2. If the believers in the church of Smyrna were faithful until death, the risen Lord promised them the crown of: (a) Life; (b) glory; or (c) thorns.
1. (c) Ten (Rev. 2:10). The number ten and its multiples are often used in Scripture to signify the completeness of an action, especially actions of judgment.
2. (a) Life (Rev. 2:10). The crown of life is promised to those who endure temptation and love the Lord (James 1:12).