New Living Translation
We command such people and urge them in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and work 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.
Darby Bible Translation
Now such we enjoin and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that working quietly they eat their own bread.
World English Bible
Now those who are that way, we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
Young's Literal Translation
and such we command and exhort through our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness working, their own bread they may eat;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:12 Work quietly - Letting the concerns of other people alone.
LibraryBut when He Might Use to Work, that Is...
15. But when he might use to work, that is, in what spaces of time, that he might not be hindered from preaching the Gospel, who can make out? Though, truly, that he wrought at hours of both day and night himself hath not left untold.  Yet these men truly, who as though very full of business and occupation inquire about the time of working, what do they? Have they from Jerusalem round about even to Illyricum filled the lands with the Gospel?  or whatever of barbarian nations hath remained …
St. Augustine—Of the Work of Monks.
For He Himself Also, with an Eye to the Like Necessities of Saints...
First Then we Ought to Demonstrate that the Blessed Apostle Paul Willed the Servants...
1 Thessalonians 4:1
Finally, dear brothers and sisters, we urge you in the name of the Lord Jesus to live in a way that pleases God, as we have taught you. You live this way already, and we encourage you to do so even more.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
Make it your goal to live a quiet life, minding your own business and working with your hands, just as we instructed you before.
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Jump to NextAuthority Bread Christ Command Earn Eat Exhort Fashion Injunction Jesus Orders Persons Quiet Quietly Quietness Request Settle Sort Urge Way Work Working
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