Revelation 2:21

And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I gaue her space to repent of her fornication, and she repented not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'I gave her time to repent, and she does not want to repent of her immorality.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I gave her time that she should repent; and she willeth not to repent of her fornication.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I gave her time for a change of heart, but she has no mind to give up her unclean ways.
- Basic English Bible

And I gave her time that she should repent, and she will not repent of her fornication.
- Darby Bible

And I gave her time to repent of her lewdness, and she repented not.
- Webster's Bible

I have given her time to repent, but she is determined not to repent of her fornication.
- Weymouth Bible

I gave her time to repent, but she refuses to repent of her sexual immorality.
- World English Bible

And Y yaf to hir time, that sche schulde do penaunce, and sche wolde not do penaunce of hir fornycacioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

and I did give to her a time that she might reform from her whoredom, and she did not reform;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 2:21


2:21 And I gave her time to repent - So great is the power of Christ! But she will not repent - So, though repentance is the gift of God, man may refuse it; God will not compel.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 2:21


Re 2:21 I gave her space to repent. "Time to repent", as in the Revised Version. The long suffering and mercy shown in the delay of judgment are here pointed out.

Discussion for Revelation 2:21

  • Ferdinand for verse 21
    True repentance is the only thing that draws the mercy of God as we recognize and accept the Grace given, but if one fails to repent, the appreciation of the work of grace remains elusive

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