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Revelation 3

Introduction

1The angel of the church of Sardis is reproved;
3exhorted to repent, and threatened if he do not repent.
8The angel of the church of Philadelphia,
10is approved for his diligence and patience;
15the angel of Laodicea rebuked for being neither hot nor cold,
19and admonished to be more zealous.
20Christ stands at the door and knocks.

Verse 1

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.
unto
1:11,20
he that
1:4; 4:5; 5:6; John 1:16,33; 3:34; 7:37-39; 15:26,27; 20:22; Acts 2:33; 1 Peter 1:11
and the
1:16,20; 2:1
I know
2:2,9,13,19
and art
Luke 15:24,32; Ephesians 2:1,5; Colossians 2:13; 1 Timothy 5:6; James 2:26; Jude 1:12
Reciprocal: Ezekiel 44:15 - the sons;  Matthew 13:47 - and gathered;  Matthew 25:3 - foolish;  Luke 9:60 - Let;  John 3:21 - that his;  John 5:25 - when;  John 10:14 - know;  Romans 1:7 - To all;  Romans 2:17 - thou art;  2 Corinthians 3:3 - the epistle;  1 Thessalonians 5:12 - and are;  Revelation 3:8 - I know;  Revelation 3:15 - I know;  Revelation 19:9 - Write

Verse 2

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.
watchful
16:15; Isaiah 56:10; 62:6,7; Ezekiel 34:8-10,16; Zechariah 11:16; Matthew 24:42-51; Matthew 25:13; Mark 13:33-37; Acts 20:28-31; 2 Timothy 4:1-4; 1 Peter 4:7; 5:8
strengthen
2:4; Deuteronomy 3:28; Job 4:4-5; 16:5; Isaiah 35:3; Luke 22:31,32; Acts 18:23
thy works
1 Kings 11:4; 15:3; 2 Chronicles 25:2; Isaiah 57:12; Daniel 5:27; Matthew 6:2-4; 23:5,28-38
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 18:13 - Thou shalt;  Matthew 25:7 - GeneralMark 14:38 - Watch;  John 3:21 - that his;  1 Corinthians 11:31 - General1 Corinthians 16:13 - Watch;  2 Corinthians 13:5 - Examine;  1 Thessalonians 5:6 - watch;  2 Timothy 4:5 - watch;  Revelation 2:5 - and do

Verse 3

Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
Remember
2:5; Ezekiel 16:61-63; 20:43; 36:31; Hebrews 2:1; 2 Peter 1:13; 3:1
and hold
11; 2:25; 1 Timothy 6:20; 2 Timothy 1:13
repent
19; 2:5,21,22
I will
16:15; Matthew 24:42,43; Luke 12:39,40; 1 Thessalonians 5:2,4,5,6; 2 Peter 3:10
know
Matthew 25:13; Mark 13:33,36
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:9 - lest they;  Job 24:14 - in the night;  Proverbs 28:18 - but;  Isaiah 47:11 - thou shalt not know;  Ezekiel 12:28 - There shall;  Amos 4:12 - prepare;  Matthew 24:36 - GeneralMatthew 24:50 - come;  Mark 13:32 - of;  Mark 14:38 - Watch;  Luke 21:34 - that day;  Acts 26:20 - repent;  1 Corinthians 11:31 - General1 Corinthians 16:13 - Watch;  2 Corinthians 13:5 - Examine;  Galatians 5:1 - Stand;  Philippians 3:16 - whereto;  1 Thessalonians 3:8 - if;  1 Thessalonians 5:21 - hold;  1 Timothy 1:19 - Holding;  1 Timothy 6:12 - lay;  Titus 1:9 - Holding;  Hebrews 10:32 - call;  1 John 2:24 - abide;  Revelation 2:13 - thou holdest;  Revelation 13:10 - Here

Verse 4

Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.
names
11:13; *Gr: ; Acts 1:15
even
1 Kings 19:18; Isaiah 1:9; Romans 11:4-6
which
7:14; 19:8; Isaiah 52:1; 59:6; 61:3,10; 64:6; Zechariah 3:3-6; Jude 1:23
walk
5,18; 4:4; 6:11; 7:9,13; 19:14; Esther 8:15; Psalms 68:14; Ecclesiastes 9:8; Zechariah 3:4; Mark 16:5
for
Matthew 10:11; Luke 20:35; 21:36; 2 Thessalonians 1:5
Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:48 - thing made of;  Song of Solomon 5:2 - my dove;  Isaiah 24:13 - there;  Zechariah 3:7 - places;  Matthew 10:37 - not;  Matthew 22:8 - but;  Matthew 22:11 - which;  Matthew 28:3 - his raiment;  Luke 7:4 - worthy;  Luke 12:8 - Whosoever;  Luke 15:22 - the best;  John 20:12 - in;  Acts 1:10 - two;  2 Thessalonians 1:11 - would;  Revelation 14:4 - which follow;  Revelation 16:15 - lest;  Revelation 22:19 - and from

Verse 5

He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.
that
2:7; 1 Samuel 17:25
the same
4; 19:8
blot
Exodus 32:32,33; Deuteronomy 9:14; Psalms 69:28; 109:13
the book
13:8; 17:8; 20:12,15; 21:27; 22:19; Philippians 4:3
confess
Malachi 3:17; Matthew 10:32; Luke 12:8; Jude 1:24
Reciprocal: Genesis 7:4 - destroy;  Numbers 3:40 - GeneralDeuteronomy 29:20 - blot out;  2 Kings 14:27 - blot out;  Nehemiah 13:14 - Remember me;  Ecclesiastes 9:8 - thy garments;  Isaiah 4:3 - written;  Isaiah 56:5 - that shall;  Daniel 12:1 - written;  Zechariah 3:7 - places;  Matthew 7:21 - my;  Matthew 22:11 - which;  Matthew 28:3 - his raiment;  Luke 6:23 - your;  Luke 9:26 - whosoever;  Luke 10:20 - your;  Luke 15:22 - the best;  Galatians 6:9 - if;  Philippians 2:11 - every;  1 John 5:4 - overcometh;  Revelation 2:26 - he;  Revelation 3:18 - white;  Revelation 4:4 - clothed;  Revelation 6:11 - white;  Revelation 7:9 - clothed;  Revelation 12:11 - they overcame

Verse 6

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
2:7
Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 15:2 - Hear ye me;  Proverbs 5:1 - attend;  Jeremiah 7:2 - Hear;  Micah 1:2 - hearken;  Matthew 11:15 - GeneralMatthew 13:9 - GeneralMark 4:9 - GeneralMark 7:16 - GeneralGalatians 6:9 - if;  1 Timothy 4:1 - the Spirit;  Hebrews 10:15 - GeneralRevelation 2:17 - hath;  Revelation 3:22 - GeneralRevelation 22:16 - General

Verse 7

And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;
to the
1:11; 2:1
Philadelphia
he that is holy
4:8; 6:10; Psalms 16:10; 89:18; 145:17; Isaiah 6:3; 30:11; 41:14,16,20; 47:4; Isaiah 48:17; 49:7; 54:5; 55:5; Mark 1:24; Luke 4:34; Acts 3:14
he that is true
14; 1:5; 6:10; 15:3; 16:7; 19:2,11; 21:5; Matthew 24:35; John 14:6; 1 John 5:20
the key
1:18; Isaiah 22:22; Luke 1:32
he that openeth
5:3-5,9; Job 11:10; 12:14; Matthew 16:19
Reciprocal: Exodus 23:21 - my name;  Leviticus 20:26 - the Lord;  Deuteronomy 33:8 - with thy;  2 Kings 6:17 - open his eyes;  2 Chronicles 7:13 - If I shut up heaven;  Job 6:10 - the Holy One;  Job 14:5 - thou hast;  Psalm 89:19 - to thy holy;  Psalm 99:9 - for the;  Proverbs 30:3 - the holy;  Isaiah 5:16 - God that is holy;  Isaiah 43:15 - the Lord;  Isaiah 57:15 - whose;  Ezekiel 44:15 - the sons;  Daniel 9:24 - the most;  Matthew 18:18 - GeneralMark 13:34 - the porter;  Luke 24:45 - GeneralJohn 10:3 - the porter;  Acts 2:27 - thine;  Acts 7:52 - the Just One;  Acts 12:10 - which;  Acts 14:27 - opened;  Acts 16:14 - whose;  Romans 1:7 - To all;  Romans 3:4 - let God;  1 Corinthians 16:9 - door;  2 Corinthians 1:18 - as;  2 Corinthians 2:12 - and a;  2 Corinthians 3:3 - the epistle;  Colossians 4:3 - that;  1 Thessalonians 5:12 - and are;  Hebrews 7:26 - holy;  1 Peter 1:15 - is;  1 John 2:20 - the Holy;  Revelation 1:4 - to the;  Revelation 1:20 - The seven stars;  Revelation 3:8 - an open;  Revelation 15:4 - thou only;  Revelation 19:9 - Write

Verse 8

I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
I know
1,15; 2:2
an open
7; 1 Corinthians 16:9; 2 Corinthians 2:12; Colossians 4:3
a little
Daniel 11:34; 2 Corinthians 12:8-10; Philippians 4:13
and hast kept
10; 22:7; John 14:21-24; 15:20; 17:6; 2 Timothy 4:7
and hast not
2:13; Proverbs 30:9; Matthew 26:70-72; Luke 12:9; Acts 3:13,14; 1 Timothy 5:8; 1 John 2:22,23; Jude 1:4
Reciprocal: Joshua 24:27 - deny;  Matthew 18:18 - GeneralJohn 10:3 - the porter;  John 10:14 - know;  Acts 14:27 - opened;  1 Corinthians 8:3 - is;  1 Timothy 1:19 - Holding;  2 Timothy 2:12 - if we deny;  2 Timothy 2:19 - Let;  2 Peter 2:1 - denying;  1 John 5:18 - keepeth;  Revelation 14:12 - the faith

Verse 9

Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.
the synagogue
2:9
I will make them to
Exodus 11:8; 12:30-32; 1 Samuel 2:36; Esther 8:17; Job 42:8-10; Isaiah 49:23; 60:14; Zechariah 8:20-23; Acts 16:37-39
Reciprocal: Genesis 21:22 - God;  Genesis 26:27 - seeing;  Genesis 39:3 - saw that;  Genesis 42:6 - bowed;  Exodus 8:25 - GeneralExodus 11:3 - Moses;  Numbers 12:11 - I beseech thee;  Deuteronomy 2:25 - GeneralDeuteronomy 28:10 - and they shall;  Judges 5:13 - he made;  Judges 11:7 - Did not ye hate;  1 Samuel 18:28 - General1 Samuel 30:3 - burned;  2 Samuel 1:2 - he fell;  2 Samuel 19:18 - fell down;  1 Kings 13:6 - now;  2 Kings 1:13 - besought;  2 Kings 3:12 - Israel;  Esther 6:11 - took Haman;  Esther 7:7 - Haman;  Job 11:19 - many;  Proverbs 14:19 - GeneralIsaiah 14:2 - whose captives they were;  Isaiah 26:6 - GeneralIsaiah 26:11 - be;  Isaiah 41:11 - all they;  Isaiah 43:4 - I Have;  Isaiah 45:14 - they shall fall;  Isaiah 48:1 - which are;  Daniel 5:11 - light;  Micah 7:17 - lick;  Matthew 25:8 - Give;  Matthew 28:9 - and held;  Luke 14:10 - then;  John 6:70 - and one;  John 8:55 - shall;  John 16:27 - the Father;  Acts 16:29 - and fell;  Acts 16:39 - came;  Romans 2:17 - thou art;  1 Corinthians 8:3 - is;  2 Corinthians 6:8 - evil;  Philippians 2:15 - rebuke;  Philippians 3:2 - the;  2 Thessalonians 2:16 - which;  1 John 2:22 - Who;  Revelation 2:13 - Satan's;  Revelation 12:9 - and Satan

Verse 10

Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
the word
1:9; 13:10; 14:12
I also
Matthew 6:13; 26:41; 1 Corinthians 10:13; Ephesians 6:13; 2 Peter 2:9
all
Matthew 24:14; Mark 14:9; Luke 2:1; Romans 1:8
to try
Isaiah 24:17; Daniel 12:10; Zechariah 13:9; James 3:12; 1 Peter 4:12
Reciprocal: Psalm 41:1 - time of trouble;  Psalm 119:67 - but now;  Proverbs 14:3 - but;  Proverbs 16:17 - he;  Mark 13:13 - but;  Mark 14:38 - Watch;  Luke 11:4 - lead;  Luke 21:19 - GeneralLuke 22:40 - Pray;  John 6:70 - and one;  Acts 21:13 - for;  2 Corinthians 6:4 - in much;  Philippians 4:1 - so;  1 Thessalonians 1:3 - and patience;  2 Thessalonians 3:5 - and into;  1 Timothy 1:19 - Holding;  2 Timothy 4:7 - I have kept;  Hebrews 2:18 - them;  Hebrews 11:17 - when;  Hebrews 12:1 - with patience;  1 Peter 1:7 - the trial;  2 Peter 1:10 - never;  Revelation 2:3 - hast patience;  Revelation 3:8 - and hast kept;  Revelation 16:14 - the whole

Verse 11

Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.
I come
1:3; 22:7,12,20; Zephaniah 1:14; Philippians 4:5; James 5:9
hold
3; 2:13,25
thy
2:10; 4:4,10; 1 Corinthians 9:25; 2 Timothy 2:5; 4:8; James 1:12; 1 Peter 5:3,4
Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 3:4 - I held;  Lamentations 5:16 - The crown;  Ezekiel 18:24 - All his;  Luke 19:26 - and from;  John 21:22 - If;  1 Corinthians 9:24 - so run;  Philippians 4:1 - so;  Colossians 2:18 - no;  1 Thessalonians 3:8 - if;  1 Thessalonians 5:21 - hold;  2 Thessalonians 3:5 - and into;  2 Timothy 1:13 - Hold;  Titus 1:9 - Holding;  Hebrews 3:6 - if;  Hebrews 10:23 - hold;  2 Peter 1:10 - never;  1 John 2:24 - abide;  2 John 1:8 - Look

Verse 12

Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.
overcometh
2:7; 17:14; 1 John 2:13,14; 4:4
pillar
1 Kings 7:21; Jeremiah 1:18; Galatians 2:9
I will
2:17; 14:1; 22:4
the city
21:2,10-27; Psalms 48:8; 87:3; Galatians 4:26,27; Hebrews 12:22
my new
22:4; Isaiah 65:15; Ephesians 3:15
Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 17:25 - the king;  Ezra 9:8 - in his holy place;  Psalm 45:15 - they shall;  Psalm 61:4 - abide;  Psalm 65:4 - causest;  Proverbs 9:1 - pillars;  Song of Solomon 3:4 - I held;  Song of Solomon 3:10 - GeneralIsaiah 33:20 - not one;  Isaiah 43:7 - called;  Isaiah 56:5 - and a;  Isaiah 60:14 - The city;  Ezekiel 40:49 - pillars;  Ezekiel 41:1 - to the temple;  Mark 12:16 - image;  Luke 2:37 - which;  Luke 6:23 - your;  John 14:2 - my;  Galatians 6:9 - if;  1 Timothy 4:8 - having;  1 Peter 2:5 - also;  1 John 5:4 - overcometh;  Revelation 2:26 - he;  Revelation 12:11 - they overcame;  Revelation 13:17 - name;  Revelation 19:12 - a name;  Revelation 22:19 - and from

Verse 13

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
2:7
Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 15:2 - Hear ye me;  Proverbs 5:1 - attend;  Jeremiah 7:2 - Hear;  Micah 1:2 - hearken;  Matthew 11:15 - GeneralMatthew 13:9 - GeneralMark 4:9 - GeneralMark 7:16 - GeneralActs 1:2 - through;  Galatians 6:9 - if;  1 Timothy 4:1 - the Spirit;  Hebrews 10:15 - GeneralRevelation 2:17 - hath;  Revelation 3:22 - GeneralRevelation 22:16 - General

Verse 14

And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;
the angel
1:11; 2:1
of the Laodiceans
or, in Laodicea.
Colossians 2:1; 4:16
the Amen
Isaiah 65:16; 2 Corinthians 1:20
the faithful
7; 1:5; 19:11; 22:6; Isaiah 55:4; Jeremiah 42:5
the beginning
Colossians 1:15
Reciprocal: Genesis 1:1 - God;  Proverbs 8:7 - my mouth;  Isaiah 11:5 - and faithfulness;  Isaiah 43:10 - and my servant;  Jeremiah 28:6 - Amen;  Jeremiah 29:23 - even I;  Ezekiel 44:15 - the sons;  Matthew 6:13 - Amen;  Matthew 24:35 - my;  John 3:3 - Verily;  John 3:11 - We speak;  John 5:31 - GeneralJohn 14:6 - the truth;  John 18:37 - that I should;  Romans 1:7 - To all;  2 Corinthians 1:18 - as;  2 Corinthians 3:3 - the epistle;  Colossians 1:18 - the beginning;  Colossians 4:13 - Laodicea;  1 Thessalonians 5:12 - and are;  1 Timothy 6:13 - who before;  Hebrews 1:10 - in;  2 Peter 3:4 - from the beginning;  1 John 5:20 - him that;  Revelation 1:4 - to the;  Revelation 1:20 - The seven stars;  Revelation 2:4 - because;  Revelation 19:9 - Write;  Revelation 22:18 - testify

Verse 15

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.
I know
1; 2:2
that
2:4; Matthew 24:12; Philippians 1:9; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 1 Peter 1:22
I would
Deuteronomy 5:29; Psalms 81:11-13; 2 Corinthians 12:20
thou
Joshua 24:15-24; 1 Kings 18:21; Proverbs 23:26; Hosea 7:8; 10:2; Zephaniah 1:5,6; Matthew 6:24; Matthew 10:37; Luke 14:27,28; 1 Corinthians 16:22; James 1:8
Reciprocal: 2 Kings 17:41 - these nations;  Psalm 119:20 - soul;  Psalm 119:81 - fainteth;  Jeremiah 2:31 - We are lords;  Ezekiel 20:39 - but;  Hosea 5:3 - know;  Matthew 12:30 - that is;  Matthew 13:12 - from;  Matthew 13:47 - and gathered;  Matthew 25:3 - foolish;  Matthew 25:30 - cast;  Luke 11:23 - GeneralJohn 3:21 - that his;  John 10:14 - know;  Romans 12:11 - fervent;  1 Corinthians 8:3 - is;  2 Corinthians 11:29 - and I burn;  Revelation 3:8 - I know

Verse 16

So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
I will spue thee out
2:5; Jeremiah 14:19; 15:1-4; Zechariah 11:8,9
Reciprocal: Leviticus 18:28 - GeneralDeuteronomy 20:8 - fearful;  Deuteronomy 32:19 - And when;  1 Kings 18:21 - How long;  2 Kings 17:41 - these nations;  Psalm 119:20 - soul;  Psalm 119:81 - fainteth;  Proverbs 1:23 - behold;  Ezekiel 20:39 - but;  Hosea 7:8 - a cake;  Hosea 10:2 - Their heart is divided;  Matthew 12:30 - that is;  Matthew 13:12 - from;  Matthew 25:3 - foolish;  Matthew 25:30 - cast;  Luke 11:23 - GeneralActs 1:2 - through;  Romans 12:11 - fervent;  1 Corinthians 8:3 - is

Verse 17

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
I am
2:9; Proverbs 13:7; Hosea 12:8; Zechariah 11:5; Luke 1:53; 6:24; 18:11,12; Romans 11:20,25; Romans 12:3; 1 Corinthians 4:8-10
have need
Deuteronomy 8:12-14; Proverbs 30:9; Jeremiah 2:31; Matthew 9:12
knowest
Romans 2:17-23
wretched
Matthew 5:3; Romans 7:24
blind
Isaiah 42:19; John 9:40,41; 2 Peter 1:9
naked
16:15; Genesis 3:7,10,11; Exodus 32:35
Reciprocal: Exodus 32:25 - naked;  2 Chronicles 28:19 - made Judah;  Psalm 72:12 - For;  Proverbs 8:5 - GeneralProverbs 9:4 - GeneralProverbs 26:12 - a man;  Isaiah 42:18 - ye deaf;  Isaiah 46:12 - Hearken;  Isaiah 59:6 - neither;  Isaiah 64:6 - all our;  Jeremiah 2:23 - How canst;  Ezekiel 16:7 - whereas;  Zephaniah 1:17 - they shall;  Matthew 6:23 - If;  Matthew 7:7 - and it;  Matthew 25:9 - but;  Mark 10:24 - trust;  Luke 6:25 - full;  Luke 6:42 - see;  Luke 11:35 - GeneralLuke 15:29 - Lo;  John 4:10 - thou wouldest;  Acts 2:40 - Save;  Acts 8:22 - pray;  Romans 2:19 - art confident;  Romans 10:3 - to establish;  1 Corinthians 10:12 - General2 Corinthians 8:7 - as;  2 Corinthians 11:19 - seeing;  1 Timothy 6:4 - He;  1 John 1:6 - If;  1 John 2:11 - because

Verse 18

I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
counsel
Psalms 16:7; 32:8; 73:24; 107:11; Proverbs 1:25,30; 19:20; Ecclesiastes 8:2
buy
Proverbs 23:23; Isaiah 55:1; Matthew 13:44; 25:9
gold
Malachi 3:3; 1 Corinthians 3:12,13; 1 Peter 1:7
that thou
2:9; Luke 12:21; 2 Corinthians 8:9; 1 Timothy 6:18; James 2:5
white
4,5; 7:13; 16:15; 19:8; 2 Corinthians 5:3
the shame
16:15; Isaiah 47:3; Jeremiah 13:26; Daniel 12:2; Micah 1:11; Nahum 3:5
anoint
John 9:6-11; 1 John 2:20-27
Reciprocal: Genesis 3:10 - because;  Genesis 9:21 - and he;  Exodus 28:42 - breeches;  Exodus 32:25 - naked;  Numbers 31:23 - abide;  2 Chronicles 28:19 - made Judah;  Psalm 45:13 - clothing;  Psalm 72:12 - For;  Psalm 119:18 - Open;  Proverbs 3:14 - GeneralProverbs 8:5 - GeneralProverbs 8:18 - durable;  Proverbs 9:4 - GeneralIsaiah 20:4 - shame;  Isaiah 29:18 - the deaf;  Isaiah 42:7 - open;  Isaiah 42:18 - ye deaf;  Isaiah 46:12 - Hearken;  Isaiah 59:6 - neither;  Isaiah 64:6 - all our;  Jeremiah 2:23 - How canst;  Lamentations 1:8 - they;  Ezekiel 16:7 - whereas;  Ezekiel 16:36 - and thy;  Daniel 12:10 - shall be;  Matthew 6:23 - If;  Matthew 7:7 - and it;  Matthew 9:12 - They that be whole;  Matthew 22:11 - which;  Mark 8:23 - spit;  Mark 10:30 - an hundredfold;  Luke 1:53 - and;  Luke 6:42 - see;  Luke 12:44 - that he will;  Luke 15:22 - the best;  Luke 16:11 - true;  John 4:10 - thou wouldest;  Acts 8:22 - pray;  Acts 11:26 - were;  Romans 2:19 - art confident;  Romans 10:3 - to establish;  1 Corinthians 3:15 - work;  1 Corinthians 10:12 - General2 Corinthians 1:21 - anointed;  Ephesians 3:8 - unsearchable;  Hebrews 11:26 - greater;  1 John 1:6 - If;  Revelation 7:9 - clothed

Verse 19

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
many
Deuteronomy 8:5; 2 Samuel 7:14; Job 5:17; Psalms 6:1; 39:11; 94:10; Proverbs 3:11,12; 15:10; Proverbs 15:32; 22:15; Isaiah 26:16; Jeremiah 2:30; 7:28; 10:24; 30:11; 31:18; Zephaniah 3:2; 1 Corinthians 11:32; 2 Corinthians 6:9; Hebrews 12:5-11; James 1:12
be
Numbers 25:11-13; Psalms 69:9; John 2:17; Romans 12:11; 2 Corinthians 7:11; Galatians 4:18; Titus 2:14
repent
2:5,21,22
Reciprocal: Genesis 14:12 - who;  Genesis 20:16 - thus;  Genesis 29:25 - wherefore;  2 Samuel 12:14 - the child;  2 Samuel 24:12 - that 1may;  1 Kings 13:21 - thou hast disobeyed;  1 Chronicles 4:10 - that it may;  1 Chronicles 21:10 - that 1may;  2 Chronicles 16:12 - diseased;  2 Chronicles 20:1 - came against;  2 Chronicles 20:37 - the Lord;  Job 22:4 - reprove;  Job 33:19 - chastened;  Job 35:15 - visited;  Psalm 23:3 - restoreth;  Psalm 50:21 - will;  Psalm 73:5 - They are;  Psalm 85:8 - but;  Psalm 94:12 - teachest;  Psalm 119:75 - thou in;  Psalm 141:5 - the righteous;  Proverbs 1:23 - my reproof;  Proverbs 17:10 - GeneralProverbs 19:25 - reprove;  Proverbs 27:6 - the wounds;  Ecclesiastes 7:5 - better;  Song of Solomon 5:6 - but my;  Isaiah 1:25 - And I;  Isaiah 37:3 - GeneralIsaiah 48:10 - I have refined;  Jeremiah 24:5 - them that are carried away captive;  Jeremiah 46:28 - will I;  Ezekiel 3:21 - if thou;  Hosea 5:2 - a rebuker;  Hosea 7:12 - as their;  Hosea 7:15 - bound;  Jonah 4:8 - that God;  Micah 6:9 - hear;  Haggai 1:9 - Because;  Matthew 16:9 - ye not;  Matthew 25:7 - GeneralMatthew 26:74 - saying;  Mark 4:13 - Know;  Mark 8:33 - he rebuked;  Mark 16:14 - and upbraided;  Luke 1:20 - because;  Luke 9:55 - and rebuked;  John 11:3 - he;  John 15:2 - and;  John 16:27 - the Father;  John 21:17 - the third;  Romans 8:28 - we know;  1 Corinthians 11:30 - many;  1 Corinthians 16:24 - love;  2 Corinthians 7:8 - though 1made;  1 Timothy 1:20 - that;  2 Timothy 4:2 - reprove;  Hebrews 12:6 - whom;  Revelation 2:16 - Repent;  Revelation 3:3 - repent

Verse 20

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
I stand
Song of Solomon 5:2-4; Luke 12:36
I will
John 14:21-23
will sup
19:9; Luke 12:37; 17:8
Reciprocal: Genesis 18:8 - stood;  Exodus 25:29 - to cover;  Leviticus 3:11 - the food;  2 Samuel 9:7 - eat bread;  1 Kings 2:7 - eat;  1 Kings 22:52 - in the way;  2 Chronicles 9:4 - the sitting;  Psalm 95:7 - if ye;  Psalm 101:6 - that they;  Song of Solomon 1:12 - sitteth;  Song of Solomon 2:4 - brought;  Song of Solomon 2:8 - voice;  Song of Solomon 5:5 - rose;  Ezekiel 41:22 - This is;  Ezekiel 44:3 - to eat;  Matthew 8:11 - shall sit;  Matthew 25:7 - GeneralMark 14:14 - where I;  Mark 16:19 - and sat;  Luke 14:16 - bade;  Luke 19:5 - for;  Luke 22:11 - Where is;  John 1:39 - abode;  John 2:2 - both;  John 4:40 - he abode;  John 6:21 - they willingly;  John 6:56 - dwelleth;  John 10:3 - the porter;  John 10:16 - they shall;  John 10:27 - sheep;  John 12:2 - they made;  John 14:23 - make;  Acts 16:14 - whose;  Romans 2:4 - goodness;  Galatians 2:20 - but;  Ephesians 2:6 - sit;  Ephesians 3:17 - Christ;  Colossians 1:27 - Christ;  Hebrews 3:7 - hear;  James 5:9 - the Judge;  Revelation 13:8 - whose

Verse 21

To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.
him
2:7; 12:11; 1 John 5:4,5
to sit
1:6; 2:26,27; Matthew 19:28; Luke 22:30; 1 Corinthians 6:2,3; 2 Timothy 2:12
even
John 16:33
and am
5:6-8; 7:17; Daniel 7:13,14; Matthew 28:18; John 5:22,23; Ephesians 1:20-23; Philippians 2:9-21
Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:8 - set them;  1 Samuel 17:25 - the king;  1 Kings 2:7 - eat;  Esther 5:1 - sat;  Psalm 16:6 - I have;  Psalm 18:29 - by thee;  Psalm 45:15 - they shall;  Psalm 91:15 - honour;  Psalm 98:1 - his right;  Psalm 101:6 - that they;  Psalm 149:9 - this honour;  Proverbs 4:9 - a crown;  Proverbs 16:32 - and he;  Isaiah 6:1 - sitting;  Isaiah 22:23 - a glorious;  Jeremiah 17:12 - GeneralEzekiel 1:26 - the appearance of a man;  Daniel 7:18 - the saints;  Daniel 7:22 - judgment;  Hosea 11:12 - ruleth;  Zechariah 3:7 - judge;  Zechariah 6:13 - bear;  Matthew 8:11 - shall sit;  Matthew 10:22 - but;  Matthew 24:47 - That;  Matthew 25:21 - I will;  Matthew 25:31 - then;  Mark 16:19 - he was;  Luke 9:48 - he that;  Luke 12:37 - that;  Luke 18:30 - manifold more;  Luke 22:69 - on;  John 13:32 - shall;  John 14:2 - my;  John 14:3 - I will;  John 14:23 - make;  John 17:24 - I will;  Acts 7:49 - Heaven;  Romans 5:2 - the glory;  Romans 5:17 - shall reign;  Romans 8:17 - heirs of;  Galatians 6:9 - if;  Ephesians 2:6 - sit;  Ephesians 3:18 - able;  Philippians 3:14 - press;  2 Thessalonians 2:14 - to;  1 Timothy 4:8 - having;  Hebrews 1:3 - sat;  Hebrews 8:1 - who;  James 1:12 - the crown;  2 Peter 1:11 - an entrance;  Revelation 4:2 - and one;  Revelation 11:12 - And they;  Revelation 22:1 - proceeding;  Revelation 22:5 - and they;  Revelation 22:19 - and from

Verse 22

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
6,13; 2:7,11,17 Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 15:2 - Hear ye me;  Nehemiah 8:3 - ears;  Proverbs 5:1 - attend;  Jeremiah 7:2 - Hear;  Jeremiah 29:1 - of the letter;  Ezekiel 44:15 - the sons;  Micah 1:2 - hearken;  Matthew 11:15 - GeneralMatthew 13:9 - GeneralMatthew 24:15 - whoso;  Mark 4:9 - GeneralMark 7:16 - GeneralActs 1:2 - through;  Romans 1:7 - To all;  2 Corinthians 3:3 - the epistle;  Galatians 6:9 - if;  1 Timothy 4:1 - the Spirit;  Hebrews 10:15 - General1 John 2:14 - ye have overcome;  Revelation 1:19 - and the things which are;  Revelation 4:1 - After;  Revelation 10:4 - I was;  Revelation 22:16 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Revelation 3". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/revelation-3.html.