Revelation 5:2



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book and to break its seals?"

King James Version

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?

International Standard Version

I also saw a powerful angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?"

A Conservative Version

And I saw a powerful agent proclaiming in a great voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals of it?

American Standard Version

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a great voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?

Amplified

And I saw a strong angel announcing in a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the scroll? And [who is entitled and deserves and is morally fit] to break its seals?

An Understandable Version

And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, "Who deserves to break the seals on it and open the book?" [Note: This "book" was probably a rolled up scroll written on both sides, with wax seals keeping it from unrolling and its contents from being exposed].

Anderson New Testament

And I saw a strong angel crying with a great voice: Who is worthy to open the book, and to break its seals?

Bible in Basic English

And I saw a strong angel saying in a loud voice, Who is able to make the book open, and to undo its stamps?

Common New Testament

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

and I saw a powerful angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof."

Darby Translation

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to break its seals?

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And I saw a mighty messenger proclaiming with a great voice, Who is worthy to open the scroll, and to loose its seals?

Godbey New Testament

And I saw a mighty angel crying with a great voice, Who is able to open the book, and to loose its seals?

Goodspeed New Testament

And I saw a mighty angel announcing in a loud voice, "Who is fit to open the roll and break its seals?"

Holman Bible

I also saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?"

John Wesley New Testament

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book and to loose the seals thereof?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I saw a strong angel preaching with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book and to loose its seals?

Julia Smith Translation

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a great voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose its seals?

King James 2000

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the scroll, and to loose the seals thereof?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I saw a powerful angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who [is] worthy to open the scroll and to break its seals?"

Modern King James verseion

And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book and to loosen its seals?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I saw a strong angel which cried with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?"

Moffatt New Testament

And I saw a strong angel exclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is fit to open the scroll, to break the seals of it?"

Montgomery New Testament

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose its seals."

NET Bible

And I saw a powerful angel proclaiming in a loud voice: "Who is worthy to open the scroll and to break its seals?"

New Heart English Bible

I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll, and to break its seals?"

New simplified Bible

And I saw a powerful angel proclaiming with a loud voice: Who is worthy to open the book, and to remove the seals?

Noyes New Testament

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose its seals?

Sawyer New Testament

And I saw a mighty angel proclaim with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book and to break its seven seals?

The Emphasized Bible

And I saw a mighty messenger, proclaiming with a loud voice - Who is worthy to open the scroll, and to unloose the seals thereof?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And I saw mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to break the seals thereon?

Twentieth Century New Testament

and I saw a mighty angel who was proclaiming in a loud voice-- 'Who is worthy to open the book and break its seals?'

Webster

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose its seals?

Weymouth New Testament

And I saw a mighty angel who was exclaiming in a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book and break its seals?"

Williams New Testament

And I saw a mighty angel announcing in a loud voice, "Who deserves to open the book and break its seals?"

World English Bible

I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book, and to break its seals?"

Worrell New Testament

And I saw a strong angel, proclaiming with a great voice, "Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose its seals!"

Worsley New Testament

and I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book and to loose the seals of it?

Youngs Literal Translation

and I saw a strong messenger crying with a great voice, 'Who is worthy to open the scroll and to loose the seals of it?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

I saw
εἴδω 
Eido 
know , cannot tell , know how , wist , , see , behold , look , perceive , vr see , vr know
Usage: 519

ἰσχυρός 
Ischuros 
Usage: 20

ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

with a loud
μέγας 
megas 
great , loud ,
Usage: 167

φωνή 
Phone 
Usage: 128

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28

to open
ἀνοίγω 
Anoigo 
Usage: 62

the book
βιβλίον 
Biblion 
Usage: 31

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

to loose
λύω 
Luo 
Usage: 28

the seals
σφραγίς 
Sphragis 
Usage: 16

References

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Easton

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

The Scroll With Seven Seals And The Lamb

1 I saw in the right hand of Him who sat on the throne a book written inside and on the back, sealed up with seven seals. 2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book and to break its seals?" 3 And no one in heaven or on the earth or under the earth was able to open the book or to look into it.


Cross References

Isaiah 41:22-23

Let them bring forth and declare to us what is going to take place; As for the former events, declare what they were, That we may consider them and know their outcome. Or announce to us what is coming;

Revelation 5:5

and one of the elders said to me, "Stop weeping; behold, the Lion that is from the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has overcome so as to open the book and its seven seals."

Revelation 18:21

Then a strong angel took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, "So will Babylon, the great city, be thrown down with violence, and will not be found any longer.

Psalm 103:20

Bless the LORD, you His angels, Mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!

Isaiah 29:11-12

The entire vision will be to you like the words of a sealed book, which when they give it to the one who is literate, saying, "Please read this," he will say, "I cannot, for it is sealed."

Revelation 10:1

I saw another strong angel coming down out of heaven, clothed with a cloud; and the rainbow was upon his head, and his face was like the sun, and his feet like pillars of fire;



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