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Book 60 2 Thessalonians
THE SECOND EPISTLE OF ST. PAUL TO THE THESSALONIANS
In this Epistle St. Paul admonishes the Thessalonians to be constant in
2 Thessalonians Chapter 1
He gives thanks to God for their faith and constancy and prays for their
1:1. Paul and Sylvanus and Timothy, to the church of the Thessalonians.
1:2. Grace unto you: and peace from God our Father and from the Lord
1:3. We are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as it
1:4. So that we ourselves also glory in you in the churches of God, for
1:5. For an example of the just judgment of God, that you may be counted
1:6. Seeing it is a just thing with God to repay tribulation to them
1:7. And to you who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus
1:8. In a flame of fire, giving vengeance to them who know not God and
1:9. Who shall suffer eternal punishment in destruction, from the face
1:10. When he shall come to be glorified in his saints and to be made
1:11. Wherefore also we pray always for you: That our God would make you
1:12. That the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you
2 Thessalonians Chapter 2
The day of the Lord is not to come till the man of sin be revealed. The
2:1. And we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus
2:2. That you be not easily moved from your sense nor be terrified,
2:3. Let no man deceive you by any means: for unless there come a revolt
A revolt... This revolt, or falling off, is generally understood, by the
2:4. Who opposeth and is lifted up above all that is called God or that
In the temple... Either that of Jerusalem which some think he will
2:5. Remember you not that, when I was yet with you, I told you these
2:6. And now you know what withholdeth, that he may be revealed in his
2:7. For the mystery of iniquity already worketh: only that he who now
2:8. And then that wicked one shall be revealed: whom the Lord Jesus
2:9. Whose coming is according to the working of Satan, in all power and
2:10. And in all seduction of iniquity to them that perish: because they
God shall send... That is God shall suffer them to be deceived by lying
2:11. That all may be judged who have not believed the truth but have
2:12. But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren,
2:13. Whereunto also he hath called you by our gospel, unto the
2:14. Therefore, brethren, stand fast: and hold the traditions, which
Traditions... See here that the unwritten traditions are no less to be
2:15. Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God and our Father, who
2:16. Exhort your hearts and confirm you in every good work and word.
2 Thessalonians Chapter 3
He begs their prayers and warns them against idleness.
3:1. For the rest, brethren, pray for us that the word of God may run
May run... That is, may spread itself, and have free course.
3:2. And that we may be delivered from importunate and evil men: for all
3:3. But God is faithful, who will strengthen and keep you from evil.
3:4. And we have confidence concerning you in the Lord that the things
3:5. And the Lord direct your hearts, in the charity of God and the
3:6. And we charge you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
3:7. For yourselves know how you ought to imitate us. For we were not
3:8. Neither did we eat any man's bread for nothing: but in labour and
3:9. Not as if we had not power: but that we might give ourselves a
3:10. For also, when we were with you, this we declared to you: that, if
3:11. For we have heard there are some among you who walk disorderly:
3:12. Now we charge them that are such and beseech them by the Lord
3:13. But you, brethren, be not weary in well doing.
3:14. And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man
3:15. Yet do not esteem him as an enemy but admonish him as a brother.
3:16. Now the Lord of peace himself give you everlasting peace in every
3:17. The salutation of Paul with my own hand: which is the sign in
3:18. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
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