ራእይ 2 – NASV & NIRV

New Amharic Standard Version

ራእይ 2:1-29

በኤፌሶን ላለው ቤተ ክርስቲያን

1“በኤፌሶን ላለው ቤተ ክርስቲያን መልአክ2፥1 ወይም መልእክተኛ፤ እንዲሁም 8፣ 12 እና 18 እንዲህ ብለህ ጻፍ፤

ሰባቱን ከዋክብት በቀኝ እጁ የያዘው፣ በሰባቱም የወርቅ መቅረዞች መካከል የሚመላለሰው እንዲህ ይላል፤

2ሥራህን፣ ጥረትህንና ትዕግሥትህን ዐውቃለሁ። ክፉዎችንም ችላ ብለህ እንዳላለፍሃቸው፣ ሐዋርያት ሳይሆኑ ሐዋርያት ነን የሚሉትንም መርምረህ ሐሰተኞች ሆነው እንዳገኘሃቸው ዐውቃለሁ። 3ደግሞም በትዕግሥት መጽናትህንና ስለ ስሜም መከራ መቀበልህን ዐውቃለሁ፤ በዚህ ሁሉ አልታከትህም።

4ይሁን እንጂ የምነቅፍብህ ነገር አለኝ፤ ይኸውም የቀድሞውን ፍቅርህን ትተሃል። 5እንግዲህ ከየት እንደ ወደቅህ ዐስብ፤ ንስሓ ገብተህ ቀድሞ ታደርገው የነበረውን ነገር አድርግ፤ ንስሓ ካልገባህ፣ መጥቼ መቅረዝህን ከቦታው እወስድብሃለሁ። 6ነገር ግን ይህ በጎ ነገር አለህ፤ እኔ የምጠላውን የኒቆላውያንን ሥራ አንተም ጠልተሃል።

7መንፈስ ለአብያተ ክርስቲያናት የሚናገረውን፣ ጆሮ ያለው ይስማ፤ ድል ለሚነሣ በእግዚአብሔር ገነት ካለው ከሕይወት ዛፍ እንዲበላ አደርገዋለሁ።

በሰምርኔስ ላለው ቤተ ክርስቲያን

8“በሰምርኔስ ላለው ቤተ ክርስቲያን መልአክ እንዲህ ብለህ ጻፍ፤

የመጀመሪያውና የመጨረሻው፣ ሞቶም የነበረውና ሕያው የሆነው እንዲህ ይላል፤

9መከራህንና ድኽነትህን ዐውቃለሁ፤ ይሁን እንጂ ሀብታም ነህ፤ አይሁድ ሳይሆኑ አይሁድ ነን እያሉ ስምህን የሚያጠፉትን ዐውቃለሁ፤ እነርሱ ግን የሰይጣን ማኅበር ናቸው። 10ሊደርስብህ ያለውን መከራ አትፍራ። እነሆ፤ ዲያብሎስ ሊፈትናችሁ አንዳንዶቻችሁን ወደ እስር ቤት ይጥላል፤ ዐሥር ቀንም መከራ ትቀበላላችሁ። እስከ ሞት ድረስ ታማኝ ሁን፤ እኔም የሕይወትን አክሊል እሰጥሃለሁ።

11መንፈስ ለአብያተ ክርስቲያናት የሚናገረውን ጆሮ ያለው ይስማ፤ ድል የሚነሣም በሁለተኛው ሞት ከቶ አይጐዳም።

በጴርጋሞን ላለው ቤተ ክርስቲያን

12“በጴርጋሞን ላለው ቤተ ክርስቲያን መልአክ እንዲህ ብለህ ጻፍ፤

በሁለት በኩል የተሳለ ስለታም ሰይፍ ያለው እንዲህ ይላል፤

13የሰይጣን ዙፋን ባለበት እንደምትኖር ዐውቃለሁ፤ ሆኖም ስሜን አጥብቀህ ይዘሃል። ሰይጣን በሚኖርበት በእናንተ ከተማ የተገደለው ታማኙ ምስክሬ አንቲጳስ በነበረበት ዘመን እንኳ በእኔ ያለህን እምነት አልካድህም።

14ይሁን እንጂ የምነቅፍብህ ጥቂት ነገር አለኝ፤ የእስራኤል ልጆች ለጣዖት የተሠዋ ምግብ እንዲበሉና እንዲሴስኑ በፊታቸው መሰናከያ ያስቀምጥ ዘንድ ባላቅን ያስተማረውን የበለዓምን ትምህርት የሚከተሉ አንዳንድ ሰዎች በመካከልህ አሉ፤ 15የኒቆላውያንን ትምህርት የሚከተሉ ሰዎችም በአንተ ዘንድ አሉ። 16ስለዚህ ንስሓ ግባ፤ አለዚያ ቶሎ እመጣብሃለሁ፤ በአፌም ሰይፍ እዋጋቸዋለሁ።

17መንፈስ ለአብያተ ክርስቲያናት የሚናገረውን ጆሮ ያለው ይስማ። ድል ለሚነሣ ከተሰወረው መና እሰጠዋለሁ፤ ደግሞም ከሚቀበለው ሰው በስተቀር ማንም የማያውቀው አዲስ ስም የተጻፈበትን ነጭ ድንጋይ እሰጠዋለሁ።

በትያጥሮን ላለው ቤተ ክርስቲያን

18“በትያጥሮን ላለው ቤተ ክርስቲያን መልአክ እንዲህ ብለህ ጻፍ፤

እንደ እሳት ነበልባል የሆኑ ዐይኖችና በእሳት ቀልጦ የነጠረ ናስ የሚመስሉ እግሮች ያሉት የእግዚአብሔር ልጅ እንዲህ ይላል፤

19ሥራህን፣ ፍቅርህን፣ እምነትህን፣ አገልግሎትህንና ትዕግሥትህን ዐውቃለሁ፤ ደግሞም ከመጀመሪያው ሥራህ ይልቅ የአሁኑ እንደሚበልጥ ዐውቃለሁ።

20ይሁን እንጂ የምነቅፍብህ ነገር አለኝ፤ ነቢይ ነኝ የምትለዋን ሴት ኤልዛቤልን ችላ ብለሃታል፤ እርሷ አገልጋዮቼ እንዲሴስኑና ለጣዖት የተሠዋ ምግብ እንዲበሉ በትምህርቷ ታስታቸዋለች። 21ከዝሙቷ ንስሓ እንድትገባ ጊዜ ሰጥቻት ነበር፤ እርሷ ግን ፈቃደኛ አልሆነችም። 22ስለዚህ በመከራ ዐልጋ ላይ እጥላታለሁ፤ ከእርሷም ጋር የሚያመነዝሩትን፣ ከመንገዷ ንስሓ ካልገቡ፣ ብርቱ ሥቃይ አመጣባቸዋለሁ፤ 23ልጆቿንም በሞት እቀጣቸዋለሁ። ከዚያም አብያተ ክርስቲያናት ሁሉ እኔ ልብንና ሐሳብን የምመረምር መሆኔን ይረዳሉ፤ ለእያንዳንዳችሁም እንደ ሥራችሁ እከፍላችኋለሁ።

24ትምህርቷን ላልተከተላችሁና የሰይጣንም ጥልቅ ምስጢር ነው የሚባለውን ላልተቀበላችሁ፣ በትያጥሮን ለቀራችሁት ለእናንተ ግን ይህን እላለሁ፤ በእናንተ ላይ ተጨማሪ ሸክም አልጭንባችሁም፤ 25ብቻ እኔ እስክመጣ ድረስ ያላችሁን አጥብቃችሁ ያዙ።

26ድል ለሚነሣና ሥራዬንም እስከ መጨረሻው ለሚፈጽም በአሕዛብ ላይ ሥልጣን እሰጠዋለሁ፤ እርሱም፦ 27‘በብረት በትር ይገዛቸዋል፤ እንደ ሸክላ ዕቃም ይፈጫቸዋል፤’ ይህም ልክ እኔ ከአባቴ ዘንድ ሥልጣንን እንደ ተቀበልሁ ነው፤ 28እኔም የንጋትን ኮከብ እሰጠዋለሁ። 29መንፈስ ለአብያተ ክርስቲያናት የሚናገረውን ጆሮ ያለው ይስማ።

New International Reader’s Version

Revelation 2:1-29

The Letter to the Church in Ephesus

1“Here is what I command you to write to the church in Ephesus.

Here are the words of Jesus, who holds the seven stars in his right hand. He also walks among the seven golden lampstands. He says,

2‘I know what you are doing. You work long and hard. I know you can’t put up with evil people. You have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not. You have found out that they are liars. 3You have been faithful and have put up with a lot of trouble because of me. You have not given up.

4‘But here is something I hold against you. You have turned away from the love you had at first. 5Think about how far you have fallen! Turn away from your sins. Do the things you did at first. If you don’t, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place. 6But you do have this in your favor. You hate the way the Nicolaitans act. I hate it too.

7‘Whoever has ears should listen to what the Holy Spirit says to the churches. Here is what I will do for anyone who has victory over sin. I will let that person eat from the tree of life in God’s paradise.’

The Letter to the Church in Smyrna

8“Here is what I command you to write to the church in Smyrna.

Here are the words of Jesus, who is the First and the Last. He is the one who died and came to life again. He says,

9‘I know that you suffer and are poor. But you are rich! Some people say they are Jews but are not. I know that their words are evil. Their worship comes from Satan. 10Don’t be afraid of what you are going to suffer. I tell you, the devil will put some of you in prison to test you. You will be treated badly for ten days. Be faithful, even if it means you must die. Then I will give you life as your crown of victory.

11‘Whoever has ears should listen to what the Holy Spirit says to the churches. Here is what I will do for anyone who has victory over sin. I will not let that person be hurt at all by the second death.’

The Letter to the Church in Pergamum

12“Here is what I command you to write to the church in Pergamum.

Here are the words of Jesus, who has the sharp sword with two edges. He says,

13‘I know that you live where Satan has his throne. But you remain faithful to me. You did not give up your faith in me. You didn’t give it up even in the days of Antipas. Antipas, my faithful witness, was put to death in your city, where Satan lives.

14‘But I have a few things against you. Some of your people follow the teaching of Balaam. He taught Balak to lead the people of Israel into sin. So they ate food that had been offered to statues of gods. And they committed sexual sins. 15You also have people who follow the teaching of the Nicolaitans. 16So turn away from your sins! If you don’t, I will come to you soon. I will fight against those people with the sword that comes out of my mouth.

17‘Whoever has ears should listen to what the Holy Spirit says to the churches. Here is what I will do for anyone who has victory over sin. I will give that person hidden manna to eat. I will also give each of them a white stone with a new name written on it. Only the one who receives this name will know what it is.’

The Letter to the Church in Thyatira

18“Here is what I command you to write to the church in Thyatira.

Here are the words of the Son of God. He is Jesus, whose eyes are like blazing fire. His feet are like polished bronze. He says,

19‘I know what you are doing. I know your love and your faith. I know how well you have served. I know you don’t give up easily. In fact, you are doing more now than you did at first.

20‘But here is what I have against you. You put up with that woman Jezebel. She calls herself a prophet. With her teaching, she has led my servants into sexual sin. She has tricked them into eating food offered to statues of gods. 21I’ve given her time to turn away from her sinful ways. But she doesn’t want to. 22She lay down to commit her sin so I will make her lie down in suffering. Those who commit adultery with her will suffer greatly too. Their only way out is to turn away from what she taught them to do. 23I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I search hearts and minds. I will pay each of you back for what you have done.

24‘I won’t ask the rest of you in Thyatira to do anything else. You don’t follow the teaching of Jezebel. You haven’t learned what some people call Satan’s deep secrets. 25Just hold on to what you have until I come.

26‘Here is what I will do for anyone who has victory over sin. I will do it for anyone who carries out my plans to the end. I will give that person authority over the nations. 27It is written, “They will rule them with an iron scepter. They will break them to pieces like clay pots.” (Psalm 2:9) Their authority is like the authority I’ve received from my Father. 28I will also give the morning star to all who have victory. 29Whoever has ears should listen to what the Holy Spirit says to the churches.’