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- proper noun biblical Books in the
New Testamentof the Bible( 1 Thessaloniansand 2 Thessalonians), epistlesto the Christiansin ancient Thessaloniki.
- noun Plural form of
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Some by their election of God would understand only the temporary separation of the Thessalonians from the unbelieving Jews and Gentiles in their conversion; but this was according to the eternal purpose of him who worketh all things according to the counsel of his own will,
Thessalonians is that they should not be deceived about the time of
Scripture says that they are asleep, as Paul says in Thessalonians, "concerning those who are asleep."
The first epistle to the Thessalonians was the first of all
Easton's Bible Dictionary M.G. Easton 1897
Let it suffice to say that the principal theme of the two epistles to the Thessalonians is the expected return of Christ to earth; that those to the Corinthians are largely occupied with questions of
Who Wrote the Bible? : a Book for the People Washington Gladden 1877
This letter to the Thessalonians is the oldest book of the New
'Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians, which is in God the Father, and in the Lord
That which was amiss among the Thessalonians, which is expressed,
'To the church of the Thessalonians, which is in God the Father, and in the Lord Jesus Christ,' &c.
Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02 John Bunyan 1658
Chapter 1 1. Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.