New International Version
God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you
King James Bible
Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;
Darby Bible Translation
if at least [it is a] righteous thing with God to render tribulation to those that trouble you,
World English Bible
Since it is a righteous thing with God to repay affliction to those who afflict you,
Young's Literal Translation
since it is a righteous thing with God to give back to those troubling you -- trouble,
2 Thessalonians 1:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Seeing it is a righteous thing - Though God neither rewards nor punishes in this life in a general way, yet he often gives proofs of his displeasure, especially against those who persecute his followers. They, therefore, who have given you tribulation, shall have tribulation in recompense.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
TEXT: "This is the will of God, even your sanctification."--1 Thess. 4:3. It is quite significant that the Apostle Paul writes explicitly concerning sanctification to a church in which he had such delight that he could write as follows: "Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the Church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, …
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot
Worthy of Your Calling
"There is Therefore Now no Condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who Walk not after the Flesh, but after the Spirit. "
Sanctions of Moral Law, Natural and Governmental.
If you listen carefully to what he says and do all that I say, I will be an enemy to your enemies and will oppose those who oppose you.
I said to myself, "God will bring into judgment both the righteous and the wicked, for there will be a time for every activity, a time to judge every deed."
"Summon archers against Babylon, all those who draw the bow. Encamp all around her; let no one escape. Repay her for her deeds; do to her as she has done. For she has defied the LORD, the Holy One of Israel.
Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for their wrongs, and there is no favoritism.
God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.
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