2 Thessalonians 1:8
1:8 With flaming fire he will mete out 1 punishment on those who do not know God 2 and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
2 Thessalonians 1:12
1:12 that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to 3 the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.
1 tn Grk “meting out,” as a description of Jesus Christ in v. 7. Because of the length and complexity of the Greek sentence, a new sentence was started at the beginning of v. 8 in the translation.
2 sn An allusion to Jer 10:25, possibly also to Ps 79:6 and Isa 66:15.
3 tn Or “by means of.”