1 Thessalonians 2:18

“Wherefore we would have come unto you, even I Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered us.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Thessalonians 2:18

Wherefore we would haue come vnto you (euen I Paul) once & againe: but Satan hindered vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we wanted to come to you--I, Paul, more than once--and {yet} Satan hindered us.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

because we would fain have come unto you, I Paul once and again; and Satan hindered us.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For which reason we made attempts to come to you, even I, Paul, once and again; but Satan kept us from coming.
- Basic English Bible

wherefore we have desired to come to you, even I Paul, both once and twice, and Satan has hindered us.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore we would have come to you, even I Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered us.
- Webster's Bible

On this account we wanted to come to you--at least I Paul wanted again and again to do so--but Satan hindered us.
- Weymouth Bible

because we wanted to come to you--indeed, I, Paul, once and again--but Satan hindered us.
- World English Bible

For we wolden come to you, yhe, Y Poul, onys and eftsoone, but Sathanas lettide vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

wherefore we wished to come unto you, (I indeed Paul,) both once and again, and the Adversary did hinder us;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Thessalonians 2:18

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 2:18


2:18 Satan - By those persecuting Jews, #Acts 17:13|.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 2:18


1Th 2:18 We would have come unto you. Once and again, twice, he had purposed to return to them, but Satan hindered us. How, is not stated, but some difficulties intervened that Paul attributed to Satan. His agency is often manifest when we do not recognize it; sometimes in wicked opposition, sometimes even "as an angel of light" (2Co 11:14).

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