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Revelation 14:12

ESV Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.
NIV This calls for patient endurance on the part of the people of God who keep his commands and remain faithful to Jesus.
NASB Here is the perseverance of the saints who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.
CSB This calls for endurance from the saints, who keep God’s commands and their faith in Jesus."
NLT This means that God’s holy people must endure persecution patiently, obeying his commands and maintaining their faith in Jesus.
KJV Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
NKJV Here is the patience of the saints; here are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.

What does Revelation 14:12 mean?

Those who refuse to worship the beast will be under intense persecution. Prior verses indicated that those who rejected his mark would be ostracized at best, and martyred at worst (Revelation 13:16–17). This verse encourages them to patiently withstand the persecution. They are saints; that is, believers who are separated unto God. They obey God, not the beast, and their faith is in Jesus.

Genuine faith in Jesus shows up when it is tried. Peter described such faith as "more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire" (1 Peter 1:7). He predicted that genuine faith will "be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ" (1 Peter 1:7).

Perhaps those who are called saints in this verse are Jewish believers. It is said they keep God's commandments. This may be a reference to the Ten Commandments that God gave specifically to Israel. When He gave Israel the Ten Commandments, He said, "I am the LORD your God, who brought you [the Israelites] out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery" (Exodus 20:2).
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