Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

I counsel thee to buy of me gold purified by fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white garments, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness may not be made manifest; and eye-salve to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayest see.

New American Standard Bible

I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.

King James Version

I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

Holman Bible

I advise you to buy from Me gold refined in the fire so that you may be rich, white clothes so that you may be dressed and your shameful nakedness not be exposed, and ointment to spread on your eyes so that you may see.

International Standard Version

Therefore, I advise you to buy from me gold purified in fire so you may be rich, white clothes to wear so your shameful nakedness won't show, and ointment to put on your eyes so you may see.

A Conservative Version

I counsel thee to buy from me gold refined from fire, so that thou may become wealthy, and white garments, so that thou may clothe thyself, and the shame of thy nakedness may not be made known, and eye-salve, so that thou may anoin

American Standard Version

I counsel thee to buy of me gold refined by fire, that thou mayest become rich; and white garments, that thou mayest clothe thyself, and that the shame of thy nakedness be not made manifest; and eyesalve to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayest see.

Amplified

Therefore I counsel you to purchase from Me gold refined and tested by fire, that you may be [truly] wealthy, and white clothes to clothe you and to keep the shame of your nudity from being seen, and salve to put on your eyes, that you may see.

An Understandable Version

[Because of that], I advise you to buy from me gold, refined by fire, so that you will become rich; and white clothing to wear, so that you can cover yourself and not be seen as shamefully naked; and eye drops for your eyes, so that you can see. [Note: The foregoing all refer to taking measures for becoming more spiritual].

Anderson New Testament

I counsel you to buy of me gold that has been tried in the fire, that you may be rich; and white raiment, that you may be clothed, and that the shame of your nakedness may not appear; and anoint your eyes with eye-salve, that you may see.

Bible in Basic English

If you are wise you will get from me gold tested by fire, so that you may have true wealth; and white robes to put on, so that your shame may not be seen; and oil for your eyes, so that you may see.

Common New Testament

Therefore I counsel you to buy from me gold refined in the fire, that you may be rich; and white garments to clothe you, and to keep the shame of your nakedness from being seen; and salve to anoint your eyes, that you may see.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I counsel thee to purchase of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayst be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayst be cloathed, and that the shame of thy nakedness may not appear; and an ointment for thine eyes to make you see clear.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

I counsel you to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that you may be rich; and white apparel, that you may be clothed, and that the shame of your nakedness may not appear; and anoint your eyes with eye-salve, that you may see.

Godbey New Testament

I counsel you to buy from me gold which has been purified by the fire, in order that you may be rich; and white garments, in order that you may be clothed, and the shame of your nakedness may not be exposed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes, that you may see.

Goodspeed New Testament

I advise you to buy of me gold that has been tested with fire, so that you may be rich, and white clothes to put on, to keep your shameful nakedness from being seen, and salve to put on your eyes, to make you see.

John Wesley New Testament

I counsel thee to buy of me gold purified in the fire, that thou mayst be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayst be clothed, and the shame of thy nakedness may not appear; and eye-salve to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayst see.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I counsel thee to buy of me gold refined in the fire, that thou may be made rich; and clothed in white raiment, so that the shame of thy nakedness not be uncovered; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou may see.

Julia Smith Translation

I counsel thee to buy gold of me refined by fire, that thou mightest be rich; and white garments, that thou mightest be surrounded, and that the shame of thy nakedness might not be made manifest; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve that thou mightest see.

King James 2000

I counsel you to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that you may be rich; and white clothing, that you may be clothed, and that the shame of your nakedness does not appear; and anoint your eyes with eye salve, that you may see.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire, in order that you may become rich, and white clothing, in order that you may be clothed and the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed, and eye salve to smear on your eyes, in order that you may see.

Modern King James verseion

I counsel you to buy from Me gold purified by fire, so that you may be rich; and white clothing, so that you may be clothed, and so that the shame of your nakedness does not appear. And anoint your eyes with eye salve, so that you may see.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich: and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, that thy filthy nakedness do not appear: and anoint thine eyes with eye salve, that thou mayest see.

Moffatt New Testament

I advise you to buy from me gold refined in the fire, that you may be rich, white raiment to clothe you and prevent the shame of your nakedness from being seen, and salve to rub on your eyes, that you may see.

Montgomery New Testament

I advise you to buy of me gold refined by fire, that you may become rich; and white raiment to clothe yourself, so that the shame of your nakedness may not be made manifest; and eye-salve to anoint your eyes, in order that you may see.

NET Bible

take my advice and buy gold from me refined by fire so you can become rich! Buy from me white clothing so you can be clothed and your shameful nakedness will not be exposed, and buy eye salve to put on your eyes so you can see!

New Heart English Bible

I counsel you to buy from me gold refined by fire, that you may become rich; and white garments, that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed; and eye salve to put on your eyes, that you may see.

Noyes New Testament

I advise thee to buy of me gold refined by fire, that thou mayst be rich; and white garments, that thou mayst be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness may not be made manifest; and eyesalve to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayst see.

Sawyer New Testament

I advise you to buy of me gold purified in the fire that you may be rich, and white robes that you may put on, and the shame of your nakedness not appear, and an eye-salve to anoint your eyes that you may see.

The Emphasized Bible

I counsel thee to buy of me, gold refined by fire, that thou mayest become rich, - and white raiment, that thou mayest array thyself, and, the shame of thy nakedness, may not be made manifest, - and eye-salve, to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayest see.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I advise thee to buy of me gold purified by the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white robes, that thou mayest be completely clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness may not appear; and anoint thine eyes with a collyrium, that thou mayest see.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore I counsel you to buy from me gold which has been refined by fire, that you may grow rich; and white robes, that you may be clothed and your shameful nakedness be hidden; and ointment to anoint your eyes, that you may see.

Webster

I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness may not appear; and anoint thy eyes with eye-salve, that thou mayest see.

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore I counsel you to buy of Me gold refined in the fire that you may become rich, and white robes to put on, so as to hide your shameful nakedness, and eye-salve to anoint your eyes with, so that you may be able to see.

Williams New Testament

I advise you to buy of me gold that has been refined in the fire, so that you may become rich, and white clothes to put on, to hide your shameful nakedness, and salve to put on your eyes, to make you see.

World English Bible

I counsel you to buy from me gold refined by fire, that you may become rich; and white garments, that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes, that you may see.

Worrell New Testament

I counsel you to buy of Me gold refined by fire, that you may be rich; and white garments, that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness may not be made manifest; and eye-salve to anoint your eyes, that you may see!

Worsley New Testament

I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayst be rich; and white raiment that thou mayst be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness may not appear: and anoint thine eyes with eye-salve, that thou mayst see.

Youngs Literal Translation

I counsel thee to buy from me gold fired by fire, that thou mayest be rich, and white garments that thou mayest be arrayed, and the shame of thy nakedness may not be manifest, and with eye-salve anoint thine eyes, that thou mayest see.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
συμβουλεύω 
Sumbouleuo 
Usage: 4

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

to buy
G59
ἀγοράζω 
Agorazo 
Usage: 21

of
παρά 
Para 
γυμνότης 
Gumnotes 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
nakedness
Usage: 145
Usage: 2

me
ἐμοῦ 
Emou 
me, my, mine
Usage: 36

χρυσίον 
Chrusion 
Usage: 8

πυρόω 
Puroo 
burn, fiery, be on fire, try
Usage: 5

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

the fire
πῦρ 
Pur 
Usage: 53

ἵνα 
Hina 
ἵνα 
Hina 
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
that, to,
that, to,
Usage: 472
Usage: 472
Usage: 472

thou mayest be rich
πλουτέω 
Plouteo 
be rich, be made rich, rich, wax rich, be increased with goods
Usage: 9

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

λευκός 
Leukos 
Usage: 19

ἱμάτιον 
himation 
Usage: 44

thou mayest be clothed
περιβάλλω 
Periballo 
clothe, clothed with, array, array in, clothe in, cast about, put on
Usage: 15

that the shame
αἰσχύνη 
Aischune 
Usage: 4

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

γυμνότης 
Gumnotes 
Usage: 2

do not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

φανερόω 
Phaneroo 
Usage: 44

ἐγκρίω 
Egchrio 
Usage: 0

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

ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

with eyesalve
κολλούριον 
Kollourion 
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Revelation 3:18

References

Context Readings

The Letter To The Church In Laodicea

17 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and am grown rich, and have need of nothing, and knowest not that thou art the wretched and the miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked; 18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold purified by fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white garments, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness may not be made manifest; and eye-salve to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayest see. 19 I rebuke and discipline as many as I love; be zealous therefore and repent.


Cross References

Revelation 16:15

(Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watches and keeps his garments, that he may not walk naked, and that they may not see his shame.)

Isaiah 55:1

Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters; and he that hath no money, come ye, buy, and eat: yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price!

Matthew 13:44

The kingdom of the heavens is like a treasure hid in the field, which a man having found has hid, and for the joy of it goes and sells all whatever he has, and buys that field.

James 2:5

Hear, my beloved brethren: Has not God chosen the poor as to the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to them that love him?

Matthew 25:9

But the prudent answered saying, We cannot, lest it might not suffice for us and for you. Go rather to those that sell, and buy for yourselves.

1 Peter 1:7

that the proving of your faith, much more precious than of gold which perishes, though it be proved by fire, be found to praise and glory and honour in the revelation of Jesus Christ:

Revelation 2:9

I know thy tribulation and thy poverty; but thou art rich; and the railing of those who say that they themselves are Jews, and are not, but a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 19:8

And it was given to her that she should be clothed in fine linen, bright and pure; for the fine linen is the righteousnesses of the saints.

Psalm 16:7

I will bless Jehovah, who giveth me counsel; even in the nights my reins instruct me.

Psalm 32:8

I will instruct thee and teach thee the way in which thou shalt go; I will counsel thee with mine eye upon thee.

Psalm 73:24

Thou wilt guide me by thy counsel, and after the glory, thou wilt receive me.

Psalm 107:11

Because they had rebelled against the words of God, and had despised the counsel of the Most High; ...

Proverbs 1:25

and ye have rejected all my counsel, and would none of my reproof:

Proverbs 1:30

they would none of my counsel, they despised all my reproof:

Proverbs 19:20

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

Proverbs 23:23

Buy the truth, and sell it not; wisdom, and instruction, and intelligence.

Ecclesiastes 8:2

I say, Keep the king's commandment, and that on account of the oath of God.

Isaiah 47:3

thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, thy shame shall be seen. I will take vengeance, and I will meet none to stay me. ...

Jeremiah 13:26

Therefore will I also turn thy skirts over thy face, and thy shame shall be seen.

Daniel 12:2

And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame, to everlasting contempt.

Micah 1:11

Pass away, inhabitress of Shaphir, in nakedness and shame. The inhabitress of Zaanan is not come forth for the lamentation of Beth-ezel: he will take from you its shelter.

Nahum 3:5

behold, I am against thee, saith Jehovah of hosts; and I will uncover thy skirts upon thy face, and I will shew the nations thy nakedness, and the kingdoms thy shame.

Malachi 3:3

And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; and he will purify the children of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver; and they shall offer unto Jehovah an oblation in righteousness.

Luke 12:21

Thus is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

John 9:6-11

Having said these things, he spat on the ground and made mud of the spittle, and put the mud, as ointment, on his eyes.

1 Corinthians 3:12-13

Now if any one build upon this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw,

2 Corinthians 5:3

if indeed being also clothed we shall not be found naked.

2 Corinthians 8:9

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sakes he, being rich, became poor, in order that ye by his poverty might be enriched.

1 Timothy 6:18

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal in distributing, disposed to communicate of their substance,

1 John 2:20-27

And ye have the unction from the holy one, and ye know all things.

Revelation 3:4-5

But thou hast a few names in Sardis which have not defiled their garments, and they shall walk with me in white, because they are worthy.

Revelation 3:17

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and am grown rich, and have need of nothing, and knowest not that thou art the wretched and the miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked;

Revelation 7:13

And one of the elders answered, saying to me, These who are clothed with white robes, who are they, and whence came they?

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