2 Thessalonians 3:15
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New International Version
Yet do not regard them as an enemy, but warn them as you would a fellow believer.

New Living Translation
Don't think of them as enemies, but warn them as you would a brother or sister.

English Standard Version
Do not regard him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.

Berean Study Bible
Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.

Berean Literal Bible
And yet do not esteem him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

New American Standard Bible
Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

King James Bible
Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet don't treat him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.

International Standard Version
Yet, don't treat him like an enemy, but warn him like a brother.

NET Bible
Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

New Heart English Bible
Do not count him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And do not hold him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Yet, don't treat them like enemies, but instruct them like brothers and sisters.

New American Standard 1977
And yet do not regard him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

King James 2000 Bible
Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

American King James Version
Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

American Standard Version
And yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Yet do not esteem him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Darby Bible Translation
and do not esteem him as an enemy, but admonish [him] as a brother.

English Revised Version
And yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Webster's Bible Translation
Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Weymouth New Testament
And yet do not regard him as an enemy, but caution him as a brother.

World English Bible
Don't count him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

Young's Literal Translation
and as an enemy count him not, but admonish ye him as a brother;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:6-15 Those who have received the gospel, are to live according to the gospel. Such as could work, and would not, were not to be maintained in idleness. Christianity is not to countenance slothfulness, which would consume what is meant to encourage the industrious, and to support the sick and afflicted. Industry in our callings as men, is a duty required by our calling as Christians. But some expected to be maintained in idleness, and indulged a curious and conceited temper. They meddled with the concerns of others, and did much harm. It is a great error and abuse of religion, to make it a cloak for idleness or any other sin. The servant who waits for the coming of his Lord aright, must be working as his Lord has commanded. If we are idle, the devil and a corrupt heart will soon find us somewhat to do. The mind of man is a busy thing; if it is not employed in doing good, it will be doing evil. It is an excellent, but rare union, to be active in our own business, yet quiet as to other people's. If any refused to labour with quietness, they were to note him with censure, and to separate from his company, yet they were to seek his good by loving admonitions. The Lords is with you while you are with him. Hold on your way, and hold on to the end. We must never give over, or tire in our work. It will be time enough to rest when we come to heaven.
Study Bible
Warning against Irresponsibility
14Take note of anyone who does not obey the instructions we have given in this letter. Do not associate with him, so that he may be ashamed. 15Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother. 16Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.…
Cross References
Matthew 18:15
If your brother sins against you, go and confront him privately. If he listens to you, you have won your brother over.

Galatians 6:1
Brothers, if someone is caught in a trespass, you who are spiritual should restore him with a spirit of gentleness. But watch yourself, or you also may be tempted.

1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we urge you, brothers, to admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, and be patient with everyone.

2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from any brother who leads an undisciplined life that is not in keeping with the tradition you received from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:13
But as for you, brothers, do not grow weary in well-doing.
Treasury of Scripture

Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

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2 Corinthians 10:8 For though I should boast somewhat more of our authority, which the …

2 Corinthians 13:10 Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I …

Galatians 6:1 Brothers, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you which are spiritual, …

1 Thessalonians 5:14 Now we exhort you, brothers, warn them that are unruly, comfort the …

Jude 1:22,23 And of some have compassion, making a difference…

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Proverbs 25:12 As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise …

Matthew 18:15 Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you, go and tell …

1 Corinthians 4:14 I write not these things to shame you, but as my beloved sons I warn you.

Titus 3:10 A man that is an heretic after the first and second admonition reject;

James 5:19,20 Brothers, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him…

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