Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

The secret meaning of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand, and of the seven gold lampstands is this: The seven stars are the guardian angels of the seven churches and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

New American Standard Bible

As for the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

King James Version

The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.

Holman Bible

The secret of the seven stars you saw in My right hand and of the seven gold lampstands is this: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

International Standard Version

The secret meaning of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lamp stands is this: the seven stars are the messengers of the seven churches, and the seven lamp stands are the seven churches."

A Conservative Version

The mystery of the seven stars that thou saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: the seven stars are agents of the seven congregations, and the seven lampstands that thou saw are the seven congregations.

American Standard Version

the mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks are seven churches.

Amplified

As for the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: the seven stars are the angels (divine messengers) of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

An Understandable Version

The secret of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and the seven golden lampstands [is this]: The seven stars are the angels [i.e., messengers] of the seven churches. And the seven lampstands are the seven churches."

Anderson New Testament

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches; and the seven candle sticks are the seven churches.

Bible in Basic English

The secret of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and of the seven gold vessels with burning lights. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven lights are the seven churches.

Common New Testament

The mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the conceal'd meaning of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and of the seven golden candlesticks, is this: the seven stars signify the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which you saw, signify the seven churches.

Darby Translation

The mystery of the seven stars which thou hast seen on my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are angels of the seven assemblies; and the seven lamps are seven assemblies.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

As to the hidden meaning of the seven stars, which you see in my right hand, and of the seven lamps of gold: the seven stars are messengers of the seven congregations; and the seven lamps which you see, are seven congregations.

Godbey New Testament

and the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven golden candlesticks are the seven churches.

John Wesley New Testament

The mystery of the stars which thou sawest in my right hand and of the seven golden candlesticks. The stars are angels of the churches: and the candlesticks are seven churches.

Julia Smith Translation

The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest upon my right hand, and the seven golden chandeliers. The seven stars are the messengers of the seven churches: and the seven chandeliers which thou sawest are the seven churches.

King James 2000

The mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven lampstands which you saw are the seven churches.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[As for] the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand and the seven gold lampstands--the seven stars are [the] angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are [the] seven churches.

Modern King James verseion

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands which you saw are the seven churches.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the messengers of the seven congregations: And the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven congregations.

Moffatt New Testament

As for the secret symbol of the seven stars which you have seen in my right hand, and of the seven golden lamp stands ??the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

Montgomery New Testament

The mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks, is this. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven candlesticks are the seven churches."

NET Bible

The mystery of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and the seven golden lampstands is this: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

New Heart English Bible

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches. The seven lampstands are seven churches.

Noyes New Testament

the mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches; and the seven candlesticks are the seven churches.

Sawyer New Testament

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are angels of the seven churches, and the seven candlesticks the seven churches.

The Emphasized Bible

The sacred secret of the seven stars, which thou sawest upon my right hand, and the seven lamps of gold: - The seven stars, are, messengers of the seven assemblies, and, the seven lamps, are, seven assemblies

Thomas Haweis New Testament

the mystery of the seven stars which thou seest in my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lamps which thou seest are the seven churches.

Twentieth Century New Testament

the mystic meaning of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lamps. The seven stars are the Angels of the seven Churches, and the seven lamps are the seven Churches.

Webster

The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.

Weymouth New Testament

the secret meaning of the seven stars which you have seen in My right hand, and of the seven lampstands of gold. The seven stars are the ministers of the seven Churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven Churches.

Williams New Testament

The open secret of the seven stars that you have seen in my right hand, and of the seven golden lampstands, is this: The seven stars are the messengers of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.

World English Bible

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven lampstands are seven assemblies.

Worrell New Testament

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of seven assemblies; and the seven candlesticks are seven assemblies."

Worsley New Testament

As to the mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks; the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.

Youngs Literal Translation

the secret of the seven stars that thou hast seen upon my right hand, and the seven golden lamp-stands: the seven stars are messengers of the seven assemblies, and the seven lamp-stands that thou hast seen are seven assemblies.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μυστήριον 
Musterion 
Usage: 23

of the
ἀστήρ 
Aster 
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 16
Usage: 93

ἑπτά 
hepta 
ἑπτά 
hepta 
ἑπτά 
hepta 
ἑπτά 
hepta 
ἑπτά 
hepta 
Usage: 71
Usage: 71
Usage: 71
Usage: 71
Usage: 71

ἀστήρ 
Aster 
ἀστήρ 
Aster 
Usage: 16
Usage: 16

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980
Usage: 980

thou sawest
εἴδω 
Eido 
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519
Usage: 519

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

δεξιός 
Dexios 
Usage: 36

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

the
λυχνία 
Luchnia 
λυχνία 
Luchnia 
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 4
Usage: 4
Usage: 93

χρύσεος 
Chruseos 
golden, of gold
Usage: 16

λυχνία 
Luchnia 
λυχνία 
Luchnia 
Usage: 4
Usage: 4

ἑπτά 
hepta 
Usage: 71

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97
Usage: 97

the angels
G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

Context Readings

John's Vision Of The Son Of Man

19 So write what you have seen, what is now and what is to happen hereafter. 20  The secret meaning of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand, and of the seven gold lampstands is this: The seven stars are the guardian angels of the seven churches and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.


Cross References

Revelation 2:1

"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: " 'He who holds the seven stars in his right hand and goes about among the seven gold lampstands speaks thus:

Revelation 2:1

"To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: " 'He who holds the seven stars in his right hand and goes about among the seven gold lampstands speaks thus:

Revelation 1:16

In his right hand he held seven stars; from his mouth came a sharp double-edged sword, and his face shone like the sun at noonday.

Revelation 3:1

"To the angel of the church in Sardis write: " 'He who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars speaks thus: I know what you are doing; you are supposed to be alive, but you are dead.

Revelation 3:1

"To the angel of the church in Sardis write: " 'He who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars speaks thus: I know what you are doing; you are supposed to be alive, but you are dead.

Matthew 5:14-16

You are the light of the world! A city that is built upon a hill cannot be hidden.

Matthew 13:11

He answered, "You are permitted to know the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven, but they are not.

Luke 8:10

And he said, "You are permitted to know the secrets of the Kingdom of God, but they are given to others in the form of figures, so that they may look and yet not see, and hear and yet not understand.

Philippians 2:15-16

so that you will be blameless and honest, faultless children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted age, in which you appear like stars in a dark world,

1 Timothy 3:14-16

I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing you all this

Revelation 1:12-13

I turned to see whose voice it was that was speaking to me, and when I turned I saw seven gold lampstands,

Revelation 2:8

"To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: " 'The first and the last, who died and came to life again, speaks thus:

Revelation 2:12

"To the angel of the church in Pergamum write: " 'He who wields the sharp, double-edged sword speaks thus:

Revelation 2:18

"To the angel of the church in Thyatira write: " 'The Son of God, whose eyes blaze like fire, and whose feet are like bronze, speaks thus:

Revelation 3:7

"To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: " 'He who is holy and true, who carries the key of David, who opens and no one shall shut, and shuts and no one shall open, speaks thus:

Revelation 3:14

"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: " 'The Amen, the true and faithful witness, the origin of God's creation, speaks thus:

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