1 Thessalonians 4:11 (CJB) Also, make it your ambition to live quietly, to mind your own business and to earn your living by your own efforts – just as we told you. 1 Thessalonians 4:12 (CJB) Then your daily life will gain the respect of outsiders, and you will not be dependent on anyone.
1 Thessalonians 4:11 (CSB) to seek to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you, 1 Thessalonians 4:12 (CSB) so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone.
1 Thessalonians 4:11 (ESV) and to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, 1 Thessalonians 4:12 (ESV) so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.
1 Thessalonians 4:11 (NLT) Make it your goal to live a quiet life, minding your own business and working with your hands, just as we instructed you before. 1 Thessalonians 4:12 (NLT) Then people who are not believers will respect the way you live, and you will not need to depend on others.