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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
For they themselues shew of vs, what maner of entring in we had vnto you, and how yee turned to God from idols, to serue the liuing, and true God,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
For they themselves report about us what kind of a reception we had with you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve a living and true God,
- New American Standard Version (1995)
For they themselves report concerning us what manner of entering in we had unto you; and how ye turned unto God from idols, to serve a living and true God,
- American Standard Version (1901)
For they themselves give the news of how we came among you; and how you were turned from images to God, to the worship of a true and living God,
- Basic English Bible
for they themselves relate concerning us what entering in we had to you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve a living and true God,
- Darby Bible
For they themselves show of us what manner of entrance we had to you, and how ye turned to God from idols, to serve the living and true God;
- Webster's Bible
For when others speak of us they report the reception we had from you, and how you turned from your idols to God, to be bondservants of the true and ever-living God,
- Weymouth Bible
For they themselves report concerning us what kind of a reception we had from you; and how you turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God,
- World English Bible
For thei schewen of you, what maner entre we hadden to you, and hou ye ben conuertid to God fro maumettis, to serue to the lyuynge God and veri; and to abide his sone fro heuenes,
- Wycliffe Bible
for they themselves concerning us do declare what entrance we had unto you, and how ye did turn unto God from the idols, to serve a living and true God,
- Youngs Literal Bible
1:9 For they themselves - The people wherever we come.
1Th 1:9 For they themselves. The people "every place" (1Th 1:8). How ye turned to God from idols. Most of them had been heathen. See the accounts in Ac 17:4.
Toni's comment on 2013-09-17 21:37:36:
Today's idols are anything that turns our heart from serving God. Money, Facebook, husbands, wives, children, jobs, a position - are just some of the idols people are worshipping and don't even realize it. We have to turn away from things that take our minds and our hearts from the true and living God. We have to be like the Thessalonians and turn away from the idols and back to the true and living God. Things of the world don't bring true happiness - that can only come from the maker and creator.
Amy's comment on 2012-09-13 21:40:03:
This comment proves a pre-tribulation rapture, and how to be in it. It shows that the church of Thessalonica was "waiting” for the return of Jesus.
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