Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things that are written therein: for the time is at hand.

New American Standard Bible

Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things which are written in it; for the time is near.

King James Version

Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.

Holman Bible

The one who reads this is blessed, and those who hear the words of this prophecy and keep what is written in it are blessed, because the time is near!

International Standard Version

How blessed is the one who reads aloud and those who hear the words of this prophecy and obey what is written in it, for the time is near!

A Conservative Version

Blessed is he who reads, and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and who keep the things written in it, for the time is near.

Amplified

Blessed (happy, prosperous, to be admired) is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and who keep the things which are written in it [heeding them and taking them to heart]; for the time [of fulfillment] is near.

An Understandable Version

The person who reads this [book] and those who listen to the words of this prophecy and who obey what is written in it are blessed, for the time [when some of it will occur] is near. [See verse 1].

Anderson New Testament

Blessed is he that reads, and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep the things that are written in it; for the time is at hand.

Bible in Basic English

A blessing be on the reader, and on those who give ear to the prophet's words, and keep the things which he has put in the book: for the time is near.

Common New Testament

Blessed is he who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it; for the time is near.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Happy is he that reads, and attends to the words of this prophecy, and observes the matter therein contain'd: for the time draws nigh.

Darby Translation

Blessed is he that reads, and they that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things written in it; for the time is near.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Happy is he that reads, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep the things that are written in it; for the time is at hand.

Godbey New Testament

Blessed is the one reading, and those hearing the word of the prophecy, and keeping the things which have been written in it: for the time is at hand.

Goodspeed New Testament

Blessed be the man who reads this prophecy and those who hear it read and heed what is written in it, for the time is near.

John Wesley New Testament

Happy is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep the things which are written therein: for the time is near.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy he reading, and they hearing the words of the prophecy, and keeping the things written in it, for the time is near.

King James 2000

Blessed is he that reads, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed [is] the one who reads aloud and [blessed are] those who hear the words of the prophecy and observe the things written in it, because the time [is] near!

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the one who reads and hears the Words of this prophecy, and the ones keeping the things written in it, for the time is near.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Happy is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein. For the time is at hand.

Moffatt New Testament

Blessed is he who reads aloud, blessed they who hear the words of this prophecy and lay to heart what is written in it; for the time is near.

Montgomery New Testament

Blessed is he who reads, and they who hear the words of the prophecy, and keep what is written in it. For the crisis is at hand.

NET Bible

Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy aloud, and blessed are those who hear and obey the things written in it, because the time is near!

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things that are written in it, for the time is near.

Noyes New Testament

Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things written therein; for the time is at hand.

Sawyer New Testament

Blessed is he that reads, and those that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things written in it; for the time is at hand.

The Emphasized Bible

Happy! he that readeth, and they who hear, the words of the prophecy, and keep the things, therein, written; for, the season, is, near.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Blessed is he that readeth, and they who hear the words of this prophecy, and observe the things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Blessed is he who reads, and blessed are they who listen to, the words of this prophecy, and lay to heart what is here written; for The Time is near.

Webster

Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.

Weymouth New Testament

Blessed is he who reads and blessed are those who listen to the words of this prophecy and lay to heart what is written in it; for the time for its fulfillment is now close at hand.

Williams New Testament

Blessed be the man who reads them and the people who hear the messages of this prophecy read, and heed what is written in it, for the time is near.

World English Bible

Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things that are written in it, for the time is at hand.

Worrell New Testament

Happy is he that reads, and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things written therein; for the time is near.

Worsley New Testament

Happy is he that readeth, and those that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things that are written therein: for the time is near.

Youngs Literal Translation

Happy is he who is reading, and those hearing, the words of the prophecy, and keeping the things written in it -- for the time is nigh!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

is he that readeth
ἀναγινώσκω 
Anaginosko 
Usage: 20

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

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

the words
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

προφητεία 
Propheteia 
Usage: 18

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149


Usage: 0

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the time
καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

Context Readings

Prologue

2 who bare witness of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, even of all things that he saw. 3 Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things that are written therein: for the time is at hand. 4 John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace, from him who is and who was and who is to come; and from the seven Spirits that are before his throne;


Cross References

Luke 11:28

But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Romans 13:11

And this, knowing the season, that already it is time for you to awake out of sleep: for now is salvation nearer to us than when we first believed.

Revelation 22:10

And he saith unto me, Seal not up the words of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand.

Revelation 22:12

Behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to render to each man according as his work is.

Proverbs 8:34

Blessed is the man that heareth me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at the posts of my doors.

Daniel 12:12-13

Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days.

James 5:8-9

Be ye also patient; establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore of sound mind, and be sober unto prayer:

2 Peter 3:8

But forget not this one thing, beloved, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Revelation 22:6-7

And he said unto me, These words are faithful and true: and the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, sent his angels to show unto his servants the things which must shortly come to pass.

Revelation 22:20

He who testifieth these things saith, Yea: I come quickly. Amen: come, Lord Jesus.

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