1 Thessalonians 2:14-16 NIV

14 For you, brothers, became imitators1 of God's churches in Judea,2 which are in Christ Jesus: You suffered from your own countrymen3 the same things those churches suffered from the Jews,

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15 who killed the Lord Jesus4 and the prophets5 and also drove us out. They displease God and are hostile to all men

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16 in their effort to keep us from speaking to the Gentiles6 so that they may be saved. In this way they always heap up their sins to the limit.7 The wrath of God has come upon them at last.a

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    • a 2:16 - Or "them fully"