Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As many as I loue, I rebuke and chasten, be zealous therefore, and repent.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As many as I love, I reprove and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
- American Standard Version (1901)

To all those who are dear to me, I give sharp words and punishment: then with all your heart have sorrow for your evil ways.
- Basic English Bible

I rebuke and discipline as many as I love; be zealous therefore and repent.
- Darby Bible

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
- Webster's Bible

All whom I hold dear, I reprove and chastise; therefore be in earnest and repent.
- Weymouth Bible

As many as I love, I reprove and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and repent.
- World English Bible

Y repreue, and chastise whom Y loue; therfor sue thou goode men, and do penaunce.
- Wycliffe Bible

`As many as I love, I do convict and chasten; be zealous, then, and reform;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 3:19


3:19 Whomsoever I love - Even thee, thou poor Laodicean! O how much has his unwearied love to do! I rebuke - For what is past. And chasten - That they may amend for the time to come.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 3:19


Re 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. See Heb 12:5,16.

Discussion for Revelation 3:19

  • Richard Cave for verse 19
    Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompence of the reward.

    The healthy adult mind places significant value on the discipline which is required for a healthy, wholesome, and functional lifestyle. The common person tends to reject reproach, rebuking, and chastisement, but given the option to reject these is conducive of dysfunctional patterns of behavior. We do not naturally prefer discipline; it is acquired ability and an adult mentality that allow us to understand the long-term effects of humiliation in respect to God's extended plans and designs.
  • To me it mean . The Lord chases those that he love and rebuk them. But if you knoe the Lord and are close to him then you know when you are wrong and need to repent. I know when I have fallen and feel condenm myself so to me that a connection to the lord for he love me even in my mess

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