2 Thessalonians 1:6

“Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompence tribulation to them that trouble you:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For after all it is {only} just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

if so be that it is righteous thing with God to recompense affliction to them that afflict you,
- American Standard Version (1901)

For it is an act of righteousness on God's part to give trouble as their reward to those who are troubling you,
- Basic English Bible

if at least [it is a] righteous thing with God to render tribulation to those that trouble you,
- Darby Bible

Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;
- Webster's Bible

A plain token of God's righteous judgement, I say, since it is a righteous thing for Him to requite with affliction those who are now afflicting you;
- Weymouth Bible

Since it is a righteous thing with God to repay affliction to those who afflict you,
- World English Bible

If netheles it is iust tofor God to quite tribulacioun to hem that troblen you,
- Wycliffe Bible

since [it is] a righteous thing with God to give back to those troubling you -- trouble,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Thessalonians 1:6


1:6 It is a righteous thing with God - (However men may judge) to transfer the pressure from you to them. And it is remarkable that about this time, at the passover, the Jews raising a tumult, a great number (some say thirty thousand) of them were slain. St. Paul seems to allude to this beginning of sorrows, #1Th 2:16|, which did not end but with their destruction.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 1:6


2Th 1:6 Seeing [it is] a righteous thing with God. Your trials prove a coming judgment, because it is a righteous thing for God to punish those who trouble you. They must be requited for their wrongs.

Discussion for 2 Thessalonians 1

  • Ray321
    2 Thessalonians 1:2 Grace unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Let Jesus Christ have all the glory with the power of God. Always loving Jesus.
  • Steve morrow
    2 THESSALONIANS 1:7 AND TO YOU WHO ARE TRUOBLED REST WITH US WHEN THE LORD JESUS SHALL BE REVEALED FROM HEAVEN WITH HIS MIGHTY ANGELS 1:9 IN FLAMING FIRE TAKING VENGEANCE ON THEM THAT KNOW NOT GOD AND THAT OBEY NOT THE GOSPEL OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
  • Ray321
    Irene123, your right, we are not here to bully people in words of anger for our pride of the God's Word. But, we are here to worship God in truth and honor. When Adam ate of the forbidden fruit of knowledge of good and evil, Satan took control of this world. Now God has to redeem of back by sending his Son Jesus Christ. That is all explain in all of Apostle Paul's episode. God bless you
  • Irene123
    V. 8 - "In flaming fire ... on those who know not God ..."; this is exactly why we are here now - and not in heaven as soon as we are saved - to try to pull 'those' out of the fire - hating even the garment spotted by the flesh. We're not here to 'rail' on those who don't know or are obtuse enough to think they know; we are to pray for and love ALL mankind.
  • Steve morrow
    ( FAITH ) 2 THESS 1:11WHEREFORE WE ALSO PRAY ALWAYS FOR YOU THAT OUR GOD WOULD COUNT YOU WORTHY OF THIS CALLING AND FULFIL ALL THE GOOD PLEASURE OF HIS GOODNESS AND----THE WORK OF FAITH WITH POWER----2 PETER1:1SIMON PETER A SERVANT AND AN APOSTLE OF JESUS CHRIST TO THEM THAT HAVE OBTAINED LIKE PRECIOUS FAITH WITH US THROUGH THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD AND OUR SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST
  • Immanuel
    Don't act like you serve GOD.

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