Revelation 2:1-10 NAS

Message to Ephesus

1 "To the angel of the church in 1Ephesus write: The One who holds 2the seven stars in His right hand, the One who walks a3among * the seven golden lampstands, says this:

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    • m 2:1 - Lit "in the middle of"
      2 '4I know your deeds and your toil and bperseverance, and that you cannot * tolerate evil men, and you 5put to the test those who call themselves 6apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;

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      3 and you have cperseverance and have endured 7for My name's sake, and have not grown weary.

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      4 'But I have this against you, that you have 8left your first love.

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      5 'Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and 9repent and 10do the ddeeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your 11lampstand out of its place -unless * you repent.

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      6 'Yet this you do have, that you hate the deeds of the 12Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

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      7 '13He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. 14To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of 15the tree of life which is in the 16Paradise of God.'

      Message to Smyrna

      8 "And to the angel of the church in 17Smyrna write: 18The first and the last, who e19was dead, and has come to life, says this:

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      9 'I know your 20tribulation and your 21poverty (but you are 22rich ), and the blasphemy by those who 23say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of 24Satan.

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      10 'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be 25tested, and you will have tribulation 26for ten days. fBe 27faithful until death, and I will give you 28the crown of life.

      References for Revelation 2:10

        • r 2:10 - Or "Prove yourself faithful"