3 John 1:1

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Elder vnto the welbeloued Gaius, whom I loue in the trueth:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The elder unto Gaius the beloved, whom I love in truth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I, a ruler in the church, send word to the well loved Gaius, for whom I have true love.
- Basic English Bible

The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.
- Darby Bible

The elder to the well-beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.
- Webster's Bible

The Elder to his dear friend Gaius. Truly I love you.
- Weymouth Bible

The elder to Gaius the beloved, whom I love in truth.
- World English Bible

The eldere man to Gayus, most dere brother, whom Y loue in treuthe.
- Wycliffe Bible

The Elder to Gaius the beloved, whom I love in truth!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 3 John 1:1


1:1 Caius was probably that Caius of Corinth whom St. Paul mentions, #Rom 16:23|. If so, either he was removed from Achaia into Asia, or St. John sent this letter to Corinth.


People's Bible Notes for 3 John 1:1


3Jo 1:1 SUMMARY OF III JOHN: Gaius Commended. His Hospitality. His Treatment of Visiting Brethren. The Wicked Conduct of Diotrephes. The Good Report of Demetrius. Benediction. The elder. See PNT "2Jo 1:1". Unto the well-beloved Gaius. This name is mentioned in Ac 19:29 20:4 Ro 16:23 1Co 1:14 The hospitality of the Corinthian Gaius named in Romans agrees well with what John says of him whom he addresses.

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