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The most popular Bible verses from 1 Thessalonians

Found 89 Verses

1 Thessalonians 4:13

Bible Rank: 146
Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest, who have no hope. NIV
Now also we would not have you ignorant, brethren, about those who fall asleep [in death], that you may not grieve [for them] as the rest do who have no hope [beyond the grave]. AMP
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. KJV

1 Thessalonians 4:16

Bible Rank: 395
For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. NIV
For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a loud cry of summons, with the shout of an archangel, and with the blast of the trumpet of God. And those who have departed this life in Christ will rise first. AMP
For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: KJV

1 Thessalonians 2:3

Bible Rank: 475
For the appeal we make does not spring from error or impure motives, nor are we trying to trick you. NIV
For our appeal [in preaching] does not [originate] from delusion or error or impure purpose or motive, nor in fraud or deceit. AMP
For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: KJV

1 Thessalonians 5:6

Bible Rank: 692
So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober. NIV
Accordingly then, let us not sleep, as the rest do, but let us keep wide awake (alert, watchful, cautious, and on our guard) and let us be sober (calm, collected, and circumspect). AMP
Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober. KJV

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Bible Rank: 763
May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. NIV
And may the God of peace Himself sanctify you through and through [separate you from profane things, make you pure and wholly consecrated to God]; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved sound and complete [and found] blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah). AMP
And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. KJV

1 Thessalonians 4:5

Bible Rank: 780
Not in passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God NIV
Not [to be used] in the passion of lust like the heathen, who are ignorant of the true God and have no knowledge of His will AMP
Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God: KJV

1 Thessalonians 5:17

Bible Rank: 995
Pray continually, NIV
Be unceasing in prayer [praying perseveringly] AMP
Pray without ceasing. KJV

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Bible Rank: 1,185
But test them all; hold on to what is good NIV
But test and prove all things [until you can recognize] what is good; [to that] hold fast. AMP
Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. KJV

1 Thessalonians 5:16

Bible Rank: 1,206
Rejoice always NIV
Be happy [in your faith] and rejoice and be glad-hearted continually (always) AMP
Rejoice evermore. KJV

1 Thessalonians 4:3

Bible Rank: 1,389
It is God's will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality NIV
For this is the will of God, that you should be consecrated (separated and set apart for pure and holy living): that you should abstain and shrink from all sexual vice AMP
For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: KJV

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