Parallel Verses

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:

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.

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,

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.

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 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. 6 And ye were imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much pressure, with joy of the Holy Spirit: 7 So that ye were types to all believing in Macedonia and Achaia.


Cross References

Acts 13:52

And the disciples were filled with joy, and the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:16

I beseech you therefore, be ye imitators of me.

1 Corinthians 11:1

Be ye imitators of me, as I also of Christ.

Galatians 5:22

And the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faith,

Acts 17:5-10

And the unbelieving Jews, having been jealous, and having taken certain evil men of the vulgar, and excited to tumult, they disturbed the city by loud noise, and having stood against the house of Jason, they sought to bring them to the populace.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

Not that we have not power, but that we give ourselves a type to you to imitate us.

Hosea 2:14

For this, behold, I entice her, and I caused her to go into the desert, and I spake to her heart.

Matthew 16:24

Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any wish to come after me, let him deny himself absolutely, and lift up his cross, and follow me.

Mark 10:29-30

And Jesus having answered, said, Truly I say to you, There is none who has left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or fields, for sake of me, and the good news,

John 8:12

Again therefore Jesus spake to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he following me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 13:13-15

Ye call one 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 Intercessor, that should remain with you forever;

Acts 5:41

Truly therefore they went rejoicing from the face of the council, that for his name they were deemed worthy to be dishonoured.

Acts 9:31

Then truly the churches through the Whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria, had peace, being built up; and going in the fear of the Lord, and in the consolation of the Holy Spirit, were multiplied.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only, but also we boast in affliction: knowing that affliction works perseverance;

Romans 8:16-18

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

Romans 15:13

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

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

And we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God given in the churches of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 8:5

And not as we hoped, but they gave themselves first to the Lord, and to us by the will of God.

Ephesians 5:1

Be ye therefore imitators of God, as dearly beloved children;

Philippians 3:17

Be ye imitators together of me, brethren, and observe narrowly those walking thus, as ye have us for a type.

1 Thessalonians 2:13-14

For this also we return thanks to God continually, that, having received the word of God from our report, ye received not the word of man, but as it is truly, the word of God, which is also energetic in you the believing.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-4

And sent Timothy, our brother, and servant of God, and our coworker in the good news of Christ, in order to make you firm, and comfort you for your faith

2 Thessalonians 1:4

So that we ourselves boast in you in all the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your expulsions and pressures which ye endure:

Hebrews 10:34

For ye also suffered together with me in bonds, and received the pillage of your possessions with joy, knowing to have in yourselves a better and abiding substance in the heavens.

1 Peter 1:6

By which ye are transported with joy, now for a little, (if it is necessary,) having grieved in various temptations:

1 Peter 1:8

Whom not having seen, ye love; in whom, now not seeing, but believing, ye are transported with joy unalterable, and highly valued:

1 Peter 3:13

And who going to injure you, if ye be imitators of good?

3 John 1:11

Dearly beloved, imitate not evil, but good. He doing good is of God: and he doing evil has not seen God.

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