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2 Thessalonians 1 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Greetings of Grace and Thanksgiving

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:1 -

Paul and Silvanus and Timothy,

To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:2 - Grace to you and peace from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:3 -

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is only fitting, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of each one of you all toward one another increases all the more,

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:4 - so that we ourselves boast about you among the churches of God for your [fn]perseverance and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure.

God’s Righteous Judgment

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:5 - This is a plain indication of God’s righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:6 - [fn]Since it is right [fn]for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:7 - and to give rest to you who are afflicted [fn]and to us as well at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with [fn]His mighty angels in flaming fire,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:8 - executing vengeance on those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:9 - These will pay the penalty of eternal destruction, AWAY FROM THE PRESENCE OF THE [fn]LORD AND FROM THE GLORY OF HIS MIGHT,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:10 - when He comes to be glorified [fn]in His [fn]saints on that day, and to be marveled at among all who have believed—for our witness to you was believed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:11 - To this end also we pray for you always, that our God will [fn]count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill all your good pleasure for goodness and the work of faith with power,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:12 - so that the name of our Lord Jesus will be glorified in you, and you in Him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.
LSB Footnotes
Or steadfastness
Lit If indeed
Or in the sight of
Lit along with us
Lit the angels of His power
In OT, Yahweh, cf. Is 2:10, 19, 21
Or in the persons of
Or holy ones
Or make

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