1 Thessalonians 5:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3752 [e]ὅταν
hotan
For whenConj
3004 [e]λέγωσιν
legōsin
they might say,V-PSA-3P
1515 [e]Εἰρήνη
Eirēnē
PeaceN-NFS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
803 [e]ἀσφάλεια,
asphaleia
security,N-NFS
5119 [e]τότε
tote
thenAdv
160 [e]αἰφνίδιος
aiphnidios
suddenlyAdj-NMS
846 [e]αὐτοῖς
autois
upon themPPro-DM3P
2186 [e]ἐφίσταται*
ephistatai
comesV-PIM/P-3S
3639 [e]ὄλεθρος
olethros
destruction,N-NMS
5618 [e]ὥσπερ
hōsper
asAdv
3588 [e]
theArt-NFS
5604 [e]ὠδὶν
ōdin
labor painsN-NFS
3588 [e]τῇ
to herArt-DFS
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
1064 [e]γαστρὶ
gastri
wombN-DFS
2192 [e]ἐχούσῃ,
echousē
having;V-PPA-DFS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3756 [e]οὐ
ou
noAdv
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
1628 [e]ἐκφύγωσιν.
ekphygōsin
shall they escape.V-ASA-3P









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 5:3 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ὅταν λέγωσιν Εἰρήνη καὶ ἀσφάλεια, τότε αἰφνίδιος αὐτοῖς ἐπίσταται ὄλεθρος ὥσπερ ἡ ὠδὶν τῇ ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσῃ, καὶ οὐ μὴ ἐκφύγωσιν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 5:3 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ὅταν λέγωσιν Εἰρήνη καὶ ἀσφάλεια, τότε αἰφνίδιος αὐτοῖς ἐπίσταται ὄλεθρος ὥσπερ ἡ ὠδὶν τῇ ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσῃ, καὶ οὐ μὴ ἐκφύγωσιν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 5:3 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ὅταν λέγωσιν Εἰρήνη καὶ ἀσφάλεια, τότε αἰφνίδιος αὐτοῖς ἐπίσταται / ἐφίσταται ὄλεθρος ὥσπερ ἡ ὠδὶν τῇ ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσῃ, καὶ οὐ μὴ ἐκφύγωσιν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 5:3 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
ὅταν γὰρ λέγωσιν, Εἰρήνη καὶ ἀσφάλεια, τότε αἰφνίδιος αὐτοῖς ἐφίσταται ὄλεθρος, ὥσπερ ἡ ὠδὶν τῇ ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσῃ, καὶ οὐ μὴ ἐκφύγωσιν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 5:3 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ὅταν λέγωσιν, εἰρήνη καὶ ἀσφάλεια, τότε αἰφνίδιος αὐτοῖς ἐφίσταται ὄλεθρος, ὥσπερ ἡ ὠδὶν τῇ ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσῃ, καὶ οὐ μὴ ἐκφύγωσιν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 5:3 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ὅταν λέγω εἰρήνη καί ἀσφάλεια τότε αἰφνίδιος αὐτός ἐπίσταμαι ὄλεθρος ὥσπερ ὁ ὠδίν ὁ ἐν γαστήρ ἔχω καί οὐ μή ἐκφεύγω

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 5:3 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ὅταν γὰρ λέγωσιν, Εἰρήνη καὶ ἀσφάλεια, τότε αἰφνίδιος αὐτοῖς ἐφίσταται ὄλεθρος, ὥσπερ ἡ ὠδὶν τῇ ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσῃ, καὶ οὐ μὴ ἐκφύγωσιν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 5:3 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ὅταν γὰρ λέγωσιν Εἰρήνη καὶ ἀσφάλεια τότε αἰφνίδιος αὐτοῖς ἐφίσταται ὄλεθρος ὥσπερ ἡ ὠδὶν τῇ ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσῃ καὶ οὐ μὴ ἐκφύγωσιν

1 Thessalonians 5:3 Hebrew Bible
כי בעת אמרם שלום ושלוה יבא עליהם השבר פתאם כחבלים על ההרה ולא יוכלו להמלט׃

1 Thessalonians 5:3 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܟܕ ܢܐܡܪܘܢ ܕܫܠܡܐ ܗܘ ܘܫܝܢܐ ܘܗܝܕܝܢ ܡܢܫܠܝܐ ܢܩܘܡ ܥܠܝܗܘܢ ܐܒܕܢܐ ܐܝܟ ܚܒܠܐ ܥܠ ܒܛܢܬܐ ܘܠܐ ܢܡܕܘܢ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

King James Bible
For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When they say, "Peace and security," then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains come on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.
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then.

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as.

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