1 Thessalonians

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1 Thessalonians 5:18

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In euery thing giue thankes: for this is the will of God in Christ Iesus concerning you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

in everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus to you-ward.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In everything give praise: for this is the purpose of God in Christ Jesus for you.
- Basic English Bible

in everything give thanks, for this is [the] will of God in Christ Jesus towards you;
- Darby Bible

In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
- Webster's Bible

In every circumstance of life be thankful; for this is God's will in Christ Jesus respecting you.
- Weymouth Bible

In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus toward you.
- World English Bible

For this is the wille of God in Crist Jhesu, in alle you.
- Wycliffe Bible

in every thing give thanks, for this [is] the will of God in Christ Jesus in regard to you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:18


5:18 For this - That you should thus rejoice, pray, give thanks. Is the will of God - Always good, always pointing at our salvation.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:18


1Th 5:18 In every thing give thanks. Always be thankful for God's benefits, and always express your thanks. For scriptural examples, see Ac 27:35 2Co 1:11 Act 28:15 Eph 5:20. This is the will of God. The three duties just named are probably comprehended (1Th 5:16,17).

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.