2 Thessalonians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

2 Thessalonians 2:15

“Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which yee haue beene taught, whether by word or our Epistle.”

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Other Translations

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.
- King James Version

So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word {of mouth} or by letter from us.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So then, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye were taught, whether by word, or by epistle of ours.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So then, brothers, be strong in purpose, and keep the teaching which has been given to you by word or by letter from us.
- Basic English Bible

So then, brethren, stand firm, and hold fast the instructions which ye have been taught, whether by word or by our letter.
- Darby Bible

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.
- Webster's Bible

So then, brethren, stand your ground, and hold fast to the teachings which you have received from us, whether by word of mouth or by letter.
- Weymouth Bible

So then, brothers, stand firm, and hold the traditions which you were taught by us, whether by word, or by letter.
- World English Bible

And oure Lord Jhesu Crist him silf, and God oure fadir, which louyde vs, and yaf euerlastinge coumfort and good hope in grace, stire youre hertis,
- Wycliffe Bible

so, then, brethren, stand ye fast, and hold the deliverances that ye were taught, whether through word, whether through our letter;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Thessalonians 2:15


2:15 Hold - Without adding to, or diminishing from, the traditions which ye have been taught - The truths which I have delivered to you. Whether by word or by our epistle - He preached before he wrote. And he had written concerning this in his former epistle.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 2:15


2Th 2:15 Therefore, brethren, stand fast. In view of your calling. Hold the traditions. Instructions.

Discussion for 2 Thessalonians 2

  • Nnaemeka Charles
    This verse can only be understood by revelation, this is because that very portion is a mystery. The mystery of iniquity there is referring us what happened in the garden of Eden that it's only by revelation that someone can understand it is sex that took place there. So God is still revealing to his people through aposttle Paul that the mystery to iniquity doeth already happened.
  • **BLOCKED**
    This is a really good chapter
  • Steve morrow
    THESSALONIANS 2:10 and with all deceiveableness of unrighteousness in them that perish because they received not the love of the truth that they might be saved ROMANS 1:18 for the wrath of GOD is revealed from heaven against --- all ungodliness and unrighteousness --- of men who hold the truth in unrighteousness
  • Steve morrow
    2 THESSALONIANS 2:16 now our LORD JESUS CHRIST himself and GOD even our FATHER which hath loved us and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace TITUS 2:11 for the grace of GOD that --- BRINGETH SALVATION --- hath appeared to all men --2:12-- TEACHING US --- that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts we should live soberly righteously and godly in this present world
  • I am that Michael Isaac Dale
    This false Christ speaks of the coming antichrist (but is exposed as one of many antichrists.) It is written, Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God: And every spirit that confesses not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and THIS IS that spirit of antichrist, WHEREOF ye have heard that it SHOULD come; and even NOW ALREADY is it in the world.
  • Paul
    The body of Christ will leave before the anti -christ is revealed. Verses 5-8 show that he can't be here at the same time as the body of Christ, we keep him from being revealed. We will be caught up "pre-trib" and after the anti-christ is revealed begins the time of Jacob's trouble, Jeremiah 30:7.

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