1 Thessalonians 3:3-5 NAS

3 so that no one would be disturbed by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that we have been destined for this.

References for 1 Thessalonians 3:3

    • a 3:3 - Or "deceived"
      4 For indeed when we were with you, we kept telling you in advance that we were going to suffer affliction; and so it came to pass, as you know.

      References for 1 Thessalonians 3:4

        • b 3:4 - Lit "just as"
        • c 3:4 - Lit "and"
          5 For this reason, when I could endure it no longer, I also sent to find out about your faith, for fear that the tempter might have tempted you, and our labor would be in vain.

          References for 1 Thessalonians 3:5

            • d 3:5 - Or "to know, to ascertain"