2 Thessalonians 1:8

8 He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

2 Thessalonians 1:8 in Other Translations

KJV
8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
ESV
8 in flaming fire, inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God and on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
NLT
8 in flaming fire, bringing judgment on those who don’t know God and on those who refuse to obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus.
MSG
8 Those who refuse to know God and refuse to obey the Message will pay for what they've done.
CSB
8 taking vengeance with flaming fire on those who don't know God and on those who don't obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

2 Thessalonians 1:8 In-Context

6 God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you
7 and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well. This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with his powerful angels.
8 He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
9 They will be punished with everlasting destruction and shut out from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might
10 on the day he comes to be glorified in his holy people and to be marveled at among all those who have believed. This includes you, because you believed our testimony to you.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Psalms 79:6; Isaiah 66:15; Jeremiah 10:25
  • 2. S Galatians 4:8
  • 3. Romans 2:8; S 2 Corinthians 2:12
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