2 Thessalonians 1:4
Good News Translation
That is why we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God. We boast about the way you continue to endure and believe through all the persecutions and sufferings you are experiencing.

Contemporary English Version
This is why we brag about you to all of God's churches. We tell them how patient you are and how you keep on having faith, even though you are going through a lot of trouble and suffering.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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

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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

glory.

2 Corinthians 7:14 And if I have boasted any thing to him of you, I have not been put to shame: but as we have spoken all things to you in truth, so also our boasting that was made to Titus is found a truth.

2 Corinthians 9:2,4 For I know your forward mind: for which I boast of you to the Macedonians, that Achaia also is ready from the year past. And your emulation hath provoked very many. . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:19 For what is our hope or joy or crown of glory? Are not you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

your patience.

2 Thessalonians 3:5 And the Lord direct your hearts, in the charity of God and the patience of Christ.

Romans 2:7 To them indeed who, according to patience in good work, seek glory and honour and incorruption, eternal life:

Romans 5:3-5 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; . . .

Romans 8:25 But if we hope for that which we see not, we wait for it with patience.

Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope. Patient in tribulation. Instant in prayer.

1 Thessalonians 1:3 Being mindful of the work of your faith and labour and charity: and of the enduring of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ before God and our Father.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-8 And we sent Timothy, our brother and the minister of God in the gospel of Christ, to confirm you and exhort you concerning your faith: . . .

Hebrews 6:15 And so patiently enduring he obtained the promise.

Hebrews 10:36 For patience is necessary for you: that, doing the will of God, you may receive the promise.

Hebrews 12:1-3 And therefore we also having so great a cloud of witnesses over our head, laying aside every weight and sin which surrounds us, let us run by patience to the fight proposed to us: . . .

James 1:3,4 Knowing that the trying of your faith worketh patience . . .

James 5:7,8 Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth: patiently bearing till he receive the early and latter rain. . . .

2 Peter 1:6 And in knowledge, abstinence: and in abstinence, patience: and in patience, godliness:

Revelation 14:12 Here is the patience of the saints, who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.

your persecutions.

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:

1 Thessalonians 3:3,4 That no man should be moved in these tribulations: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto. . . .

James 5:11 Behold, we account them blessed who have endured. You have heard of the patience of Job and you have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is merciful and compassionate.

Context
Greetings to the Thessalonians
3We 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. 4So 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 5For an example of the just judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which also you suffer.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 7:17
But as the Lord hath distributed to every one, as God hath called every one: so let him walk. And so in all churches I teach.

2 Corinthians 7:4
Great is my confidence for you: great is my glorying for you. I am filled with comfort: I exceedingly abound with joy in all our tribulation.

2 Corinthians 7:14
And if I have boasted any thing to him of you, I have not been put to shame: but as we have spoken all things to you in truth, so also our boasting that was made to Titus is found a truth.

2 Corinthians 12:10
For which cause I please myself in my infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ. For when I am weak, then am I powerful.

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:

1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope or joy or crown of glory? Are not you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Hebrews 6:12
That you become not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience shall inherit the promises.

Additional Translations
That is why we boast among God’s churches about your perseverance and faith in the face of all the persecution and affliction you are enduring.

so as for us ourselves to boast in you in the churches of God about your endurance and faith in all your persecutions, and in the tribulations that you are bearing.

So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure:

so that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions which ye endure;

so that we ourselves make our boast in you in the assemblies of God for your endurance and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations, which ye are sustaining;

so that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions which ye endure;

So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God, for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure:

It so increases that we ourselves make honourable mention of you among the Churches of God because of your patience and faith amid all your persecutions and amid the afflictions which you are enduring.

so that we ourselves boast about you in the assemblies of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions which you endure.

so that we ourselves do glory in you in the assemblies of God, for your endurance and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye bear;
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