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Thessalonian

[thes-uh-loh-nee-uh n]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Thessalonike or its inhabitants.
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Thessalonike.
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Origin of Thessalonian

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Historical Examples

  • For what, then, were the Thessalonian disciples taught to wait?

    The Great Commission

    C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh

  • But the glad tidings of Thessalonian faith and love swept it at once away.

  • The simplicity of the letters is due not to immaturity in Paul but to immaturity in the Thessalonian church.

  • Paul practiced what he preached when he urged the Thessalonian Christians to "pray without ceasing."

  • All this was included in the precious gospel which Paul preached, and which the Thessalonian converts received.

    The Great Commission

    C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh


British Dictionary definitions for thessalonian

Thessalonian

adjective
  1. of or relating to ancient Thessalonica (modern Salonika)
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noun
  1. an inhabitant of ancient Thessalonica
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