Revelation 1:9-20

Rotherham(i) 9 I, John, your brother, and partaker with you in the tribulation and kingdom and endurance in Jesus, came to be in the isle that is called Patmos, because of the word of God, and the witness of Jesus. 10 I came to be, in Spirit, in the Lord’s Day, and heard, behind me, a loud voice, as of a trumpet, 11 saying—What thou seest, write in a scroll, and send unto the Seven Assemblies,—unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamum,—and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia,—and unto Laodicea. 12 And I turned round, to see the Voice which was speaking with me, and, having turned, I saw Seven Lamps of gold; 13 and, in the midst of the lamps, One like unto a Son of Man:—clothed with a robe, reaching to the feet, and girt about at the breasts with a girdle of gold, 14 And his head and hair, white, like white wool—like snow, and, his eyes, like a flame of fire, 15 And, his feet, like unto glowing copper, as if in a furnace refined, and, his voice, like a sound of many waters, 16 And, having in his right hand, seven stars, and, out of his mouth, a sharp, two-edged sword, going forth; and, his whole appearance, as when, the sun, shineth in its strength. 17 And, when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead, and he laid his right hand upon me, saying—Do not fear! I, am the First, and the Last, 18 and the Living One,—and I became dead;—and lo! living, am I, unto the ages of ages, and have the keys of death and of hades. 19 Write, therefore—what things thou hast seen and what they are; and what things are about to come to pass, after these things: 20 The sacred secret of the seven stars, which thou sawest upon my right hand, and the seven lamps of gold:—The seven stars, are, messengers of the seven assemblies, and, the seven lamps, are, seven assemblies