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Revelation 2:26


And to the one who conquers 1  and who continues in 2  my deeds until the end, I will give him authority over the nations 3 


Ps 49:14; Da 7:18,22,27; Mt 19:28; Mt 24:13; Lu 8:13-15; Lu 22:29,30; Joh 6:29; Joh 8:31,32; Ro 2:7; Ro 8:37; 1Co 6:3,4; 1Th 3:5; Heb 10:38,39; Jas 2:20; 1Jo 2:19; 1Jo 3:23; 1Jo 5:5; Re 2:7,11,17; Re 3:5,12,21; Re 3:21; Re 20:4; Re 21:7; Re 22:5

NET © Notes

tn Or “who is victorious”; traditionally, “who overcomes.”

tn Grk “keeps.” In a context that speaks of “holding on to what you have,” the idea here is one of continued faithful behavior (BDAG 1002 s.v. τηρέω 3 has “ὁ τηρῶν τὰ ἔργα μου the one who takes my deeds to heart Rv 2:26”).

tn Or “over the Gentiles” (the same Greek word may be translated “Gentiles” or “nations”).

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