3 John 1:3
Good News Translation
I was so happy when some Christians arrived and told me how faithful you are to the truth--just as you always live in the truth.

Contemporary English Version
It makes me very happy when the Lord's followers come by and speak openly of how you obey the truth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I was exceedingly glad when the brethren came and gave testimony to the truth in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.

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I was exceedingly glad when the brethren came and gave testimony to the truth in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.

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3 John 1:4 I have no greater grace than this, to hear that my children walk in truth.

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2 John 1:4 I was exceeding glad that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

Philippians 1:4 Always in all my prayers making supplication for you all with joy:

1 Thessalonians 2:19,20 For what is our hope or joy or crown of glory? Are not you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming? . . .

when.

Romans 1:8,9 First, I give thanks to my God, through Jesus Christ, for you all: because your faith is spoken of in the whole world. . . .

2 Corinthians 7:6,7 But God, who comforteth the humble, comforted us by the coming of Titus. . . .

Ephesians 1:15,16 Wherefore, I also, hearing of your faith that is in the Lord Jesus and of your love towards all the saints, . . .

Colossians 1:7,8 As you learned of Epaphras, our most beloved fellow servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ Jesus; . . .

1 Thessalonians 3:6-9 But now when Timothy came to us from you and related to us your faith and charity, and that you have a good remembrance of us always, desiring to see us as we also to see you: . . .

the truth.

2 John 1:2,4 For the sake of the truth which dwelleth in us and shall be with us for ever. . . .

Psalm 119:11 Thy words have I hidden in my heart, that I may not sin against thee.

Context
Greeting to Gaius from the Elder
2Dearly beloved, concerning all things I make it my prayer that thou mayest proceed prosperously and fare well, as thy soul doth prosperously. 3I was exceedingly glad when the brethren came and gave testimony to the truth in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth. 4I have no greater grace than this, to hear that my children walk in truth.…
Cross References
Acts 1:15
In those days Peter rising up in the midst of the brethren, said (now the number of persons together was about an hundred and twenty):

1 Corinthians 13:6
Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth with the truth:

Galatians 6:10
Therefore, whilst we have time, let us work good to all men, but especially to those who are of the household of the faith.

2 John 1:4
I was exceeding glad that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

3 John 1:2
Dearly beloved, concerning all things I make it my prayer that thou mayest proceed prosperously and fare well, as thy soul doth prosperously.

3 John 1:5
Dearly beloved, thou dost faithfully whatever thou dost for the brethren: and that for strangers,

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.

Additional Translations
For I was overjoyed when the brothers came and testified about your devotion to the truth, in which you continue to walk.

For I rejoiced exceedingly of the brothers coming and bearing witness of your truth, just as you are walking in truth.

For I rejoiced greatly, when the brothers came and testified of the truth that is in you, even as you walk in the truth.

For I rejoiced greatly, when brethren came and bare witness unto thy truth, even as thou walkest in truth.

For I rejoiced exceedingly when [the] brethren came and bore testimony to thy [holding fast the] truth, even as thou walkest in truth.

For I rejoiced greatly, when brethren came and bare witness unto thy truth, even as thou walkest in truth.

For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.

For it is an intense joy to me when brethren come and bear witness to your fidelity to the truth--that you live in obedience to the truth.

For I rejoiced greatly, when brothers came and testified about your truth, even as you walk in truth.

for I rejoiced exceedingly, brethren coming and testifying of the truth in thee, even as thou in truth dost walk;
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