Revelation 2:8 DBY

8 And to the angel of the assembly in Smyrna write: These things says the first and the last, who became dead, and lived:

References for Revelation 2:8

    • 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.

      Study tools for Revelation 2:8

      • 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.