New Living Translation
For you know that you ought to imitate us. We were not idle when we were with you.
King James Bible
For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;
Darby Bible Translation
For ye know yourselves how ye ought to imitate us, because we have not walked disorderly among you;
World English Bible
For you know how you ought to imitate us. For we didn't behave ourselves rebelliously among you,
Young's Literal Translation
for yourselves have known how it behoveth you to imitate us, because we did not act disorderly among you;
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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 …
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1 Thessalonians 1:6
So you received the message with joy from the Holy Spirit in spite of the severe suffering it brought you. In this way, you imitated both us and the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 5:14
Brothers and sisters, we urge you to warn those who are lazy. Encourage those who are timid. Take tender care of those who are weak. Be patient with everyone.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
And now, dear brothers and sisters, we give you this command in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ: Stay away from all believers who live idle lives and don't follow the tradition they received from us.
2 Thessalonians 3:9
We certainly had the right to ask you to feed us, but we wanted to give you an example to follow.
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