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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of First Epistle to the Thessalonians

Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure

1 The Thessalonians' faith and example (1:1-10) 1-1
2 Paul's ministry in Thessalonica (2:1-16) 1-1
3 Paul's desire to visit the Thessalonians again (2:17-3:13) 1-1
4 A life pleasing to God (4:1-12) 1-1
5 Resurrection of dead (4:13-18) 1-1
6 The coming of the Lord (5:1-11) 1-1
7 Final exhortations (5:12-28) 1-1

Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible, New Revised Standard Version and New Jerusalem Bible.

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