3 John 1:5

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Beloued, thou doest faithfully whatsoeuer thou doest to the Brethren, and to strangers:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Beloved, you are acting faithfully in whatever you accomplish for the brethren, and especially {when they are} strangers;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Beloved, thou doest a faithful work in whatsoever thou doest toward them that are brethren and strangers withal;
- American Standard Version (1901)

My loved one, you are doing a good work in being kind to those brothers who come from other places;
- Basic English Bible

Beloved, thou doest faithfully [in] whatever thou mayest have wrought towards the brethren and that strangers,
- Darby Bible

Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers;
- Webster's Bible

My dear friend, you are acting faithfully in all your behaviour towards the brethren, even when they are strangers to you.
- Weymouth Bible

Beloved, you do a faithful work in whatever you accomplish for those who are brothers and strangers.
- World English Bible

Most dere brother, thou doist feithfuli, what euer thou worchist in britheren, and that in to pilgrymys,
- Wycliffe Bible

Beloved, faithfully dost thou do whatever thou mayest work to the brethren and to the strangers,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 3 John 1:5


1:5 Faithfully - Uprightly and sincerely.


People's Bible Notes for 3 John 1:5


3Jo 1:5 Thou doest faithfully. In his kindness to brethren and strangers. In those early ages hospitality to the saints sent on evangelistic missions, and especially to persecuted saints driven from home, was a very important duty.

Discussion for 3 John 1

  • Irene123
    To MZ Doris - I like what you said about 3rd JOHN 1 a yr. ago.
  • BSP
    Diotrephes was ambitous. He wanted the first place and this caused him to reject authority and counsel.
  • GeraldineCole
    Praise the Lord Jesus he is so Good to us All. Amen
  • Ronney Weaks
    1st cornthian 2:10
    For the Holy Ghost search all things,
    Thank God that he see everything.
  • Jose Santisreban
    AMEN! All Praise Be To God!
  • Mz Doris
    In summary, we believers should always stand on "truth " which comes from the Word of God. We should never think of ourselves as superior because there is only one superior authority which is God. We should not become one using a lot of words that attack the "true Word " and not living according to the love Jesus shown us when he presented himself as propitiation for our sin. We should be willing to accept all that repent into fellowship not withholding God 's Love nor God 's Truth.

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