10 For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: (A)If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat. 11 For we hear that some among you (B)walk in idleness, not busy at work, but (C)busybodies. 12 Now such persons we command and encourage in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Thessalonians 3:12 Greek to eat their own bread

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