Today, as Mounce (p. 122) points out, the city is known as Eski-hisar meaning “the old fortress.” It was situated about forty miles southeast of Philadelphia on the road to Colossae. This is the message from the one who is the Amen—the faithful and true witness, the beginning [] of God’s new creation: Revelation 3:14 King James Version (KJV). $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. ‘These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God. 3:14 To the angel of the church at Laodicea - For these St. Paul had had a great concern, #Col 2:1|. Revelation 3:14. by Grant Richison | Nov 21, 1998 | Revelation | 7 comments. 8:22], Revelation 3:14 in all English translations. Col. 1:15, 18; [ch. Revelation 3:14 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Revelation 3:14, NIV: "To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God's creation." Read Introduction to Revelation “ And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write, ‘ These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God’ “ And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness. Find out more here. ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey, ESV Reader's Bible, Six-Volume Set (Dark Brown Cloth over Board), ESV Scripture Journal: New Testament Boxed Set of 19, ESV MacArthur Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with Celtic cross design, ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size Softcover, ESV Archaeology Study Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown). 17Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: And vnto the Angel of the Church of the Laodiceans, write, These things saith the Amen, the faithfull and true witnesse, the beginning of the creation of God:- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:- New American Standard Version (1995)And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:- American Standard Version (1901)And to the angel of the church in Laodicea say: These things says the true and certain witness, the head of God's new order:- Basic English BibleAnd to the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: These things says the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:- Darby BibleAnd to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; - Webster's BibleAnd to the minister of the Church at Laodicea write as follows: `This is what the Amen says--the true and faithful witness, the Beginning and Lord of God's Creation.- Weymouth BibleTo the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: The Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Head of God's creation, says these things:- World English BibleAnd to the aungel of the chirche of Laodice write thou, These thingis seith Amen, the feithful witnesse and trewe, which is bigynnyng of Goddis creature.- Wycliffe Bible`And to the messenger of the assembly of the Laodiceans write: These things saith the Amen, the witness -- the faithful and true -- the chief of the creation of God;- Youngs Literal Bible. 19 Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. – Revelation 3:14-22, NAU. And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write — Laodicea lay south of Philadelphia in the way to return to Ephesus: for the seven churches lay in a kind of circular form, so that the natural progress was from Ephesus to Smyrna, and so forward in the order in which the cities are here addressed, which probably was the order in which St. John used to visit them. 16So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth. 14 “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful … I stand at the door(M) and knock. 22 Whoever has ears, let them hear(S) what the Spirit says to the churches.”. The church was probably founded by Epaphras, a companion of Paul. We learn from this assessment that the Laodicean church was lukewarm, smug, and self-satisfied. 14 “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the (A)Amen, (B)the faithful and true witness, (C)the beginning of God's creation. 17 You say, ‘I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do not need a thing.’(F) But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind and naked.