10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.”

Read 2 Thessalonians 3:10 Using Other Translations

For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat.
Even while we were with you, we gave you this command: “Those unwilling to work will not get to eat.”