Revelation 3:17
Good News Translation
You say, 'I am rich and well off; I have all I need.' But you do not know how miserable and pitiful you are! You are poor, naked, and blind.

Contemporary English Version
You claim to be rich and successful and to have everything you need. But you don't know how bad off you really are. You are pitiful, poor, blind, and naked.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because thou sayest: I am rich and made wealthy and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked.

New American Bible
For you say, ‘I am rich and affluent and have no need of anything,’ and yet do not realize that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Because thou sayest: I am rich and made wealthy and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked.

I am.

Revelation 2:9 I know thy tribulation and thy poverty: but thou art rich. And thou art blasphemed by them that say they are Jews and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

Proverbs 13:7 One is as it were rich, when he hath nothing and another is as it were poor, when he hath great riches.

Hosea 12:8 And Ephraim said: But yet I am become rich, I have found me an idol: all my labours shall not find me the iniquity that I have committed.

Zechariah 11:5 Which they that possessed, slew, and repented not, and they sold them, saying: Blessed be the Lord, we are become rich: and their shepherds spared them not.

Luke 1:53 He hath filled the hungry with good things: and the rich he hath sent empty away.

Luke 6:24 But woe to you that are rich: for you have your consolation.

Luke 18:11,12 The Pharisee standing, prayed thus with himself: O God, I give thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, as also is this publican. . . .

Romans 11:20,25 Well: because of unbelief they were broken off. But thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear. . . .

Romans 12:3 For I say, by the grace that is given me, to all that are among you, not to be more wise than it behoveth to be wise, but to be wise unto sobriety and according as God hath divided to every one the measure of faith.

1 Corinthians 4:8-10 You are now full: you are now become rich: you reign without us; and I would to God you did reign, that we also might reign with you. . . .

have need.

Deuteronomy 8:12-14 Lest after thou hast eaten and art filled, hast built goodly houses, and dwelt in them, . . .

Proverbs 30:9 Lest perhaps being filled, I should be tempted to deny, and say: Who is the Lord? or being compelled by poverty, I should steal, and forswear the name of my God.

Jeremiah 2:31 See ye the word of the Lord: Am I become a wilderness to Israel, or a lateward springing land? why then have my people said: We are revolted, we will come to thee no more?

Matthew 9:12 But Jesus hearing it, said: They that are in health need not a physician, but they that are ill.

knowest.

Romans 2:17-23 But if thou art called a Jew and restest in the law and makest thy boast of God, . . .

wretched.

Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Romans 7:24 Unhappy man that I am, who shall deliver me from the body of this death?

blind.

Isaiah 42:19 Who is blind, but my servant? or deaf, but he to whom I have sent my messengers? Who is blind, but he that is sold? or who is blind, but the servant of the Lord?

John 9:40,41 And some of the Pharisees, who were with him, heard: and they said unto him: Are we also blind? . . .

2 Peter 1:9 For he that hath not these things with him is blind and groping, having forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

naked.

Revelation 16:15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

Genesis 3:7,10,11 And the eyes of them both were opened: and when they perceived themselves to be naked, they sewed together fig leaves, and made themselves aprons. . . .

Exodus 32:35 The Lord therefore struck the people for the guilt, on occasion of the calf which Aaron had made.

Context
To the Church in Laodicea
16But because thou art lukewarm and neither cold nor hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth. 17Because thou sayest: I am rich and made wealthy and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked. 18I counsel thee to buy of me gold, fire tried, that thou mayest be made rich and mayest be clothed in white garments: and that the shame of thy nakedness may not appear. And anoint thy eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.…
Cross References
Hosea 12:8
And Ephraim said: But yet I am become rich, I have found me an idol: all my labours shall not find me the iniquity that I have committed.

Zechariah 11:5
Which they that possessed, slew, and repented not, and they sold them, saying: Blessed be the Lord, we are become rich: and their shepherds spared them not.

Matthew 5:3
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

1 Corinthians 4:8
You are now full: you are now become rich: you reign without us; and I would to God you did reign, that we also might reign with you.

Revelation 3:16
But because thou art lukewarm and neither cold nor hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth.

Additional Translations
You say, ‘I am rich; I have grown wealthy and need nothing.’ But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked.

For you say, 'I am rich, and I have grown rich, and I have need of nothing.' And you do not realize that you are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.

Because you say, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and know not that you are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art the wretched one and miserable and poor and blind and naked:

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and am grown rich, and have need of nothing, and knowest not that thou art the wretched and the miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked;

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art the wretched one and miserable and poor and blind and naked:

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:

You say, I am rich, and have wealth stored up, and I stand in need of nothing; and you do not know that if there is a wretched creature it is *you* -- pitiable, poor, blind, naked.

Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and don't know that you are the wretched one, miserable, poor, blind, and naked;

because thou sayest -- I am rich, and have grown rich, and have need of nothing, and hast not known that thou art the wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked,
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