REVELATION 2:21

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And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.

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Revelation 2:21 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
I gave ἔδωκα To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) gave
her αὐτῇ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons her
space χρόνον A space of time (in general, and thus properly distinguished from G2540, which designates a fixed or special occasion; and from G0165, which denotes a particular period) or interval; by extension, an individual opportunity; by implication, delay space
to ἵνα In order that (denoting the purpose or the result) to
repent μετανοήσῃ To think differently or afterwards, i.e., reconsider (morally, feel compunction) repent
of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) of
her αὐτῆς The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons her
fornication; πορνείας Harlotry (including adultery and incest); figuratively, idolatry fornication
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
she repented μετενόησεν To think differently or afterwards, i.e., reconsider (morally, feel compunction) repented
not. οὐ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not

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  • 19  I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.

  • 20  Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.

  • 21  And I gave her space to repent of her fornication; and she repented not.

  • 22  Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.

  • 23  And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.




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