II Thessalonians


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Noun1.II Thessalonians - a New Testament book containing Saint Paul's second epistle to the Thessalonians
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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The phrase 'caught up' is the Greek word 'harpazo' which actually means "to be snatched away violently." The Latin equivalent of harpazo is the verb rapio meaning "to take away by force." In the Latin Vulgate (one of the oldest Bibles in existence), the appropriate tense by rapio appears in verse 17 of Chapter 14, Book II Thessalonians.
On the contrary, I suggest reading II Thessalonians 3:6-16, in which some of the Thessalonians were being admonished to work and not be a burden on others as they had simply been taking from others without earning any of it.