New Living Translation
Don't you remember, dear brothers and sisters, how hard we worked among you? Night and day we toiled to earn a living so that we would not be a burden to any of you as we preached God's Good News to you.
King James Bible
For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
Darby Bible Translation
For ye remember, brethren, our labour and toil: working night and day, not to be chargeable to any one of you, we have preached to you the glad tidings of God.
World English Bible
For you remember, brothers, our labor and travail; for working night and day, that we might not burden any of you, we preached to you the Good News of God.
Young's Literal Translation
for ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail, for, night and day working not to be a burden upon any of you, we did preach to you the good news of God;
1 Thessalonians 2:9 Parallel
Commentary1 Thessalonians 2:9 Parallel Commentaries
Paul lived and worked with them, for they were tentmakers just as he was.
This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, chosen by God to be an apostle and sent out to preach his Good News.
1 Corinthians 9:4
Don't we have the right to live in your homes and share your meals?
2 Corinthians 11:9
And when I was with you and didn't have enough to live on, I did not become a financial burden to anyone. For the brothers who came from Macedonia brought me all that I needed. I have never been a burden to you, and I never will be.
2 Corinthians 11:27
I have worked hard and long, enduring many sleepless nights. I have been hungry and thirsty and have often gone without food. I have shivered in the cold, without enough clothing to keep me warm.
Even when I was in Thessalonica you sent help more than once.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
We never accepted food from anyone without paying for it. We worked hard day and night so we would not be a burden to any of you.
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