2 Thessalonians 3:7

“For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Thessalonians 3:7

For your selues know how yee ought to follow vs: for wee behaued not our selues disorderly among you,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example, because we did not act in an undisciplined manner among you,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For yourselves know how ye ought to imitate us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you yourselves are used to taking us as your example, because our life among you was ruled by order,
- Basic English Bible

For ye know yourselves how ye ought to imitate us, because we have not walked disorderly among you;
- Darby Bible

For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;
- Webster's Bible

For you yourselves know that it is your duty to follow our example. There was no disorder in our lives among you,
- Weymouth Bible

For you know how you ought to imitate us. For we didn't behave ourselves rebelliously among you,
- World English Bible

For `ye silf witen, hou it bihoueth to sue vs. For we weren not vnpesible among you,
- Wycliffe Bible

for yourselves have known how it behoveth [you] to imitate us, because we did not act disorderly among you;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Thessalonians 3:7

Wesley's Notes for 2 Thessalonians 3:7


3:5 Now the Lord - The Spirit, whose proper work this is. Direct - Lead you straight forward. Into the patience of Christ - Of which he set you a pattern.

3:6 That walketh disorderly - Particularly by not working. Not according to the tradition he received of us - The admonition we gave, both by word of mouth, and in our former epistle.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Thessalonians 3:7


2Th 3:7 Ye know how ye ought to follow us. For Paul's example in the matter of work at Thessalonica, see 1Th 2:9. He labors for his own support.

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