2 Thessalonians 3
brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:
2And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all men have
3But the Lord is faithful, who
shall stablish you, and keep you from evil.
we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that ye both do and will do the things which we command you.
5And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting
6Now we command you, brethren,
in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after
the tradition which he received of us.
yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;
8Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail
night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:
because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.
10For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should
11For we hear that there are some
which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
12Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work,
and eat their own bread.
13But ye, brethren,
be not weary in well doing.
14And if any man
obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.
15Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
16Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be
with you all.
17The salutation of Paul with
mine own hand, which is the token in every epistle: so I write.
grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.