1 Thessalonians 2:2

“But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Thessalonians 2:2

But euen after that wee had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, wee were bold in our God, to speake vnto you the Gospel of God with much contention.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but after we had already suffered and been mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but having suffered before and been shamefully treated, as ye know, at Philippi, we waxed bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God in much conflict.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But after we had first undergone much pain and been cruelly attacked as you saw, at Philippi, by the help of God we gave you the good news without fear, though everything was against us.
- Basic English Bible

but, having suffered before and been insulted, even as ye know, in Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the glad tidings of God with much earnest striving.
- Darby Bible

But even after we had suffered before, and were shamefully treated, as ye know, at Phillippi, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God with much contention.
- Webster's Bible

But, as you will remember, after we had already met with suffering and outrage at Philippi, we summoned up boldness, by the help of our God, to tell you God's Good News amid much opposition.
- Weymouth Bible

but having suffered before and been shamefully treated, as you know, at Philippi, we grew bold in our God to tell you the Good News of God in much conflict.
- World English Bible

but first we suffriden, and weren punyschid with wrongis, as ye witen in Filippis, and hadden trust in oure Lord, to speke to you the gospel of God in myche bisynesse.
- Wycliffe Bible

but having both suffered before, and having been injuriously treated (as ye have known) in Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the good news of God in much conflict,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Thessalonians 2:2

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 2:2


2:2 We had suffered - In several places. We are bold - Notwithstanding. With much contention - Notwithstanding both inward and outward conflicts of all kinds.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 2:2


1Th 2:2 Were shamefully treated . . . at Philippi. See Ac 16:19-24. Even after such cruel treatment at the first place in Europe where they preached the gospel, they were no less bold in . . . God to speak . . . the gospel at Thessalonica, the second place they labored, through with much contention. With fierce opposition. See Ac 17:13.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 2:2

  • Chris Brown on 1 Thessalonians 2:2
    When one is called of God and filled with the Holy Ghost, and goes about by the leading of God to minister the good news to the lost. All hell will rise to tear them down. But, press forward as a faithful, steadfast, believing son of the living God.


 

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