1 Thessalonians 2:17-20 ESV

Paul's Longing to See Them Again

17 But since we were torn away from you, brothers, for a short time, 1in person not in heart, we endeavored the more eagerly and with great desire 2to see you face to face,

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18 because we wanted to come to you--I, Paul, again and again--but Satan 3hindered us.

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19 For what is our hope or 4joy or crown of boasting 5before our Lord Jesus at his 6coming? Is it not you?

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20 For you are our glory and joy.