2 Thessalonians

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2 Thessalonians 1:6

“Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompence tribulation to them that trouble you:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For after all it is {only} just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

if so be that it is righteous thing with God to recompense affliction to them that afflict you,
- American Standard Version (1901)

For it is an act of righteousness on God's part to give trouble as their reward to those who are troubling you,
- Basic English Bible

if at least [it is a] righteous thing with God to render tribulation to those that trouble you,
- Darby Bible

Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;
- Webster's Bible

A plain token of God's righteous judgement, I say, since it is a righteous thing for Him to requite with affliction those who are now afflicting you;
- Weymouth Bible

Since it is a righteous thing with God to repay affliction to those who afflict you,
- World English Bible

If netheles it is iust tofor God to quite tribulacioun to hem that troblen you,
- Wycliffe Bible

since [it is] a righteous thing with God to give back to those troubling you -- trouble,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Thessalonians 1:6

1:6 It is a righteous thing with God - (However men may judge) to transfer the pressure from you to them. And it is remarkable that about this time, at the passover, the Jews raising a tumult, a great number (some say thirty thousand) of them were slain. St. Paul seems to allude to this beginning of sorrows, #1Th 2:16|, which did not end but with their destruction.

People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 1:6

2Th 1:6 Seeing [it is] a righteous thing with God. Your trials prove a coming judgment, because it is a righteous thing for God to punish those who trouble you. They must be requited for their wrongs.

Discussion for 2 Thessalonians 1

  • Herminia
    Paul understood that believers are the church of God in Jesus Christ. God the Father entrusted the gospel to Paul to strengthen his brothers in faith and love toward one another and to all men. Paul 's glory was their patients and faith during times of persecution and suffering for the sake of the gospel. Jesus chose Paul, and told him how much he would suffer for the sake of the gospel. Those we are born again are chosen by God, and they will also suffer for the sake of the gospel. But we are to counted all joy that we are counted worthy of God 's kingdom. God is righteous, and we will suffer for his goodness. God will bring suffering on them that trouble us.
  • Mine\'
    God 's will is that our faith and love grows exceedingly when we give him thanks in everything we do. Also nothing should touch our lips without giving him thanks. Those who work for our Lord Jesus Christ are highly treated with love and respect, for the sake of work of the Lord. We walk worthy of God 's calling treating all people with support, comfort, kindness, and love. Paul assures the Thessalonians that we are children of the Light, and the children of the day. No one knows the time and the season but there is not concern for us when he comes. When he comes it will be without warning, but God has not appointed us to his anger. Jesus died for us. Romans 8:31-38 He who spared not his Son, but gave Him up for us all, will he not also freely give us all things? Destruction will not over takes us, because we are in Jesus! Our rejoicing and glory is in our brothers and sister whom the Lord God has saved. Knowing that the Heavenly Father has chosen us in His Son Jesus.
  • Idise Patricia for verse 6
    I think it is best to hand over every problem to God and allow him to handle it. He knows best how and when to do it. Because we are humans, we often judge in error but God who sees in secrets knows all. He said, vengeance is mine, i will recompense and because by two immutable in which God cannot lie, he will definitely pay back those who afflict us.
  • Rey Carrera
    What a hell awaits those that do not believe in the bible and rightly so what else would be expected. Jesus is the way the truth and life and no body comes unto the father except thru him
  • Motdaugrnds
    Rhonda, one of the most important aspects of Jesus ' return is that his feet WILL NOT TOUCH THE GROUND! Satan will do all he can to replicate the coming of Jesus so as to fool even the very elect however, satan 's feet will be touching the ground...no matter what form he takes at the many times he tries to deceive.
  • Martha
    Rhonda, you can find your answer in Revelations 19:11-13 11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. 13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

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