New King James Version
17 “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes I will give some of the hidden (A)manna to eat. And I will give him a white stone, and on the stone (B)a new name written which no one knows except him who receives it.” ’Read full chapter
17 He who has an ear, let him hear and heed what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes [the world through believing that Jesus is the Son of God], to him I will give [the privilege of eating] some of the [a]hidden manna, and I will give him a [b]white stone with a new name engraved on the stone which no one knows except the one who receives it.’(A)Read full chapter
- Revelation 2:17 This probably refers to the pot of manna placed in the Ark of the Covenant by Moses (Ex 16:33; Heb 9:4). Manna was a food supernaturally provided to Israel by God during their wanderings in the wilderness after the exodus from Egypt.
- Revelation 2:17 White stones were sometimes used as tickets of admission to public assemblies. Here the white stone may symbolize admission to the Messiah’s banquet.
Tree of Life Version
17 He who has an ear, let him hear what the Ruach is saying to Messiah’s communities. To the one who overcomes I will give some of the hidden manna,[a] and I will give him a white stone—and written on the stone a new name that no one knows except the one who receives it.”[b]Read full chapter
- Revelation 2:17 cf. Exod. 16:32-34.
- Revelation 2:17 cf. Isa. 56:5; 62:2.
New Living Translation
17 “Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches. To everyone who is victorious I will give some of the manna that has been hidden away in heaven. And I will give to each one a white stone, and on the stone will be engraved a new name that no one understands except the one who receives it.
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