Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

This is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

International Standard Version

Here is another reason why we constantly give thanks to God: When you received God's word, which you heard from us, you did not accept it as the word of humans but for what it really is the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.

American Standard Version

And for this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when ye received from us the word of the message, even the word of God, ye accepted it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also worketh in you that believe.

Amplified

And we also thank God continually for this, that when you received the word of God [concerning salvation] which you heard from us, you welcomed it not as the word of [mere] men, but as it truly is, the word of God, which is effectually at work in you who believe [exercising its inherent, supernatural power in those of faith].

An Understandable Version

And because of this we also thank God continually that, when you people received the message of God, which you heard from us, you did not accept it as a message from [mere] human beings, but as it truly is, the message from God, which is at work in you believers.

Anderson New Testament

For this reason, also, we thank God without ceasing; be cause, when you received the word of God, as preached by us, you embraced it, not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually works in you that believe.

Bible in Basic English

And for this cause we still give praise to God, that, when the word came to your ears through us, you took it, not as the word of man, but, as it truly is, the word of God, which has living power in you who have faith.

Common New Testament

And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.

Daniel Mace New Testament

nor do we fail of giving thanks to God continually, that, when you received the word of God, which we preach, you did not receive it as the doctrine of men, but as a doctrine that appears to be truly divine, by the influences it displays in you, who believe.

Darby Translation

And for this cause we also give thanks to God unceasingly that, having received the word of the report of God by us, ye accepted, not men's word, but, even as it is truly, God's word, which also works in you who believe.

Godbey New Testament

And on account of this we also give thanks to God incessantly, because, receiving the word of God from us by hearing, you received it not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, who indeed works in you who believe.

Goodspeed New Testament

We for our part constantly thank God for another reason too??ecause when you received God's message from our lips, you welcomed it not as the message of men but as the message of God, as it really is, which does its work in the hearts of you believers.

John Wesley New Testament

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, even because when ye received the word of God from us, ye received it, not as the word of men, but (as it is in truth) the word of God, who likewise effectually worketh in you that believe.

Julia Smith Translation

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.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And because of this we also give thanks to God constantly, that [when you] received God's word {that you heard} from us, you accepted [it] not [as the] word of men, but as [it] truly is, [the] word of God, which also is at work in you who believe.

Modern King James verseion

And for this cause we thank God without ceasing, that when you received the Word of hearing, of God, you welcomed it as the Word of God, not as a word of men, but as it is, truly the Word of God, which also effectually works in you who believe.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For this cause thank we God without ceasing, because that when ye received of us the word, wherewith God was preached, ye received it not as the word of man: but even as it was, indeed, the word of God; which worketh in you that believe.

Moffatt New Testament

We thank God constantly for this too, that when you received the word of the divine message from us, you took it not as a human word but for what it really is, the word of God. It proves effective in you believers,

Montgomery New Testament

For this reason also I am giving continual thanks to God, because when you heard from me the spoken word of God, you received it not as the word of men, but as the word of God (which in truth it is), who himself is effectually at work in you believe.

NET Bible

And so we too constantly thank God that when you received God's message that you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human message, but as it truly is, God's message, which is at work among you who believe.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

And for this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when ye received the word of God which ye heard from us, ye received it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also is powerfully working in you that believe.

Sawyer New Testament

For this cause also we thank God without ceasing, that receiving the word of God heard from us, you received not a word of men, but, as it is in truth, a word of God, who also works in you that believe.

The Emphasized Bible

And, for this cause, we, are also giving thanks unto God unceasingly, that, when ye received a spoken word from us - which was God's, ye welcomed it - not as a human word, but, even as it truly is, a divine word, - which is also inwardly working itself in you who believe.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For this cause do we also give thanks to God unceasingly, because when ye received the word reported by us from God, ye received it not as the word of man, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which worketh also effectually in you that believe.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This, too, is a reason why we, on our part, are continually thanking God--because, in receiving the teaching that you had from us, you accepted it, not as the teaching of man, but as what it really is--the teaching of God, which is even now doing its work within you who believe in Christ.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

And for this further reason we render unceasing thanks to God, that when you received God's Message from our lips, it was as no mere message from men that you embraced it, but as--what it really is--God's Message, which also does its work in the hearts of you who believe.

Williams New Testament

For another reason too, we, as far as we are concerned, are constantly giving thanks to God; that is, when you received the message you heard from us, you welcomed it not as the message of men but as the message of God, as it really is, which keeps on working in you who believe.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

And, for this reason, we also give thanks to God without ceasing, that, having received the word of God which ye heard from us, ye received it, not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, which also is working in you who believe.

Worsley New Testament

For this also we thank God continually, that when ye received the word of God, which ye heard from us, ye received it not as the word of men, but (as it is in truth) the word of God, which also worketh effectually in you that believe.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because of this also, we -- we do give thanks to God continually, that, having received the word of hearing from us of God, ye accepted, not the word of man, but as it is truly, the word of God, who also doth work in you who believe;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

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




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

εὐχαριστέω 
Eucharisteo 
Usage: 37

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

G89
ἀδιαλείπτως 
Adialeiptos 
Usage: 4

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

παραλαμβάνω 
Paralambano 
Usage: 41

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

of God
θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

ἀκοή 
Akoe 
Usage: 21

of
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

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

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

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

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

of men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

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

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

it is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

in truth
ἀληθῶς 
Alethos 
Usage: 13

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἐνεργέω 
Energeo 
Usage: 21

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

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

The Thessalonians' Response To Paul's Message

12 and solemnly declaring for you to walk worthily of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory. 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. 14 For ye, brothers, became imitators of the congregations of God, which are in Judea in Christ Jesus, because ye also suffered the same things by your own countrymen, just as also they by the Jews.


Cross References

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living, and potent, and sharper, above every two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division both of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and discernible of the thoughts and intentions of the hear

Romans 10:17

So faith is from hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Galatians 4:14

And ye did not disdain, nor did ye reject my trial in my flesh, but ye received me as an agent of God, as Christ Jesus.

Acts 17:11

But these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all willingness, examining the Scriptures daily, if it has these things this way.

1 Thessalonians 1:2-3

We thank God always about all of you, making recollection of you in our prayers,

Jeremiah 23:28-29

The prophet who has a dream, let him tell a dream. And he who has my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the straw to the wheat? says LORD.

Jeremiah 44:16

As for the word that thou have spoken to us in the name of LORD, we will not hearken to thee.

Matthew 10:13-14

And if indeed the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.

Matthew 10:20

For ye are not who speak, but the Spirit of your Father speaking in you.

Matthew 10:40

He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me.

Luke 5:1

Now it came to pass, while the multitude pressed upon him to hear the word of God, and having stood still, he was beside the lake of Gennesaret.

Luke 8:11

Now the parable is this. The seed is the word of God.

Luke 8:21

But having answered, he said to them, My mother and my brothers are these who hear the word of God and do it.

Luke 11:28

But he said, Blessed rather, are those who hear the word of God, and keep it.

John 15:3

Now ye are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you.

John 17:17

Sanctify them in thy truth. Thy word is truth.

John 17:19

And for their sakes I sanctify myself, so that they may also themselves be sanctified in truth.

Acts 2:41

Indeed therefore those who received his word gladly, were immersed. And there were added in that day about three thousand souls.

Acts 8:14

Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria has received the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them,

Acts 10:33

Immediately therefore I sent to thee, and thou did well having come. Now therefore we are all present in the sight of God, to hear all the things commanded thee by God.

Acts 13:44-46

And on the coming Sabbath almost all the city was assembled to hear the word of God.

Acts 13:48

And hearing this, the Gentiles were glad and glorified the word of the Lord. And as many as were appointed for eternal life believed.

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 16:30-34

And after bringing them outside, he said, Sirs, what must I do so that I may be saved?

Acts 17:18-20

And also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers encountered him. And some said, Whatever does this babbler want to say? But others, He seems to be a proclaimer of strange deities, because he brought the good-news--Jesus and t

Acts 17:32

But when they heard the resurrection of the dead, of course they mocked, but others said, We will hear thee again about this.

Romans 1:8-9

Truly, I first express thanks to my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, that your faith is proclaimed in the whole world.

Romans 6:17-18

But thanks to God, that ye were bondmen of sin, but ye obeyed from the heart a model of doctrine for which ye were delivered.

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face seeing by reflection the glory of Lord, are transformed into the same likeness from glory to glory, just as from the Spirit of Lord.

Colossians 1:6

being present for you, just as also in all the world. And it is bearing fruit and increasing, just as also among you from the day that ye heard and recognized the grace of God in truth.

1 Thessalonians 1:5-10

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.

James 1:18

Having deliberated, he begot us by the word of truth for us to be a certain first fruit of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:23

begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God that lives and remains into the age.

1 Peter 1:25

but the word of Lord endures into the age. And this is the word, the good-news that was preached to you.

1 Peter 2:2

as newborn babes, long for the genuine intellectual milk, so that ye may grow by it,

2 Peter 1:16-21

For we revealed to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, not men who followed in cunningly devised myths, but men who became eyewitnesses of the majesty of that man.

2 Peter 3:2

to remember the sayings that were earlier spoken by the holy prophets, and of the command of your apostles of the Lord and Savior.

1 John 3:3

And every man who has this hope in him purifies himself, just as that man is pure.

1 John 5:4-5

Because everything that has been begotten from God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that overcomes the world, our faith.

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