9 I John, your brother and fellow-partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and patience, a in Jesus, was b in the island called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus.
References for Revelation 1:9
    • l 1:9 - Hupomone, 'endurance:' see Jas. 5.7; so chs. 2.2,3,19; 13.10; 14.12. The words 'tribulation,' 'kingdom,' 'patience' are intimately connected, being brought together under one head by one article in the Greek.
    • m 1:9 - Ginomai: see John 1.17. His being there was an event which happened on account of the word of God. So 'became,' ver. 10.