1 John 4:4
ESV - 4 Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.
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In my opinion, those to whom John is referring by the word "them" in 1 John 4:4 are the false prophets that he previously mentioned in 1 John 4:1, as well as the spirit of antichrist mentioned in 1 John 4:3, which was motivating and empowering those false prophets, and which could be recognized by a refusal to confess Jesus as having been God incarnate (1 John 4:2).
The "them" refers to "the agents of the antichrist," "the false prophets," "the false teachers," "these spirits," "those prophets," "these people," " the antichrists/false teachers", "this spirit," "these false preachers." "those people," and "these spirits", which other translations have.
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