Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Thessalonians 1:6 in English Standard Version "And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit," Mt 5:12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. Ac 13:52 And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit. Ac 17:5 But the Jews were jealous, and taking some wicked men of the rabble, they formed a mob, set the city in an uproar, and attacked the house of Jason, seeking to bring them out to the crowd. 1Co 4:16 I urge you, then, be imitators of me. 1Co 11:1 Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ. Ga 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 1Th 2:14 For you, brothers, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea. For you suffered the same things from your own countrymen as they did from the Jews, 2Th 3:7 For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us, because we were not idle when we were with you, 2Th 3:9 It was not because we do not have that right, but to give you in ourselves an example to imitate.