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Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:1 - Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed on and triumph, as it did among you,

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:2 - and that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men; for not all have faith.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:3 - But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from evil.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:4 - And we have confidence in the Lord about you, that you are doing and will do the things which we command.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:5 - May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:6 - Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from any brother who is living in idleness and not in accord with the tradition that you received from us.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:7 - For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us; we were not idle when we were with you,

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:8 - we did not eat any one's bread without paying, but with toil and labor we worked night and day, that we might not burden any of you.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:9 - It was not because we have not that right, but to give you in our conduct an example to imitate.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:10 - For even when we were with you, we gave you this command: If any one will not work, let him not eat.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:11 - For we hear that some of you are living in idleness, mere busybodies, not doing any work.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:12 - Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work in quietness and to earn their own living.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:13 - Brethren, do not be weary in well-doing.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:14 - If any one refuses to obey what we say in this letter, note that man, and have nothing to do with him, that he may be ashamed.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:15 - Do not look on him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:16 - Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in all ways. The Lord be with you all.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:17 - I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. This is the mark in every letter of mine; it is the way I write.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:18 - The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

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