9 For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Read 1 Thessalonians 5:9 Using Other Translations

For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,
For God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
For God chose to save us through our Lord Jesus Christ, not to pour out his anger on us.