3 John 1 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The Ancient, to the dearly beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth. 1 The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth.
2 Dearly beloved, concerning all things I make it my prayer that thou mayest proceed prosperously and fare well, as thy soul doth prosperously. 2 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.
3 I was exceedingly glad when the brethren came and gave testimony to the truth in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth. 3 It gave me great joy to have some brothers come and tell about your faithfulness to the truth and how you continue to walk in the truth.
4 I have no greater grace than this, to hear that my children walk in truth. 4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
5 Dearly beloved, thou dost faithfully whatever thou dost for the brethren: and that for strangers, 5 Dear friend, you are faithful in what you are doing for the brothers, even though they are strangers to you.
6 Who have given testimony to thy charity in the sight of the church. Whom thou shalt do well to bring forward on their way in a manner worthy of God: 6 They have told the church about your love. You will do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God.
7 Because, for his name they went out, taking nothing of the Gentiles. 7 It was for the sake of the Name that they went out, receiving no help from the pagans.
8 We therefore ought to receive such: that we may be fellow helpers of the truth. 8 We ought therefore to show hospitality to such men so that we may work together for the truth.
9 I had written perhaps to the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, doth not receive us. 9 I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first, will have nothing to do with us.
10 10 So if I come, I will call attention to what he is doing, gossiping maliciously about us. Not satisfied with that, he refuses to welcome the brothers. He also stops those who want to do so and puts them out of the church.
11 Dearly beloved, follow not that which is evil: but that which is good. He that doth good is of God: he that doth evil hath not seen God. 11 Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil but what is good. Anyone who does what is good is from God. Anyone who does what is evil has not seen God.
12 To Demetrius, testimony is given by all, and by the truth itself: yea and we also give testimony. And thou knowest that our testimony is true. 12 Demetrius is well spoken of by everyone--and even by the truth itself. We also speak well of him, and you know that our testimony is true.
13 I had many things to write unto thee: but I would not by ink and pen write to thee. 13 I have much to write you, but I do not want to do so with pen and ink.
14 But I hope speedily to see thee: and we will speak mouth to mouth. Peace be to thee. Our friends salute thee. Salute the friends by name. 14 I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face. Peace to you. The friends here send their greetings. Greet the friends there by name.