1 Thessalonians

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1 Thessalonians 5:15

“See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

See that none render euill for euill vnto any man: but euer follow that which is good, both among your selues and to all men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but always follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let no one give evil for evil; but ever go after what is good, for one another and for all.
- Basic English Bible

See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all;
- Darby Bible

See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.
- Webster's Bible

See to it that no one ever repays another with evil for evil; but always seek opportunities of doing good both to one another and to all the world.
- Weymouth Bible

See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.
- World English Bible

Se ye, that no man yelde yuel for yuel to ony man; but euere more sue ye that that is good, ech to othere and to alle men.
- Wycliffe Bible

see no one evil for evil may render to any one, but always that which is good pursue ye, both to one another and to all;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:15


5:15 See that none - Watch over both yourselves and each other. Follow that which is good - Do it resolutely and perseveringly.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:15


1Th 5:15 See that none render evil for evil. See PNT "Ro 12:21". This doctrine was subversive of the practice of the whole world.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 5

  • Irene123
    Vs. 6-7; "Sober" - as well as being alert, watchful, the word also takes in drunkenness, v. 7. And worldly 'jesting'; there are times for Christian jesting, only 'times' - when the occasion calls for it, which, in His wisdom, will be very few.
  • Irene123
    V. 7 reverts back to v. 5 - 'night' is spiritual darkness, not literal night.
  • Irene123
    Salvation - we just have to ask and accept. Then how does one explain Matt. 28:19 and Acts 2:38 ..... ? And Jas. 2:17-26 ..... ?
  • GodsLove1
    The words Wrath and Quenching The Holy Spirit, is my focal point of the scripture text; because these two action words will lead me to sin. So,in learning this I will activate my Christian walk in Abstinence. Amen.
  • Irene123
    1 Thess. 5:5-7 - this is for any who may not 'understand' these verses. The children of 'light' and 'day' KNOW IN TRUTH the Word OF God (Jesus) and obey it. The 'drunken in the night' are those who refuse to know His Word of Truth; they ae in darkness concerning His Word.
  • Pearl
    I praise him for the peace and joy he has given me. He is my rock annd Lord.

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