Modern Literal Version
Modern Literal Version
2 Thessalonians 1]

     1:1 Paul and Silvanus and Timothy, to the congregation* of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: 1:2 grace to you* and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

     1:3 Brethren, we always ought to give-thanks to God concerning you*, just-as it is worthy, because your* faith is growing substantially, and the love* of each one of you* all toward one another is increasing; 1:4 so-as for us ourselves to boast in you* in the congregations* of God, on behalf of your* endurance and faith in all your* persecutions, and in the afflictions which you* are tolerating. 1:5This is an example of the righteous judgment of God; *that* you* may be deemed worthy of the kingdom of God, on behalf of which you* are also suffering; 1:6 if indeed*it is a righteous thing with God to repay affliction to those who are afflicting you*; 1:7 and to you* who are afflicted with us, a relief at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with the messengers of his power, 1:8 giving vengeance in a fire of flame {i.e. in flaming fire} to those who do not know God and to those who are not obeying* the good-news of our Lord Jesus Christ, 1:9 who will be suffering-punishment, the sentence of everlasting utter-destruction away from the face of the Lord, and away from the glory of his strength, 1:10 whenever he comes to be glorified in his holy-ones, and to be marveled at in that day in all those who have believed, (because our testimony to you* was believed). {2Th 1:7-9 & Mat 24:27, 24:29-31 & Mar 13:24-37 & Luk 21:25-28 & Acts 1:11 & 1Th 4:13-17 & 1Co 15:51-15:58 & Rev 1:7 Second Coming.}

     1:11*For which, we are also always praying concerning you*, in order that our God might deem you* worthy of your* calling, and might fulfill every delight of goodness, and every work of faith in power, 1:12*that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ might be glorified in you*, and you* in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1987, 1999, 2013 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
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