Parallel Verses

Amplified

This is positive proof of the just and right judgment of God to the end that you may be deemed deserving of His kingdom [a plain token of His fair verdict which designs that you should be made and counted worthy of the kingdom of God], for the sake of which you are also suffering.

New American Standard Bible

This is a plain indication of God's righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.

King James Version

Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Holman Bible

It is a clear evidence of God’s righteous judgment that you will be counted worthy of God’s kingdom, for which you also are suffering,

International Standard Version

This is evidence of God's righteous judgment and is intended to make you worthy of God's kingdom, for which you are suffering.

A Conservative Version

being evidence of the righteous judgment of God, for you to be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which also ye suffer.

American Standard Version

which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God; to the end that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

An Understandable Version

The way you are faithfully enduring [such] suffering for the kingdom of God is clear evidence that God's judgment is right in [eventually] counting you worthy of it [i.e., of entering the eternal phase of the kingdom].

Anderson New Testament

which endurance, of yours is a proof of the righteous judgment of God, in order that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you suffer:

Bible in Basic English

Which is a clear sign of the decision which God in his righteousness has made; to give you a part in his kingdom, for which you have undergone this pain;

Common New Testament

This is evidence of God's righteous judgment, so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.

Daniel Mace New Testament

by which you may be assur'd, that they will be punish'd by the divine justice, and that you shall be rewarded with the kingdom of God, for which you suffer;

Darby Translation

a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that ye should be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for the sake of which ye also suffer;

Godbey New Testament

the manifestation of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you indeed suffer:

Goodspeed New Testament

This is a proof of God's justice in judging, and it is to prove you worthy of the Kingdom of God, for the sake of which you are suffering,

John Wesley New Testament

A manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be accounted, worthy of the kingdom of God; for which also ye suffer.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

in testimony of the just judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer,

Julia Smith Translation

(A proof of the just judgment of God,) for you to be deemed worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

King James 2000

Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer:

Lexham Expanded Bible

a proof of the righteous judgment of God, so that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, on behalf of which also you are suffering,

Modern King James verseion

For this is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God for which you also suffer,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which is a token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye are counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer.

Moffatt New Testament

They are proof positive of God's equity; you are suffering for the realm of God, and he means to make you worthy of it ??6 since God considers it but just to repay with trouble those who trouble you,

Montgomery New Testament

They are an evidence of the righteous judgment of God, who will count you worthy of his kingdom, in behalf of which you are even now suffering.

NET Bible

This is evidence of God's righteous judgment, to make you worthy of the kingdom of God, for which in fact you are suffering.

New Heart English Bible

This is an obvious sign of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that you may be counted worthy of the Kingdom of God, for which you also suffer.

Noyes New Testament

an indication of the righteous judgment of God, by which ye will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye are also suffering;

Sawyer New Testament

a token of the righteous judgment of God that you should be deemed worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer,

The Emphasized Bible

A proof of the righteous judgment of God, to the end ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, in behalf of which ye are also suffering: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

which is a manifest proof of the righteous judgment of God, that ye should be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Twentieth Century New Testament

These persecutions will vindicate the justice of God's judgment, and will result in your being reckoned worthy of God's Kingdom, for the sake of which you are now afflicted;

Webster

Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Weymouth New Testament

For these are a plain token of God's righteous judgement, which has in view your being deemed worthy of admission to God's Kingdom, for the sake of which, indeed, you are sufferers.

Williams New Testament

This is a proof of God's righteous judgment, His aim being to let you show yourselves worthy of His kingdom, for which you are suffering; since,

World English Bible

This is an obvious sign of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that you may be counted worthy of the Kingdom of God, for which you also suffer.

Worrell New Testament

a proof of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that ye may be accounted worthy of the Kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer;

Worsley New Testament

Which are a demonstration of the just judgement of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Youngs Literal Translation

a token of the righteous judgment of God, for your being counted worthy of the reign of God, for which also ye suffer,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἔνδειγμα 
Endeigma 
Usage: 1

of the righteous
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

κρίσις 
Krisis 
Usage: 21

of God
θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

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

ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
πάσχω πάθω πένθω 
Pascho 
Usage: 314
Usage: 32

καταξιόω 
Kataxioo 
Usage: 2

of the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980


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

Images 2 Thessalonians 1:5

Prayers for 2 Thessalonians 1:5

Verse Info

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For The Thessalonian Believers

4 And this is a cause of our mentioning you with pride among the churches (assemblies) of God for your steadfastness (your unflinching endurance and patience) and your firm faith in the midst of all the persecutions and crushing distresses and afflictions under which you are holding up. 5 This is positive proof of the just and right judgment of God to the end that you may be deemed deserving of His kingdom [a plain token of His fair verdict which designs that you should be made and counted worthy of the kingdom of God], for the sake of which you are also suffering. 6 [It is a fair decision] since it is a righteous thing with God to repay with distress and affliction those who distress and afflict you,



Cross References

Philippians 1:28

And do not [for a moment] be frightened or intimidated in anything by your opponents and adversaries, for such [constancy and fearlessness] will be a clear sign (proof and seal) to them of [their impending] destruction, but [a sure token and evidence] of your deliverance and salvation, and that from God.

Luke 20:35

But those who are considered worthy to gain that other world and that future age and to attain to the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage;

Acts 14:22

Establishing and strengthening the souls and the hearts of the disciples, urging and warning and encouraging them to stand firm in the faith, and [telling them] that it is through many hardships and tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

With this in view we constantly pray for you, that our God may deem and count you worthy of [your] calling and [His] every gracious purpose of goodness, and with power may complete in [your] every particular work of faith (faith which is that leaning of the whole human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

Job 8:3

Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert righteousness?

Psalm 9:7-8

But the Lord shall remain and continue forever; He has prepared and established His throne for judgment.

Psalm 33:5

He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the loving-kindness of the Lord.

Psalm 50:6

And the heavens declare His righteousness (rightness and justice), for God, He is judge. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 72:2

Let him judge and govern Your people with righteousness, and Your poor and afflicted ones with judgment and justice.

Psalm 99:4

The strength of the king who loves righteousness and equity You establish in uprightness; You execute justice and righteousness in Jacob (Israel).

Psalm 111:7

The works of His hands are [absolute] truth and justice [faithful and right]; and all His decrees and precepts are sure (fixed, established, and trustworthy).

Jeremiah 9:24

But let him who glories glory in this: that he understands and knows Me [personally and practically, directly discerning and recognizing My character], that I am the Lord, Who practices loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth, for in these things I delight, says the Lord.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, Whose works are all faithful and right and Whose ways are just. And those who walk in pride He is able to abase and humble.

Luke 21:36

Keep awake then and watch at all times [be discreet, attentive, and ready], praying that you may have the full strength and ability and be accounted worthy to escape all these things [taken together] that will take place, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man.

Acts 13:46

And Paul and Barnabas spoke out plainly and boldly, saying, It was necessary that God's message [concerning salvation through Christ] should be spoken to you first. But since you thrust it from you, you pass this judgment on yourselves that you are unworthy of eternal life and out of your own mouth you will be judged. [Now] behold, we turn to the Gentiles (the heathen).

Romans 2:5

But by your callous stubbornness and impenitence of heart you are storing up wrath and indignation for yourself on the day of wrath and indignation, when God's righteous judgment (just doom) will be revealed.

Romans 8:17

And if we are [His] children, then we are [His] heirs also: heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ [sharing His inheritance with Him]; only we must share His suffering if we are to share His glory.

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to and beg you to walk (lead a life) worthy of the [divine] calling to which you have been called [with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God's service,

Colossians 1:12

Giving thanks to the Father, Who has qualified and made us fit to share the portion which is the inheritance of the saints (God's holy people) in the Light.

1 Thessalonians 2:14

For you, brethren, became imitators of the assemblies (churches) of God in Christ Jesus which are in Judea, for you too have suffered the same kind of treatment from your own fellow countrymen as they did [who were persecuted at the hands] of the Jews,

2 Thessalonians 1:6-7

[It is a fair decision] since it is a righteous thing with God to repay with distress and affliction those who distress and afflict you,

2 Timothy 2:12

If we endure, we shall also reign with Him. If we deny and disown and reject Him, He will also deny and disown and reject us.

Hebrews 10:32-33

But be ever mindful of the days gone by in which, after you were first spiritually enlightened, you endured a great and painful struggle,

1 Peter 4:14-18

If you are censured and suffer abuse [because you bear] the name of Christ, blessed [are you -- "happy, fortunate, to be envied, with life-joy, and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of your outward condition], because the Spirit of glory, the Spirit of God, is resting upon you. On their part He is blasphemed, but on your part He is glorified.

Revelation 3:4

Yet you still have a few [persons'] names in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes, and they shall walk with Me in white, because they are worthy and deserving.

Revelation 15:4

Who shall not reverence and glorify Your name, O Lord [giving You honor and praise in worship]? For You only are holy. All the nations shall come and pay homage and adoration to You, for Your just judgments (Your righteous sentences and deeds) have been made known and displayed.

Revelation 16:7

And [from] the altar I heard [the] cry, Yes, Lord God the Omnipotent, Your judgments (sentences, decisions) are true and just and righteous!

Revelation 19:2

Because His judgments (His condemnation and punishment, His sentences of doom) are true and sound and just and upright. He has judged (convicted, pronounced sentence, and doomed) the great and notorious harlot (idolatress) who corrupted and demoralized and poisoned the earth with her lewdness and adultery (idolatry). And He has avenged (visited on her the penalty for) the blood of His servants at her hand.

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