10 “Because you have patiently obeyed me despite the persecution, therefore I will protect you from the time of Great Tribulation and temptation,[a] which will come upon the world to test everyone alive. 11 Look, I am coming soon![b] Hold tightly to the little strength you have—so that no one will take away your crown.
12 “As for the one who conquers, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God; he will be secure and will go out no more; and I will write my God’s Name on him, and he will be a citizen in the city of my God—the New Jerusalem, coming down from heaven from my God; and he will have my new Name inscribed upon him.Read full chapter
- Revelation 3:10 I will protect you from the time of Great Tribulation and temptation, or “I will keep you from failing in the hour of testing.” The inference is not clear in the Greek as to whether this means “kept from” or “kept through” the coming horror.
- Revelation 3:11 soon, or “suddenly,” “unexpectedly.”