New Living Translation
Yet we hear that some of you are living idle lives, refusing to work and meddling in other people's business.
King James Bible
For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
Darby Bible Translation
For we hear that there are some walking among you disorderly, not working at all, but busybodies.
World English Bible
For we hear of some who walk among you in rebellion, who don't work at all, but are busybodies.
Young's Literal Translation
for we hear of certain walking among you disorderly, nothing working, but over working,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:11 Doing nothing, but being busybodies - To which idleness naturally disposes.
LibraryBut when He Might Use to Work, that Is...
15. But when he might use to work, that is, in what spaces of time, that he might not be hindered from preaching the Gospel, who can make out? Though, truly, that he wrought at hours of both day and night himself hath not left untold.  Yet these men truly, who as though very full of business and occupation inquire about the time of working, what do they? Have they from Jerusalem round about even to Illyricum filled the lands with the Gospel?  or whatever of barbarian nations hath remained …
St. Augustine—Of the Work of Monks.
For He Himself Also, with an Eye to the Like Necessities of Saints...
First Then we Ought to Demonstrate that the Blessed Apostle Paul Willed the Servants...
If you are a thief, quit stealing. Instead, use your hands for good hard work, and then give generously to others in need.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
And now, dear brothers and sisters, we give you this command in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ: Stay away from all believers who live idle lives and don't follow the tradition they received from us.
1 Timothy 5:13
And if they are on the list, they will learn to be lazy and will spend their time gossiping from house to house, meddling in other people's business and talking about things they shouldn't.
1 Peter 4:15
If you suffer, however, it must not be for murder, stealing, making trouble, or prying into other people's affairs.
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