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1 Paul, and Silvanus, and Timothy, to the church of Thessalonians, in God the Father, and in the Lord Jesus Christ, grace and peace to you. 1 Paul, Silas and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace and peace to you.
2 We do thankings to God evermore for all you, and we make mind of you in our prayers without ceasing; 2 We always thank God for all of you, mentioning you in our prayers.
3 having mind of the work of your faith, and travail, and charity [mindful of your work of faith, and travail, and charity], and abiding of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before God and our Father. 3 We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
4 Ye beloved brethren of God, we witting your choosing, 4 For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you,
5 for our gospel was not at you in word only, but also in virtue, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much plenty; as ye know, which we were among you for you; 5 because our gospel came to you not simply with words, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction. You know how we lived among you for your sake.
6 and ye be made followers of us, and of the Lord, receiving the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Ghost; 6 You became imitators of us and of the Lord; in spite of severe suffering, you welcomed the message with the joy given by the Holy Spirit.
7 so that ye be made ensample to all men that believe, in Macedonia and in Achaia. 7 And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.
8 For of you the word of the Lord is published, (or much told,) not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but your faith that is to God, in each place is gone forth [but in each place your faith that is to God is gone forth]; so that it is not need to us to speak any thing. 8 The Lord's message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia--your faith in God has become known everywhere. Therefore we do not need to say anything about it,
9 For they show of you, what manner entry we had to you, and how ye be converted to God from maumets, (or simulacra,) to serve to the living God and very; 9 for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,
10 and to abide his Son from heavens, whom he raised from death, the Lord Jesus, that delivered us from wrath to coming [that delivered us from wrath to come]. 10 and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead--Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath.