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1 Thessalonians 1:6 Good News Translation (GNT)

You imitated us and the Lord; and even though you suffered much, you received the message with the joy that comes from the Holy Spirit.

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

1 Thessalonians 1:6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for in spite of persecution you received the word with joy inspired by the Holy Spirit,

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

1 Thessalonians 1:6 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

You, indeed, became imitators of us and of the Lord; so that even though you were going through severe troubles, you received the Word with joy from the Ruach HaKodesh.

Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

Copyright © 1998 by David H. Stern. All rights reserved.

1 Thessalonians 1:6 The Message (MSG)

5-6 You paid careful attention to the way we lived among you, and determined to live that way yourselves. In imitating us, you imitated the Master. Although great trouble accompanied the Word, you were able to take great joy from the Holy Spirit!—taking the trouble with the joy, the joy with the trouble.

The Message (MSG)

Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson

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