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2 Thessalonians 1:3 NIV

Thanksgiving and Prayer

3 We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters,a and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love all of you have for one another is increasing.

References for 2 Thessalonians 1:3

    • b 1:3 - 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, 13, 15; 3:1, 6, 13.

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      • a 1:1 - Greek "Silvanus" , a variant of "Silas"
      • b 1:3 - 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, 13, 15; 3:1, 6, 13.
      • c 1:12 - Or "God and Lord, Jesus Christ"