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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 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.

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.

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.

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 lustful passion like the Gentiles who do not know God. 6 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. 7 For God did not call us to impurity but in holiness.


Cross References

Romans 12:19

Do not avenge yourselves, dear friends, but give place to God's wrath, for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay," says the Lord.

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage must be honored among all and the marriage bed kept undefiled, for God will judge sexually immoral people and adulterers.

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 male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that belongs to your neighbor."

Leviticus 19:11

"'You must not steal, you must not tell lies, and you must not deal falsely with your fellow citizen.

Leviticus 19:13

You must not oppress your neighbor or commit robbery against him. You must not withhold the wages of the hired laborer overnight until morning.

Leviticus 25:14

If you make a sale to your fellow citizen or buy from your fellow citizen, no one is to wrong his brother.

Leviticus 25:17

No one is to oppress his fellow citizen, but you must fear your God, because I am the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 24:7

If a man is found kidnapping a person from among his fellow Israelites, and regards him as mere property and sells him, that kidnapper must die. In this way you will purge evil from among you.

Deuteronomy 25:13-16

You must not have in your bag different stone weights, a heavy and a light one.

Deuteronomy 32:35

I will get revenge and pay them back at the time their foot slips; for the day of their disaster is near, and the impending judgment is rushing upon them!"

1 Samuel 12:3-4

Here I am. Bring a charge against me before the Lord and before his chosen king. Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I wronged? Whom have I oppressed? From whose hand have I taken a bribe so that I would overlook something? Tell me, and I will return it to you!"

Job 31:13-14

"If I have disregarded the right of my male servants or my female servants when they disputed with me,

Psalm 94:1

O Lord, the God who avenges! O God who avenges, reveal your splendor!

Psalm 140:12

I know that the Lord defends the cause of the oppressed and vindicates the poor.

Proverbs 11:1

The Lord abhors dishonest scales, but an accurate weight is his delight.

Proverbs 16:11

Honest scales and balances are from the Lord; all the weights in the bag are his handiwork.

Proverbs 20:14

"It's worthless! It's worthless!" says the buyer, but when he goes on his way, he boasts.

Proverbs 20:23

The Lord abhors differing weights, and dishonest scales are wicked.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not exploit a poor person because he is poor and do not crush the needy in court,

Proverbs 28:24

The one who robs his father and mother and says, "There is no transgression," is a companion to the one who destroys.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the extortion of the poor, or the perversion of justice and fairness in the government, do not be astonished by the matter. For the high official is watched by a higher official, and there are higher ones over them!

Isaiah 1:23-24

Your officials are rebels, they associate with thieves. All of them love bribery, and look for payoffs. They do not take up the cause of the orphan, or defend the rights of the widow.

Isaiah 5:7

Indeed Israel is the vineyard of the Lord who commands armies, the people of Judah are the cultivated place in which he took delight. He waited for justice, but look what he got -- disobedience! He waited for fairness, but look what he got -- cries for help!

Isaiah 59:4-7

No one is concerned about justice; no one sets forth his case truthfully. They depend on false words and tell lies; they conceive of oppression and give birth to sin.

Jeremiah 7:6

Stop oppressing foreigners who live in your land, children who have lost their fathers, and women who have lost their husbands. Stop killing innocent people in this land. Stop paying allegiance to other gods. That will only bring about your ruin.

Jeremiah 9:4

Everyone must be on his guard around his friends. He must not even trust any of his relatives. For every one of them will find some way to cheat him. And all of his friends will tell lies about him.

Ezekiel 22:13

"'See, I strike my hands together at the dishonest profit you have made, and at the bloodshed they have done among you.

Ezekiel 45:9-14

"'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Enough, you princes of Israel! Put away violence and destruction, and do what is just and right. Put an end to your evictions of my people, declares the sovereign Lord.

Amos 8:5-6

You say, "When will the new moon festival be over, so we can sell grain? When will the Sabbath end, so we can open up the grain bins? We're eager to sell less for a higher price, and to cheat the buyer with rigged scales!

Micah 2:2

They confiscate the fields they desire, and seize the houses they want. They defraud people of their homes, and deprive people of the land they have inherited.

Zephaniah 3:1

The filthy, stained city is as good as dead; the city filled with oppressors is finished!

Zephaniah 3:5

The just Lord resides within her; he commits no unjust acts. Every morning he reveals his justice. At dawn he appears without fail. Yet the unjust know no shame.

Malachi 3:5

"I will come to you in judgment. I will be quick to testify against those who practice divination, those who commit adultery, those who break promises, and those who exploit workers, widows, and orphans, who refuse to help the immigrant and in this way show they do not fear me," says the Lord who rules over all.

Mark 10:19

You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.'"

Luke 12:5

But I will warn you whom you should fear: Fear the one who, after the killing, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him!

Romans 1:18

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of people who suppress the truth by their unrighteousness,

Romans 13:4

for it is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be in fear, for it does not bear the sword in vain. It is God's servant to administer retribution on the wrongdoer.

1 Corinthians 6:7-9

The fact that you have lawsuits among yourselves demonstrates that you have already been defeated. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be cheated?

Galatians 5:21

envying, murder, drunkenness, carousing, and similar things. I am warning you, as I had warned you before: Those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God!

Ephesians 4:17

So I say this, and insist in the Lord, that you no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.

Ephesians 4:28

The one who steals must steal no longer; rather he must labor, doing good with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with the one who has need.

Ephesians 5:6

Let nobody deceive you with empty words, for because of these things God's wrath comes on the sons of disobedience.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

With flaming fire he will mete out punishment on those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

James 2:6

But you have dishonored the poor! Are not the rich oppressing you and dragging you into the courts?

James 5:4

Look, the pay you have held back from the workers who mowed your fields cries out against you, and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

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