Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

However, I have this against you: You have abandoned the love you had at first.

New American Standard Bible

'But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.

King James Version

Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.

Holman Bible

But I have this against you: You have abandoned the love you had at first.

A Conservative Version

Nevertheless, I have against thee because thou left thy first love.

American Standard Version

But I have this against thee, that thou didst leave thy first love.

Amplified

But I have this [one charge to make] against you: that you have left (abandoned) the love that you had at first [you have deserted Me, your first love].

An Understandable Version

"But, this is what I have against you, that you have forsaken your first love [i.e., love for Christ and His church].

Anderson New Testament

But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.

Bible in Basic English

But I have this against you, that you are turned away from your first love.

Common New Testament

But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.

Daniel Mace New Testament

nevertheless, I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.

Darby Translation

but I have against thee, that thou hast left thy first love.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Nevertheless, I have against you that you have lost your first love.

Godbey New Testament

But I have something against you, because you have left your first love.

Goodspeed New Testament

But I hold it against you that you do not love as you did at first.

John Wesley New Testament

But I have against thee, that thou hast left thy first love.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Nevertheless I have against thee that thou hast left thy first love, charity.

Julia Smith Translation

But I have against thee, for thou hest let go thy first love.

King James 2000

Nevertheless I have somewhat against you, because you have left your first love.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I have [this] against you: that you have left your first love.

Modern King James verseion

But I have against you that you left your first love.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, I have somewhat against thee, for thou hast left thy first love.

Moffatt New Testament

But I have this against you: you have given up loving one another as you did at first.

Montgomery New Testament

But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.

NET Bible

But I have this against you: You have departed from your first love!

New Heart English Bible

But I have this against you, that you left your first love.

Noyes New Testament

But I have this against thee, that thou hast left thy first love.

Sawyer New Testament

But I have against you that you have left your first love.

The Emphasized Bible

Nevertheless, I have against thee, that, thy first love, thou hast left.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Yet have I a charge against thee, that thou art gone back from thy first love.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But this I have against you--You have abandoned your first love.

Webster

Nevertheless, I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.

Weymouth New Testament

Yet I have this against you--that you no longer love Me as you did at first.

Williams New Testament

But I hold it against you that you do not love me as you did at first.

World English Bible

But I have this against you, that you left your first love.

Worrell New Testament

But I have it against you, that you left your first love.

Worsley New Testament

Yet I have somewhat against thee; for thou hast left thy first love.

Youngs Literal Translation

'But I have against thee: That thy first love thou didst leave!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

I have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

thou hast left
ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Revelation 2:4

Context Readings

The Letter To The Church In Ephesus

3 You have endured and suffered because of my name, yet you have not grown weary. 4 However, I have this against you: You have abandoned the love you had at first. 5 Therefore, remember how far you have fallen. Repent and go back to what you were doing at first. If you don't, I will come to you and remove your lamp stand from its place unless you repent.


Cross References

Matthew 24:12-13

and because lawlessness will increase, the love of many people will grow cold.

Jeremiah 2:2-5

"Go and announce to Jerusalem: "This is what the LORD says: "I remember the loyal devotion of your youth, your love as a bride. You followed me in the desert, in a land that was not planted.

Philippians 1:9

And this is my prayer, that your love will keep on growing more and more with full knowledge and insight,

Philippians 3:13-16

Brothers, I do not consider myself to have embraced it yet. But this one thing I do: Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

Now you do not need anyone to write to you about brotherly love, since you have been taught by God to love each other.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

Brothers, at all times we are obligated to thank God for you. It is right to do this because your faith is growing all the time and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing.

Hebrews 6:10-11

For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have ministered to the saints and continue to minister to them.

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you: You have there some who hold to the teaching of Balaam, the one who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the people of Israel so that they would eat food sacrificed to idols and practice immorality.

Revelation 2:20

But I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet and who teaches and leads my servants to practice immorality and to eat food sacrificed to idols.

Revelation 3:14-17

"To the messenger of the church in Laodicea, write: "The Amen, the witness who is faithful and true, the originator of God's creation, says this:

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