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1 Thessalonians 4:2

    1 Thessalonians 4:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For you know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For ye know what charge we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Because you have in mind the orders we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

    Webster's Revision

    For ye know what charge we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

    World English Bible

    For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For ye know what charge we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:2

    Ye know what commandments we gave you - This refers to his instructions while he was among them; and to instructions on particular subjects, which he does not recapitulate, but only hints at.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Thessalonians 4:2

    For ye know what commandments - It was but a short time since Paul was with them, and they could not but recollect the rules of living which he had laid down.

    By the Lord Jesus - By the authority of the Lord Jesus. Some of those rules, or commandments, the apostle refers to, probably, in the following verses.