2 John 1:5
Strong's Lexicon
And
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

now
νῦν (nyn)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3568: A primary particle of present time; 'now'; also as noun or adjective present or immediate.

I urge
ἐρωτῶ (erōtō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2065: Apparently from ereo; to interrogate; by implication, to request.

you,
σε (se)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

[dear] lady—
κυρία (kyria)
Noun - Vocative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2959: A lady. Feminine of kurios; Cyria, a Christian woman.

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

as
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

a new
καινὴν (kainēn)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2537: Fresh, new, unused, novel. Of uncertain affinity; new

commandment
ἐντολὴν (entolēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1785: An ordinance, injunction, command, law. From entellomai; injunction, i.e. An authoritative prescription.

to you,
σοι» (soi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

[one]
ἣν (hēn)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

we have had
εἴχομεν* (eichomen)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

from
ἀπ’ (ap’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

[the] beginning—
ἀρχῆς (archēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 746: From archomai; a commencement, or chief.

that
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.

we love
ἀγαπῶμεν (agapōmen)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 25: To love, wish well to, take pleasure in, long for; denotes the love of reason, esteem. Perhaps from agan; to love.

one another.
ἀλλήλους (allēlous)
Personal / Reciprocal Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 240: One another, each other. Genitive plural from allos reduplicated; one another.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
So now I urge you, dear lady  — not as if I were writing you a new command, but one we have had from the beginning  — that we love one another.

New American Standard Bible
Now I ask you, lady, not as though [I were] writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.

King James Bible
And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote {5625;1125:5723} a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. I ask that we love one another.

New Living Translation
I am writing to remind you, dear friends, that we should love one another. This is not a new commandment, but one we have had from the beginning.

English Standard Version
And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.

New American Standard Bible
Now I ask you, lady, not as though I were writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.

King James Bible
And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So now I urge you, dear lady--not as if I were writing you a new command, but one we have had from the beginning--that we love one another.

International Standard Version
Dear lady, I am now requesting of you that we all continue to love one another. It is not as though I am writing to give you a new commandment, but one that we have had from the beginning.

NET Bible
But now I ask you, lady (not as if I were writing a new commandment to you, but the one we have had from the beginning), that we love one another.

American Standard Version
And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote to thee a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

English Revised Version
And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote to thee a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

Young's Literal Translation
and now I beseech thee, Kyria, not as writing to thee a new command, but which we had from the beginning, that we may love one another,






Cross References
John 13:34
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

John 13:35
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

John 15:12
This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

John 15:17
These things I command you, that ye love one another.

1 John 2:7
Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning.

1 John 3:11
For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

1 John 4:7
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.

2 John 1:1
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;

2 John 1:4
I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

2 John 1:3
Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.
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