2 John 1:2
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English Standard Version
because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever:

King James Bible
For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

American Standard Version
for the truth's sake which abideth in us, and it shall be with us for ever:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the sake of the truth which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

English Revised Version
for the truth's sake which abideth in us, and it shall be with us for ever:

Webster's Bible Translation
For the truth's sake which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

Weymouth New Testament
for the sake of the truth which is continually in our hearts and will be with us for ever.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Which dwelleth (τὴν μένουσαν)

Rev., abideth. Enlarging on the idea of the truth: that which abideth. See on 1 John 4:9, on the phrase to abide in, see on 1 John 2:6.

Shall be with us (μεθ' ἡμῶν ἔσται)

With us has the emphatic position in the sentence: and with us it shall be. Note the change from abideth in to shall be with, and see on John 14:16, John 14:17.

2 John 1:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the truth's.

1 Corinthians 9:23 And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.

2 Corinthians 4:5 For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

which.

John 15:7 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask what you will, and it shall be done to you.

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...

2 Timothy 1:5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in you, which dwelled first in your grandmother Lois, and your mother Eunice...

1 Peter 1:23-25 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which lives and stays for ever...

1 John 2:14,17 I have written to you, fathers, because you have known him that is from the beginning. I have written to you, young men...

Cross References
John 14:16
And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever,

2 Peter 1:12
Therefore I intend always to remind you of these qualities, though you know them and are established in the truth that you have.

1 John 1:8
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

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