1 Thessalonians 5:27
New International Version
I charge you before the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers and sisters.

New Living Translation
I command you in the name of the Lord to read this letter to all the brothers and sisters.

English Standard Version
I put you under oath before the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers.

Berean Study Bible
I charge you before the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers.

Berean Literal Bible
I adjure you by the Lord, this letter to be read to all the brothers.

New American Standard Bible
I adjure you by the Lord to have this letter read to all the brethren.

King James Bible
I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.

Christian Standard Bible
I charge you by the Lord that this letter be read to all the brothers and sisters.

Contemporary English Version
In the name of the Lord I beg you to read this letter to all his followers.

Good News Translation
I urge you by the authority of the Lord to read this letter to all the believers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I charge you by the Lord that this letter be read to all the brothers.

International Standard Version
I order you by the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers.

NET Bible
I call on you solemnly in the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers and sisters.

New Heart English Bible
I solemnly command you by the Lord that this letter be read to all the holy brothers.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I bind you with an oath by Our Lord, that this letter will be read to all the holy brethren.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In the Lord's name, I order you to read this letter to all the brothers and sisters.

New American Standard 1977
I adjure you by the Lord to have this letter read to all the brethren.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.

King James 2000 Bible
I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.

American King James Version
I charge you by the Lord that this letter be read to all the holy brothers.

American Standard Version
I adjure you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the brethren.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I charge you by the Lord, that this epistle be read to all the holy brethren.

Darby Bible Translation
I adjure you by the Lord that the letter be read to all the [holy] brethren.

English Revised Version
I adjure you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the brethren.

Webster's Bible Translation
I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read to all the holy brethren.

Weymouth New Testament
I solemnly charge you in the Lord's name to have this Letter read to all the brethren.

World English Bible
I solemnly command you by the Lord that this letter be read to all the holy brothers.

Young's Literal Translation
I charge you by the Lord, that the letter be read to all the holy brethren;
Study Bible
Final Blessings
26Greet all the brothers with a holy kiss. 27I charge you before the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers. 28May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.…
Cross References
Acts 1:15
In those days Peter stood up among the brothers (a gathering of about a hundred and twenty) and said,

Colossians 4:16
After this letter has been read among you, make sure that it is also read in the church of the Laodiceans, and that you in turn read the letter from Laodicea.

Treasury of Scripture

I charge you by the Lord that this letter be read to all the holy brothers.

I charge.

1 Thessalonians 2:11
As ye know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children,

Numbers 27:23
And he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.

1 Kings 22:16
And the king said unto him, How many times shall I adjure thee that thou tell me nothing but that which is true in the name of the LORD?

that.

Colossians 4:16
And when this epistle is read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that ye likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.

2 Thessalonians 3:14
And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.

holy.

Hebrews 3:1
Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;







Lexicon
I charge
Ἐνορκίζω (Enorkizō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3726: To adjure by, charge solemnly by. From horkos; to put on oath, i.e. Make swear; by analogy, to solemnly enjoin.

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

[before] the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Lord
Κύριον (Kyrion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

[to have this]
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

letter
ἐπιστολὴν (epistolēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1992: A letter, dispatch, epistle, message. From epistello; a written message.

read
ἀναγνωσθῆναι (anagnōsthēnai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Passive
Strong's Greek 314: To read, know again, know certainly, recognize, discern. From ana and ginosko; to know again, i.e. to read.

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

brothers.
ἀδελφοῖς (adelphois)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.
(27) I charge you.--Adjure is much nearer the original word, which is as solemn as can be. What is the cause of such awful solemnity? The question has never been very satisfactorily answered. It certainly seems as if the contempt of discipline and partial alienation of clergy and laity implied in 1Thessalonians 5:12-13, might suggest to St. Paul a doubt whether his Epistle would reach all the Thessalonian Christians. At any rate, the adjuration marks his sense of the extreme importance of the letter; and perhaps the fact that this was his first pastoral letter may have made him more anxious to ensure its reception and success. It amounts to a claim to inspiration. (Comp. 1Thessalonians 4:15.) The emphasis seems to rest on the word "all ("holy" is an interpolation). The reading is of course a public reading in the celebration of the Communion, at which we know from several early Fathers that the writings of the Apostles were read aloud. (Comp. Colossians 4:16; 2Peter 3:15-16.) Baur thought the adjuration a mark of a forger, who wished to gain authority for his cento: Bishop Wordsworth well points out, on the contrary, what a splendid guarantee for the genuineness and integrity of the Epistles this constant recitation constituted.

Verse 27. - I charge you; namely, the presbyters. By the Lord; namely, Christ, an indirect proof of his Divinity, the adjuration being in his Name. The reason of this solemn charge was, not on account of any remissness on the part of the presbyters, but was occasioned by the earnestness of the apostle and by his consciousness that what he wrote was most important to the Thessalonians, and was the command of the Lord Jesus Christ. That this Epistle be read unto all the holy brethren; unto the Church of Thessalonica. 5:23-28 The apostle prays that they might be sanctified more perfectly, for the best are sanctified but in part while in this world; therefore we should pray for, and press toward, complete holiness. And as we must fall, if God did not carry on his good work in the soul, we should pray to God to perfect his work, till we are presented faultless before the throne of his glory. We should pray for one another; and brethren should thus express brotherly love. This epistle was to be read to all the brethren. Not only are the common people allowed to read the Scriptures, but it is their duty, and what they should be persuaded to do. The word of God should not be kept in an unknown tongue, but transplanted, that as all men are concerned to know the Scriptures, so they all may be able to read them. The Scriptures should be read in all public congregations, for the benefit of the unlearned especially. We need no more to make us happy, than to know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is an ever-flowing and an over-flowing fountain of grace to supply all our wants.
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