1 Thessalonians

King James Version (KJV)

King James Bible KJV

1 Thessalonians 1:7

“So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So that ye were ensamples to all that beleeue in Macedonia and Achaia.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

so that ye became an ensample to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that you became an example to all those who have faith in Christ in Macedonia and Achaia.
- Basic English Bible

so that ye became models to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia:
- Darby Bible

So that ye were examples to all that believe, in Macedonia and Achaia.
- Webster's Bible

so that you became a pattern to all the believers throughout Macedonia and Greece.
- Weymouth Bible

so that you became an example to all who believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.
- World English Bible

so that ye ben maad ensaumple to alle men that bileuen, in Macedonye and in Acaie.
- Wycliffe Bible

so that ye became patterns to all those believing in Macedonia and Achaia,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 1:7

1Th 1:7 So that ye were ensamples to all that believe. Their earnestness was such that they were worthy of imitation by all who had become Christian. In Macedonia. The great Roman province, of which Thessalonica was the capital, lying north of the Aegean Sea. And Achaia. The Roman province of which Corinth was the capital. It embraced most of Greece.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 1

  • Robert Marshall
    The Bible says, Let God be true and every man a liar. God said I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. So it is no by man's will that we are saved, but God's will.
  • Isaac taiwo
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  • Old-Line P.B
    "Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God" How beautiful the sovereign choice of God is! No power is in the hands of man to save himself for heaven and immortal glory... all power to Jehovah!
  • Rev reese
    i love God for giving us faith because without faith, we would be out in world without and God that love us thank you Jesus for your love to .
  • Reinarudo Watanabe
    1 THESSALONIANS 1:5 COMMENTS 5 24 2015 6:35 PM For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance: as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake. 1Cor.2:4 2Cor.6:6 Heb.2:3 2Thess.3:7. Lord, thank you for the gospel we had received by faith and have assurance on you. A-men.
  • Herminia for verse 9
    I enjoyed reading the comments. In Thessalonians Paul 's heart reaches out to God 's people. His hope is to keep them in faith. Faith is a gift from God. It is given to help us to trust God. Paul understood the gift of faith, it was faith that kept him confident and strength to continue God 's mission. Jesus said, " No one comes to me unless the Father draws him. " The Father searches the heart and when he sees that someone believes in His Son, he draws them to receive Jesus. Jesus said, " You did not choose me, I chose you. " Paul learned to trust God the Father in the Lord Jesus Christ, and it helped Paul to learn to be content no matter his state. Hebrew 11:6 He who comes to Him must believe that He is, and that He is the re-warder of them that diligently seek me, but without Faith it is impossible to please him. God 's word must be looked at closely to determine where we sin against Him. But if we ask for forgiveness He is Just to forgive us our sins. What is Faith? Trust

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