Paul, &c. The opening words of this Epistle are the same as those of the First Epistle as far as "peace" (2 Thessalonians 1:2).
unto = to.
Jesus Christ. App-98.
thank. See 1 Thessalonians 1:2.
groweth exceedingly. Greek. huperauxano. Only here.
charity = love. App-135. No reference to hope as in 1 Thessalonians 1:3.
every = each.
each other = one another.
aboundeth. Same as increase, 1 Thessalonians 3:12.
glory. Greek. kauchaomai. See Romans 2:17. The texts read enkauchaomai. Nowhere else in N.T.
tribulations. Greek. thlipsis. See Acts 7:10.
manifest token. Greek. endeigma. Only here.
judgment. App-177. Compare Philippians 1:1, Philippians 1:28.
that ye may be = to (Greek. eis) your being.
counted worthy. See Acts 5:41.
also suffer = suffer also.
Seeing = If so be. Greek. eiper.
trouble. Greek. thlibo, afflict. The noun in 2 Thessalonians 1:7.
rest. Greek. anesis. See Acts 24:23.
when, &c. = in (Greek. en) the revelation (App-106.) of.
heaven. Singular. See Matthew 6:9, Matthew 6:10.
His, &c. = the angels of His power (App-172.)
flaming fire = fire of flame (Greek. phlox. Here; Luke 16:24. Acts 7:30. Hebrews 1:7. Revelation 1:14; Revelation 2:18; Revelation 19:12).
taking . . . on = giving . . . to.
vengeance. Greek. ekdikesis. See Luke 18:8.
Christ. The texts omit.
be punished with = pay (Greek. tino. Only here) the penalty (App-177.), (even).
destruction. Greek. olethros. See 1 Corinthians 5:5.
glory. See p. 1511.
shall = shall have.
glorified. Greek. endoxazomia. Only here and 2 Thessalonians 1:12.
saints. See Acts 9:13.
believe, believed. App-150.
Wherefore = With a view to (Greek. eis) which.
also we pray = we pray (App-134.) also.
that = in order that. Greek. hina.
count . . . worthy. Greek. axioo. See Acts 15:38.
good pleasure. Greek. eudokia. See Romans 10:1.
goodness. Greek. agathosune. See Romans 15:14.
power. App-172. 1, as 2 Thessalonians 1:7.
according to. App-104.
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