Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

'Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.

King James Version

Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.

Holman Bible

Remember then how far you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. Otherwise, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place—unless you repent.

A Conservative Version

Remember therefore from where thou have fallen, and repent and do the first works. And if not, I come to thee quickly, and will move thy lampstand out of its place, if thou do not repent.

American Standard Version

Remember therefore whence thou art fallen, and repent and do the first works; or else I come to thee, and will move thy candlestick out of its place, except thou repent.

Amplified

Remember then from what heights you have fallen. Repent (change the inner man to meet God's will) and do the works you did previously [when first you knew the Lord], or else I will visit you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you change your mind and repent.

An Understandable Version

So, remember where you have fallen from and repent [i.e., change your hearts and lives] and do the things you did at first [i.e., when you were first converted], or else I will come and remove your lampstand from its place [i.e., I will not permit the congregation to survive], unless you repent.

Anderson New Testament

Remember, therefore, whence you have fallen, and repent, and do your first works; if not, I will come to you quickly, and I will remove your candlestick from its place, unless you repent.

Bible in Basic English

So keep in mind where you were at first, and be changed in heart and do the first works; or I will come to you, and will take away your light from its place, if your hearts are not changed.

Common New Testament

Remember then from where you have fallen, repent and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.

Daniel Mace New Testament

remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place except thou repent.

Darby Translation

Remember therefore whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works: but if not, I am coming to thee, and I will remove thy lamp out of its place, except thou shalt repent.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Remember, therefore, from what you are fallen, and reform, and do the first works, otherwise I will come to you quickly, and take away your lamp out of its place, unless you reform.

Godbey New Testament

Remember therefore whence you have fallen, and repent, and do your first works; lest I come to you, and shall move your candlestick out of its place, if you do not repent.

Goodspeed New Testament

So remember how far you have fallen, and repent and do as you did at first, or else I will come to you and take your lampstand from its place, if you do not repent.

John Wesley New Testament

Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works: if not, I come to thee, and will remove thy candlestick out of its place, unless thou repent.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Remember, therefore, from where thou art fallen and repent and do the first works, or else I will come unto thee quickly and will remove thy lampstand out of its place, except thou repent.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore remember whence thou hest fallen, and repent, and do the first works; and if not, I come to thee quickly, and I will move the chandelier out of its place, except thou repent.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Remember therefore from where you have fallen, and repent and do {the works you did at first}. But if you do not, I am coming to you, and I will remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent, and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and will remove your lampstand out of its place unless you repent.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Remember, therefore, from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works. Or else I will come unto thee shortly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.

Moffatt New Testament

Now, remember the height from which you have fallen; repent and act as you did at first. If not, I will come to you [very soon] and remove your lamp stand, unless you repent.

Montgomery New Testament

Remember whence you have fallen, and turn again, and do your first works. Otherwise I am coming to you and will remove your candlestick out of its place, unless you repent.

NET Bible

Therefore, remember from what high state you have fallen and repent! Do the deeds you did at the first; if not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place -- that is, if you do not repent.

New Heart English Bible

Remember therefore from where you have fallen, and repent and do the first works; or else I am coming to you, and will move your lampstand out of its place, unless you repent.

Noyes New Testament

Remember therefore whence thou hast fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come to thee, and will remove thy candlestick out of its place, unless thou repent.

Sawyer New Testament

Remember therefore whence you have fallen, and change your minds, and do the first works, otherwise I will come to you and remove your candlestick from its place, unless you change your minds.

The Emphasized Bible

Remember, therefore, whence thou hast fallen, and repent, and do, thy first works; otherwise, I come unto thee, and will remove thy lamp out of its place, except thou repent.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Remember then from whence thou hast fallen, and repent, and practise thy first works; but if not, I am coming to thee quickly, and I will remove thy lamp out of its place, except thou repent.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore remember from what you have fallen, and repent, and live the life that you lived before; or else, I will come and remove your Lamp from its place, unless you repent.

Webster

Remember therefore from whence thou hast fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come to thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of its place, except thou repent.

Weymouth New Testament

Be mindful, therefore, of the height from which you have fallen. Repent at once, and act as you did at first, or else I will surely come and remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.

Williams New Testament

So remember the heights from which you have fallen, and repent and do as you did at first, or else I will surely come and move your lampstand from its place -- if you do not repent.

World English Bible

Remember therefore from where you have fallen, and repent and do the first works; or else I am coming to you swiftly, and will move your lampstand out of its place, unless you repent.

Worrell New Testament

Remember, therefore whence you have fallen, and repent, and do your first works; or else I am coming to you, and will remove your candlestick out of its place, if you do not repent.

Worsley New Testament

Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works: else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of its place, if thou repent not.

Youngs Literal Translation

remember, then, whence thou hast fallen, and reform, and the first works do; and if not, I come to thee quickly, and will remove thy lamp-stand from its place -- if thou mayest not reform;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μνημονεύω 
Mnemoneuo 
Usage: 13

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

πόθεν 
Pothen 
Usage: 17

thou art fallen
ἐκπίπτω 
Ekpipto 
Usage: 11

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

μετανοέω 
metanoeo 
Usage: 13

do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

the
ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

or else
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

I will come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

ταχύ 
Tachu 
Usage: 5

will remove
κινέω 
Kineo 
Usage: 6

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

λυχνία 
Luchnia 
Usage: 4

out
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

of
τόπος 
Topos 
Usage: 75

his

Usage: 0

τόπος 
Topos 
Usage: 75

ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Revelation 2:5

Context Readings

The Letter To The Church In Ephesus

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. 6 But this is to your credit: You hate the actions of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.


Cross References

Revelation 2:16

So repent. If you don't, I will come to you quickly and wage war against them with the sword of my mouth.

Revelation 3:19

I correct and discipline those whom I love, so be serious and repent!

Isaiah 1:26

Let me restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you'll be called "The Righteous City' and "The Faithful City of Zion'.

Isaiah 14:12

"How you have fallen from heaven, Day Star, son of the Dawn! How you have been thrown down to earth, you who laid low the nation!

Jeremiah 2:2-3

"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.

Ezekiel 16:61-63

Then you'll remember your behavior and be ashamed when you greet your sisters your elder sister and your younger sister. I'll give them to you as daughters, but not on account of my covenant with you.

Ezekiel 20:43

You'll remember all your practices and evil actions by which you've become defiled. You'll loathe yourselves because of all the evil things you've done.

Ezekiel 36:31

Then you'll remember your lifestyles and practices that were not good. You'll hate yourselves as you look at your own iniquities and loathsome practices.

Hosea 9:10

"I found Israel, as one finds grapes in the wilderness; Your ancestors seemed to me like the fruit gleaned from a fig tree's first harvest. When they went to Baal-peor, they devoted themselves to that filth, and they became loathsome, like what they loved.

Hosea 14:1

"Return, Israel, to the LORD your God, for you have fallen due to your own iniquity.

Malachi 3:4

Then the offering to the LORD by Judah and Jerusalem will be acceptable as it was in the past, even as in former years.

Malachi 4:6

and he will turn the hearts of fathers to children, and the hearts of children to their fathers. Otherwise, I'll come, strike the land, and utterly destroy it."

Matthew 21:41-43

They told him, "He will put those horrible men to a horrible death. Then he will lease the vineyard to other farmers who will give him his produce at harvest time."

Matthew 24:48-51

"But if that wicked servant says to himself, "My master has been delayed,'

Mark 12:9

"Now what will the owner of the vineyard do? He will come, execute the farmers, and give the vineyard to others.

Luke 1:17

He is the one who will go before the Lord with the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, and to prepare the people to be ready for the Lord."

Luke 12:45-46

But if that servant says to himself, "My master is taking a long time to come back,' and begins to beat the other servants and to eat, drink, and get drunk,

Luke 20:16

He will come and destroy those farmers and give the vineyard to others." Those who heard him said, "That must never happen!"

Acts 17:30-31

Though God has overlooked those times of ignorance, he now commands everyone everywhere to repent,

Galatians 5:4

Those of you who are trying to be justified by the Law have been cut off from the Messiah. You have fallen away from grace.

Hebrews 10:32

But you must continue to remember those earlier days, how after you were enlightened you endured a hard and painful struggle.

2 Peter 1:12-13

Therefore, I intend to keep on reminding you about these things, even though you already know them and are firmly established in the truth that you now have.

Jude 1:24

Now to the one who is able to keep you from falling and to make you stand joyful and faultless in his glorious presence,

Revelation 1:20

The secret meaning of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lamp stands is this: the seven stars are the messengers of the seven churches, and the seven lamp stands are the seven churches."

Revelation 2:2

"I know what you've been doing, your toil, and your endurance. I also know that you cannot tolerate evil people. You have tested those who call themselves apostles, but are not, and have found them to be false.

Revelation 2:19

"I know what you've been doing your love, faithfulness, service, and endurance and that your last actions are greater than the first.

Revelation 2:21-22

I gave her time to repent, but she refused to repent of her immorality.

Revelation 3:2-3

"I know what you've been doing. You are known for being alive, but you are dead. Be alert, and strengthen the things that are left, which are about to die. I note that your actions are incomplete before my God.

Revelation 9:20-21

The rest of the people who survived these plagues did not repent from their evil actions or stop worshiping demons and idols made of gold, silver, bronze, stone, and wood, which cannot see, hear, or walk.

Revelation 16:9

and they were burned by the fierce heat. They cursed the name of God, who has the authority over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.

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