1 Thessalonians 4:14
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English Standard Version
For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.

King James Bible
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

American Standard Version
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also that are fallen asleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For if we believe that Jesus died, and rose again; even so them who have slept through Jesus, will God bring with him.

English Revised Version
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also that are fallen asleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

Webster's Bible Translation
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also who sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

Weymouth New Testament
For if we believe that Jesus has died and risen again, we also believe that, through Jesus, God will bring with Him those who shall have passed away.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him (καὶ ὁ θεὸς τοὺς κοιμηθέντας διὰ τοῦ Ἱησοῦ ἄξει σὺν αὐτῷ).

(1) Which sleep should be, which have been laid asleep or have fallen asleep, giving the force of the passive.

(2) Διὰ τοῦ Ἱησοῦ can by no possibility be rendered in Jesus, which would be ἐν Ἱησοῦ: see 1 Corinthians 15:18; 1 Thessalonians 4:16. It must mean through or by means of Jesus.

(3) The attempt to construe διὰ τοῦ Ἱησοῦ with τοὺς κοιμηθέντας those who have fallen asleep by means of Jesus, gives an awkward and forced interpretation. It has been explained by supposing a reference to martyrs who have died by Jesus; because of their faith in him. In that case we should expect the accusative, διὰ τὸν Ἱησοῦν on account of or for the sake of Jesus. Moreover Paul is not accentuating that idea. Κοιμηθέντας would be universally understood by the church as referring to the death of Christians, so that by Jesus would be superfluous.

(4) Διὰ τοῦ Ἱησοῦ should be construed with ἄξει will bring. Rend. the whole: them also that are fallen asleep will God through Jesus bring with him. Jesus is thus represented as the agent of the resurrection. See 1 Corinthians 15:21; John 5:28; John 6:39, John 6:44, John 6:54. Bring (ἄξει) is used instead of ἐγειρεῖ shall raise up, because the thought of separation was prominent in the minds of the Thessalonians.

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if we.

Isaiah 26:19 Your dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, you that dwell in dust...

Romans 8:11 But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you...

1 Corinthians 15:12-23 Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead...

2 Corinthians 4:13,14 We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe...

Revelation 1:18 I am he that lives, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for ever more, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.

sleep.

1 Thessalonians 4:13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning them which are asleep, that you sorrow not...

1 Thessalonians 3:13 To the end he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before God, even our Father...

1 Corinthians 15:18 Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished.

Revelation 14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from now on: Yes, said the Spirit...

God.

1 Thessalonians 4:17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air...

Genesis 49:19 Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last.

Zechariah 14:15 And so shall be the plague of the horse, of the mule, of the camel, and of the donkey, and of all the beasts that shall be in these tents...

Matthew 24:31 And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds...

1 Corinthians 15:23 But every man in his own order: Christ the first fruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.

Philippians 3:20,21 For our conversation is in heaven; from where also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ...

2 Thessalonians 2:1 Now we beseech you, brothers, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together to him,

Jude 1:14,15 And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his saints...

Cross References
Romans 14:9
For to this end Christ died and lived again, that he might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.

1 Corinthians 15:14
And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain.

1 Corinthians 15:18
Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

2 Corinthians 4:14
knowing that he who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus and bring us with you into his presence.

1 Thessalonians 4:13
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.

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