This is a 1plainindication of God'srighteousjudgmentso that you will be 2consideredworthy of the kingdom of God, for whichindeed you are suffering.
6aFor afterall3it is only justbfor God to repay with afflictionthose who afflict you,
and to give relief to you who are afflictedcand to us as well d4when the LordJesus will be revealed5from heaven6with eHis mightyangels7in flamingfire,
8dealing out retribution to those who 8do not knowGod and to those who 9do not obey the gospel of our LordJesus.
9These will pay the penalty of 10eternaldestruction, 11away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power,
10when He comes to be 12glorifiedfin His gsaints on that 13day, and to be marveled at amongall who have believed -for our 14testimony to you was believed.
To thisendalso we 15pray for you always, that our God will h16count you worthy of your 17calling, and fulfilleverydesire for 18goodness and the 19work of faith with power,
12so that the 20name of our LordJesus will be glorified in you, and you in Him, according to the grace of our God and the LordJesusChrist.