International Standard Version
11 The smoke from their torture goes up forever and ever. There is no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and its image or for anyone who receives the mark of its name.”
A Call for Endurance
12 Here is a call for[a] the endurance of the saints, who keep the commandments of God and hold fast to their faithfulness in Jesus:
13 I heard a voice from heaven say, “Write this:
How blessed are the dead,
that is, those who die in the Lord from now on!”
“Yes,” says the Spirit.
“Let them rest from their labors,
for their actions follow them.”
- Revelation 14:12 The Gk. lacks a call for
New International Version
11 And the smoke of their torment will rise for ever and ever.(A) There will be no rest day or night(B) for those who worship the beast and its image,(C) or for anyone who receives the mark of its name.”(D) 12 This calls for patient endurance(E) on the part of the people of God(F) who keep his commands(G) and remain faithful to Jesus.
13 Then I heard a voice from heaven say, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord(H) from now on.”
“Yes,” says the Spirit,(I) “they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them.”Read full chapter