2 John 1:2
New International Version
because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us forever:

New Living Translation
because the truth lives in us and will be with us forever.

English Standard Version
because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever:

Berean Study Bible
because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever:

Berean Literal Bible
because of the truth abiding in us and that will be with us to the age:

King James Bible
For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

New King James Version
because of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever:

New American Standard Bible
because of the truth which remains in us and will be with us forever:

NASB 1995
for the sake of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever:

NASB 1977
for the sake of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever:

Amplified Bible
because of the truth which lives in our hearts and will be with us forever:

Christian Standard Bible
because of the truth that remains in us and will be with us forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
because of the truth that remains in us and will be with us forever.

American Standard Version
for the truth's sake which abideth in us, and it shall be with us for ever:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of the truth which dwells in us and is with us for eternity.

Contemporary English Version
We love you because the truth is now in our hearts, and it will be there forever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the sake of the truth which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

English Revised Version
for the truth's sake which abideth in us, and it shall be with us for ever:

Good News Translation
because the truth remains in us and will be with us forever.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We love you because of the truth which lives in us and will be with us forever.

International Standard Version
that is present in us and will be with us forever.

Literal Standard Version
because of the truth that is remaining in us, and will be with us throughout the age,

NET Bible
because of the truth that resides in us and will be with us forever.

New Heart English Bible
for the truth's sake, which remains in us, and it will be with us forever:

Weymouth New Testament
for the sake of the truth which is continually in our hearts and will be with us for ever.

World English Bible
for the truth's sake, which remains in us, and it will be with us forever:

Young's Literal Translation
because of the truth that is remaining in us, and with us shall be to the age,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Greeting from the Elder
1The elder, To the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I alone, but also all who know the truth— 2because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, will be with us in truth and love.…

Cross References
John 14:16
And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Advocate to be with you forever--

2 Peter 1:12
Therefore I will always remind you of these things, even though you know them and are established in the truth you now have.

1 John 1:8
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.


Treasury of Scripture

For the truth's sake, which dwells in us, and shall be with us for ever.

the truth's.

1 Corinthians 9:23
And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.

2 Corinthians 4:5
For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

which.

John 15:7
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

Colossians 3:16
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

2 Timothy 1:5
When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
because of
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

the
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

truth
ἀλήθειαν (alētheian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 225: From alethes; truth.

that
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

abides
μένουσαν (menousan)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3306: To remain, abide, stay, wait; with acc: I wait for, await. A primary verb; to stay.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

us
ἡμῖν (hēmin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

will be
ἔσται (estai)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

with
μεθ’ (meth’)
Preposition
Strong's 3326: (a) gen: with, in company with, (b) acc: (1) behind, beyond, after, of place, (2) after, of time, with nouns, neut. of adjectives.

us
ἡμῶν (hēmōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

forever:
αἰῶνα (aiōna)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 165: From the same as aei; properly, an age; by extension, perpetuity; by implication, the world; specially a Messianic period.


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