For you yourselves know how you ought to [a](A)follow our example, because we did not act in an undisciplined manner among you, nor did we (B)eat [b]anyone’s bread [c]without paying for it, but with (C)labor and hardship we kept (D)working night and day so that we would not be a burden to any of you; not because we do not have (E)the right to this, but in order to offer ourselves (F)as a model for you, so that you would [d]follow our example.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Thessalonians 3:7 Lit imitate us
  2. 2 Thessalonians 3:8 Lit from anyone
  3. 2 Thessalonians 3:8 Lit freely
  4. 2 Thessalonians 3:9 Lit imitate us

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