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1 Thessalonians 4 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:1 - Furthermore G3063 then G3767 we beseech G2065 you, G5209 brethren, G80 and G2532 exhort G3870 you by G1722 the Lord G2962 Jesus, G2424 that as G2531 ye have received G3880 of G3844 us G2257 how G4459 ye G5209 ought G1163 to walk G4043 and G2532 to please G700 God, G2316 so G2443 ye would abound G4052 more and more. G3123
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:2 - For G1063 ye know G1492 what G5101 commandments G3852 we gave G1325 you G5213 by G1223 the Lord G2962 Jesus. G2424
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:3 - For G1063 this G5124 is G2076 the will G2307 of God, G2316 even your G5216 sanctification, G38 that ye G5209 should abstain G567 from G575 fornication: G4202
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:4 - That every one G1538 of you G5216 should know G1492 how to possess G2932 his G1438 vessel G4632 in G1722 sanctification G38 and G2532 honour; G5092
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:5 - Not G3361 in G1722 the lust G3806 of concupiscence, G1939 even G2532 as G2509 the Gentiles G1484 which G3588 know G1492 not G3361 God: G2316
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:6 - That no G3361 man go beyond G5233 and G2532 defraud G4122 his G846 brother G80 in G1722 any matter: G4229 because G1360 that the Lord G2962 is the avenger G1558 of G4012 all G3956 such, G5130 as G2531 we G4277  also G2532 have forewarned G4277 you G5213 and G2532 testified. G1263
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:7 - For G1063 God G2316 hath G2564  not G3756 called G2564 us G2248 unto G1909 uncleanness, G167 but G235 unto G1722 holiness. G38
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:8 - He therefore G5105 that despiseth, G114 despiseth G114 not G3756 man, G444 but G235 God, G2316 who hath G1325  also G2532 given G1325 unto G1519 us G2248 his G846 holy G40 Spirit. G4151
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:9 - But G1161 as touching G4012 brotherly love G5360 ye need G2192 G5532 not G3756 that I write G1125 unto you: G5213 for G1063 ye G5210 yourselves G846 are G2075 taught of God G2312 to G1519 love G25 one another. G240
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:10 - And G2532 indeed G1063 ye do G4160 it G846 toward G1519 all G3956 the brethren G80 which G3588 are in G1722 all G3650 Macedonia: G3109 but G1161 we beseech G3870 you, G5209 brethren, G80 that ye increase G4052 more and more; G3123
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:11 - And G2532 that ye study G5389 to be quiet, G2270 and G2532 to do G4238 your own business, G2398 and G2532 to work with G2038 your G5216 own G2398 hands, G5495 as G2531 we commanded G3853 you; G5213
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:12 - That G2443 ye may walk G4043 honestly G2156 toward G4314 them that are without, G1854 and G2532 that ye may have G2192 lack G5532 of nothing. G3367

Those Who Died in Christ

Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:13 - But G1161 I would G2309  not G3756 have G2309 you G5209 to be ignorant, G50 brethren, G80 concerning G4012 them which are asleep, G2837 that G3363  ye sorrow G3076 not, G3363 even G2532 as G2531 others G3062 which G3588 have G2192 no G3361 hope. G1680
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:14 - For G1063 if G1487 we believe G4100 that G3754 Jesus G2424 died G599 and G2532 rose again, G450 even so G3779 them also G2532 which sleep G2837 in G1223 Jesus G2424 will G71  God G2316 bring G71 with G4862 him. G846
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:15 - For G1063 this G5124 we say G3004 unto you G5213 by G1722 the word G3056 of the Lord, G2962 that G3754 we G2249 which G3588 are alive G2198 and remain G4035 unto G1519 the coming G3952 of the Lord G2962 shall G5348  not G3364 prevent G5348 them which G3588 are asleep. G2837
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:16 - For G3754 the Lord G2962 himself G846 shall descend G2597 from G575 heaven G3772 with G1722 a shout, G2752 with G1722 the voice G5456 of the archangel, G743 and G2532 with G1722 the trump G4536 of God: G2316 and G2532 the dead G3498 in G1722 Christ G5547 shall rise G450 first: G4412
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:17 - Then G1899 we G2249 which G3588 are alive G2198 and remain G4035 shall be caught up G726 together G260 with G4862 them G846 in G1722 the clouds, G3507 to G1519 meet G529 the Lord G2962 in G1519 the air: G109 and G2532 so G3779 shall we G2071  ever G3842 be G2071 with G4862 the Lord. G2962
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:18 - Wherefore G5620 comfort G3870 one another G240 with G1722 these G5125 words. G3056

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
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Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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