10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and I heard behind me a great sound like a trumpet 11 saying, “What you see, write in a book and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea.”

12 And I turned to see the voice which was speaking with me, and when I[a] turned, I saw seven gold lampstands,

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  1. Revelation 1:12 Here “when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“turned”) which is understood as temporal

10 On the Lord’s Day(A) I was in the Spirit,(B) and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet,(C) 11 which said: “Write on a scroll what you see(D) and send it to the seven churches:(E) to Ephesus,(F) Smyrna,(G) Pergamum,(H) Thyatira,(I) Sardis,(J) Philadelphia(K) and Laodicea.”(L)

12 I turned around to see the voice that was speaking to me. And when I turned I saw seven golden lampstands,(M)

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