2 Thessalonians 3:11

“For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For we heare that there are some which walke among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busi-bodies.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For we hear of some that walk among you disorderly, that work not at all, but are busybodies.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For it has come to our ears that there are some among you whose behaviour is uncontrolled, who do no work at all, but are over-interested in the business of others.
- Basic English Bible

For we hear that [there are] some walking among you disorderly, not working at all, but busybodies.
- Darby Bible

For we hear that there are some who walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busy-bodies.
- Webster's Bible

For we hear that there are some of you who live disorderly lives and are mere idle busybodies.
- Weymouth Bible

For we hear of some who walk among you in rebellion, who don't work at all, but are busybodies.
- World English Bible

For we han herd that summe among you goon in reste, and no thing worchen, but don curiousli.
- Wycliffe Bible

for we hear of certain walking among you disorderly, nothing working, but over working,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Thessalonians 3:11


3:11 Doing nothing, but being busybodies - To which idleness naturally disposes.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 3:11


2Th 3:11 We hear. The word was brought, no doubt, by the messenger who returned to him. Who walk among you disorderly. By doing nothing. It is a sin to be an idler. God requires industry. Busybodies. "The devil finds some mischief, still, for idle hands to do".

Discussion for 2 Thessalonians 3

  • Ray321
    2 Thessalonians 3:14 And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed. Some brothers in Christ might not have all the answers to the Word of God, but if that brother is willing to pervert the Word of God, then we must have no company with him. We still have to love and pray for him in the Lord.
  • BSP
    Verse 10: One must be willing to work if he or she is able in order to care for their necessities. We don't want to be an unnecessary burden to others if we are able to work and provide for ourselves and our families.
  • Steve morrow
    2 THESSALONIANS 3:13 BUT YOU BRETHREN BE NOT WEARY IN WELL DOING ----- 3:14 AND IF ANY MAN OBEY NOT OUR WORD BY THIS EPISTLE NOTE THAT MAN AND HAVE NO COMPANY WITH HIM THAT HE MAY BE ASHAMED ----- 3:15 YET COUNT HIM NOT AS AN ENEMY BUT ADMONISH HIM AS A BROTHER PSALM 119:139 MY ZEAL HATH CONSUMED ME BECAUSE MINE ENEMIES HAVE FORGOTTEN THY WORDS
  • Word
    Jim wait for true Christ hail stones won't hit you or the burning fire, God is a consuming fire, standing next to a worshipper of antichrist that fire won't hurt but will be a warm feeling of love going through you. When the vials are poured and the wrath of God hits has nothing to do with those who waited for the true Christ. They heard the message that came from the elect delivered up an waited.
  • Word
    Jim 1st tribulation is for all of us and it's a test for everyone and how some people can think they are somehow better than the elect who will stand against the false messiah and others who say they don't have to be in the tribulation is ignorance. We are all changed at the 7th trump and Christ comes here to set up His Kingdom.Listen to the two witnesses and those delivered up Holy Spirit speaks
  • Word
    I won't be troubled in mind at what is said because that day of tribulation won't come until there is a great falling away and that man of sin is revealed the devil who will stand in Jerusalem claiming he is God and I will take heed and I won't leave the field of work and chase after a false Christ when they say Christ is in the desert or in the chambers. Wait, hail stones an fire 7th trump. Wait!

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