1 Thessalonians 5:27
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English Standard Version
I put you under oath before the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers.

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

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.

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.

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Vincent's Word Studies

I charge (ἐνορκίζω)

N.T.o. Rev. stronger and more literal, I adjure. oClass. This strong appeal may perhaps be explained by a suspicion on Paul's part that a wrong use might be made of his name and authority (see 2 Thessalonians 2:2), so that it was important that his views should be made known to all. Lightfoot refers to 2 Thessalonians 3:17, as showing a similar feeling in his anxiety to authenticate his letter.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I charge. or, I adjure.

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

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

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

2 Chronicles 18:15 And the king said to him, How many times shall I adjure you that you say nothing but the truth to me in the name of the LORD?

Matthew 26:63 But Jesus held his peace, And the high priest answered and said to him, I adjure you by the living God...

Mark 5:7 And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with you, Jesus, you Son of the most high God? I adjure you by God...

Acts 19:13 Then certain of the vagabond Jews, exorcists, took on them to call over them which had evil spirits the name of the LORD Jesus, saying...

1 Timothy 1:3,18 As I sought you to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that you might charge some that they teach no other doctrine...

1 Timothy 5:7,21 And these things give in charge, that they may be blameless...

1 Timothy 6:13,17 I give you charge in the sight of God, who vivifies all things, and before Christ Jesus...

2 Timothy 4:1 I charge you therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;

that.

Colossians 4:16 And when this letter is read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans...

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

holy.

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

Cross References
Acts 1:15
In those days Peter stood up among the brothers (the company of persons was in all about 120) and said,

Colossians 4:16
And when this letter has been read among you, have it also read in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you also read the letter from Laodicea.

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