Revelation 3:20

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.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 3:20


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.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 3:20


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.

Discussion for Revelation 3

  • 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.
  • Norm
    Do not be deceived and lean not on thine own understanding as God teaches both are unrighteous: Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour is the spirit of prophecy and knows His flock: The church in Philadelphia is here and will be shielded from the wrath of Great tribulation of hell that cometh upon all the nations of the whole earth. The Spirit of Christ Jesus is in the flesh today and will remove His church which is scattered about. JESUS SAVES. 2 John 1:7 For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.
  • Bojan
    can anyone tell me what happen to the church from revelation 3:10?if anyone thinks that this is to the rapture than it passed 2000 years ago because this is promise to 1 church of 7 almost 2000 years ago.anyone knows what happens to each of them?