1 Thessalonians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

1 Thessalonians 3:8

“For now we liue, if ye stand fast in the Lord.”

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Other Translations

For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord.
- King James Version

for now we {really} live, if you stand firm in the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For it is life to us if you keep your faith in the Lord unchanged.
- Basic English Bible

because now we live if *ye* stand firm in [the] Lord.
- Darby Bible

For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

For now life is for us life indeed, since you are standing fast in the Lord.
- Weymouth Bible

For now we live, if you stand fast in the Lord.
- World English Bible

For now we lyuen, if ye stonden in the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

because now we live, if ye may stand fast in the Lord;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 3:8

3:8 Now we live - Indeed; we enjoy life: so great is our affection for you.

People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 3:8

1Th 3:8 For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord. How tender his affection for them if he could say that good news from them filled him with new life!

Discussion for 1 Thessalonians 3

  • Sally
    1 Thessalonians 3:12 And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you
  • Carmen
    I like to read this every night and try to memorize the whole chapter.
  • Akeem
    Paul's burden was to see the church at Thessalonica grow in their faith and become mature believers which is only perfected through love. The world's definition of love is emotional and twisted through the lies of the Devil. True love Corinthians 15 rejoiceth in the truth. May the Lord help us to pursue Biblical love which will mature us in the faith.
  • BSP
    Verse 12~An increase in love was being emphasized here and that is something that we all want to contribute to today.
  • Ray321
    Ephesians 1:7 7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace. God looks at us as thou we never sin. But the flesh will still sin.
  • Bruce
    Ray? There are many Churches that love one another,they talk about The Bible,Way of Salvation.Do different things,thinking they are Saved and are more Lost then The World. One Big Social Club. Some on this site have lunch with The Wolf. Only by The Blood of The Lamb and The Word of God,We can Win The Battle:Ephesians 10:18. It's getting harder to find a Body of True Believers. Preach The Blood

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