1Paul, Silas1:1 Greek Silvanus, a variant of Silas and Timothy,
To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:
2Grace and peace to you from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Thanksgiving and Prayer
3We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters,1:3 The Greek word for brothers and sisters (adelphoi) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 2:1, 13, 15; 3:1, 6, 13. and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love all of you have for one another is increasing. 4Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.
5All this is evidence that God’s judgment is right, and as a result you will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering. 6God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you 7and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well. This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with his powerful angels. 8He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. 9They will be punished with everlasting destruction and shut out from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might 10on the day he comes to be glorified in his holy people and to be marveled at among all those who have believed. This includes you, because you believed our testimony to you.
11With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may bring to fruition your every desire for goodness and your every deed prompted by faith. 12We pray this so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.1:12 Or God and Lord, Jesus Christ
11:1 1Athe 1:1; Atũm 17:1Nĩ ithuĩ Paũlũ, na Sila, na Timotheo,
Twandĩkĩra kanitha wa Athesalonike marũa maya ũrĩa ũrĩ thĩinĩ wa Ngai Ithe witũ, o na thĩinĩ wa Mwathani Jesũ Kristũ:
21:2 Arom 1:7Wega na thayũ irogĩa na inyuĩ ciumĩte kũrĩ Ngai Ithe witũ, o na Mwathani Jesũ Kristũ.
Gũcookia Ngaatho hamwe na Mahooya
31:3 Aef 5:20; 1Athe 3:12Nĩtwagĩrĩirwo nĩgũcookagĩria Ngai ngaatho hĩndĩ ciothe nĩ ũndũ wanyu, ariũ na aarĩ a Ithe witũ, tondũ ũguo nĩguo kwagĩrĩire, tondũ wĩtĩkio wanyu nĩũrakũra mũno makĩria, o naguo wendani ũrĩa o mũndũ arĩ naguo harĩ mũndũ ũrĩa ũngĩ ũkaingĩha. 41:4 1Athe 1:3Nĩ ũndũ ũcio, nĩtwĩrahaga tũrĩ thĩinĩ wa makanitha ma Ngai nĩ ũndũ wa gũkirĩrĩria kwanyu, na gwĩtĩkia kwanyu mĩnyamaro-inĩ yothe na magerio marĩa mũkiragĩrĩria.
51:5 Afil 1:28; Luk 20:35Maũndũ macio mothe nĩmonanagia atĩ itua rĩa Ngai rĩa ciira nĩ rĩa kĩhooto, na nĩ ũndũ ũcio mũtuuo aagĩrĩru a gũtoonya ũthamaki-inĩ wa Ngai, o ũcio mũnyariiragwo nĩ ũndũ waguo. 61:6 Akol 3:25Ngai nĩ wa kĩhooto: We nĩakarĩha arĩa mamũthĩĩnagia na thĩĩna, 71:7 Kũg 1:4; Jud 14no inyuĩ arĩa mũtũire mũthĩĩnagio amũhe kĩhurũko, o hamwe na ithuĩ. Ũndũ ũcio nĩũkahinga hĩndĩ ĩrĩa Mwathani Jesũ akaaguũranĩrio oimĩte igũrũ arĩ thĩinĩ wa mwaki ũgwakana, hamwe na araika ake arĩa marĩ hinya. 81:8 Agal 4:8; Arom 2:8Nake nĩakaherithia andũ arĩa matooĩ Ngai na matathĩkagĩra Ũhoro-ũrĩa-Mwega wa Mwathani witũ Jesũ. 91:9 Afil 3:19; Isa 2:10, 19Nao nĩmakaherithio na kwanangwo kũrĩa gũtagathira, na mahingĩrĩrio nja matikoone ũthiũ wa Mwathani, o na ũnene wa hinya wake, 101:10 1Akor 3:13; Joh 17:10mũthenya ũrĩa agooka nĩguo atũũgĩrio thĩinĩ wa andũ ake arĩa atheru, o na andũ othe arĩa mamwĩtĩkĩtie magege nĩ ũndũ wake. O na inyuĩ mũgaakorwo mũrĩ amwe ao tondũ nĩmwetĩkirie ũira witũ ũrĩa twamũheire.
111:11 Arom 1:10; 1Athe 1:3Ũndũ ũcio nĩguo ũtũmaga tũmũhooyagĩre tũtegũtigithĩria, atĩ Ngai witũ amũtue andũ maaganĩrĩire na gwĩtwo kwanyu, ningĩ nĩ ũndũ wa hinya wake amũhingagĩrie matanya manyu mothe marĩa mega, o na wĩra o wothe ũrĩa uumanĩte na wĩtĩkio wanyu. 12Tũhooyaga ũguo nĩgeetha rĩĩtwa rĩa Mwathani witũ Jesũ rĩtũũgagĩrio thĩinĩ wanyu, o na inyuĩ mũtũũgagĩrio thĩinĩ wake, kũringana na wega wa Ngai witũ na wa Mwathani Jesũ Kristũ.