1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 LEB

Affirmation of Continuing Love

9 But concerning brotherly love, I do not have need to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,

References for 1 Thessalonians 4:9

      10 for indeed you are practicing it toward all the brothers in all of Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers, to progress even more,
      11 and to aspire to live a quiet life, and to attend to {your own business},a and to work with your hands,b just as we commanded you,

      References for 1 Thessalonians 4:11

        • r 4:11 - Literally "your own things"
        • s 4:11 - Some manuscripts have "your own hands"
          12 so that you may live decently toward those outside, and may have need of nothing.