New Living Translation
"Write this letter to the angel of the church in Pergamum. This is the message from the one with the sharp two-edged sword:
King James Bible
And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges;
Darby Bible Translation
And to the angel of the assembly in Pergamos write: These things says he that has the sharp two-edged sword:
World English Bible
"To the angel of the assembly in Pergamum write: "He who has the sharp two-edged sword says these things:
Young's Literal Translation
'And to the messenger of the assembly in Pergamos write: These things saith he who is having the sharp two-edged sword:
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:12 The sword - With which I will cut off the impenitent, verse 16. Rev 2:16
LibraryThe Seven Assemblies as a Whole (I. 11).
We must here, at the outset, remove the greatest source of all the misunderstandings which have arisen with regard to these seven "churches." The fact of their being called "churches" has naturally led commentators and students of this book to infer that it is the Church of God, or at any rate the historic Christian Church, which is meant. The difficulty is thus arbitrarily created. The Bible student is at once confronted with an overwhelming difficulty. He has read the Epistles which are addressed …
E.W. Bullinger—Commentary on Revelation
He made my words of judgment as sharp as a sword. He has hidden me in the shadow of his hand. I am like a sharp arrow in his quiver.
It said, "Write in a book everything you see, and send it to the seven churches in the cities of Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea."
He held seven stars in his right hand, and a sharp two-edged sword came from his mouth. And his face was like the sun in all its brilliance.
Repent of your sin, or I will come to you suddenly and fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
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