New International Version
Therefore, brothers and sisters, in all our distress and persecution we were encouraged about you because of your faith.
King James Bible
Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:
Darby Bible Translation
for this reason we have been comforted in you, brethren, in all our distress and tribulation, through your faith,
World English Bible
for this cause, brothers, we were comforted over you in all our distress and affliction through your faith.
Young's Literal Translation
because of this we were comforted, brethren, over you, in all our tribulation and necessity, through your faith,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Therefore - we were comforted - My afflictions and persecutions seemed trifles when I heard of your perseverance in the faith.
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LibraryWhether the Movement of the Saints Will be Instantaneous?
Objection 1: It would seem that movement of the saints will be instantaneous. For Augustine says (De Civ. Dei xxii, 30) that "wherever the spirit listeth there will the body be." Now the movement of the will, whereby the spirit wishes to be anywhere, is instantaneous. Therefore the body's movement will be instantaneous. Objection 2: Further, the Philosopher (Phys. iv, 8) proves that there is no movement through a vacuum, because it would follow that something moves instantaneously, since a vacuum …
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1 Thessalonians 3:6
But Timothy has just now come to us from you and has brought good news about your faith and love. He has told us that you always have pleasant memories of us and that you long to see us, just as we also long to see you.
1 Thessalonians 3:8
For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord.
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