Revelation 2:16 Index
"Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth."
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COUNSEL: The answer to the problem or instructions of what to do. - "Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth." (KC 44)

"Repent..."

  • "The sword of My mouth" in this verse refers to the "two edged-sword" in Revelation 2:12. This is speaking the Word of God, by which all men are judged. "He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day." (John 12:48) (KC 48)
  • This sharp warning reflects the grave spiritual peril that confronted the Pergamum church. (7BC 750)

"...with the sword of my mouth." (Revelation 1:16;Revelation 2:12)

  • The sword typifies the punishment that would result from a failure to "repent." (7BC 750)