1 Thessalonians 4:8
Good News Translation
So then, whoever rejects this teaching is not rejecting a human being, but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit.

Contemporary English Version
So if you don't obey these rules, you are not really disobeying us. Instead, you are disobeying God, who gives you his Holy Spirit.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore, he that despiseth these things, despiseth not man, but God, who also hath given his holy Spirit in us.

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Therefore, he that despiseth these things, despiseth not man, but God, who also hath given his holy Spirit in us.

despiseth.

1 Samuel 8:7 And the Lord said to Samuel: Hearken to the voice of the people in all that they say to thee. For they have not rejected thee, but me, that I should not reign over them.

1 Samuel 10:19 But you this day have rejected your God, who only hath saved you out of all your evils and your tribulations: and you have said: Nay: but set a king over us. Now therefore stand before the Lord by your tribes, and by your families.

John 12:48 He that despiseth me and receiveth not my words hath one that judgeth him. The word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.

despiseth not.

Proverbs 1:7 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Proverbs 23:9 Speak not in the ears of fools: because they will despise the instruction of thy speech.

Isaiah 49:7 Thus saith the Lord the redeemer of Israel, his Holy One, to the soul that is despised, to the nation that is abhorred, to the servant of rulers: Kings shall see, and princes shall rise up, and adore for the Lord's sake, because he is faithful, and for the Holy One of Israel, who hath chosen thee.

Isaiah 53:10 And the Lord was pleased to bruise him in infirmity: if he shall lay down his life for sin, he shall see a longlived seed, and the will of the Lord shall be prosperous in his hand.

Luke 10:16 He that heareth you heareth me: and he that despiseth you despiseth me: and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.

Acts 13:41 Behold, ye despisers, and wonder and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which you will not believe, if any man shall tell it you.

Jude 1:8 In like manner, these men also defile the flesh and despise dominion and blaspheme majesty.

who.

Nehemiah 9:30 And thou didst forbear with them for many years, and didst testify against them by thy spirit by the hand of thy prophets: and they heard not, and thou didst deliver them into the hand of the people of the lands.

Acts 5:3,4 But Peter said: Ananias, why hath Satan tempted thy heart, that thou shouldst lie to the Holy Ghost and by fraud keep part of the price of the land? . . .

1 Corinthians 2:10 But to us God hath revealed them by his Spirit. For the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.

1 Corinthians 7:40 But more blessed shall she be, if she so remain, according to my counsel. And I think that I also have the spirit of God.

1 Peter 1:12 To whom it was revealed that, not to themselves but to you, they ministered those things which are now declared to you by them that have preached the gospel to you: the Holy Ghost being sent down from heaven, on whom the angels desire to look.

2 Peter 1:21 For prophecy came not by the will of man at any time: but the holy men of God spoke, inspired by the Holy Ghost.

1 John 3:24 And he that keepeth his commandments abideth in him, and he in him. And in this we know that he abideth in us by the Spirit which he hath given us.

Context
Living to Please God
7For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto sanctification. 8Therefore, he that despiseth these things, despiseth not man, but God, who also hath given his holy Spirit in us. 9But as touching the charity of brotherhood, we have no need to write to you: for yourselves have learned of God to love one another.…
Cross References
Exodus 16:8
And Moses said: In the evening the Lord will give you flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full: for he hath heard your murmurings, with which you have murmured against him, for what are we? your murmuring is not against us, but against the Lord.

Luke 10:16
He that heareth you heareth me: and he that despiseth you despiseth me: and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.

Romans 5:5
And hope confoundeth not: because the charity of God is poured forth in our hearts, by the Holy Ghost who is given to us.

2 Corinthians 1:22
Who also hath sealed us and given the pledge of the Spirit in our hearts.

Galatians 4:6
And because you are sons, God hath sent the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying: Abba, Father.

1 John 3:24
And he that keepeth his commandments abideth in him, and he in him. And in this we know that he abideth in us by the Spirit which he hath given us.

Additional Translations
Anyone, then, who rejects this command does not reject man but God, the very One who gives you His Holy Spirit.

So then, the one rejecting this does not disregard man but God, the One also giving His Holy Spirit to you.

He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given to us his holy Spirit.

Therefore he that rejecteth, rejecteth not man, but God, who giveth his Holy Spirit unto you.

He therefore that [in this] disregards [his brother], disregards, not man, but God, who has given also his Holy Spirit to you.

Therefore he that rejecteth, rejecteth not man, but God, who giveth his Holy Spirit unto you.

He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given to us his holy Spirit.

Therefore a defiant spirit in such a case provokes not man but God, who puts His Holy Spirit into your hearts.

Therefore he who rejects this doesn't reject man, but God, who has also given his Holy Spirit to you.

he, therefore, who is despising -- doth not despise man, but God, who also did give His Holy Spirit to us.
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