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11Therefore encourage one another and build up each other, as indeed you are doing.


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11. comfort yourselvesGreek, "one another." Here he reverts to the same consolatory strain as in 1Th 4:18.

edify one another—rather as Greek, "edify (ye) the one the other"; "edify," literally, "build up," namely, in faith, hope, and love, by discoursing together on such edifying topics as the Lord's coming, and the glory of the saints (Mal 3:16).