2 Thessalonians 3:10
Good News Translation
While we were with you, we used to tell you, "Whoever refuses to work is not allowed to eat."

Contemporary English Version
We also gave you this rule: If you don't work, you don't eat.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For also, when we were with you, this we declared to you: that, if any man will not work, neither let him eat.

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

when.

Luke 24:44 And he said to them: These are the words which I spoke to you while I was yet with you, that all things must needs be fulfilled which are written in the law of Moses and in the prophets and in the psalms, concerning me.

John 16:4 But these things I have told you, that when the hour shall come, you may remember that I told you of them.

Acts 20:18 And when they were come to him and were together, he said to them: You know from the first day that I came into Asia, in what manner I have been with you, for all the time.

that.

Genesis 3:19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread till thou return to the earth out of which thou wast taken: for dust thou art, and into dust thou shalt return.

Proverbs 13:4 The sluggard willeth, and willeth not: but the soul of them that work, shall be made fat.

Proverbs 20:4 Because of the cold the sluggard would not plough: he shall beg therefore in the summer, and it shall not be given him.

Proverbs 21:25 Desires kill the slothful: for his hands have refused to work at all.

Proverbs 24:30-34 I passed by the field of the slothful man, and by the vineyard of the foolish man: . . .

1 Thessalonians 4:11 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.

Context
Warning against Irresponsibility
9Not as if we had not power: but that we might give ourselves a pattern unto you, to imitate us. 10For also, when we were with you, this we declared to you: that, if any man will not work, neither let him eat. 11For we have heard there are some among you who walk disorderly: working not at all, but curiously meddling.…
Cross References
1 Thessalonians 3:4
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.

1 Thessalonians 4:11
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.

Additional Translations
For even while we were with you, we gave you this command: “If anyone is unwilling to work, he shall not eat.”

For even when we were with you, we were commanding you this, that "if anyone is not willing to work, neither let him eat."

For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, If any will not work, neither let him eat.

For also when we were with you we enjoined you this, that if any man does not like to work, neither let him eat.

For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, If any will not work, neither let him eat.

For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

For even when we were with you, we laid down this rule for you: "If a man does not choose to work, neither shall he eat."

For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: "If anyone will not work, neither let him eat."

for even when we were with you, this we did command you, that if any one is not willing to work, neither let him eat,
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