They do not experience problems common to ordinary people; they aren't afflicted as others are.
In that place, the wicked stop causing trouble, and there, those whose strength is exhausted are at rest.
In that place, those who once were prisoners will be at ease together; they won't hear the voice of oppressors.
They say to themselves, "We will not be moved throughout all time, and we will not experience adversity."
Because you have obeyed my command to endure, I will keep you from the hour of testing that is coming to the whole world to test those living on the earth.
Let no one make any more trouble for me, because I carry the scars of Jesus on my own body.
So then, my brothers, keep on rejoicing in the Lord. It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you; indeed, it is for your safety.