3and you haveaperseverance and have endured1for My name'ssake, and have not grownweary.4'But I have this against you, that you have 2left your firstlove.5'Thereforeremember from where you have fallen, and 3repent and 4do the bdeeds you did at first; orelse I am coming to you and will remove your 5lampstand out of its place-unless you repent.6'Yetthis you do have, that you hate the deeds of the 6Nicolaitans, which I alsohate.7'7He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches. 8To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of 9the tree of lifewhich is in the 10Paradise of God.'
8"And to the angel of the church in 11Smyrnawrite:12The first and the last, whoc13was dead, and has come to life, saysthis:9'I know your 14tribulation and your 15poverty (but you are 16rich ), and the blasphemy by those who 17say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of 18Satan.10'Do not fearwhat you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be 19tested, and you will havetribulation20for tendays. dBe 21faithfuluntildeath, and I will give you 22the crown of life.11'23He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches. 24He who overcomes will not be hurt by the 25seconddeath.'
12"And to the angel of the church in 26Pergamumwrite:The One who has27the sharptwo-edgedswordsaysthis:13'I knowwhere you dwell, where28Satan'sthrone is; and you holdfast My name, and did not deny29My faitheven in the days of Antipas, My 30witness, My 31faithfulone, who was killedamong you, 32whereSatandwells.