Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

For it is an act of righteousness on God's part to give trouble as their reward to those who are troubling you,

New American Standard Bible

For after all it is only just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,

King James Version

Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;

Holman Bible

since it is righteous for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you

International Standard Version

Certainly it is right for God to pay back those who afflict you with affliction,

A Conservative Version

Since it is a righteous thing according to God to repay restriction to those who restrict you,

American Standard Version

if so be that it is righteous thing with God to recompense affliction to them that afflict you,

Amplified

For after all it is only just for God to repay with distress those who distress you,

An Understandable Version

For it is a just thing for God to repay with affliction those people who are troubling you,

Anderson New Testament

since, indeed, it is a righteous thing with God, to repay affliction to those who afflict you,

Common New Testament

For after all it is only just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,

Daniel Mace New Testament

since it is agreeable to his justice to afflict those in their turn, who afflict you:

Darby Translation

if at least it is a righteous thing with God to render tribulation to those that trouble you,

Godbey New Testament

if indeed it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them who are troubling you,

Goodspeed New Testament

since God considers it only just to repay with suffering those who are making you suffer

John Wesley New Testament

Seeing it is a righteous thing with God, to recompence affliction to them that afflict you.

Julia Smith Translation

Even though just with God to return pressure to them pressing you;

King James 2000

Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;

Lexham Expanded Bible

since [it is] righteous in the sight of God to pay back those who are afflicting you with affliction,

Modern King James verseion

since it is a righteous thing with God to repay tribulation to those who trouble you,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It is verily a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you,

Montgomery New Testament

For truly God's justice must render back trouble to those who are troubling you,

NET Bible

For it is right for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,

New Heart English Bible

Since it is a righteous thing with God to repay affliction to those who afflict you,

Noyes New Testament

since it will be just with God to repay distress to them that distress you,

Sawyer New Testament

since it is just with God to repay affliction to those who afflict you,

The Emphasized Bible

If, at least, it is a, righteous thing with God, to recompense, affliction, unto them that afflict you,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Since God deems it just to inflict suffering upon those who are now inflicting suffering upon you,

Webster

Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;

Weymouth New Testament

A plain token of God's righteous judgement, I say, since it is a righteous thing for Him to requite with affliction those who are now afflicting you;

Williams New Testament

indeed, it is right for God to repay with crushing sorrows those who cause you these crushing sorrows,

World English Bible

Since it is a righteous thing with God to repay affliction to those who afflict you,

Worrell New Testament

since it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to those who cause you tribulation;

Worsley New Testament

seeing it is a righteous thing with God to render affliction to those that afflict you;

Youngs Literal Translation

since it is a righteous thing with God to give back to those troubling you -- trouble,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἴπερ 
Ei per 
if so be that, though, seeing, if so be
Usage: 6

it is a righteous thing
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἀνταποδίδωμι 
Antapodidomi 
Usage: 5

θλίψις 
Thlipsis 
Usage: 33

θλίβω 
Thlibo 
Usage: 9

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For The Thessalonian Believers

5 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; 6 For it is an act of righteousness on God's part to give trouble as their reward to those who are troubling you, 7 And to you who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus comes from heaven with the angels of his power in flames of fire,



Cross References

Revelation 6:10

And they gave a great cry, saying, How long will it be, O Ruler, holy and true, before you take your place as judge and give punishment for our blood to those on the earth?

Exodus 23:22

But if you truly give ear to his voice, and do whatever I say, then I will be against those who are against you, fighting those who are fighting you.

Deuteronomy 32:41-43

If I make sharp my shining sword, and my hand is outstretched for judging, I will give punishment to those who are against me, and their right reward to my haters.

Psalm 74:22-23

Up! O God, be the judge of your cause; keep in mind the bitter things which the man of evil behaviour says against you every day.

Psalm 74:22-12

Up! O God, be the judge of your cause; keep in mind the bitter things which the man of evil behaviour says against you every day.

Psalm 94:20-23

What part with you has the seat of sin, which makes evil into a law?

Isaiah 49:26

And the flesh of your attackers will be taken by themselves for food; and they will take their blood for drink, as if it was sweet wine: and all men will see that I the Lord am your saviour, even he who takes up your cause, the Strong One of Jacob.

Zechariah 2:8

For this is what the Lord of armies has said: In the way of glory he has sent me to the nations which have taken your goods: for anyone touching you is touching what is most dear to him.

Colossians 3:25

For the wrongdoer will have punishment for the wrong he has done, without respect for any man's position.

Revelation 11:18

And the nations were angry, and your wrath has come, and the time for the dead to be judged, and the time of reward for your servants, the prophets, and for the saints, and for those in whom is the fear of your name, small and great, and the time of destruction for those who made the earth unclean.

Revelation 15:4

What man is there who will not have fear before you, O Lord, and give glory to your name? because you only are holy; for all the nations will come and give worship before you; for your righteousness has been made clear.

Revelation 16:5-6

And the voice of the angel of the waters came to my ears, saying, True and upright is your judging, O Holy One, who is and was from all time:

Revelation 18:20

Be glad over her, heaven, and you saints, and Apostles, and prophets; because she has been judged by God on your account.

Revelation 18:24

And in her was seen the blood of prophets and of saints, and of all who have been put to death on the earth.

Revelation 19:2

For true and upright are his decisions; for by him has the evil woman been judged, who made the earth unclean with the sins of her body; and he has given her punishment for the blood of his servants.

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