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2 Thessalonians 3:1 (show verse)

Now, brothers, pray for us, that the Lord's message may spread rapidly and gloriously as it did among you,

2 Thessalonians 3:2 (show verse)

and that we may be saved from unjust and wicked men; for not everybody has faith.

2 Thessalonians 3:3 (show verse)

But the Lord is to be relied on, and he will give you strength and protect you from the evil one.

2 Thessalonians 3:4 (show verse)

We have faith in you through the Lord that you are doing and will keep doing what we direct you to do.
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2 Thessalonians 3:5 (show verse)

May the Lord guide your hearts into a sense of God's love and into a steadfastness like Christ's.

2 Thessalonians 3:6 (show verse)

We charge you, brothers, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from any brother who lives in idleness, instead of following the teaching you received from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:7 (show verse)

For you know yourselves what you must do to follow my example, for I was not idle when I was with you;

2 Thessalonians 3:8 (show verse)

I did not eat anybody's bread without paying for it, but with toil and labor I worked night and day, in order not to be a burden to any of you.

2 Thessalonians 3:9 (show verse)

Not that I had not a right to my support, but to give you in my own conduct an example to imitate.

2 Thessalonians 3:10 (show verse)

When I was with you, I gave you this rule: "If anyone refuses to work, give him nothing to eat!"

2 Thessalonians 3:11 (show verse)

For we hear that some of you are living in idleness, mere busybodies, not doing any work.

2 Thessalonians 3:12 (show verse)

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.

2 Thessalonians 3:13 (show verse)

But you, brothers, must not get tired of doing right.

2 Thessalonians 3:14 (show verse)

If anyone refuses to obey what we have said in this letter, mark the man and do not have anything to do with him, to make him feel ashamed.

2 Thessalonians 3:15 (show verse)

Do not look upon him as an enemy but warn him as a brother.

2 Thessalonians 3:16 (show verse)

And may the Lord of peace himself always give you peace in every way. The Lord be with you all.

2 Thessalonians 3:17 (show verse)

This greeting is in my own hand, Paul's; it is the mark in every letter of mine. This is the way I write.

2 Thessalonians 3:18 (show verse)

The blessing of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.