Rev 1:9

1:9 patient endurance. The exhortation to endure and remain faithful runs through Revelation (2:2, 3, 13, 19; 3:10; 6:11; 13:10; 14:12; 16:15; 18:4; 20:4; 22:7, 11, 14). Here is practical exhortation in the midst of persecution and temptation (Introduction: Date and Occasion).

Patmos. A small island off the west coast of Asia Minor. Patmos had a Roman penal settlement used for persons considered dangerous to good order.