Why when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;
Treasury of Scripture
1 Thessalonians 3:5 For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you...
1 Thessalonians 2:17 But we, brothers, being taken from you for a short time in presence, not in heart...
Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name...
Jeremiah 44:22 So that the LORD could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, and because of the abominations which you have committed...
2 Corinthians 2:13 I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but taking my leave of them, I went from there into Macedonia.
2 Corinthians 11:29,30 Who is weak, and I am not weak? who is offended, and I burn not...
Acts 17:15 And they that conducted Paul brought him to Athens: and receiving a commandment to Silas and Timotheus for to come to him with all speed...
1Why when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone; 2And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort you concerning your faith: 3That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto. 4For truly, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and you know. 5For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labor be in vain.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left behind at Athens alone;
For which cause, forbearing no longer, we thought it good to remain at Athens alone:
Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore, being no longer able to refrain ourselves, we thought good to be left alone in Athens,
King James Bible
Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;
Young's Literal Translation
Wherefore no longer forbearing, we thought good to be left in Athens alone,