Parallel Verses

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:

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.

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:

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 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. 6 And you became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit: 7 So that you were examples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia.


Cross References

Acts 13:52

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

1 Corinthians 4:16

Therefore I beseech you, be followers of me.

1 Corinthians 11:1

Be followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Acts 17:5-10

But the Jews who believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain wicked fellows of the rabble, and gathered a company, and set all the city in an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

Not because we have not that right, but to make ourselves an example unto you to follow us.

Hosea 2:14

Therefore, behold, I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak comfortably unto her.

Matthew 16:24

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Mark 10:29-30

And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that has left house, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's,

John 8:12

Then spoke Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 13:13-15

You call me Teacher and Lord: and you say rightly; for so I am.

John 14:16-18

And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever;

Acts 5:41

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

Acts 9:31

Then had the churches rest throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, were multiplied.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;

Romans 8:16-18

The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:

Romans 15:13

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

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

Moreover, brethren, we want you to know of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 8:5

And this they did, not as we expected, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God.

Ephesians 5:1

Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;

Philippians 3:17

Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them who so walk, since you have us for an example.

1 Thessalonians 2:13-14

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually works also in you that believe.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-4

And sent Timothy, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to encourage you concerning your faith:

2 Thessalonians 1:4

So that we ourselves boast of you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure:

Hebrews 10:34

For you had compassion on me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that you have in heaven a better and an enduring possession.

1 Peter 1:6

In which you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold trials:

1 Peter 1:8

Whom having not seen, you love; in whom, though now you see him not, yet believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

1 Peter 3:13

And who is he that will harm you, if you be followers of that which is good?

3 John 1:11

Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

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