New Living Translation
"I know all the things you do. I have seen your love, your faith, your service, and your patient endurance. And I can see your constant improvement in all these things.
King James Bible
I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.
Darby Bible Translation
I know thy works, and love, and faith, and service, and thine endurance, and thy last works to be more than the first.
World English Bible
"I know your works, your love, faith, service, patient endurance, and that your last works are more than the first.
Young's Literal Translation
I have known thy works, and love, and ministration, and faith, and thy endurance, and thy works -- and the last are more than the first.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:19 I know thy love - How different a character is this from that of the angel of the church at Ephesus! The latter could not bear the wicked, and hated the works of the Nicolaitans; but had left his first love and first works. The former retained his first love, and had more and more works, but did bear the wicked, did not withstand them with becoming vehemence. Mixed characters both; yet the latter, not the former, is reproved for his fall, and commanded to repent. And faith, and thy service, and patience - Love is shown, exercised, and improved by serving God and our neighbour; so is faith by patience and good works.
LibraryThe Seven Assemblies as a Whole (I. 11).
We must here, at the outset, remove the greatest source of all the misunderstandings which have arisen with regard to these seven "churches." The fact of their being called "churches" has naturally led commentators and students of this book to infer that it is the Church of God, or at any rate the historic Christian Church, which is meant. The difficulty is thus arbitrarily created. The Bible student is at once confronted with an overwhelming difficulty. He has read the Epistles which are addressed …
E.W. Bullinger—Commentary on Revelation
When Zechariah's week of service in the Temple was over, he returned home.
"I know all the things you do. I have seen your hard work and your patient endurance. I know you don't tolerate evil people. You have examined the claims of those who say they are apostles but are not. You have discovered they are liars.
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