1 Thessalonians 2:15
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English Standard Version
who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out, and displease God and oppose all mankind

King James Bible
Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:

American Standard Version
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove out us, and pleased not God, and are contrary to all men;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and the prophets, and have persecuted us, and please not God, and are adversaries to all men;

English Revised Version
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drave out us, and please not God, and are contrary to all men;

Webster's Bible Translation
Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:

Weymouth New Testament
Those Jewish persecutors killed both the Lord Jesus and the Prophets, and drove us out of their midst. They are displeasing to God, and are the enemies of all mankind;

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Vincent's Word Studies

Persecuted (ἐκδιωξάντων)

Rev. more literally and correctly, drave out. The word only here, though it occurs as an alternative reading, Luke 11:49. Probably with special reference to his own expulsion from Thessalonica. Acts 17:5-10.

Contrary to all men

Tacitus (Hist. v. 5) describes the Jews as stubborn in their faith, prompt in kindly offices to each other, but bitterly hostile toward everybody else: Juvenal (Sat. xiv. 102 f.) says that they observe and respect whatever Moses has taught in his mystical volume; not to show the way except to one who practices the same rites, and to show the well only to the circumcised.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

killed.

Matthew 5:12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

Matthew 21:35-39 And the farmers took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another...

Matthew 23:31-35,37 Why you be witnesses to yourselves, that you are the children of them which killed the prophets...

Matthew 27:25 Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.

Luke 11:48-51 Truly you bear witness that you allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and you build their sepulchers...

Luke 13:33,34 Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem...

Acts 2:23 Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, you have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain:

Acts 3:15 And killed the Prince of life, whom God has raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.

Acts 4:10 Be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified...

Acts 5:30 The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you slew and hanged on a tree.

Acts 7:52 Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which showed before of the coming of the Just One...

persecuted us. or, chased us out.

Amos 7:12 Also Amaziah said to Amos, O you seer, go, flee you away into the land of Judah, and there eat bread, and prophesy there:

Acts 22:18-21 And saw him saying to me, Make haste, and get you quickly out of Jerusalem: for they will not receive your testimony concerning me...

please.

Acts 12:3 And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. (Then were the days of unleavened bread.)

1 Corinthians 10:5 But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.

contrary.

Esther 3:8 And Haman said to king Ahasuerus...

Luke 11:52,53 Woe to you, lawyers! for you have taken away the key of knowledge: you entered not in yourselves...

Cross References
Jeremiah 2:30
In vain have I struck your children; they took no correction; your own sword devoured your prophets like a ravening lion.

Matthew 5:12
Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Luke 24:20
and how our chief priests and rulers delivered him up to be condemned to death, and crucified him.

Acts 2:23
this Jesus, delivered up according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified and killed by the hands of lawless men.

Acts 7:52
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whom you have now betrayed and murdered,

2 Corinthians 11:26
on frequent journeys, in danger from rivers, danger from robbers, danger from my own people, danger from Gentiles, danger in the city, danger in the wilderness, danger at sea, danger from false brothers;

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