New American Standard Bible
For you know what commandments we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus.
King James Bible
For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.
Darby Bible Translation
For ye know what charges we gave you through the Lord Jesus.
World English Bible
For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus.
Young's Literal Translation
for ye have known what commands we gave you through the Lord Jesus,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For ye know what commandments - It was but a short time since Paul was with them, and they could not but recollect the rules of living which he had laid down.
By the Lord Jesus - By the authority of the Lord Jesus. Some of those rules, or commandments, the apostle refers to, probably, in the following verses.
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1 Thessalonians 4:1
Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.
1 Thessalonians 4:3
For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that is, that you abstain from sexual immorality;
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