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1 Thessalonians 2:14-16 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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14 For you, brothers and sisters, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, for you suffered the same things from your own compatriots as they did from the Jews, 14 For you, brothers, became imitators of God's churches in Judea, which are in Christ Jesus: You suffered from your own countrymen the same things those churches suffered from the Jews,
15 who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out; they displease God and oppose everyone 15 who killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets and also drove us out. They displease God and are hostile to all men
16 by hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. Thus they have constantly been filling up the measure of their sins; but God's wrath has overtaken them at last. 16 in their effort to keep us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. In this way they always heap up their sins to the limit. The wrath of God has come upon them at last.