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Session 1 – Interpretive Exercise Assignment 1-1 1 John 3:9 NKJV Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God. NIV No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God’s seed remains in them; they cannot go on sinning, because they have been born of God. CEB Those born from God don't practice sin because God's DNA remains in them. They can't sin because they are born from God. MSG People conceived and brought into life by God don't make a practice of sin. How could they? God's seed is deep within them, making them who they are. It's not in the nature of the God- begotten to practice and parade sin. AMP No one who is born of God [deliberately, knowingly, and habitually] practices sin, because [ a ] God’s seed [His principle of life, the essence of His righteous character] remains [permanently] in him [who is born again—who is reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, and set apart for His purpose]; and he [who is born again] cannot habitually [live a life characterized by] sin, because he is born of God and longs to please Him The major difference in the translations is the whether believers sin. KJV and NKJV, the more formal translations are absolute and say doth not or does not sin. NIV is less absolute but says,
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