Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And I was dead, and see, I am living for ever, and I have the keys of death and of Hell.

New American Standard Bible

and the living One; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.

King James Version

I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.

Holman Bible

and the Living One. I was dead, but look—I am alive forever and ever, and I hold the keys of death and Hades.

International Standard Version

the living one. I was dead but look! I am alive forever and ever! I have the keys of Death and Hades.

A Conservative Version

and he who lives. And I became dead, and behold, I am living into the ages of the ages. Truly. And I have the keys of death and of Hades.

American Standard Version

and the Living one; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive for evermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.

Amplified

and the Ever-living One [living in and beyond all time and space]. I died, but see, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of [absolute control and victory over] death and of Hades (the realm of the dead).

An Understandable Version

and the Living One. I was dead, and see, I am [now] alive forever and ever! And I possess the keys of death and of the unseen place of departed spirits.

Anderson New Testament

and I am he that lives; and I was dead, and be hold, I am alive from age to age: and I have the keys of hades and of death.

Common New Testament

and the Living One; I was dead, and behold, I am alive for evermore! And I have the keys of death and Hades.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I am he that liveth; I was dead; but now you see I am alive for all eternity, amen; and I have the keys of the grave, and of death."

Darby Translation

and the living one: and I became dead, and behold, I am living to the ages of ages, and have the keys of death and of hades.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

I am he who lives and was dead; and behold, I am living for ever and ever; and I have the keys of the unseen world, and of death.

Godbey New Testament

the living one, and I was dead; and, behold, I am alive unto the ages of the ages, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.

Goodspeed New Testament

the living one. I was dead, yet here I am alive forever and ever. I hold the keys of death and the underworld.

John Wesley New Testament

And he that liveth and was dead, and behold I am alive for evermore, and have the keys of death and of Hades.

Julia Smith Translation

And he living, and I was dead; and, behold, I am living for the times of times, Amen; and have the keys of hades and of death.

King James 2000

I am he that lives, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive forevermore, Amen; and have the keys of hades and of death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and the one who lives, and I was dead, and behold, I am living {forever and ever}, and I hold the keys of death and of Hades.

Modern King James verseion

and the Living One, and I became dead, and behold, I am alive for ever and ever, Amen. And I have the keys of hell and of death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and am alive, and was dead. And behold I am alive for evermore, and have the keys of hell and of death.

Moffatt New Testament

I was dead and here I am alive for evermore, holding the keys that unlock death and Hades.

Montgomery New Testament

I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore; and hold the keys of death and of Hades.

NET Bible

and the one who lives! I was dead, but look, now I am alive -- forever and ever -- and I hold the keys of death and of Hades!

New Heart English Bible

and the Living one. I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. I have the keys of Death and of hell.

Noyes New Testament

and he that liveth; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive for evermore; and I have the keys of death and the underworld.

Sawyer New Testament

and the living, and I was dead, and behold, I am living forever and ever; and I have the keys of death and of hades.

The Emphasized Bible

and the Living One, - and I became dead; - and lo! living, am I, unto the ages of ages, and have the keys of death and of hades.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and I am the living one, though I was dead and lo! I am alive for evermore, Amen; and I hold the keys of hell and of death.

Twentieth Century New Testament

the Everliving. I died, and I am alive for ever and ever. And I hold the keys of the Grave and of the Place of the Dead.

Webster

I am he that liveth, and was dead; and behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.

Weymouth New Testament

I died; but I am now alive until the Ages of the Ages, and I have the keys of the gates of Death and of Hades!

Williams New Testament

yea, the ever-living One. I once was dead, but now I live forever and ever. I carry the keys of death and the underworld.

World English Bible

and the Living one. I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. I have the keys of Death and of Hades.

Worrell New Testament

and the Living One; and I was dead; and, behold, I am alive forevermore; and I have the keys of death and of Hades.

Worsley New Testament

I am the first and the last, who live, though I was dead; and behold, I am alive for ever and ever, Amen, and have the keys of hades and of death.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he who is living, and I did become dead, and, lo, I am living to the ages of the ages. Amen! and I have the keys of the hades and of the death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I am he that liveth
ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

and







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

was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

νεκρός 
Nekros 
Usage: 105

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

I am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

the keys
κλείς 
Kleis 
key
Usage: 2

of hell
G86
ᾅδης 
Hades 
Usage: 6

Devotionals

Devotionals about Revelation 1:18

Devotionals containing Revelation 1:18

References

Images Revelation 1:18

Prayers for Revelation 1:18

Context Readings

John's Vision Of The Son Of Man

17 And when I saw him, I went down on my face at his feet as one dead. And he put his right hand on me, saying, Have no fear; I am the first and the last and the Living one; 18 And I was dead, and see, I am living for ever, and I have the keys of death and of Hell. 19 Put in writing, then, the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will be after these;


Cross References

Romans 6:9

Having knowledge that because Christ has come back from the dead, he will never again go down to the dead; death has no more power over him.

Hebrews 7:25

So that he is fully able to be the saviour of all who come to God through him, because he is ever living to make prayer to God for them.

Revelation 4:9

And when the beasts give glory and honour to him who is seated on the high seat, to him who is living for ever and ever,

Revelation 9:1

And at the sounding of the fifth angel I saw a star falling from heaven to the earth: and there was given to him the key of the great deep.

Matthew 16:19

I will give to you the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatever is fixed by you on earth will be fixed in heaven: and whatever you make free on earth will be made free in heaven.

Hebrews 1:3

Who, being the outshining of his glory, the true image of his substance, supporting all things by the word of his power, having given himself as an offering making clean from sins, took his seat at the right hand of God in heaven;

Hebrews 12:2

Having our eyes fixed on Jesus, the guide and end of our faith, who went through the pains of the cross, not caring for the shame, because of the joy which was before him, and who has now taken his place at the right hand of God's seat of power.

Revelation 3:7

And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia say: These things says he who is holy, he who is true, he who has the key of David, opening the door so that it may be shut by no one, and shutting it so that it may be open to no one.

Revelation 20:14

And death and Hell were put into the sea of fire. This is the second death, even the sea of fire.

Job 19:25

But I am certain that he who will take up my cause is living, and that in time to come he will take his place on the dust;

Psalm 18:46

The Lord is living; praise be to my Rock, and let the God of my salvation be honoured.

Psalm 68:20

Our God is for us a God of salvation; his are the ways out of death.

Isaiah 22:22

And I will give the key of the family of David into his care; and what he keeps open will be shut by no one, and what he keeps shut no one will make open.

John 14:19

A little time longer, and the world will see me no more; but you will see me; and you will be living because I am living.

Romans 14:8-9

As long as we have life we are living to the Lord; or if we give up our life it is to the Lord; so if we are living, or if our life comes to an end, we are the Lord's.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For it is the love of Christ which is moving us; because we are of the opinion that if one was put to death for all, then all have undergone death;

2 Corinthians 13:4

For he was feeble in that he was put to death on the cross, but he is living by the power of God. And we are feeble in him, but we will be living with him through the power of God in relation to you.

Galatians 2:20

I have been put to death on the cross with Christ; still I am living; no longer I, but Christ is living in me; and that life which I now am living in the flesh I am living by faith, the faith of the Son of God, who in love for me, gave himself up for me.

Colossians 3:3

For your life on earth is done, and you have a secret life with Christ in God.

Hebrews 7:16

That is to say, not made by a law based on the flesh, but by the power of a life without end:

Revelation 5:14

And the four beasts said, So be it. And the rulers went down on their faces and gave worship.

Revelation 20:1-2

And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the great deep and a great chain in his hand.

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