Thematic Bible

2 Thessalonians 3:1 (show verse)

Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed on and triumph, as in your own case,

2 Thessalonians 3:2 (show verse)

and that we may be delivered from perverse and evil men ??for the faith is not held by all.

2 Thessalonians 3:3 (show verse)

However, the Lord is faithful; he will be sure to strengthen you and protect you from the Evil one.

2 Thessalonians 3:4 (show verse)

Now, we rely on you in the Lord, confident that you do and will do what we enjoin.
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2 Thessalonians 3:5 (show verse)

May the Lord direct your hearts towards God's love and towards Christ's patience!

2 Thessalonians 3:6 (show verse)

Brothers, we charge you in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ to shun any brother who is loafing, instead of following the rule you got from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:7 (show verse)

For you know quite well how to copy us; we did not loaf in your midst,

2 Thessalonians 3:8 (show verse)

we did not take free meals from anyone; no, toiling hard at our trade, we worked night and day, so as not to be a burden to any of you.

2 Thessalonians 3:9 (show verse)

Not that we have no right to such support; it was simply to give you a pattern to copy.

2 Thessalonians 3:10 (show verse)

We used to charge you even when we were with you, 'If a man will not work, he shall not eat.'

2 Thessalonians 3:11 (show verse)

But we are informed that some of your number are loafing, busybodies instead of busy.

2 Thessalonians 3:12 (show verse)

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

2 Thessalonians 3:13 (show verse)

As for yourselves, brothers, never grow tired of doing what is right.

2 Thessalonians 3:14 (show verse)

Only, if anyone will not obey our orders in this letter, mark that man, do not associate with him ??that will make him feel ashamed!

2 Thessalonians 3:15 (show verse)

You are not to treat him as an enemy, but to put him under discipline, as a brother.

2 Thessalonians 3:16 (show verse)

May the Lord of peace himself grant you peace continually, whatever comes. The Lord be with you all.

2 Thessalonians 3:17 (show verse)

The salutation is in my own hand, Paul's; that is a mark in every letter of mine. This is how I write.

2 Thessalonians 3:18 (show verse)

'The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.'