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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
Behold, I stand at the doore, and knocke: if any man heare my voyce, and open the doore, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
'Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if any man hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
- American Standard Version (1901)
See, I am waiting at the door and giving the sign; if my voice comes to any man's ears and he makes the door open, I will come in to him, and will take food with him and he with me.
- Basic English Bible
Behold, I stand at the door and am knocking; if any one hear my voice and open the door, I will come in unto him and sup with him, and he with me.
- Darby Bible
Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: If any man shall hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
- Webster's Bible
I am now standing at the door and am knocking. If any one listens to My voice and opens the door, I will go in to be with him and will feast with him, and he shall feast with Me.
- Weymouth Bible
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, then I will come in to him, and will dine with him, and he with me.
- World English Bible
Lo! Y stonde at the dore, and knocke; if ony man herith my voys, and openith the yate to me, Y shal entre to hym, and soupe with hym, and he with me.
- Wycliffe Bible
lo, I have stood at the door, and I knock; if any one may hear my voice, and may open the door, I will come in unto him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
- Youngs Literal Bible
3:20 I stand at the door, and knock - Even at this instant; while he is speaking this word. If any man open - Willingly receive me. I will sup with him - Refreshing him with my graces and gifts, and delighting myself in what I have given. And he with me - In life everlasting.
Re 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock. The language implies that Christ is near. If they will open the door by repentance he is ready to enter and bless. If any man shall hear my voice, and open the door. Hear and obey. Then the Lord will enter, and they shall partake together of the richness of the feast.
Diana's comment on 2014-02-10 09:36:59:
So loving and touching I m trying to find my way back to Jesus
Humble's comment on 2014-01-22 20:26:04:
I pray that we all keep hearing him knock and we want to sup with him. Imi ashamed of myself for thinking its his job to knock.... Open your eyes ,heart, and mind to his love peace and word. GOD is so great and forgiving.
Mindy Ferguson's comment on 2013-10-16 20:58:27:
This is what the word says to me. None of us are perfect,repent and be ready at all times for Jesus,having undefiled garments would be-cleansed from sins,and only God opens and closes doors in our lives,He will make us over our enemies,Jesus is the faithful and true witness.The Lord cleanses us from within,be happy in the lord and repent. When you here the Lords voice listen and open the door way of your heart and let him in. When we over come as Jesus over came then we shall sit with Jesus in his throne (heaven)and for us to listen to God and His Holy Spirit.
Chan Mijak Chan's comment on 2013-09-28 18:19:28:
If anyone hears my voice and opens the door and I will come in and eat with him and he with me;
This meant; Jesus is available anytime, so whoever who try to seek him, can find him possibly and he'll share his grace with him.
Rev. Autrey's comment on 2013-08-05 21:56:25:
fREE mORAL AGENCY
Man's life is in God. This means that man can't move and think without God. But since God gives him the power to decide how this will be enacted, God holds him responsible for what he does.
Free moral agency is for a being, whether an angel or man, to decide whether to use for good or evil what God sustains him to do. That is, I can't move my finger or eyes without God enabling me to do so. But God lets me decide whether to use my finger or eyes for good or bad. Then, he punishes or rewards me accordingly.
That's why animals are not held responsible for good or bad actions. They do not have the will power to make decisions.
Yes, God sustains and provides for all human functions. Even a little sparrow can't fall to the ground without God. But some men make the choice to kill the sparrow for evil purposes. And for that he is held responsible. That is, it is man's choice, not God's.
So to sustain something is one thing. It is necessary for the thing to exist and function. This shows God's goodness and love. And for this, God holds us responsible.
To put it plainly, I can't make a decision without God enabling me to do so. But God holds me responsible for the decision I make.
Let us make the choice to follow Jesus. BEHOLD I STAND AT THE DOOR AND KNOCK.
Daniel Ngeta's comment on 2013-06-11 13:58:53:
God is always looking for those who are ready to move with him. Now its optional for human kind 2 accept or reject Him in there hearts.Those who accept Him always obtain FAVOUR from God "I'll dine with him.
Rudolph V Bishop's comment on 2012-02-06 22:28:46:
It sound like a key for jesus to come into you for ever more and with there help with your every step one can take now it will alway be the best move anyone could hope to ever take in life.
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