[a]For ye remember, brethren, (A)our labor and travail: for we labored day and night, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, and preached unto you the Gospel of God.

10 [b]Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily, and justly, and unblameably we behaved ourselves among you that believe.

11 [c]As ye know how that we exhorted you, and comforted, and besought every one of you, (as a father his children.)

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  1. 1 Thessalonians 2:9 To depart with his own rights rather than to be chargeable to his sheep.
  2. 1 Thessalonians 2:10 To excel others in example of godly life.
  3. 1 Thessalonians 2:11 To exhort and comfort with a fatherly mind and affection.

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