New International Version
How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of you?
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?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
What thanks can we render to God - The high satisfaction and uncommon joy which the apostle felt are strongly depicted in the language he uses. How near his heart did the success of his ministry lie! It was not enough for him that he preached so often, labored so hard, suffered so much; what were all these if souls were not converted? And what were all conversions, if those who embraced the Gospel did not walk steadily in the way to heaven, and persevere?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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LibraryWhether the Movement of the Saints Will be Instantaneous?
Objection 1: It would seem that movement of the saints will be instantaneous. For Augustine says (De Civ. Dei xxii, 30) that "wherever the spirit listeth there will the body be." Now the movement of the will, whereby the spirit wishes to be anywhere, is instantaneous. Therefore the body's movement will be instantaneous. Objection 2: Further, the Philosopher (Phys. iv, 8) proves that there is no movement through a vacuum, because it would follow that something moves instantaneously, since a vacuum …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Beginning of the New Testament
What shall I return to the LORD for all his goodness to me?
1 Thessalonians 1:2
We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers.
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