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1 Thessalonians 2:4 - Exhortation

1 Thessalonians 2:4 - But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.
Verse Strongs No. Greek
But G235 ἀλλά
as G2531 καθώς
we were allowed G1381 δοκιμάζω
of G5259 ὑπό
God G2316 θεός
to be put in trust G4100 πιστεύω
with the G3588
gospel G2098 εὐαγγέλιον
even so G3779 οὕτω
we speak G2980 λαλέω
not G3756 οὐ
as G2531 καθώς
pleasing G700 ἀρέσκω
men G444 ἄνθρωπος
but G235 ἀλλά
God G2316 θεός
which trieth G1381 δοκιμάζω
our G2257 ἡμῶν
hearts G2588 καρδία


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.