1 Thessalonians 1:7
New International Version
And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.

New Living Translation
As a result, you have become an example to all the believers in Greece—throughout both Macedonia and Achaia.

English Standard Version
so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.

Berean Study Bible
As a result, you have become an example to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.

Berean Literal Bible
so as for you to became an example to all the believing ones in Macedonia and in Achaia.

King James Bible
So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia.

New King James Version
so that you became examples to all in Macedonia and Achaia who believe.

New American Standard Bible
so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.

NASB 1995
so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.

NASB 1977
so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.

Amplified Bible
so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.

Christian Standard Bible
As a result, you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As a result, you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.

American Standard Version
so that ye became an ensample to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you have been a model to all believers who are in Macedonia and in Akaia.

Contemporary English Version
You became an example for all the Lord's followers in Macedonia and Achaia.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So that you were made a pattern to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.

English Revised Version
so that ye became an ensample to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.

Good News Translation
So you became an example to all believers in Macedonia and Achaia.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This way, you became a model for all the believers in the province of Macedonia and Greece.

International Standard Version
As a result, you became a model for all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.

Literal Standard Version
so that you became patterns to all those believing in Macedonia and Achaia,

NET Bible
As a result you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.

New Heart English Bible
so that you became an example to all who believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.

Weymouth New Testament
so that you became a pattern to all the believers throughout Macedonia and Greece.

World English Bible
so that you became an example to all who believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.

Young's Literal Translation
so that ye became patterns to all those believing in Macedonia and Achaia,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Greetings to the Thessalonians
6And you became imitators of us and of the Lord when you welcomed the message with the joy of the Holy Spirit, in spite of your great suffering. 7As a result, you have become an example to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia. 8For not only did the message of the Lord ring out from you to Macedonia and Achaia, but your faith in God has gone out to every place, so that we have no need to say anything more.…

Cross References
Acts 18:12
While Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews coordinated an attack on Paul and brought him before the judgment seat.

Acts 19:21
After these things had happened, Paul resolved in the Spirit to go to Jerusalem after he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia. "After I have been there," he said, "I must see Rome as well."

Romans 15:26
For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

1 Thessalonians 4:10
And you are indeed showing this love to all the brothers throughout Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers, to excel more and more

1 Peter 5:3
not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.


Treasury of Scripture

So that you were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia.

ensamples.

1 Thessalonians 4:10
And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more;

1 Timothy 4:12
Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Titus 2:7
In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

in.

1 Thessalonians 1:8
For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.

Acts 16:12
And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of that part of Macedonia, and a colony: and we were in that city abiding certain days.

Acts 1:13
And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the brother of James.









(7) "Your zeal was so great and sincere that you, in your turn, became a model: for even in far-away countries the tale of your conversion is told with wonder."

Ensamples.--Probably the singular should be read: the whole church became a model church.

To all that believe--i.e., now; not to those that then believed; Philippi was the only such church.

Macedonia and Achaia.--These two provinces comprised all Roman Greece. The influence of the Thessalonians spreads far beyond their own country.

Verse 7. - So that ye were ensamples. The word here rendered "ensamples" literally signifies "types." It is used to denote a form or figure (Acts 7:43), a model or likeness (Acts 7:44), a mark or impression (John 20:25). Hence, in a metaphorical sense, it came to signify an example, a pattern for imitation. "Now these things are our examples" (1 Corinthians 10:6). To all that believe - to all believers - in Macedonia and Achaia. These are the two provinces into which ancient Greece was divided by the Romans, each of which was governed by a proconsul Macedonia was the northern portion, including Macedonia proper, Epirus and Illyricum; at first it was divided into four districts, but afterwards united into one province, of which Thessalonica was constituted the capital. Achaia was the southern portion of ancient Greece, including the Peloponnesus, Attica, Boeotia, etc., and, until recently, was nearly of the same dimensions with the modern kingdom of Greece; its capital was Corinth.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
As a result,
ὥστε (hōste)
Conjunction
Strong's 5620: So that, therefore, so then, so as to. From hos and te; so too, i.e. Thus therefore.

you
ὑμᾶς (hymas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

have become
γενέσθαι (genesthai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Middle
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

an example
τύπον (typon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5179: From tupto; a die, i.e. a stamp or scar; by analogy, a shape, i.e. A statue, style or resemblance; specially, a sampler, i.e. A model or instance.

to all
πᾶσιν (pasin)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

the
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

believers
πιστεύουσιν (pisteuousin)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4100: From pistis; to have faith, i.e. Credit; by implication, to entrust.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

Macedonia
Μακεδονίᾳ (Makedonia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3109: (Hebrew), Macedonia, a Roman province north of Achaia (Greece). From Makedon; Macedonia, a region of Greece.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

Achaia.
Ἀχαΐᾳ (Achaia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 882: Achaia, a country of Europe.


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