1 The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;
2 For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.
3 Grace bea with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.

References for 2 John 1:3

    • a 1:3 - be: Gr. shall be
      8 Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have wrought,b but that we receive a full reward.

      References for 2 John 1:8

        • b 1:8 - wrought: or, gained, some copies read, ye have gained, but that ye, etc.
          11 For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.
          12 Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come unto you, and speak face toc face, that our joy may be full.

          References for 2 John 1:12

            • c 1:12 - face to...: Gr. mouth to mouth