2 John 1:2

2 because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us forever:

2 John 1:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.
ESV
2 because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever:
NLT
2 because the truth lives in us and will be with us forever.
MSG
2 that has taken up permanent residence in us loves you.
CSB
2 because of the truth that remains in us and will be with us forever.

2 John 1:2 In-Context

1 The elder, To the lady chosen by God and to her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I only, but also all who know the truth—
2 because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us forever:
3 Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Father’s Son, will be with us in truth and love.
4 It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father commanded us.
5 And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. I ask that we love one another.

Cross References 2

  • 1. 2 Peter 1:12
  • 2. John 14:17; 1 John 1:8
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