2 Thessalonians 3:17

“The salutation of Paul with mine own hand, which is the token in every epistle: so I write.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The salutation of Paul, with mine owne hand, which is the token in euery Epistle: so I write.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand, and this is a distinguishing mark in every letter; this is the way I write.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The salutation of me Paul with mine own hand, which is the token in every epistle: so I write.
- American Standard Version (1901)

These words of love to you at the end are in my writing, Paul's writing, and this is the mark of every letter from me.
- Basic English Bible

The salutation by the hand of me, Paul, which is [the] mark in every letter; so I write.
- Darby Bible

The salutation of Paul with my own hand, which is the token in every epistle: so I write.
- Webster's Bible

I Paul add the greeting with my own hand, which is the credential in every letter of mine.
- Weymouth Bible

The greeting of me, Paul, with my own hand, which is the sign in every letter: this is how I write.
- World English Bible

My salutacioun bi the hoond of Poul; which signe in ech epistle Y write thus.
- Wycliffe Bible

The salutation by the hand of me, Paul, which is a sign in every letter; thus I write;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 3:17

2Th 3:17 With mine own hand. Here he adds the salutation in his own handwriting. The Epistle thus far had been written by one to whom he dictated, as was his custom, but he now adds his autograph. Which is the token of every epistle. This autograph was proof of the genuineness. Their attention is perhaps called to this on account of a spurious epistle (2Th 2:2).

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.
  • 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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