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1 Thessalonians 3:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— for this cause, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our distress and affliction through your faith:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— for this reason, brethren, in all our distress and affliction we were comforted about you through your faith;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Therefore, brethren, by your faith we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— for this reason we have been comforted in you, brethren, in all our distress and tribulation, through your faith,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For this cause, were we consoled, brethren, over you, in all our necessity and tribulation, through your faith;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— because of this we were comforted, brethren, over you, in all our tribulation and necessity, through your faith,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Therefore we were comforted, brethren, in you, in all our necessity and tribulation, by your faith.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Therefore brethren, wee were comforted ouer you in all our affliction and distresse, by your faith:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— on this account we were comforted in you, my brethren, in all our anxieties and our afflictions because of your faith.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— therefore we are comforted in you, my brethren, amid all our straits and afflictions, on account of your faith.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Therefore, 1223
{1223} Prime
διά
dia
{dee-ah'}
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
5124
{5124} Prime
τοῦτο
touto
{too'-to}
Neuter, singular, nomitive or accusative of G3778; that thing.
brethren, 80
{0080} Prime
ἀδελφός
adelphos
{ad-el-fos'}
From G0001 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς [[delphus]] (the womb); a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like [H0001]).
we were comforted 3870
{3870} Prime
παρακαλέω
parakaleo
{par-ak-al-eh'-o}
From G3844 and G2564; to call near, that is, invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation).
z5681
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
over 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
you 5213
{5213} Prime
ὑμῖν
humin
{hoo-min'}
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
in 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
all 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
our 2257
{2257} Prime
ἡμῶν
hemon
{hay-mone'}
Genitive plural of G1473; of (or from) us.
affliction 2347
{2347} Prime
θλῖψις
thlipsis
{thlip'-sis}
From G2346; pressure (literally or figuratively).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
distress 318
{0318} Prime
ἀνάγκη
anagke
{an-ang-kay'}
From G0303 and the base of G0043; constraint (literally or figuratively); by implication distress.
by 1223
{1223} Prime
διά
dia
{dee-ah'}
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
your 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
faith: 4102
{4102} Prime
πίστις
pistis
{pis'-tis}
From G3982; persuasion, that is, credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly constancy in such profession; by extension the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Thessalonians 3:7

_ _ over you — in respect to you.

_ _ in — in the midst of: notwithstanding “all our distress (Greek, ‘necessity’) and affliction,” namely, external trials at Corinth, whence Paul writes (compare 1 Thessalonians 3:6, with Acts 18:5-10).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Thessalonians 3:6-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
we were:

1 Thessalonians 3:8-9 For now we live, if ye stand fast in the Lord. ... For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God;
2 Corinthians 1:4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
2 Corinthians 7:6-7 Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus; ... And not by his coming only, but by the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced the more.
2 Corinthians 7:13 Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all.
2 John 1:4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

in all:

Acts 17:4-10 And some of them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few. ... And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming [thither] went into the synagogue of the Jews.
1 Corinthians 4:9-13 For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men. ... Being defamed, we intreat: we are made as the filth of the world, [and are] the offscouring of all things unto this day.
2 Corinthians 11:23-28 Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I [am] more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft. ... Beside those things that are without, that which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the churches.
2 Timothy 3:10-12 But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, ... Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
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