Does this verse (see details) prove that Jesus died for every person in the world?

1 John 2:2 (New International Version) "He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world." How can anyone believe that Jesus' death on the cross was only for a select group of people after considering this verse? Please do not pit... show more 1 John 2:2 (New International Version)

"He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world."

How can anyone believe that Jesus' death on the cross was only for a select group of people after considering this verse?

Please do not pit Scripture against Scripture in an attempt to prove a Limited Atonement. Just exegete THIS verse. Thanks!
Update: If you MUST bring in other verses, please quote those within the SAME book (1 John).
Update 2: OK, use ANY verses you want to prove a Limited Atonement.
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