It gave me great joy to have some brothers1 come and tell about your faithfulness to the truth and how you continue to walk in the truth.2
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I have no greater joy than to hear that my children3 are walking in the truth.4
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Dear friend, you are faithful in what you are doing for the brothers,5 even though they are strangers to you.6
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They have told the church about your love. You will do well to send them on their way7 in a manner worthy8 of God.
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It was for the sake of the Name9 that they went out, receiving no help from the pagans.10
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We ought therefore to show hospitality to such men so that we may work together for the truth.