2 Thessalonians

King James Version (KJV)

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2 Thessalonians 3:11

“For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For we heare that there are some which walke among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busi-bodies.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For we hear of some that walk among you disorderly, that work not at all, but are busybodies.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For it has come to our ears that there are some among you whose behaviour is uncontrolled, who do no work at all, but are over-interested in the business of others.
- Basic English Bible

For we hear that [there are] some walking among you disorderly, not working at all, but busybodies.
- Darby Bible

For we hear that there are some who walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busy-bodies.
- Webster's Bible

For we hear that there are some of you who live disorderly lives and are mere idle busybodies.
- Weymouth Bible

For we hear of some who walk among you in rebellion, who don't work at all, but are busybodies.
- World English Bible

For we han herd that summe among you goon in reste, and no thing worchen, but don curiousli.
- Wycliffe Bible

for we hear of certain walking among you disorderly, nothing working, but over working,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Thessalonians 3:11


3:11 Doing nothing, but being busybodies - To which idleness naturally disposes.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 3:11


2Th 3:11 We hear. The word was brought, no doubt, by the messenger who returned to him. Who walk among you disorderly. By doing nothing. It is a sin to be an idler. God requires industry. Busybodies. "The devil finds some mischief, still, for idle hands to do".

Discussion for 2 Thessalonians 3

  • Mine\'
    As the chosen people of God, we are to allow the word of God to have it 's course in us, and be glorified. We are to obey the word of the gospel of Jesus Christ as given to his apostles, prophets, evangelist, pastors, and teachers. If our brother is not submissive to the word, we are not to keep company with him, that he maybe ashamed. We are not to treat him like an enemy, but to counsel him. According to the word of God, we are to be quiet people, and work with our own hands to eat. This is an awesome chapter.
  • Anonymous for verse 6
    Obey them that have rule over you...Also, submit yourself to the ordinance of man for the Lord 's sake
  • Anonymous for verse 3
    His faithfulness is TRUE, SURE, is forever more...
  • Anonymous for verse 3
    The faithfulness is TRUE, SURE, is forever more...
  • Charles Stevenson
    It a very good chapter
  • Tim George for verse 2
    For all men have not the faith. The preaching of the gospel brings division . Some will believe and place their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, while others will not. These are called unreasonable and wicked men. .

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