1 Thessalonians

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1 Thessalonians 1:6

“And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And yee became followers of vs, and of the Lord, hauing receiued the word in much affliction, with ioy of the holy Ghost:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You also became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with the joy of the Holy Spirit,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And ye became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you took us and the Lord as your example, after the word had come to you in much trouble, with joy in the Holy Spirit;
- Basic English Bible

and *ye* became our imitators, and of the Lord, having accepted the word in much tribulation with joy of [the] Holy Spirit,
- Darby Bible

And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit:
- Webster's Bible

And you followed the pattern set you by us and by the Master, after you had received the Message amid severe persecution, and yet with the joy which the Holy Spirit gives,
- Weymouth Bible

You became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit,
- World English Bible

and ye ben maad foleweris of vs, and of the Lord, resseyuynge the word in myche tribulacioun, with ioye of the Hooli Goost;
- Wycliffe Bible

and ye -- ye did become imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Spirit,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 1:6


1:6 Though in much affliction, yet with much joy.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 1:6


1Th 1:6 Ye became followers of us, and of the Lord. Followed them as they followed the Lord. Having received the word in much affliction. In the midst of opposition and persecution. See Ac 17:5-9. With the joy of the Holy Ghost. With rejoicing as soon as they accepted the gospel.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 1

  • Steve morrow
    1 timothy 1:9 knowing this that the law is not made for a righteous man but for the lawless and disobedient for the ungodly and for sinners for unholy and profane for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers for manslayers 10 for whoremongers for them that defile themselves with mankind for menstealers for liars for perjured persons and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine 11 ACCORDING TO THE GLORIOUS GOSPEL OF THE BLESSED GOD WHICH WAS COMMITTED TO MY TRUST-------ACTS 20:24 BUT NONE OF THESE THINGS MOVE ME NEITHER COUNT I MY LIFE DEAR UNTO MYSELF SO THAT I MIGHT FINISH MY COURSE WITH JOY AND THE MINISTRY WHICH I HAVE RECEIVED OF THE LORD JESUS TO TESTIFY THE GOSPEL OF THE GRACE OF GOD
  • Norma
    GOD is the Same ....yesterday...today and forever.. The HOLY GHOST WHICH WAS SENT TO BELIEVERS IN THE UPPER ROOM....WAS THE SAME SPIRIT JESUS...SAID...ITS EXPEDITE THAT I GO A WAY....FOR IF I GO AWAY...THE COMFORTER CAN NOT COME...THEY WERE INSTRUCTED YO GO TO JERUSALEM.... AND TARRY...OR WAIT.......UNTIL THEY BE INDUED...OR FILLED WITH POWER FROM ON HIGH.......THIS POWER IS....IS THE INDWELLING POWER OF GOD....THAT SAVES....SEALS...US UNTO REDEMPTION...DAY THIS POWER LEADS ...GUIDES....BY FAITH... POWER TO DO THE WILL IF GOD...THATS THE POWER THESSALONIANS 1:5 IS EXPLAINING IT IS FOR EVERY BELIEVER...WITHOUT THE SPIRIT OF CHRIST....WE ARE NOT HIS....
  • Pastor lawrence pounda
    These men of God had a burning message of God pouring out to the lost but sorely rejected and persecuted were they till we can hear Paul's soul searching heart define his and their own intent for preaching so earnestly under the de rest of persecution. The warfare become evident they were not wrestling with flesh and blood but with spiritual wickness in places which had the unbelievers carnal.
  • Nkosana
    Praise God for his work of faith and labour of love and also what his son has done BY delivering us from the wrath to come. Let us love each other In God being thankful to God for everything, meditating on that which is good, praying and wishing each other Godly grace and peace as we are Gods true representatives and as such we must turn to God from our idols. We must serve the living and true God
  • Wayne
    As we wait for the arrival of Christ Jesus we are delivered from the wrath to come!!!
  • Joseph clever
    As I read this scripture, I realize that the apostles speaking at that time had me in mind

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