1 Thessalonians 3:4
Good News Translation
For while we were still with you, we told you ahead of time that we were going to be persecuted; and as you well know, that is exactly what happened.

Contemporary English Version
because when we were with you, we told you this would happen. And we did suffer, as you well know.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For even when we were with you, we foretold you that we should suffer tribulations: as also it is come to pass, and you know.

New American Bible
For even when we were among you, we used to warn you in advance that we would undergo affliction, just as has happened, as you know.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For even when we were with you, we foretold you that we should suffer tribulations: as also it is come to pass, and you know.

we told.

John 16:1-3 These things have I spoken to you things have I spoken to you that you may not be scandalized. . . .

Acts 20:24 But I fear none of these things, neither do I count my life more precious than myself, so that I may consummate my course and the ministry of the word which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

even.

1 Thessalonians 2:2,14 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. . . .

Acts 17:1,5-9,13 And when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews. . . .

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 1:4-6 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 . . .

Context
Timothy's Visit
3That no man should be moved in these tribulations: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto. 4For even when we were with you, we foretold you that we should suffer tribulations: as also it is come to pass, and you know. 5For 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.…
Cross References
Matthew 24:25
Behold I have told it to you, beforehand.

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 2:5
Remember you not that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?

2 Thessalonians 3:10
For also, when we were with you, this we declared to you: that, if any man will not work, neither let him eat.

Additional Translations
Indeed, when we were with you, we kept warning you that we would suffer persecution; and as you know, it has come to pass.

And indeed, when we were with you, we were telling you beforehand that we are about to suffer affliction, just as also it came to pass, and you know.

For truly, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and you know.

For verily, when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we are to suffer affliction; even as it came to pass, and ye know.

for also, when we were with you, we told you beforehand we are about to be in tribulation, even as also it came to pass, and ye know.)

For verily, when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we are to suffer affliction; even as it came to pass, and ye know.

For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and ye know.

For even when we were with you, we forewarned you, saying, "We are soon to suffer affliction;" and this actually happened, as you well know.

For most certainly, when we were with you, we told you beforehand that we are to suffer affliction, even as it happened, and you know.

for even when we were with you, we said to you beforehand, that we are about to suffer tribulation, as also it did come to pass, and ye have known it;
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