He spoke to John of them on the Isle of Patmos, and used the very things in them that men are trying to cast out.
He said, recurring to the letter of the overseers, "So Patmos is a city."
The subject of his banishment to the isle of Patmos will come up in connection with the Apocalypse.
John was in Patmos, and the sea rolled between him and his kinsmen.
Nay, more—like the voices which John heard from heaven in Patmos, the Spirit seems to say of them, "write them not."
The awful revelations of Patmos had not yet illumined his eyes.
In this retirement—a Patmos amid the howling ocean of popery that surrounds us—a letter from England has reached me at last.
Like the Seer of Patmos, Giovanni 'wondered with a great wonder.'
Moreover the book itself purports to be written from Patmos, an island off the coast of Asia.
It commenced on Mount Horeb, and ended in the isle of Patmos.
a small rocky and barren island, one of the group called the "Sporades," in the AEgean Sea. It is mentioned in Scripture only in Rev. 1:9. It was on this island, to which John was banished by the emperor Domitian (A.D. 95), that he received from God the wondrous revelation recorded in his book. This has naturally invested it with the deepest interest for all time. It is now called Patmo. (See JOHN.)