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2 John 1:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— for the truth's sake which abideth in us, and it shall be with us for ever:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— for the sake of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever:
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the truth's sake which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— for the truth's sake which abides in us and shall be with us to eternity.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For the sake of the truth that abideth in us, and, with us, shall be unto times age-abiding,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— because of the truth that is remaining in us, and with us shall be to the age,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For the sake of the truth which dwelleth in us and shall be with us for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the trueths sake which dwelleth in vs, and shalbe with vs for euer:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— on account of the truth which abideth in us, and is with us for ever;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— for the sake of the truth, which abideth in us and is with us for ever.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For y1223
[1223] Standard
διά
dia
{dee-ah'}
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
the truth's sake, 225
{0225} Prime
ἀλήθεια
aletheia
{al-ay'-thi-a}
From G0227; truth.
x1223
(1223) Complement
διά
dia
{dee-ah'}
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
which y3588
[3588] Standard

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
dwelleth 3306
{3306} Prime
μένω
meno
{men'-o}
A primary verb; to stay (in a given place, state, relation or expectancy).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
us, 2254
{2254} Prime
ἡμῖν
hemin
{hay-meen'}
Dative plural of G1473; to (or for, with, by) us.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
shall be 2071
{2071} Prime
ἔσομαι
esomai
{es'-om-ahee}
Future tense of G1510; will be.
z5704
<5704> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 188
with 3326
{3326} Prime
μετά
meta
{met-ah'}
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
us 2257
{2257} Prime
ἡμῶν
hemon
{hay-mone'}
Genitive plural of G1473; of (or from) us.
for y1519
[1519] Standard
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
ever. 165
{0165} Prime
αἰών
aion
{ahee-ohn'}
From the same as G0104; properly an age; by extension perpetuity (also past); by implication the world; specifically (Jewish) a Messianic period (present or future).
x1519
(1519) Complement
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 John 1:2

_ _ For the truth’s sake — joined with “I love,” 2 John 1:1. “They who love in the truth, also love on account of the truth.

_ _ dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever — in consonance with Christ’s promise.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 John 1:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 John 1:2

For the truth's sake, which abideth in us — As a living principle of faith and holiness.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the truth's:

1 Corinthians 9:23 And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with [you].
2 Corinthians 4:5 For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

which:

John 15:7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
2 Timothy 1:5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.
1 Peter 1:23-25 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever. ... But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.
1 John 2:14 I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him [that is] from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.
1 John 2:17 And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
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Jn 15:7. 1Co 9:23. 2Co 4:5. Col 3:16. 2Ti 1:5. 1P 1:23. 1Jn 2:14, 17.

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