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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

2 John 1

Introduction

Overview

2 John 1:1, He exhorts a certain honourable matron, with her children, to persevere in Christian love and belief, 2 John 1:8, lest they lose the reward of their former profession; 2 John 1:10, and to have nothing to do with those seducers that bring not the true doctrine of Christ Jesus.

Verse 1

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elder: 1 Peter 5:1, 3 John 1:1

the elect lady: 2 John 1:5, 2 John 1:13, Luke 1:3, Ephesians 1:4, Ephesians 1:5, 1 Thessalonians 1:3, 1 Thessalonians 1:4, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:14, 1 Peter 1:2

whom: 2 John 1:2, 2 John 1:3, 1 Peter 1:22, 1 Peter 1:23, 1 John 3:18, 3 John 1:1

known: John 8:32, Galatians 2:5, Galatians 2:14, Galatians 3:1, Galatians 5:7, Colossians 1:5, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, 1 Timothy 2:4, Hebrews 10:26, 1 John 2:21

Reciprocal: Proverbs 11:16 - gracious Isaiah 53:11 - by his Matthew 10:2 - John John 15:7 - my Acts 1:13 - Peter Acts 14:23 - elders Acts 20:17 - the elders Romans 16:13 - chosen 1 Corinthians 1:26 - not many mighty 1 Timothy 5:1 - an elder Titus 3:15 - love

Verse 2

the truth's: 1 Corinthians 9:23, 2 Corinthians 4:5

which: John 15:7, Colossians 3:16, 2 Timothy 1:5, 1 Peter 1:23-Lamentations :, 1 John 2:14, 1 John 2:17

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 6:6 - shall be Titus 3:15 - love 1 John 1:8 - the truth 1 John 1:10 - his word 1 John 2:24 - abide 1 John 2:27 - the anointing 2 John 1:1 - whom 3 John 1:3 - the truth

Verse 3

Grace: Romans 1:7, 1 Timothy 1:2

be: Gr. shall be

the Son: 1 John 2:23, 1 John 2:24, 1 John 4:10

in truth: 2 John 1:1, Zechariah 8:19, Galatians 5:6, 1 Timothy 1:14, 2 Timothy 1:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:14 - And God Numbers 6:23 - General Isaiah 53:11 - by his Acts 15:23 - greeting Galatians 1:3 - General 2 Peter 1:17 - God

Verse 4

rejoiced: Philippians 4:10, 1 Thessalonians 2:19, 1 Thessalonians 2:20, 1 Thessalonians 3:6-2 Samuel :, 3 John 1:3, 3 John 1:4

walking: Hosea 14:9, Malachi 2:6, Galatians 2:14, Ephesians 5:2, Ephesians 5:8, 1 John 1:6, 1 John 1:7, 1 John 2:6

Reciprocal: Psalms 26:3 - and Psalms 86:11 - I will Psalms 119:30 - chosen Proverbs 23:15 - if Proverbs 27:11 - be wise Romans 1:12 - that I may Romans 6:17 - But Romans 13:13 - us 1 Corinthians 13:6 - rejoiceth 1 Corinthians 13:13 - the greatest 2 Corinthians 1:3 - the Father of our 2 Corinthians 7:7 - but Philippians 1:4 - with Philippians 2:2 - Fulfil 1 Thessalonians 3:7 - we were Philemon 1:7 - great joy

Verse 5

not: 1 John 2:7, 1 John 2:8, 1 John 3:11

that we: John 13:34, John 13:35, John 15:12, Galatians 5:22, Ephesians 5:2, 1 Thessalonians 4:9, Hebrews 13:1, 1 Peter 1:22, 1 Peter 1:23, 1 Peter 4:8, 2 Peter 1:7, 1 John 3:14-Job :, 1 John 3:23, 1 John 4:7-2 Kings :, 1 John 4:20

Reciprocal: Ephesians 4:1 - beseech 1 John 2:24 - which 2 John 1:1 - the elect lady 2 John 1:6 - This is the

Verse 6

this is love: John 14:15, John 14:21, John 15:10, John 15:14, Romans 13:8, Romans 13:9, Galatians 5:13, Galatians 5:14, 1 John 5:3, 1 John 5:15

This is the: 2 John 1:5, 1 John 2:24

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:6 - love me Numbers 9:18 - and at the Ezekiel 36:27 - cause Hebrews 13:1 - General

Verse 7

many: 2 Peter 2:1-Leviticus :, 1 John 2:18-Song of Solomon :, 1 John 4:1

who: John 1:14, 1 Timothy 3:16, 1 John 4:2, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 13:14

This is: 1 John 2:22, 1 John 4:3

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 29:8 - Let Daniel 11:34 - cleave Luke 21:8 - Take Acts 20:30 - of your Romans 1:3 - according Romans 10:9 - That if Romans 14:11 - confess Romans 16:17 - cause 2 Corinthians 2:17 - which 2 Corinthians 11:13 - false Galatians 1:7 - pervert Philippians 2:11 - every Colossians 2:4 - lest Colossians 2:18 - no 1 Timothy 1:3 - charge Hebrews 5:7 - the Hebrews 9:11 - Christ Hebrews 10:5 - but Hebrews 10:20 - his 1 John 2:26 - concerning 1 John 4:15 - confess

Verse 8

Look: Matthew 24:4, Matthew 24:24, Matthew 24:25, Mark 13:5, Mark 13:6, Mark 13:9, Mark 13:23, Luke 21:8, Hebrews 12:15, Revelation 3:11

that we lose: Galatians 3:4, Galatians 4:11, Philippians 2:15, Philippians 2:16, Philippians 3:16, Hebrews 10:32, Hebrews 10:35, Revelation 3:11

wrought: or, gained, "Some copies read, which ye have gained, but that ye receive, etc."

that we receive: Daniel 12:3, John 4:36, 1 Corinthians 3:8, 1 Corinthians 3:14, 1 Corinthians 15:8

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:44 - utterly unclean Numbers 6:12 - but the Numbers 24:11 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 15:7 - your work Psalms 19:11 - keeping Proverbs 13:13 - rewarded Ecclesiastes 4:9 - a good Ecclesiastes 5:6 - destroy Ezekiel 18:24 - All his Matthew 6:1 - otherwise Matthew 10:41 - a righteous man's Luke 14:30 - General Luke 17:3 - heed Luke 19:19 - Be Luke 19:26 - and from 1 Corinthians 3:15 - he shall Colossians 2:6 - received Colossians 2:8 - spoil Colossians 4:10 - receive 1 Timothy 4:16 - Take 1 Timothy 6:5 - men

Verse 9

abideth not: John 15:6, 1 John 2:22-Jeremiah :

the doctrine: John 7:16, John 7:17, Acts 2:42, Colossians 3:16, Titus 2:10, Hebrews 6:1

hath not: Matthew 11:27, Luke 10:22, John 5:23, John 14:6

He that: Hebrews 3:14

he hath: 1 John 1:3

Reciprocal: Matthew 10:40 - and he that John 1:34 - this John 8:19 - if John 8:47 - General John 15:4 - Abide John 15:23 - General John 20:31 - these Acts 13:43 - persuaded 1 Corinthians 14:6 - doctrine 2 Corinthians 1:3 - the Father of our 2 Corinthians 1:19 - the Son Philippians 1:18 - and I Colossians 2:6 - received Colossians 3:11 - but Colossians 4:10 - receive 1 Timothy 1:3 - charge 1 Timothy 3:9 - the mystery 1 Timothy 4:6 - good doctrine 1 Timothy 4:16 - unto the 2 Timothy 3:10 - my 1 John 2:23 - denieth 1 John 5:12 - that hath the Revelation 2:6 - that

Verse 10

come: 2 John 1:11, Romans 16:17, Romans 16:18, 1 Corinthians 5:11, 1 Corinthians 16:22, Galatians 1:8, Galatians 1:9, 2 Timothy 3:5, 2 Timothy 3:6, Titus 3:10

neither: Genesis 24:12, Psalms 129:8

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:40 - take away Leviticus 19:17 - and not suffer sin upon him Numbers 5:3 - without Ruth 2:4 - The Lord 1 Kings 13:9 - Eat no bread 2 Chronicles 18:3 - I am as thou 2 Chronicles 19:2 - Shouldest Ezra 9:12 - nor seek their peace Proverbs 19:27 - General Matthew 9:11 - Why Matthew 18:17 - let Luke 10:38 - received Acts 11:3 - General Acts 15:4 - received Acts 15:33 - they were Acts 15:40 - being Acts 16:15 - come Romans 14:1 - receive Romans 16:2 - ye receive 2 Corinthians 7:2 - Receive 2 Corinthians 11:29 - and I burn Galatians 1:7 - pervert Ephesians 5:11 - no 1 Timothy 1:3 - charge 1 Timothy 3:9 - the mystery 2 Timothy 3:10 - my Revelation 2:6 - that

Verse 11

partaker: Psalms 50:18, Ephesians 5:11, 1 Timothy 5:22, Revelation 18:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:40 - take away Leviticus 19:17 - and not suffer sin upon him Numbers 5:3 - without Judges 17:2 - Blessed Ruth 2:4 - The Lord 1 Samuel 15:26 - I will not 1 Kings 13:9 - Eat no bread 1 Kings 22:4 - I am as thou 2 Chronicles 18:3 - I am as thou 2 Chronicles 19:2 - Shouldest Ezra 9:12 - nor seek their peace Matthew 18:17 - let Acts 15:40 - being Romans 16:17 - and 2 Corinthians 11:29 - and I burn 2 John 1:10 - come

Verse 12

many: John 16:12

I would: 3 John 1:13

I trust: Romans 15:24, 1 Corinthians 16:5-Judges :, Philemon 1:22, Hebrews 13:19, Hebrews 13:23

face to face: Gr. mouth to mouth, Numbers 12:8

that: John 15:11, John 16:24, John 17:13, 2 Timothy 1:4, 1 John 1:4

our: or, your

Reciprocal: Acts 15:27 - who Philippians 2:24 - General 1 Timothy 3:14 - hoping

Verse 13

2 John 1:1, 1 Peter 5:13

Reciprocal: Acts 15:23 - greeting 2 Corinthians 13:13 - General Colossians 3:12 - as 2 Timothy 4:21 - and all 1 Peter 1:2 - Elect

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 John 1". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/2-john-1.html.