1 Thessalonians

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1 Thessalonians 5:18

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In euery thing giue thankes: for this is the will of God in Christ Iesus concerning you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

in everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus to you-ward.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In everything give praise: for this is the purpose of God in Christ Jesus for you.
- Basic English Bible

in everything give thanks, for this is [the] will of God in Christ Jesus towards you;
- Darby Bible

In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
- Webster's Bible

In every circumstance of life be thankful; for this is God's will in Christ Jesus respecting you.
- Weymouth Bible

In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus toward you.
- World English Bible

For this is the wille of God in Crist Jhesu, in alle you.
- Wycliffe Bible

in every thing give thanks, for this [is] the will of God in Christ Jesus in regard to you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:18


5:18 For this - That you should thus rejoice, pray, give thanks. Is the will of God - Always good, always pointing at our salvation.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:18


1Th 5:18 In every thing give thanks. Always be thankful for God's benefits, and always express your thanks. For scriptural examples, see Ac 27:35 2Co 1:11 Act 28:15 Eph 5:20. This is the will of God. The three duties just named are probably comprehended (1Th 5:16,17).

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 5

  • Irene123
    1 Thess. 5:5-7 - this is for any who may not 'understand' these verses. The children of 'light' and 'day' KNOW IN TRUTH the Word OF God (Jesus) and obey it. The 'drunken in the night' are those who refuse to know His Word of Truth; they ae in darkness concerning His Word.
  • 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.
  • Norm
    Heavenly Father, Thank You LORD JESUS for saving a wretched soul like me and renewing my spirit in truth and faith and love. Thank You Father for not appointing Your children in CHRIST to wrath as all perish in wrath. Bless all, Father, specially those who love Thee. In CHRIST I LIVE. Amen 1 Thessalonians 5:8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love and for an helmet, the hope of salvation. 9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,10 Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.