Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying to me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: 18 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. 19 Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter;


Cross References

Romans 6:9

Knowing that Christ, being raised from the dead, dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.

Hebrews 7:25

Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come to God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.

Revelation 4:9

And when those living beings give glory, and honor, and thanks to him that sat on the throne, who liveth for ever and ever,

Revelation 9:1

And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven to the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.

Matthew 16:19

And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatever thou shalt bind on earth, shall be bound in heaven; and whatever thou shalt loose on earth, shall be loosed in heaven.

Hebrews 1:3

Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself made purification of our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

Hebrews 12:2

Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Revelation 3:7

And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth:

Revelation 20:14

And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.

Job 19:25

For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he will stand at the latter day upon the earth:

Psalm 18:46

The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.

Psalm 68:20

He that is our God is the God of salvation; and to GOD the Lord belong the issues from death.

Isaiah 22:22

And the key of the house of David will I lay upon his shoulder; so he shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open.

John 14:19

Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.

Romans 14:8-9

For whether we live, we live to the Lord; and whether we die, we die to the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

2 Corinthians 13:4

For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God towards you.

Galatians 2:20

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless, I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

Colossians 3:3

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Hebrews 7:16

Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless life.

Revelation 5:14

And the four living beings said, Amen. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshiped him that liveth for ever and ever.

Revelation 20:1-2

And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

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