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1 Thessalonians 5:12-22

NRS 12 But we appeal to you, brothers and sisters, to respect those who labor among you, and have charge of you in the Lord and admonish you; NIV 12 Now we ask you, brothers, to respect those who work hard among you, who are over you in the Lord and who admonish you. NRS 13 esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves. NIV 13 Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other. NRS 14 And we urge you, beloved, to admonish the idlers, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with all of them. NIV 14 And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone. NRS 15 See that none of you repays evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to all. NIV 15 Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else. NRS 16 Rejoice always, NIV 16 Be joyful always; NRS 17 pray without ceasing, NIV 17 pray continually; NRS 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. NIV 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. NRS 19 Do not quench the Spirit. NIV 19 Do not put out the Spirit's fire; NRS 20 Do not despise the words of prophets, NIV 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. NRS 21 but test everything; hold fast to what is good; NIV 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. NRS 22 abstain from every form of evil. NIV 22 Avoid every kind of evil.