Parallel Verses

Amplified

Brothers and sisters beloved by God, we know that He has chosen you;

New American Standard Bible

knowing, brethren beloved by God, His choice of you;

King James Version

Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.

Holman Bible

knowing your election, brothers loved by God.

International Standard Version

Brothers whom God loves, we know that he has chosen you,

A Conservative Version

Knowing, beloved brothers, your selection by God,

American Standard Version

knowing, brethren beloved of God, your election,

An Understandable Version

We know, my brothers who are dearly loved by God, about your election [i.e., that you were chosen by God because of your obedient faith],

Anderson New Testament

be cause we know, brethren beloved of God, your election.

Bible in Basic English

Being conscious, my brothers, dear to God, that you have been marked out by God's purpose;

Common New Testament

For we know, brethren beloved by God, that he has chosen you;

Daniel Mace New Testament

for we are persuaded, my brethren, that you are the peculiar objects of divine favour;

Darby Translation

knowing, brethren beloved by God, your election.

Godbey New Testament

knowing, brethren beloved of God, your election,

Goodspeed New Testament

For we know, brothers whom God so loves, that he has chosen you,

John Wesley New Testament

) Knowing, beloved brethren, your election of God.

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing, brethren beloved, of God your selection.

King James 2000

Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

knowing, brothers [dearly] loved by God, {that he has chosen you},

Modern King James verseion

knowing, beloved brothers, your election of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

because we know brethren beloved of God, how that ye are elect.

Moffatt New Testament

O brothers beloved by God, we know he has chosen you;

Montgomery New Testament

For I know, O brothers, beloved of God, that he has chosen you;

NET Bible

We know, brothers and sisters loved by God, that he has chosen you,

New Heart English Bible

We know, brothers loved by God, that you are chosen,

Noyes New Testament

since we know, brethren beloved of God, that he hath chosen you;

Sawyer New Testament

knowing, brothers beloved by God, your election,

The Emphasized Bible

Knowing, brethren beloved by God, your election, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

knowing, brethren, beloved of God, your election.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Brothers, whom God loves, we know that he has chosen you,

Webster

Knowing, brethren beloved by God, your election.

Weymouth New Testament

knowing as we do, brethren, that you are beloved by God and that He has chosen you.

Williams New Testament

For we know, brothers so beloved by God, that He has chosen you,

World English Bible

We know, brothers loved by God, that you are chosen,

Worrell New Testament

knowing, brethren beloved by God, your election;

Worsley New Testament

knowing, beloved brethren, your election by God.

Youngs Literal Translation

having known, brethren beloved, by God, your election,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

ἐκλογή 
Ekloge 
Usage: 6

of
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

Images 1 Thessalonians 1:4

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 1:4

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For The Thessalonian Believers

3 recalling unceasingly before our God and Father your work energized by faith, and your service motivated by love and unwavering hope in [the return of] our Lord Jesus Christ. 4 Brothers and sisters beloved by God, we know that He has chosen you; 5 for our good news [regarding salvation] came to you not only in word, but also in [its inherent] power and in the Holy Spirit and with great conviction [on our part]. You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your benefit.


Cross References

2 Thessalonians 2:13

But we should and are [morally] obligated [as debtors] always to give thanks to God for you, believers beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through the sanctifying work of the Spirit [that sets you apart for God’s purpose] and by your faith in the truth [of God’s word that leads you to spiritual maturity].

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, believers, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you [be sure that your behavior reflects and confirms your relationship with God]; for by doing these things [actively developing these virtues], you will never stumble [in your spiritual growth and will live a life that leads others away from sin];

Romans 1:7

[I am writing] to all who are beloved of God in Rome, called to be saints (God’s people) and set apart for a sanctified life, [that is, set apart for God and His purpose]: Grace to you and peace [inner calm and spiritual well-being] from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:28-30

And we know [with great confidence] that God [who is deeply concerned about us] causes all things to work together [as a plan] for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to His plan and purpose.

Romans 9:25

Just as He says in [the writings of the prophet] Hosea:

I will call those who were not My people, ‘My people,’
And [I will call] her who was not beloved, ‘beloved.’”

Romans 11:5-7

So too then, at the present time there has come to be a remnant [a small believing minority] according to God’s gracious choice.

Ephesians 1:4

just as [in His love] He chose us in Christ [actually selected us for Himself as His own] before the foundation of the world, so that we would be holy [that is, consecrated, set apart for Him, purpose-driven] and blameless in His sight. In love

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, being [so very] rich in mercy, because of His great and wonderful love with which He loved us,

Philippians 1:6-7

I am convinced and confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will [continue to] perfect and complete it until the day of Christ Jesus [the time of His return].

Colossians 3:12

So, as God’s own chosen people, who are holy [set apart, sanctified for His purpose] and well-beloved [by God Himself], put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience [which has the power to endure whatever injustice or unpleasantness comes, with good temper];

1 Thessalonians 1:3

recalling unceasingly before our God and Father your work energized by faith, and your service motivated by love and unwavering hope in [the return of] our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 1:9-10

for He delivered us and saved us and called us with a holy calling [a calling that leads to a consecrated life—a life set apart—a life of purpose], not because of our works [or because of any personal merit—we could do nothing to earn this], but because of His own purpose and grace [His amazing, undeserved favor] which was granted to us in Christ Jesus before the world began [eternal ages ago],

Titus 3:4-5

But when the goodness and kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared [in human form as the Man, Jesus Christ],

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father by the sanctifying work of the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus Christ and to be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace [that special sense of spiritual well-being] be yours in increasing abundance [as you walk closely with God].

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