Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of Holy Spirit,

New American Standard Bible

You also became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

King James Version

And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost:

Holman Bible

and you became imitators of us and of the Lord when, in spite of severe persecution, you welcomed the message with joy from the Holy Spirit.

International Standard Version

You became imitators of us and of the Lord. In spite of a great deal of suffering, you welcomed the word with the joy that the Holy Spirit produces.

American Standard Version

And ye became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit;

Amplified

You became imitators of us and [through us] of the Lord, after you welcomed our message in [a time of] great trouble with the joy supplied by the Holy Spirit;

An Understandable Version

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord. [And even though] you suffered much affliction, you welcomed the message with joy [given to you] by the Holy Spirit,

Anderson New Testament

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction with joy of the Holy Spirit,

Bible in Basic English

And you took us and the Lord as your example, after the word had come to you in much trouble, with joy in the Holy Spirit;

Common New Testament

You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit;

Daniel Mace New Testament

and you imitated us, and were imitators of the Lord, having receiv'd the word, notwithstanding all your afflictions, with that alacrity, which the holy spirit inspires.

Darby Translation

and ye became our imitators, and of the Lord, having accepted the word in much tribulation with joy of the Holy Spirit,

Godbey New Testament

And you became imitators of us, and the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation, with the joy of the Holy Ghost;

Goodspeed New Testament

And you followed the example set by us and by the Lord, for though our message brought you great trouble, you welcomed it with joy inspired by the holy Spirit,

John Wesley New Testament

And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye were imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much pressure, with joy of the Holy Spirit:

King James 2000

And you became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, receiving the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

Modern King James verseion

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, welcoming the Word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord: and received the word in much affliction, with joy of the holy ghost:

Moffatt New Testament

and you started to copy us and the Lord, welcoming the word, though it brought you heavy trouble, with a joy inspired by the holy Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

Moreover, you began to follow the pattern I set you, and the Lord's also, receiving the word with joy in the Holy Spirit, although amid severe persecution.

NET Bible

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, when you received the message with joy that comes from the Holy Spirit, despite great affliction.

New Heart English Bible

You became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit,

Noyes New Testament

And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction with joy from the Holy Spirit;

Sawyer New Testament

And you became followers of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

The Emphasized Bible

And, ye, became, imitators of us, and of the Lord, giving welcome unto the word, in much tribulation, with joy of Holy Spirit;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And ye became imitators of us, and of the Lord, receiving the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And you yourselves began to follow, not only our example, but the Master's also; and, in spite of much suffering, you welcomed the Message with a joy inspired by the Holy Spirit,

Webster

And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit:

Weymouth New Testament

And you followed the pattern set you by us and by the Master, after you had received the Message amid severe persecution, and yet with the joy which the Holy Spirit gives,

Williams New Testament

And you followed the example set by us and by the Lord, because you welcomed our message with a joy inspired by the Holy Spirit, in spite of the painful persecutions it brought you,

World English Bible

You became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit,

Worrell New Testament

And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with joy of the Holy Spirit;

Worsley New Testament

And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word tho' in much affliction, yet with joy of the holy Ghost.

Youngs Literal Translation

and ye -- ye did become imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Spirit,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

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

μιμητής 
Mimetes 
Usage: 7

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

and

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

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

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

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

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

θλίψις 
Thlipsis 
Usage: 33

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

joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

of the Holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Thessalonians 1:6

Images 1 Thessalonians 1:6

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 1:6

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For The Thessalonian Believers

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, 7 in order for you to become examples to all those who believe, in Macedonia and in Achaia.


Cross References

Acts 13:52

And the disciples were filled with joy and Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:16

I beseech you therefore, become followers of me.

1 Corinthians 11:1

Become ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.

Galatians 5:22

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

Acts 17:5-10

But the disobedient Jews having taken along certain evil men of the marketplaces, and having gathered a mob, were rioting the city. And having stood by the house of Jason, they sought to bring them out to the populace.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

Not because we have no right, but that we might give ourselves an example to you, in order to imitate us.

Hosea 2:14

Therefore, behold, I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak soothingly to her.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to his disciples, If any man wants to come behind me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Mark 10:29-30

And having answered, Jesus said, Truly I say to you, there is no man who has left house, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, because of me, and because of the good-news,

John 8:12

Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world. He who follows me would, no, not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life.

John 13:13-15

Ye call me, Teacher, and, Lord. And ye say well, for I am.

John 14:16-18

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another helper, so that he may dwell with you into the age,

Acts 5:41

Indeed therefore they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were considered worthy to be treated shamefully for the name of Jesus.

Acts 9:31

Indeed therefore the congregations throughout the whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being edified. And, going in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we also take pride in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance,

Romans 8:16-18

The Spirit itself testifies with our spirit, that we are children of God.

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, for ye to abound in hope in the power of Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

And, brothers, we declare to you the grace of God that has been given in the congregations of Macedonia,

2 Corinthians 8:5

And it was not as we expected, but first they gave themselves to the Lord and to us through the will of God,

Ephesians 5:1

Become ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

Philippians 3:17

Brothers, become fellow-imitators of me, and watch those who so walk, just as ye have us for an example.

1 Thessalonians 2:13-14

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.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-4

And we sent Timothy, our brother, and a helper of God, and our fellow workman in the good-news of the Christ, in order to establish you and to encourage you about your faith,

2 Thessalonians 1:4

So as for us ourselves to have pride in you in the congregations of God, for your perseverance and faith in all your persecutions and in the tribulations that ye endure,

Hebrews 10:34

For ye were both compassionate about my bonds, and ye accepted with joy the plundering of your possessions, knowing yourselves to have a superior and an enduring existence in the heavens.

1 Peter 1:6

In which ye greatly rejoice, although made sorrowful in various trials. Since it is now necessary for a little while,

1 Peter 1:8

Whom, not having seen, ye love, in whom, not now seeing but believing, ye exult in inexpressible and glorified joy,

1 Peter 3:13

And who is he who will harm you, if ye become imitators of the good?

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate the evil, but the good. The man doing right is of God. The man doing wrong has not seen God.

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