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Questions tagged [3-john]

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

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In 3 John 1:14 who are “the friends”?

CSB 3 John 1:14: Peace to you. The friends send you greetings. Greet the friends by name. mGNT 3 John 1:14: εἰρήνη σοι ἀσπάζονταί σε οἱ φίλοι ἀσπάζου τοὺς φίλους κατ’ ὄνομα What does he mean by "...
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In 3 John 1:14 what does he mean by “greet the friends by name”?

CSB 3 John 1:14: Peace to you. The friends send you greetings. Greet the friends by name. mGNT 3 John 1:14: εἰρήνη σοι ἀσπάζονταί σε οἱ φίλοι ἀσπάζου τοὺς φίλους κατ’ ὄνομα What does he mean by "...
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is Gaius in Romans 16 the same as the one in 3 John 1?

Paul mentions a certain Gaius who hosted him as well as the church Romans 16:23 (NKJV) 23 Gaius, my host and the host of the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the treasurer of the city, greets ...
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In 3 John 1:11, in what manner has he who does evil not seen God?

In 3 John 1:11, it is written, 11 Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. He who does good is of God, but he who does evil has not seen God. NKJV, 1982 Ἀγαπητὲ, μὴ μιμοῦ τὸ ...
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How to differentiate between message of verse?

I was watching Creflo Dollar's televised sermon and he used this verse to state that it is a message for audiences today, but in context it looks like a greeting: 3 John 1:2 "Beloved, I wish above ...