1 Thessalonians 5:11

“Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore, comfort your selues together, and edifie one another, euen as also ye doe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore exhort one another, and build each other up, even as also ye do.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So then, go on comforting and building up one another, as you have been doing.
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore encourage one another, and build up each one the other, even as also ye do.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore, comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore encourage one another, and let each one help to strengthen his friend, as in fact you do.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore exhort one another, and build each other up, even as you also do.
- World English Bible

For which thing comforte ye togidere, and edefie ye ech other, as ye doon.
- Wycliffe Bible

wherefore, comfort ye one another, and build ye up, one the one, as also ye do.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:11


1Th 5:11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together. This assurance is ground for comfort, and especially for comfort for mourners. Edify one another. "Build each other up" (Revised Version); strengthen each other.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 5

  • Diane Collins
    Pray until you can't pray no more this the only thing God said to do with out ceasing, if you continue to pray we will win every war cause the devil don't stop.
  • A disciple
    Irene; Ever since Cain and Abel, the Righteous have had to bear with the tribulations imposed on them by those who despise and reject the Word of the Anointed Saviour. In fact it was generally the Sentence passed on us as a species because of Adam's sin, that we have tribulation, toil and sorrow: a "trade off" if you will, for being allowed to live the rest of our lives, in faith of Christ coming.
  • Irene123
    Jesus' saints don't 'reject' His wrath; they can't; they can only reject His salvation. The wrath to come (Great Trib.) is coming to the unsaved - who reject His salvation; after those 7 yrs. then His 1.000 yr. reign, then the final judgement.
  • A disciple
    There seems here to be some misunderstanding about "tribulation," and as to whether the Saints must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God. But when someone comes along and suggests that tribulation is the same as God's wrath, and something we should reject; they unwittingly make themselves enemies of the Cross; and we find that a snare from the devil has been laid before us!
  • Bruce
    Irene:verse nine says wrath, the wrath of God is not tribulation:tribulation is not the wrath of God. We will be accountable for all things we say!Matthew12:36 /did persecution and tribulation start when 1 said kill them all 2 yrs and under?When we standup preach salvation,let their Light shine, point to the cross? We are in the tribulation! Wrath for the lost
  • Irene123
    V.9 - as far as the church going thru the GREAT tribulation - v. 9 says - no; God hath NOT appointed us to wrath. I believe what my Lord Jesus says - not what man says that CONTRADICTS Jesus word.

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