Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

We order and encourage such people by the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.

New American Standard Bible

Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and eat their own bread.

King James Version

Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Holman Bible

Now we command and exhort such people by the Lord Jesus Christ that quietly working, they may eat their own food.

A Conservative Version

Now to such men we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that, working with quietness, they should eat their own bread.

American Standard Version

Now them that are such we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Amplified

Now such people we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and work quietly and earn their own food and other necessities [supporting themselves instead of depending on the hospitality of others].

An Understandable Version

Now we command and urge such people, in [the fellowship of] the Lord Jesus Christ, that they work quietly and earn their own living.

Anderson New Testament

Now we command such, and exhort them by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work with quietness, and eat their own bread.

Bible in Basic English

Now to such we give orders and make request in the Lord Jesus, that, working quietly, they get their living.

Common New Testament

Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and earn their own bread to eat.

Daniel Mace New Testament

we command these persons, and exhort them by the Lord Jesus Christ, to stay at home, and earn their bread by labour.

Darby Translation

Now such we enjoin and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that working quietly they eat their own bread.

Godbey New Testament

but we command such and exhort them in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietude working, they must eat their own bread.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now with the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ we charge and exhort such people to keep quiet and do their work and earn their own living.

John Wesley New Testament

Now such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, to work quietly and eat their own bread.

Julia Smith Translation

And to such we proclaim and beseech by our Lord Jesus Christ, that, with freedom from care working, they should eat their own bread.

King James 2000

Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now we command and we exhort such people in the Lord Jesus Christ that, working with quietness, they eat their own bread.

Modern King James verseion

Now we command and exhort those who are such, by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work with quietness and eat their own bread.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Them that are such, we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work with quietness, and eat their own bread.

Moffatt New Testament

Now in the Lord Jesus Christ we charge and exhort such persons to keep quiet, to do their work and earn their own living.

Montgomery New Testament

Now all such I command and entreat, by the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ, to work in quietness. and to earn their own living.

NET Bible

Now such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to work quietly and so provide their own food to eat.

New Heart English Bible

Now those who are that way, we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Noyes New Testament

Now such we charge and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Sawyer New Testament

we charge and exhort such, by our Lord Jesus Christ, to work quietly, and eat their own bread.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, such as these, we charge and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, - that, with quietness, working, their own bread, they be eating.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now such we command, and conjure, by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they labour, and eat their own bread.

Twentieth Century New Testament

All such people we urge, and entreat, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, to attend quietly to their business, and earn their own living.

Webster

Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Weymouth New Testament

To persons of that sort our injunction--and our command by the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ--is that they are to work quietly and eat their own honestly-earned bread.

Williams New Testament

Now on the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ we charge and exhort such persons to do their own work with quiet and eat their own bread.

World English Bible

Now those who are that way, we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Worrell New Testament

Now such we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that, working with quietness, they eat their own bread.

Worsley New Testament

Such we charge and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work quietly and earn their own bread.

Youngs Literal Translation

and such we command and exhort through our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness working, their own bread they may eat;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

we command
παραγγέλλω 
Paraggello 
Usage: 30

and

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

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

ἡσυχία 
hesuchia 
Usage: 4

ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

and eat
ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

Context Readings

Warning Against Lazy, Irresponsible Behavior

11 We hear that some of you are living in idleness. You are not busy working you are busy interfering in other people's lives! 12 We order and encourage such people by the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, to do their work quietly and to earn their own living. 13 Brothers, do not get tired of doing what is right.


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 4:11

Also, make it your goal to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you,

Ephesians 4:28

The thief must no longer steal but must work hard and do what is good with his own hands, so that he might earn something to give to the needy.

Genesis 49:14-15

"Issachar is a strong donkey, resting between sheepfolds.

Proverbs 17:1

Dry crumbs in peace are better than a full meal with strife.

Ecclesiastes 4:6

It's better to have one handful of tranquility than to have two handfuls of trouble and to chase after the wind.

Luke 11:3

Keep giving us every day our daily bread,

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Now then, brothers, you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God, as in fact you are doing. We ask and encourage you in the Lord to do so even more.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

We did not eat anyone's food without paying for it. Instead, with toil and labor we worked night and day in order not to be a burden to any of you.

1 Timothy 2:2

for kings, and for everyone who has authority, so that we might lead a quiet and peaceful life with all godliness and dignity.

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