Therefore we ought to [a]support such people, so that we may [b]prove to be fellow workers [c]with the truth.

I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to (A)be first among them, does not accept [d]what we say. 10 For this reason, (B)if I come, I will call attention to his deeds which he does, unjustly accusing us with malicious words; and not satisfied with this, he himself does not (C)receive the (D)brothers either, and he forbids those who want to do so and (E)puts them out of the church.

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Footnotes

  1. 3 John 1:8 Or receive as guests
  2. 3 John 1:8 Or become fellow
  3. 3 John 1:8 Or for
  4. 3 John 1:9 Lit us