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1 Thessalonians 3 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:1 - Therefore when we could bear it no longer, we were willing to be left behind at Athens alone,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:2 - and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's servant in the gospel of Christ, to establish you in your faith and to exhort you,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:3 - that no one be moved by these afflictions. You yourselves know that this is to be our lot.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:4 - For when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we were to suffer affliction; just as it has come to pass, and as you know.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:5 - For this reason, when I could bear it no longer, I sent that I might know your faith, for fear that somehow the tempter had tempted you and that our labor would be in vain.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:6 - But now that Timothy has come to us from you, and has brought us the good news of your faith and love and reported that you always remember us kindly and long to see us, as we long to see you--
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:7 - for this reason, brethren, in all our distress and affliction we have been comforted about you through your faith;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:8 - for now we live, if you stand fast in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:9 - For what thanksgiving can we render to God for you, for all the joy which we feel for your sake before our God,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:10 - praying earnestly night and day that we may see you face to face and supply what is lacking in your faith?
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:11 - Now may our God and Father himself, and our Lord Jesus, direct our way to you;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:12 - and may the Lord make you increase and abound in love to one another and to all men, as we do to you,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:13 - so that he may establish your hearts unblamable in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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