3 so that no one would be disturbed by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that 1we have been destined for this.
4 For indeed when we were with you, we kept telling you in advance that we were going to suffer affliction; 2and so it came to pass, as you know.
5 For this reason, 3when I could endure it no longer, I also 4sent to find out about your faith, for fear that 5the tempter might have tempted you, and 6our labor would be in vain.