Parallel Verses

King James 2000

That no man transgress and wrong his brother in any matter: because the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.

New American Standard Bible

and that no man transgress and defraud his brother in the matter because the Lord is the avenger in all these things, just as we also told you before and solemnly warned you.

King James Version

That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.

Holman Bible

This means one must not transgress against and defraud his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger of all these offenses, as we also previously told and warned you.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, you must never take advantage of or exploit a brother in this regard, because the Lord avenges all these things, just as we already told you and warned you.

A Conservative Version

not to transgress and to cheat his brother in the affair, because the Lord is vengeful about all these things, as also we forewarned you and solemnly testified.

American Standard Version

that no man transgress, and wrong his brother in the matter: because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as also we forewarned you and testified.

Amplified

and that [in this matter of sexual misconduct] no man shall transgress and defraud his brother because the Lord is the avenger in all these things, just as we have told you before and solemnly warned you.

An Understandable Version

And none of you should violate and exploit his brother [or sister] in such a matter. For the Lord will punish people for all these things, just as we told you before and warned you.

Anderson New Testament

That no one take advantage of or injure his brother in this matter; because the Lord takes vengeance for all such things, as we also told you before, and fully testified:

Bible in Basic English

And that no man may make attempts to get the better of his brother in business: for the Lord is the judge in all these things, as we said to you before and gave witness.

Common New Testament

and that no man transgress and wrong his brother in this matter because the Lord is the avenger in all these things, just as we also told you before and solemnly warned you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

that no man should be exorbitant, and behave contumeliously to his brother: because the Lord is the avenger of all such crimes, as we have formerly remonstrated to you.

Darby Translation

not overstepping the rights of and wronging his brother in the matter, because the Lord is the avenger of all these things, even as we also told you before, and have fully testified.

Godbey New Testament

that one should overreach and defraud his brother in a business transaction: because the Lord is the avenger concerning these things, as we indeed before told you and witnessed to you.

Goodspeed New Testament

No one is to wrong or defraud his brother in this matter, for the Lord avenges all such things, as we told you before, in the most solemn terms.

John Wesley New Testament

That none circumvent or defraud his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger of all these things, as we have also told you before and testified.

Julia Smith Translation

Not to pass over and have the advantage over his brother in business: because the Lord just for all these, as we told you before and testified.

Lexham Expanded Bible

not to transgress and to exploit his brother in the matter, because the Lord [is] the one who avenges concerning all these [things], just as also we told you beforehand and testified solemnly.

Modern King James verseion

not to go beyond and defraud his brother in this matter (because the Lord is the avenger concerning all these, as we also have forewarned you and testified).

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that no man go too far and defraud his brother in bargaining, because the Lord is avenger of all such things: as we told you before time, and testified unto you.

Montgomery New Testament

That no man overreach or take advantage of his brother in such matters, because "the Lord takes vengeance" in all these things, as also I repeatedly forewarned you and testified to you.

NET Bible

In this matter no one should violate the rights of his brother or take advantage of him, because the Lord is the avenger in all these cases, as we also told you earlier and warned you solemnly.

New Heart English Bible

that no one should take advantage of and wrong a brother or sister in this matter; because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as also we forewarned you and testified.

Noyes New Testament

that no one should go beyond and overreach his brother in the matter; because the Lord is the avenger in respect to all these things, as we also told you before and solemnly testified.

Sawyer New Testament

that he should not go beyond and defraud his brother in the matter, because the Lord is a punisher of all these, as we also told you before and fully testified.

The Emphasized Bible

Not over-reaching and defrauding, in the matter, his brother; because, an avenger, is the Lord, concerning all these things, - even as we before told you, and solemnly called you to witness.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that no man transgress against, or act dishonestly to his brother in this matter because the Lord is the avenger of all such things, as we have told you before, and testified.

Twentieth Century New Testament

None of you over-reaching or taking advantage of his Brother in such matters. 'The Lord takes vengeance' upon all who do such things, as we have already warned you and solemnly declared.

Webster

That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.

Weymouth New Testament

and that in this matter there be no encroaching on the rights of a brother Christian and no overreaching him. For the Lord is an avenger in all such cases, as we have already taught you and solemnly warned you.

Williams New Testament

that no one should do wrong and defraud his brother in this matter, because the Lord takes vengeance for all such things, as we told you before and solemnly warned you.

World English Bible

that no one should take advantage of and wrong a brother or sister in this matter; because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as also we forewarned you and testified.

Worrell New Testament

that he go not beyond and gain an advantage over his brother in the matter; because the Lord is an avenger of all these things, as we also told you before, and solemnly testified.

Worsley New Testament

That no one over-reach, or wrong his brother in any thing: because the Lord is an avenger of all such crimes, as we also told you before, and testified to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

that no one go beyond and defraud in the matter his brother, because an avenger is the Lord of all these, as also we spake before to you and testified,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

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

man go beyond
ὑπερβαίνω 
Huperbaino 
go beyond
Usage: 1

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

πλεονεκτέω 
Pleonekteo 
Usage: 5

his

Usage: 0

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

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

πρᾶγμα 
Pragma 
Usage: 10

διότι 
Dioti 
Usage: 18

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

is the avenger
ἔκδικος 
Ekdikos 
Usage: 2

of
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

τούτων 
Touton 
Usage: 43

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

we
προέπω 
Proepo 
Usage: 3


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

προέπω 
Proepo 
Usage: 3

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

Images 1 Thessalonians 4:6

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 4:6

Context Readings

Appeal For Continuing Sanctification

5 Not in the lust of passion, even as the Gentiles who know not God: 6 That no man transgress and wrong his brother in any matter: because the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified. 7 For God has not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.


Cross References

Romans 12:19

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, says the Lord.

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be held in honor by all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Exodus 20:15

You shall not steal.

Exodus 20:17

You shall not covet your neighbor's house, you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor any thing that is your neighbor's.

Leviticus 19:11

You shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.

Leviticus 19:13

You shall not defraud your neighbor, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with you all night until the morning.

Leviticus 25:14

And if you sell anything unto your neighbor, or buy anything of your neighbor's hand, you shall not oppress one another:

Leviticus 25:17

You shall not therefore oppress one another; but you shall fear your God: for I am the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 24:7

If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and makes merchandise of him, or sells him; then that thief shall die; and you shall put evil away from among you.

Deuteronomy 25:13-16

You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a great and a small.

Deuteronomy 32:35

To me belongs vengeance, and recompense; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.

1 Samuel 12:3-4

Behold, here I am: witness against me before the LORD, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose donkey have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I oppressed? or of whose hand have I received any bribe to blind my eyes with? and I will restore it to you.

Job 31:13-14

If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;

Psalm 94:1

O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongs; O God, to whom vengeance belongs, show yourself.

Psalm 140:12

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.

Proverbs 11:1

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 16:11

A just weight and balance are the LORD's: all the weights in the bag are his work.

Proverbs 20:14

It is nothing, it is nothing, says the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasts.

Proverbs 20:23

Diverse weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Proverbs 28:24

Whosoever robs his father or his mother, and says, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for the high official is watched by a higher one; and there are yet higher ones over them.

Isaiah 1:23-24

Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come before them.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for justice, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

Isaiah 59:4-7

None calls for justice, nor does any plead for truth: they trust in empty words, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Jeremiah 7:6

If you oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt:

Jeremiah 9:4

Take you heed everyone of his neighbor, and trust you not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbor will walk with slanders.

Ezekiel 22:13

Behold, therefore I have struck my hands together at your dishonest gain which you have made, and at your blood which has been in the midst of you.

Ezekiel 45:9-14

Thus says the Lord GOD; Enough, O princes of Israel: remove violence and plunder, and execute justice and righteousness, take away your evictions of my people, says the Lord GOD.

Amos 8:5-6

Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell grain? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?

Micah 2:2

And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.

Zephaniah 3:1

Woe to her that is rebellious and defiled, to the oppressing city!

Zephaniah 3:5

The just LORD is in her midst; he will do no wrong: every morning does he bring his judgment to light, he fails not; but the unjust knows no shame.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the sojourner from his right, and fear not me, says the LORD of hosts.

Mark 10:19

You know the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honor your father and mother.

Luke 12:5

But I will forewarn you whom you shall fear: Fear him, who after he has killed has power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.

Romans 1:18

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

Romans 13:4

For he is the minister of God to you for good. But if you do that which is evil, be afraid; for he bears not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, an avenger to execute wrath upon him that does evil.

1 Corinthians 6:7-9

Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because you go to law one with another. Why do you not rather take wrong? why do you not rather allow yourselves to be defrauded?

Galatians 5:21

Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of which I tell you beforehand, as I have also told you in time past, that they who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 4:17

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Ephesians 4:28

Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needs.

Ephesians 5:6

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

James 2:6

But you have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judges?

James 5:4

Behold, the hire of the laborers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, cries: and the cries of them who have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of hosts.

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