“Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:”
King James Version (KJV)
3:1 May run - Go on swiftly, without any interruption. And be glorified - Acknowledged as divine, and bring forth much fruit.
2Th 3:1 Closing Admonitions SUMMARY OF II THESSALONIANS 3: A Request for Prayer. A Command to Withdraw from the Disorderly. An Admonition to the Idle. The Salutation with His Own Hand. Pray for us. How often Paul makes this request in his letters! Compare 1Th 5:25 Eph 6:19 Col 4:3. That the word of the Lord. He asks no prayers for his own ease, or worldly prosperity, but that he may be helped in his work of the gospel. Have [free] course. Not be hindered by opposition which might prevent success. When in bonds he rejoiced that the word of the Lord was "not bound" (2Ti 2:9). Be glorified. By its powers to save. See Ac 13:48.