2 Thessalonians 1:5
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New International Version
All this is evidence that God's judgment is right, and as a result you will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering.

New Living Translation
And God will use this persecution to show his justice and to make you worthy of his Kingdom, for which you are suffering.

English Standard Version
This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering—

Berean Study Bible
All this is clear evidence of God's righteous judgment. And so you will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering.

Berean Literal Bible
This is a plain token of the righteous judgment of God, for you to be accounted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which also you suffer.

New American Standard Bible
This is a plain indication of God's righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.

King James Bible
Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is a clear evidence of God's righteous judgment that you will be counted worthy of God's kingdom, for which you also are suffering,

International Standard Version
This is evidence of God's righteous judgment and is intended to make you worthy of God's kingdom, for which you are suffering.

NET Bible
This is evidence of God's righteous judgment, to make you worthy of the kingdom of God, for which in fact you are suffering.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For a demonstration of the just judgment of God, that you may be worthy of his Kingdom, for whose sake you suffer.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your suffering proves that God's judgment is right and that you are considered worthy of his kingdom.

New American Standard 1977
This is a plain indication of God’s righteous judgment so that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.

Jubilee Bible 2000
in testimony of the just judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer,

King James 2000 Bible
Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer:

American King James Version
Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer:

American Standard Version
which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God; to the end that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For an example of the just judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which also you suffer.

Darby Bible Translation
a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that ye should be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for the sake of which ye also suffer;

English Revised Version
which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God; to the end that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Webster's Bible Translation
Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Weymouth New Testament
For these are a plain token of God's righteous judgement, which has in view your being deemed worthy of admission to God's Kingdom, for the sake of which, indeed, you are sufferers.

World English Bible
This is an obvious sign of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that you may be counted worthy of the Kingdom of God, for which you also suffer.

Young's Literal Translation
a token of the righteous judgment of God, for your being counted worthy of the reign of God, for which also ye suffer,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:5-10 Religion, if worth anything, is worth every thing; and those have no religion, or none worth having, or know not how to value it, cannot find their hearts to suffer for it. We cannot by all our sufferings, any more than by our services, merit heaven; but by our patience under sufferings, we are prepared for the promised joy. Nothing more strongly marks a man for eternal ruin, than a spirit of persecution and enmity to the name and people of God. God will trouble those that trouble his people. And there is a rest for the people of God; a rest from sin and sorrow. The certainty of future recompence is proved by the righteousness of God. The thoughts of this should be terrible to wicked men, and support the righteous. Faith, looking to the great day, is enabled partly to understand the book of providence, which appears confused to unbelievers. The Lord Jesus will in that day appear from heaven. He will come in the glory and power of the upper world. His light will be piercing, and his power consuming, to all who in that day shall be found as chaff. This appearance will be terrible to those that know not God, especially to those who rebel against revelation, and obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. This is the great crime of multitudes, the gospel is revealed, and they will not believe it; or if they pretend to believe, they will not obey it. Believing the truths of the gospel, is in order to our obeying the precepts of the gospel. Though sinners may be long spared, they will be punished at last. They did sin's work, and must receive sin's wages. Here God punishes sinners by creatures as instruments; but then, it will be destruction from the Almighty; and who knows the power of his anger? It will be a joyful day to some, to the saints, to those who believe and obey the gospel. In that bright and blessed day, Christ Jesus will be glorified and admired by his saints. And Christ will be glorified and admired in them. His grace and power will be shown, when it shall appear what he has purchased for, and wrought in, and bestowed upon those who believe in him. Lord, if the glory put upon thy saints shall be thus admired, how much more shalt thou be admired, as the Bestower of that glory! The glory of thy justice in the damnation of the wicked will be admired, but not as the glory of thy mercy in the salvation of believers. How will this strike the adoring angels with holy admiration, and transport thy admiring saints with eternal rapture! The meanest believer shall enjoy more than the most enlarged heart can imagine while we are here; Christ will be admired in all those that believe, the meanest believer not excepted.
Study Bible
Christ's Coming
4That is why we boast among God’s churches about your perseverance and faith in the face of all the persecution and affliction you are enduring. 5All this is clear evidence of God’s righteous judgment. And so you will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering. 6After all, it is only right for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,…
Cross References
Luke 20:35
But those who are considered worthy to share in the age to come and in the resurrection from the dead will neither marry nor be given in marriage.

Romans 2:5
But because of your hard and unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of wrath, when God's righteous judgment will be revealed.

Philippians 1:28
without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a clear sign of their destruction but of your salvation, and it is from God.

2 Thessalonians 1:11
To this end, we always pray for you, that our God will count you worthy of His calling, and that He will powerfully fulfill your every good desire and work of faith,
Treasury of Scripture

Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer:

manifest.

2 Thessalonians 1:6 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation …

Philippians 1:28 And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an …

1 Peter 4:14-18 If you be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are you; for the …

righteous.

Job 8:3 Does God pervert judgment? or does the Almighty pervert justice?

Psalm 9:7,8 But the LORD shall endure for ever: he has prepared his throne for judgment…

Psalm 33:5 He loves righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness …

Psalm 50:6 And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge …

Psalm 72:2 He shall judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with judgment.

Psalm 99:4 The king's strength also loves judgment; you do establish equity, …

Psalm 111:7 The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.

Jeremiah 9:24 But let him that glories glory in this, that he understands and knows …

Daniel 4:37 Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, …

Romans 2:5 But after your hardness and impenitent heart treasure up to yourself …

Revelation 15:4 Who shall not fear you, O Lord, and glorify your name? for you only …

Revelation 16:7 And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, …

Revelation 19:2 For true and righteous are his judgments: for he has judged the great …

may.

2 Thessalonians 1:11 Why also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy …

Luke 20:35 But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and …

Luke 21:36 Watch you therefore, and pray always, that you may be accounted worthy …

Acts 13:46 Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that …

Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk …

Colossians 1:12 Giving thanks to the Father, which has made us meet to be partakers …

Revelation 3:4 You have a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their …

for.

2 Thessalonians 1:7 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall …

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue …

Romans 8:17 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; …

1 Thessalonians 2:14 For you, brothers, became followers of the churches of God which …

2 Timothy 2:12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also …

Hebrews 10:32,33 But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after you were …

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