Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

because the good-news from us happened to you not in word only, but also in power, and in Holy Spirit, and in much assurance, as ye know what kind of men we became among you, because of you.

New American Standard Bible

for our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.

King James Version

For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.

Holman Bible

For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power, in the Holy Spirit, and with much assurance. You know what kind of men we were among you for your benefit,

International Standard Version

for the gospel we brought did not come to you in words only, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit, and with deep conviction. Indeed, you know what kind of people we proved to be while we were with you, acting on your behalf.

American Standard Version

how that our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; even as ye know what manner of men we showed ourselves toward you for your sake.

Amplified

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.

An Understandable Version

for our Gospel came to you, not merely in words, but also in power, in [a demonstration of] the Holy Spirit [See I Cor. 2:4] and with ["our" or "your"] deep conviction [of its truth]. You people know what kind of men we were while living among you for your benefit.

Anderson New Testament

For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in full assurance, as you know what sort of persons we were among you for your sakes.

Bible in Basic English

Because our good news came to you, not in word only, but in power, and in the Holy Spirit, so that you were completely certain of it; even as you saw what our behaviour to you was like from our love to you.

Common New Testament

for our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.

Daniel Mace New Testament

since the gospel we preach'd, did not consist only of words, but was fully confirm'd by miracles and gifts of the holy spirit, you yourselves being witnesses, what we did among you and for you.

Darby Translation

For our glad tidings were not with you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; even as ye know what we were among you for your sakes:

Godbey New Testament

because our gospel came not unto you in word only, but in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as you know what sort we were among you for your sakes.

Goodspeed New Testament

for our preaching of the good news did not come to you as mere words but with power and the holy Spirit and full conviction??ou know the kind of life we lived among you for your good.

John Wesley New Testament

For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also with power, and with the Holy Ghost, and with much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you, for your sake.

Julia Smith Translation

For our good news was not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much complete certainty; as we know what we were among you for your sake.

King James 2000

For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; as you know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because our gospel did not come to you with word only, but also with power and with the Holy Spirit and with much certainty, just as you know what sort of [people] we became among you for your sake.

Modern King James verseion

For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance, as you know what kind of men we were among you for your sake.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and also in the holy ghost and in much certainty, as ye know after what manner we behaved ourselves among you, for your sakes.

Moffatt New Testament

for our gospel came to you not with mere words but also with power and with the holy Spirit, with ample conviction on our part (you know what we were to you, for your own good),

Montgomery New Testament

for my gospel did not come to you in word only, but in power also, and in the Holy Spirit, and with deep conviction. For you know also the manner in which I behaved myself among you for your sakes.

NET Bible

in that our gospel did not come to you merely in words, but in power and in the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction (surely you recall the character we displayed when we came among you to help you).

New Heart English Bible

and that our Good News came to you not in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and with much assurance. You know what kind of men we showed ourselves to be among you for your sake.

Noyes New Testament

because the gospel preached by us came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; as ye well know what sort of persons we became among you for your sake.

Sawyer New Testament

that our gospel came not to you in word only, but with power and with the Holy Spirit and with full assurance, as you know what we were among you for your sakes.

The Emphasized Bible

How that, our glad-message, came not unto you, in word only, but also in power, and in Holy Spirit, and in much assurance, - even as ye know what manner of men we became unto you, for your sake;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in great fulness of assurance; as ye know what manner of men we have been among you for your sakes.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Because the Good News that we brought came home to you, not merely as so many words, but with a power and a fulness of conviction due to the Holy Spirit. For you know the life that we lived among you for your good.

Webster

For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.

Weymouth New Testament

The Good News that we brought you did not come to you in words only, but also with power and with the Holy Spirit and with much certainty, for you know the sort of men we became among you, as examples for your sakes.

Williams New Testament

for our preaching of the good news came to you not entirely in words but with power and with the Holy Spirit and with absolute certainty (for you know the kind of men we were among you for your own sakes).

World English Bible

and that our Good News came to you not in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and with much assurance. You know what kind of men we showed ourselves to be among you for your sake.

Worrell New Testament

because our Gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; even as ye know what manner of men we became toward you, for your sake.

Worsley New Testament

For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the holy Ghost, and in much certainty; as ye know what sort of persons we were among you for your sakes.

Youngs Literal Translation

because our good news did not come to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance, even as ye have known of what sort we became among you because of you,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 314
Usage: 293

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461


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

δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

and



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

the Holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

πληροφορία 
Plerophoria 
Usage: 4

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

ye know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

οἷος 
Hoios 
such as, as, which, what manner, so as, what manner of man, what
Usage: 11

we were
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Thessalonians 1:5

Images 1 Thessalonians 1:5

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 1:5

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For The Thessalonian Believers

4 Knowing, beloved brothers, your selection by God, 5 because the good-news from us happened to you not in word only, but also in power, and in Holy Spirit, and in much assurance, as ye know what kind of men we became among you, because of you. 6 And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of Holy Spirit,


Cross References

Colossians 2:2

So that their hearts may be encouraged, having been united together in love, and for all wealth of the full assurance of understanding, to knowledge of the mystery of the God and Father of the Christ.

2 Thessalonians 2:14

for which he called you, through our good-news, for an acquired possession of glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 2:3-4

how will we escape, having neglected so great a salvation? Which first, having taken to be spoken by the Lord, was verified for us by those who heard;

Isaiah 55:11

so shall my word be that goes forth out of my mouth. It shall not return to me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please. And it shall prosper in the thing to which I sent it.

Mark 16:20

And those men, having gone forth, they preached everywhere, the Lord working jointly, and confirming the word by the signs that followed. Truly.

John 16:7-15

Nevertheless I tell you the truth, it is expedient for you that I depart, for if I do not depart, the helper will not come to you. But whenever I go, I will send him to you.

Acts 2:33

Therefore, exalted by the right hand of God, and having received the promise of the Holy Spirit from the Father, he poured out this that ye now see and hear.

Acts 10:44-46

While Peter still spoke these sayings, the Holy Spirit fell on all those who heard the word.

Acts 11:15-18

And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell on them, just as also on us at the beginning.

Acts 11:21

And the hand of Lord was with them, and a great number who believed turned to the Lord.

Acts 16:14

And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple of the city of Thyatira, a woman who worshiped God, was listening, whose heart the Lord opened to heed the things being spoken by Paul.

Acts 20:18-19

And when they came to him, he said to them, Ye know, from the first day in which I stepped in Asia, how I became with you all the time,

Acts 20:33-35

I coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the good-news of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation to every man who believes, both to the Jew first, and to the Greek.

Romans 2:16

in a day when God judges the secrets of men by Jesus Christ, according to my good-news.

Romans 15:18-19

For I will not dare to speak anything of which Christ did not accomplish through me for the obedience of Gentiles, by word and work,

1 Corinthians 1:24

But to them, to the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God.

1 Corinthians 2:2-5

For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ, even this crucified man.

1 Corinthians 3:6

I planted, Apollos watered, but God caused growth.

1 Corinthians 3:16

Know ye not that ye are a temple of God and the Spirit of God dwells in you?

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think God has exhibited us the apostles least, as men sentenced to die, because we became a spectacle to the world, both to heavenly agents and to men.

1 Corinthians 4:20

For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

1 Corinthians 9:19-23

For although being free from all men, I made myself a servant to all, so that I might gain the more.

1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I also strive to please in all things for all men, not seeking my own advantage, but that of the many, so that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 12:7-11

But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each man toward that which is beneficial.

2 Corinthians 3:6

who also made us qualified helpers of a new covenant, not of a document, but of a spirit, for the document kills but the spirit makes alive.

2 Corinthians 4:1-3

Because of this (having this ministry), in as much as we received mercy, we do not become discouraged.

2 Corinthians 6:3-10

giving not one cause of stumbling in anything, so that the ministry may not be criticized,

2 Corinthians 10:4-5

For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty in God for the demolition of strongholds,

Galatians 1:8-12

But even if we, or an agent from heaven, should preach a good-news to you contrary to what we preached to you, let him be accursed.

Galatians 2:2

And I went up according to revelation, and I declared to them the good-news that I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to those who were of repute, lest somehow I might be running or ran in vain.

Galatians 3:2-5

I only want to learn this from you. Did ye receive the Spirit from works of law, or from a listening ear of faith?

Galatians 5:5

For we, in a Spirit of faith, wait for a hope of righteousness.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 1:17-20

So that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in knowledge of him,

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, being rich in mercy, through his great love that he loved us,

Ephesians 2:10

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God preordained that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 3:20

Now to him who is able to do above extraordinary--above all things that we ask or think--according to the power that works in us,

Philippians 2:13

For it is God who works in you both to desire and to work for approval.

Philippians 4:9

And what ye learned and received and heard and saw in me, these things do, and the God of peace will be with you.

1 Thessalonians 2:1-11

For ye yourselves know, brothers, our entrance with you, that it has not become empty.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And because of this we thank God without ceasing, because, having received the word of God heard from us, ye received not the word of men, but as it truly is, the word of God, which also is at work in you who believe.

2 Thessalonians 3:7-9

For ye yourselves know how it is necessary to imitate us. Because we did not act disorderly among you,

1 Timothy 4:12-16

Let no man disparage thy youth, but become an example of the faithful, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

2 Timothy 2:8

Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, of the seed of David, according to my good-news,

2 Timothy 2:10

Because of this I endure all things because of the chosen, so that they also may experience salvation in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.

Titus 3:5-6

he saved us, not of works in righteousness that we did, but according to his mercy through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 6:11

And we earnestly desire each of you to show the same diligence toward the full assurance of the hope until the end,

Hebrews 6:18-19

So that by two immutable events, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have strong encouragement, having fled for refuge to seize the hope being openly displayed.

Hebrews 10:22

let us approach with a TRUE heart in full assurance of faith, our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our body washed in pure water.

James 1:16-18

Be not led astray, my beloved brothers.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who begot us again according to his abundant mercy for a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 1:12

To whom it was revealed, that they were serving not themselves, but you, those things that were now reported to you by those who preached good-news to you in Holy Spirit, which was sent forth from heaven, into which things heavenly

1 Peter 5:3

nor as domineering over the lots, but becoming examples of the flock.

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, brothers, instead be diligent to make your calling and selection sure, for doing these things, ye would, no, not ever stumble.

2 Peter 1:19

And we have the prophetic word sure, to which ye do well giving heed, as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns, and the daystar arises in your hearts.

Psalm 10:2-3

In the pride of the wicked man the poor man is hotly pursued. Let them be taken in the devices that they have conceived.

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