Add parallel Print Page Options

20 The [a]mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are (A)the [b]angels of the seven churches, and (B)the seven lampstands [c]which you saw are the seven churches.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Revelation 1:20 hidden truth
  2. Revelation 1:20 Or messengers
  3. Revelation 1:20 NU, M omit which you saw

20 The mystery of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand(A) and of the seven golden lampstands(B) is this: The seven stars are the angels[a] of the seven churches,(C) and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.(D)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Revelation 1:20 Or messengers

The Loveless Church

“To the [a]angel of the church of Ephesus write,

‘These things says (A)He who holds the seven stars in His right hand, (B)who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands:

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Revelation 2:1 Or messenger

To the Church in Ephesus

“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.(C)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Revelation 2:1 Or messenger; also in verses 8, 12 and 18

The Dead Church

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

‘These things says He who (A)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.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Revelation 3:1 Or messenger

To the Church in Sardis

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

These are the words of him who holds the seven spirits[b](B) of God and the seven stars.(C) I know your deeds;(D) you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead.(E)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Revelation 3:1 Or messenger; also in verses 7 and 14
  2. Revelation 3:1 That is, the sevenfold Spirit

Bible Gateway Sponsors