Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Now then, brothers, you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God, as in fact you are doing. We ask and encourage you in the Lord to do so even more.

New American Standard Bible

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

King James Version

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.

Holman Bible

Finally then, brothers, we ask and encourage you in the Lord Jesus, that as you have received from us how you must walk and please God—as you are doing—do so even more.

A Conservative Version

Finally therefore, brothers, we ask you, and summon in Lord Jesus, that just as ye received from us how ye ought to walk and to please God, that ye may abound more.

American Standard Version

Finally then, brethren, we beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as ye received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, even as ye do walk, --that ye abound more and more.

Amplified

Finally, believers, we ask and admonish you in the Lord Jesus, that you follow the instruction that you received from us about how you ought to walk and please God (just as you are actually doing) and that you excel even more and more [pursuing a life of purpose and living in a way that expresses gratitude to God for your salvation].

An Understandable Version

Finally then, brothers, we request and urge you, in [the fellowship of] the Lord, that you should live [dedicated lives] and please God. Just as you people received direction from us [on doing this], see that you [continue to] do it more and more.

Anderson New Testament

Finally, then, brethren, we beseech and exhort you, by our Lord Jesus, that as you learned from us how you ought to walk and please God, you would abound more and more.

Bible in Basic English

And last of all, the prayer which we make to you from our heart and in the name of the Lord Jesus, is this: that as we made clear to you what sort of behaviour is pleasing to God, as in fact you are doing now, so you will go on in these ways, but more and more.

Common New Testament

Finally, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God, just as you are doing, you do so more and more.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Finally, my brethren, we intreat and conjure you by the Lord Jesus Christ, to observe the instructions we gave you about your religious conduct, and to make continual progress therein.

Darby Translation

For the rest, then, brethren, we beg you and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, even as ye have received from us how ye ought to walk and please God, even as ye also do walk, that ye would abound still more.

Godbey New Testament

Finally therefore, brethren, we pray you and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how it behooves you to walk about and to please God, as you do indeed walk about, in order that you may abound more and more.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now, brothers, we ask and entreat you, in the name of the Lord Jesus, to live as you learned from us that you must live, to please God??s indeed you are doing, only do it more and more.

John Wesley New Testament

It remaineth then, brethren, that we beseech and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, that ye abound therein more and more.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore as to the rest, brethren we ask you, and beseech in the Lord Jesus, as ye received from us how ye must walk and please God, that ye may more abound.

King James 2000

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as you have received of us how you ought to walk and to please God, so you would abound more and more.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Finally therefore, brothers, we ask you and appeal to [you] in the Lord Jesus that, just as you have received from us how it is necessary for you to live and to please God, just as indeed you are living, that you progress even more.

Modern King James verseion

For the rest, then, my brothers, we beseech you and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as you have received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, so you would abound more and more.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Furthermore, we beseech you brethren, and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that ye increase more and more, even as ye have received of us, how ye ought to walk and to please God.

Moffatt New Testament

Finally, brothers, we beg and beseech you in the Lord Jesus to follow our instructions about the way you are to live so as to satisfy God; you are leading that life, but you are to excel in it still further.

Montgomery New Testament

Finally then, my brothers, I continue to beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as you learned of me how to walk so as to please God??nd you are actually doing so??hat you abound in it yet more and more.

NET Bible

Finally then, brothers and sisters, we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received instruction from us about how you must live and please God (as you are in fact living) that you do so more and more.

New Heart English Bible

Finally then, brothers, we beg and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to live and to please God, even as you are living, that you excel more and more.

Noyes New Testament

Furthermore then, brethren, we beseech you, and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as ye received from us how ye ought to walk and to please God, even as ye are walking, ye would abound still more;

Sawyer New Testament

FINALLY, therefore, brothers, we beseech and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, as you have received from us how you ought to walk and please God, that you abound still more.

The Emphasized Bible

For the rest, brethren, we request and exhort you, in our Lord Jesus, that, even as ye received from us, how ye must needs walk and please God, - even as ye also do walk, that ye would abound still more.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

FINALLY, brethren, we beseech you therefore, and conjure you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk, and please God, so ye would abound more and more.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Further, Brothers, we beg and exhort you in the name of our Lord Jesus to carry out more fully than ever--as indeed you are already doing--all that you have heard from us as to what your daily life must be, if it is to please God.

Webster

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received from us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.

Weymouth New Testament

Moreover, brethren, as you learnt from our lips the lives which you ought to live, and do live, so as to please God, we beg and exhort you in the name of the Lord Jesus to live them more and more truly.

Williams New Testament

Now, brothers, we ask and beg you, in the face of our union with the Lord Jesus, as you once received from us how you ought to live so as to please God -- as indeed you are living -- to continue to live this life better and better.

World English Bible

Finally then, brothers, we beg and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, that you abound more and more.

Worrell New Testament

Finally, then, brethren, we beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as ye received from us how ye ought to walk, and to please God??ven as ye also are walking??hat ye abound more and more;

Worsley New Testament

As to what remains therefore, my brethren, we intreat and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received instructions from us, how ye ought to walk and to please God, ye would abound therein more and more.

Youngs Literal Translation

As to the rest, then, brethren, we request you, and call upon you in the Lord Jesus, as ye did receive from us how it behoveth you to walk and to please God, that ye may abound the more,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λοιπόν 
Loipon 
Usage: 12

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

we beseech
ἐρωτάω 
Erotao 
Usage: 42

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

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

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

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

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

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

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

παραλαμβάνω 
Paralambano 
Usage: 41

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

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

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

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

δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

to walk
περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

to please
ἀρέσκω 
Aresko 
Usage: 17

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

so
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Thessalonians 4:1

Images 1 Thessalonians 4:1

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 4:1

Context Readings

Appeal For Continuing Sanctification

1 Now then, brothers, you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God, as in fact you are doing. We ask and encourage you in the Lord to do so even more. 2 You know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to live in a way that is worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

Colossians 1:10

so that you might live in a manner worthy of the Lord and be fully pleasing to him as you bear fruit while doing all kinds of good things and growing in the full knowledge of God.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

Brothers, at all times we are obligated to thank God for you. It is right to do this because your faith is growing all the time and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing.

Philippians 1:9

And this is my prayer, that your love will keep on growing more and more with full knowledge and insight,

Colossians 2:6

So then, just as you have received the Messiah Jesus the Lord, continue to live dependent on him.

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Now we ask you, brothers, regarding the coming of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and our gathering together to him,

Job 17:9

But the righteous person will hold to his way, and those with clean hands will grow stronger and stronger."

Psalm 92:14

They will still bear fruit even in old age; they will be luxuriant and green.

Proverbs 4:18

The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn that grows brighter until the full light of day.

John 15:2

He cuts off every branch that does not produce fruit in me, and he cuts back every branch that does produce fruit, so that it might produce more fruit.

Acts 20:27

because I never shrank from telling you the whole plan of God.

Romans 8:8

Indeed, those who are under the control of human nature cannot please God.

Romans 12:1-2

I therefore urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercies, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices that are holy and pleasing to God, for this is the reasonable way for you to worship.

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you how the Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took a loaf of bread,

1 Corinthians 15:1

Now I'm making known to you, brothers, the gospel that I proclaimed to you, which you accepted, on which you have taken your stand,

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, unmovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that the work that you do for the Lord isn't wasted.

2 Corinthians 5:9

So whether we are at home or away from home, our goal is to be pleasing to him.

2 Corinthians 6:1

Since, then, we are working with God, we plead with you not to accept God's grace in vain.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I myself, Paul, plead with you with the gentleness and kindness of the Messiah I who am humble when I am face to face with you but forceful toward you when I am away!

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brothers, goodbye. Keep on growing to maturity. Keep listening to my appeals. Continue agreeing with each other and living in peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 4:20

However, that is not the way you came to know the Messiah.

Ephesians 5:17

Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.

Philippians 1:27

The only thing that matters is that you continue to live as good citizens in a manner worthy of the gospel of the Messiah. Then, whether I come to see you or whether I stay away, I may hear all about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, struggling with one mind for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 3:14

I keep pursuing the goal to win the prize of God's heavenly call in the Messiah Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

You know very well that we treated each of you the way a father treats his children.

1 Thessalonians 3:12

May the Lord greatly increase your love for each other and for all people, just as we love you.

1 Thessalonians 4:2

You know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 4:10-12

In fact, you are showing love to all the brothers throughout Macedonia, but we urge you, brothers, to keep on doing this even more.

2 Thessalonians 3:1

Finally, brothers, pray for us that the word of the Lord may spread rapidly, and that it may be honored the way it is among you.

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12

While we were with you, we gave this order: "If anyone doesn't want to work, he shouldn't eat."

1 Timothy 5:21

With God as my witness, as well as the Messiah Jesus and the chosen angels, I solemnly call on you to carry out these instructions without prejudice, doing nothing on the basis of partiality.

1 Timothy 6:13-14

Since you are in the presence of God, who gives life to everything, and in the presence of the Messiah Jesus, who gave a good testimony before Pontius Pilate, I solemnly charge you

1 Timothy 6:13

Since you are in the presence of God, who gives life to everything, and in the presence of the Messiah Jesus, who gave a good testimony before Pontius Pilate, I solemnly charge you

Hebrews 11:6

Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently search for him.

Hebrews 13:16

Do not neglect to do good and to be generous, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

Hebrews 13:22

I urge you, brothers, to listen patiently to my encouraging message, for I have written you a short letter.

2 Peter 1:5-10

For this very reason, you must make every effort to supplement your faith with moral character, your moral character with knowledge,

2 Peter 3:18

Instead, continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus, the Messiah. Glory belongs to him both now and on that eternal day! Amen.

1 John 3:22

Whatever we request we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

2 Timothy 4:1

In the presence of God and the Messiah Jesus, who is going to judge those who are living and those who are dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I solemnly appeal to you

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