ESVI have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority.
NIVI wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first, will not welcome us.
NASBI wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.
CSBThis is why, if I come, I will remind him of the works he is doing, slandering us with malicious words. And he is not satisfied with that! He not only refuses to welcome fellow believers, but he even stops those who want to do so and expels them from the church.
NLTI wrote to the church about this, but Diotrephes, who loves to be the leader, refuses to have anything to do with us.
KJVI wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.