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1 Thessalonians 3 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 For which thing we suffered no longer, and it pleased to us to dwell alone at Athens; [For which thing we sustaining no longer, it pleased to us to dwell at Athens alone;] 1 So when we could stand it no longer, we thought it best to be left by ourselves in Athens.
2 and we sent Timothy, our brother [and sent Timothy, our brother], and minister of God in the evangel of Christ, to you to be confirmed, and to be taught for your faith, 2 We sent Timothy, who is our brother and God's fellow worker in spreading the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith,
3 that no man be moved in these tribulations. For [ye] yourselves know, that in this thing we be set [that in this thing we be put]. 3 so that no one would be unsettled by these trials. You know quite well that we were destined for them.
4 For when we were at you, we before-said to you, that we should suffer tribulations; as [and] it is done, and ye know. 4 In fact, when we were with you, we kept telling you that we would be persecuted. And it turned out that way, as you well know.
5 Therefore I Paul, no longer abiding [not sustaining more], sent to know your faith, lest peradventure he that tempteth [shall] tempt you, and your travail be made vain [and our travail be made vain]. 5 For this reason, when I could stand it no longer, I sent to find out about your faith. I was afraid that in some way the tempter might have tempted you and our efforts might have been useless.
6 But now, when Timothy shall come to us from you, and tell to us your faith and charity, and that ye have good mind of us, ever desiring to see us, as we also you; [Now forsooth Timothy coming to us from you, and telling to us your faith and charity, and for ye have evermore good mind of us, desiring to see us, as we also you;] 6 But Timothy has just now come to us from you and has brought good news about your faith and love. He has told us that you always have pleasant memories of us and that you long to see us, just as we also long to see you.
7 therefore, brethren, we be comforted in you, in all our need and tribulation, by your faith. 7 Therefore, brothers, in all our distress and persecution we were encouraged about you because of your faith.
8 For now we live, if ye stand in the Lord. 8 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord.
9 For what doing of thankings be we able to yield to God for you [For why what doing of thankings may we yield to God for you], in all joy, in which we joy for you before our Lord? 9 How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of you?
10 night and day more plenteously praying, that we see your face, and fulfill those things that fail to your faith [and fulfill those things that fail of your faith]. 10 Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you again and supply what is lacking in your faith.
11 But God himself and our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way to you [dress our way to you]. 11 Now may our God and Father himself and our Lord Jesus clear the way for us to come to you.
12 And the Lord multiply you, and make your charity to be plenteous of each to other [and make your charity for to abound together], and into all men, as also we in you; 12 May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.
13 that your hearts be confirmed without plaint in holiness, before God and our Father, in the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints. Amen. 13 May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones.