Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 fell at his feet like one dead. He laid his hand on me and said-- 'Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last, 18  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. 19 Therefore write of what you have seen and of what is happening now and of what is about to take place--


Cross References

Romans 6:9

We know, indeed, that Christ, having once risen from the dead, will not die again. Death has power over him no longer.

Hebrews 7:25

And that is why he is able to save perfectly those who come to God through him, living for ever, as he does, to intercede of their behalf.

Revelation 4:9

And, whenever these Creatures give praise and honour and thanks to him who is 'seated on the throne, to him who lives for ever and ever,'

Revelation 9:1

Then the fifth angel blew; and I saw a Star that had fallen upon the earth from the heavens, and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.

Matthew 16:19

I will give you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven. Whatever you forbid on earth will be held in Heaven to be forbidden, and whatever you allow on earth will be held in Heaven to be allowed."

Hebrews 1:3

For he is the radiance of the Glory of God and the very expression of his Being, upholding all creation by the power of his word; and, when he had made an expiation for the sins of men, he 'took his seat at the right hand' of God's Majesty on high,

Hebrews 12:2

our eyes fixed upon Jesus, the Leader and perfect Example of our faith, who, for the joy that lay before him, endured the cross, heedless of its shame, and now 'has taken his seat at the right hand' of the throne of God.

Revelation 3:7

To the Angel of the Church in Philadelphia write:-- "These are the words of him who is holy and true, who holds 'the Key of David, who opens and no one shall shut, and shuts and no one opens':--

Revelation 20:14

Then Death and the Lord of the Place of Death were hurled into the lake of fire. This is the Second Death--the lake of fire;

Revelation 20:14

Then Death and the Lord of the Place of Death were hurled into the lake of fire. This is the Second Death--the lake of fire;

Revelation 20:14

Then Death and the Lord of the Place of Death were hurled into the lake of fire. This is the Second Death--the lake of fire;

Revelation 20:14

Then Death and the Lord of the Place of Death were hurled into the lake of fire. This is the Second Death--the lake of fire;

Revelation 20:14

Then Death and the Lord of the Place of Death were hurled into the lake of fire. This is the Second Death--the lake of fire;

John 14:19

In a little while the world will see me no more, but you will still see me; because I am living, you will be living also.

Romans 14:8-9

For, if we live, our life is for the Master, and, if we die, our death is for the Master. Whether, then, we live or die we belong to the Master.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

It is the love of the Christ which compels us, when we reflect that, as one died for all, therefore all died;

2 Corinthians 13:4

For though his crucifixion was due to weakness, his life is due to the power of God. And we, also, are weak in his weakness, but with him we shall live for you through the power of God.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ. So it is no longer I that live, but it is Christ who lives in me; and, as for my present earthly life, I am living it by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Colossians 3:3

For you died, and your Life now lies hidden, with the Christ, in God.

Hebrews 7:16

and that he was appointed, not under a Law regulating only earthly matters, but by virtue of a life beyond the reach of death;

Revelation 5:14

And the four Creatures said 'Amen,' and the Councillors prostrated themselves and worshiped.

Revelation 20:1-2

Then I saw an angel coming down from Heaven, with the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

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