Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at sacred-texts.com
2 Thessalonians 3:1
th2 3:1May run - Go on swiftly, without any interruption. And be glorified - Acknowledged as divine, and bring forth much fruit.
2 Thessalonians 3:2
th2 3:2All men have not faith - And all men who have not are more or less unreasonable and wicked men.
2 Thessalonians 3:3
th2 3:3Who will stablish you - That cleave to him by faith. And guard you from the evil one - And all his instruments.
2 Thessalonians 3:4
th2 3:4We trust in the Lord concerning you - Thus only should we trust in any man.
2 Thessalonians 3:5
th2 3:5Now the Lord - The Spirit, whose proper work this is. Direct - Lead you straight forward. Into the patience of Christ - Of which he set you a pattern.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
th2 3:6That walketh disorderly - Particularly by not working. Not according to the tradition he received of us - The admonition we gave, both by word of mouth, and in our former epistle.
2 Thessalonians 3:10
th2 3:10Neither let him eat - Do not maintain him in idleness.
2 Thessalonians 3:11
th2 3:11Doing nothing, but being busybodies - To which idleness naturally disposes.
2 Thessalonians 3:12
th2 3:12Work quietly - Letting the concerns of other people alone.
2 Thessalonians 3:14
th2 3:14Have no company with him - No intimacy, no familiarity, no needless correspondence.
2 Thessalonians 3:15
th2 3:15Admonish him as a brother - Tell him lovingly of the reason why you shun him.
2 Thessalonians 3:16
th2 3:16The Lord of peace - Christ. Give you peace by all means - In every way and manner.