1 Thessalonians 4:8
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New International Version
Therefore, anyone who rejects this instruction does not reject a human being but God, the very God who gives you his Holy Spirit.


New American Standard Bible
So, he who rejects this is not rejecting man but the God who gives His Holy Spirit to you.


King James Bible
He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, the person who rejects this does not reject man, but God, who also gives you His Holy Spirit.


International Standard Version
Therefore, whoever rejects this instruction is not rejecting human authority but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit.


American Standard Version
Therefore he that rejecteth, rejecteth not man, but God, who giveth his Holy Spirit unto you.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore, he that despiseth these things, despiseth not man, but God, who also hath given his holy Spirit in us.


Darby Bible Translation
He therefore that in this disregards his brother, disregards, not man, but God, who has given also his Holy Spirit to you.


Young's Literal Translation
he, therefore, who is despising -- doth not despise man, but God, who also did give His Holy Spirit to us.
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Context
Live to Please God

1Furthermore then we beseech you, brothers, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as you have received of us how you ought to walk and to please God, so you would abound more and more. 2For you know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus. 3For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that you should abstain from fornication: 4That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honor; 5Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God: 6That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified. 7For God has not called us to uncleanness, but to holiness. 8He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given to us his holy Spirit. 9But as touching brotherly love you need not that I write to you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another. 10And indeed you do it toward all the brothers which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brothers, that you increase more and more; 11And that you study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; 12That you may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that you may have lack of nothing.
Cross References
Exodus 16:8
And Moses said, This shall be, when the LORD shall give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full; for that the LORD hears your murmurings which you murmur against him: and what are we? your murmurings are not against us, but against the LORD.


Luke 10:16
He that hears you hears me; and he that despises you despises me; and he that despises me despises him that sent me.


Romans 5:5
And hope makes not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given to us.


2 Corinthians 1:22
Who has also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.


Galatians 4:6
And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.


1 John 3:24
And he that keeps his commandments dwells in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he stays in us, by the Spirit which he has given us.


Treasury of Scripture

He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given to us his holy Spirit.

despiseth. or, rejecteth.

1 Samuel 8:7 And the LORD said to Samuel, Listen to the voice of the people in all that they say to you: for they have not rejected you...

1 Samuel 10:19 And you have this day rejected your God, who himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations...

John 12:48 He that rejects me, and receives not my words, has one that judges him: the word that I have spoken...

despiseth not.

Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 23:9 Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of your words.

Isaiah 49:7 Thus said the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despises, to him whom the nation abhors...

Isaiah 53:10 Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he has put him to grief: when you shall make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed...

Luke 10:16 He that hears you hears me; and he that despises you despises me; and he that despises me despises him that sent me.

Acts 13:41 Behold, you despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which you shall in no wise believe...

Jude 1:8 Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.

who.

Nehemiah 9:30 Yet many years did you forbear them, and testified against them by your spirit in your prophets: yet would they not give ear...

Acts 5:3,4 But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land...

1 Corinthians 2:10 But God has revealed them to us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God.

1 Corinthians 7:40 But she is happier if she so abide, after my judgment: and I think also that I have the Spirit of God.

1 Peter 1:12 To whom it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to us they did minister the things...

2 Peter 1:21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

1 John 3:24 And he that keeps his commandments dwells in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he stays in us...

Strong's Concordance
He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.
Topical Bible
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1 Thessalonians Chapter 4 Verse 8

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NT Letters: 1 Thessalonians 4:8 Therefore he who rejects this doesn't reject (1 Thess. 1 Thes. 1Th iTh i Th)
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