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Revelation 3 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Message to Sardis

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:1 - “To the angel of the church in Sardis write: He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars, says this: ‘I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, [fn]but you are dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:2 - ‘Wake up, 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:3 - ‘So remember [fn]what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent. Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:4 - ‘But you have a few [fn]people in Sardis who have not soiled their garments; and they will walk with Me in white, for they are worthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:5 - ‘He who overcomes will thus be clothed in white garments; and I will not erase his name from the book of life, and I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:6 - ‘He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’

Message to Philadelphia

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:7 - “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: He who is holy, who is true, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says this:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:8 - ‘I know your [fn]deeds. Behold, I have put before you an open door which no one can shut, because you have a little power, and have kept My word, and have not denied My name.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:9 - ‘Behold, I [fn]will cause those of the synagogue of Satan, who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—I will make them come and bow down [fn]at your feet, and make them know that I have loved you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:10 - ‘Because you have kept the word of My [fn]perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of [fn]testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole [fn]world, to [fn]test those who dwell on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:11 - ‘I am coming quickly; hold fast what you have, so that no one will take your crown.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:12 - ‘He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My new name.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:13 - ‘He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’

Message to Laodicea

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:14 - “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the [fn]Beginning of the creation of God, says this:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:15 - ‘I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:16 - ‘So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will [fn]spit you out of My mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:17 - ‘Because you say, “I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing,” and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:18 - I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:19 - ‘Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:20 - ‘Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:21 - ‘He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:22 - ‘He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’”
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: and
Literally: how
Literally: names
Or, deeds (behold...shut), that you have
Literally: give
Literally: before
Or, steadfastness
Or, temptation
Literally: inhabited earth
Or, tempt
I.e. Origin or Source
Literally: vomit

New American Standard Bible 1995
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