2 Thessalonians 2:13
Good News Translation
We must thank God at all times for you, friends, you whom the Lord loves. For God chose you as the first to be saved by the Spirit's power to make you his holy people and by your faith in the truth.

Contemporary English Version
My friends, the Lord loves you, and it is only natural for us to thank God for you. God chose you to be the first ones to be saved. His Spirit made you holy, and you put your faith in the truth.

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we.

2 Thessalonians 1:3 We are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith groweth exceedingly and the charity of every one of you towards each other aboundeth.

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Romans 1:8 First, I give thanks to my God, through Jesus Christ, for you all: because your faith is spoken of in the whole world.

Romans 6:17 But thanks be to God, that you were the servants of sin but have obeyed from the heart unto that form of doctrine into which you have been delivered.

beloved.

2 Thessalonians 2:16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God and our Father, who hath loved us and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope in grace,

Deuteronomy 33:12 And to Benjamin he said: The best beloved of the Lord shall dwell confidently in him: as in a bride chamber shall he abide all the day long, and between his shoulders shall be rest.

2 Samuel 12:25 And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and called his name, Amiable to the Lord, because the Lord loved him.

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Jeremiah 31:3 The Lord hath appeared from afar to me. Yea I have loved thee with an everlasting love, therefore have I drawn thee, taking pity on thee.

Ezekiel 16:8 And I passed by thee, and saw thee: and behold thy time was the time of lovers: and I spread my garment over thee, and covered thy ignominy. and I swore to thee, and I entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord God: and thou becamest mine.

Daniel 9:23 From the beginning of thy prayers the word came forth: and I am come to shew it to thee, because thou art a man of desires: therefore, do thou mark the word, and understand the vision.

Daniel 10:11,19 And he said to me: Daniel, thou man of desires, understand the words that I speak to thee, and stand upright: for I am sent now to thee. And when he had said this word to me, I stood trembling. . . .

Romans 1:7 To all that are at Rome, the beloved of God, called to be saints. Grace to you and peace, from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 3:12 Put ye on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, the bowels of mercy, benignity, humility, modesty, patience:

1 John 4:10,19 In this is charity: not as though we had loved God, but because he hath first loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins. . . .

from.

Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created heaven, and earth.

Proverbs 8:23 The depths were not as yet, and I was already conceived, neither had the fountains of waters as yet sprung out.

Isaiah 46:10 Remember the former age, for I am God, and there is no God beside, neither is there the like to me:

John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God.

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.

Hebrews 1:10 And: Thou in the beginning, O Lord, didst found the earth: and the works of thy hands are the heavens.

chosen.

Romans 8:33 Who shall accuse against the elect of God? God is he that justifieth:

Romans 9:11 For when the children were not yet born, nor had done any good or evil (that the purpose of God according to election might stand):

Ephesians 1:4,5 As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unspotted in his sight in charity. . . .

1 Thessalonians 1:4 Knowing, brethren, beloved of God, your election:

2 Timothy 1:9 Who hath delivered us and called us by his holy calling, not according to our own works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the times of the world:

1 Peter 1:2 According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, unto the sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace unto you and peace be multiplied.

through.

2 Thessalonians 2:10,12 And in all seduction of iniquity to them that perish: because they receive not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. Therefore God shall send them the operation of error, to believe lying: . . .

Luke 1:75 In holiness and justice before him, all our days.

1 Peter 1:2-5 According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, unto the sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace unto you and peace be multiplied. . . .

belief.

John 8:45,46 But if I say the truth, you believe me not. . . .

John 14:6 Jesus saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father, but by me.

Acts 13:48 And the Gentiles hearing it were glad and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to life everlasting believed.

Acts 15:9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.

Galatians 3:1 O senseless Galatians, who hath bewitched you that you should not obey the truth: before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been set forth, crucified among you?

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace you are saved through faith: and that not of yourselves, for it is the gift of God.

Colossians 1:5 For the hope that is laid up for you in heaven, which you have heard in the word of the truth of the gospel,

2 Timothy 2:15 Carefully study to present thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

2 Timothy 3:15 And because from thy infancy thou hast known the holy scriptures which can instruct thee to salvation by the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

James 1:18 For of his own will hath he begotten us by the word of truth, that we might be some beginning of his creature.

Context
Stand Firm
12But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, beloved of God, for that God hath chosen you firstfruits unto salvation, in sanctification of the spirit and faith of the truth: 13 14Whereunto also he hath called you by our gospel, unto the purchasing of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 1:21
For, seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world, by wisdom, knew not God, it pleased God, by the foolishness of our preaching, to save them that believe.

Ephesians 1:4
As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unspotted in his sight in charity.

1 Thessalonians 1:4
Knowing, brethren, beloved of God, your election:

1 Thessalonians 2:12
We testified to every one of you that you would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.

1 Thessalonians 4:7
For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto sanctification.

1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God hath not appointed us unto wrath: but unto the purchasing of salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith groweth exceedingly and the charity of every one of you towards each other aboundeth.

2 Thessalonians 2:10
And in all seduction of iniquity to them that perish: because they receive not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. Therefore God shall send them the operation of error, to believe lying:

1 Peter 1:2
According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, unto the sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace unto you and peace be multiplied.

1 Peter 1:5
Who, by the power of God, are kept by faith unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time.

Additional Translations
But we should always thank God for you, brothers who are loved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning to be saved by the sanctification of the Spirit and by faith in the truth.

But we ought to give thanks to God always concerning you, brothers beloved by the Lord, that God has chosen you from the beginning unto salvation in the sanctification of the Spirit, and by faith of the truth;

But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brothers beloved of the Lord, because God has from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, for that God chose you from the beginning unto salvation in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved of [the] Lord, that God has chosen you from [the] beginning to salvation in sanctification of [the] Spirit and belief of [the] truth:

But we are bound to give thanks to God alway for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, for that God chose you from the beginning unto salvation in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, beloved by the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the truth:

And from us thanks are always due to God on your behalf--brethren whom the Lord loves--because God from the beginning has chosen you for salvation through the Spirit's sanctifying influence and your belief in the truth.

But we are bound to always give thanks to God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief in the truth;

And we -- we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, beloved by the Lord, that God did choose you from the beginning to salvation, in sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the truth,
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