2 John 1:12
Good News Translation
I have so much to tell you, but I would rather not do it with paper and ink; instead, I hope to visit you and talk with you personally, so that we shall be completely happy.

Contemporary English Version
I have much more to tell you, but I don't want to write it with pen and ink. I want to come and talk to you in person, because this will make us really happy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Having more things to write unto you, I would not by paper and ink: for I hope that I shall be with you and speak face to face, that your joy may be full.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Having more things to write unto you, I would not by paper and ink: for I hope that I shall be with you and speak face to face, that your joy may be full.

many.

John 16:12 I have yet many things to say to you: but you cannot bear them now.

I would.

3 John 1:13 I had many things to write unto thee: but I would not by ink and pen write to thee.

I trust.

Romans 15:24 When I shall begin to take my journey into Spain, I hope that, as I pass, I shall see you and be brought on my way thither by you: if first, in part, I shall have enjoyed you.

1 Corinthians 16:5-7 Now I will come to you, when I shall have passed through Macedonia. For I shall pass through Macedonia. . . .

Philemon 1:22 But withal prepare me also a lodging. For I hope that through your prayers I shall be given unto you.

Hebrews 13:19,23 And I beseech you the more to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner. . . .

face to face.

Numbers 12:8 For I speak to him mouth to mouth: and plainly, and not by riddles and figures doth he see the Lord. Why then were you not afraid to speak ill of my servant Moses?

that.

John 15:11 These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and your joy may be filled.

John 16:24 Hitherto, you have not asked any thing in my name. Ask, and you shall receive; that your joy may be full.

John 17:13 And now I come to thee: and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy filled in themselves.

2 Timothy 1:4 Desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy:

1 John 1:4 And these things we write to you, that you may rejoice and your joy may be full.

our.

Context
Final Greetings
11For he that saith unto him: God speed you, communicateth with his wicked works. 12Having more things to write unto you, I would not by paper and ink: for I hope that I shall be with you and speak face to face, that your joy may be full. 13The children of thy sister Elect salute thee.…
Cross References
John 3:29
He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, who standeth and heareth Him, rejoiceth with joy because of the bridegroom's voice. This my joy therefore is fulfilled.

1 John 1:4
And these things we write to you, that you may rejoice and your joy may be full.

3 John 1:10
For this cause, if I come, I will advertise his works which he doth; with malicious words prating against us. And as if these things were not enough for him, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and them that do receive them he forbiddeth, and casteth out of the church.

3 John 1:13
I had many things to write unto thee: but I would not by ink and pen write to thee.

3 John 1:14
But I hope speedily to see thee: and we will speak mouth to mouth. Peace be to thee. Our friends salute thee. Salute the friends by name.

Additional Translations
I have many things to write you, but I would prefer not to use paper and ink. Instead, I hope to come and speak with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete.

Having many things to write to you, I purposed not with paper and ink, but I hope to come to you and to speak mouth to mouth, so that our joy may be having been completed.

Having many things to write to you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come to you, and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.

Having many things to write unto you, I would not write them with paper and ink: but I hope to come unto you, and to speak face to face, that your joy may be made full.

Having many things to write to you, I would not with paper and ink; but hope to come to you, and to speak mouth to mouth, that our joy may be full.

Having many things to write unto you, I would not write them with paper and ink: but I hope to come unto you, and to speak face to face, that your joy may be fulfilled.

Having many things to write to you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come to you, and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.

I have a great deal to say to you all, but will not write it with paper and ink. Yet I hope to come to see you and speak face to face, so that your happiness may be complete.

Having many things to write to you, I don't want to do so with paper and ink, but I hope to come to you, and to speak face to face, that our joy may be made full.

Many things having to write to you, I did not intend through paper and ink, but I hope to come unto you, and speak mouth to mouth, that our joy may be full;
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