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1 Thessalonians 5:12–13

Various Exhortations

12 And we urge you, brethren, oto recognize those who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord and 4admonish you, 13 and to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. pBe at peace among yourselves.

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1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — The New International Version (NIV)

12 Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. 13 Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — English Standard Version (ESV)

12 We ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, 13 and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

12 And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; 13 And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — New Living Translation (NLT)

12 Dear brothers and sisters, honor those who are your leaders in the Lord’s work. They work hard among you and give you spiritual guidance. 13 Show them great respect and wholehearted love because of their work. And live peacefully with each other.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — New Century Version (NCV)

12 Now, brothers and sisters, we ask you to appreciate those who work hard among you, who lead you in the Lord and teach you. 13 Respect them with a very special love because of the work they do.

Live in peace with each other.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

12 But we beseech you, brethren, to know them that labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; 13 and to esteem them exceeding highly in love for their work’s sake. Be at peace among yourselves.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

12 But we beg you, brethren, to know those who labour among you, and take the lead among you in the Lord, and admonish you, 13 and to regard them exceedingly in love on account of their work. Be in peace among yourselves.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

12 Brothers and sisters, we ask you to show your appreciation for those leaders who work among you and instruct you. 13 We ask you to love them and think very highly of them because of the work they are doing. Live in peace with each other.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 Now we ask you, brothers, to give recognition to those who labor among you and lead you in the Lord and admonish you, 13 and to regard them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 But we appeal to you, brothers and sisters, to respect those who labor among you, and have charge of you in the Lord and admonish you; 13 esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

12 Now we ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and rule over you in the Lord and admonish you, 13 and to esteem them beyond all measure in love, because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

12 Brothers and sisters, we ask you to have respect for the godly leaders who work hard among you. They have authority over you. They correct you. 13 Have a lot of respect for them. Love them because of what they do. Live in peace with each other.

1 Thessalonians 5:12–13 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

12 But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction,

13 and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another.