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 3among * the seven golden lampstands, says this:

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2 '4I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, 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 perseverance 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 deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your 11lampstand out of its place -unless * you repent.
6 'Yet this you do have, that you hate the deeds of the 12Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

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