Revelation 2:12-17 CSB

The Letter to Pergamum

12 "To the angel of the church in Pergamum write: "The One who has the sharp, two-edged sword a says:

References for Revelation 2:12

      13 I know b where you live-where Satan's throne is! And you are holding on to My name and did not deny your faith in Me, c even in the days of Antipas, My faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan lives.

      References for Revelation 2:13

        • j 2:13 - Other mss add your works and
        • k 2:13 - Or deny My faith
          14 But I have a few things against you. You have some there who hold to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to place a stumbling block d in front of the sons of Israel: to eat meat sacrificed to idols and to commit sexual immorality. e

          References for Revelation 2:14

            • l 2:14 - Or to place a trap
            • m 2:14 - Or commit fornication
              15 In the same way, you also have those who hold to the teaching of the Nicolaitans. f

              References for Revelation 2:15

                • n 2:15 - Other mss add which I hate
                  16 Therefore repent! Otherwise, I will come to you quickly and fight against them with the sword of My mouth.
                  17 "Anyone who has an ear should listen to what the Spirit says to the churches. I will give the victor some of the hidden manna. g h I will also give him a white stone, and on the stone a new name is inscribed that no one knows except the one who receives it.

                  References for Revelation 2:17

                    • o 2:17 - Other mss add to eat
                    • p 2:17 - Ex 16:32-34