10:27; 12:29; 2 Pet. 23 Now may bthe God of peace himself csanctify you completely, and may your dwhole espirit and soul and body be kept blameless at fthe coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 3 Finally, brothers,1 jpray for us, that kthe word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored,2 as happened among you, 10 For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: bIf anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat. 9 They will suffer the punishment of (P)eternal destruction, (Q)away from[b] the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might, 10 (R)when he comes on (S)that day (T)to be glorified in his saints, and to be marveled at among all who have believed, because our (U)testimony to you (V)was believed. 2 Thessalonians 2 English Standard Version (ESV) The Man of Lawlessness 2 Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we ask you, brothers, [ a ] 2 not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by a spirit or a spoken word, or a letter seeming to be from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come. 15 So then, brothers, dstand firm and hold to ethe traditions that you were taught by us, either fby our spoken word or by four letter. 18 mThe grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. 4:1]. 4 that each one of you know how to control his own kbody3 in holiness and lhonor, This is the sign of genuineness in every letter of mine; it is the way I write. 4 Therefore cwe ourselves boast about you din the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith ein all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring. 9 Now concerning vbrotherly love wyou have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves have been xtaught by God yto love one another, ESV Family Devotional Bible (TruTone, Brown), Leather, imitation, Brown, Romans, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, Proverbs, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV My Creative Bible for Girls, Hardcover, LuxLeather, Pink, ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Navy Blue. 7 For lthe mystery of lawlessness mis already at work. 9 For God has not destined us for jwrath, but kto obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, 5 This is (F)evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be (G)considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering— 6 since indeed God considers it (H)just (I)to repay with affliction those who afflict you, 7 and to grant (J)relief to you who are afflicted as well as to us, when (K)the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven (L)with his mighty angels 8 (M)in flaming fire, inflicting vengeance on those (N)who do not know God and on those who (O)do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. 8 But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, hhaving put on the breastplate of ifaith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation. Verse. 27 I put you under oath before the Lord to have kthis letter read to all the brothers. 21 but atest everything; hold fast what is good. 8 nor did we eat anyone’s bread without paying for it, but ywith toil and labor we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you. 8 min flaming fire, inflicting vengeance on those nwho do not know God and on those who odo not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. For mnot all have faith. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, the plural Greek word adelphoi (translated “brothers”) may refer either to brothers or to brothers and sisters. 9 They will suffer the punishment of peternal destruction, qaway from2 the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might, 66:15, 16; Matt. 14 If anyone does not obey what we say in this letter, take note of that person, and fhave nothing to do with him, that he may be ashamed. 11 To this end we (W)always pray for you, that our God may (X)make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every (Y)work of faith by his power, 12 so that the name of our Lord Jesus (Z)may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ. 16 For nthe Lord himself will descend ofrom heaven pwith a cry of command, with the voice of qan archangel, and rwith the sound of the trumpet of God. 4 And qwe have confidence in the Lord about you, that you are doing and will do the things that we command. We are not of the night or of the darkness. Red Letter. 20 Do not despise zprophecies, 5 Now concerning wthe times and the seasons, brothers,1 xyou have no need to have anything written to you. 4:1]. 2 and lthat we may be delivered from wicked and evil men. 5 not in mthe passion of lust nlike the Gentiles owho do not know God; 22 Abstain from every form of evil. Cross references. ESV MacArthur Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with Celtic cross design, ESV Study Bible, Large Print, Genuine Leather, Black, ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size, Hardcover, ESV Value Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Black), ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition (TruTone, Black), Imitation Leather. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 3 While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then zsudden destruction will come upon them aas labor pains come upon a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. Paragraph. oBe at peace among yourselves. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. But we urge you, brothers, to ado this more and more, ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 66:15, 16; Matt. 10:27; 12:29; 2 Pet. kThe Lord be with you all. 17 I, Paul, write lthis greeting with my own hand. 3:7; [Mal. 2 For you yourselves are fully aware that ythe day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. 2 Thessalonians 1 English Standard Version (ESV) Greeting. 11 To this end we (W)always pray for you, that our God may (X)make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every (Y)work of faith by his power, 12 so that the name of our Lord Jesus (Z)may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 3 Let no one deceive you in any way. 15 See that tno one repays anyone evil for evil, but always useek to do good to one another and to everyone. 4 who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, kproclaiming himself to be God. Thanksgiving To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. And sthe dead in Christ will rise first. 11 Therefore tGod sends them a strong delusion, so that they may believe uwhat is false, 4 Finally, then, brothers,1 we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you dreceived from us ehow you ought to walk and fto please God, just as you are doing, that you gdo so more and more. 15 gDo not regard him as an enemy, but hwarn him as a brother. 3:13; Heb. 7 For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, gare drunk at night. 6 that no one transgress and pwrong his brother in this matter, because the Lord is qan avenger in all these things, as we told you beforehand and solemnly warned you.