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1 Thessalonians 3:13

Context
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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. 1 

XREF

De 33:2; Zec 14:5; Ro 14:4; Ro 16:25; 1Co 1:7; 1Co 1:8; 1Co 15:23; Eph 5:27; Php 1:10; Col 1:22; 1Th 2:19; 1Th 3:11; 1Th 4:15; 1Th 5:23; 2Th 1:10; 2Th 2:1; 2Th 2:16,17; 1Pe 5:10; 1Jo 3:20,21; Jude 1:14; Jude 1:24

NET © Notes

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 mss, including several excellent witnesses (א2 B D2 F G Ψ 0278 1739 1881 Ï it sy sa), lack the particle. A decision is difficult, but in light of Paul’s habit of adding the ἀμήν to his notes of praise, even in the middle of his letters (cf. Rom 9:5; 11:36; 15:33; Gal 1:5), one might expect scribes to emulate this practice. Although a decision is difficult, it is probably best to follow the shorter reading. NA27 has the particle in brackets, indicating some doubts as to its authenticity.



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