1 Thessalonians 2:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
235 [e]Ἀλλὰ
alla
ButConj
1096 [e]ἐγενήθημεν
egenēthēmen
we wereV-AIP-1P
3516 [e]ἤπιοι
ēpioi
gentleAdj-NMP
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
3319 [e]μέσῳ
mesō
[the] midstAdj-DNS
4771 [e]ὑμῶν,
hymōn
of you,PPro-G2P
5613 [e]ὡς
hōs
asAdv
1437 [e]ἐὰν
ean
ifConj
5162 [e]τροφὸς
trophos
a nursing motherN-NFS
2282 [e]θάλπῃ
thalpē
would cherishV-PSA-3S
3588 [e]τὰ
ta
- Art-ANP
1438 [e]ἑαυτῆς
heautēs
her ownRefPro-GF3S
5043 [e]τέκνα·
tekna
children.N-ANP









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:7 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
δυνάμενοι ἐν βάρει εἶναι ὡς Χριστοῦ ἀπόστολοι· ἀλλὰ ἐγενήθημεν ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν, ὡς ἐὰν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα·

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:7 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
δυνάμενοι ἐν βάρει εἶναι ὡς Χριστοῦ ἀπόστολοι· ἀλλὰ ἐγενήθημεν νήπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν, ὡς ἐὰν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα·

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:7 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ἀλλὰ ἐγενήθημεν νήπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν, ὡς ἐὰν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα·

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:7 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
ἀλλ’ ἐγενήθημεν ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν ὡς ἂν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα·

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:7 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ἀλλ’ ἐγενήθημεν ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν, ὡς ἂν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα·

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:7 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἀλλά γίνομαι ἤπιος ἐν μέσος ὑμεῖς ὡς ἐάν τροφός θάλπω ὁ ἑαυτοῦ τέκνον

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:7 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἀλλ’ ἐγενήθημεν ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν ὡς ἂν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:7 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἀλλ' ἐγενήθημεν ἤπιοι ἐν μέσῳ ὑμῶν ὡς ἂν τροφὸς θάλπῃ τὰ ἑαυτῆς τέκνα

1 Thessalonians 2:7 Hebrew Bible
אבל הלכנו לאט בתוככם כאמנת מפנקת את בניה׃

1 Thessalonians 2:7 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܠܐ ܗܘܝܢ ܒܝܢܬܟܘܢ ܡܟܝܟܐ ܘܐܝܟ ܡܪܒܝܢܝܬܐ ܕܡܚܒܒܐ ܒܢܝܗ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But we proved to be gentle among you, as a nursing mother tenderly cares for her own children.

King James Bible
But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Although we could have been a burden as Christ's apostles, instead we were gentle among you, as a nursing mother nurtures her own children.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

we.

Genesis 33:13,14 And he said to him, My lord knows that the children are tender, and …

Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs …

Ezekiel 34:14-16 I will feed them in a good pasture, and on the high mountains of …

Matthew 11:29,30 Take my yoke on you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in …

John 21:15-17 So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of …

1 Corinthians 2:3 And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.

1 Corinthians 9:22 To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made …

2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, …

2 Corinthians 13:4 For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he lives by the …

Galatians 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, …

2 Timothy 2:24,25 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle to all …

James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, …

as.

1 Thessalonians 2:11 As you know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of …

Numbers 11:12 Have I conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that you …

Isaiah 49:23 And kings shall be your nursing fathers, and their queens your nursing …

Isaiah 66:13 As one whom his mother comforts, so will I comfort you; and you shall …

Acts 13:18 And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness.

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