2:23 Furthermore, I will strike her followers 5 with a deadly disease, 6 and then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches minds and hearts. I will repay 7 each one of you 8 what your deeds deserve. 9
1 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated due to differences between Greek and English style.
2 tn The phrase “the following” after “write” is supplied to clarify that what follows is the content of what is to be written.
sn The expression This is the solemn pronouncement of reflects an OT idiom. See the note on this phrase in 2:1.
4 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “but” to indicate the contrast present between these two phrases.
5 tn Grk “her children,” but in this context a reference to this woman’s followers or disciples is more likely meant.
7 tn Grk “I will give.” The sense of δίδωμι (didwmi) in this context is more “repay” than “give.”
8 sn This pronoun and the following one are plural in the Greek text.
9 tn Grk “each one of you according to your works.”