1 Thessalonians 3:1-5 CSB

Anxiety in Athens

1 Therefore, when we could no longer stand it, we thought it was better to be left alone in Athens.

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      2 And we sent Timothy, our brother and God's co-workera in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you concerning your faith,

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        • a 3:2 - Other mss read servant
          3 so that no one will be shaken by these persecutions. For you yourselves know that we are appointed tob this.

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            • b 3:3 - Or we are destined for
              4 In fact, when we were with you, we told you previously that we were going to suffer persecution, and as you know, it happened.
              5 For this reason, when I could no longer stand it, I also sent to find out about your faith, fearing that the tempter had tempted you and that our labor might be for nothing.