Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Behold, I stand at the doore, and knocke: if any man heare my voyce, and open the doore, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if any man hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, I am waiting at the door and giving the sign; if my voice comes to any man's ears and he makes the door open, I will come in to him, and will take food with him and he with me.
- Basic English Bible

Behold, I stand at the door and am knocking; if any one hear my voice and open the door, I will come in unto him and sup with him, and he with me.
- Darby Bible

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: If any man shall hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
- Webster's Bible

I am now standing at the door and am knocking. If any one listens to My voice and opens the door, I will go in to be with him and will feast with him, and he shall feast with Me.
- Weymouth Bible

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, then I will come in to him, and will dine with him, and he with me.
- World English Bible

Lo! Y stonde at the dore, and knocke; if ony man herith my voys, and openith the yate to me, Y shal entre to hym, and soupe with hym, and he with me.
- Wycliffe Bible

lo, I have stood at the door, and I knock; if any one may hear my voice, and may open the door, I will come in unto him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 3:20


3:20 I stand at the door, and knock - Even at this instant; while he is speaking this word. If any man open - Willingly receive me. I will sup with him - Refreshing him with my graces and gifts, and delighting myself in what I have given. And he with me - In life everlasting.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 3:20


Re 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock. The language implies that Christ is near. If they will open the door by repentance he is ready to enter and bless. If any man shall hear my voice, and open the door. Hear and obey. Then the Lord will enter, and they shall partake together of the richness of the feast.

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.