2 Thessalonians 1Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
1 Paul[a] and Silvanus[b] and Timothy to the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
We Thank God For Your Faith And Love, And Boast of Your Endurance Amidst Afflictions
3 We ought to be giving-thanks to God always for you, brothers, just as it is fitting, because your faith is growing-abundantly and the love of each one of you all toward one another is increasing, 4 so that we ourselves are boasting in you among the churches of God with reference to your endurance and faith in all your persecutions and afflictions which you are bearing-with—
These Are Evidence of God’s Righteous Judgment Concerning You And Those Afflicting You
5 ... which is evidence[c]of the righteous judgment of[d] God that you will be[e] considered-worthy of the kingdom of God for the sake of which you also[f] are suffering, 6 since it will be a righteous thing with[g] God to repay[h] affliction to the ones afflicting you 7 and to give you, the ones being afflicted, rest[i] along with us at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with angels of[j] His power 8 in flaming fire, giving[k] punishment[l]to the ones not knowing God and[m] the ones not obeying the good-news of our Lord Jesus— 9 who will pay the penalty: eternal destruction from[n]the presence of the Lord and from the glory of[o] His strength, 10 when He comes to be glorified in[p] His saints and marveled-at[q] among[r] all the ones having believed— because[s] our testimony to you was believed— on that day,
We Pray For God To Fulfill Your Every Desire To Express Your Goodness And Faith
11 ... for which[t] also[u] we are praying always for you in order that our God may consider you worthy of the calling, and may fulfill every desire[v]of goodness[w] and work of[x] faith with [His] power, 12 so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you and you in Him, according-to[y] the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.
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