corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.19.12.15
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Thessalonians 3

 

 

Introduction
1Paul craves their prayers for himself;
3testifies what confidence he has in them;
5makes request to God in their behalf;
6gives them divers precepts, especially to shun idleness, and ill company;
16and then concludes with prayer and salutation.

Verse 1
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:
pray
Matthew 9:38; Luke 10:2; Romans 15:30; 2 Corinthians 1:11; Ephesians 6:19,20; Colossians 4:3; 1 Thessalonians 5:17,25; Hebrews 13:18,19
the word
Acts 6:7; 12:24; 13:49; 19:20; 1 Corinthians 16:9; 2 Timothy 2:9
have free course
Gr. run, be.
Psalms 138:2; Acts 13:48
even
1 Thessalonians 1:5; 2:1,13

Verse 2
And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all men have not faith.
delivered
Romans 15:31; 1 Corinthians 15:32; 2 Corinthians 1:8-10; 1 Thessalonians 2:18; 2 Timothy 4:17
unreasonable
Gr. absurd. for.
Deuteronomy 32:20; Matthew 17:17; 23:23; Luke 18:8; John 2:23-25; Acts 13:45,50; 14:2; Acts 17:5; 28:24; Romans 10:16; 2 Corinthians 4:3,4

Verse 3
But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil.
the Lord
1 Corinthians 1:9; 10:13; 1 Thessalonians 5:24
stablish
2:17
and
Genesis 48:16; 1 Chronicles 4:10; Psalms 19:13; 121:7; Matthew 6:13; Luke 11:4; John 17:15; 2 Timothy 4:18; 2 Peter 2:9; Jude 1:24

Verse 4
And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that ye both do and will do the things which we command you.
we have
Romans 15:14; 2 Corinthians 2:3; 7:16; 8:22; Galatians 5:10; Philippians 1:6; Philemon 1:21
that
6,12; Matthew 28:20; Romans 2:7; 15:18; 1 Corinthians 7:19; 14:37; 2 Corinthians 2:9; 7:15; Philippians 2:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:1,2,10

Verse 5
And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.
the Lord
1 Kings 8:58; 1 Chronicles 29:18; Psalms 119:5,36; Proverbs 3:6; Jeremiah 10:23; James 1:16-18
into
Deuteronomy 30:6; Jeremiah 31:33; Romans 5:5; 8:28; 1 Corinthians 8:3; Galatians 5:22; James 2:5; 1 John 4:19
and into
Psalms 40:1; 130:5,6; Lamentations 3:26; Luke 12:36,37; Romans 8:25; Philippians 3:20,21; 1 Thessalonians 1:3,10; 2 Timothy 4:8; Titus 2:13; Hebrews 9:28; 2 Peter 3:12; Revelation 3:10,11; 13:10
the patient waiting for Christ
or, the patience of Christ.
Hebrews 12:2,3; 1 Peter 4:1

Verse 6
Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us.
in the
1 Corinthians 5:4; 2 Corinthians 2:10; Ephesians 4:17; Colossians 3:17; 1 Thessalonians 4:1; 1 Timothy 5:21; 6:13,14; 2 Timothy 4:1
that ye
14,15; Matthew 18:17; Romans 16:17; 1 Corinthians 5:11-13; 1 Timothy 6:5; 2 Timothy 3:5; Hebrews 12:15; Hebrews 12:16; 3 John 1:10,11
walketh
7,11; 1 Thessalonians 4:11; 5:14
after
10,14; 2:15

Verse 7
For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;
how
9; 1 Corinthians 4:16; 11:1; Philippians 3:17; 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 1:6,7; 1 Timothy 4:12; Titus 2:7; 1 Peter 5:3
for
6; 1 Thessalonians 2:10

Verse 8
Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:
eat
12; Proverbs 31:27; Matthew 6:11
but
Acts 18:3; 20:34; 1 Corinthians 4:12; 2 Corinthians 11:9; 1 Thessalonians 4:11
night
1 Thessalonians 2:9

Verse 9
Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.
Not
Matthew 10:10; 1 Corinthians 9:4-14; Galatians 6:6; 1 Thessalonians 2:6
to make
7; John 13:15; 1 Peter 2:21

Verse 10
For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
when
Luke 24:44; John 16:4; Acts 20:18
that
Genesis 3:19; Proverbs 13:4; 20:4; 21:25; 24:30-34; 1 Thessalonians 4:11

Verse 11
For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
walk
working
1 Thessalonians 4:11; 1 Timothy 5:13; 1 Peter 4:15

Verse 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.
we
that with
Genesis 49:14,15; Proverbs 17:1; Ecclesiastes 4:6; Ephesians 4:28; 1 Thessalonians 4:11; 1 Timothy 2:2
eat
8; Luke 11:3

Verse 13
But ye, brethren, be not weary in well doing.
ye
Isaiah 40:30,31; Malachi 1:13; Romans 2:7; 1 Corinthians 15:28; Galatians 6:9,10; Philippians 1:9; 1 Thessalonians 4:1; Hebrews 12:3
be not weary
or, faint not.
Deuteronomy 20:8; Psalms 27:13; Isaiah 40:29; Zephaniah 3:16; *marg:; Luke 18:1; 2 Corinthians 4:1,16; Hebrews 12:5; Revelation 2:3

Verse 14
And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.
obey
Deuteronomy 16:12; Proverbs 5:13; Zephaniah 3:2; 2 Corinthians 2:9; 7:15; 10:6; Philippians 2:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:8; Philemon 1:21; Hebrews 13:17
by this epistle, note that man
or, signify that man by an epistle.
6; Matthew 18:17; Romans 16:17; 1 Corinthians 5:9,11; Titus 3:10
that he
Numbers 12:14; Ezra 9:6; Psalms 83:16; Jeremiah 3:3; 6:15; 31:18-20; Ezekiel 16:61-63; Ezekiel 36:31,32; Luke 15:18-21

Verse 15
Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
count
Leviticus 19:17,18; 1 Corinthians 5:5; 2 Corinthians 2:6-10; 10:8; 13:10; Galatians 6:1; 1 Thessalonians 5:14; Jude 1:22,23
admonish
Psalms 141:5; Proverbs 9:9; 25:12; Matthew 18:15; 1 Corinthians 4:14; Titus 3:10; James 5:19,20

Verse 16
Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.
the Lord of
Psalms 72:3,7; Isaiah 9:6,7; Zechariah 6:13; Luke 2:14; John 14:27; Romans 15:33; 16:20; 1 Corinthians 14:33; 2 Corinthians 5:19-21; 13:11; Ephesians 2:14-17; 1 Thessalonians 5:23; Hebrews 7:2; 13:20
give
Numbers 6:26; Judges 6:24; *marg:; Psalms 29:11; 85:8-10; Isaiah 26:12; 45:7; 54:10; 66:12; Haggai 2:9; John 16:33; Romans 1:7; Philippians 4:7-9
The Lord be
18; 1 Samuel 17:37; 20:13; Psalms 46:7,11; Isaiah 8:10; Matthew 1:23; 28:20; 2 Timothy 4:22; Philemon 1:25

Verse 17
The salutation of Paul with mine own hand, which is the token in every epistle: so I write.
with
1 Corinthians 16:21; Colossians 4:18
the token
1:5; Joshua 2:12; 1 Samuel 17:18

Verse 18
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
Romans 16:20,24

 


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Thessalonians 3:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-thessalonians-3.html.

Lectionary Calendar
Sunday, December 15th, 2019
the Third Week of Advent
ADVERTISEMENT
Commentary Navigator
Search This Commentary
Enter query in the box below
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology