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The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769. 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. The Christian life is a warfare against sin, Satan, the world, and the flesh. And though we must show all meekness to all men, yet we must show just zeal against their sins. Font Size. Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols. 26 And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations: 27 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. The sin Christ charged this church with, is, not the having left and forsaken the object of love, but having lost the fervent degree of it that at first appeared. 21 And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not. 24 But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden. 4 Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. Christ arms against coming troubles. King James Version (KJV) Bible Book List. 24 But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden. Many who are rich as to this world, are poor as to the next; and some who are poor outwardly, are inwardly rich; rich in faith, in good works, rich in privileges, rich in gifts, rich in hope. (C)2 I know your deeds,(D)your hard work and your perseverance. 25 But that which ye have already hold fast till I come. Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent. 6 But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitanes, which I also hate. All who persevere, shall derive from Christ, as the Tree of life, perfection and confirmation in holiness and happiness, not in the earthly paradise, but in the heavenly. Chapter 2. Christ knows and observes their state; though in heaven, yet he walks in the midst of his churches on earth, observing what is wrong in them, and what they want. Encouraging mention is made of what was good among them. 16 Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth. 8 And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive; 9 I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan. 1:16 He who holds the seven stars in His right hand, # Rev. And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations: 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. Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds. Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth. ‘These things says # Rev. 20 Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols. A wrong view of gospel doctrine and Christian liberty, was a root of bitterness from which evil practices grew. The implication from Revelation 2:2, 7 is that the works of which Christ is concerned are the works of overcoming—overcoming human nature or, as in I John 2:15-17, overcoming "the lust of the flesh, the lust of eyes, and the pride of life. “ Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols. But it is not enough that we are diligent; there must be bearing patience, and there must be waiting patience. 26 And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations: 27 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. Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Revelation 2:2. Revelation 1:16 And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength. This chapter covers the church in Ephesus, Smrna, Pergamum, and Thyatira. 18 And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass; 19 I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. "To the angel of the church of Ephesus write,'These things says He who holds the seven stars in His … It should be to try them, not to destroy them. The church of Ephesus is commended for diligence in duty. 17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it. All Christians should earnestly desire that their last works may be their best works. As this First and Last, who was dead and is alive, is the believer's Brother and Friend, he must be rich in the deepest poverty, honourable amidst the lowest abasement, and happy under the heaviest tribulation, like the church of Smyrna. This is a figurative expression, taken from the account of the garden of Eden, denoting the pure, satisfactory, and eternal joys of heaven; and the looking forward to them in this world, by faith, communion with Christ, and the consolations of the Holy Spirit. How tender Christ is of his faithful servants! The doctrine of the Nicolaitans is also condemned in Revelation 2:15, and in that passage it is related to immorality and idolatry. In a situation of trials, the church of Pergamos had not denied the faith, either by open apostacy, or by giving way so as to avoid the cross. KJV W/ STRONGS BIBLE - REVELATION 2 PREVIOUS CHAPTER - NEXT CHAPTER - HELP - FB - TWITTER - GR VIDEOS - GR FORUMS - GR YOUTUBE . Also, how suitable it is; "a crown of life:" the life worn out in his service, or laid down in his cause, shall be rewarded with a much better life, which shall be eternal. 3 of the churches receive a strong rebuke for the things they are doing wrong (mostly false teachings). Here is the promise of favour to those that overcome. Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in … King James Version Update. Epistles to the churches in Asia, with warnings and encouragements, To the church at Ephesus; (1-7) at Smyrna; (8-11) at Pergamos; (12-17) and at Thyatira. 8 And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which … And # John 6:6; 1 John 4:1 you have tested those # 2 Cor. 14 But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication. Sign up here! 10 Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. 8 And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive; 9 I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan. "In addition, we must work to overcome the persecutions, deceits, and persuasions of Satan and the influences of the world. And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive; I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and, Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast. What did Jesus say that the church of Ephesus lost? God is known by the judgments he executes; and by this upon seducers, he shows his certain knowledge of the hearts of men, of their principles, designs, frame, and temper. And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works. 29 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. 1 Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks; 2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: 3 And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted. 2 Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks; 2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: Yet this church connived at some wicked seducers. 15 So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing I hate. 22 Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds. But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. They grew wiser and better. 22 Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds. 6 But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. 5 Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent. Revelation 2:9 Context. 26 And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations: 27 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. Where there is spiritual plenty, outward poverty may be well borne; and when God's people are made poor as to this life, for the sake of Christ and a good conscience, he makes all up to them in spiritual riches. Encouragement is given to those who kept themselves pure and undefiled. The apostle John, having in the foregoing chapter written the things which he had seen, now proceeds to write the things that are, according to the command of God ch. If the presence of Christ's grace and Spirit is slighted, we may expect the presence of his displeasure. 23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works. After every victory let us follow up our advantage against the enemy, that we may overcome and keep the works of Christ to the end.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. (18-29)1-7 These churches were in such different states as to purity of doctrine and the power of godliness, that the words of Christ to them will always suit the cases of other churches, and professors. 1:13 who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands: 2 # Ps. Believers, take your wrestling life here, and expect and look for a quiet life hereafter; but not till then: the word of God never promises quietness and complete freedom from conflict here.8-11 Our Lord Jesus is the First, for by him were all things made; he was before all things, with God, and is God himself. In the first chapter of Revelation, John introduced his reason for writing: a direct command from Jesus Christ. There is promise of an ample reward to the persevering, victorious believer; also knowledge and wisdom, suitable to their power and dominion. Revelation 2 King James Version << Revelation 1 | Revelation 2 | Revelation 3 >> The Message to Ephesus. 17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it. The new name is the name of adoption; when the Holy Spirit shows his own work in the believer's soul, this new name and its real import are understood by him.18-29 Even when the Lord knows the works of his people to be wrought in love, faith, zeal, and patience; yet if his eyes, which are as a flame of fire, observe them committing or allowing what is evil, he will rebuke, correct, or punish them. Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks; I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted. What does Revelation chapter 2 mean? 15 So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which thing I hate. It turns and cuts every way; but the believer need not fear this sword; yet this confidence cannot be supported without steady obedience. 28 And I will give him the morning star. Christ brings day with him into the soul, the light of grace and of glory, in the presence and enjoyment of him their Lord and Saviour. 11 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death. (c) Smyrna was one of the cities of Ionia in Asia. And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges; I know thy works, and where thou dwellest. KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible. 6 But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. Revelation 2:18-29 KJV And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass; I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first. Geneva Study Bible {6} And unto the angel of the church in {c} Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive; (6) The second passage is to the pastors of the church of the Smyrnians. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God. 12 And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges; 13 I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth. 2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: 3 And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted. Christ is displeased with his people, when he sees them grow remiss and cold toward him. Each church is given a unique description of Jesus, a command, and a promise. 14 But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication. He lays nothing upon his servants but what is for their good. Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in … Indifference as to truth and error, good and evil, may be called charity and meekness, but it is not so; and it is displeasing to Christ. Revelation 2:4King James Version (KJV) 4 Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. Christ keeps an account of every hour's work his servants do for him, and their labour shall not be in vain in the Lord. 2 “To the angel[a]of the church in Ephesus(A)write: These are the words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand(B)and walks among the seven golden lampstands. 11 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death. Revelation 2:5 Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent. 18 And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass; 19 I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth, And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet, I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last. Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he … Let us beware of the depths of Satan, of which those who know the least are the most happy. 29 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. This is hidden from the rest of the world. 23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works. As our Lord notices all the advantages and opportunities we have for duty in the places where we dwell, so he notices our temptations and discouragements from the same causes. 5 Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent. Commentary on Revelation 2:8-11 (Read Revelation 2:8-11) Our Lord Jesus is the First, for by him were all things made; he was before all things, with God, and is God himself. Surely this mention in Scripture, of Christians forsaking their first love, reproves those who speak of it with carelessness, and thus try to excuse indifference and sloth in themselves and others; our Saviour considers this indifference as sinful. 29 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. 21 And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not. If a man is kept from the second death and wrath to come, he may patiently endure whatever he meets with in this world.12-17 The word of God is a sword, able to slay both sin and sinners. He was instructed to record Jesus' words, aimed at each of seven churches in Asia Minor, and to faithfully record them. They must endeavour to recover their first zeal, tenderness, and seriousness, and must pray as earnestly, and watch as diligently, as when they first set out in the ways of God. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death. 16 Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? Revelation 2:16 Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth. 7 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God. 1:6 “I know your works, your labor, your patience, and that you cannot bear those who are evil. 2 Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks; 2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: 3 And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted. 4 Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. 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