for from you the word of the Lord has sounded forth, not only in Macedonia and Achaia,[a] but in every place your faith toward God has gone out, so that we have no need to say anything. For they themselves report about us, what sort of welcome we had with you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, 10 and to await his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus, the one who delivers us from the coming wrath.

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  1. 1 Thessalonians 1:8 Some manuscripts have “and in Achaia”