19 “‘I know your works, your love and faith and service and patient endurance, and that your latter works exceed the first. Alford remarks: "There is no sort of reason for interpreting the name otherwise than historically. 5 From the throne came pflashes of lightning, and rumblings1 and peals of thunder, and before the throne were burning qseven torches of fire, rwhich are the seven spirits of God, 9 But when uthe archangel vMichael, contending with the devil, was disputing wabout the body of Moses, he did not presume to pronounce a blasphemous judgment, but said, x“The Lord rebuke you.” And all the churches will know that I am he who searches mind and heart, and I will give to each of you according to your works. 7 just as qSodom and Gomorrah and rthe surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and spursued unnatural desire,4 serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire. Revelation 2:12-17 - ESV: "And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: 'The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. Revelation 2. 19 aWrite therefore bthe things that you have seen, those that are and those that are to take place after this. 10 eI was in the Spirit fon the Lord’s day, and I heard behind me a loud voice glike a trumpet 2 “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. Revelation 2:4 English Standard Version (ESV). 14 nThe hairs of his head were white, like white wool, like snow. “‘I know your works. 14 “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the pAmen, qthe faithful and true witness, rthe beginning of God’s creation. 2 Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have not found your works lcomplete in the sight of my God. To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.’ To the Church in Smyrna Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. English Standard Version The one who conquers and who keeps my works until the end, to him I will give authority over the nations, King James Bible And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations: American Standard Version 22 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’”. 3 Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our fcommon salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you gto contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. 24 But to the rest of you in Thyatira, who do not hold this teaching, who have not learned what some call the deep things of Satan, to you I say, I do not lay on you any other burden. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. 6 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’. 20 Behold, I stand at the door and zknock. Yet this you have: you hate the works of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. Amen. 16 Therefore repent. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 12 “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. 21 I gave her time to repent, but she refuses to repent of her sexual immorality. 9 Behold, I will make those of bthe synagogue of Satan who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—behold, cI will make them come and bow down before your feet, and they will learn that dI have loved you. Revelation 1:11 Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What you see, write in a book.... Pergamos. 10 Do not fear what you are about to suffer. 11, 17, 29; ch. 10 Do not fear what you are about to suffer. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! 15 nto execute judgment on all and to convict all the ungodly of all their deeds of ungodliness that they have ocommitted in such an ungodly way, and of all pthe harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.” 6 Yet this you have: you hate the works of othe Nicolaitans, which I also hate. English Standard Version (ESV) … 17 cHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. 13 hwild waves of the sea, casting up the foam of itheir own shame; jwandering stars, kfor whom the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved forever. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. 4 After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! 6 Yet this you have: you hate the works of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. 21 I gave her time to repent, but vshe refuses to repent of her sexual immorality. 6 and made us ra kingdom, rpriests to shis God and Father, to him be tglory and udominion forever and ever. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. 18 I counsel you vto buy from me gold refined by fire, so that you may be rich, and wwhite garments so that you may clothe yourself and xthe shame of your nakedness may not be seen, and salve to anoint your eyes, uso that you may see. Revelation 2:1–29 To the Church in Ephesus. 18 and the living one. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 3 gBlessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, hfor the time is near. (Re 1:13; Re 1:16; Re 1:20). 13 and in the midst of the lampstands jone like ka son of man, lclothed with a long robe and mwith a golden sash around his chest. 2 “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of e him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, f who walks among the seven golden lampstands. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 18 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: ‘The words of the Son … 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God () gave him () to show to his servants [] the things that must soon take place. 6 and before the throne there was sas it were a sea of glass, like crystal. 16 These are grumblers, malcontents, qfollowing their own sinful desires; rthey are loud-mouthed boasters, sshowing favoritism to gain advantage. 7 above]; ver. 25 Only hold fast awhat you have until I come. Read Revelation 2 from the ESV Bible online. The one who conquers will not be hurt by the second death.’. Font Size. 2 “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of (A)him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, (B)who walks among the seven golden lampstands. Revelation 2:3 NIV Revelation 2:3 NLT Revelation 2:3 ESV Revelation 2:3 NASB Revelation 2:3 KJV Revelation 2:3 Bible Apps Revelation 2:3 Biblia Paralela Revelation 2:3 Chinese Bible Revelation 2:3 French Bible Revelation 2:3 German Bible Bible Hub ESV Text Edition: 2016. 26 bThe one who conquers and who keeps my works cuntil the end, dto him I will give authority over the nations, To phim who loves us and qhas freed us from our sins by his blood To the one who conquers I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, with a new name written on the stone that no one knows except the one who receives it.’. See on ch. yI died, and behold I am alive forevermore, and zI have the keys of Death and Hades. To the Church in Thyatira. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 20 But I have this against you, that you tolerate that woman tJezebel, who calls herself a prophetess and is teaching and seducing my servants uto practice sexual immorality and uto eat food sacrificed to idols. 6 And pthe angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day— 3 I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up jfor my name’s sake, and you khave not grown weary. 18 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: ‘The words of the Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of fire, and whose feet are like burnished bronze. 5 Now I want mto remind you, although you once fully knew it, that nJesus, who saved3 a people out of the land of Egypt, oafterward destroyed those who did not believe. If not, mI will come to you soon and nwar against them with ethe sword of my mouth. Read verse in English Standard Version 2 And he called out with a mighty voice, p “ Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! zBe faithful aunto death, and I will give you bthe crown of life. 12 “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. 3 “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him iwho has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. 3 4 h He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and i death shall be no more, j neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” 5 And k he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I l am making all things new. 4 Yet you have still a few names in Sardis, people who have not psoiled their garments, and they will walk with me qin white, for they are rworthy. 17 vWhen I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. 10 eBecause you have kept my word about patient endurance, I will keep you from the hour of trial that is coming on the whole world, to try fthose who dwell on the earth. 2 g“‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but hhave tested those iwho call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. 3:1, 8, 15 “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but # See 1 John 4:1 have tested those # See 2 Cor. English Standard Version and he will rule them with a rod of iron, as when earthen pots are broken in pieces, even as I myself have received authority from my Father. 19 yThose whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! cThe one who conquers will not be hurt by dthe second death.’. aTo those who are called, bbeloved in God the Father and ckept for2 Jesus Christ: 2 May dmercy, epeace, and love be multiplied to you. 22 And have mercy on those who doubt; And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me flike a trumpet, said, g“Come up here, and hI will show you what must take place after this.” 13 “‘I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. vI will confess his name before my Father and before his angels. z“Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty. 8 “And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of tthe first and the last, uwho died and came to life. 2:1 “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. 5 Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do mthe works you did at first. 13 “‘I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. 2 At once iI was in the Spirit, and behold, ja throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne. 7 vthe first living creature like a lion, the second living creature like an ox, the third living creature with the face of a man, and the fourth living creature like an eagle in flight. 8 “‘I know your works. 18 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: ‘The words of the Son of God, rwho has eyes like a flame of fire, and whose feet are like burnished bronze. Amen. 10 the twenty-four elders cfall down before him who is seated on the throne and worship him who lives forever and ever. 17 tFor you say, I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing, not realizing that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, ublind, and naked. 18 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: ‘The words of the Son … 11 gI am coming soon. 4 For hcertain people ihave crept in unnoticed jwho long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert kthe grace of our God into sensuality and ldeny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. 16 Therefore repent. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, wthat you may be tested, and for xten days yyou will have tribulation. 25 Only hold fast what you have until I come. 17 But you must tremember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. Revelation 2 English Standard Version To the Church in Ephesus 1 “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. 27 and ehe will frule3 them with a rod of iron, gas when earthen pots are broken in pieces, even as I myself have received authority from my Father. 19; ch. "'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. Try Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. 1 "To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: 'The words of 1 him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, 2 who walks among the seven golden lampstands. If not, nI will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. 14 But I have a few things against you: you have some there who hold the teaching of iBalaam, who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, so that they might jeat food sacrificed to idols and kpractice sexual immorality. 3 I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name’s sake, and you have not grown weary. 7 Behold, vhe is coming with the clouds, and wevery eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail2 on account of him. 13 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’. King James Bible And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father. 2 # ver. 21 ykeep yourselves in the love of God, zwaiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. hHold fast what you have, so that no one may seize iyour crown. 24 eNow to him who is able fto keep you from stumbling and gto present you hblameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. oHis eyes were like a flame of fire, See on ver. If you will not wake up, nI will come olike a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come against you. 3 I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary. Revelation 2:6 Parallel Commentaries 3 And he who sat there had the appearance of kjasper and carnelian, and around the throne was la rainbow that had the appearance of an emerald. 9 And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to him who is seated on the throne, bwho lives forever and ever, 12 “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has ethe sharp two-edged sword. English Standard Version Update. Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not deny my faith[b] even in the days of Antipas my faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells. 19 It is these who cause divisions, worldly people, vdevoid of the Spirit. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. 12 Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking to me, and on turning I saw iseven golden lampstands, 11 He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. 2 “ To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘ The words of e him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, f who walks among the seven golden lampstands. To the Church in Thyatira. 23 and I will strike her children dead. 20 But you, beloved, wbuilding yourselves up in your most holy faith and xpraying in the Holy Spirit, 28 And I will give him hthe morning star. Revelation 2:28. Amen. You have the reputation jof being alive, kbut you are dead. 29 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’. 11:13 who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. For they walked in zthe way of Cain and abandoned themselves for the sake of gain ato Balaam’s error and bperished in Korah’s rebellion. 10 yBut these people blaspheme all that they do not understand, and they are destroyed by all that they, like unreasoning animals, understand instinctively. ESV Gospel Transformation Bible, 1st Edition (Chocolate/Plum with Trail Design), ESV Devotional Psalter (TruTone, Olive), soft imitation leather, ESV Journaling Bible--soft leather-look, brown/cordovan with portfolio design, ESV Large Print Thinline Reference Bible (TruTone, Olive, Branch Design). 15 “‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. American Standard Version 5 and from Jesus Christ mthe faithful witness, nthe firstborn of the dead, and othe ruler of kings on earth. 26 The one who conquers and who keeps my works until the end, to him I will give authority over the nations, 27 and he will rule[c] them with a rod of iron, as when earthen pots are broken in pieces, even as I myself have received authority from my Father. 18 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: ‘The words of the Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of fire, and whose feet are like burnished bronze. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. James 2:5; [1 Tim. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 5 Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. It occurs in a passage indicating simple matters of historical fact, just as the name Antipas does in Revelation 2:13." Revelation 2:28: [2 Pet. 15 So also you have some who hold the teaching of lthe Nicolaitans. 1 Jude, a servant1 of Jesus Christ and brother of James. 15 So also you have some who hold the teaching of the Nicolaitans. Revelation 2:2 "'I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. 20 As for the mystery of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand, and cthe seven golden lampstands, the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and dthe seven lampstands are the seven churches. This summary of the book of Revelation provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Revelation. And zI have the reputation jof being alive, kbut you are neither cold nor hot you did at.. 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