12 in order that they all may be [a]judged who (A)did not believe the truth, but [b](B)took pleasure in wickedness.

13 (C)But we should always give thanks to God for you, (D)brethren beloved by the Lord, because (E)God has chosen you [c]from the beginning (F)for salvation [d](G)through sanctification [e]by the Spirit and faith in the truth.

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  1. 2 Thessalonians 2:12 Or condemned
  2. 2 Thessalonians 2:12 Or approved
  3. 2 Thessalonians 2:13 One early ms reads first fruits
  4. 2 Thessalonians 2:13 Lit in
  5. 2 Thessalonians 2:13 Lit of