3 John 1:7
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New International Version
It was for the sake of the Name that they went out, receiving no help from the pagans.

New Living Translation
For they are traveling for the Lord, and they accept nothing from people who are not believers.

English Standard Version
For they have gone out for the sake of the name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.

Berean Study Bible
For they went out on behalf of the Name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.

Berean Literal Bible
For they went forth on behalf of the name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.

New American Standard Bible
For they went out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.

King James Bible
Because that for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
since they set out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from pagans.

International Standard Version
After all, they went on their trip for the sake of the Name, accepting no support from gentiles.

NET Bible
For they have gone forth on behalf of "The Name," accepting nothing from the pagans.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For the sake of his name they went out, not taking anything from the Gentiles;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After all, they went on their trip to serve the one named Christ, and they didn't accept any help from the people to whom they went.

New American Standard 1977
For they went out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.

Jubilee Bible 2000
because for his name's sake, they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.

King James 2000 Bible
Because for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.

American King James Version
Because that for his name's sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because, for his name they went out, taking nothing of the Gentiles.

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

English Revised Version
because that for the sake of the Name they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
because for His name they went forth, nothing receiving from the nations;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-8 Those who are beloved of Christ, will love the brethren for his sake. Soul prosperity is the greatest blessing on this side heaven. Grace and health are rich companions. Grace will employ health. A rich soul may be lodged in a weak body; and grace must then be exercised in submitting to such a dispensation. But we may wish and pray that those who have prosperous souls, may have healthful bodies; that their grace may shine where there is still more room for activity. How many professors there are, about whom the apostle's words must be reversed, and we must earnestly wish and pray that their souls might prosper, as their health and circumstances do! True faith will work by love. A good report is due from those who receive good; they could not but testify to the church, what they found and felt. Good men will rejoice in the soul prosperity of others; and they are glad to hear of the grace and goodness of others. And as it is a joy to good parents, it will be a joy to good ministers, to see their people adorn their profession. Gaius overlooked petty differences among serious Christians, and freely helped all who bore the image, and did the work of Christ. He was upright in what he did, as a faithful servant. Faithful souls can hear their own praises without being puffed up; the commendation of what is good in them, lays them at the foot of the cross of Christ. Christians should consider not only what they must do, but what they may do; and should do even the common actions of life, and of good-will, after a godly sort, serving God therein, and designing his glory. Those who freely make known Christ's gospel, should be helped by others to whom God gives the means. Those who cannot themselves proclaim it, may yet receive, help, and countenance those who do so.
Study Bible
Gaius Commended for His Hospitality
6They have testified to the church about your love. You will do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God. 7For they went out on behalf of the Name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles. 8Therefore we ought to support such men, so that we may be fellow workers for the truth.…
Cross References
John 15:21
But they will treat you like this on account of My name, because they do not know the One who sent Me.

Acts 5:41
The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing that they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name.

Acts 20:33
I have not coveted anyone's silver or gold or clothing.

Acts 20:35
In everything, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words of the Lord Jesus Himself: 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"

Philippians 2:9
Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place, and gave Him the name above all names,

3 John 1:8
Therefore we ought to support such men, so that we may be fellow workers for the truth.
Treasury of Scripture

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

that.

Acts 8:4 Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word.

Acts 9:16 For I will show him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake.

2 Corinthians 4:5 For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves …

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which …

Revelation 2:3 And have borne, and have patience, and for my name's sake have labored, …

taking.

2 Kings 5:15,16,20-27 And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came, …

1 Corinthians 9:12-15,18 If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? …

2 Corinthians 11:7-9 Have I committed an offense in abasing myself that you might be exalted, …

2 Corinthians 12:13 For what is it wherein you were inferior to other churches, except …

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