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know . App-132 .
entrance in . See 1 Thessalonians 1:9 .
unto . App-104 .
in vain . See 1 Thessalonians 3:5 .
after that we had = having.
suffered before . Greek. propascho . Only here.
were, &c . = having been treated with contumely. Greek. hubrizo. See Acts 14:5 . Referring to their being scourged, though Romans (Acts 16:37 , Acts 16:38 ).
were bold . Greek. parrhesiazomai. See Acts 9:27 .
God . App-98 .
speak . App-121 .
gospel . App-140 .
with . App-104 . In this one verse the preposition en is translated "at", "in", "with".
contention . Greek. agon . See Philippians 1:1 , Philippians 1:30 .
exhortation . Greek. paraklesis. See Acts 4:36 , and App-134 .
nor . Greek. oud e.
guile . Greek. dolos. See Acts 13:10 .
allowed = tested, and so approved. Greek. dokimazo. Same as "trieth", and as "prove" (1 Thessalonians 5:21 ).
be put in trust with . App-150 .
pleasing men. Compare Galatians 1:1 , Galatians 1:10 .
men . App-123 .
neither, nor . Greek. oute.
used we . Literally were (became) we in (Greek. en) .
flattering words . Literally a word ( App-121 .) of flattery.
cloke = pretence. Greek. prophasis. See Acts 27:30 .
Nor. Greek. oute .
sought we = seeking.
glory . See p. 1511.
others . App-124 .
when, &c . = though able to be.
burdensome . Literally in (Greek. en) a burden, i.e. for a burden. Greek. baros. See Acts 15:28 . Compare 1 Thessalonians 2:9 .
apostles . App-189 .
Christ . App-98 .
gentle . Greek. epios. Only here and 2 Timothy 2:24 .
among = in (Greek. en) the midst of.
nurse . Greek. trophos. Only here.
cherisheth . Greek. thalpo. See Ephesians 5:29 .
her = her own. This shows that a mother is meant. The image expresses the intensity of the apostle's love for them.
children . App-108 .
affectionately desirous . Greek. himeiromai, or homeiromai. Only here.
willing = well pleased.
unto = to.
also, &c . = our own lives ( App-110 .) also.
dear unto . App-185 .
travail = toil. Greek. mochthos. See 2 Corinthians 11:27 .
because, &c . = with a view to ( App-104 ) our not ( App-105 ) being chargeable unto. Greek. epibareo. See 2 Corinthians 2:5 .
any . App-123 .
preached . App-121 .
unto . App-104 .
holily . Greek. hosios. Only here. Compare the adjective Acts 2:27 .
justly . Greek. dikaios. See 1 Corinthians 15:34 , and compare App-191 .
unblameably . Greek. amemptos. Only here and 1 Thessalonians 5:23 . Compare 1 Thessalonians 3:13 .
behaved ourselves . Literally became.
among = towards. No preposition.
believe . App-150 .
exhorted . App-134 .
comforted . Greek. paramutheomai. See John 11:19 .
charged = testified to. Greek. marturomai, with texts. See Galatians 1:5 , Galatians 1:3 .
every = each.
That, &c . = With a view to ( App-104 .) your walking.
called . Some texts read "calleth".
His = His own.
kingdom . See App-112 .114.
For this cause = On account of ( App-104 . 1 Thessalonians 2:2 ) this.
also thank we = we also thank. See 1 Thessalonians 1:2 .
without ceasing . See 1 Thessalonians 1:3 .
which ye heard . Literally of hearing. Greek. akoe, as in Galatians 1:3 , Galatians 1:2 , Galatians 1:5 .
in truth = truly.
effectually worketh = is made energetic. See App-172 .
followers . See 1 Thessalonians 1:6 .
churches . App-186 .
Christ Jesus . App-98 .
have . Omit.
like = the same
countrymen . Greek. sumphuletes. Only here.
they = they also.
Lord . App-98 .
Jesus = even Jesus. App-98 .
their own = the.
prophets . App-189 .
have persecuted us . = chased us out. Greek. ekdioko. Only here and Luke 11:49 .
that = in order that. Greek. hina .
to, &c . = with a view to ( App-104 .) their filling up (Greek. anapleroo) . See 1 Corinthians 14:16 .
sins . App-128 .
alway . App-151 .
the wrath: the appointed wrath. See Leviticus 26:0 . Deuteronomy 2:0 8 and Deuteronomy 32:0 .
is come . Greek. phthano. See Luke 11:20 .
upon . App-104 .
uttermost = end. Greek. telos.
being taken = having been bereaved. Greek. aporphanizomai. Only here. Compare John 14:18 .
from . App-104 .
a short time . Literally a season of an hour.
presence, face . Compare 1 Corinthians 5:3 .Colossians 2:5 .
endeavoured = were diligent.
see . App-133 .
would have = wished to. App-102 .
once and again . Compare Philippians 1:4 , Philippians 1:16 .
hindered . Greek. enkopto. See Acts 24:4 .
crown . Compare Philippians 1:4 , Philippians 1:1 .
rejoicing . Greek. kauchesis. See Romans 3:27 .
Jesus Christ . App-98 . but the texts omit "Christ".
coming . Greek. parousia. See Matthew 24:3 . The first of seven Occurs in these two Epistles. See 1 Thessalonians 3:13 ; 1Th 4:15 ; 1 Thessalonians 5:23 . 2 Thessalonians 2:1 , 2 Thessalonians 2:8 , 2 Thessalonians 2:9 .
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