2:19 For who is our hope or joy or crown to boast of 1 before our Lord Jesus at his coming? Is it not of course you?
1 Thessalonians 3:11Context
3:11 Now may God our Father himself and our Lord Jesus direct our way to you.
1 Thessalonians 3:13Context
3:13 so that your hearts are strengthened in holiness to be blameless before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints. 2
1 sn Crown to boast of (Grk “crown of boasting”). Paul uses boasting or exultation to describe the Christian’s delight in being commended for faithful service by the Lord at his return (1 Cor 9:15-16; 2 Cor 1:12-14; 10:13-18; Phil 2:16; and 1 Cor 3:14; 4:5).
2 tc ‡ Important and early witnesses (א* A D* 81 629 lat) have ἀμήν (amhn, “amen”) at the end of this benediction, while the majority of