1 Thessalonians 4:6

“That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That no man goe beyond and defraud his brother in any matter, because that the Lord is the auenger of all such; as we also haue forewarned you, and testified:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{and} that no man transgress and defraud his brother in the matter because the Lord is {the} avenger in all these things, just as we also told you before and solemnly warned {you.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that no man transgress, and wrong his brother in the matter: because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as also we forewarned you and testified.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And that no man may make attempts to get the better of his brother in business: for the Lord is the judge in all these things, as we said to you before and gave witness.
- Basic English Bible

not overstepping the rights of and wronging his brother in the matter, because the Lord [is] the avenger of all these things, even as we also told you before, and have fully testified.
- Darby Bible

That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.
- Webster's Bible

and that in this matter there be no encroaching on the rights of a brother Christian and no overreaching him. For the Lord is an avenger in all such cases, as we have already taught you and solemnly warned you.
- Weymouth Bible

that no one should take advantage of and wrong a brother or sister in this matter; because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as also we forewarned you and testified.
- World English Bible

And that no man ouergo, nethir disseyue his brothir in chaffaring. For the Lord is venger of alle these thingis, as we biforseiden to you, and han witnessid.
- Wycliffe Bible

that no one go beyond and defraud in the matter his brother, because an avenger [is] the Lord of all these, as also we spake before to you and testified,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 4:6


4:6 In this matter - By violating his bed. The things forbidden, here are three: fornication, #1Th 4:3|; the passion of desire, or inordinate affection in the married state, #1Th 4:5|; and the breach of the marriage contract.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 4:6


1Th 4:6 That no [man] go beyond. Beyond the bounds of purity, so as to wrong his brother. In our age, to assail the purity of wife or daughter is counted as a fearful crime against the family. The Lord [is] the avenger. He will punish the adulterer, or libertine.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 4:6

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