Revelation 2:16

Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Repent, or else I will come vnto thee quickly, and wil fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Therefore repent; or else I am coming to you quickly, and I will make war against them with the sword of My mouth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Repent therefore; or else I come to thee quickly, and I will make war against them with the sword of my mouth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, then, that you have a change of heart; or I will come to you quickly, and will make war against them with the sword of my mouth.
- Basic English Bible

Repent therefore: but if not, I come to thee quickly, and I will make war with them with the sword of my mouth.
- Darby Bible

Repent; or else I will come to thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
- Webster's Bible

Repent, at once; or else I will come to you quickly, and will make war upon them with the sword which is in My mouth.
- Weymouth Bible

Repent therefore, or else I am coming to you quickly, and I will make war against them with the sword of my mouth.
- World English Bible

Also do thou penaunce; `yif ony thing lesse, Y schal come soone to thee, and Y schal fiyte with hem with the swerd of my mouth.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Reform! and if not, I come to thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 2:16


2:16 If not, I come to thee - who wilt not wholly escape when I punish them. And will fight with them - Not with the Nicolaitans, who are mentioned only by the by, but the followers of Balaam. With the sword of my mouth - With my just and fierce displeasure. Balaam himself was first withstood by the angel of the Lord with his sword drawn, #Num 22:23|, and afterwards slain with the sword, #Num 31:8|.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 2:16


Re 2:16 Repent. This may save the sinner, whether an alien, or a church member. To repent one must leave off his sins. Will fight against them. Those who teach and practice these pernicious doctrines. With the sword of my mouth. See Re 1:16. With all the power of the word of God.

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