Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For ye remember, brothers, our labor and the hardship. For, laboring night and day in order not to burden any of you, we preached to you the good-news of God.

New American Standard Bible

For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.

King James Version

For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.

Holman Bible

For you remember our labor and hardship, brothers. Working night and day so that we would not burden any of you, we preached God’s gospel to you.

International Standard Version

Brothers, you remember our labor and toil. We worked night and day so that we would not become a burden to any of you while we proclaimed the gospel of God to you.

American Standard Version

For ye remember, brethren, our labor and travail: working night and day, that we might not burden any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.

Amplified

For you remember, believers, our labor and hardship. We worked night and day [practicing our trade] in order not to be a [financial] burden to any of you while we proclaimed the gospel of God to you.

An Understandable Version

For you brothers remember how we labored and toiled, working hard night and day, so that we would not burden any of you [while] we proclaimed to you the Gospel of God.

Anderson New Testament

For you remember, brethren, our labor and toil; for, laboring night and day, that we might not be burdensome to any one of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.

Bible in Basic English

For you have the memory, my brothers, of our trouble and care; how, working night and day, so that we might not be a trouble to any of you, we gave you the good news of God.

Common New Testament

For you remember our labor and toil, brethren; we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you, while we preached to you the gospel of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for you remember, my brethren, our labour and toil: how we worked day and night, that in preaching the gospel of God, we might not be chargeable to any of you.

Darby Translation

For ye remember, brethren, our labour and toil: working night and day, not to be chargeable to any one of you, we have preached to you the glad tidings of God.

Godbey New Testament

For you remember, brethren, our labor and toil: night and day working, that we should burden no one of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

You remember, brothers, how we toiled and labored. We worked night and day, when we preached the good news to you, in order not to be a burden to any of you.

John Wesley New Testament

For ye remember, brethren, our labour and toil: working night and day, that we might not burden any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.

Julia Smith Translation

For ye remember, brethren, our fatigue and toil: for also working night and day, not to overload any of you, we proclaimed to you the good news of God.

King James 2000

For you remember, brethren, our labor and travail: for laboring night and day, because we would not be a burden unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you remember, brothers, our labor and hardship: working by night and day in order not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.

Modern King James verseion

For, brothers, you remember our labor and toil. For laboring night and day in order not to put a burden on any one of you, we preached the gospel of God to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail. For we laboured day and night, because we would not be grievous unto any of you, and preached unto you the gospel of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Brothers, you recollect our hard labour and toil, how we worked at our trade night and day, when we preached the gospel to you, so as not to be a burden to any of you.

Montgomery New Testament

You recall, brothers, my labor and toil; how, while working at my trade day and night, so as not to become a burden to any of you, I proclaimed to you the gospel of God.

NET Bible

For you recall, brothers and sisters, our toil and drudgery: By working night and day so as not to impose a burden on any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.

New Heart English Bible

For you remember, brothers, our labor and travail; for working night and day, that we might not burden any of you, we preached to you the Good News of God.

Noyes New Testament

For ye remember, brethren, our labor and toil, how laboring night and day, that we might not be burdensome to any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.

Sawyer New Testament

For you remember, brothers, our labor and weariness; that working night and day not to be burdensome to any one of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.

The Emphasized Bible

For ye remember, brethren, our toil and hardship: night and day, working, so as not to be a burden unto any of you, we proclaimed unto you the glad-message of God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For ye remember, brethren, our labour and toil: for night and day working hard, that we might be no burden to any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You will not have forgotten, Brothers, our labor and toil. Night and day we used to work at our trades, so as not be a burden to any of you, while we proclaimed to you God's Good News.

Webster

For ye remember, brethren, our labor and toil: for laboring night and day, because we would not be chargeable to any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.

Weymouth New Testament

For you remember, brethren, our labour and toil: how, working night and day so as not to become a burden to any one of you, we came and proclaimed among you God's Good News.

Williams New Testament

You remember, brothers, our hard labor and toil. We kept up our habit of working night and day, in order not to be a burden to any of you when we preached to you.

World English Bible

For you remember, brothers, our labor and travail; for working night and day, that we might not burden any of you, we preached to you the Good News of God.

Worrell New Testament

For ye remember, brethren, our labor and toil; working night and day, that we might not be burdensome to any of you, we preached to you the Gospel of God.

Worsley New Testament

For ye remember, brethren, our labor and toil; for working night and day, that we might not be burthensome to any of you, we preached among you the gospel of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

for ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail, for, night and day working not to be a burden upon any of you, we did preach to you the good news of God;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

μνημονεύω 
Mnemoneuo 
Usage: 13

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

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

κόπος 
Kopos 
Usage: 13

and



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

μόχθος 
Mochthos 
Usage: 3

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

νύξ 
Nux 
Usage: 52

day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

we would
ἐπιβαρέω 
Epibareo 
Usage: 3

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ἐπιβαρέω 
Epibareo 
Usage: 3

any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

of you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

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

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

the gospel
εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

Context Readings

Paul's Approach To Ministry In Thessalonica

8 Thus being desirous of you, we were pleased to impart to you, not only the good-news of God, but also our own souls, because ye have become beloved to us. 9 For ye remember, brothers, our labor and the hardship. For, laboring night and day in order not to burden any of you, we preached to you the good-news of God. 10 Ye are witnesses, and God, how piously and justly and blamelessly we became to you who believe,


Cross References

Acts 18:3

And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and was working, for they were of the tentmakers craft.

2 Corinthians 11:9

And being present with you, and when needy, I was a burden to no man. For the brothers who came from Macedonia, they supplied my need. And in everything I kept, and I will keep myself non-burdensome to you.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me charged the people, and took bread and wine from them, besides forty shekels of silver. Yes, even their servants bore rule over the people. But I did not so, because of the fear of God.

Nehemiah 5:18

Now that which was prepared for one day was one ox and six choice sheep, also fowls were prepared for me, and once in ten days store of all sorts of wine. Yet for all this I did not demand the bread of the governor, because the bon

Psalm 32:4

For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me. My moisture was changed [as] with the drought of summer. Selah.

Psalm 88:1

O LORD, the God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Luke 2:37

and this woman was a widow to eighty-four years), who did not depart from the temple, serving with fastings and supplications night and day.

Luke 18:7

And God, will he, no, not do the vengeance of his chosen who cry out to him day and night, and yet being patient toward them?

Acts 20:24

But I make nothing of the matter, nor do I hold my life precious to myself, so as to fully complete my course with joy, and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to solemnly testify the good-news of the grace of God.

Acts 20:31

Therefore watch ye, remembering that for three years, night and day, I did not cease warning each one with tears.

Acts 20:34-35

Ye yourselves know that these hands served my needs, and to those who were with me.

Romans 1:1

Paul, a bondman of Jesus Christ, a called apostle separated for the good-news of God

Romans 15:16

for me to be a minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, serving the good-news of God like a priest, so that the offering up of the Gentiles might become acceptable, being sanctified in Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:19

in the power of signs and wonders, in the power of a spirit of God, so that for me, from Jerusalem and all around as far as Illyricum, to fully preach the good-news of Christ.

1 Corinthians 4:12

And we toil, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

1 Corinthians 9:6-7

Or have only I and Barnabas no right not to be occupied earning a living?

1 Corinthians 9:15

But I have used none of these things, and I did not write these things so that it should be done to me this way. For it is good for me rather to die, than that any man should make my boasting empty.

1 Corinthians 9:18

What then is my reward? That, while preaching the good-news, I may make the good-news of the Christ without charge, in order not to make full use of my right in the good-news.

2 Corinthians 6:5

in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in hungerings,

2 Corinthians 12:13-14

For what is there which ye were inferior to the other congregations? Except that I myself was not burdensome to you? Forgive me this wrong.

Philippians 4:16

because also in Thessalonica ye sent both once and again to my need.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.

1 Thessalonians 2:2

But having suffered before and been mistreated in Philippi, as ye know, we were bold in our God to speak to you the good-news of God within much conflict.

1 Thessalonians 2:6

nor seeking glory from men, neither from you nor from others. While able to bear down as apostles of Christ,

1 Thessalonians 3:10

praying night and day above extraordinary in order to see your face and to mend the deficiencies of your faith?

2 Thessalonians 3:7-9

For ye yourselves know how it is necessary to imitate us. Because we did not act disorderly among you,

1 Timothy 1:11

according to the good-news of the glory of the blessed God, of which I was entrusted.

1 Timothy 4:10

For we both labor and are reproached for this, because we have hoped in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of the faithful.

1 Timothy 5:5

But the real widow, and made alone, has hoped in God, and continues in entreaties and prayers night and day.

2 Timothy 1:3

I have gratitude to God whom I serve from the forefathers in a pure conscience, as I have unceasing remembrance about thee in my supplications, night and day

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