1 Thessalonians 5:17

“Pray without ceasing.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Pray without ceasing:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

pray without ceasing;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

pray without ceasing;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Keep on with your prayers.
- Basic English Bible

pray unceasingly;
- Darby Bible

Pray without ceasing.
- Webster's Bible

Be unceasing in prayer.
- Weymouth Bible

Pray without ceasing.
- World English Bible

in alle thingis do ye thankyngis.
- Wycliffe Bible

continually pray ye;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:17


1Th 5:17 Pray without ceasing. See notes on Lu 18:1 Eph 6:18.

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 5

  • Ray321
    1 Thessalonians 4:16-17 THE RAPTURE 16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: 17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. 1 Thessalonians 5:2 second coming
  • A disciple
    "For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night." If you have ever known a thief, or got to know how they think and work; you'd better understand the way the Lord uses this for a comparison. But in addition to the way the thief works, which is important to know about the Day of the LORD; the fact that He has had His eye on them and planning well ahead.
  • Ray
    Romans 12:12 12 Rejoicing in hope patient in tribulation continuing instant in prayer All saved born again child of God have tribulation in there life, but there is going to be a 7 year tribulation that Daniel speaks about. Daniel 9:24-27 Jacobs trouble. We are not in it, the Rapture will come before Jacobs trouble. Then comes the second coming of Jesus Christ. Zechariah 14:2-4
  • A disciple
    Thank you Ray for your intelligent post; very good! It is because of the very common fantasy MIS-teaching about the Rapture being seven years before the Tribulation, that many are completely scandalized by the idea of actually having to suffer on account of their faith in Jesus. Their Pastors and Teachers have caused this, and will be held accountable for all who might be lost because of it.
  • Bruce
    Ray: We are in The Tribulation. It started a few Thousand years ago.--In The World Ye shall have Tribulation---. John 16:33 /--- We Glory in Tribulations---Romans 5:3. Tribulation is for The Saved. Wrath is for The Lost. No one knows when The Rapture happens. If We are here when The Wrath comes We will be Protected by The Blood. We Shall be Saved from Wrath through Him. Romans 5:9. Keep looking Up
  • Ray321
    1 Thessalonians 5:2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. This verse is talking about the Rapture that will happen before the tribulation. The second coming of Jesus will be in the tribulation when he come down on the Mount of Olive to save the believers. Zechariah 14:2-4