2 Thessalonians 3:5
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English Standard Version
May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ.

King James Bible
And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

American Standard Version
And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patience of Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord direct your hearts, in the charity of God, and the patience of Christ.

English Revised Version
And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patience of Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
And may the Lord guide your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Hearts (καρδίας)

See on Romans 1:21; see on Romans 10:10; see on Ephesians 1:18.

Patient waiting for Christ (ὑπομονὴν τοῦ χριστοῦ)

Rather patience of Christ. The prayer is that their hearts may be directed to love God and to exhibit the patience of Christ.

2 Thessalonians 3:5 Parallel Commentaries

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the Lord.

1 Kings 8:58 That he may incline our hearts to him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his judgments...

1 Chronicles 29:18 O LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers...

Psalm 119:5,36 O that my ways were directed to keep your statutes!...

Proverbs 3:6 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct your paths.

Jeremiah 10:23 O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walks to direct his steps.

James 1:16-18 Do not err, my beloved brothers...

into.

Deuteronomy 30:6 And the LORD your God will circumcise your heart, and the heart of your seed, to love the LORD your God with all your heart...

Jeremiah 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, said the LORD...

Romans 5:5 And hope makes not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given to us.

Romans 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

1 Corinthians 8:3 But if any man love God, the same is known of him.

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

James 2:5 Listen, my beloved brothers, Has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith...

1 John 4:19 We love him, because he first loved us.

and into.

Psalm 40:1 I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined to me, and heard my cry.

Psalm 130:5,6 I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, and in his word do I hope...

Lamentations 3:26 It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

Luke 12:36,37 And you yourselves like to men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he comes and knocks...

Romans 8:25 But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

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

1 Thessalonians 1:3,10 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy 4:8 From now on there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day...

Titus 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 9:28 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many...

2 Peter 3:12 Looking for and hastening to the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved...

Revelation 3:10,11 Because you have kept the word of my patience, I also will keep you from the hour of temptation, which shall come on all the world...

Revelation 13:10 He that leads into captivity shall go into captivity: he that kills with the sword must be killed with the sword...

the patient waiting for Christ. or, the patience of Christ.

Hebrews 12:2,3 Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame...

1 Peter 4:1 For as much then as Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind...

Cross References
1 Thessalonians 3:11
Now may our God and Father himself, and our Lord Jesus, direct our way to you,

Revelation 1:9
I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation and the kingdom and the patient endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos on account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.

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