The Bible in Its Traditions

1 Thessalonians 1:6

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And you became imitators of us and of YHWH, in that you received the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Spirit,

And so, you became imitators of us and of the Lord, accepting the Word in the midst of great tribulation, but with the joy of the Holy Spirit.

And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost