8Then that lawlessone1will be revealedwhom the Lord will slay2with the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by the 3appearance of His acoming;
that is, the one whosebcoming is in accord with the activity of 4Satan, with allpower and c5signs and falsewonders,
and with dall the deception of wickedness for 6those who perish, because they did not receive the love of 7the truthso as to be saved.
For thisreason8Godewill send upon them fa 9deludinginfluenceso that they will believegwhat is false,
in order that they all may be hjudged who 10did not believe the truth, but i11tookpleasure in wickedness.
1312But we shouldalwaysgivethanks to God for you, 13brethrenbeloved by the Lord, because14God has chosen you jfrom the beginning15for salvationk16throughsanctificationlby the Spirit and faith in the truth.
It was for this He 17called you through18our gospel, mthat you may gain the glory of our LordJesusChrist.
15Sothen, brethren, 19standfirm and 20hold to the traditionswhich you were taught, whether21by word of mouth or22by letternfrom us.
1623Now may our LordJesusChrist24Himself and God our Father, who has 25loved us and given us eternalcomfort and 26goodhope by grace,
1727comfort and 28strengthen your hearts in everygoodwork and word.