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

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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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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.

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