2 Thessalonians 3:12
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English Standard Version
Now such persons we command and encourage in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.

King James Bible
Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

American Standard Version
Now them that are such we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
Now them that are such we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

Weymouth New Testament
To persons of that sort our injunction--and our command by the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ--is that they are to work quietly and eat their own honestly-earned bread.

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Vincent's Word Studies

With quietness - work

See on study to be quiet, 1 Thessalonians 4:11.

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we. See on ver.

2 Thessalonians 3:6 Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ...

that with.

Genesis 49:14,15 Issachar is a strong donkey couching down between two burdens...

Proverbs 17:1 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.

Ecclesiastes 4:6 Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.

Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good...

1 Thessalonians 4:11 And that you study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;

1 Timothy 2:2 For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

eat. See on ver.

2 Thessalonians 3:8 Neither did we eat any man's bread for nothing; but worked with labor and travail night and day...

Luke 11:3 Give us day by day our daily bread.

Cross References
1 Thessalonians 4:1
Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more.

1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you,

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