Questions tagged [2-john]

A short letter from the "Elder" to the "Elect Lay", part of the NT's Johannine corpus.

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Who is the "elect lady" of Second John?

The Second Epistle of John begins (NIV empahsis mine): To the lady chosen by God and to her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I only, but also all who know the truth—because of the truth, ...
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Who are "the lady chosen by God" and her sister in 2 John?

2 John is addressed to "the lady chosen by God" [1]The elder, To the lady chosen by God and to her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I only, but also all who know the truth— [2] ...
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In 2 John 1:9, is the author equating “both the Father and the Son” with “God”?

In 2 John 1:9, it is written, 9 Whoever transgresses and does not abide in the doctrine of Christ does not have God. He who abides in the doctrine of Christ has both the Father and the Son. NKJV, ...