|To God, who began this world,||kono yō o hajimeta Kami no koto naraba||このよふを 初た神の 事ならば|
|all of you in the world are equally My beloved children.||sekai ichiretsu mina waga ko nari||せかい一れつ みなわがこなり|
|Because of My love for all My children,||ichiretsu no kodomo ga kawai sore yue ni||いちれつの こともがかハい それゆへに|
|I exhaust My mind in every kind of way.||iroiro kokoro tsukushikiru nari||いろ／＼心 つくしきるなり|
|I desire to teach everything to you children quickly.||kono kodomo nani mo oshiete hayabaya to||このことも なにもをしへて はや／＼と|
|Take notice of this hastening in the mind of God!||Kami no kokoro no sekikomi o miyo||神の心の せきこみをみよ|
Alternate English translations
For Me, God, who created this world, all human beings are My children.
Because of My love for all My children, I exert My mind and heart in every kind of way.
I am in haste to teach you children any and everything. Look at this impatience of the mind of God!
Since I am God, Creator of the world, all people throughout the world are My children.
I love all of you, My children. For this reason, I exert My mind in every way possible for your salvation.
I am anxious to promptly teach everything to My children. Look at the urgency in the heart of God!
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Translator(s): Roy Forbes
4:62–64 Everyone in the world are equally My children. It is best that everyone gain insight into the hastening of My intent, which is to teach and instruct you in all things so that you can live a joyous, enjoyable existence.
Commentary by Yoshitaro Ueda (2008)
From Michi no dai: Foundation of the Path 34:51–2
To God, who created all humankind and the world, all humans in the world are equally God’s own beloved children. How can there be any discrimination against any of them on God’s part.
God is saying: “All My children throughout the world are equally dear to Me and, because I love them all dearly, I want to save them all. That is why I am trying, with every ounce of sincerity I can muster, to do so.”
God wants to teach God’s beloved children any and everything in order to hasten something. What is it that God is trying to hasten? It probably includes the awakening of God’s children, as indicated by the next verse. We may also say that God is trying to hasten their salvation and spiritual growth. These things may be implied by the word “quickly.” God’s hastening is focused on those things.
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