4 For we know, 1brothersa loved by God, 2that he has chosen you,

References for 1 Thessalonians 1:4

    • b 1:4 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church