1 Thessalonians

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1 Thessalonians 5:15

“See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

See that none render euill for euill vnto any man: but euer follow that which is good, both among your selues and to all men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but always follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let no one give evil for evil; but ever go after what is good, for one another and for all.
- Basic English Bible

See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all;
- Darby Bible

See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.
- Webster's Bible

See to it that no one ever repays another with evil for evil; but always seek opportunities of doing good both to one another and to all the world.
- Weymouth Bible

See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.
- World English Bible

Se ye, that no man yelde yuel for yuel to ony man; but euere more sue ye that that is good, ech to othere and to alle men.
- Wycliffe Bible

see no one evil for evil may render to any one, but always that which is good pursue ye, both to one another and to all;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:15


5:15 See that none - Watch over both yourselves and each other. Follow that which is good - Do it resolutely and perseveringly.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:15


1Th 5:15 See that none render evil for evil. See PNT "Ro 12:21". This doctrine was subversive of the practice of the whole world.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 5

  • BSP
    Verse 20 reminds us that we should take prophecies very seriously and not despise them.
  • BSP
    We should give thanks for everything as verse 18 shows.
  • Pearl
    I praise him for the peace and joy he has given me. He is my rock annd Lord.
  • MockingBird
    There is an appointment for the ungodly , which is the wrath of God : there is an appointment for the Godly ,those that are in Christ Jesus , salvation . God's people are not appointed to wrath . I obtain salvation through my Lord Jesus Christ !!!
  • Carol Karam
    I think that forgiveness and salvation is there for the asking, HE welcomes us with open arms, we just have to ask and accept.
  • Lenora
    I wish that this chapter was read to all the brenthen as asked in verse 27, but even more that the real saints of God would began to be doers and not just hearers alone. My biggest struggle has been with those who proclaim the name of Christ. Therefore making the pursue of Christ harder than it should be.

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