32 ((A)the sojourner has not lodged in the street;
    I have opened my doors to the traveler),

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32 but no stranger had to spend the night in the street,
    for my door was always open to the traveler(A)

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32 The stranger did not lodge in the street: but I opened my doors to the traveller.

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13 (A)Contribute to the needs of the saints and (B)seek to show hospitality.

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13 Share with the Lord’s people who are in need.(A) Practice hospitality.(B)

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13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

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Sacrifices Pleasing to God

13 Let (A)brotherly love continue. (B)Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby (C)some have entertained angels unawares.

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Concluding Exhortations

13 Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters.(A) Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers,(B) for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.(C)

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13 Let brotherly love continue.

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

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Support and Opposition

Beloved, it is a faithful thing you do in all your efforts for (A)these brothers, (B)strangers as they are,

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Dear friend, you are faithful in what you are doing for the brothers and sisters,[a](A) even though they are strangers to you.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 3 John 1:5 The Greek word for brothers and sisters (adelphoi) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family.

Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers;

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