1 Thessalonians 4:11
Good News Translation
Make it your aim to live a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to earn your own living, just as we told you before.

Contemporary English Version
Try your best to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work hard, just as we taught you to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

that.

Proverbs 17:1 Better is a dry morsel with joy, than a house full of victims with strife.

Ecclesiastes 4:6 Better is a handful with rest, than both hands full with labour, and vexation of mind.

Lamentations 3:26 Teth. It is good to wait with silence for the salvation of God.

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.

1 Timothy 2:2 For kings and for all that are in high station: that we may lead a quiet and a peaceable life in all piety and chastity.

1 Peter 3:4 But the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptibility of a quiet and a meek spirit which is rich in the sight of God.

study.

Romans 15:20 And I have so preached this gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man a foundation.

2 Corinthians 5:9 And therefore we labour, whether absent or present, to please him.

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and to do.

Mark 13:34 Even as a man who, going into a far country, left his house and gave authority to his servants over every work and commanded the porter to watch.

Luke 12:42,43 And the Lord said: Who thinkest thou is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord setteth over his family, to give them their measure of wheat in due season? . . .

Romans 12:4-8 For as in one body we have many members, but all the members have not the same office: . . .

Colossians 3:22-24 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh: not serving to the eye, as pleasing men: but in simplicity of heart, fearing God. . . .

2 Thessalonians 3:11 For we have heard there are some among you who walk disorderly: working not at all, but curiously meddling.

1 Timothy 5:13 And withal being idle they learn to go about from house to house: and are not only idle, but tattlers also and busy bodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Titus 2:4-10 That they may teach the young women to be wise, to love their husbands, to love their children. . . .

1 Peter 4:10,11,15 As every man hath received grace, ministering the same one to another: as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. . . .

to work.

Acts 20:35 I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring you ought to support the weak and to remember the word of the Lord Jesus, how he said: It is a more blessed thing to give, rather than to receive.

Romans 12:11 In carefulness not slothful. In spirit fervent. Serving the Lord.

1 Corinthians 4:12 And we labour, working with our own hands. We are reviled: and we bless. We are persecuted: and we suffer it.

Ephesians 4:28 He that stole, let him now steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have something to give to him that suffereth need.

2 Thessalonians 3:7-12 For yourselves know how you ought to imitate us. For we were not disorderly among you. . . .

Titus 3:14 And let our men also learn to excel in good works for necessary uses: that they be not unfruitful.

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Context
Living to Please God
10For indeed you do it towards all the brethren in all Macedonia. But we entreat you, brethren, that you abound more: 11And 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. 120…
Cross References
Proverbs 17:14
The beginning of quarrels is as when one letteth out water: and before he suffereth reproach, he forsaketh judgment.

Acts 18:3
And because he was of the same trade, he remained with them and wrought. (Now they were tentmakers by trade.)

Ephesians 4:28
He that stole, let him now steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have something to give to him that suffereth need.

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.

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.

1 Peter 4:15
But let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or a railer or coveter of other men's things.

Additional Translations
and to aspire to live quietly, to attend to your own matters, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you.

and to strive earnestly to live quietly and to attend to your own matters, and to work with your own hands, just as we commanded you,

And that you study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;

and that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your hands, even as we charged you;

and to seek earnestly to be quiet and mind your own affairs, and work with your [own] hands, even as we charged you,

and that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your hands, even as we charged you;

And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;

and to vie with one another in eagerness for peace, every one minding his own business and working with his hands, as we ordered you to do:

and that you make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, even as we instructed you;

and to study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we did command you,
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