5'Thereforeremember from where you have fallen, and 1repent and 2do the adeeds you did at first; orelse I am coming to you and will remove your 3lampstand out of its place-unless you repent.6'Yetthis you do have, that you hate the deeds of the 4Nicolaitans, which I alsohate.7'5He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches. 6To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of 7the tree of lifewhich is in the 8Paradise of God.'
8"And to the angel of the church in 9Smyrnawrite:10The first and the last, whob11was dead, and has come to life, saysthis:9'I know your 12tribulation and your 13poverty (but you are 14rich ), and the blasphemy by those who 15say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of 16Satan.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 17tested, and you will havetribulation18for tendays. cBe 19faithfuluntildeath, and I will give you 20the crown of life.11'21He who has an ear, let him hearwhat the Spiritsays to the churches. 22He who overcomes will not be hurt by the 23seconddeath.'
12"And to the angel of the church in 24Pergamumwrite:The One who has25the sharptwo-edgedswordsaysthis:13'I knowwhere you dwell, where26Satan'sthrone is; and you holdfast My name, and did not deny27My faitheven in the days of Antipas, My 28witness, My 29faithfulone, who was killedamong you, 30whereSatandwells.14'But 31I have a fewthingsagainst you, because you havethere some who hold the 32teaching of Balaam, who kept teachingBalak to put a stumblingblockbefore the sons of Israel, 33to eatthingssacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.15'So you alsohave some who in the samewayhold the teaching of the 34Nicolaitans.