Revelation 3:16

So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So then because thou art lukewarme, and neither cold nor hot, I wil spew thee out of my mouth:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of My mouth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So because thou art lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spew thee out of my mouth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So because you are not one thing or the other, I will have no more to do with you.
- Basic English Bible

Thus because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I am about to spue thee out of my mouth.
- Darby Bible

So then, because thou art luke-warm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit thee out of my mouth:
- Webster's Bible

Accordingly, because you are lukewarm and neither hot nor cold, before long I will vomit you out of My mouth.
- Weymouth Bible

So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will vomit you out of my mouth.
- World English Bible

but for thou art lew, and nether cold, nether hoot, Y schal bigynne to caste thee out of my mouth.
- Wycliffe Bible

So -- because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I am about to vomit thee out of my mouth;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 3:16


3:16 So because thou art lukewarm - The effect of lukewarm water is well known. I am about to spue thee out of my mouth - I will utterly cast thee from me; that is, unless thou repent.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 3:16


Re 3:16 So then because thou art lukewarm. This lukewarmness was most offensive, and hence the Lord declares I will spue thee out of my mouth. They shall be rejected like nauseous food. The figure indicates loathing.

Discussion for Revelation 3

  • A disciple
    Stevish; There is no end of [so-called] recommended Bibles and Bible Teachers. But what says the Holy Spirit in the Scriptures? "The anointing that we have from Him abides in us, and we have NO NEED that anyone teach us..." God puts teachers in the Assembly; Yes, of course! but the Word also says, that He gives understanding to the simple; and if any lack wisdom, let him ask from God who gives...
  • Bruce
    Stevish: The Chain Reference is a great Bible. So much information. I love that Bible.
  • MrStevish
    I am looking forward into studying this chapter with my Thompson KJV chain reference bible after I finish studying the first two chapters.
  • A disciple
    Insight; the example that the Lord uses, of "like a thief in the night," is simply just that! When he sees the world sleeping carelessly and completely unprepared for what's coming... Like a thief in the night, He will break in on them and their world will be shattered and destroyed. The warning is obvious, that we keep awake spiritually, and not be lulled to sleep by the enchantments of the world
  • Insight777
    All things belong to God the creator
  • A disciple
    "I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead." Judgment BEGINS at the house of God: unlike what is so popularly taught among the many who wish to avoid the cross, and the scorn and persecution of the world. Revelation starts with the Lord's convictings and warnings to the Christians to live ready and to walk in truth, with the view toward the things coming on the world.

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