3 John 1:6

“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:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Which haue borne witnesse of thy charitie before the Church: whome if thou bring forward on their iourney after a godly sort, thou shalt doe well:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and they have testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who bare witness to thy love before the church: whom thou wilt do well to set forward on their journey worthily of God:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who have given witness to the church of your love for them: and you will do well to send them on their way well cared for, as is right for servants of God:
- Basic English Bible

(who have witnessed of thy love before [the] assembly,) in setting forward whom on their journey worthily of God, thou wilt do well;
- Darby Bible

Who have borne testimony of thy charity before the church: whom if thou shalt bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou wilt do well:
- Webster's Bible

They have testified, in the presence of the Church, to your love; and you will do well to help them on their journey in a manner worthy of your fellowship with God.
- Weymouth Bible

They have testified about your love before the assembly. You will do well to send them forward on their journey in a way worthy of God,
- World English Bible

which yeldiden witnessing to thi charite, in the siyt of the chirche; which thou leddist forth, and doist wel worthili to God.
- Wycliffe Bible

who did testify of thy love before an assembly, whom thou wilt do well, having sent forward worthily of God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 3 John 1:6


1:6 Who have testified of thy love before the church - The congregation with whom I now reside. Whom if thou send forward on their journey - Supplied with what is needful. Thou shalt do well - How tenderly does the apostle enjoin this!


People's Bible Notes for 3 John 1:6


3Jo 1:6 Which have borne testimony to thy charity. These traveling brethren reported to the Church how Gaius had aided them. Thou shalt do well. A polite exhortation to continue such hospitality in the future. The hospitality was wont to be shown not only by opening the home to these saints, but by helping them on their journey.

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