1 Thessalonians 3:4

“For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and ye know.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For verily when wee were with you, we told you before, that we should suffer tribulation, euen as it came to passe and ye know.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For indeed when we were with you, we {kept} telling you in advance that we were going to suffer affliction; and so it came to pass, as you know.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For verily, when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we are to suffer affliction; even as it came to pass, and ye know.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when we were with you, we said to you that trouble was before us; and so it came about, as you see.
- Basic English Bible

for also, when we were with you, we told you beforehand we are about to be in tribulation, even as also it came to pass, and ye know.)
- Darby Bible

For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and ye know.
- Webster's Bible

For even when we were with you, we forewarned you, saying, "We are soon to suffer affliction;" and this actually happened, as you well know.
- Weymouth Bible

For most certainly, when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we are to suffer affliction, even as it happened, and you know.
- World English Bible

For whanne we weren at you, we biforseiden to you, that we schulden suffre tribulaciouns; as it is don, and ye witen.
- Wycliffe Bible

for even when we were with you, we said to you beforehand, that we are about to suffer tribulation, as also it did come to pass, and ye have known [it];
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 3:4


1Th 3:4 We told you before that we should suffer tribulation. He had faithfully forewarned them that tribulation would come.

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