1 Thessalonians 3:1
Good News Translation
Finally, we could not bear it any longer. So we decided to stay on alone in Athens

Contemporary English Version
Finally, we couldn't stand it any longer. We decided to stay in Athens by ourselves

Douay-Rheims Bible
For which cause, forbearing no longer, we thought it good to remain at Athens alone.

New American Bible
That is why, when we could bear it no longer, we decided to remain alone in Athens

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For which cause, forbearing no longer, we thought it good to remain at Athens alone.

when.

1 Thessalonians 3:5 For this cause also, I, forbearing no longer, sent to know your faith: lest perhaps he that tempteth should have tempted you: and our labour should be made vain.

1 Thessalonians 2:17 But we, brethren, being taken away from you for a short time, in sight, not in heart, have hastened the more abundantly to see your face with great desire.

Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said: I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: and there came in my heart as a burning fire, shut up in my bones, and I was wearied, not being able to bear it.

Jeremiah 44:22 So that the Lord could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, and because of the abominations which you have committed: therefore your land is become a desolation, and an astonishment, and a curse, without an inhabitant, as at this day.

2 Corinthians 2:13 I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but bidding them farewell, I went into Macedonia.

2 Corinthians 11:29,30 Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is scandalized, and I am not on fire? . . .

we thought.

Acts 17:15 And they that conducted Paul brought him as far as Athens: and receiving a commandment from him to Silas and Timothy, that they should come to him with all speed, they departed.

Context
Timothy's Visit
1For which cause, forbearing no longer, we thought it good to remain at Athens alone. 2And we sent Timothy, our brother and the minister of God in the gospel of Christ, to confirm you and exhort you concerning your faith:…
Cross References
Acts 17:15
And they that conducted Paul brought him as far as Athens: and receiving a commandment from him to Silas and Timothy, that they should come to him with all speed, they departed.

Acts 17:16
Now whilst Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, seeing the city wholly given to idolatry.

1 Thessalonians 3:5
For this cause also, I, forbearing no longer, sent to know your faith: lest perhaps he that tempteth should have tempted you: and our labour should be made vain.

Additional Translations
So when we could bear it no longer, we were willing to be left on our own in Athens.

Therefore, enduring no longer, we thought it best to be left in Athens alone,

Why when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;

Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left behind at Athens alone;

Wherefore, being no longer able to refrain ourselves, we thought good to be left alone in Athens,

Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left behind at Athens alone;

Wherefore, when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;

So when we could endure it no longer, we decided to remain behind in Athens alone;

Therefore, when we couldn't stand it any longer, we thought it good to be left behind at Athens alone,

Wherefore no longer forbearing, we thought good to be left in Athens alone,
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