1 Thessalonians 1:4 NIV

4 For we know, brothers and sistersa loved by God, that he has chosen you,

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    • b 1:4 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 2:1, 9, 14, 17; 3:7; 4:1, 10, 13; 5:1, 4, 12, 14, 25, 27.

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      • a 1:1 - Greek "Silvanus" , a variant of "Silas"
      • b 1:4 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 2:1, 9, 14, 17; 3:7; 4:1, 10, 13; 5:1, 4, 12, 14, 25, 27.