1 Thessalonians 2:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
235 [e]ἀλλὰ
alla
butConj
2531 [e]καθὼς
kathōs
just asAdv
1381 [e]δεδοκιμάσμεθα
dedokimasmetha
we have been approvedV-RIM/P-1P
5259 [e]ὑπὸ
hypo
byPrep
3588 [e]τοῦ
tou
- Art-GMS
2316 [e]Θεοῦ
Theou
GodN-GMS
4100 [e]πιστευθῆναι
pisteuthēnai
to be entrusted withV-ANP
3588 [e]τὸ
to
theArt-ANS
2098 [e]εὐαγγέλιον
euangelion
gospel,N-ANS
3779 [e]οὕτως
houtōs
soAdv
2980 [e]λαλοῦμεν,
laloumen
we speak,V-PIA-1P
3756 [e]οὐχ
ouch
notAdv
5613 [e]ὡς
hōs
asAdv
444 [e]ἀνθρώποις
anthrōpois
menN-DMP
700 [e]ἀρέσκοντες,
areskontes
pleasing,V-PPA-NMP
235 [e]ἀλλὰ
alla
butConj
2316 [e]Θεῷ
Theō
God,N-DMS
3588 [e]τῷ
the [One]Art-DMS
1381 [e]δοκιμάζοντι
dokimazonti
examiningV-PPA-DMS
3588 [e]τὰς
tas
theArt-AFP
2588 [e]καρδίας
kardias
heartsN-AFP
1473 [e]ἡμῶν.
hēmōn
of us.PPro-G1P









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:4 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ἀλλὰ καθὼς δεδοκιμάσμεθα ὑπὸ τοῦ Θεοῦ πιστευθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον οὕτως λαλοῦμεν, οὐχ ὡς ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκοντες, ἀλλὰ Θεῷ τῷ δοκιμάζοντι τὰς καρδίας ἡμῶν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:4 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ἀλλὰ καθὼς δεδοκιμάσμεθα ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ πιστευθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον οὕτως λαλοῦμεν, οὐχ ὡς ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκοντες ἀλλὰ θεῷ τῷ δοκιμάζοντι τὰς καρδίας ἡμῶν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:4 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ἀλλὰ καθὼς δεδοκιμάσμεθα ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ πιστευθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον οὕτως λαλοῦμεν, οὐχ ὡς ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκοντες ἀλλὰ θεῷ τῷ δοκιμάζοντι τὰς καρδίας ἡμῶν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:4 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
ἀλλὰ καθὼς δεδοκιμάσμεθα ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ πιστευθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον, οὕτως λαλοῦμεν, οὐχ ὡς ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκοντες, ἀλλὰ τῷ θεῷ τῷ δοκιμάζοντι τὰς καρδίας ἡμῶν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:4 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ἀλλὰ καθὼς δεδοκιμάσμεθα ὑπὸ τοῦ Θεοῦ πιστευθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον, οὕτω λαλοῦμεν, οὐχ ὡς ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκοντες, ἀλλὰ Θεῷ τῷ δοκιμάζοντι τὰς καρδίας ἡμῶν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:4 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἀλλά καθώς δοκιμάζω ὑπό ὁ θεός πιστεύω ὁ εὐαγγέλιον οὕτω λαλέω οὐ ὡς ἄνθρωπος ἀρέσκω ἀλλά θεός ὁ δοκιμάζω ὁ καρδία ἡμᾶς

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:4 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἀλλὰ καθὼς δεδοκιμάσμεθα ὑπὸ τοῦ Θεοῦ πιστευθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον, οὕτω λαλοῦμεν, οὐχ ὡς ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκοντες, ἀλλὰ τῷ Θεῷ τῷ δοκιμάζοντι τὰς καρδίας ἡμῶν.

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:4 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἀλλὰ καθὼς δεδοκιμάσμεθα ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ πιστευθῆναι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον οὕτως λαλοῦμεν οὐχ ὡς ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκοντες ἀλλὰ τῷ θεῷ τῷ δοκιμάζοντι τὰς καρδίας ἡμῶν

1 Thessalonians 2:4 Hebrew Bible
כי אם כאשר נחשבנו נאמנים לאלהים להפקיד בידנו את הבשורה כן נדבר ולא כחפצים להיות רצוים לבני אדם כי אם לאלהים הבחן לבותנו׃

1 Thessalonians 2:4 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܠܐ ܐܝܟ ܡܐ ܕܒܩܝܢܢ ܠܐܠܗܐ ܕܬܬܗܝܡܢ ܤܒܪܬܗ ܗܟܢܐ ܡܡܠܠܝܢܢ ܠܐ ܐܝܟ ܕܠܒܢܝ ܐܢܫܐ ܢܫܦܪ ܐܠܐ ܠܐܠܗܐ ܗܘ ܕܒܩܐ ܠܒܘܬܢ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who examines our hearts.

King James Bible
But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Instead, just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please men, but rather God, who examines our hearts.
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