9 Now as to the alove of the brethren, you bhave no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are ctaught by God to love one another;
10 for indeed ayou do practice it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia. But we urge you, brethren, to bexcel still more,
11 and to make it your ambition ato lead a quiet life and battend to your own business and cwork with your hands, just as we commanded you,
12 so that you will 1abehave properly toward boutsiders and 2cnot be in any need.