References and Abbreviations

BDAG Walter Bauer and Frederick William Danker, A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, (Third Edition; based on  previous English editions by W.F. Arndt, F.W. Gingrich, and F.W. Danker; University of Chicago Press, 1957, 1979, 2000)
Bruce F.F. Bruce, 1 & 2 Thessalonians (Word Biblical Commentary 45; Word, 1982)
DPL Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin, and Daniel G. Reid (editors), Dictionary of Paul and His Letters (InterVarsity Press, 1993)
ISBE Geoffrey W. Bromiley (general editor), The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (Eerdmans, 1979-1988; fully revised from the 1915 edition)
KJV King James Version  (Authorized Version, 1611)
Liddell-Scott Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon (revised and augmented throughout by Sir Henry Stuart Jones with the assistance of. Roderick McKenzie; Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1940, Perseus Project online edition)
Metzger Bruce M. Metzger, A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament (United Bible Societies, 1971)
Morris Leon Morris, The Epistles of Paul to the Thessalonians (Tyndale New Testament Commentary, 1956)
NASB New American Standard Bible (The Lockman Foundation, 1960-1988)
NIV New International Version (International Bible Society, 1973, 1978)
NJB New Jerusalem Bible (Darton, Longman & Todd Ltd, 1985)
NRSV New Revised Standard Version  (Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ, USA, 1989)
Robertson Archibald Thomas Robertson, Word Pictures in the New Testament (Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1932, 1960)
Stott John Stott, The Gospel and the End of Time: The Message of 1 and 2 Thessalonians (InterVarsity Press, 1991)
TDNT Gerhard Kittel and Gerhard Friedrich (editors), Geoffrey W. Bromiley (translator and editor), Theological Dictionary of the New Testament (Eerdmans, 1964-1976; translated from Theologisches W├Ârterbuch zum Neuen Testament, ten volume edition)
Wanamaker Charles A. Wanamaker, Commentary on 1 and 2 Thessalonians (New International Greek Testament Commentary; Eerdmans/Paternoster, 1990)

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