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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Online Bible | The Kingdom Interlinear Translation of the Greek Scriptures

2 John 1:1-13

1  The πρεσβύτερος older manἐκλεκτῇ to chosenκυρίᾳ ladyκαὶ andτοῖς to theτέκνοις childrenαὐτῆς, of her,οὓς whomἐγὼ Iἀγαπῶ am lovingἐν inἀληθείᾳ, truth,καὶ andοὐκ notἐγὼ Iμόνος aloneἀλλὰ butκαὶ alsoπάντες allοἱ the (ones)ἐγνωκότες having knownτὴν theἀλήθειαν, truth, 2  διὰ through τὴν theἀλήθειαν truthτὴν the (one)μένουσαν remainingἐν inἡμῖν, us,καὶ andμεθ’ withἡμῶν usἔσται it will beεἰς intoτὸν theαἰῶνα· age; 3  ἔσται will be μεθ’ withἡμῶν usχάρις undeserved kindnessἔλεος mercyεἰρήνη peaceπαρὰ besideθεοῦ of Godπατρός, Father,καὶ andπαρὰ besideἸησοῦ of JesusΧριστοῦ Christτοῦ theυἱοῦ Sonτοῦ of theπατρός, Father,ἐν inἀληθείᾳ truthκαὶ andἀγάπῃ. love. 4  ᾿Εχάρην I rejoiced λίαν excessivelyὅτι becauseεὕρηκα I have foundἐκ out ofτῶν theτέκνων childrenσου of youπεριπατοῦντας (ones) walkingἐν inἀληθείᾳ, truth,καθὼς according asἐντολὴν commandmentἐλάβομεν we receivedπαρὰ besideτοῦ of theπατρός. Father. 5  καὶ And νῦν nowἐρωτῶ I am requesting ofσε, you,κυρία, lady,οὐχ notὡς asἐντολὴν commandmentγράφων writingσοι to youκαινὴν new (one)ἀλλὰ butἣν whichεἴχαμεν we were havingἀπ’ fromἀρχῆς, beginning,ἵνα in order thatἀγαπῶμεν we may be lovingἀλλήλους. one another. 6  καὶ And αὕτη thisἐστὶν istheἀγάπη, love,ἵνα in order thatπεριπατῶμεν we may be walkingκατὰ according toτὰς theἐντολὰς commandmentsαὐτοῦ· of him;αὕτη thistheἐντολή commandmentἐστιν, is,καθὼς according asἠκούσατε YOU heardἀπ’ fromἀρχῆς, beginning,ἵνα in order thatἐν inαὐτῇ itπεριπατῆτε. YOU may be walking. 7  ὅτι Because πολλοὶ manyπλάνοι errant (ones)ἐξῆλθαν went outεἰς intoτὸν theκόσμον, world,οἱ the (ones)μὴ notὁμολογοῦντες confessingἸησοῦν JesusΧριστὸν Christἐρχόμενον comingἐν inσαρκί· flesh;οὗτός thisἐστιν istheπλάνος errant (one)καὶ andtheἀντίχριστος. antichrist. 8  βλέπετε Be YOU looking at ἑαυτούς, selves,ἵνα in order thatμὴ notἀπολέσητε YOU might destroywhat (things)ἠργασάμεθα, we worked,ἀλλὰ butμισθὸν rewardπλήρη fullἀπολάβητε. YOU might receive off. 9  πᾶς Every the (one)προάγων going beforeκαὶ andμὴ notμένων remainingἐν inτῇ theδιδαχῇ teachingτοῦ of theχριστοῦ Christθεὸν Godοὐκ notἔχει· he is having;the (one)μένων remainingἐν inτῇ theδιδαχῇ, teaching,οὗτος this (one)καὶ andτὸν theπατέρα Fatherκαὶ andτὸν theυἱὸν Sonἔχει. he is having. 10  εἴ If τις anyoneἔρχεται is comingπρὸς towardὑμᾶς YOUκαὶ andταύτην thisτὴν theδιδαχὴν teachingοὐ notφέρει, he is bearing,μὴ notλαμβάνετε be YOU receivingαὐτὸν himεἰς intoοἰκίαν houseκαὶ andχαίρειν to be rejoicingαὐτῷ to himμὴ notλέγετε· be YOU saying; 11  the (one) λέγων sayingγὰρ forαὐτῷ to himχαίρειν to be rejoicingκοινωνεῖ he is sharingτοῖς to theἔργοις worksαὐτοῦ of himτοῖς to theπονηροῖς. wicked (ones). 12  Πολλὰ Many (things) ἔχων havingὑμῖν to YOUγράφειν to be writingοὐκ notἐβουλήθην I wishedδιὰ throughχάρτου paperκαὶ andμέλανος, black [ink],ἀλλὰ butἐλπίζω I am hopingγενέσθαι to come to beπρὸς towardὑμᾶς YOUκαὶ andστόμα mouthπρὸς towardστόμα mouthλαλῆσαι, to speak,ἵνα in order thattheχαρὰ joyὑμῶν of YOUπεπληρωμένη having been fulfilledᾖ. may be. 13  ᾿Ασπάζεταί Is greeting σε youτὰ theτέκνα childrenτῆς of theἀδελφῆς sisterσου of youτῆς of theἐκλεκτῆς. chosen (one).

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