2 Thessalonians 3:7
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English Standard Version
For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us, because we were not idle when we were with you,

King James Bible
For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;

American Standard Version
For yourselves know how ye ought to imitate us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;

Douay-Rheims Bible
For yourselves know how you ought to imitate us: for we were not disorderly among you;

English Revised Version
For yourselves know how ye ought to imitate us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;

Webster's Bible Translation
For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;

Weymouth New Testament
For you yourselves know that it is your duty to follow our example. There was no disorder in our lives among you,

2 Thessalonians 3:7 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Follow (μιμεῖσθαι)

Better, imitate. Comp. 1 Corinthians 4:16; 1 Corinthians 11:1; Philippians 3:17; 1 Thessalonians 1:6.

2 Thessalonians 3:7 Parallel Commentaries

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how.

2 Thessalonians 3:9 Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample to you to follow us.

1 Corinthians 4:16 Why I beseech you, be you followers of me.

1 Corinthians 11:1 Be you followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.

Philippians 3:17 Brothers, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as you have us for an ensample.

Philippians 4:9 Those things, which you have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.

1 Thessalonians 1:6,7 And you became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost...

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

Titus 2:7 In all things showing yourself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing soundness, gravity, sincerity,

1 Peter 5:3 Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.

for.

2 Thessalonians 3:6 Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ...

1 Thessalonians 2:10 You are witnesses, and God also, how piously and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you that believe:

Cross References
1 Thessalonians 1:6
And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.

2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from any brother who is walking in idleness and not in accord with the tradition that you received from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:9
It was not because we do not have that right, but to give you in ourselves an example to imitate.

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