Revelation 3:2
Good News Translation
So wake up, and strengthen what you still have before it dies completely. For I find that what you have done is not yet perfect in the sight of my God.

Contemporary English Version
Wake up! You have only a little strength left, and it is almost gone. So try to become stronger. I have found that you are not completely obeying God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be watchful and strengthen the things that remain, which are ready to die. For I find not thy works full before my God.

New American Bible
Be watchful and strengthen what is left, which is going to die, for I have not found your works complete in the sight of my God.

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Be watchful and strengthen the things that remain, which are ready to die. For I find not thy works full before my God.

watchful.

Revelation 16:15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

Isaiah 56:10 His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams.

Isaiah 62:6,7 Upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen all the day, and all the night, they shall never hold their peace. You that are mindful of the Lord, hold not your peace, . . .

Ezekiel 34:8-10,16 As I live, saith the Lord God, forasmuch as my flocks have been made a spoil, and my sheep are become a prey to all the beasts of the field, because there was no shepherd: for my shepherds did not seek after my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flocks: . . .

Zechariah 11:16 For behold I will raise up a shepherd in the land, who shall not visit what is forsaken, nor seek what is scattered, nor heal what is broken, nor nourish that which standeth, and he shall eat the flesh of the fat ones, and break their hoofs.

Matthew 24:42-51 Watch ye therefore, because you know not what hour your Lord will come. . . .

Matthew 25:13 Watch ye therefore, because you know not the day nor the hour.

Mark 13:33-37 Take ye heed, watch and pray. For ye know not when the time is. . . .

Acts 20:28-31 Take heed to yourselves and to the whole flock, wherein the Holy Ghost hath placed you bishops, to rule the Church of God which he hath purchased with his own blood. . . .

2 Timothy 4:1-4 I charge thee, before God and Jesus Christ, who shall judge the living and the dead, by his coming and his kingdom: . . .

1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all is at hand. Be prudent therefore and watch in prayers.

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about seeking whom he may devour.

strengthen.

Revelation 2:4 But I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first charity.

Deuteronomy 3:28 Command Josue, and encourage and strengthen him: for he shall go before this people, and shall divide unto them the land which thou shalt see.

Job 4:4-5 Thy words have confirmed them that were staggering, and thou hast strengthened the trembling knees: . . .

Job 16:5 I would comfort you also with words, and would wag my head over you.

Isaiah 35:3 Strengthen ye the feeble hands, and confirm the weak knees.

Luke 22:31,32 And the Lord said: Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat. . . .

Acts 18:23 And after he had spent some time there, he departed and went through the country of Galatia and Phrygia, in order, confirming all the disciples.

thy works.

1 Kings 11:4 And when he was now old, his heart was turned away by women to follow strange gods: and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God, as was the heart of David, his father.

1 Kings 15:3 And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God, as was the heart of David, his father.

2 Chronicles 25:2 And he did what was good in the sight of the Lord: but yet not with a perfect heart.

Isaiah 57:12 I will declare thy justice, and thy works shall not profit thee.

Daniel 5:27 THECEL: thou art weighed in the balance, and art found wanting.

Matthew 6:2-4 Therefore when thou dost an alms-deed, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be honoured by men. Amen I say to you, they have received their reward. . . .

Matthew 23:5,28-38 And all their works they do for to be seen of men. For they make their phylacteries broad and enlarge their fringes. . . .

Context
To the Church in Sardis
1And to the angel of the church of Sardis write: These things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: I know thy works, and that thou hast the name of being alive. And thou art dead. 2Be watchful and strengthen the things that remain, which are ready to die. For I find not thy works full before my God. 3Have in mind therefore in what manner thou hast received and heard: and observe and do penance: If then thou shalt not watch, I will come to thee as a thief: and thou shalt not know at what hour I will come to thee.…
Cross References
Revelation 3:1
And to the angel of the church of Sardis write: These things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: I know thy works, and that thou hast the name of being alive. And thou art dead.

Revelation 3:3
Have in mind therefore in what manner thou hast received and heard: and observe and do penance: If then thou shalt not watch, I will come to thee as a thief: and thou shalt not know at what hour I will come to thee.

Additional Translations
Wake up and strengthen what remains, which was about to die; for I have found your deeds incomplete in the sight of My God.

Be watching, and strengthen the things that remain, which are about to die; for I have not found your works having been completed in the sight of My God.

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found your works perfect before God.

Be thou watchful, and establish the things that remain, which were ready to die: for I have found no works of thine perfected before my God.

Be watchful, and strengthen the things that remain, which are about to die, for I have not found thy works complete before my God.

Be thou watchful, and stablish the things that remain, which were ready to die: for I have found no works of thine fulfilled before my God.

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.

Rouse yourself and keep awake, and strengthen those things which remain but have well-nigh perished; for I have found no doings of yours free from imperfection in the sight of My God.

Wake up, and keep the things that remain, which you were about to throw away, for I have found no works of yours perfected before my God.

become watching, and strengthen the rest of the things that are about to die, for I have not found thy works fulfilled before God.
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