Revelation 3:16

So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So then because thou art lukewarme, and neither cold nor hot, I wil spew thee out of my mouth:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of My mouth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So because thou art lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spew thee out of my mouth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So because you are not one thing or the other, I will have no more to do with you.
- Basic English Bible

Thus because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I am about to spue thee out of my mouth.
- Darby Bible

So then, because thou art luke-warm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit thee out of my mouth:
- Webster's Bible

Accordingly, because you are lukewarm and neither hot nor cold, before long I will vomit you out of My mouth.
- Weymouth Bible

So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will vomit you out of my mouth.
- World English Bible

but for thou art lew, and nether cold, nether hoot, Y schal bigynne to caste thee out of my mouth.
- Wycliffe Bible

So -- because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I am about to vomit thee out of my mouth;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 3:16


3:16 So because thou art lukewarm - The effect of lukewarm water is well known. I am about to spue thee out of my mouth - I will utterly cast thee from me; that is, unless thou repent.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 3:16


Re 3:16 So then because thou art lukewarm. This lukewarmness was most offensive, and hence the Lord declares I will spue thee out of my mouth. They shall be rejected like nauseous food. The figure indicates loathing.

Discussion for Revelation 3

  • Sabbath keeper and Wife
    The letters are the condition of the churches since the Apostles started them, through persecution,apostacy,reformation and finally churches who CAN know truth if they sought but don't really care either way. It's a complete history similar to the four horses. The first decent church lost its way within 100 yrs or so after Christ and it's getting no better. Protestants don't know why they are they
  • Bonnie Zouaghi
    This is one of my favorite books of the Bible and this site the best I've foundt.
  • Donkor
    Chapter two and three need not be made complicated. They simple inform ALL of the rewards and
    Punishment that are coming and not to think that our works and acts are hidden. God would that ALL be saved and so has ever forwarned.
  • Star
    These churches are alot like today. Make sure you are receiving the true word of God.


  • Kimberly Reed
    I love it.it help me to understand what I was struggling with my life. Lord is everlasting love and understanding. Through those scriptures he opened my eyes let me understand.
  • AJ
    The letters were written by John, as given by Our Lord Jesus, to Churches that existed then but I also believe that the Churches are Church ages that we will all go through. The Seven Church styles as it were. This is from Pentecost Acts 2 to the "Rapture" foretold in 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

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