1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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9 Now about brotherly love we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. 9 Now about brotherly love we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other.
10 And in fact, you do love all the brothers throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers, to do so more and more. 10 And in fact, you do love all the brothers throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers, to do so more and more.
11 Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, 11 Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you,
12 so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody. 12 so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.