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, that you are neither
that you were cold
'I know your deeds, that you are
neither cold (invigorating, refreshing) nor hot (healing, therapeutic); I wish that you were
cold or hot.
Amplified 2015 Translator's Notes:
Literal renderings, alternate translations or explanations.
This phrase and the word
in v 16 form a metaphor that is probably based on the quality of the water supply of Laodicea, which was delivered by aqueduct from the hot mineral springs about five miles away. During its journey, the water cooled to a warm or lukewarm temperature.
I.e. alive, productive--beneficial in one way or the other.
NASB Cross References:
"To the angel of the church in Sardis write:
He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars, says this: 'I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead.
not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;
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; from a prim. vb.
(to do); work:--
action(1), behavior(1), deed(13), deeds(52), doing(1), effectual(1), labor(1), result(1), task(1), what...done(1), work(34), works(62).
2204; boiling hot:--
; a prim. conjunc. used disjunctively or cptv.;
either(4), nor(1), or(282), or else(4), other than(1), rather(1), rather than(2), than(36), than...or(1), whether(1).
; perf. of
1491a; to have seen
appreciate(1), aware(3), become learned(1), conscious*(1), having a knowledge(1), knew(16), knew...about(1), know(216), know about(1), know how(9), knowing(36), known(4), known about(1), knows(15), knows how(1), realize(1), realizing(2), recognize(3), unaware*(1), understand(5), understanding(1).
5037; and not, neither:--
either(4), neither(11), neither...nor(4), neither...nor(11), neither...nor...nor(1), never*(1), no...either(1), nor(32), nothing(1), or(9), useless*(1).
3784; would that
(used to express an unattainable wish):--wish(4).
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