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3 John 1:14

But I trust I shall shortly see you, and we shall speak face to face. Peace be to you. Our friends greet you. Greet the friends by name.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
Salute the friends by name. The Syriac renders this verse, The friends pray for your peace: pray for the peace of the friends, for every one by name. 1S. Jerome uses the word cœcutiat. I am not sure, having regard to the context, that he does not mean, "get out of their depth," as we say in English. 2This word is not in Liddell and Scott, but I take it to be a feminine form of πύργς. THE END > ...

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
This was a very usual salutation among the Jews, by which they wished every possible blessing might come upon their friends they thus saluted. (Menochius)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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