1 Thessalonians 1:6
Good News Translation
You imitated us and the Lord; and even though you suffered much, you received the message with the joy that comes from the Holy Spirit.

Contemporary English Version
So, when you accepted the message, you followed our example and the example of the Lord. You suffered, but the Holy Spirit made you glad.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you became followers of us and of the Lord: receiving the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Ghost:

New American Bible
And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, receiving the word in great affliction, with joy from the holy Spirit,

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And you became followers of us and of the Lord: receiving the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Ghost:

ye.

1 Thessalonians 2:14 For you, brethren, are become followers of the churches of God which are in Judea, in Christ Jesus: for you also have suffered the same things from your own countrymen, even as they have from the Jews:

1 Corinthians 4:16 Wherefore, I beseech you, be ye followers of me as I also am of Christ.

1 Corinthians 11:1 Be ye followers of me, as I also am of Christ.

2 Corinthians 8:5 And not as we hoped: but they gave their own selves, first to the Lord, then to us by the will of God;

Philippians 3:17 Be ye followers of me, brethren: and observe them who walk so as you have our model.

2 Thessalonians 3:9 Not as if we had not power: but that we might give ourselves a pattern unto you, to imitate us.

and of.

Matthew 16:24 Then Jesus said to his disciples: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

John 8:12 Again therefore, Jesus spoke to: them, saying: I am the light of the world. He that followeth me walketh not in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 13:13-15 You call me Master and Lord. And you say well: for so I am. . . .

Ephesians 5:1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as most dear children:

1 Peter 3:13 And who is he that can hurt you, if you be zealous of good?

3 John 1:11 Dearly beloved, follow not that which is evil: but that which is good. He that doth good is of God: he that doth evil hath not seen God.

received.

1 Thessalonians 2:13,14 Therefore, we also give thanks to God without ceasing: because, that when you had received of us the word of the hearing of God, you received it not as the word of men, but (as it is indeed) the word of God, who worketh in you that have believed. . . .

1 Thessalonians 3:2-4 And we sent Timothy, our brother and the minister of God in the gospel of Christ, to confirm you and exhort you concerning your faith: . . .

Hosea 2:14 Therefore, behold I will allure her, and will lead her into the wilderness: and I will speak to her heart.

Mark 10:29-30 Jesus answering said: Amen I say to you, there is no man who hath left house or brethren or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, . . .

Acts 17:5 But the Jews, moved with envy and taking unto them some wicked men of the vulgar sort and making a tumult, set the city in an uproar: and besetting Jason's house, sought to bring them out unto the people.

2 Corinthians 8:1,2 Now we make known unto you, brethren, the grace of God that hath been given in the churches of Macedonia. . . .

2 Thessalonians 1:4 So that we ourselves also glory in you in the churches of God, for your patience and faith, and in all your persecutions and tribulations: which you endure

with joy.

John 14:16-18 And I will ask the Father: and he shall give you another Paraclete, that he may abide with you for ever: . . .

Acts 5:41 And they indeed went from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were accounted worthy to suffer reproach for the name of Jesus.

Acts 9:31 Now, the church had peace throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria: and was edified, walking in the fear of the Lord: and was filled with the consolation of the Holy Ghost.

Acts 13:52 And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Ghost.

Romans 5:3-5 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; . . .

Romans 8:16-18 For the Spirit himself giveth testimony to our spirit that we are the sons of God. . . .

Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing: that you may abound in hope and in the power of the Holy Ghost.

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is, charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity,

Hebrews 10:34 For you both had compassion on them that were in bands and took with joy the being stripped of your own goods, knowing that you have a better and a lasting substance.

1 Peter 1:6,8 Wherein you shalt greatly rejoice, if now you must be for a little time made sorrowful in divers temptations: . . .

Context
Greetings to the Thessalonians
5For our gospel hath not been unto you in word only, but in power also: and in the Holy Ghost and in much fulness, as you know what manner of men we have been among you for your sakes. 6And you became followers of us and of the Lord: receiving the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Ghost: 7So that you were made a pattern to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.…
Cross References
Acts 13:52
And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Ghost.

Acts 17:5
But the Jews, moved with envy and taking unto them some wicked men of the vulgar sort and making a tumult, set the city in an uproar: and besetting Jason's house, sought to bring them out unto the people.

1 Corinthians 4:16
Wherefore, I beseech you, be ye followers of me as I also am of Christ.

1 Corinthians 11:1
Be ye followers of me, as I also am of Christ.

1 Corinthians 11:2
Now I praise you, brethren, that in all things you are mindful of me and keep my ordinances as I have delivered them to you.

2 Corinthians 6:10
As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing: as needy, yet enriching many: as having nothing and possessing all things.

Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is, charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity,

1 Thessalonians 2:14
For you, brethren, are become followers of the churches of God which are in Judea, in Christ Jesus: for you also have suffered the same things from your own countrymen, even as they have from the Jews:

2 Thessalonians 3:7
For yourselves know how you ought to imitate us. For we were not disorderly among you.

2 Timothy 4:2
Preach the word: be instant in season, out of season: reprove, entreat, rebuke in all patience and doctrine.

Additional Translations
And you became imitators of us and of the Lord when you welcomed the message with the joy of the Holy Spirit, in spite of your great suffering.

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

And you became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost.

And ye became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit;

and ye became our imitators, and of the Lord, having accepted the word in much tribulation with joy of [the] Holy Spirit,

And ye became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost;

And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit:

And you followed the pattern set you by us and by the Master, after you had received the Message amid severe persecution, and yet with the joy which the Holy Spirit gives,

You became imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit,

and ye -- ye did become imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Spirit,
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