2 KwabaseTesalonika

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Isahluko 1

1 UPawulos noSilvano noTimoti babhalela ibandla labaseTesalonika, elikuThixo uBawo wethu, neNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu;
2 bathi, Makube lubabalo kuni, noxolo oluvela kuThixo uBawo, neNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu.
3 Simelwe kukuhlala sibulela kuThixo ngenxa yenu, bazalwana, njengokuba kufanelekile, ngokuba lukhula ngokugqithiseleyo ukholo lwenu, lusanda uthandano lwenu nonke ngabanye;
4 ngokokude thina ngokwethu siqhayise ngani emabandleni kaThixo, ngenxa yonyamezelo lwenu, nokholo lwenu, ezintshutshisweni zenu zonke, nasezimbandezelweni enizinyamezelayo;
5 umbonakaliso ke lowo womgwebo onobulungisa kaThixo, ukuze nibalelwe ekuthini nibufanele ubukumkani bukaThixo, enithi ngenxa yabo nive nokuva ubunzima;
6 ukuba kanti yinto ebubulungisa kuThixo ukubabuyekeza ngembandezelo abanibandezelayo;
7 athi, nina babandezelwayo, anibuyekeze ngokuniphumza kunye nathi, ekutyhilekeni kweNkosi uYesu, ivela emazulwini inezithunywa zamandla ayo;
8 inomlilo odangazelayo, ibaphindezela abangamaziyo uThixo, nabangazilulameliyo iindaba ezilungileyo zeNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu;
9 bona abo baya kuva ukubethwa, intshabalalo engunaphakade ke leyo, bemke ebusweni beNkosi, nasebuqaqawulini bokomelela kwayo;
10 xa ithe yeza kuzukiswa kubangcwele bayo, imangaliseke kubo bonke abakholwayo (ngokuba nakholwa bubungqina bethu kuni), ngaloo mini.
11 Ngoko ke sihlala sithandaza nokuthandaza ngenxa yenu, ukuba uThixo wethu anibalele ekuthini nilufanele ubizo lwenu, azalise ngokunamandla konke ukukholiswa kukulunga, nomsebenzi wokholo;
12 ukuze lizukiswe igama leNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu kuni, nani nizukiswe kuye, ngokobabalo lukaThixo wethu, neNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu.




Isahluko 2

1 Ke kaloku siyanicela, bazalwana, ngenxa yokufika kweNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu, nokuhlanganiselwa kwethu kuyo,
2 ukuba ningazanyazanyiswa kwakamsinya, nahlukane nengqiqo; ukuba ningabi navuso ngamoya, ngalizwi, ngancwadi ingathi, ivela kuthi, ngokungathi iselingene imini leyo kaKristu.
3 Makungabikho bani unilukuhlayo nangalunye uhlobo; ngokuba ayinakufika yona, lungakhanga lufike ulahlo kuqala, atyhileke umntu wesono, unyana wotshabalalo;
4 lowo uchasayo, uziphakamisayo ngaphezu kwento yonke ekuthiwa nguThixo, nehlonelwayo, ngokokude azihlalise etempileni kaThixo, ezenza uThixo, ezibonisa ukuba unguThixo.
5 Anikhumbuli na, ukuba oko bendisekuni ndanixelela ezi zinto?
6 Nangoku niyakwazi okubambezelayo, ukuze atyhileke ngelakhe ixesha.
7 Kuba imfihlelo yokuchasana nomthetho iselisebenza; kodwa kulindwe ukuba ade lowo ubambezelayo ngoku asuswe kanye.
8 Andule ukutyhileka ongenamthetho; lowo iya kumtshisa iNkosi ngomoya womlomo wayo, imbangise ngokubonakala kokufika kwayo:
9 kwalowo, ukufika kungokokusebenza kukaSathana, ngayo imisebenzi yonke yamandla, nemiqondiso, nezimanga zobuxoki,
10 nangako ukulukuhla konke kokungalungisi kwabo batshabalalayo; ngenxa enokuba bengakwamkelanga ukuyithanda inyaniso, ukuze basindiswe.
11 Nangenxa yoko, uThixo uya kubathumela ulahlekiso olusebenza ngamandla, ukuze bakholwe bubuxoki;
12 ukuze bagwetywe bonke abangakholwanga yiyo inyaniso, basuka bakholiswa kuko ukungalungisi.
13 Ke thina simelwe kukuhlala sibulela kuye uThixo ngenxa yenu, bazalwana bathandiweyo yiNkosi, ukuba uThixo kwasekuqalekeni waninyulela ukusindiswa, ngokungcwalisa koMoya nokukholwa yinyaniso;
14 awanibizela kuko oko ngazo iindaba ezilungileyo zethu, ukuba nizuze uzuko lweNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu.
15 Ngoko ke, bazalwana, yimani, nizibambe izithethe enazifundiswayo, nokuba kungelizwi, nokuba kungencwadi yethu.
16 Ke kaloku, iNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu ngokwayo, noThixo uBawo wethu owasithandayo, wasinika intuthuzelo engunaphakade, nethemba elilungileyo ngobabalo,
17 wanga angazithuthuzela iintliziyo zenu, anizimase kuwo onke amazwi nemisebenzi elungileyo.




Isahluko 3

1 Elokugqiba, sithandazeleni, bazalwana, ukuba ilizwi leNkosi likhawuleze, lizukiswe, njengoko lenjenjalo nakuni;
2 nokuba sihlangulwe ebantwini abangendawo, abakhohlakeleyo; kuba ukholo alubantwini bonke.
3 Ithembekile ke yona iNkosi, eya kunizimasa, inigcine kuyo inkohlakalo.
4 Sikholose ngani ke ngokwaseNkosini, ukuba izinto esinithethela zona niyazenza, nabe nisaya kuzenza.
5 Yanga ke iNkosi ingathi iintliziyo zenu izikhokelele eluthandweni lukaThixo, naselunyamezelweni lukaKristu.
6 Ke kaloku siyanithethela, bazalwana, egameni leNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu, ukuba nikhwebuke kubo bonke abazalwana abahamba ngokunxaxha, bengahambi ngokwesithethe abasamkelayo kuthi.
7 Kuba niyazi ngokwenu, ukuba nimelwe kukuthini na ukusilinganisa; ngokuba asinxaxhanga phakathi kwenu.
8 Asidlanga sonka samntu ngesisa; sidle ngokubulaleka nangemigu, sisebenza ubusuku nemini, ukuze singabi bunzima nakubani kuni;
9 kungengakuba sasingenagunya; senzela ukuze sizinikele sibe ngumfuziselo kuni, nize nina nixelise thina.
10 Kuba naxenikweni besikuni, sanithethela ngelithi, Ukuba umntu akathandi kusebenza, makangadli nokudla.
11 Kuba siyeva ukuba inxenye phakathi kwenu ihamba ngokunxaxha, ingasebenzi nento, izifaka kwizinto zabanye.
12 Abanjalo ke siyabathethela, sibavuselela ngayo iNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu, ukuba bathi, besebenza ngokuzola, badle esisesabo isonka.
13 Ke nina, bazalwana, musani ukutha amandla ekwenzeni okulungileyo.
14 Ukuba ke kukho bani ungalilulameliyo ilizwi lethu ngencwadi le, mqondeni lowo, ningazidibanisi naye, ukuze adane.
15 Noko ke ze ningambaleli ekuthini ulutshaba; manimluleke njengomzalwana.
16 Yanga ke iNkosi yoxolo ngokwayo inganinika uxolo ngamaxa onke, ngeendlela zonke. INkosi mayibe nani nonke.
17 Umbuliso ngesam isandla, mna Pawulos. Nguwo lowo umqondiso kuzo zonke iincwadi; ndenjenjalo ukubhala.
18 Ubabalo lweNkosi yethu uYesu Kristu malube nani nonke. Amen.