1 G3972 Paul G2532 , and G4610 Silvanus G2532 , and G5095 Timotheus G1577 , unto the church G2331 of the Thessalonians G1722 which is in G2316 God G3962 the Father G2532 and G2962 in the Lord G2424 Jesus G5547 Christ G5485 : Grace G5213 be unto you G2532 , and G1515 peace G575 , from G2316 God G2257 our G3962 Father G2532 , and G2962 the Lord G2424 Jesus G5547 Christ.
2 G2168 We give thanks [G5719] G2316 to God G3842 always G4012 for G5216 you G3956 all G4160 , making [G5734] G3417 mention G5216 of you G1909 in G2257 our G4335 prayers;
3 G3421 Remembering [G5723] G89 without ceasing G5216 your G2041 work G4102 of faith G2532 , and G2873 labour G26 of love G2532 , and G5281 patience G1680 of hope G2257 in our G2962 Lord G2424 Jesus G5547 Christ G1715 , in the sight G2316 of God G2532 and G2257 our G3962 Father;
4 G1492 Knowing [G5761] G80 , brethren G25 beloved [G5772] G5216 , your G1589 election G5259 of G2316 God.
5 G3754 For G2257 our G2098 gospel G1096 came [G5675] G3756 not G1519 unto G5209 you G1722 in G3056 word G3440 only G235 , but G2532 also G1722 in G1411 power G2532 , and G1722 in G40 the Holy G4151 Ghost G2532 , and G1722 in G4183 much G4136 assurance G2531 ; as G1492 ye know [G5758] G3634 what manner of men G1096 we were [G5675] G1722 among G5213 you G1223 for G5209 your sake.
6 G2532 And G5210 ye G1096 became [G5675] G3402 followers G2257 of us G2532 , and G2962 of the Lord G1209 , having received [G5666] G3056 the word G1722 in G4183 much G2347 affliction G3326 , with G5479 joy G40 of the Holy G4151 Ghost:
7 G5620 So G5209 that ye G1096 were [G5635] G5179 ensamples G3956 to all G4100 that believe [G5723] G1722 in G3109 Macedonia G2532 and G882 Achaia.
8 G1063 For G575 from G5216 you G1837 sounded out [G5769] G3056 the word G2962 of the Lord G3756 not G3440 only G1722 in G3109 Macedonia G2532 and G882 Achaia G235 , but G2532 also G1722 in G3956 every G5117 place G5216 your G4102 faith G4314 to G2316 God-ward G1831 is spread abroad [G5758] G5620 ; so G2248 that we G5532 need G3361 not G2192 [G5721] G2980 to speak [G5721] G5100 any thing.
9 G1063 For G518 they G846 themselves G518 shew [G5719] G4012 of G2257 us G3697 what manner G1529 of entering in G2192 we had [G5719] [G5625] G2192 [G5627] G4314 unto G5209 you G2532 , and G4459 how G1994 ye turned [G5656] G4314 to G2316 God G575 from G1497 idols G1398 to serve [G5721] G2198 the living [G5723] G2532 and G228 true G2316 God;