New American Standard Bible
'Nevertheless what you have, hold fast until I come.
King James Bible
But that which ye have already hold fast till I come.
Darby Bible Translation
but what ye have hold fast till I shall come.
World English Bible
Nevertheless, hold that which you have firmly until I come.
Young's Literal Translation
but that which ye have -- hold ye, till I may come;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But that which ye have ... - All that there is of truth and purity remaining among you, retain faithfully. Compare Revelation 3:11.
Till I come - To receive you to myself, John 14:3.
Hence our Lord's fitness to deal with the churches, which are these golden lamp-stands, for no one knows so much about the lamps as the person whose constant work it is to watch them and trim them. No one knows the churches as Jesus does, for the care of all the churches daily comes upon him, he continually walks among them, and holds their ministers as stars in his right hand. His eyes are perpetually upon the churches, so that he knows their works, their sufferings, and their sins; and those eyes …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 32: 1886
That There is no Security against Temptation in this Life
Job's Regret and Our Own
Of the Imitation of Christ, and of Contempt of the World and all Its Vanities
Jesus said to him, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow Me!"
Therefore this saying went out among the brethren that that disciple would not die; yet Jesus did not say to him that he would not die, but only, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you?"
'I am coming quickly; hold fast what you have, so that no one will take your crown.
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