1 Thessalonians 5:12-22 ESV

Final Instructions and Benediction

12 We ask you, brothers, 1to respect those who labor among you and 2are over you in the Lord and admonish you,

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13 and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. 3Be at peace among yourselves.

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14 And we urge you, brothers, admonish 4the idle,a5encourage the fainthearted, 6help the weak, 7be patient with them all.

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    • p 5:14 - Or disorderly, or undisciplined
      15 See that 8no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always 9seek to do good to one another and to everyone.

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      16 10Rejoice always,

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      17 11pray without ceasing,

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      18 12give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

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      19 13Do not quench the Spirit.

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      20 Do not despise 14prophecies,

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      21 but 15test everything; hold fast what is good.

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      22 Abstain from every form of evil.