1 Thessalonians 2:2
Good News Translation
You know how we had already been mistreated and insulted in Philippi before we came to you in Thessalonica. And even though there was much opposition, our God gave us courage to tell you the Good News that comes from him.

Contemporary English Version
As you remember, we had been mistreated and insulted at Philippi. But God gave us the courage to tell you the good news about him, even though many people caused us trouble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But having suffered many things before and been shamefully treated, (as you know) at Philippi, we had confidence in our God, to speak unto you the gospel of God in much carefulness.

New American Bible
Rather, after we had suffered and been insolently treated, as you know, in Philippi, we drew courage through our God to speak to you the gospel of God with much struggle.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But having suffered many things before and been shamefully treated, (as you know) at Philippi, we had confidence in our God, to speak unto you the gospel of God in much carefulness.

shamefully.

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 16:12,22-24,37 And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of part of Macedonia, a colony. And we were in this city some days conferring together. . . .

2 Timothy 1:12 For which cause, I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day.

Hebrews 11:36,37 And others had trial of mockeries and stripes: moreover also of bands and prisons. . . .

Hebrews 12:2,3 Looking on Jesus, the author and finisher of faith, who, having joy set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and now sitteth on the right hand of the throne of God. . . .

1 Peter 2:14-16 Or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of the good. . . .

bold.

1 Thessalonians 1:5 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.

Acts 4:13,20,31 Now seeing the constancy of Peter and of John, understanding that they were illiterate and ignorant men, they wondered: and they knew them that they had been with Jesus. . . .

Acts 14:3 A long time therefore they abode there, dealing confidently in the Lord, who gave testimony to the word of his grace, granting signs and wonders to be done by their hands.

Acts 17:2,3 And Paul, according to his custom, went in unto them. And for three sabbath days he reasoned with them out of the scriptures: . . .

Ephesians 6:19,20 And for me, that speech may be given me, that I may open my mouth with confidence, to make known the mystery of the gospel, . . .

much.

Acts 6:9,10 Now there arose some, of that which is called the synagogue of the Libertines and of the Cyrenians and of the Alexandrians and of them that were of Cilicia and Asia, disputing with Stephen. . . .

Acts 15:1,2 And some, coming down from Judea, taught the brethren: That, except you be circumcised after the manner of Moses, you cannot be saved. . . .

Acts 17:2-9,17 And Paul, according to his custom, went in unto them. And for three sabbath days he reasoned with them out of the scriptures: . . .

Acts 19:8 And entering into the synagogue, he spoke boldly for the space of three months, disputing and exhorting concerning the kingdom of God.

Philippians 1:27-30 Only let your conversation be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you, or, being absent, may hear of you, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind labouring together for the faith of the gospel. . . .

Colossians 2:1 For I would have you know what manner of care I have for you and for them that are at Laodicea and whosoever have not seen my face in the flesh:

Jude 1:3 Dearly beloved, taking all care to write unto you concerning your common salvation, I was under a necessity to write unto you: to beseech you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

Context
Paul's Ministry
1For yourselves know, brethren, our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: 2But having suffered many things before and been shamefully treated, (as you know) at Philippi, we had confidence in our God, to speak unto you the gospel of God in much carefulness. 3For our exhortation was not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deceit.…
Cross References
Acts 14:5
And when there was an assault made by the Gentiles and the Jews with their rulers, to use them contumeliously and to stone them:

Acts 16:12
And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of part of Macedonia, a colony. And we were in this city some days conferring together.

Acts 16:19
But her masters, seeing that the hope of their gain was gone, apprehending Paul and Silas, brought them into the market place to the rulers.

Acts 16:22
And the people ran together against them: and the magistrates, rending off their clothes, commanded them to be beaten with rods.

Acts 17:1
And when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.

Romans 1:1
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God.

2 Corinthians 3:12
Having therefore such hope, we use much confidence.

Philippians 1:30
Having the same conflict as that which you have seen in me and now have heard of me.

Additional Translations
As you are aware, we had already endured suffering and shameful treatment in Philippi. But in the face of strong opposition, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God.

But having previously suffered and having been mistreated in Philippi, just as you know, we had boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much conflict.

But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as you know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God with much contention.

but having suffered before and been shamefully treated, as ye know, at Philippi, we waxed bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God in much conflict.

but, having suffered before and been insulted, even as ye know, in Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the glad tidings of God with much earnest striving.

but having suffered before, and been shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we waxed bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God in much conflict.

But even after we had suffered before, and were shamefully treated, as ye know, at Phillippi, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God with much contention.

But, as you will remember, after we had already met with suffering and outrage at Philippi, we summoned up boldness, by the help of our God, to tell you God's Good News amid much opposition.

but having suffered before and been shamefully treated, as you know, at Philippi, we grew bold in our God to tell you the Good News of God in much conflict.

but having both suffered before, and having been injuriously treated (as ye have known) in Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the good news of God in much conflict,
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