2 Thessalonians 3 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 For the rest, brethren, pray for us that the word of God may run and may be glorified, even as among you: 1 Finally, brothers, pray for us that the message of the Lord may spread rapidly and be honored, just as it was with you.
2 And that we may be delivered from importunate and evil men: for all men have not faith. 2 And pray that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men, for not everyone has faith.
3 But God is faithful, who will strengthen and keep you from evil. 3 But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.
4 And we have confidence concerning you in the Lord that the things which we command, you both do and will do. 4 We have confidence in the Lord that you are doing and will continue to do the things we command.
5 And the Lord direct your hearts, in the charity of God and the patience of Christ. 5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God's love and Christ's perseverance.
6 And we charge you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother walking disorderly and not according to the tradition which they have received of us. 6 In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers, to keep away from every brother who is idle and does not live according to the teaching you received from us.
7 For yourselves know how you ought to imitate us. For we were not disorderly among you. 7 For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example. We were not idle when we were with you,
8 Neither did we eat any man’s bread for nothing: but in labour and in toil we worked night and day, lest we should be chargeable to any of you. 8 nor did we eat anyone's food without paying for it. On the contrary, we worked night and day, laboring and toiling so that we would not be a burden to any of you.
9 Not as if we had not power: but that we might give ourselves a pattern unto you, to imitate us. 9 We did this, not because we do not have the right to such help, but in order to make ourselves a model for you to follow.
10 For also, when we were with you, this we declared to you: that, if any man will not work, neither let him eat. 10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: "If a man will not work, he shall not eat."
11 For we have heard there are some among you who walk disorderly: working not at all, but curiously meddling. 11 We hear that some among you are idle. They are not busy; they are busybodies.
12 Now we charge them that are such and beseech them by the Lord Jesus Christ that, working with silence, they would eat their own bread. 12 Such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and earn the bread they eat.
13 But you, brethren, be not weary in well doing. 13 And as for you, brothers, never tire of doing what is right.
14 And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man and do not keep company with him, that he may be ashamed. 14 If anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take special note of him. Do not associate with him, in order that he may feel ashamed.
15 Yet do not esteem him as an enemy but admonish him as a brother. 15 Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.
16 Now the Lord of peace himself give you everlasting peace in every place. The Lord be with you all. 16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.
17 The salutation of Paul with my own hand: which is the sign in every epistle. So I write. 17 I, Paul, write this greeting in my own hand, which is the distinguishing mark in all my letters. This is how I write.
18 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen. 18 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.