3 John 1:7

“Because that for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Because that for his Names sake they went foorth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For they went out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

because that for the sake of the Name they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For they went out for love of the Name, taking nothing from the Gentiles.
- Basic English Bible

for for the name have they gone forth, taking nothing of those of the nations.
- Darby Bible

Because for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing from the Gentiles.
- Webster's Bible

For it is for Christ that they have gone forth, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.
- Weymouth Bible

because for the sake of the Name they went out, taking nothing from the Gentiles.
- World English Bible

For thei wenten forth for his name, and token no thing of hethene men.
- Wycliffe Bible

because for [His] name they went forth, nothing receiving from the nations;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 3 John 1:7


1:7 They went forth - To preach the gospel.


People's Bible Notes for 3 John 1:7


3Jo 1:7 Because that for his name's sake they went forth. The persons named were engaged in the work of Christ, for "his name's sake". Taking nothing of the Gentiles. They could not ask aid of the Gentiles. The Greek form does not imply that the Gentiles had tendered presents which had been rejected ("Winer's Greek Grammar of the New Testament", p. 388, note 1).

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