1 Thessalonians 1:2-4 American Standard Version (ASV)
2 We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers; 3 remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and [a]patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before [b]our God and Father; 4 knowing, brethren beloved of God, your election,
1 Thessalonians 1:2-4 New International Version (NIV)
Thanksgiving for the Thessalonians’ Faith
2 We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. 3 We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
4 For we know, brothers and sisters[a] loved by God, that he has chosen you,