12Nowsuchpersons we command and 1exhort in the LordJesusChrist to 2work in quietfashion and eat their ownbread.
But as for you, 3brethren, 4do not growweary of doinggood.
14Ifanyone does not obey our ainstructionb5in thisletter, takespecialnote of that personc6and do not associate with him, so that he will be 7put to shame.
Yet 8do not regard him as an enemy, but d9admonish him as a 10brother.
16Now11may the Lord of peace12Himselfcontinuallygrant you peace in everyecircumstance. 13The Lord be with you all!
17fI, Paul, write thisgreeting14with my ownhand, and this is a distinguishingmark in everyletter; this is the way I write.
1815The grace of our LordJesusChrist be with you all.