Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Wake up, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God.

King James Version

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.

Holman Bible

Be alert and strengthen what remains, which is about to die, for I have not found your works complete before My God.

International Standard Version

"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.

A Conservative Version

Become thou watchful, and strengthen the remaining things that thou were going to throw away, for I have not found thy works made complete before my God.

American Standard Version

Be thou watchful, and establish the things that remain, which were ready to die: for I have found no works of thine perfected before my God.

Amplified

Rouse yourselves and keep awake, and strengthen and invigorate what remains and is on the point of dying; for I have not found a thing that you have done [any work of yours] meeting the requirements of My God or perfect in His sight.

An Understandable Version

Wake up, and strengthen what remains [i.e., those few in the church who were trying to stay faithful], who are about to die. For I have not found [any] of your deeds to be complete before my God.

Anderson New Testament

Be watchful, and strengthen the things that remain, which are about to die; for I have not found your works perfect before God.

Bible in Basic English

Be on the watch, and make strong the rest of the things which are near to death; because as judged by me your works have not come up to God's measure.

Common New Testament

Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have not found your works perfect in the sight of my God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

be watchful, and fortify the rest that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.

Darby Translation

Be watchful, and strengthen the things that remain, which are about to die, for I have not found thy works complete before my God.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, which are ready to die: for I have not found your works filled up in the sight of God.

Godbey New Testament

Be you watchful, and strengthen the remaining things, which are about to die. For I have not found your works perfect before my God.

Goodspeed New Testament

Wake up, and strengthen what is left, although it is already on the point of death, for I have found nothing you have done complete in the sight of my God.

John Wesley New Testament

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, which are ready to die; for I have not found thy works compleat before my God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die; for I have not found thy works perfect before God.

Julia Smith Translation

Be watching, and make firm the remaining things, which are about to die: For I have not found thy works perfected before God.

King James 2000

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found your works perfect before God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be on the alert and strengthen the remaining [things] that are about to die, for I have not found your works completed before my God.

Modern King James verseion

Be watchful and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die. For I have not found your works being fulfilled before God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be awake, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die. For I have not found thy works perfect before God.

Moffatt New Testament

Wake up, rally what is still left to you, though it is on the very point of death; for I find nothing you have done is complete in the eyes of my God.

Montgomery New Testament

Be continually on the watch, and establish the things that remain, which were ready to die. For I have not found your works perfected before my God.

NET Bible

Wake up then, and strengthen what remains that was about to die, because I have not found your deeds complete in the sight of my God.

New Heart English Bible

Wake up, and keep the things that remain, which were about to die, for I have found no works of yours perfected before my God.

Noyes New Testament

Be watchful, and strengthen the remaining things, that were ready to die; for I have not found thy works perfect before my God.

Sawyer New Testament

Be watchful, confirm the rest who are about to die. For I have not found your works perfect before my God.

The Emphasized Bible

Become thou watchful, and strengthen the things that remain, that were about to die; for I have not found thy works fulfilled before my God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be vigilant and strengthen the things which remain, which are ready to die; for I have not found thy works complete before God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Be on the watch, and strengthen what still survives, though once it was all but dead; for I have not found your life perfect in the eyes of my God.

Webster

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.

Weymouth New Testament

Rouse yourself and keep awake, and strengthen those things which remain but have well-nigh perished; for I have found no doings of yours free from imperfection in the sight of My God.

Williams New Testament

Wake up, and strengthen what is left, although it is on the very point of dying, for I have not found a thing that you have done complete in the sight of God.

World English Bible

Wake up, and keep the things that remain, which you were about to throw away, for I have found no works of yours perfected before my God.

Worrell New Testament

Become watchful, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your works complete before My God.

Worsley New Testament

be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die; for I have not found thy works perfect in the sight of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

become watching, and strengthen the rest of the things that are about to die, for I have not found thy works fulfilled before God.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

γρηγορεύω 
Gregoreuo 
Usage: 6

and

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

στηρίζω 
Sterizo 
Usage: 10

λοιποί 
Loipoy 
Usage: 33

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

are ready to
μέλλω 
mello 
shall , should , would , to come , will , things to come , not tr ,
Usage: 90

die
ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die , be dead , be at the point of death +9 , perish , lie a dying , be slain + , vr dead
Usage: 93

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

I have
εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find ,
Usage: 130

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find ,
Usage: 130

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

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

πληρόω 
Pleroo 
fulfil , fill , be full , complete , end ,
Usage: 68

ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before , in the sight of , in the presence of , in sight , in presence , to , not tr
Usage: 78

Devotionals

Devotionals about Revelation 3:2

Devotionals containing Revelation 3:2

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Smith

Watsons

Images Revelation 3:2

Context Readings

The Letter To The Church In Sardis

1 "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. 2 'Wake up, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God. 3 'So remember what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 3:28

'But charge Joshua and encourage him and strengthen him, for he shall go across at the head of this people, and he will give them as an inheritance the land which you will see.'

1 Kings 11:4

For when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart away after other gods; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been.

1 Kings 15:3

He walked in all the sins of his father which he had committed before him; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the LORD his God, like the heart of his father David.

2 Chronicles 25:2

He did right in the sight of the LORD, yet not with a whole heart.

Job 4:4-5

"Your words have helped the tottering to stand, And you have strengthened feeble knees.

Job 16:5

"I could strengthen you with my mouth, And the solace of my lips could lessen your pain.

Isaiah 35:3

Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Isaiah 57:12

"I will declare your righteousness and your deeds, But they will not profit you.

Isaiah 62:6-7

On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen; All day and all night they will never keep silent You who remind the LORD, take no rest for yourselves;

Ezekiel 34:8-10

"As I live," declares the Lord GOD, "surely because My flock has become a prey, My flock has even become food for all the beasts of the field for lack of a shepherd, and My shepherds did not search for My flock, but rather the shepherds fed themselves and did not feed My flock;

Ezekiel 34:16

"I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy I will feed them with judgment.

Daniel 5:27

" 'TEKEL'--you have been weighed on the scales and found deficient.

Zechariah 11:16

"For behold, I am going to raise up a shepherd in the land who will not care for the perishing, seek the scattered, heal the broken, or sustain the one standing, but will devour the flesh of the fat sheep and tear off their hoofs.

Matthew 6:2-4

"So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

Matthew 23:5

"But they do all their deeds to be noticed by men; for they broaden their phylacteries and lengthen the tassels of their garments.

Matthew 23:28-38

"So you, too, outwardly appear righteous to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

Matthew 24:42-51

"Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.

Matthew 25:13

"Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.

Mark 13:33-37

"Take heed, keep on the alert; for you do not know when the appointed time will come.

Luke 22:31-32

"Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat;

Acts 18:23

And having spent some time there, he left and passed successively through the Galatian region and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples.

Acts 20:28-31

"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

2 Timothy 4:1-4

I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom:

1 Peter 4:7

The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Revelation 2:4

'But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.

Revelation 16:15

("Behold, I am coming like a thief Blessed is the one who stays awake and keeps his clothes, so that he will not walk about naked and men will not see his shame.")



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