Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. 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. If not, mI will come to you soon and nwar against them with ethe sword of my mouth. 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. 7 He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. 8 “And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of the first and the last, who died and came to life. English Standard Version Update. James 2:5; [1 Tim. And around the throne, on each side of the throne, are tfour living creatures, ufull of eyes in front and behind: the angel. 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. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 12 Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking to me, and on turning I saw iseven golden lampstands, 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. 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God agave him bto show to his servants1 the things that must soon take place. 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, 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God () gave him () to show to his servants  the things that must soon take place. 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. 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. 16 These are grumblers, malcontents, qfollowing their own sinful desires; rthey are loud-mouthed boasters, sshowing favoritism to gain advantage. Try Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. hHold fast what you have, so that no one may seize iyour crown. Revelation 2:2–3 2 g “ ‘ I know your works , your toil and your patient endurance , and how you cannot bear with those who are evil , but h have tested those i who call themselves apostles and are not , and found them to be false . 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. To phim who loves us and qhas freed us from our sins by his blood Even so. 20 Behold, I stand at the door and zknock. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life. 2 “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of ehim who holds the seven stars in his right hand, fwho walks among the seven golden lampstands. Cancel any time. You have the reputation jof being alive, kbut you are dead. Besides, in Revelation 2:14, the Balaamites are evidently distinguished from the Nicolaitans. 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. If not, nI will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. It occurs in a passage indicating simple matters of historical fact, just as the name Antipas does in Revelation 2:13." If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. And all the churches will know that I am he wwho searches mind and heart, and xI will give to each of you according to your works. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 18 They6 said to you, u“In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions.” 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— 22 And have mercy on those who doubt; 2 And he called out with a mighty voice, p “ Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not gdeny my faith2 even in the days of Antipas hmy faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells. 4 But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first. 19 s“‘I know your works, your love and faith and service and patient endurance, and that your latter works exceed the first. 25 Only hold fast what you have until I come. oHis eyes were like a flame of fire, Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? 17 vWhen I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. 29 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’. 6:18; Heb. 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. 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. English Standard Version; Revelation 2 Revelation 2. 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. the angel. 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. 26 bThe one who conquers and who keeps my works cuntil the end, dto him I will give authority over the nations, 22 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’”. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. 12 “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 10 Do not fear what you are about to suffer. “‘I know your works. 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. 22 Behold, I will throw her onto a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her I will throw into great tribulation, unless they repent of her works, 23 and I will strike her children dead. 12 “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.’. Read verse in English Standard Version He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, 2 who bore witness to the word of God and to () the testimony of Jesus Christ, even () to all that he saw. 6 pHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’. 17 But you must tremember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. 21 ykeep yourselves in the love of God, zwaiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. 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. Don't have an account? 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.