Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

“Write to the angel of the church in Sardis:“The One who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars says: I know your works; you have a reputation for being alive, but you are dead.

New American Standard Bible

"To the angel of the church in Sardis write: He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars, says this: 'I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead.

King James Version

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

International Standard Version

"To the messenger of the church in Sardis, write: "The one who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars says this:

A Conservative Version

And to the agent of the congregation in Sardis write, These things says he who has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know thy works, that thou have a name that thou live, and thou are dead.

American Standard Version

And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and thou art dead.

Amplified

And to the angel (messenger) of the assembly (church) in Sardis write: These are the words of Him Who has the seven Spirits of God [ the sevenfold Holy Spirit] and the seven stars: I know your record and what you are doing; you are supposed to be alive, but [in reality] you are dead.

An Understandable Version

"And write [this] to the angel of the church at Sardis: These are the words of Him who has the seven Spirits of God [i.e., Jesus, who has the Holy Spirit] and the seven stars [i.e., the seven angels of the seven churches. See 1:20]: I know about your deeds, that you have a reputation for being [spiritually] alive, but you are [really] dead.

Anderson New Testament

And to the angel of the church in Sardis, write: These things says he that has the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know your works, that you have a name, that you live, and are dead.

Bible in Basic English

And to the angel of the church in Sardis say: These things says he who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: I have knowledge of your works, that you seem to be living but are dead.

Common New Testament

"And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: 'These are the words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: I know your works; you have a name of being alive, but you are dead.

Daniel Mace New Testament

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis, write, "THESE things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast the reputation of being alive, but art dead.

Darby Translation

And to the angel of the assembly in Sardis write: These things saith he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And by the messenger of the congregation in Sardis, write: These things says he who has the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know your works, that you have a name that you live, but are dead.

Godbey New Testament

And to the angel of the church in Sardis write; The one having the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars, says these things; I know your works, that you have a name that you are living, and are dead.

Goodspeed New Testament

"To the angel of the church in Sardis write: " 'He who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars speaks thus: I know what you are doing; you are supposed to be alive, but you are dead.

John Wesley New Testament

And to the angel of the church at Sardis write, These things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars, I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, but art dead.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And unto the angel of the congregation in Sardis write; These things, saith he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest and art dead.

Julia Smith Translation

And to the messenger of the church in Sardis write: Thus says he having the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead:

King James 2000

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things says he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know your works, that you have a name that you live, and are dead.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: "This is what the one who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars says: 'I know your works, that you have a name that you are alive, and you are dead.

Modern King James verseion

And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars says these things. I know your works, that you have a name that you live, and are dead.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And write unto the messenger of the congregation of Sardis, 'This saith he that hath the spirit of God, and the seven stars. I know thy works, thou hast a name that you livest, and thou are dead.

Moffatt New Testament

Then to the angel of the church at Sardis write thus: ??These are the words of him who holds the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: I know your doings, you have the name of being alive, but you are dead.

Montgomery New Testament

To the angel of the Church at Sardis, write. These things says He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars. I know your works, that you have the name of being alive, but are really dead.

NET Bible

"To the angel of the church in Sardis write the following: "This is the solemn pronouncement of the one who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: 'I know your deeds, that you have a reputation that you are alive, but in reality you are dead.

New Heart English Bible

"And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: "He who has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars says these things: "I know your works, that you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead.

Noyes New Testament

And to the angel of the church in Sardes write: These things saith he who hath the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

Sawyer New Testament

And to the angel of the church in Sardis write, These things says he that has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars, I know your works, that you have a name to live, and are dead.

The Emphasized Bible

And, unto the messenger of the assembly, in Sardis, write: - These things, saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know thy works, - that, a name, thou hast, that thou art living, and art, dead.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

AND to the angel of the church in Sardis write, These things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, and that thou hast a name, as though thou wert alive, yet art dead.

Twentieth Century New Testament

To the Angel of the Church in Sardis write:-- "These are the words of him who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars;--I know your life, and that men say of you that you are living, though you are dead.

Webster

And to the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name, that thou livest, and art dead.

Weymouth New Testament

"To the minister of the Church at Sardis write as follows: "'This is what He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars says. I know your doings--you are supposed to be alive, but in reality you are dead.

Williams New Testament

"To the messenger of the church at Sardis write: 'The One who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars speaks as follows: "I know what you are doing; you have the reputation of being alive, but in reality you are dead.

World English Bible

"And to the angel of the assembly in Sardis write: "He who has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars says these things: "I know your works, that you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead.

Worrell New Testament

"And to the angel of the assembly in Sardis write these things," saith He Who hath the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: "I know your works, that you have a name that you are living, and you are dead.

Worsley New Testament

And to the angel of the church in Sardis write, These things saith He that hath the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead:

Youngs Literal Translation

And to the messenger of the assembly in Sardis write: These things saith he who is having the Seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars: I have known thy works, and that thou hast the name that thou dost live, and thou art dead;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

unto the angel
G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

of the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Σάρδεις 
Sardeis 
Usage: 0

γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

ὅδε ἥδε τόδε 
Hode 
Usage: 4

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

he that hath
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

the
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
ἀστήρ 
Aster 
Usage: 334
Usage: 16

ἑπτά 
hepta 
ἑπτά 
hepta 
Usage: 71
Usage: 71

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

ἀστήρ 
Aster 
Usage: 16

I know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

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

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

thou hast
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

a name
ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

thou livest
ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

art
εἶ 
Ei 
thou art, be
Usage: 75

References

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Context Readings

The Letter To The Church In Sardis

1 “Write to the angel of the church in Sardis:“The One who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars says: I know your works; you have a reputation for being alive, but you are dead. 2 Be alert and strengthen what remains, which is about to die, for I have not found your works complete before My God.


Cross References

Revelation 1:4

John:To the seven churches in Asia. Grace and peace to you from the One who is, who was, and who is coming; from the seven spirits before His throne;

1 Timothy 5:6

however, she who is self-indulgent is dead even while she lives.

Revelation 1:16

He had seven stars in His right hand; a sharp double-edged sword came from His mouth, and His face was shining like the sun at midday.

Luke 15:24

because this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found!’ So they began to celebrate.

Revelation 1:11

saying, “Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.”

Revelation 4:5

Flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder came from the throne. Seven fiery torches were burning before the throne, which are the seven spirits of God.

Revelation 5:6

Then I saw One like a slaughtered lamb standing between the throne and the four living creatures and among the elders. He had seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent into all the earth.

Luke 15:32

But we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’”

John 1:16

Indeed, we have all received grace after grace
from His fullness,

John 1:33

I didn’t know Him, but He who sent me to baptize with water told me, ‘The One you see the Spirit descending and resting on—He is the One who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.’

John 3:34

For God sent Him, and He speaks God’s words, since He gives the Spirit without measure.

John 7:37-39

On the last and most important day of the festival, Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone is thirsty, he should come to Meand drink!

John 15:26-27

“When the Counselor comes, the One I will send to you from the Father—the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father—He will testify about Me.

John 20:22

After saying this, He breathed on them and said,“Receive the Holy Spirit.

Acts 2:33

Therefore, since He has been exalted to the right hand of God and has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit, He has poured out what you both see and hear.

Ephesians 2:1

And you were dead in your trespasses and sins

Ephesians 2:5

made us alive with the Messiah even though we were dead in trespasses. You are saved by grace!

Colossians 2:13

And when you were dead in trespasses and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, He made you alive with Him and forgave us all our trespasses.

James 2:26

For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.

1 Peter 1:11

They inquired into what time or what circumstances the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating when He testified in advance to the messianic sufferings and the glories that would follow.

Jude 1:12

These are the ones who are like dangerous reefs at your love feasts. They feast with you, nurturing only themselves without fear. They are waterless clouds carried along by winds; trees in late autumn—fruitless, twice dead, pulled out by the roots;

Revelation 1:20-2

The secret of the seven stars you saw in My right hand and of the seven gold lampstands is this: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, yet you are rich. I know the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:13

I know where you live—where Satan’s throne is! And you are holding on to My name and did not deny your faith in Me, even in the days of Antipas, My faithful witness who was killed among you, where Satan lives.

Revelation 2:19

I know your works—your love, faithfulness, service, and endurance. Your last works are greater than the first.

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