3 John 1:4
New International Version
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

New Living Translation
I could have no greater joy than to hear that my children are following the truth.

English Standard Version
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

Berean Study Bible
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

Berean Literal Bible
I have no greater joy than these things, that I should hear of my children walking in the truth.

New American Standard Bible
I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.

King James Bible
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

Christian Standard Bible
I have no greater joy than this: to hear that my children are walking in truth.

Contemporary English Version
Nothing brings me greater happiness than to hear that my children are obeying the truth.

Good News Translation
Nothing makes me happier than to hear that my children live in the truth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have no greater joy than this: to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

International Standard Version
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are living according to the truth.

NET Bible
I have no greater joy than this: to hear that my children are living according to the truth.

New Heart English Bible
I have no greater joy than this, to hear about my children walking in truth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For I have no greater joy than this, that I hear that my children are walking in the truth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Nothing makes me happier than to hear that my children are living according to the truth.

New American Standard 1977
I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I have no greater joy than this, to hear that my sons walk in the truth.

King James 2000 Bible
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

American King James Version
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

American Standard Version
Greater joy have I none than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have no greater grace than this, to hear that my children walk in truth.

Darby Bible Translation
I have no greater joy than these things that I hear of my children walking in the truth.

English Revised Version
Greater joy have I none than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.

Webster's Bible Translation
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

Weymouth New Testament
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are living in obedience to the truth.

World English Bible
I have no greater joy than this, to hear about my children walking in truth.

Young's Literal Translation
greater than these things I have no joy, that I may hear of my children in truth walking.
Study Bible
Greeting to Gaius from the Elder
3For I was overjoyed when the brothers came and testified about your devotion to the truth, in which you continue to walk. 4I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. 5Beloved, you are faithful in what you are doing for the brothers, and especially since they are strangers to you.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 4:14
I am not writing this to shame you, but to warn you as my beloved children.

2 Corinthians 6:13
As a fair exchange, I ask you as my children: Open wide your hearts also.

Galatians 4:19
My children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you,

1 Thessalonians 2:11
For you know that we treated each of you as a father treats his own children.

1 Timothy 1:2
To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

2 Timothy 1:2
To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

Philemon 1:10
I appeal to you for my child Onesimus, whose father I became while I was in chains.

1 John 2:1
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you will not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate before the Father--Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.

2 John 1:4
I was overjoyed to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father has commanded us.

Treasury of Scripture

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

have.

Proverbs 23:24
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.

that.

Isaiah 8:18
Behold, I and the children whom the LORD hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.

1 Corinthians 4:15
For though ye have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have ye not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel.

Galatians 4:19
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you,

walk.

1 Kings 2:4
That the LORD may continue his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel.

1 Kings 3:6
And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

2 Kings 20:3
I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.







Lexicon
I have
ἔχω (echō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

no
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

greater
μειζοτέραν (meizoteran)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular - Comparative
Strong's Greek 3173: Large, great, in the widest sense.

joy
χαράν (charan)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5479: Joy, gladness, a source of joy. From chairo; cheerfulness, i.e. Calm delight.

than
τούτων (toutōn)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

to
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

hear [that]
ἀκούω (akouō)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

my
ἐμὰ (ema)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Neuter 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1699: My, mine. From the oblique cases of ego; my.

children
τέκνα (tekna)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 5043: A child, descendent, inhabitant. From the base of timoria; a child.

are walking
περιπατοῦντα (peripatounta)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 4043: From peri and pateo; to tread all around, i.e. Walk at large; figuratively, to live, deport oneself, follow.

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

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

truth.
ἀληθείᾳ (alētheia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 225: From alethes; truth.
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.
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