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Revelation 2:2 New King James Version (NKJV)

“I know your works, your labor, your [a]patience, and that you cannot [b]bear those who are evil. And you have tested those who say they are apostles and are not, and have found them liars;

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:2 perseverance
  2. Revelation 2:2 endure
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Revelation 2:2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

I know your deeds and your labor and [a]perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil people, and you have put those who call themselves apostles to the test, and they are not, and you found them to be false;

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:2 Or steadfastness
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Revelation 2:2 New International Version (NIV)

I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance. I know that you cannot tolerate wicked people, that you have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not, and have found them false.

New International Version (NIV)

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Revelation 2:2 King James Version (KJV)

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:

Revelation 2:9 New King James Version (NKJV)

“I know your works, tribulation, and poverty (but you are rich); and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a [a]synagogue of Satan.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:9 congregation
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Revelation 2:9 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the [a]slander by those who say they are Jews, and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:9 Or blasphemy
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Revelation 2:9 New International Version (NIV)

I know your afflictions and your poverty—yet you are rich! I know about the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

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Revelation 2:9 King James Version (KJV)

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.

Revelation 2:13 New King James Version (NKJV)

13 “I know your works, and where you dwell, where Satan’s throne is. And you hold fast to My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days in which Antipas was My faithful martyr, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Revelation 2:13 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

13 ‘I know where you dwell, where Satan’s throne is; and you hold firmly to My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

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Revelation 2:13 New International Version (NIV)

13 I know where you live—where Satan has his throne. Yet you remain true to my name. You did not renounce your faith in me, not even in the days of Antipas, my faithful witness, who was put to death in your city—where Satan lives.

New International Version (NIV)

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Revelation 2:13 King James Version (KJV)

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.

Revelation 2:19 New King James Version (NKJV)

19 “I know your works, love, [a]service, faith, and your [b]patience; and as for your works, the last are more than the first.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:19 NU, M faith, service
  2. Revelation 2:19 perseverance
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Revelation 2:19 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

19 I know your deeds, and your love and faith, and service and [a]perseverance, and that your [b]deeds of late are greater than [c]at first.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:19 Or steadfastness
  2. Revelation 2:19 Lit last deeds
  3. Revelation 2:19 Lit the first
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Revelation 2:19 New International Version (NIV)

19 I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first.

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Revelation 2:19 King James Version (KJV)

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.

Revelation 2:26-27 New King James Version (NKJV)

26 And he who overcomes, and keeps My works until the end, to him I will give power over the nations—

27 ‘He shall rule them with a rod of iron;
They shall be dashed to pieces like the potter’s vessels’—

as I also have received from My Father;

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Revelation 2:26-27 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

26 The one who overcomes, and the one who keeps My deeds until the end, I will give him authority over the [a]nations; 27 and he shall [b]rule them with a rod of iron, as the vessels of the potter are shattered, as I also have received authority from My Father;

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:26 Or Gentiles
  2. Revelation 2:27 Lit shepherd
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Revelation 2:26-27 New International Version (NIV)

26 To the one who is victorious and does my will to the end, I will give authority over the nations 27 that one ‘will rule them with an iron scepter and will dash them to pieces like pottery’[a]—just as I have received authority from my Father.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:27 Psalm 2:9
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Revelation 2:26-27 King James Version (KJV)

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.

Revelation 3:1-2 New King James Version (NKJV)

The Dead Church

“And to the [a]angel of the church in Sardis write,

‘These things says He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: “I know your works, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead. Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die, for I have not found your works perfect before [b]God.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 3:1 Or messenger
  2. Revelation 3:2 NU, M My God
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Revelation 3:1-2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Message to Sardis

“To the angel of the church in Sardis write:

He who has [a]the seven spirits of God and the seven stars, says this: ‘I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, and yet you are dead. Be constantly alert, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 3:1 Possibly a symbolic reference to the Holy Spirit in His fullness, or to seven key angels
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Revelation 3:1-2 New International Version (NIV)

To the Church in Sardis

“To the angel[a] of the church in Sardis write:

These are the words of him who holds the seven spirits[b] of God and the seven stars. I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up! Strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have found your deeds unfinished in the sight of my God.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 3:1 Or messenger; also in verses 7 and 14
  2. Revelation 3:1 That is, the sevenfold Spirit
New International Version (NIV)

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