New International Version
It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling how you continue to walk in it.
King James Bible
For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.
Darby Bible Translation
For I rejoiced exceedingly when [the] brethren came and bore testimony to thy [holding fast the] truth, even as *thou* walkest in truth.
World English Bible
For I rejoiced greatly, when brothers came and testified about your truth, even as you walk in truth.
Young's Literal Translation
for I rejoiced exceedingly, brethren coming and testifying of the truth in thee, even as thou in truth dost walk;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When the brethren came - Probably the same of whom he speaks in the fifth (3 John 1:5) and following verses, and who appear to have been itinerant evangelists.
The truth that is in thee - The soundness of thy faith and the depth of thy religion.
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[Sidenote: The Author.] The author describes himself as "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ" (i. 1). Few books of the New Testament are so well attested as this Epistle. The external evidence for its authenticity is strong, and stronger than that for any other Catholic Epistle except 1 John. It seems to be quoted in Didache, i. 4. The letter of Polycarp written about A.D. 110 shows a complete familiarity with 1 Peter. He evidently regarded it as a letter of the highest authority. His contemporary …
Leighton Pullan—The Books of the New Testament
In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty)
1 Corinthians 13:6
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.
2 John 1:4
It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father commanded us.
3 John 1:2
Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.
3 John 1:5
Dear friend, you are faithful in what you are doing for the brothers and sisters, even though they are strangers to you.
3 John 1:10
So when I come, I will call attention to what he is doing, spreading malicious nonsense about us. Not satisfied with that, he even refuses to welcome other believers. He also stops those who want to do so and puts them out of the church.
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