3 John 1:9
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New International Version
I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first, will not welcome us.


New American Standard Bible
I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.


King James Bible
I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
I wrote something to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have first place among them, does not receive us.


International Standard Version
I wrote a letter to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be in charge, will not recognize our authority.


American Standard Version
I wrote somewhat unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.


Douay-Rheims Bible
I had written perhaps to the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the pre-eminence among them, doth not receive us.


Darby Bible Translation
I wrote something to the assembly; but Diotrephes, who loves to have the first place among them, receives us not.


Young's Literal Translation
I did write to the assembly, but he who is loving the first place among them -- Diotrephes -- doth not receive us;
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I wrote to the church: but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, receives us not.

who loveth. [Ho Philoproteuon] 'who loveth the presidency,' or chief place, doubtless in the church, of which Diotrephes was most probably an officer; and being one, magnified himself in his office: he loved such pre-eminence, and behaved haughtily in it.

Matthew 20:20-28 Then came to him the mother of Zebedees children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him...

Matthew 23:4-8 For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders...

Mark 9:34 But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.

Mark 10:35-45 And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, come to him, saying, Master, we would that you should do for us whatever we shall desire...

Luke 22:24-27 And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest...

Romans 12:10 Be kindly affectionate one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;

Philippians 2:3-5 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves...

Titus 1:7-16 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker...

receiveth. See on ver.

3 John 1:8 We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellow helpers to the truth.

Matthew 10:40-42 He that receives you receives me, and he that receives me receives him that sent me...

Mark 9:37 Whoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receives me: and whoever shall receive me, receives not me...

Luke 9:48 And said to them, Whoever shall receive this child in my name receives me: and whoever shall receive me receives him that sent me...

Strong's Concordance
I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.
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3 John Chapter 1 Verse 9

Alphabetical: accept among be but church Diotrephes do does first have I loves not nothing say something the them to us we what who will with wrote

NT Letters: 3 John 1:9 I wrote to the assembly but Diotrephes (3J iiiJ 3Jn iii jn 3 jo)
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