2 Thessalonians 3:12

“Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now them that are such, we command, and exhort by our Lord Iesus Christ, that with quietnesse they worke, and eat their owne bread.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and eat their own bread.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now them that are such we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now to such we give orders and make request in the Lord Jesus, that, working quietly, they get their living.
- Basic English Bible

Now such we enjoin and exhort in [the] Lord Jesus Christ, that working quietly they eat their own bread.
- Darby Bible

Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
- Webster's Bible

To persons of that sort our injunction--and our command by the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ--is that they are to work quietly and eat their own honestly-earned bread.
- Weymouth Bible

Now those who are that way, we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
- World English Bible

But we denouncen to hem that ben suche men, and bisechen in the Lord Jhesu Crist, that thei worchen with silence, and ete her owne breed.
- Wycliffe Bible

and such we command and exhort through our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness working, their own bread they may eat;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Thessalonians 3:12


3:12 Work quietly - Letting the concerns of other people alone.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 3:12


2Th 3:12 Now them that are such we command. Such are solemnly commanded in the name of Christ to go to work, to live quiet lives, and to support themselves. The idlers were restless and meddlesome.

Discussion for 2 Thessalonians 3

  • 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!
  • Bruce
    Jim:We're in the tribulation. 2Timothy3:12 and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution. Acts14:22--we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God. Mark13:24 But in those days after the tribulation the sun shall be darkened,--. Those who are called John6:44, forgiving 1John 1:9, Baptized with fire Matthew3:11, Will be changed 2Corinthians 5:17.YOU WILL KNOW!
  • Irene123
    To Jim - I've seen a couple of your statements; you are right on, so KEEP ON. God bless your convictions.
    Acts2:38
  • Word
    Jim there is going to be a lot of sad faces coming out of those 1 world churches after worshipping the false messiah at the 7th trump a shamed and not able to look in the face of the true Christ but they will say but Lord we preached in your name and we healed in your name and Christ will say, I don't know you. Not excepted at the wedding because they didn't seek real truth thinking just believe.

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