2 John 1:5
Good News Translation
And so I ask you, dear Lady: let us all love one another. This is no new command I am writing you; it is the command which we have had from the beginning.

Contemporary English Version
Dear friend, I am not writing to tell you and your children to do something you have not done before. I am writing to tell you to love each other, which is the first thing you were told to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now I beseech thee, lady, not as writing a new commandment to thee, but that which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.

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And now I beseech thee, lady, not as writing a new commandment to thee, but that which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.

not.

1 John 2:7,8 Dearly beloved, I write not a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you have heard. . . .

1 John 3:11 For this is the declaration which you have heard from the beginning, that you should love one another.

that we.

John 13:34,35 A new commandment I give unto you: That you love one another, as I have loved you, that you also love one another. . . .

John 15:12 This is my commandment, that you love one another, as I have loved you.

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is, charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity,

Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us and hath delivered himself for us, an oblation and a sacrifice to God for an odour of sweetness.

1 Thessalonians 4:9 But as touching the charity of brotherhood, we have no need to write to you: for yourselves have learned of God to love one another.

Hebrews 13:1 Let the charity of the brotherhood abide in you.

1 Peter 1:22,23 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly: . . .

1 Peter 4:8 But before all things have a constant mutual charity among yourselves: for charity covereth a multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7 And in godliness, love of brotherhood: and in love of brotherhood, charity.

1 John 3:14-18,23 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not abideth in death. . . .

1 John 4:7-12,20 Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for charity is of God. And every one that loveth is born of God and knoweth God. . . .

Context
Walking in the Truth
4I was exceeding glad that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father. 5And now I beseech thee, lady, not as writing a new commandment to thee, but that which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another. 6And this is charity: That we walk according to his commandments. For this is the commandment that, as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in the same:…
Cross References
John 13:34
A new commandment I give unto you: That you love one another, as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

John 13:35
By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another.

John 15:12
This is my commandment, that you love one another, as I have loved you.

John 15:17
These things I command you, that you love one another.

1 John 2:7
Dearly beloved, I write not a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which you have heard.

1 John 3:11
For this is the declaration which you have heard from the beginning, that you should love one another.

1 John 4:7
Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for charity is of God. And every one that loveth is born of God and knoweth God.

1 John 4:11
My dearest, if God hath so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

2 John 1:1
The Ancient to the lady Elect and her children, whom I love in the truth: and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth,

Additional Translations
And now I urge you, dear lady—not as a new commandment to you, but one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.

And now I implore you, lady, not as though I am writing to you a new commandment, but that which we have had from the beginning, that we should love one another.

And now I beseech you, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment to you, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote to thee a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

And now I beseech thee, lady, not as writing to thee a new commandment, but that which we have had from [the] beginning, that we should love one another.

And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote to thee a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment to thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

And now, dear lady, I pray you--writing to you, as I do, not a new command, but the one which we have had from the very beginning--let us love one another.

Now I beg you, dear lady, not as though I wrote to you a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

and now I beseech thee, Kyria, not as writing to thee a new command, but which we had from the beginning, that we may love one another,
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