Revelation 3:15

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I know thy workes, that thou art neither cold nor hot, I would thou wert cold or hot.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have knowledge of your works, that you are not cold or warm: it would be better if you were cold or warm.
- Basic English Bible

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot.
- Darby Bible

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.
- Webster's Bible

I know your doings--you are neither cold nor hot; I would that you were cold or hot!
- Weymouth Bible

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were cold or hot.
- World English Bible

I woot thi werkis, for nether thou art cold, nether thou art hoot; Y wolde that thou were could, ethir hoot;
- Wycliffe Bible

I have known thy works, that neither cold art thou nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 3:15


3:15 I know thy works - Thy disposition and behaviour, though thou knowest it not thyself. That thou art neither cold - An utter stranger to the things of God, having no care or thought about them. Nor hot - As boiling water: so ought we to be penetrated and heated by the fire of love. O that thou wert - This wish of our Lord plainly implies that he does not work on us irresistibly, as the fire does on the water which it heats. Cold or hot - Even if thou wert cold, without any thought or profession of religion, there would be more hope of thy recovery.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 3:15


Re 3:15 I know thy works. The same statement has been made of all the churches, but in all the others there has been something to praise. Thou art neither cold nor hot. Neither acting hostile to Christ, nor zealous for Him. I would thou wert cold or hot. Christ would rather that men should be opposers than formal, apathetic professors.

Discussion for Revelation 3

  • Nathaniel A Saunders
    I've understood that I must change and turn myself to the Lord Jesus Christ and if I love Jesus I must keep his commandments and the father would love me as well. I also learn that there is NO man who doesn't get reborn he will not be able to enter in the Kingdom of GOD
  • A disciple
    Charles; Don't be afraid, trust in the Lord! He has promised that not one of those which the Father has given Him shall perish; and a bruised reed He will not break, nor will He quench a smoking flax. No one is able to pluck us out of the Father's hand! Keep reading your Bible every day, and resist the devil's temptations by standing on the Scriptures. Never give up!
  • Charles
    Well it scares me I don't know if I can make it. I love God but I don't if I can make it.
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    Stay with him even sometimes you a walking alone that. That is what enemy of above this world would like you to think
  • A disciple
    Elijah; What has it to do with our salvation? Easy! What was ruined and lost for us by Adam and Eve's sin? What then was the thing that God created us for to begin with? Since the disaster in Eden, and the resulting expulsion as unfit from the presence of God, none of us has ever had a chance to find out what it even means that we were made in the image of God. That's what our salvation is for!
  • A disciple
    Dewey; Thank you Brother! Praise the LORD for His mercy forever and His wonderful works toward the children of men! With the wicked springing like grass and all restraint apparently being removed, we know that our redemption draws near, and very soon our faith will be turned to sight. Be strong and stand tough! All provision has been made for our success and endurance "unto the end!" Hallelu Jah!

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