King James Bible

2nd John 1

The Third Epistle of John

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Chapter 1

1

 

 The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth. 

 

 


2

 

 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. 

 

 


3

 

 For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth. 

 

 


4

 

 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth. 

 

 


5

 

 Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers; 

 

 


6

 

 Which have borne witness of thy charity before the church: whom if thou bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou shalt do well: 

 

 


7

 

 Because that for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles. 

 

 


8

 

 We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth. 

 

 


9

 

 I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not. 

 

 


10

 

 Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth [them] out of the church. 

 

 


11

 

 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God. 

 

 


12

 

 Demetrius hath good report of all [men], and of the truth itself: yea, and we [also] bear record; and ye know that our record is true. 

 

 


13

 

 I had many things to write, but I will not with ink and pen write unto thee: 

 

 


14

 

 But I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face. Peace [be] to thee. [Our] friends salute thee. Greet the friends by name. 

 

 


Jude 1

 

 

 

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