1 Thessalonians 2:11

“As ye know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As you know, how wee exhorted and comforted, and charged euery one of you, (as a father doeth his children,)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

just as you know how we {were} exhorting and encouraging and imploring each one of you as a father {would} his own children,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

as ye know how we `dealt with' each one of you, as a father with his own children, exhorting you, and encouraging `you', and testifying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even as you saw how, like a father with his children, we were teaching and comforting you all, and giving witness,
- Basic English Bible

as ye know how, as a father his own children, we used to exhort each one of you, and comfort and testify,
- Darby Bible

As ye know how we exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children,
- Webster's Bible

For you know that we acted towards every one of you as a father does towards his own children, encouraging and cheering you,
- Weymouth Bible

As you know, we exhorted, comforted, and implored every one of you, as a father does his own children,
- World English Bible

As ye witen, hou we preyeden you, and coumfortiden ech of you, as the fadir hise sones,
- Wycliffe Bible

even as ye have known, how each one of you, as a father his own children, we are exhorting you, and comforting, and testifying,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 2:11


2:11 By exhorting, we are moved to do a thing willingly; by comforting, to do it joyfully; by charging, to do it carefully.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 2:11


1Th 2:11 As a father [doth] his children. As tenderly and earnestly.

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