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1 Thessalonians 5:11-14 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

11 Therefore [a]encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.

Christian Conduct

12 But we request of you, brethren, that you [b]appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you [c]instruction, 13 and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another. 14 We urge you, brethren, admonish the [d]unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.


  1. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Or comfort
  2. 1 Thessalonians 5:12 Lit know
  3. 1 Thessalonians 5:12 Or admonition
  4. 1 Thessalonians 5:14 Or undisciplined
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1 Thessalonians 5:11-14 New International Version (NIV)

11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

Final Instructions

12 Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. 13 Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other. 14 And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

New International Version (NIV)

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