2 John 1:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
The elder, To the lady chosen by God and to her children, whom I love in the truth--and not I only, but also all who know the truth--

New Living Translation
This letter is from John, the elder. I am writing to the chosen lady and to her children, whom I love in the truth—as does everyone else who knows the truth—

English Standard Version
The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth,

Berean Study Bible
The elder, To the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I alone, but also all who know the truth—

New American Standard Bible
The elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not only I, but also all who know the truth,

NASB 1995
The elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not only I, but also all who know the truth,

NASB 1977
The elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not only I, but also all who know the truth,

Amplified Bible
The elder [of the church addresses this letter] to the elect (chosen) lady and her children, whom I love in truth—and not only I, but also all who know and understand the truth—

Christian Standard Bible


Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Elder: To the elect lady and her children: I love all of you in the truth--and not only I, but also all who have come to know the truth--

Contemporary English Version
From the church leader. To a very special woman and her children. I truly love all of you, and so does everyone else who knows the truth.

Good News Translation
From the Elder--To the dear Lady and to her children, whom I truly love. And I am not the only one, but all who know the truth love you,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
From the church leader. To the chosen lady and her children, whom I love because we share the truth. I'm not the only one who loves you. Everyone who knows the truth also loves you.

International Standard Version
From: The Elder To: The chosen lady and her children, whom I genuinely love, and not only I but also all who know the truth,

NET Bible
From the elder, to an elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth (and not I alone, but also all those who know the truth),
Classic Translations
King James Bible
The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;

New King James Version
The Elder, To the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all those who have known the truth,

King James 2000 Bible
The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;

New Heart English Bible
The elder, to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not I only, but also all those who know the truth;

World English Bible
The elder, to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not I only, but also all those who know the truth;

American King James Version
The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;

American Standard Version
The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not I only, but also all they that know the truth;

A Faithful Version
The elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not I alone, but also all those who have known the truth;

Darby Bible Translation
The elder to [the] elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not I only but also all who have known the truth,

English Revised Version
The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not I only, but also all they that know the truth;

Webster's Bible Translation
The elder to the elect lady, and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
The Elder to the elect Lady, and her children, whom I loue in the trueth: and not I onely, but also all that haue knowen the trueth,

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The elder to the elect Lady & her chyldren, whom I loue in the trueth: and not I only, but also all that haue knowen ye trueth:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The Elder. To ye electe lady and hir childre whom I loue in the trueth: & not I onely, but all they also that haue knowne the trueth,

Tyndale Bible of 1526
The elder to the electe lady and her chyldren which I love in the trueth: and not I only but also all that have knowe the trueth
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
The elder to the chosen lady, and to her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all those having known the truth,

Berean Literal Bible
The elder, To the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all those having known the truth--

Young's Literal Translation
The Elder to the choice Kyria, and to her children, whom I love in truth, and not I only, but also all those having known the truth,

Smith's Literal Translation
The elder to the chosen mistress in truth; (and not I only, but also all and to her children, whom I love they having known the truth;)

Literal Emphasis Translation
The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but rather also all those having known the truth-

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
The ancient to the lady Elect, and her children, whom I love in the truth, and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth,

Catholic Public Domain Version
The Elder to the Elect Lady, and those born of her, whom I love in the truth: and not I alone, but also all those who have known the truth,

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The Elder to The Elect lady and her children, those whom I love in the truth, but it is not I only, but also all those who know the truth,

Lamsa Bible
THE minister, to the mother church, and her children, those whom I love in the truth, and not I only, but also all those who have known the truth,

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
THE elder to the elect lady, and to her children, whom I love in the truth: and not I only, but also all who know the truth;

Godbey New Testament
The elder to the elect Cyria, and to her children, whom in truth I love with divine love; and not I, but also those having known the truth;

Haweis New Testament
THE presbyter to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all who have known the truth:

Mace New Testament
The PRESBYTER to the lady ECLECTA and her children, whom I sincerely love, and not only I, but all true christians,

Weymouth New Testament
The Elder to the elect lady and her children. Truly I love you all, and not I alone, but also all who know the truth,

Worrell New Testament
The elder to an elect lady and her children whom I love in truth?and not I only, but also all who know the truth?

Worsley New Testament
The elder unto the excellent Lady, and her children, whom I love in truth: and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;








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