1 Thessalonians 3:9
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For what thanks can we render to God for you in return for all the joy with which we rejoice before our God on your account,

King James Bible
For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God;

Darby Bible Translation
For what thanksgiving can we render to God for you, for all the joy wherewith we rejoice on account of you before our God,

World English Bible
For what thanksgiving can we render again to God for you, for all the joy with which we rejoice for your sakes before our God;

Young's Literal Translation
for what thanks are we able to recompense to God for you, for all the joy with which we do joy because of you in the presence of our God?

1 Thessalonians 3:9 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

For what thanks can we render to God again - That is, what expression of thanksgiving can we render to God that shall be an equivalent for the joy which your holy walk has furnished, or which will suitably express our gratitude for it.

1 Thessalonians 3:9 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Heathenism.
Literature. I. Sources. The works of the Greek and Roman Classics from Homer to Virgil and the age of the Antonines. The monuments of Antiquity. The writings of the early Christian Apologists, especially Justin Martyr: Apologia I. and II.; Tertullian: Apologeticus; Minucius Felix: Octavius; Eusebius: Praeparatio Evangelica; and Augustine (d. 430): De Civitate Dei (the first ten books). II. Later Works. Is. Vossius: De theologia gentili et physiolog. Christ. Frcf. 1675, 2 vols. Creuzer (d. 1858):
Philip Schaff—History of the Christian Church, Volume I

Paul at Corinth
'After these things Paul departed from Athens, and came to Corinth; 2. And found a certain Jew named Aquila, born in Pontus, lately come from Italy, with his wife Priscilla; (because that Claudius had commanded all Jews to depart from Rome:) and came unto them. 3. And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tent-makers. 4. And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks. 5. And when Silas and Timotheus
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

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