Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

‘I know your deeds, that you are neither cold (invigorating, refreshing) nor hot (healing, therapeutic); I wish that you were 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.

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!

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 of the church in Laodicea say: These things says the true and certain witness, the head of God's new order: 15 I have knowledge of your works, that you are not cold or warm: it would be better if you were cold or warm. 16 So because you are not one thing or the other, I will have no more to do with you.


Cross References

Matthew 24:12

And because wrongdoing will be increased, the love of most people will become cold.

Romans 12:11

Be not slow in your work, but be quick in spirit, as the Lord's servants;

Revelation 3:1

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.

Deuteronomy 5:29

If only they had such a heart in them at all times, so that they might go in fear of me and keep my orders and that it might be well for them and for their children for ever!

Joshua 24:15-24

And if it seems evil to you to be the servants of the Lord, make the decision this day whose servants you will be: of the gods whose servants your fathers were across the River, or of the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living: but I and my house will be the servants of the Lord.

1 Kings 18:21

And Elijah came near to all the people and said, How long will you go on balancing between two opinions? if the Lord is God, then give worship to him; but if Baal, give worship to him. And the people said not a word in answer.

Psalm 81:11-13

But my people did not give ear to my voice; Israel would have nothing to do with me.

Proverbs 23:26

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

Hosea 7:8

Ephraim is mixed with the peoples; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Hosea 10:2

Their mind is taken away; now they will be made waste: he will have their altars broken down, he will give their pillars to destruction.

Zephaniah 1:5-6

And the worshippers of the army of heaven on the house-tops, and the Lord's worshippers who take oaths by Milcom,

Matthew 6:24

No man is able to be a servant to two masters: for he will have hate for the one and love for the other, or he will keep to one and have no respect for the other. You may not be servants of God and of wealth.

Matthew 10:37

He who has more love for his father or mother than for me is not good enough for me; he who has more love for son or daughter than for me is not good enough for me.

Luke 14:27-28

Whoever does not take up his cross and come after me may not be my disciple.

1 Corinthians 16:22

If any man has not love for the Lord, let him be cursed. Maran atha (our Lord comes).

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I have a fear that, when I come, you may not be answering to my desire, and that I may not be answering to yours; that there may be fighting, hate, angry feeling, divisions, evil talk about others, secrets, thoughts of pride, outbursts against authority;

Philippians 1:9

And my prayer is that you may be increased more and more in knowledge and experience;

2 Thessalonians 1:3

It is right for us to give praise to God at all times for you, brothers, because of the great increase of your faith, and the wealth of your love for one another;

James 1:8

For there is a division in his mind, and he is uncertain in all his ways.

1 Peter 1:22

And as you have made your souls clean, being ruled by what is true, and loving one another without deceit, see that your love is warm and from the heart:

Revelation 2:2

I have knowledge of your doings, and of your hard work and long waiting, and that you will not put up with evil men, and have put to the test those who say they are Apostles and are not, and have seen that they are false;

Revelation 2:4

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

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