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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Revelation 2

Verse 8

2:8 became (a-20) See Note f, ch. 1.18. lived. (b-23) That is, after having died. see chs. 1.17,18; 13.14; Matthew 9:18 ; Romans 14:9 .

Verse 11

2:11 wise (c-22) A strong negative.

Verse 18

2:18 fine (d-33) Or 'shining.'

Verse 20

2:20 woman (e-10) Some read 'thy wife,' alluding doubtless to Jezebel's connexion with responsible Ahab. And that is the meaning I believe of 'angel;' the symbolical representative of the assembly seen in those responsible in it, which indeed all really are. Hence 'thee,' and 'to you,' 'to you each,' and 'the rest.' servants (f-24) Or 'bondmen,' as ch. 1.1.

Verse 23

2:23 know (g-14) Ginosko . chs. 2.23,24; 3.3,9; elsewhere Oida in this book. see 1 Corinthians 8:1 .

Verse 24

2:24 who (a-19) 'Such as.' known (b-22) See Note, ver. 23.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Revelation 2". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.