1 Thessalonians 1:9

9 for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,

Read 1 Thessalonians 1:9 Using Other Translations

For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;
For they themselves report concerning us the kind of reception we had among you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,
for they keep talking about the wonderful welcome you gave us and how you turned away from idols to serve the living and true God.