Revelation 2:26
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New Living Translation
To all who are victorious, who obey me to the very end, To them I will give authority over all the nations.

King James Bible
And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:

Darby Bible Translation
And he that overcomes, and he that keeps unto the end my works, to him will I give authority over the nations,

World English Bible
He who overcomes, and he who keeps my works to the end, to him I will give authority over the nations.

Young's Literal Translation
and he who is overcoming, and who is keeping unto the end my works, I will give to him authority over the nations,

Revelation 2:26 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

2:26 By works - Those which I have commanded. To him will I give power over the nations - That is, I will give him to share with me in that glorious victory which the Father hath promised me over all the nations who as yet resist me, Psalm 2:8,9.

Revelation 2:26 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The 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

The Fourth
refers to the books of Numbers and Samuel. The promise is, "to him will give power over the nations: And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers; even as I received of my Father. And I will give him the morning star" (Rev. ii. 26-28). Here again the literary order in the Apocalypse goes forward with the historical order: for it is in the book of Numbers that we have the basis of this promise given to the same People, who were the subjects
E.W. Bullinger—Commentary on Revelation

Jesus
C. P. C. Rev. ii. 28 O Name, the psalm and the music That fills the heavenly place-- O Name by which there I enter And see Thee face to face-- O Name, Thou art here the music, And here the sweetness and song, Though the sea and the waves are roaring, And though the night is long. The night--but a night of glory, For there in the heavens I see The Morning Star in its brightness, Thy gift of love to me. I have the pledge of the dawning, The glow of the golden Day, For Thou, O my Lord, hast arisen,
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen, Suso, and Others

The Revelation
In the days of the apostles the Christian believers were filled with earnestness and enthusiasm. So untiringly did they labor for their Master that in a comparatively short time, notwithstanding fierce opposition, the gospel of the kingdom was sounded to all the inhabited parts of the earth. The zeal manifested at this time by the followers of Jesus has been recorded by the pen of inspiration for the encouragement of believers in every age. Of the church at Ephesus, which the Lord Jesus used as a
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Cross References
Psalm 2:8
Only ask, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance, the whole earth as your possession.

Psalm 2:9
You will break them with an iron rod and smash them like clay pots.'"

Psalm 49:14
Like sheep, they are led to the grave, where death will be their shepherd. In the morning the godly will rule over them. Their bodies will rot in the grave, far from their grand estates.

Daniel 7:18
But in the end, the holy people of the Most High will be given the kingdom, and they will rule forever and ever."

Matthew 10:22
And all nations will hate you because you are my followers. But everyone who endures to the end will be saved.

John 6:29
Jesus told them, "This is the only work God wants from you: Believe in the one he has sent."

Hebrews 3:6
But Christ, as the Son, is in charge of God's entire house. And we are God's house, if we keep our courage and remain confident in our hope in Christ.

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