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1 Thessalonians 5 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:1 - But concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that aught be written unto you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:2 - For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:3 - When they are saying, Peace and safety, then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall in no wise escape.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:4 - But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief:
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:5 - for ye are all sons of light, and sons of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:6 - so then let us not sleep, as do the rest, but let us watch and be sober.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:7 - For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that are drunken are drunken in the night.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:8 - But let us, since we are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:9 - For God appointed us not unto wrath, but unto the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:10 - who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:11 - Wherefore exhort one another, and build each other up, even as also ye do.

Christian Conduct

Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:12 - But we beseech you, brethren, to know them that labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:13 - and to esteem them exceeding highly in love for their work’s sake. Be at peace among yourselves.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:14 - And we exhort you, brethren, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be longsuffering toward all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:15 - See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but always follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:16 - Rejoice always;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:17 - pray without ceasing;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:18 - in everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus to you-ward.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:19 - Quench not the Spirit;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:20 - despise not prophesyings;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:21 - prove all things; hold fast that which is good;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:22 - abstain from every form of evil.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:23 - And the God of peace himself sanctify you wholly; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved entire, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:24 - Faithful is he that calleth you, who will also do it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:25 - Brethren, pray for us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:26 - Salute all the brethren with a holy kiss.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:27 - I adjure you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the brethren.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:28 - The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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