess that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 Ha Moshiach has come in the flesh is not from 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄. And this is the ruach of the anti-Moshiach, which you have heard was coming and is now already in the olam hazeh.

4 You are of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, little children and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the olam hazeh.

5 They are from the olam hazeh. Therefore they speak as from the olam hazeh and the olam hazeh hears them.

6 We are from 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄. He who knows 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 hears us; he who is not from 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 does not hear us. By this we know The Ruach of Emet and the ruach of error.

7 Beloved, let us love one another, for ahava is from 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄; and everyone who has ahava is born from 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 and knows 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄.

8 He who does not have ahava does not know 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, for 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 is Ahava.

9 In this the ahava of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 was manifested toward us; that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 has sent His only begotten Son into the olam hazeh, that we might live through Him.

10 In this is found that ahava, not that we loved 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the keporah for our sins.

11 Beloved, if 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 so loved us; we also should love one another.

12 No one has seen 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 at any time. If we love one another, 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 stays in us and His ahava has been perfected in us.

13 By this we know that we stay in Him and He in us because He has given to us from His Ruach.

14 And we have seen and testify that The Abba has sent The Son as Savior of the olam hazeh.

15 Whoever confesses that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 is The Son of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 stays in him and he in 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄.

16 And we have known and believed the ahava that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 has for us. 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 is Ahava and he who stays in ahava, stays in 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 and 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 in him.

17 Ahava has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness in the Yom HaDin; because as He is, so are we in the olam hazeh.

18 There is no fear in ahava; but perfect ahava casts out fear because fear involves punishment. But he who fears punishment has not been made perfect in ahava.

19 We love Him because He first loved us.

20 If someone says, I love 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 whom he has not seen?

21 And this mitzvah we have from Him: that he who loves 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 must love his Yisraelite brother also.

5 Everyone who believes that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 is The Moshiach is begotten of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄: and every one that loves Him who begot, loves Him also who is begotten of Him.

2 By this we know that we love the b’nai 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, when we love 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 and guard His mitzvoth.

3 For this is the ahava of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, that we guard His mitzvoth: and His mitzvoth are not heavy and hard.

4 For whoever is born of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 overcomes the olam hazeh: and this is the victory that overcomes the olam hazeh, even our emunah.

5 Who is he who overcomes the olam hazeh, but he that believes that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 is The Son of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄?

6 This is He that came by mayim and dahm, even 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 Ha Moshiach; not by mayim only, but by mayim and dahm.

7 And it is the very Ruach that bears witness of this; because The Ruach is Emet.

8 The Ruach and the mayim and the dahm: and these agree as Echad.

9 If we receive the witness of men, the witness of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 is greater: for this is the witness of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 that He has testified concerning His Son.

10 He that believes on The Son of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 has the witness in himself: he that believes not 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 has made Him a liar; because he believes not the witness that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 gave of His Son.

11 And this is the witness, that 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 has given to us eternal chayim and this chayim is in His Son.

12 He that has The Son has chayim; and he that has not The Son of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 has not chayim.

13 These things have I written to you that believe on the Name of The Son of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄; that you may know that you have eternal chayim and that you may believe on the Name of The Son of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄.

14 And this is the confidence that we have in Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us:

15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desire from Him.

16 If any man sees his brother sin a sin, which is not to death, he shall ask and He shall give him chayim for them that sin not to death. There is a sin to death: I do not say that he shall make tefillah for it.

17 All unrighteousness is sin: and there is a sin that is not to death.

18 We know that whoever is born of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 sins not; but he that is begotten of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 guards himself and the wicked one touches him not.

19 And we know that we are of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 and that the whole olam hazeh lies in the wicked one.

20 And we know that The Son of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 has come and has given us binah, that we may know Him that is Emet and we are in Him that is Emet, even in His Son 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤔𐤏 Ha Moshiach. He is the Ahloha-Emet and He is eternal chayim.

21 B’nai Yisrael, guard yourselves from idols. Ahmein.