2 Thessalonians 2:15

“Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which yee haue beene taught, whether by word or our Epistle.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

  • Kenny
    That's why God say stand and doing all to stand, stand be grounded iin the word of God.
  • A disciple
    Hubert; The way I read it, every indication from Scripture is that the Coming of the Lord and the Catching Away of the Saints is all one event. Why else would the Lord warn us to not let men mislead us about there having to be a falling away first and the man of sin be revealed; and that we must endure to the end and be faithful unto death? After Noah entered the ark God didn't wait seven years!
  • Hubert
    The coming of the Lord, and the catching away of his bride is two different events, when the second coming of the Lord appears the church has already been raptured the church is already with him in heaven for he is coming back with ten thousands and thousands of his Saints
  • Brinda burns
    there shall have no other gods before me; in the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the word was God
  • A disciple
    "Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, that ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled.." We are grateful for the small times of quiet and happiness; yet even in these we know there is certainly evil and trouble coming on the horizon. We have to walk with our hearts and minds with Christ in heaven Who is our expectation!
  • DeepReader
    There are 2 mysteries in the Bible-the mystery of godliness, that the divine Son of God lay off his divinity to put on sinful human nature in order to redeem mankind