1 Thessalonians: Chapter 05

The First Epistle to the Thessalonians. The 5th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
5:1 But, brethren, of times and moments ye need not that I write to you. Of the times and seasons brethren ye have no need that I write unto you: But of the times & seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you.
5:2 For ye yourselves know diligently, that the day of the Lord shall come, as a thief in the night. for ye yourselves know perfectly, that the day of the lord shall come even as a thief in the night. For ye yourselves know perfectly, that the day of the Lord shall come, even as a thief in the night. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.
5:3 Soothly when they shall say peace and secureness, then suddenly perishing shall come to them, as sorrow to a woman that is with child, and they shall not escape. When they shall say peace and no danger, then cometh on them sudden destruction, as the travailing of a woman with child, and they shall not scape. For when they shall say, Peace, and safety, then shall come upon them sudden destruction, as the travail upon a woman with child, and they shall not escape. For when they shall say, Peace and safety: then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child, and they shall not escape.
5:4 But, brethren, ye be not in darknesses, that that day as a thief catch you. But ye brethren are not in darkness, that that day should come on you as it were a thief. But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should come on you, as it were a thief. But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.
5:5 For all ye be the sons of light, and sons of the day; we be not of night, neither of darknesses. Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, neither of darkness. Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night neither of darkness. Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
5:6 Therefore sleep we not as others; but wake we, and be we sober. Therefore let us not sleep as do other: but let us watch and be sober. Therefore let us not sleep as do other, but let us watch and be sober. Therefore let us not sleep, as do others: but let us watch and be sober.
5:7 For they that sleep, sleep in the night, and they that be drunken, be drunken in the night. For they that sleep, sleep in the night: and they that be drunken, are drunken in the night. For they that sleep, sleep in the night, & they that be drunken, are drunken in the night. For they that sleep, sleep in the night, and they that be drunken, are drunken in the night.
5:8 But we that be of the day, be sober, clothed in the habergeon of faith and charity, and in the helmet, hope of health. But let us which are of the day be sober, armed with the breastplate of faith and love, and with hope of health, as an helmet. But let us which are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith & love, & of the hope of salvation for an helmet. But let us who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
5:9 For God put not us into wrath, but into the purchasing of health by our Lord Jesus Christ, For god hath not appointed us to wrath: but to obtain health by the means of our lord Jesus Christ, For God hath not appointed us unto wrath, but to obtain salvation by the means of our Lord Jesus Christ, For God hath not appointed us to wrath: but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,
5:10 that was dead for us; that whether we wake, whether we sleep, we live together with him. which died for us: that whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him. Which died for us, that whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him. Who died for us, that whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.
5:11 For which thing comfort ye together, and edify ye each other, as and ye do. Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as ye do. Wherefore exhort one another, & edify one another, even as ye do. Wherefore, comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.
5:12 And, brethren, we pray you, that ye know them that travail among you, and be before to you in the Lord, and admonish you, We beseech you brethren, that ye know them which labour among you, and have the oversight of you in the lord, and give you exhortation, Now we beseech you, brethren, that ye know them, which labour among you, & are over you in the Lord, and admonish you, And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you:
5:13 that ye have them more abundantly in charity; and for the work of them, have ye peace with them. that ye have them the more in love, For their work’s sake, and be at peace with them. That ye have them in singular love for their work’s sake. Be at peace among yourselves. And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake, and be at peace among yourselves.
5:14 And, brethren, we pray you, reprove ye unquiet men. Comfort ye men of little heart, receive ye sick men, be ye patient to all men. We desire you brethren warn them that are unruly, comfort the feeble minded, forbear the weak have continual patience toward all men. We desire you, brethren, admonish them that are unruly: comfort the feeble minded: bear with the weak: be patient toward all men. Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feeble minded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.
5:15 See ye, that no man yield evil for evil to any man; but evermore follow ye that that is good, together and into all men. See that none recompense evil for evil unto any man: but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men. See that none recompense evil for evil unto any man: but ever follow that which is good, both toward yourselves, and toward all men. See that none render evil for evil unto any man: but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves and to all men.
5:16 Evermore joy ye; Rejoice ever. Rejoice evermore. Rejoice evermore:
5:17 without ceasing pray ye; Pray continually. Pray continually. Pray without ceasing:
5:18 in all things do ye thankings. For this is the will of God in Christ Jesus, in all you. In all things give thanks. For this is the will of God in Christ Jesus toward you. In all things give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus toward you. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
5:19 Do not ye quench the Spirit, Quench not the spirit, Quench not the Spirit. Quench not the spirit:
5:20 do not ye despise prophecies. despise not prophesying. Despise not prophesying. Despise not prophesyings:
5:21 But prove ye all things, hold ye that thing that is good. examine all things. Reap that which is good. Try all things, and keep that which is good. Prove all things: hold fast that which is good.
5:22 Abstain ye you from all evil species. abstain from all suspicious thing. Abstain from all appearance of evil. Abstain from all appearance of evil.
5:23 And God himself of peace make you holy by all things, that your spirit be kept whole, and soul, and body, without plaint, in the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The very god of peace sanctify you throughout. And I pray God that your whole spirit, soul, and body, be kept faultless unto the coming of our lord Jesus Christ. Now the very God of peace sanctify you throughout: and I pray God that your whole spirit and soul and body, may be kept blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly: and I pray God your whole spirit, and soul, and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
5:24 God is true, that called you, which also shall do work of grace in you. faithful is he, which called you: which will also do it. Faithful is he which calleth you, which will also do it. Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.
5:25 Brethren, pray ye for us. Brethren, pray for us. Brethren, pray for us. Brethren, pray for us.
5:26 Greet ye well all brethren in holy kiss. Greet all the brethren with an holy kiss. Greet all the brethren with an holy kiss. Greet all the brethren with an holy kiss.
5:27 I charge you by the Lord, that this epistle be read to all holy brethren. I charge you in the lord, that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren. I charge you in the Lord, that this epistle be read unto all the brethren the Saints. I charge you by the Lord, that this Epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.
5:28 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen. The grace of the lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you, Amen. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you, Amen.
END The first epistle unto the Tessalonians written from Athens. The first epistle unto the Thessalonians written from Athens. The first Epistle unto the Thessalonians, was written from Athens.
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