For 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.
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1 Thessalonians 3:1 Why when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;
1 Thessalonians 3:2,6 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you...
Acts 15:36 And some days after Paul said to Barnabas...
2 Corinthians 7:5-7 For, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fights...
Matthew 4:3 And when the tempter came to him, he said, If you be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.
1 Corinthians 7:5 Defraud you not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer...
2 Corinthians 2:11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
2 Corinthians 11:2,3,13-15 For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband...
Galatians 1:6-9 I marvel that you are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ to another gospel...
Ephesians 4:14 That we from now on be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men...
James 1:13,14 Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempts he any man...
and our. See on ch.
1 Thessalonians 2:1 For yourselves, brothers, know our entrance in to you, that it was not in vain:
Isaiah 49:4 Then I said, I have labored in vain, I have spent my strength for nothing, and in vain: yet surely my judgment is with the LORD...
Galatians 2:2 And I went up by revelation, and communicated to them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles...
Galatians 4:11 I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed on you labor in vain.
Philippians 2:16 Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain.
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
For this cause I also, when I could no longer forbear, sent that I might know your faith, lest by any means the tempter had tempted you, and our labor should be in vain.
For this cause also, I, forbearing no longer, sent to know your faith: lest perhaps he that tempteth should have tempted you, and our labour should be made vain.
Darby Bible Translation
For this reason I also, no longer able to refrain myself, sent to know your faith, lest perhaps the tempter had tempted you and our labour should be come to nothing.
King James Bible
For 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 labour be in vain.
Young's Literal Translation
because of this also, I, no longer forbearing, did send to know your faith, lest he who is tempting did tempt you, and in vain might be our labour.