Revelation 2:1 DBY

1 To the angel of the assembly in Ephesus write: These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lamps:

Study tools for Revelation 2:1

  • a 2:8 - See Note f, ch. 1.18.
  • b 2:8 - That is, after having died: see chs. 1.17,18; 13.14; Matt. 9.18; Rom 14.9.
  • c 2:11 - A strong negative.
  • d 2:18 - Or 'shining.'
  • e 2:20 - Some read 'thy wife,' alluding doubtless to Jezebel's connexion with responsible Ahab. And that is the meaning I believe of 'angel;' the symbolical representative of the assembly seen in those responsible in it, which indeed all really are. Hence 'thee,' and 'to you,' 'to you each,' and 'the rest.'
  • f 2:20 - Or 'bondmen,' as ch. 1.1.
  • g 2:23 - Ginosko: chs. 2.23,24; 3.3,9; elsewhere Oida in this book: see 1Cor. 8.1.
  • h 2:24 - 'Such as.'
  • i 2:24 - See Note, ver. 23.