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3 John 1


3 John 1:1 The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.
3 John 1:2 Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.
3 John 1:3 For I was very glad when brethren came and testified to your truth, that is, how you are walking in truth.
3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.
3 John 1:5 Beloved, you are acting faithfully in whatever you accomplish for the brethren, and especially when they are strangers;
3 John 1:6 and they have testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God.
3 John 1:7 For they went out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.
3 John 1:8 Therefore we ought to support such men, so that we may be fellow workers with the truth.
3 John 1:9 I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.
3 John 1:10 For this reason, if I come, I will call attention to his deeds which he does, unjustly accusing us with wicked words; and not satisfied with this, he himself does not receive the brethren, either, and he forbids those who desire to do so and puts them out of the church.
3 John 1:11 Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.
3 John 1:12 Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself; and we add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.
3 John 1:13 I had many things to write to you, but I am not willing to write them to you with pen and ink;
3 John 1:14 but I hope to see you shortly, and we will speak face to face.
3 John 1:15 Peace be to you. The friends greet you. Greet the friends by name.



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3 John 1:1 The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth. (kjv) 3 John 1:1 The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth. 3 John 1:1 ὁ πρεσβύτερος γαΐῳ τῶ ἀγαπητῶ, ὃν ἐγὼ ἀγαπῶ ἐν ἀληθείᾳ.
3 John 1:2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. (kjv) 3 John 1:2 Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers. 3 John 1:2 ἀγαπητέ, περὶ πάντων εὔχομαί σε εὐοδοῦσθαι καὶ ὑγιαίνειν, καθὼς εὐοδοῦταί σου ἡ ψυχή.
3 John 1:3 For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth. (kjv) 3 John 1:3 For I was very glad when brethren came and testified to your truth, that is, how you are walking in truth. 3 John 1:3 ἐχάρην γὰρ λίαν ἐρχομένων ἀδελφῶν καὶ μαρτυρούντων σου τῇ ἀληθείᾳ, καθὼς σὺ ἐν ἀληθείᾳ περιπατεῖς.
3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth. (kjv) 3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth. 3 John 1:4 μειζοτέραν τούτων οὐκ ἔχω χαράν, ἵνα ἀκούω τὰ ἐμὰ τέκνα ἐν τῇ ἀληθείᾳ περιπατοῦντα.
3 John 1:5 Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers; (kjv) 3 John 1:5 Beloved, you are acting faithfully in whatever you accomplish for the brethren, and especially when they are strangers; 3 John 1:5 ἀγαπητέ, πιστὸν ποιεῖς ὃ ἐὰν ἐργάσῃ εἰς τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς καὶ τοῦτο ξένους,
3 John 1 6 Which have borne witness of thy charity before the church: whom if thou bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou shalt do well (kjv) 3 John 1:6 and they have testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God. 3 John 1:6 οἳ ἐμαρτύρησάν σου τῇ ἀγάπῃ ἐνώπιον ἐκκλησίας, οὓς καλῶς ποιήσεις προπέμψας ἀξίως τοῦ θεοῦ·
3 John 1:7 Because that for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles. (kjv) 3 John 1:7 For they went out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles. 3 John 1:7 ὑπὲρ γὰρ τοῦ ὀνόματος ἐξῆλθον μηδὲν λαμβάνοντες ἀπὸ τῶν ἐθνικῶν.
3 John 1:8 We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth. (kjv) 3 John 1:8 Therefore we ought to support such men, so that we may be fellow workers with the truth. 3 John 1:8 ἡμεῖς οὗν ὀφείλομεν ὑπολαμβάνειν τοὺς τοιούτους, ἵνα συνεργοὶ γινώμεθα τῇ ἀληθείᾳ.
3 John 1:9 I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not. (kjv) 3 John 1:9 I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say. 3 John 1:9 ἔγραψά τι τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ· ἀλλ᾽ ὁ φιλοπρωτεύων αὐτῶν διοτρέφης οὐκ ἐπιδέχεται ἡμᾶς.
3 John 1:10 Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth them out of the church. (kjv) 3 John 1:10 For this reason, if I come, I will call attention to his deeds which he does, unjustly accusing us with wicked words; and not satisfied with this, he himself does not receive the brethren, either, and he forbids those who desire to do so and puts them out of the church. 3 John 1:10 διὰ τοῦτο, ἐὰν ἔλθω, ὑπομνήσω αὐτοῦ τὰ ἔργα ἃ ποιεῖ, λόγοις πονηροῖς φλυαρῶν ἡμᾶς· καὶ μὴ ἀρκούμενος ἐπὶ τούτοις οὔτε αὐτὸς ἐπιδέχεται τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς καὶ τοὺς βουλομένους κωλύει καὶ ἐκ τῆς ἐκκλησίας ἐκβάλλει.
3 John 1:11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God. (kjv) 3 John 1:11 Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God. 3 John 1:11 ἀγαπητέ, μὴ μιμοῦ τὸ κακὸν ἀλλὰ τὸ ἀγαθόν. ὁ ἀγαθοποιῶν ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστιν· ὁ κακοποιῶν οὐχ ἑώρακεν τὸν θεόν.
3 John 1:12 Demetrius hath good report of all men, and of the truth itself: yea, and we also bear record; and ye know that our record is true. (kjv) 3 John 1:12 Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself; and we add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true. 3 John 1:12 δημητρίῳ μεμαρτύρηται ὑπὸ πάντων καὶ ὑπὸ αὐτῆς τῆς ἀληθείας· καὶ ἡμεῖς δὲ μαρτυροῦμεν, καὶ οἶδας ὅτι ἡ μαρτυρία ἡμῶν ἀληθής ἐστιν.
3 John 1:13 I had many things to write, but I will not with ink and pen write unto thee: (kjv) 3 John 1:13 I had many things to write to you, but I am not willing to write them to you with pen and ink; 3 John 1:13 πολλὰ εἶχον γράψαι σοι, ἀλλ᾽ οὐ θέλω διὰ μέλανος καὶ καλάμου σοι γράφειν·
3 John 1:14 But I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face. Peace be to thee. Our friends salute thee. Greet the friends by name.(kjv) 3 John 1:14 but I hope to see you shortly, and we will speak face to face. 3 John 1:14 ἐλπίζω δὲ εὐθέως σε ἰδεῖν, καὶ στόμα πρὸς στόμα λαλήσομεν.
3 John 1:15 THIS VERSE DOES NOT APPEAR IN THE KJV BUT DOES IN THE NASB.(kjv) 3 John 1:15 Peace be to you. The friends greet you. Greet the friends by name. 3 John 1:15 εἰρήνη σοι. ἀσπάζονταί σε οἱ φίλοι. ἀσπάζου τοὺς φίλους κατ᾽ ὄνομα.

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