Parallel Verses

Amplified

I know your [record of] works and what you are doing; you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were cold or hot!

New American Standard Bible

'I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot.

King James Version

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.

Holman Bible

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish that you were cold or hot.

International Standard Version

"I know your actions, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were cold or hot.

A Conservative Version

I know thy works, that thou are neither cold nor hot. O that thou were cold or hot.

American Standard Version

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.

An Understandable Version

I know about your deeds, that you are neither [spiritually] cold nor hot. I wish you were [either] cold or hot.

Anderson New Testament

I know your works, that you are neither cold, nor hot: I wish that you were cold, or hot.

Bible in Basic English

I have knowledge of your works, that you are not cold or warm: it would be better if you were cold or warm.

Common New Testament

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot!

Daniel Mace New Testament

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.

Darby Translation

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I wish you were either cold or hot.

Godbey New Testament

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I would that you were either cold or hot.

Goodspeed New Testament

I know what you are doing, and that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either cold or hot!

John Wesley New Testament

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: O that thou wert cold or hot!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot.

Julia Smith Translation

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor boiling: I would thou shouldest be cold or boiling.

King James 2000

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I would that you were cold or hot.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were cold or hot!

Modern King James verseion

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I would that you were cold or hot.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot. I would thou were cold or hot.

Moffatt New Testament

I know your doings, you are neither cold nor hot ??would you were either cold or hot!

Montgomery New Testament

I know your works, that you are neither hot nor cold.

NET Bible

I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either cold or hot!

New Heart English Bible

"I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were cold or hot.

Noyes New Testament

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot.

Sawyer New Testament

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were cold or hot.

The Emphasized Bible

I know thy works; - that neither, cold, art thou, nor hot: I would that, cold, thou hadst been, or hot.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot:

Twentieth Century New Testament

I know your life; I know that you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot!

Webster

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.

Weymouth New Testament

I know your doings--you are neither cold nor hot; I would that you were cold or hot!

Williams New Testament

"I know what you are doing, and that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were cold or hot.

World English Bible

"I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were cold or hot.

Worrell New Testament

"I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I would you were cold or hot.

Worsley New Testament

I wish thou wert cold or hot.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have known thy works, that neither cold art thou nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
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 
Usage: 764

thou art
εἶ 
Ei 
thou art, be
Usage: 75

οὔτε 
Oute 
neither, nor, nor yet, no not, not, yet not,
Usage: 68

ψυχρός 
Psuchros 
ψυχρός 
Psuchros 
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

nor
οὔτε 
Oute 
neither, nor, nor yet, no not, not, yet not,
Usage: 68

hot
ζεστός 
Zestos 
hot
Usage: 0

I would
ὄφελον 
Ophelon 
I would, I would to God, would to God
Usage: 3

thou wert
εἴην 
Eien 
should be, be, meant, might be, should mean, wert, not tr
Usage: 9

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

References

Images Revelation 3:15

Prayers for Revelation 3:15

Context Readings

The Letter To The Church In Laodicea

14 And to the angel (messenger) of the assembly (church) in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the trusty and faithful and true Witness, the Origin and Beginning and Author of God's creation: 15 I know your [record of] works and what you are doing; you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were cold or hot! 16 So, because you are lukewarm and neither cold nor hot, I will spew you out of My mouth!


Cross References

Matthew 24:12

And the love of the great body of people will grow cold because of the multiplied lawlessness and iniquity,

Romans 12:11

Never lag in zeal and in earnest endeavor; be aglow and burning with the Spirit, serving the Lord.

Revelation 3:1

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.

Deuteronomy 5:29

Oh, that they had such a [mind and] heart in them always [reverently] to fear Me and keep all My commandments, that it might go well with them and with their children forever!

Joshua 24:15-24

And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

1 Kings 18:21

Elijah came near to all the people and said, How long will you halt and limp between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him! But if Baal, then follow him. And the people did not answer him a word.

Psalm 81:11-13

But My people would not hearken to My voice, and Israel would have none of Me.

Proverbs 23:26

My son, give me your heart and let your eyes observe and delight in my ways,

Hosea 7:8

Ephraim mixes himself among the peoples [courting the favor of first one country, then another]; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Hosea 10:2

Their heart is divided and deceitful; now shall they be found guilty and suffer punishment. The Lord will smite and break down [the horns of] their altars; He will destroy their [idolatrous] pillars.

Zephaniah 1:5-6

And those who worship the starry host of the heavens upon their housetops and those who [pretend to] worship the Lord and swear by and to Him and yet swear by and to [the heathen god Molech or] Malcam [their idol king],

Matthew 6:24

No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will stand by and be devoted to the one and despise and be against the other. You cannot serve God and mammon ( deceitful riches, money, possessions, or whatever is trusted in).

Matthew 10:37

He who loves [and takes more pleasure in] father or mother more than [in] Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves [and takes more pleasure in] son or daughter more than [in] Me is not worthy of Me;

Luke 14:27-28

Whoever does not persevere and carry his own cross and come after (follow) Me cannot be My disciple.

1 Corinthians 16:22

If anyone does not love the Lord [does not have a friendly affection for Him and is not kindly disposed toward Him], he shall be accursed! Our Lord will come! (Maranatha!)

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am fearful that somehow or other I may come and find you not as I desire to find you, and that you may find me too not as you want to find me -- "that perhaps there may be factions (quarreling), jealousy, temper (wrath, intrigues, rivalry, divided loyalties), selfishness, whispering, gossip, arrogance (self-assertion), and disorder among you.

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray: that your love may abound yet more and more and extend to its fullest development in knowledge and all keen insight [that your love may display itself in greater depth of acquaintance and more comprehensive discernment],

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought and indeed are obligated [as those in debt] to give thanks always to God for you, brethren, as is fitting, because your faith is growing exceedingly and the love of every one of you each toward the others is increasing and abounds.

James 1:8

[For being as he is] a man of two minds (hesitating, dubious, irresolute), [he is] unstable and unreliable and uncertain about everything [he thinks, feels, decides].

1 Peter 1:22

Since by your obedience to the Truth through the [Holy] Spirit you have purified your hearts for the sincere affection of the brethren, [see that you] love one another fervently from a pure heart.

Revelation 2:2

I know your industry and activities, laborious toil and trouble, and your patient endurance, and how you cannot tolerate wicked [men] and have tested and critically appraised those who call [themselves] apostles (special messengers of Christ) and yet are not, and have found them to be impostors and liars.

Revelation 2:4

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].

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