3 John 1:2

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Beloued, I wish aboue all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, euen as thy soule prospereth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Beloved, I pray that in all things thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My loved one, it is my prayer that you may do well in all things, and be healthy in body, even as your soul does well.
- Basic English Bible

Beloved, I desire that in all things thou shouldest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospers.
- Darby Bible

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

My dear friend, I pray that you may in all respects prosper and enjoy good health, just as your soul already prospers.
- Weymouth Bible

Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be healthy, even as your soul prospers.
- World English Bible

Most dere brothir, of alle thingis Y make preyer, that thou entre, and fare welefuly, as thi soule doith welefuli.
- Wycliffe Bible

beloved, concerning all things I desire thee to prosper, and to be in health, even as thy soul doth prosper,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 3 John 1:2


3Jo 1:2 Even as thy soul prospereth. He wishes Gaius all good things, but most of all prosperity of soul.

Discussion for 3 John 1:2

  • Ruth abangom for verse 2
    I believe God wants us to enjoy all things when he said it is finished he meant it God cannot be limited by our human wisdom he is a God of every possibilties
  • Sherrell for verse 2
    I believe he want is to prosper at the same time we are growing in the lord. They go together and we cant prosper if we dont grow spiritually.for that why he came to restore our heart,soul back to him. We miss it all when we dont give up our will for his. I LOVE HIM DEARLY AND BELIEVE IN THE SALVATION OF GODS PEOPLE. GOD BLESS!
  • Akwai Emmanuel. for verse 2
    I believe God speak to john to tell us how he care for us..
  • Jacobs Wandola for verse 2
    Let 's know the Truth to be set free. And the Truth is the Word of God.
  • I believe every word God wants us Healthy Jesus paid for that God wants us Prosperous Jesus became poor that we might be rich God wants our Soul, mind, will and, emotions prosperous Jesus paid for that So we need to accept and walk in these Paid for gifts NOW in this Life. We won t need them in heaven Amen
  • Apostle John was expressing the provision of God for his people.he was simply 'wishing' that we would stand up and posess our good health ,knowing fully well that a healthy body/ is needed for productivity in Life,and you need to be spiritually sound to keep health. Shalom.

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