The elder,1 To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth.
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Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.
It gave me great joy to have some brothers2 come and tell about your faithfulness to the truth and how you continue to walk in the truth.3
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I have no greater joy than to hear that my children4 are walking in the truth.5
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