1 Thessalonians 1:1-4 ESV

Greeting

1 Paul, 1Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the 2Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: 3Grace to you and peace.

References for 1 Thessalonians 1:1

The Thessalonians' Faith and Example

2 4We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantlya5mentioning you in our prayers,

References for 1 Thessalonians 1:2

    • a 1:2 - Or without ceasing
      3 remembering before 6our God and Father 7your work of faith and labor of 8love and 9steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

      References for 1 Thessalonians 1:3

      4 For we know, 10brothersb loved by God, 11that 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