Read 1 Thessalonians 2:19 Using Other Translations
For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?
For what is our hope or joy or crown of boasting before our Lord Jesus at his coming? Is it not you?
After all, what gives us hope and joy, and what will be our proud reward and crown as we stand before our Lord Jesus when he returns? It is you!