“I had many things to write, but I will not with ink and pen write unto thee:”
King James Version (KJV)
1:11 Follow not that which is evil - In Diotrephes. But that which is good - In Demetrius. He hath not seen God - Is a stranger to him.
1:12 And from the truth itself - That is, what they testify is the very truth. Yea, we also bear testimony - I and they that are with me.
1:14 Salute the friends by name - That is, in the same manner as if I had named them one by one. The word friend does not often occur in the New Testament, being swallowed up in the more endearing one of brother.
3Jo 1:13,14 I had many things to write. These verses correspond with 2Jo 1:12,13. See notes there.