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1 Thessalonians 3:7

    1 Thessalonians 3:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Therefore, brothers, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    for this cause, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our distress and affliction through your faith:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For this cause, brothers, in all our trouble and grief we were comforted about you because of your faith;

    Webster's Revision

    for this cause, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our distress and affliction through your faith:

    World English Bible

    for this cause, brothers, we were comforted over you in all our distress and affliction through your faith.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    for this cause, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our distress and affliction through your faith:

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 3:7

    Therefore - we were comforted - My afflictions and persecutions seemed trifles when I heard of your perseverance in the faith.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Thessalonians 3:7

    We were comforted over you - See the notes, 2 Corinthians 1:3-7; 2 Corinthians 7:6-7. The sense here is, that their steadfastness was a great source of comfort to him in his trials. It was an instance where the holy lives and the fidelity of a people did much, as will always be the case, to lighten the burdens and cheer the heart of a minister of the gospel. In the inevitable trials of the ministerial office there is no source of comfort more rich and pure than this.