Message to Philadelphia

“And to the angel of the church in (A)Philadelphia write:

(B)He who is holy, (C)who is true, who has (D)the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says this:

(E)I know your [a]deeds. Behold, I have put before you (F)an open door which no one can shut, because you have a little power, and have kept My word, and (G)have not denied My name. Behold, I [b]will cause those of (H)the synagogue of Satan, who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—I will make them (I)come and bow down [c]at your feet, and make them know that (J)I have loved you. 10 Because you have (K)kept the word of (L)My [d]perseverance, (M)I also will keep you from the hour of [e](N)testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole [f](O)world, to [g]test (P)those who dwell on the earth. 11 (Q)I am coming quickly; (R)hold fast what you have, so that no one will take your (S)crown. 12 (T)He who overcomes, I will make him a (U)pillar in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the (V)name of My God, and (W)the name of the city of My God, (X)the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My (Y)new name. 13 (Z)He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 3:8 Or deeds (behold...shut), that you have
  2. Revelation 3:9 Lit give
  3. Revelation 3:9 Lit before
  4. Revelation 3:10 Or steadfastness
  5. Revelation 3:10 Or temptation
  6. Revelation 3:10 Lit inhabited earth
  7. Revelation 3:10 Or tempt

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