3 John 1
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1The elder (presbyteros) to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.

2Beloved, I wish (euchomai, pray this does not have the “pros” that prayer usually has) concerning all things that you prosper (be on a good journey) and be healthy (root for English-hygiene), just as your soul (psyche) prospers. 3For I rejoiced very much, when the brothers came and testified of your truth, just as you are walking in truth. 4I have no greater joy than these things, so that I should hear of my children walking in the truth.

5Beloved, you are doing faithfully whatever, if you might have done unto the brothers [especially when] they are strangers; 6Who testified of your love in the sight of the church, whom you will do well having set them forward [in a manner worthy] worthily of God; 7For on behalf of the Name they went forth accepting nothing from the ethnicities. 8Therefore we ought to receive hospitably (take/bear up, support, under-take, latin-suscipere-receive) such [men], so that we might be fellow-workers (latin-cooperatores-collaborators like cooperators) with the truth.

9I have written something to the church; but rather Diotrephes, the one loving to be first among them, does not welcome (receive upon) us. 10Because of this, if I come, I will bring to remembrance his works which he is doing, prating (talking nonsense, gossiping, making empty charges) against us with evil words; and not being satisfied (sufficed) upon these, neither does he himself receive the brothers, and he forbids those resolving [to do so], and he casts them out of the church.

11Beloved, do not imitate what is evil (kakon), but rather what is good. The one doing good is from out of God; the one doing evil has not seen (perceived) God. 12To Demetrius witness has been given by all and by itself the truth; and we also bear witness and you know that our testimony is true.

13I had many things to write to you, but rather I do not wish to write to you through ink and reed-pen (reed);

14And I hope to see you soon and we will speak mouth to mouth. [Peace to you. The friends greet you. Greet the friends by name.] –-- this is not is some translations nor the Latin Vulgate

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