1 Paul, aSilvanus, and Timothy,
To the church of the bThessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:
Grace to you and peace 1from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
2 cWe give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers, 3 remembering without ceasing dyour work of faith, elabor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father,
NU omits from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ