2 John 1:5
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English Standard Version
And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.

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

American Standard Version
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.

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.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
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.

2 John 1:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

New (καινὴν)

See on Matthew 26:29.

We had (εἴχαμεν)

The apostle identifies himself with his readers.

2 John 1:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

not.

1 John 2:7,8 Brothers, I write no new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you had from the beginning...

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

that we.

John 13:34,35 A new commandment I give to 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 love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us...

1 Thessalonians 4:9 But as touching brotherly love you need not that I write to you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

Hebrews 13:1 Let brotherly love continue.

1 Peter 1:22,23 Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers...

1 Peter 4:8 And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

1 John 3:14-18,23 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brothers. He that loves not his brother stays in death...

1 John 4:7-12,20 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loves is born of God, and knows God...

Cross References
John 13:34
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

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

1 John 2:7
Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard.

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

1 John 4:7
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

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