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2 John 5

And now I ask you, dear lady—hnot as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—ithat we love one another.

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2 John 5 — The New International Version (NIV)

And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. I ask that we love one another.

2 John 5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

2 John 5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

I am writing to remind you, dear friends, that we should love one another. This is not a new commandment, but one we have had from the beginning.

2 John 5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

And now I plead with you, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment to you, but that which we have had from the beginning: that we love one another.

2 John 5 — New Century Version (NCV)

And now, dear lady, this is not a new command but is the same command we have had from the beginning. I ask you that we all love each other.

2 John 5 — American Standard Version (ASV)

And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote to thee a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

2 John 5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And now I beseech thee, lady, not as writing to thee a new commandment, but that which we have had from the beginning, that we should love one another.

2 John 5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Dear lady, I’m now requesting that we continue to love each other. It’s not as though I’m writing to give you a new commandment. Rather, from the beginning we were commanded to love each other.

2 John 5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

So now I urge you, dear lady—not as if I were writing you a new command, but one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.

2 John 5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But now, dear lady, I ask you, not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but one we have had from the beginning, let us love one another.

2 John 5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And now I ask you, lady (not as if I were writing a new commandment to you, but one that we have had from the beginning), that we should love one another.

2 John 5 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Dear lady, I’m not writing you a new command. I’m writing a command we’ve had from the beginning. I’m asking that we love one another.

2 John 5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

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.


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