Parallel Bible results for 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22

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1 Thessalonians 5:12-22

RSV 12 But we beseech you, brethren, to respect those who labor among you and are over 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. RSV 13 and to 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. RSV 14 And we exhort you, brethren, admonish the idlers, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all. NIV 14 And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone. RSV 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. RSV 16 Rejoice always, NIV 16 Be joyful always; RSV 17 pray constantly, NIV 17 pray continually; RSV 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. RSV 19 Do not quench the Spirit, NIV 19 Do not put out the Spirit's fire; RSV 20 do not despise prophesying, NIV 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. RSV 21 but test everything; hold fast what is good, NIV 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. RSV 22 abstain from every form of evil. NIV 22 Avoid every kind of evil.