1 Thessalonians 4:8
Strong's Lexicon
Anyone,
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

then,
τοιγαροῦν (toigaroun)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 5105: Consequently, therefore, well then, so then. From toi and gar and oun; truly for then, i.e. Consequently.

who rejects [this command]
ἀθετῶν (athetōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 114: From a compound of a and a derivative of tithemi; to set aside, i.e. to disesteem, neutralize or violate.

{does} not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

reject
ἀθετεῖ (athetei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 114: From a compound of a and a derivative of tithemi; to set aside, i.e. to disesteem, neutralize or violate.

man
ἄνθρωπον (anthrōpon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

God,
Θεὸν (Theon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

the very [One who]
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

gives
διδόντα (didonta)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

you
ὑμᾶς (hymas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

Holy
ἅγιον (hagion)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 40: Set apart by (or for) God, holy, sacred. From hagos; sacred.

Spirit.
Πνεῦμα (Pneuma)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4151: Wind, breath, spirit.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, the person who rejects this does not reject man, but God, who also gives you His Holy Spirit.

New American Standard Bible
So, he who rejects [this] is not rejecting man but the God who gives His Holy Spirit to you.

King James Bible
He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Therefore, anyone who rejects this instruction does not reject a human being but God, the very God who gives you his Holy Spirit.

New Living Translation
Therefore, anyone who refuses to live by these rules is not disobeying human teaching but is rejecting God, who gives his Holy Spirit to you.

English Standard Version
Therefore whoever disregards this, disregards not man but God, who gives his Holy Spirit to you.

New American Standard Bible
So, he who rejects this is not rejecting man but the God who gives His Holy Spirit to you.

King James Bible
He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, the person who rejects this does not reject man, but God, who also gives you His Holy Spirit.

International Standard Version
Therefore, whoever rejects this instruction is not rejecting human authority but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit.

NET Bible
Consequently the one who rejects this is not rejecting human authority but God, who gives his Holy Spirit to you.

American Standard Version
Therefore he that rejecteth, rejecteth not man, but God, who giveth his Holy Spirit unto you.

English Revised Version
Therefore he that rejecteth, rejecteth not man, but God, who giveth his Holy Spirit unto you.

Young's Literal Translation
he, therefore, who is despising -- doth not despise man, but God, who also did give His Holy Spirit to us.






Cross References
Exodus 16:8
And Moses said, This shall be, when the LORD shall give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full; for that the LORD heareth your murmurings which ye murmur against him: and what are we? your murmurings are not against us, but against the LORD.

Luke 10:16
He that heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.

Romans 5:5
And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

2 Corinthians 1:22
Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

Galatians 4:6
And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

1 John 3:24
And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.

1 Thessalonians 1:1
Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 4:7
For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.

1 Thessalonians 4:6
That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.

1 Thessalonians 4:5
Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:

1 Thessalonians 4:9
But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
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