3 John 11 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Beloved
agapetos (Greek #27)
beloved
KJV usage: (dearly, well) beloved, dear.
Pronounce: ag-ap-ay-tos'
Origin: from 25
, follow
mimeomai (Greek #3401)
to imitate
KJV usage: follow.
Pronounce: mim-eh'-om-ahee
Origin: middle voice from μῖμος (a "mimic")
c not
me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
that which is
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
evil
kakos (Greek #2556)
worthless (intrinsically, such; whereas 4190 properly refers to effects), i.e. (subjectively) depraved, or (objectively) injurious
KJV usage: bad, evil, harm, ill, noisome, wicked.
Pronounce: kak-os'
Origin: apparently a primary word
, but
alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
that which is
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
good
agathos (Greek #18)
"good" (in any sense, often as noun)
KJV usage: benefit, good(-s, things), well. Compare 2570.
Pronounce: ag-ath-os'
Origin: a primary word
. He
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
d that doeth good
agathopoieo (Greek #15)
to be a well-doer (as a favor or a duty)
KJV usage: (when) do good (well).
Pronounce: ag-ath-op-oy-eh'-o
Origin: from 17
is
esti (Greek #2076)
he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are
KJV usage: are, be(-long), call, X can(-not), come, consisteth, X dure for a while, + follow, X have, (that) is (to say), make, meaneth, X must needs, + profit, + remaineth, + wrestle.
Pronounce: es-tee'
Origin: third person singular present indicative of 1510
of
ek (Greek #1537)
or ἐξ (ex) a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause; literal or figurative; direct or remote)
KJV usage: after, among, X are, at, betwixt(-yond), by (the means of), exceedingly, (+ abundantly above), for(- th), from (among, forth, up), + grudgingly, + heartily, X heavenly, X hereby, + very highly, in, ...ly, (because, by reason) of, off (from), on, out among (from, of), over, since, X thenceforth, through, X unto, X vehemently, with(-out). Often used in composition, with the same general import; often of completion.
Pronounce: ek
God
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
: but
de (Greek #1161)
but, and, etc.
KJV usage: also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: deh
Origin: a primary particle (adversative or continuative)
he
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
that doeth evil
kakopoieo (Greek #2554)
to be a bad-doer, i.e. (objectively) to injure, or (genitive) to sin
KJV usage: do(ing) evil.
Pronounce: kak-op-oy-eh'-o
Origin: from 2555
hath
horao (Greek #3708)
by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear
KJV usage: behold, perceive, see, take heed.
Pronounce: hor-ah'-o
Origin: properly, to stare at (compare 3700), i.e. (by implication) to discern clearly (physically or mentally)
not
ou (Greek #3756)
the absolute negative (compare 3361) adverb; no or not
KJV usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also 3364, 3372.
Pronounce: oo
Origin: οὐκ (ook), and (before an aspirate) οὐχ (ookh) a primary word
seen
horao (Greek #3708)
by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear
KJV usage: behold, perceive, see, take heed.
Pronounce: hor-ah'-o
Origin: properly, to stare at (compare 3700), i.e. (by implication) to discern clearly (physically or mentally)
God
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
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Ministry on This Verse

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Beloved.Beloved, [agapetos ,] is in the vocative singular, and therefore refers to Gaius.follow.Rather, imitate [mimou.]
Ex. 23:2• 2Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment: (Ex. 23:2)
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Psa. 37:27• 27Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore. (Psa. 37:27)
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Prov. 12:11• 11He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding. (Prov. 12:11)
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Isa. 1:16‑17• 16Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil;
17Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
(Isa. 1:16‑17)
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John 10:27• 27My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: (John 10:27)
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John 12:26• 26If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honor. (John 12:26)
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1 Cor. 4:16• 16Wherefore I beseech you, be ye followers of me. (1 Cor. 4:16)
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1 Cor. 11:1• 1Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ. (1 Cor. 11:1)
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Eph. 5:1• 1Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; (Eph. 5:1)
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Phil. 3:17• 17Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample. (Phil. 3:17)
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1 Thess. 1:6• 6And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost: (1 Thess. 1:6)
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1 Thess. 2:14• 14For ye, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judea are in Christ Jesus: for ye also have suffered like things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews: (1 Thess. 2:14)
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2 Tim. 3:10• 10But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, (2 Tim. 3:10)
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2 Tim. 3•  (2 Tim. 3)
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Heb. 6:12• 12That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises. (Heb. 6:12)
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1 Peter 3:13• 13And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good? (1 Peter 3:13)
He that doeth good.
he that doeth evil.
 When we have got to discern our way in the midst of good and evil, we do not know the truth unless we have got Christ. The truth is in Him: it is not in me. The moment that I have Christ, and that I judge according to His feelings and thoughts, I am able to say that is sin. It may take a very fair form—perhaps the loving your father or mother; but still the truth detects everything. (Notes on 3 John by J.N. Darby)
 This insistence on the truth, as the test for the last days, is very remarkable; and so is this preaching itinerancy by persons who took nothing of the Gentiles when they came forth, leaving it to God to cause them to be received of those who had the truth at heart, the truth being their only passport among Christians, and the only means by which the Apostle could guard the faithful. (3 JOHN by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. He that does good is of God. He that does evil has not seen God.

W. Kelly Translation

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Beloved, imitate not the evil but the good. The good-doer is of God; the evil-doer hath not seen God1.

WK Translation Notes

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imitate... ^ the: Gaius was not to "imitate" the evil but the good (11). The copula of Text. Rec. should disappear. (Bible Treasury 14:127)