2 Thessalonians 3:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and eat their own bread.

King James Version

Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Holman Bible

Now we command and exhort such people, by the Lord Jesus Christ, that quietly working, they may eat their own bread.

International Standard Version

We order and encourage such people by the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.

A Conservative Version

Now to such men we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that, working with quietness, they should eat their own bread.

American Standard Version

Now them that are such we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Amplified

Now we charge and exhort such persons [as ministers in Him exhorting those] in the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) that they work in quietness and earn their own food and other necessities.

An Understandable Version

Now we command and urge such people, in [the fellowship of] the Lord Jesus Christ, that they work quietly and earn their own living.

Anderson New Testament

Now we command such, and exhort them by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work with quietness, and eat their own bread.

Bible in Basic English

Now to such we give orders and make request in the Lord Jesus, that, working quietly, they get their living.

Common New Testament

Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and earn their own bread to eat.

Daniel Mace New Testament

we command these persons, and exhort them by the Lord Jesus Christ, to stay at home, and earn their bread by labour.

Darby Translation

Now such we enjoin and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that working quietly they eat their own bread.

Godbey New Testament

but we command such and exhort them in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietude working, they must eat their own bread.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now with the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ we charge and exhort such people to keep quiet and do their work and earn their own living.

John Wesley New Testament

Now such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, to work quietly and eat their own bread.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now those that are such, we charge and exhort in our Lord Jesus Christ, that working with quietness, they eat their bread.

Julia Smith Translation

And to such we proclaim and beseech by our Lord Jesus Christ, that, with freedom from care working, they should eat their own bread.

King James 2000

Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now we command and we exhort such people in the Lord Jesus Christ that, working with quietness, they eat their own bread.

Modern King James verseion

Now we command and exhort those who are such, by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work with quietness and eat their own bread.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Them that are such, we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work with quietness, and eat their own bread.

Moffatt New Testament

Now in the Lord Jesus Christ we charge and exhort such persons to keep quiet, to do their work and earn their own living.

Montgomery New Testament

Now all such I command and entreat, by the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ, to work in quietness. and to earn their own living.

NET Bible

Now such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to work quietly and so provide their own food to eat.

New Heart English Bible

Now those who are that way, we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

New simplified Bible

In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command and warn them to lead orderly lives and work to earn their own living.

Noyes New Testament

Now such we charge and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Sawyer New Testament

we charge and exhort such, by our Lord Jesus Christ, to work quietly, and eat their own bread.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, such as these, we charge and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, - that, with quietness, working, their own bread, they be eating.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now such we command, and conjure, by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they labour, and eat their own bread.

Twentieth Century New Testament

All such people we urge, and entreat, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, to attend quietly to their business, and earn their own living.

Webster

Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Weymouth New Testament

To persons of that sort our injunction--and our command by the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ--is that they are to work quietly and eat their own honestly-earned bread.

Williams New Testament

Now on the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ we charge and exhort such persons to do their own work with quiet and eat their own bread.

World English Bible

Now those who are that way, we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Worrell New Testament

Now such we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that, working with quietness, they eat their own bread.

Worsley New Testament

Such we charge and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work quietly and earn their own bread.

Youngs Literal Translation

and such we command and exhort through our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness working, their own bread they may eat;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
such , such thing , such an one , like , such a man , such a fellow
Usage: 51

we command
παραγγέλλω 
Paraggello 
Usage: 30

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

by
διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our , us , we , not tr ,
Usage: 388

κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ἵνα 
Hina 
that , to ,
Usage: 472

with
μετά 
meta 
with , after , among , hereafter , afterward , against , not tr ,
Usage: 346

ἡσυχία 
hesuchia 
Usage: 4

ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

and eat
ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

Context Readings

Warning Against Lazy, Irresponsible Behavior

11 For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies. 12 Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and eat their own bread. 13 But as for you, brethren, do not grow weary of doing good.


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 4:11

and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,

Ephesians 4:28

He who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need.

Genesis 49:14-15

"Issachar is a strong donkey, Lying down between the sheepfolds.

Proverbs 17:1

Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it Than a house full of feasting with strife.

Ecclesiastes 4:6

One hand full of rest is better than two fists full of labor and striving after wind.

Luke 11:3

'Give us each day our daily bread.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

nor did we eat anyone's bread without paying for it, but with labor and hardship we kept working night and day so that we would not be a burden to any of you;

1 Timothy 2:2

for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.



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