New International Version
As for other matters, brothers and sisters, pray for us that the message of the Lord may spread rapidly and be honored, just as it was with you.
King James Bible
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:
Darby Bible Translation
For the rest, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run and be glorified, even as also with you;
World English Bible
Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may spread rapidly and be glorified, even as also with you;
Young's Literal Translation
As to the rest, pray ye, brethren, concerning us, that the word of the Lord may run and may be glorified, as also with you,
2 Thessalonians 3:1 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Finally, brethren - The words το λοιπον do not mean finally, but, furthermore - to come to a conclusion - what remains is this - I shall only add - any of these phrases expresses the sense of the original.
Pray for us - God, in the order of his grace and providence, has made even the success of his Gospel dependent, in a certain measure, on the prayers of his followers. Why he should do so we cannot tell, but that he has done so we know; and they are not a little criminal who neglect to make fervent supplications for the prosperity of the cause of God.
May have free course - They were to pray that the doctrine of the Lord, ὁ λογος του Κυριου, might run, τρεχῃ, an allusion to the races in the Olympic games: that, as it had already got into the stadium or race course, and had started fairly, so it might run on, get to the goal, and be glorified; i.e., gain the crown, appointed for him that should get first to the end of the course.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
have free course. Gr. run, be.
LibraryThe Lord of Peace and the Peace of the Lord
'Now the Lord of Peace Himself give you peace always, by all means. The Lord be with you all.'--2 THESS. iii. 16. We have reached here the last of the brief outbursts of prayer which characterise this letter, and bear witness to the Apostle's affection for his Thessalonian converts. It is the deepening of the ordinary Jewish formula of meeting and parting. We find that, in most of his letters, the Apostle begins with wishing 'grace and peace,' and closes with an echo of the wish. 'Peace be unto …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Patience of Christ.
Fifteenth Lesson. If Two Agree
There Also is Said at what Work the Apostle Wrought. ...
2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.
1 Thessalonians 1:8
The Lord's message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia--your faith in God has become known everywhere. Therefore we do not need to say anything about it,
1 Thessalonians 4:1
As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more.
1 Thessalonians 5:25
Brothers and sisters, pray for us.
Jump to PreviousCourse Displayed Finally Forward Free Glorified Glory Honored Lord's Message Prayer Rapidly Rest Speed Spread Triumph Word
Jump to NextCourse Displayed Finally Forward Free Glorified Glory Honored Lord's Message Prayer Rapidly Rest Speed Spread Triumph Word
Links2 Thessalonians 3:1 NIV
2 Thessalonians 3:1 NLT
2 Thessalonians 3:1 ESV
2 Thessalonians 3:1 NASB
2 Thessalonians 3:1 KJV
2 Thessalonians 3:1 Bible Apps
2 Thessalonians 3:1 Biblia Paralela
2 Thessalonians 3:1 Chinese Bible
2 Thessalonians 3:1 French Bible
2 Thessalonians 3:1 German Bible
2 Thessalonians 3:1 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.