1 Thessalonians 4:1
Good News Translation
Finally, our friends, you learned from us how you should live in order to please God. This is, of course, the way you have been living. And now we beg and urge you in the name of the Lord Jesus to do even more.

Contemporary English Version
Finally, my dear friends, since you belong to the Lord Jesus, we beg and urge you to live as we taught you. Then you will please God. You are already living that way, but try even harder.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the rest therefore, brethren, pray and beseech you in the Lord Jesus that, as you have received from us, how you ought to walk and to please God, so also you would walk, that you may abound the more.

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For the rest therefore, brethren, pray and beseech you in the Lord Jesus that, as you have received from us, how you ought to walk and to please God, so also you would walk, that you may abound the more.

we.

1 Thessalonians 2:11 As you know in what manner, entreating and comforting you (as a father doth his children),

Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercy of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing unto God, your reasonable service.

2 Corinthians 6:1 And we helping do exhort you that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul, myself beseech you, by the mildness and modesty of Christ: who in presence indeed am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you.

Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, a prisoner in the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation in which you are called:

Philemon 1:9,10 For charity sake I rather beseech, whereas thou art such a one, as Paul, an old man and now a prisoner also of Jesus Christ. . . .

Hebrews 13:22 And I beseech you, brethren, that you suffer this word of consolation. For I have written to you in a few words.

we beseech.

1 Thessalonians 4:2 For you know what precepts I have given to you by the Lord Jesus.

Ephesians 4:20 But you have not so learned Christ:

2 Thessalonians 2:1 And we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and of our gathering together unto him:

1 Timothy 5:21 I charge thee, before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by declining to either side.

1 Timothy 6:13,14 I charge thee before God who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus who gave testimony under Pontius Pilate, a good confession: . . .

2 Timothy 4:1 I charge thee, before God and Jesus Christ, who shall judge the living and the dead, by his coming and his kingdom:

ye have.

1 Thessalonians 4:11,12 And that you use your endeavour to be quiet: and that you do your own business and work with your own hands, as we commanded you: and that you walk honestly towards them that are without: and that you want nothing of any man's. . . .

Acts 20:27 For I have not spread to declare unto you all, the counsel of God.

1 Corinthians 11:23 For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus, the same night in which he was betrayed, took bread,

1 Corinthians 15:1 Now I make known unto you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you have received and wherein you stand.

Philippians 1:27 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 2:6 As therefore you have received Jesus Christ the Lord, walk ye in him:

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12 For also, when we were with you, this we declared to you: that, if any man will not work, neither let him eat. . . .

ye ought.

1 Thessalonians 2:12 We testified to every one of you that you would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.

to please.

Romans 8:8 And they who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be reformed in the newness of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and the acceptable and the perfect will of God.

Ephesians 5:17 Wherefore, become not unwise: but understanding what is the will of God.

Colossians 1:10 That you may walk worthy of God, in all things pleasing; being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God:

Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please God. For he that cometh to God must believe that he is: and is a rewarder to them that seek him.

Hebrews 13:16 And do not forget to do good and to impart: for by such sacrifices God's favour is obtained.

1 John 3:22 And whatsoever we shall ask, we shall receive of him: because we keep his commandments and do those things which are pleasing in his sight.

so ye.

1 Thessalonians 4:10 For indeed you do it towards all the brethren in all Macedonia. But we entreat you, brethren, that you abound more:

Job 17:9 And the just man shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Psalm 92:14 They shall still increase in a fruitful old age: and shall be well treated,

Proverbs 4:18 The way of the wicked is darksome: they know not where they fall.

John 15:2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he will take away: and every one that beareth fruit, he will purge it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast and unmoveable: always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

Philippians 1:9 And this I pray: That your charity may more and more abound in knowledge and in all understanding:

Philippians 3:14 I press towards the mark, to the prize of the supernal vocation of God in Christ Jesus.

2 Thessalonians 1:3 We are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith groweth exceedingly and the charity of every one of you towards each other aboundeth.

2 Peter 1:5-10 And you, employing all care, minister in your faith, virtue: And in virtue, knowledge: . . .

2 Peter 3:18 But grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and unto the day of eternity, Amen.

Context
Living to Please God
1For the rest therefore, brethren, pray and beseech you in the Lord Jesus that, as you have received from us, how you ought to walk and to please God, so also you would walk, that you may abound the more. 2For you know what precepts I have given to you by the Lord Jesus.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 5:9
And therefore we labour, whether absent or present, to please him.

2 Corinthians 13:11
For the rest, brethren, rejoice, be perfect, take exhortation, be of one mind, have peace. And the God of grace and of love shall be with you.

Galatians 6:1
Brethren, and if a man be overtaken in any fault, you, who are spiritual, instruct such a one in the spirit of meekness, considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

Ephesians 4:1
I therefore, a prisoner in the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation in which you are called:

Philippians 1:9
And this I pray: That your charity may more and more abound in knowledge and in all understanding:

1 Thessalonians 3:12
And may the Lord multiply you and make you abound in charity towards one another and towards all men: as we do also towards you,

1 Thessalonians 4:2
For you know what precepts I have given to you by the Lord Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 4:10
For indeed you do it towards all the brethren in all Macedonia. But we entreat you, brethren, that you abound more:

1 Thessalonians 5:12
And we beseech you, brethren, to know them who labour among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you;

2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith groweth exceedingly and the charity of every one of you towards each other aboundeth.

2 Thessalonians 2:1
And we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and of our gathering together unto him:

2 Thessalonians 3:1
For the rest, brethren, pray for us that the word of God may run and may be glorified, even as among you:

2 Thessalonians 3:12
Now we charge them that are such and beseech them by the Lord Jesus Christ that, working with silence, they would eat their own bread.

2 Thessalonians 3:13
But you, brethren, be not weary in well doing.

Additional Translations
Finally, brothers, we ask and encourage you in the Lord Jesus to live in a way that is pleasing to God, as you have received from us. This is how you already live, so you should do so all the more.

Finally then, brothers, we implore and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that just as you have received from us in what manner it behooves you to walk and to please God, just as even you walk now, so you should abound more.

Furthermore then we beseech you, brothers, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as you have received of us how you ought to walk and to please God, so you would abound more and more.

Finally then, brethren, we beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as ye received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, even as ye do walk, --that ye abound more and more.

For the rest, then, brethren, we beg you and exhort you in [the] Lord Jesus, even as ye have received from us how ye ought to walk and please God, even as ye also do walk, that ye would abound still more.

Finally then, brethren, we beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as ye received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, even as ye do walk,--that ye abound more and more.

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received from us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.

Moreover, brethren, as you learnt from our lips the lives which you ought to live, and do live, so as to please God, we beg and exhort you in the name of the Lord Jesus to live them more and more truly.

Finally then, brothers, we beg and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, that you abound more and more.

As to the rest, then, brethren, we request you, and call upon you in the Lord Jesus, as ye did receive from us how it behoveth you to walk and to please God, that ye may abound the more,
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