Revelation 2:25
New International Version
except to hold on to what you have until I come.’

New Living Translation
except that you hold tightly to what you have until I come.

English Standard Version
Only hold fast what you have until I come.

Berean Study Bible
Nevertheless, hold fast to what you have until I come.

Berean Literal Bible
But hold fast to what you have until which time I might come.

King James Bible
But that which ye have already hold fast till I come.

New King James Version
But hold fast what you have till I come.

New American Standard Bible
Nevertheless what you have, hold firmly until I come.

NASB 1995
‘Nevertheless what you have, hold fast until I come.

NASB 1977
‘Nevertheless what you have, hold fast until I come.

Amplified Bible
except to hold tightly to what you have until I come.

Christian Standard Bible
Only hold on to what you have until I come.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But hold on to what you have until I come.

American Standard Version
Nevertheless that which ye have, hold fast till I come.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“That which you have, therefore, hold fast until I come.”

Contemporary English Version
But until I come, you must hold firmly to the teaching you have.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Yet that, which you have, hold fast till I come.

English Revised Version
Howbeit that which ye have, hold fast till I come.

Good News Translation
But until I come, you must hold firmly to what you have.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Just hold on to what you have until I come.

International Standard Version
Just hold on to what you have until I come.

Literal Standard Version
but hold that which you have, until I may come;

NET Bible
However, hold on to what you have until I come.

New Heart English Bible
Nevertheless, hold that which you have firmly until I come.

Weymouth New Testament
Only that which you already possess, cling to until I 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;

Additional Translations ...
Context
To the Church in Thyatira
24But I say to the rest of you in Thyatira, who do not hold to her teaching and have not learned the so-called deep things of Satan: I will place no further burden upon you. 25Nevertheless, hold fast to what you have until I come. 26And to the one who overcomes and continues in My work until the end, I will give authority over the nations.…

Cross References
John 21:22
Jesus answered, "If I want him to remain until I return, what is that to you? You follow Me!"

John 21:23
Because of this, the rumor spread among the brothers that this disciple would not die. However, Jesus did not say that he would not die, but only, "If I want him to remain until I return, what is that to you?"

Revelation 3:11
I am coming soon. Hold fast to what you have, so that no one will take your crown.


Treasury of Scripture

But that which you have already hold fast till I come.

that.

Revelation 3:3,11
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…

Acts 11:28
And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world: which came to pass in the days of Claudius Caesar.

Romans 12:9
Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

till.

Revelation 1:7
Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.

Revelation 22:7,20
Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book…

John 14:3
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.









Verse 25. - Howbeit. Not simply ἀλλά or δέ, but πλήν, which occurs nowhere else in St. John's writings. Although no other burden than this is imposed, yet remember what it implies. Hold fast the love, and faith, and service, and patience, and the growth in these virtues, for which thou hast been commended (ver. 19). Comp. Revelation 3:11, where a similar charge is given to the Church at Philadelphia. The Greek for "till I come" is remarkable - ἄχρις οῦ α}ν ἤξω; where the α}ν conveys a touch of indefiniteness as to the date specified - until the time whensoever I shall come. We have a similar construction in 1 Corinthians 15:25.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Nevertheless,
πλὴν (plēn)
Conjunction
Strong's 4133: However, nevertheless, but, except that, yet. From pleion; moreover, i.e. Albeit, save that, rather, yet.

hold fast
κρατήσατε (kratēsate)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 2902: From kratos; to use strength, i.e. Seize or retain.

to what
(ho)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

you have
ἔχετε (echete)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

until
ἄχρι (achri)
Preposition
Strong's 891: As far as, up to, until, during. Or achris akh'-rece; akin to akron; until or up to.

I come.
ἥξω (hēxō)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 2240: To have come, be present, have arrived. A primary verb; to arrive, i.e. Be present.


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