Hold on to what you have, so that no one will take your crown. New Living Translation I am coming soon. Hold on to what you have, so that no one will take away your crown.
English Standard Version I am coming soon. Hold fast what you have, so that no one may seize your crown. Berean Study Bible I am coming soon. Hold fast to what you have, so that no one will take your crown. Berean Literal Bible I am coming quickly. Hold fast to what you have, so that no one may take your crown. New American Standard Bible 'I am coming quickly; hold fast what you have, so that no one will take your crown. Hold fast what you have, that no one may take your crown.
King James Bible Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown. His coming will be unexpected and sudden. As hostility to Christianity becomes more aggressive, it will be more forbidding to take a stand for Jesus. We will have to choose between our business and Jesus.
Pressures of society will force us to choose between status and Scripture. We will have to choose between our possessions and fidelity to Christ. Our crown is not our salvation; it is our reward for faithfully serving Him. But let each one take heed how he builds on it.
How does it complement the christian doctrine on salvation? The kingly ornament for the head, and signifies royalty. The royal crown. Stephanos — crown given for victor in Greek athletic games; also worn at marriage feasts — it was a symbol of victory, of deserved honor, of festal gladness.
Other Translations for Revelation Beholde, I come quickly, hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crowne. Bible Commentary for Revelation Wesley's Notes for Revelation Thy crown - Which is ready for thee, if thou endure to the end. Revelation Parallel. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
Revelation Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. Revelation Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Revelation Only hold fast what you have until I come. Bullinger— Commentary on Revelation The Seventh refers to the throne, of which Solomon's was in every respect the ideal type. This, the highest promise, is given to the overcomers in the lowest condition of Israel's degradation, which is described as in danger of being "spued out.
The overcomers in that last terrible condition of things are the ones who most need the greatest of Divine help and encouragement. Hence the highest promise is given. The Bridegroom invites the Spouse to set Him as a seal upon her heart; for as He is the source of her life, He ought also to be its seal.
It is He who hinders her from ever leaving so blessed a state; she is then the fountain sealed, which none but Himself can either open or shut. He desires also that she should set Him as a seal upon her exterior and her works, so that everything may be reserved for Him and nothing may move without His directions. Objection 1: It seems that predestination is not certain. Because on the words "Hold fast that which thou hast, that no one take thy crown," Rev , Augustine says De Corr.To the Church in Sardis - “To the angel of the church in Sardis write: These are the words of him who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up! Strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have found your deeds unfinished in the sight of my God. Remember, therefore, what you have received and.