REVELATION 2:22

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

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Revelation 2:22 Translation & Meaning

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Behold, ἰδού, Used as imperative lo! Behold
I ἐγὼ I, me I
will cast βάλλω To throw (in various applications, more or less violent or intense) cast
her αὐτὴν 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
into εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases into
a bed, κλίνην A couch (for sleep, sickness, sitting or eating) bed
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
them that commit adultery μοιχεύοντας To commit adultery commit adultery
with μετ' Properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722 and less close than G4862) with
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
into εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases into
great μεγάλην Big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application) great
tribulation, θλῖψιν Pressure (literally or figuratively) tribulation
except ἐὰν A conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty except
they repent μετανοήσωσιν 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
their αὐτῶν 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 their
deeds. ἔργων Toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication, an act deeds

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  • 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.

  • 24  But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden.




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