1 Thessalonians 2:13
Good News Translation
And there is another reason why we always give thanks to God. When we brought you God's message, you heard it and accepted it, not as a message from human beings but as God's message, which indeed it is. For God is at work in you who believe.

Contemporary English Version
We always thank God that you believed the message we preached. It came from him, and it isn't something made up by humans. You accepted it as God's message, and now he is working in you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

New American Bible
And for this reason we too give thanks to God unceasingly, that, in receiving the word of God from hearing us, you received not a human word but, as it truly is, the word of God, which is now at work in you who believe.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

thank.

1 Thessalonians 1:2,3 Grace be to you and peace. We give thanks to God always for you all: making a remembrance of you in our prayers without ceasing, . . .

Romans 1:8,9 First, I give thanks to my God, through Jesus Christ, for you all: because your faith is spoken of in the whole world. . . .

because.

Jeremiah 44:16 As for the word which thou hast spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we will not hearken to thee:

Matthew 10:13,14,40 And if that house be worthy, your peace shall come upon it; but if it be not worthy, your peace shall return to you. . . .

Acts 2:41 They therefore that received his word were baptized: and there were added in that day about three thousand souls.

Acts 10:33 Immediately therefore I sent to thee: and thou hast done well in coming. Now, therefore, all we are present in thy sight to hear all things whatsoever are commanded thee by the Lord.

Acts 13:45,48 And the Jews, seeing the multitudes, were filled with envy and contradicted those things which were said by Paul, blaspheming. . . .

Acts 16:14,30-34 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, one that worshipped God, did hear: whose heart the Lord opened to attend to those things which were said by Paul. . . .

Acts 17:11,18-20,32 Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all eagerness, daily searching the scriptures, whether these things were so. . . .

Galatians 4:14 You despised not, nor rejected: but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

2 Peter 3:2 That you may be mindful of those words which I told you before from the holy prophet and of your apostles, of the precepts of the Lord and Saviour.

the word of God.

Jeremiah 23:28,29 The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell a dream: and he that hath my word, let him speak my word with truth: what hath the chaff to do with the wheat, saith the Lord? . . .

Luke 5:1 And it came to pass, that when the multitudes pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Genesareth,

Luke 8:11,21 Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. . . .

Luke 11:28 But he said: Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep it.

Acts 8:14 Now, when the apostles, who were in Jerusalem, had heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John.

Acts 13:44,46 But the next sabbath day, the whole city almost came together, to hear the word of God. . . .

Romans 10:17 Faith then cometh by hearing; and hearing by the word of Christ.

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and effectual and more piercing than any two edged sword; and reaching unto the division of the soul and the spirit, of the joints also and the marrow: and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

1 Peter 1:25 But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel hath been preached unto you.

2 Peter 1:16-21 For we have not by following artificial fables made known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ: but we were eyewitnesses of his greatness. . . .

effectually.

1 Thessalonians 1:5-10 For 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. . . .

John 15:3 Now you are clean, by reason of the word which I have spoken to you.

John 17:17,19 Sanctify them in truth. Thy word is truth. . . .

Romans 6:17,18 But thanks be to God, that you were the servants of sin but have obeyed from the heart unto that form of doctrine into which you have been delivered. . . .

2 Corinthians 3:18 But we all, beholding the glory of the Lord with open face, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as by the Spirit of the Lord.

Colossians 1:6 Which is come unto you, as also it is in the whole world and bringeth forth fruit and groweth, even as it doth in you, since the day you heard and knew the grace of God in truth.

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and effectual and more piercing than any two edged sword; and reaching unto the division of the soul and the spirit, of the joints also and the marrow: and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

James 1:18 For of his own will hath he begotten us by the word of truth, that we might be some beginning of his creature.

1 Peter 1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, by the word of God who liveth and remaineth for ever.

1 Peter 2:2 As newborn babes, desire the rational milk without guile, that thereby you may grow unto salvation:

1 John 3:3 And every one that hath this hope in him sanctifieth himself, as he also is holy.

1 John 5:4,5 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world. And this is the victory which overcameth the world: Our faith. . . .

Context
Paul's Ministry
12We testified to every one of you that you would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory. 13Therefore, 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. 14For 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:…
Cross References
Haggai 1:12
Then Zorobabel the son of Salathiel, and Jesus the son of Josedec the high priest, and all the remnant of the people hearkened to the voice of the Lord their God, and to the words of Haggai the prophet, as the Lord their God sent him to them: and the people feared before the Lord.

Matthew 10:20
For it is not you that speak, but the spirit of your Father that speaketh in you.

Romans 1:8
First, I give thanks to my God, through Jesus Christ, for you all: because your faith is spoken of in the whole world.

Romans 10:17
Faith then cometh by hearing; and hearing by the word of Christ.

Galatians 4:14
You despised not, nor rejected: but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 1:2
Grace be to you and peace. We give thanks to God always for you all: making a remembrance of you in our prayers without ceasing,

Hebrews 4:2
For unto us also it hath been declared in like manner as unto them. But the word of hearing did not profit them, not being mixed with faith of those things they heard.

Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is living and effectual and more piercing than any two edged sword; and reaching unto the division of the soul and the spirit, of the joints also and the marrow: and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

Additional Translations
And we continually thank God that in receiving the word of God from us, you did not accept it as the word of men, but as the true word of God—the word now at work in you who believe.

And because of this, we also give thanks to God unceasingly that, having received the word of God by your hearing from us, you accepted not the word of men, but even as truly it is, the word of God, which also works in you who believe.

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually works also in you that believe.

And for this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when ye received from us the word of the message, even the word of God, ye accepted it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also worketh in you that believe.

And for this cause we also give thanks to God unceasingly that, having received [the] word of [the] report of God by us, ye accepted, not men's word, but, even as it is truly, God's word, which also works in you who believe.

And for this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when ye received from us the word of the message, even the word of God, ye accepted it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also worketh in you that believe.

For this cause also we thank God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard from us, ye received it not as the word of men, but (as it is in truth) the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.

And for this further reason we render unceasing thanks to God, that when you received God's Message from our lips, it was as no mere message from men that you embraced it, but as--what it really is--God's Message, which also does its work in the hearts of you who believe.

For this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when you received from us the word of the message of God, you accepted it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also works in you who believe.

Because of this also, we -- we do give thanks to God continually, that, having received the word of hearing from us of God, ye accepted, not the word of man, but as it is truly, the word of God, who also doth work in you who believe;
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