Revelation 2:6

But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Yet this you do have, that you hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But this thou hast, that thou hatest the works of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But at least you have the credit of hating the works of the Nicolaitans, as I do.
- Basic English Bible

But this thou hast, that thou hatest the works of the Nicolaitanes, which *I* also hate.
- Darby Bible

But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
- Webster's Bible

Yet this you have in your favor: you hate the doings of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
- Weymouth Bible

But this you have, that you hate the works of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
- World English Bible

But thou hast this good thing, that thou hatidist the dedis of Nycholaitis, the whiche also Y hate.
- Wycliffe Bible

but this thou hast, that thou dost hate the works of the Nicolaitans, that I also hate.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 2:6


2:6 But thou hast this - Divine grace seeks whatever may help him that is fallen to recover his standing. That thou hatest the works of the Nicolaitans - Probably so called from Nicolas, one of the seven deacons, #Acts 6:5|. Their doctrines and lives were equally corrupt. They allowed the most abominable lewdness and adulteries, as well as sacrificing to idols; all which they placed among things indifferent, and pleaded for as branches of Christian liberty.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 2:6


Re 2:6 But this thou hast. There is another ground of commendation. They hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans. Opinions are not agreed concerning this sect, but it is probable that the followers of a Nicolaus are meant who taught that Christian liberty meant license to commit sensual sins.

Discussion for Revelation 2

  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    How he correct the seven church he told of their faults. He then told them how to correct their faults. So would doing their faults
  • A disciple
    Annwashi1955; Hebrews 12:2 LOOKING UNTO JESUS! We are taught by the Lord, and all His servants, that we are set to encounter tribulation, temptations, opposition and contradiction, from the world, the flesh, and the devil. The only way for us to walk in constant victory and a good conscience toward God, is by an earnest contending through the Spirit, out of a deeply established heart for Jesus.
  • Annwashi1955
    It is true we have left out our first love for Jesus. We have become too busy with the things of this life and have not sought first the kingdom of heaven. Let us repent, right now.
  • A disciple
    To Irene from 3 months ago, Jeremiah 6; All of the churches were "salvageable" otherwise the Lord wouldn't have sent to speak to them to repent! Ephesus was in danger of being removed altogether of her place even as a Lampstand for the Lord because they forgot their first love! So what good then will be all their activities? Laodicea was rich in this world, luke warm, stupid and blind spiritually.
  • A disciple
    We have no real comparison today to the Church in Ephesus, as far as importance and leadership among the Churches. It looks like they were just perfect in their religious activities, and nothing to be blamed, but the Lord points to their fault as so serious, that He is about to remove them from being His light bearers in the world. How could their hearts have grown cold toward Jesus?
  • 777insight
    The white stone is not the stone of the Christian church. The foundation of the Christian church is, Jesus is savior. This white stone has the name of the Son of Man, not the son of God, written as savior = religion of Israel. They call the son of their God, their false bloodline christ, a killer, the rod of iron is a rifle. Jesus does not kill, he never breaks GODs law not to kill.

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