1 Thessalonians

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1 Thessalonians 4:17

“Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then we which are aliue, and remaine, shalbe caught vp together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the aire: and so shall wee euer bee with the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

then we that are alive, that are left, shall together with them be caught up in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then we who are still living will be taken up together with them into the clouds to see the Lord in the air: and so will we be for ever with the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

then *we*, the living who remain, shall be caught up together with them in [the] clouds, to meet the Lord in [the] air; and thus we shall be always with [the] Lord.
- Darby Bible

Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

Afterwards we who are alive and are still on earth will be caught up in their company amid clouds to meet the Lord in the air.
- Weymouth Bible

then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air. So we will be with the Lord forever.
- World English Bible

Therfor be ye coumfortid togidere in these wordis.
- Wycliffe Bible

then we who are living, who are remaining over, together with them shall be caught away in clouds to meet the Lord in air, and so always with the Lord we shall be;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 4:17


4:17 Together - In the same moment. In the air - The wicked will remain beneath, while the righteous, being absolved, shall be assessors with their Lord in the judgment. With the Lord - In heaven.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 4:17


1Th 4:17 Then we . . . together with them. All the church, the saints of past ages, and the saints of the last age, shall ascend together to meet the Lord. So shall we ever be with the Lord. That glorious meeting shall never end.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 4

  • BSP
    Verse 4 tells us that we should have control of our own bodies and use them in a proper way.
  • Pastor Mattthew
    BLESSED BE THE LORD GOD OF ISRAEL WHO HAS REVEALED THESE GREAT MYSTERY OF HIS COMING TO HIS CHILDREN.HAPPY ARE THOSE WHO ARE HEARING THE VOICE OF THE TRUMPET OF THE LORD.AMEN AND AMEN.
  • Irene123
    TO NORM - 1 THESS. 4 - AT THE END OF YOUR VERY GOOD MESSAGE YOU QUOTED ACTS 2:21. BUT - YOU NEGLECTED TO MENTION ACTS2:38 FIRST. THE PEOPLE LISTENING TO PETER ASKED,:WHAT MUST WE DO? THE UNWRITTEN - "TO BE SAVED" - IS 'UNDERSTOOD'.
    YOU CANNOT PICK 'N CHOOSE YOUR 'OWN' SALVATION FROM GOD'S WORD. 'IF' ONE IS SINCERE COMING UP OUT OF THE WATER - HE WILL BE CALLING ON JESUS' NAME.
  • MockingBird
    The Lord shall descend from heaven with a shout : My Lord will not be quiet : He will have the voice of the archangel : He will have the trump of God : the horn will blow And the dead in Christ will rise first : Then we which remain will be caught up together with them in the air , so shall we be with the Lord forever : Yes !!!! Amen !!!! Be prepared and ready !!! Find no attachment to this life !!! This life is temporal !!!
  • Shiloh
    "Prohecies" of man abound today. We must be VERY careful about speaking or receiving words attributed to our God. It's such a serious matter, Deut. 18 said false prophets were to be put to death.
  • Norm
    1 Thessalonians 4:17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. "This prophecy is sent by commandment of God Almighty. Read and retain for reproof, instruction and your salvation. The following events mark world descent into spiritual damnation, or hell: the Syrian President will visit the United States for what appears to be a diplomacy visit. During the visit, the US will experience large-scale blackouts, particularly in the northeast, coastal and metro areas. Soon after, during the blackouts, the LORD JESUS CHRIST will save the faithful, children, teens, the destitute and others from around the world. Immediately proceeding this event, US coastal cities and military bases, beginning with NY, will fall under nuclear attack from Russia, China and others. Cities will lay desolate with the remaining people devastated and the world in chaos. Anarchy, famine, enslavement and horrible deaths will ensue. Repent and ask JESUS to save you from this hell. Acts 2:21 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved."

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