Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Thessalonians 5:12 in English Standard Version "We ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you," 1Co 16:16 be subject to such as these, and to every fellow worker and laborer. 1Co 16:18 for they refreshed my spirit as well as yours. Give recognition to such people. Php 2:29 So receive him in the Lord with all joy, and honor such men, Heb 13:17 Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.