1 Thessalonians 5:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.

New Living Translation
For God chose to save us through our Lord Jesus Christ, not to pour out his anger on us.

English Standard Version
For God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Berean Study Bible
For God has not appointed us to suffer wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.

New American Standard Bible
For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

NASB 1995
For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

NASB 1977
For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Amplified Bible
For God has not destined us to [incur His] wrath [that is, He did not select us to condemn us], but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Christian Standard Bible
For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Contemporary English Version
God doesn't intend to punish us, but wants us to be saved by our Lord Jesus Christ.

Good News Translation
God did not choose us to suffer his anger, but to possess salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It was not God's intention that we experience his anger but that we obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version
For God has not destined us to receive wrath but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus, the Messiah,

NET Bible
For God did not destine us for wrath but for gaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

New King James Version
For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

King James 2000 Bible
For God has not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

New Heart English Bible
For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

World English Bible
For God didn't appoint us to wrath, but to the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

American King James Version
For God has not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

American Standard Version
For God appointed us not into wrath, but unto the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

A Faithful Version
Because God has not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Darby Bible Translation
because God has not set us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

English Revised Version
For God appointed us not unto wrath, but unto the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Webster's Bible Translation
For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For God hath not appointed vs vnto wrath, but to obtaine saluation by the meanes of our Lord Iesus Christ,

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For God hath not appoynted vs to wrath: but to obtayne saluation, by our Lorde Iesus Christe,

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For God hath not appoynted vs vnto wrath, but to optayne saluacion by ye meanes of oure LORDE Iesu Christ,

Tyndale Bible of 1526
For god hath not apoynted vs vnto wrath: but to obtayne salvacion by ye meanes of oure lorde Iesu Christ
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
because God did not appoint us to anger, but to the acquiring of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Berean Literal Bible
because God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Young's Literal Translation
because God did not appoint us to anger, but to the acquiring of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Smith's Literal Translation
For God set us not for wrath, but for the acquisition of salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

Literal Emphasis Translation
Since God has not set us unto wrath, but rather unto acquiring salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ;

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For God hath not appointed us unto wrath, but unto the purchasing of salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

Catholic Public Domain Version
For God has not appointed us for wrath, but for the acquisition of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because God has not appointed us to wrath, but to the possession of Life in our Lord Yeshua The Messiah,

Lamsa Bible
For God has not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our LORD Jesus Christ,

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
for God has not appointed us to wrath, but to the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Godbey New Testament
because God did not put us forth unto wrath, but unto the obtainment of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Haweis New Testament
For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Mace New Testament
for God did not design to make us the objects of his displeasure, but to effect our felicity by the Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us,

Weymouth New Testament
For God has not pre-destined us to meet His anger, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ;

Worrell New Testament
because God did not appoint us to wrath, but to the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Worsley New Testament
For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to the obtaining of salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,








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