2 Thessalonians

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2 Thessalonians 1:8

“In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In flaming fire, taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the Gospel of our Lorde Iesus Christ,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

rendering vengeance to them that know not God, and to them that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus:
- American Standard Version (1901)

To give punishment to those who have no knowledge of God, and to those who do not give ear to the good news of our Lord Jesus:
- Basic English Bible

in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who know not God, and those who do not obey the glad tidings of our Lord Jesus Christ;
- Darby Bible

In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
- Webster's Bible

He will come in flames of fire to take vengeance on those who have no knowledge of God, and do not obey the Good News as to Jesus, our Lord.
- Weymouth Bible

giving vengeance to those who don't know God, and to those who don't obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus,
- World English Bible

in the flawme of fier, that schal yyue veniaunce to hem that knowen not God, and that obeien not to the euangelie of oure Lord Jhesu Crist.
- Wycliffe Bible

in flaming fire, giving vengeance to those not knowing God, and to those not obeying the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Thessalonians 1:8


1:8 Taking vengeance - Does God barely permit this, or (as the Lord once rained brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven, #Gen 19:24|) does a fiery stream go forth from him for ever? Who know not God - (The root of all wickedness and misery) who remain in heathen ignorance. And who obey not - This refers chiefly to the Jews, who had heard the gospel.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 1:8


2Th 1:8 In flaming fire. The flaming fire denotes brightness, glory, purity, and also destruction to adversaries. Dazzling brightness is always associated with his coming. God was revealed at Sinai in flaming fire (Ex 3:2; 19:18). Them that know not God. Know him not because they refuse to know him. See Ro 1:28. And obey not the gospel. This class refuse to accept and obey the gospel. Their day of grace will end with the day of the Lord.

Discussion for 2 Thessalonians 1

  • Irene123
    Vs. 7-9; this is AFTER the 1,000 yr. reign, when this present earth and all those who refused Jesus are cast into the lake of fire - FOREVER. 'Hell' is now; the Lake of Fire is what even hell is going to be cast into, Rev. 20:14
  • Irene123
    To Brianna 10 mos. ago - quote, "The question then is: when?" unquote. Acts 1:7
  • Word
    Jim read Ezekiel 13 and you will learn that preachers who dream up things out of their own minds. It also talks about prophets but male and female that hide Gods plan of salvation from his out reached loving hands and arms and then goes into those preachers who God hates that teach his children to fly to save their souls. Just so you get prepared antichrist comes no buying selling 3 months.
  • Jim
    Paul is encouraging those believers that God will avenge those who are persecuting them. Our good Lord has it all under control whether it seems like it or not. The rapture will take place, the man of sin will be revealed and finally the Lord will take His vengeance We who are truly born again do not need to worry at all or be afraid. We are the object of Christ's love! His body and bride!
  • BSP
    Verse 6 is a good point to keep in mind that God is righteous or just and he will repay tribulation to those who trouble us.
  • HAPPINESS
    HELLO READER THE PASSAGE IS TELLING US TO PREPARE AND BE READY FOR THE COMING OF JESUS. WE OUGHT TO BE READY NOW DONOT WAIT FOR TOMORROW BECAUSE TOMORROW MAY BE TOO LATE

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