3 John 1:8
Good News Translation
We Christians, then, must help these people, so that we may share in their work for the truth.

Contemporary English Version
We must support people like them, so we can take part in what they are doing to spread the truth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We therefore ought to receive such: that we may be fellow helpers of the truth.

New American Bible
Therefore, we ought to support such persons, so that we may be co-workers in the truth.

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We therefore ought to receive such: that we may be fellow helpers of the truth.

to receive.

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.

Matthew 10:14,40 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words: going forth out of that house or city shake off the dust from your feet. . . .

Luke 11:7 And he from within should answer and say: Trouble me not; the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed. I cannot rise and give thee.

2 Corinthians 7:2,3 Receive us. We have injured no man: we have corrupted no man: we have overreached no man. . . .

fellow-helpers.

1 Corinthians 3:5-9 The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given. . . .

1 Corinthians 16:10,11 Now if Timothy come, see that he be with you without fear: for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also do. . . .

2 Corinthians 6:1 And we helping do exhort you that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

2 Corinthians 8:23 Either for Titus, who is my companion and fellow labourer towards you, or our brethren, the apostles of the churches, the glory of Christ.

Philippians 4:3 And I entreat thee also, my sincere companion, help those women who have laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement and the rest of my fellow labourers, whose names are in the book of life.

Colossians 4:11 And Jesus that is called Justus: who are of the circumcision. These only are my helpers, in the kingdom of God: who have been a comfort to me.

1 Thessalonians 3:2 And we sent Timothy, our brother and the minister of God in the gospel of Christ, to confirm you and exhort you concerning your faith:

Philemon 1:2 And to Appia, our dearest sister, and to Archippus, our fellow soldier, and to the church which is in thy house.

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Context
Gaius Commended for His Hospitality
7Because, for his name they went out, taking nothing of the Gentiles. 8We therefore ought to receive such: that we may be fellow helpers of the truth. 9I had written perhaps to the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, doth not receive us.…
Cross References
3 John 1:7
Because, for his name they went out, taking nothing of the Gentiles.

3 John 1:9
I had written perhaps to the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, doth not receive us.

Additional Translations
Therefore we ought to support such men, so that we may be fellow workers for the truth.

Therefore we ought to receive such men, so that we may be fellow workers in the truth.

We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellow helpers to the truth.

We therefore ought to welcome such, that we may be fellow-workers for the truth.

We therefore ought to receive such, that we may be fellow-workers with the truth.

We therefore ought to welcome such, that we may be fellow-workers with the truth.

We therefore ought to receive such, that we may be fellow-helpers to the truth.

It is therefore our duty to show hospitality to such men, so that we may be fellow workers in promoting the truth.

We therefore ought to receive such, that we may be fellow workers for the truth.

we, then, ought to receive such, that fellow-workers we may become to the truth.
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