Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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

[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,

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,

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,

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

seeing it is a just thing with God to recompense tribulation to those that trouble 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 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, 6 since it is righteous for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you 7 and to reward with rest you who are afflicted, along with us. This will take place at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with His powerful angels,



Cross References

Revelation 6:10

They cried out with a loud voice: “Lord, the One who is holy and true, how long until You judge and avenge our blood from those who live on the earth?”

Exodus 23:22

But if you will carefully obey him and do everything I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and a foe to your foes.

Deuteronomy 32:41-43

when I sharpen My flashing sword,
and My hand takes hold of judgment,
I will take vengeance on My adversaries
and repay those who hate Me.

Psalm 74:22-23

Rise up, God, defend Your cause!
Remember the insults
that fools bring against You all day long.

Psalm 79:10-12

Why should the nations ask,
“Where is their God?”
Before our eyes,
let vengeance for the shed blood of Your servants
be known among the nations.

Psalm 94:20-23

Can a corrupt throne—
one that creates trouble by law—
become Your ally?

Isaiah 49:26

I will make your oppressors eat their own flesh,
and they will be drunk with their own blood
as with sweet wine.
Then all flesh will know
that I, Yahweh, am your Savior,
and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.”

Zechariah 2:8

For the Lord of Hosts says this: “He has sent Me for His glory against the nations who are plundering you, for anyone who touches you touches the pupil of His eye.

Colossians 3:25

25 For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong he has done, and there is no favoritism.

Revelation 11:18

The nations were angry,
but Your wrath has come.
The time has come
for the dead to be judged
and to give the reward
to Your servants the prophets,
to the saints, and to those who fear Your name,
both small and great,
and the time has come to destroy
those who destroy the earth.

Revelation 15:4

Lord, who will not fear
and glorify Your name?
Because You alone are holy,
for all the nations will come
and worship before You
because Your righteous acts
have been revealed.

Revelation 16:5-6

I heard the angel of the waters say:You are righteous,
who is and who was, the Holy One,
for You have decided these things.

Revelation 18:20

Rejoice over her, heaven,
and you saints, apostles, and prophets,
because God has executed your judgment on her!

Revelation 18:24

and the blood of prophets and saints,
and of all those slaughtered on earth,
was found in you.

Revelation 19:2

because His judgments are true and righteous,
because He has judged the notorious prostitute
who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality;
and He has avenged the blood of His slaves
that was on her hands.

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