Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth, just as we have received commandment to do from the Father.

King James Version

I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

Holman Bible

I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth, in keeping with a command we have received from the Father.

International Standard Version

I was overjoyed to find some of your children living truthfully, just as the Father has commanded us.

A Conservative Version

I rejoice exceedingly that I have found of thy children walking in truth, just as we received commandment from the Father.

American Standard Version

I rejoice greatly that I have found certain of thy children walking in truth, even as we received commandment from the Father.

Amplified

I was greatly delighted to find some of your children walking (living) in [the] Truth, just as we have been commanded by the Father [Himself].

An Understandable Version

I was very happy when I learned that some of your children [i.e., members of the congregation] are living in [harmony with the] truth, just as we have been commanded to do by the Father.

Anderson New Testament

I rejoiced greatly because I found some of your children walking in the truth, as we received commandment from the Father.

Bible in Basic English

It gave me great joy to see some of your children walking in the true way, even as we were ordered to do by the Father.

Common New Testament

I rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we have been commanded by the Father.

Daniel Mace New Testament

It was a great satisfaction to me, to see the conduct of your children, was so agreeable to the directions, we received from the father.

Darby Translation

I rejoiced greatly that I have found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received commandment from the Father.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

I rejoiced greatly, when I found some of your children walking in truth, as we received commandment from the Father.

Godbey New Testament

I rejoice exceedingly because I have found some of thy children walking about in truth, as we received commandment from the Father.

Goodspeed New Testament

It makes me exceedingly happy to find that some of your children are guided by truth, just as we have been commanded to be by the Father.

John Wesley New Testament

I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in the truth, as we received commandment from the Father.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I have rejoiced greatly, for I have found of thy sons that they walk in the truth, as we have received the commandment from the Father.

Julia Smith Translation

I was greatly rejoiced that I found of thy children walking about in the truth, as we received a command from the Father.

King James 2000

I rejoiced greatly that I found some of your children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{I was very glad} because I found [some] of your children walking in [the] truth, just as {the Father commanded us}.

Modern King James verseion

I rejoiced greatly that I found your children walking in truth, as we have received command from the Father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I rejoiced greatly, that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment of the father.

Moffatt New Testament

I was overjoyed to find some of your children leading the true Life, as we were commanded to do by the Father.

Montgomery New Testament

I am greatly rejoiced to find some of your children leading their lives in truth, even as we received commandment from the Father.

NET Bible

I rejoiced greatly because I have found some of your children living according to the truth, just as the Father commanded us.

New Heart English Bible

I rejoice greatly that I have found some of your children walking in truth, even as we have been commanded by the Father.

Noyes New Testament

I rejoiced greatly, that I found some of thy children walking in truth, as we received commandment from the Father.

Sawyer New Testament

I rejoiced exceedingly that I found your children walking in the truth as we received commandment from the Father.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I rejoiced greatly that I found thy children walking in truth, as we have received commandment from the Father.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It was a great joy to me to find the lives of some of your children guided by the Truth, in obedience to the command that we received from the Father.

Webster

I rejoiced greatly, that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

Weymouth New Testament

It is an intense joy to me to have found some of your children living true Christian lives, in obedience to the command which we have received from the Father.

Williams New Testament

I am happy to find that some of your children are living by the truth, just as we had been commanded from the Father to do.

World English Bible

I rejoice greatly that I have found some of your children walking in truth, even as we have been commanded by the Father.

Worrell New Testament

I rejoiced exceedingly, because I have found some of your children walking in truth, even as we received commandment from the Father.

Worsley New Testament

I rejoiced greatly that I found among thy children such as walked in truth, as we received commandment from the Father.

Youngs Literal Translation

I rejoiced exceedingly that I have found of thy children walking in truth, even as a command we did receive from the Father;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

λίαν 
Lian 
Usage: 14

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

I found
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

References

Hastings

Joy

Context Readings

Truth And Deception

3 Grace, mercy and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love. 4 I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth, just as we have received commandment to do from the Father. 5 Now I ask you, lady, not as though I were writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.


Cross References

3 John 1:3-4

For I was very glad when brethren came and testified to your truth, that is, how you are walking in truth.

Ephesians 5:8

for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.

Malachi 2:6

"True instruction was in his mouth and unrighteousness was not found on his lips; he walked with Me in peace and uprightness, and he turned many back from iniquity.

Galatians 2:14

But when I saw that they were not straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in the presence of all, "If you, being a Jew, live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.

Philippians 4:10

But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at last you have revived your concern for me; indeed, you were concerned before, but you lacked opportunity.

1 Thessalonians 2:19-20

For who is our hope or joy or crown of exultation? Is it not even you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His coming?

1 Thessalonians 3:6-10

But now that Timothy has come to us from you, and has brought us good news of your faith and love, and that you always think kindly of us, longing to see us just as we also long to see you,

1 John 1:6-7

If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth;

1 John 2:6

the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.

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