1 Thessalonians 3:1-2 NAS

Encouragement of Timothy's Visit

1 Therefore 1when we could endure it no longer, we thought it best to be left behind at 2Athens alone,

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2 and we sent 3Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you as to your faith,

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