10 Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be (A)tested, and you will have tribulation (B)for ten days. [a]Be (C)faithful until death, and I will give you (D)the crown of life. 11 (E)He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. (F)He who overcomes will not be hurt by the (G)second death.’

Message to Pergamum

12 “And to the angel of the church in (H)Pergamum write:

The One who has (I)the sharp two-edged sword says this:

13 ‘I know where you dwell, where (J)Satan’s throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny (K)My faith even in the days of Antipas, My (L)witness, My (M)faithful one, who was killed among you, (N)where Satan dwells. 14 But (O)I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the (P)teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, (Q)to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality. 15 So you also have some who in the same way hold the teaching of the (R)Nicolaitans. 16 Therefore (S)repent; or else (T)I am coming to you quickly, and I will make war against them with (U)the sword of My mouth. 17 (V)He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. (W)To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden (X)manna, and I will give him a white stone, and a (Y)new name written on the stone (Z)which no one knows but he who receives it.’

Message to Thyatira

18 “And to the angel of the church in (AA)Thyatira write:

(AB)The Son of God, (AC)who has [b]eyes like a flame of fire, and His feet are like burnished bronze, says this:

19 (AD)I know your deeds, and your love and faith and service and [c]perseverance, and that your [d]deeds of late are greater than [e]at first. 20 But (AE)I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman (AF)Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they (AG)commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols. 21 (AH)I gave her time to repent, and she (AI)does not want to repent of her immorality. 22 Behold, I will throw her [f]on a bed of sickness, and those who (AJ)commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of [g]her deeds. 23 And I will kill her children with [h]pestilence, and all the churches will know that I am He who (AK)searches the [i]minds and hearts; and (AL)I will give to each one of you according to your deeds. 24 But I say to you, the rest who are in (AM)Thyatira, who do not hold this teaching, who have not known the (AN)deep things of Satan, as they call them—I (AO)place no other burden on you. 25 Nevertheless (AP)what you have, hold fast (AQ)until I come. 26 (AR)He who overcomes, and he who keeps My deeds (AS)until the end, (AT)to him I will give authority over the [j]nations; 27 and he shall [k](AU)rule them with a rod of iron, (AV)as the vessels of the potter are broken to pieces, as I also have received authority from My Father; 28 and I will give him (AW)the morning star. 29 (AX)He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 2:10 Or Prove yourself faithful
  2. Revelation 2:18 Lit His eyes
  3. Revelation 2:19 Or steadfastness
  4. Revelation 2:19 Lit last deeds
  5. Revelation 2:19 Lit the first
  6. Revelation 2:22 Lit into
  7. Revelation 2:22 One early ms reads their
  8. Revelation 2:23 Lit death
  9. Revelation 2:23 Lit kidneys, i.e. inner man
  10. Revelation 2:26 Or Gentiles
  11. Revelation 2:27 Lit shepherd

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