New Living Translation
This letter is from John, the elder. I am writing to the chosen lady and to her children, whom I love in the truth--as does everyone else who knows the truth--
King James Bible
The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;
Darby Bible Translation
The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not I only but also all who have known the truth,
World English Bible
The elder, to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not I only, but also all those who know the truth;
Young's Literal Translation
The Elder to the choice Kyria, and to her children, whom I love in truth, and not I only, but also all those having known the truth,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:1 The elder - An appellation suited to a familiar letter, but upon a weighty subject. To the elect - That is, Christian. Kuria is undoubtedly a proper name, both here and in 2Jo 1:5; for it was not then usual to apply the title of lady to any but the Roman empress; neither would such a manner of speaking have been suitable to the simplicity and dignity of the apostle. Whom - Both her and her children. I love in the truth - With unfeigned and holy love.
And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
This they did, entrusting their gifts to Barnabas and Saul to take to the elders of the church in Jerusalem.
Greet Rufus, whom the Lord picked out to be his very own; and also his dear mother, who has been a mother to me.
1 Timothy 2:4
who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth.
1 Peter 5:1
And now, a word to you who are elders in the churches. I, too, am an elder and a witness to the sufferings of Christ. And I, too, will share in his glory when he is revealed to the whole world. As a fellow elder, I appeal to you:
1 Peter 5:13
Your sister church here in Babylon sends you greetings, and so does my son Mark.
1 John 3:18
Dear children, let's not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.
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