Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

International Standard Version

However, 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.

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 And have endured, and have patience, and for my name's sake have labored, and have not fainted. 4  Nevertheless I have somewhat against you, because you have left your first love. 5 Remember therefore from where you are fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto you quickly, and will remove your lampstand out of its place, except you repent.


Cross References

Matthew 24:12-13

And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall grow cold.

Jeremiah 2:2-5

Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus says the LORD; I remember you, the kindness of your youth, the love of your betrothal, when you followed me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;

Philippians 3:13-16

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

But concerning brotherly love you need not that I write unto you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all toward each other abounds;

Hebrews 6:10-11

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you, because you have there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.

Revelation 2:20

Nevertheless I have a few things against you, because you allow that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.

Revelation 3:14-17

And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things says the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

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