1 Thessalonians 3:1
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
So when we could bear it no longer, we were willing to be left on our own in Athens.

Young's Literal Translation
Wherefore no longer forbearing, we thought good to be left in Athens alone,

King James Bible
Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;

Διὸ (Dio)
Strong's 1352: Wherefore, on which account, therefore. From dia and hos; through which thing, i.e. Consequently.

[when] we could bear [it]
στέγοντες (stegontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4722: To cover, conceal, ward off, bear with, endure patiently. From stege; to roof over, i.e. to cover with silence.

no longer,
μηκέτι (mēketi)
Strong's 3371: No longer, no more. From me and eti; no further.

we were willing
εὐδοκήσαμεν (eudokēsamen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 2106: To be well-pleased, think it good, be resolved. From eu and dokeo; to think well of, i.e. Approve; specially, to approbate.

to be left
καταλειφθῆναι (kataleiphthēnai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Passive
Strong's 2641: From kata and leipo; to leave down, i.e. Behind; by implication, to abandon, have remaining.

on our own
μόνοι (monoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3441: Only, solitary, desolate. Probably from meno; remaining, i.e. Sole or single; by implication, mere.

ἐν (en)
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

Ἀθήναις (Athēnais)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's 116: Athens, the intellectual capital of Greece. Plural of Athene; Athenoe, the capitol of Greece.


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