1 Thessalonians 1 Wycliffe Bible (WYC)
1 Paul, and Silvanus, and Timothy, to the church of Thessalonians, in God the Father, and in the Lord Jesus Christ, grace and peace to you [grace to you, and peace].
2 We do thankings to God evermore for all you, and we make mind of you in our prayers without ceasing [making mind of you in our prayers without ceasing];
3 having mind of the work of your faith, and travail, and charity, and abiding of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ [mindful of your work of faith, and travail, and charity, and sustaining of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ], before God and our Father.
4 Ye beloved brethren of God, we witting your choosing, [We witting, ye loved brethren of God, your choosing,]
5 for our gospel was not at you in word only, but also in virtue, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much plenty; as ye know, which we were among you for you [as ye know, what manner men we were in you for you];
6 and ye be made followers of us, and of the Lord, receiving the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Ghost;
7 so that ye be made ensample to all men that believe [so that ye be made form, or example, to all men believing], in Macedonia and in Achaia.
8 For of you the word of the Lord is published, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but your faith that is to God, in each place is gone forth[a]; so that it is not need to us to speak any thing.
9 For they show of you, what manner entry we had to you, and how ye be converted to God from maumets [and how ye be converted to God from simulacra], to serve to the living God and very;
10 and to abide his Son from heavens, whom he raised from death, the Lord Jesus, that delivered us from wrath to coming. [and for to abide his son from heavens, whom he raised from dead, Jesus, that delivered us from wrath to come.]