3 I was overjoyed when some of the friends a arrived and testified to your faithfulness to the truth, namely how you walk in the truth.
References for 3 John 1:3
    • a 1:3 - Gk [brothers]
      4 I have no greater joy than this, to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
      5 Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the friends, b even though they are strangers to you;
      References for 3 John 1:5
        • b 1:5 - Gk [brothers]
          6 they have testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on in a manner worthy of God;
          7 for they began their journey for the sake of Christ, c accepting no support from non-believers. d
          References for 3 John 1:7
            • c 1:7 - Gk [for the sake of the name]
            • d 1:7 - Gk [the Gentiles]
              8 Therefore we ought to support such people, so that we may become co-workers with the truth.