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So, because you are lukewarm--neither hot nor cold--I am about to spit you out of my mouth.
King James Bible
So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
American Standard Version
So because thou art lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spew thee out of my mouth.
Young's Literal Translation
So -- because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I am about to vomit thee out of my mouth;
Revelation 3:16 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Because thou art lukewarm - Irresolute and undecided.
I will spue thee out of my mouth - He alludes here to the known effect of tepid water upon the stomach; it generally produces a nausea. I wilt cast thee off. Thou shalt have no interest in me. Though thou hast been near to my heart, yet now I must pluck thee thence, because slothful, careless, and indolent; thou art not in earnest for thy soul.
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I will spue thee out.
Revelation 2:5 Remember therefore from where you are fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come to you quickly...
Jeremiah 14:19 Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you smitten us, and there is no healing for us?...
Jeremiah 15:1-4 Then said the LORD to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people...
Zechariah 11:8,9 Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul loathed them, and their soul also abhorred me...
Revelation 3:16 Parallel CommentariesAccordingly Cold Hot Mouth Spew Spit Spue VomitAccordingly Cold Hot Mouth Spew Spit Spue VomitTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Revelation 3:15 I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other!
Revelation 3:17 You say, 'I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do not need a thing.' But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind and naked.