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2 Thessalonians 3:6-12

NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 7 For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example. We were not idle when we were with you, NIV 7 For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example. We were not idle when we were with you, NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: "If a man will not work, he shall not eat." NIV 10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: "If a man will not work, he shall not eat." NIV 11 We hear that some among you are idle. They are not busy; they are busybodies. NIV 11 We hear that some among you are idle. They are not busy; they are busybodies. NIV 12 Such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and earn the bread they eat. NIV 12 Such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and earn the bread they eat.