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Revelation 14:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Here is the patience of the saints, they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Here is the patience of the saints: here [are] they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Here is the perseverance of the saints who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Here is the patience of the saints: here [are] they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Here is the endurance of the saints, who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Here, is, the endurance of the saints,—they who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Here is endurance of the saints: here [are] those keeping the commands of God, and the faith of Jesus.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Here is the patience of the saints, who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Here is the patience of the Saints: Here are they that keepe the Commandements of God, and the faith of Iesus.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Here is the patience of the saints, Who keep the commandments of Aloha, And the faith of Jeshu.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Here is the patience of the saints, who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Here 5602
{5602} Prime
ὧδε
hode
{ho'-deh}
From an adverb form of G3592; in this same spot, that is, here or hither.
is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
the patience 5281
{5281} Prime
ὑπομονή
hupomone
{hoop-om-on-ay'}
From G5278; cheerful (or hopeful) endurance, constancy.
of the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
saints: 40
{0040} Prime
ἅγιος
hagios
{hag'-ee-os}
From ἅγος [[hagos]] (an awful thing) compare G0053, [H2282]; sacred (physically pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially consecrated).
here 5602
{5602} Prime
ὧδε
hode
{ho'-deh}
From an adverb form of G3592; in this same spot, that is, here or hither.
[are] they that keep 5083
{5083} Prime
τηρέω
tereo
{tay-reh'-o}
From τηρός [[teros]] (a watch; perhaps akin to G2334); to guard (from loss or injury, properly by keeping the eye upon; and thus differing from G5442, which is properly to prevent escaping; and from G2892, which implies a fortress or full military lines of apparatus), that is, to note (a prophecy; figuratively to fulfil a command); by implication to detain (in custody; figuratively to maintain); by extension to withhold (for personal ends; figuratively to keep unmarried).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
commandments 1785
{1785} Prime
ἐντολή
entole
{en-tol-ay'}
From G1781; injunction, that is, an authoritative prescription.
of God, 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
faith 4102
{4102} Prime
πίστις
pistis
{pis'-tis}
From G3982; persuasion, that is, credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly constancy in such profession; by extension the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself.
of Jesus. 2424
{2424} Prime
Ἰησοῦς
Iesous
{ee-ay-sooce'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Revelation 14:12

_ _ Here, etc. — resumed from Revelation 13:10; see on Revelation 13:10. In the fiery ordeal of persecution which awaits all who will not worship the beast, the faith and patience of the followers of God and Jesus shall be put to the test, and proved.

_ _ patienceGreek,hupomene,” “patient, persevering endurance.” The second “here” is omitted in A, B, C, Vulgate, Syriac, Coptic, and Primasius. Translate, “Here is the endurance of the saints, who keep,” etc.

_ _ the faith of Jesus — the faith which has Jesus for its object.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Revelation 14:6-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Revelation 14:12

Here is the patience of the saints — Seen, in suffering all things rather than receive this mark. Who keep the commandments of God — The character of all true saints; and particularly the great command to believe in Jesus.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Revelation 14:12

(8) Here is the patience of the saints: here [are] they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

(8) The patience, sanctification and justification by faith: the results of which are rest, happiness and eternal glory in the heavenly fellowship of God and his angels.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
is:

Revelation 13:10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

here are:

Revelation 12:17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.

the faith:

Revelation 3:8 I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished [my] course, I have kept the faith:
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According to Revelation, the patience/endurance of the saints is their observance of God's commandments and Jesus' faith. What does "the faith of Jesus" refer to?
- Marcus (11/1/2012 11:47:36 AM)
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