Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 John 4:12 in English Standard Version "No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us." Joh 1:18 No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known. 1Ti 6:16 who alone has immortality, who dwells in unapproachable light, whom no one has ever seen or can see. To him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen. 1Jo 2:5 but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him: 1Jo 4:20 If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.