2:16 Therefore, 1 repent! If not, I will come against you quickly and make war against those people 2 with the sword of my mouth.
2:21 I 3 have given her time to repent, but 4 she is not willing to repent of her sexual immorality. 2:22 Look! I am throwing her onto a bed of violent illness, 5 and those who commit adultery with her into terrible suffering, 6 unless they repent of her deeds.
1 tc The “therefore” (οὖν, oun) is not found in א 2053 2329 2351 ÏA or the Latin
2 tn Grk “with them”; the referent (those people who follow the teaching of Balaam and the Nicolaitans) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
3 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and contemporary English style.
4 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “but” to bring out the contrast present in this woman’s obstinate refusal to repent.
5 tn Grk “onto a bed,” in this context an idiom for severe illness (L&N 23.152).
6 tn Or “into great distress.” The suffering here is not specified as physical or emotional, and could involve persecution.