1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
2 John 1
1 He exhorteth a certain honourable matron, and her children, to persevere in Christian love and belief, 8 lest they lose the reward of their former profession: 10 and to have nothing to do with those seducers that bring not the true doctrine of Christ Jesus.
1:1 ¶ The Elder, unto an elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not, I, alone, but all those also who understand the truth,
1:2 For the sake of the truth that abideth in us, and, with us, shall be unto times age-abiding,
1:3 Favour, mercy, peace shall be with us, from God the Father, and from Jesus Christ the Son of the Father, in truth and love.
1:4 I rejoiced exceedingly, in that I had found, from among thy children, such as were walking in truth, even as, a commandment, we received from the Father.
1:5 ¶ And, now, I request thee, lady, not as writing, a new commandment, unto thee, but one which we were holding from the beginningThat we should be loving one another.
1:6 And, this, is love, that we should be walking according to his commandments: This, is, the commandment, even as ye heard from the beginning, that, therein, ye should be walking.
1:7 ¶ Because, many deceivers, have gone out into the world, they who do not confess Jesus Christ coming in flesh: This, is the deceiver and the antichrist.
1:8 Be taking heed unto yourselves, lest ye lose what things we earned,but, a full reward, ye may duly receive.
1:9 Every one that taketh a lead, and abideth not in the teaching of Christ, hath not, God: he that abideth in the teaching, the same, hath, both the Father and the Son.
1:10 ¶ If anyone cometh unto you and, this teaching, doth not bring, be not receiving him home, and, Joy to thee! do not say;
1:11 For, he that biddeth him rejoice, hath fellowship with his wicked works.
1:12 ¶ Though I had many things, unto you, to write, I was not minded [to say them] with paper and ink; but I hope to come unto you, and, mouth to mouth, to talk,that your joy may be made full.
1:13 The children of thy chosen sister salute thee.
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