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1 Thessalonians 2:17 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

17 But we, brethren, having been taken away from you for a [a]short while—in [b]person, not in [c]spirit—were all the more eager with great desire to see your face.


  1. 1 Thessalonians 2:17 Lit occasion of an hour
  2. 1 Thessalonians 2:17 Lit face
  3. 1 Thessalonians 2:17 Lit heart
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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1 Thessalonians 2:17 New International Version (NIV)

Paul’s Longing to See the Thessalonians

17 But, brothers and sisters, when we were orphaned by being separated from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you.

New International Version (NIV)

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