Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles so that they might be saved, in order to fill up their sins always. But wrath came upon them finally.

New American Standard Bible

hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved; with the result that they always fill up the measure of their sins. But wrath has come upon them to the utmost.

King James Version

Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up their sins alway: for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.

Holman Bible

hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. As a result, they are always completing the number of their sins, and wrath has overtaken them at last.

International Standard Version

as they try to keep us from telling the gentiles how they can be saved. As a result, they are constantly adding to the number of sins they have committed. However, wrath has overtaken them at last!

American Standard Version

forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they may be saved; to fill up their sins always: but the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.

Amplified

forbidding us from speaking to the Gentiles (non-Jews) so that they may be saved. So, as always, they fill up [to the brim] the measure of their sins [allotted to them by God]. But [God’s] wrath has come upon them at last [completely and forever].

An Understandable Version

for they [even] try to prevent us from speaking to the Gentiles, so that they can be saved. [In doing this] they are always piling up one sin on another. But the wrath [of God] has come upon them at last [or, "completely"].

Anderson New Testament

forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they may be saved, in order that they may fill up their sins at all times: but the wrath is coming upon them to the full.

Bible in Basic English

Who, to make the measure of their sins complete, kept us from giving the word of salvation to the Gentiles: but the wrath of God is about to come on them in the fullest degree.

Common New Testament

hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved; with the result that they always fill up the measure of their sins. But wrath has come upon them at last.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who by obstructing our endeavours to save the Gentiles, continue to fill up the measure of their enormities; for which consummate vengeance is falling upon them.

Darby Translation

forbidding us to speak to the nations that they may be saved, that they may fill up their sins always: but wrath has come upon them to the uttermost.

Godbey New Testament

forbidding that we should speak to the Gentiles in order that they may be saved; that they may fill up their sins always: but the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.

Goodspeed New Testament

try to keep us from speaking to the heathen so that they may be saved, so as always to fill up the measure of their sins. But God's wrath has overtaken them at last!

John Wesley New Testament

Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles, that they may be saved, to fill up their sins always: but wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.

Julia Smith Translation

Hindering us from speaking to the nations that they might be saved, to fill up their sins always: and the wrath of God has come before upon them even to the end.

King James 2000

Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up their sins always: for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.

Lexham Expanded Bible

hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles in order that they may be saved, so that [they] always fill up their sins. But wrath has come upon them to the end.

Modern King James verseion

forbidding us to speak to the nations that they might be saved, to fill up their sins always; but the wrath has come upon them to the uttermost.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and forbid us to preach unto the gentiles, that they might be saved, to fulfill their sins always: For the wrath of God is come on them, even to the utmost.

Moffatt New Testament

by hindering us from speaking words of salvation to the Gentiles. So they would fill up the measure of their sins to the last drop! But the Wrath is on them to the bitter end!

Montgomery New Testament

They forbid me to speak to the Gentiles with a view to their salvation. They continue always to fill up the measure of their sins; but the wrath of God is come upon them to the full!

NET Bible

because they hinder us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. Thus they constantly fill up their measure of sins, but wrath has come upon them completely.

New Heart English Bible

forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they may be saved; to fill up their sins always. But wrath has come on them to the uttermost.

Noyes New Testament

hindering us from speaking to the gentiles that they may be saved,to fill up their sins always! But the wrath is come upon them to the end.

Sawyer New Testament

forbidding us to speak to the gentiles that they may be saved, that they may fill up their sins always; and the wrath has come on them to the utmost.

The Emphasized Bible

Hindering us from speaking, unto the nations, that they might be saved, to the filling up of their own sins, continually; but anger hath overtaken them at length.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles, that they might be saved, to fill up the measure of their iniquities always: but wrath is coming upon them to the extremity.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For they would prevent us from speaking to the Gentiles with a view to their Salvation, and thus are always 'filling up the measure of their iniquity.' But the Wrath of God has come upon them to the full!

Webster

Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they may be saved, to fill up their sins always: for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.

Weymouth New Testament

for they still try to prevent our preaching to the Gentiles so that they may find salvation. They thus continually fill up the measure of their own sins, and God's anger in its severest form has overtaken them.

Williams New Testament

by trying to keep us from speaking to the heathen, so that they may be saved, so as always to fill to the brim the cup of their sins. But at last God's wrath has come upon them.

World English Bible

forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they may be saved; to fill up their sins always. But wrath has come on them to the uttermost.

Worrell New Testament

forbidding us to speak to the gentiles, that they might be saved, for the filling up of their sins always; and the wrath came upon them to the uttermost.

Worsley New Testament

forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, thus going on to fill up their sins perpetually: but wrath is coming upon them to extremity.

Youngs Literal Translation

forbidding us to speak to the nations that they might be saved, to fill up their sins always, but the anger did come upon them -- to the end!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κωλύω 
Koluo 
Usage: 15

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

to speak
λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

to the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

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

fill up
ἀναπληρόω 
Anapleroo 
Usage: 5


Usage: 0

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

for
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the wrath
ὀργή 
Orge 
Usage: 35

is come
φθάνω 
Phthano 
Usage: 5

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Thessalonians 2:16

Context Readings

The Thessalonians' Response To Paul's Message

15 The men who both killed the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and who persecuted us, and are not pleasing to God, and are contrary to all men. 16 Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles so that they might be saved, in order to fill up their sins always. But wrath came upon them finally. 17 But we, brothers, who were orphaned from you for the time of an hour, in presence not in heart, hastened more earnestly to see your face, with much desire.


Cross References

Acts 13:50

But the Jews incited the religious women, and the prominent women, and the principle men of the city, and raised up a persecution against Paul and Barnabas. And they threw them out of their boundaries.

Genesis 15:16

And in the fourth generation they shall come here again, for the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet full.

Matthew 23:32

Then fill ye up the measure of your fathers.

Acts 14:19

But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium. And having persuaded the crowds, and having stoned Paul, they dragged him out of the city, after presuming him to be dead.

Acts 17:13

But when the Jews of Thessalonica also learned that the word of God was proclaimed by Paul at Berea, they came there also, agitating the crowds.

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled of envy, and contradicted the things spoken by Paul, contradicting and slandering.

Acts 14:5

And as a violent movement developed, both of the Gentiles and of the Jews, with their rulers, to denounce and to stone them,

Acts 22:21-22

And he said to me, Depart, because I will send thee far away to Gentiles.

Galatians 5:11

But I, brothers, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling-block of the cross has been abolished.

2 Thessalonians 2:10

and in all deception of unrighteousness in those who are perishing, in return for which, they did not accept the love of the truth in order for them to be saved.

Isaiah 45:22

Look to me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth, for I am God, and there is none else.

Joel 2:30-31

And I will show wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.

Zechariah 5:6-8

And I said, What is it? And he said, This is the ephah that goes forth. He said moreover, This is their appearance in all the land

Malachi 4:1

For, behold, the day comes, it burns as a furnace, and all the proud, and all who work wickedness, shall be stubble. And the day that comes shall burn them up, says LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Malachi 4:5

Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and fearful day of LORD comes.

Matthew 3:7-10

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his immersion, he said to them, Ye offspring of vipers, who showed you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 3:12

Whose winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. And he will gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn the chaff with unquenchable fire.

Matthew 12:45

Then it goes, and takes with itself seven other spirits more evil than itself, and having enter in, they dwell there. And the last state of that man becomes worse than the first. So it will also be to this evil generation.

Matthew 21:41-44

They say to him, Evil men, he will miserably destroy them, and will lease out the vineyard to other farmers, who will render him the fruits in their seasons.

Matthew 22:6-7

and the others having seized his bondmen, abused and killed them.

Matthew 24:6

And ye are going to hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that ye not be alarmed, for all the things must happen, but the end is not yet.

Matthew 24:14

And this good-news of the kingdom will be proclaimed in the whole world for a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.

Matthew 24:21-22

for then there will be great tribulation, such as not has happened from the beginning of the world until now, nor, no, it will not happen.

Mark 16:16

He who believes and is immersed will be saved, but he who does not believe will be damned.

Luke 11:50-51

so that the blood of all the prophets that was shed from the foundation of the world may be required of this generation,

Luke 19:42-44

saying, If thou knew, even thou, indeed even in this thy day, the things for thy peace. But now they are hidden from thine eyes.

Luke 21:20-24

But when ye see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that the desolation of it has come near.

Acts 4:12

And salvation is not in any other man, for there is no other name under the heaven, that has been given among men, by which we must be saved.

Acts 11:2-3

And when Peter came up to Jerusalem, the men of circumcision contended against him,

Acts 11:17-18

If then God gave to them the identical gift as also to us who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, but what power was I to hinder God?

Acts 14:2

But the disobedient Jews aroused the souls of the Gentiles, and made them evil against the brothers.

Acts 17:5-6

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.

Acts 18:12-13

But Gallio being proconsul of Achaia, the Jews with one accord attacked Paul and brought him to the judgment seat,

Acts 19:9

But when some were hardened and disobedient, speaking evil of the Way before the multitude, having withdrawn from them, he separated the disciples, discoursing daily in the school of a certain Tyrannus.

Acts 21:27-31

And when the seven days were about to be completed, the Jews from Asia, when they saw him in the temple, stirred up all the people and threw hands on him,

Romans 10:13-15

For every man, whoever may call upon the name of Lord will be saved.

Ephesians 3:8

To me, a man less than the least of all the sanctified, this grace was given to preach good-news among the Gentiles, the unsearchable wealth of Christ,

Ephesians 3:13

Therefore I ask that ye not become discouraged at my tribulations on your behalf, which is your glory.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to await his Son from the heavens whom he raised from the dead--Jesus--who rescues us from the coming wrath.

1 Timothy 2:4

who wants all men to be saved and to come to knowledge of truth.

Hebrews 6:8

But producing thorns and thistles it is unfit and near a curse, the end of which is for burning.

Hebrews 10:27-30

but a certain fearful expectation of judgment and of fire, a fervor that is going to devour the opposition.

James 5:1-6

Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.

Revelation 22:11

Let the man doing wrong still do wrong, and let the filthy man still be filthy. And let the righteous man still do righteousness, and let the holy man still be holy.

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