Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

Amplified

Blessed (happy, to be envied) is the man who reads aloud [in the assemblies] the word of this prophecy; and blessed (happy, to be envied) are those who hear [it read] and who keep themselves true to the things which are written in it [heeding them and laying them to heart], for the time [for them to be fulfilled] 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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 testified the word of God, and the testimony of Jesus Christ, all things that he saw. 3 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. 4 John to the seven assemblies which 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 which are before his throne;


Cross References

Luke 11:28

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

Romans 13:11

This also, knowing the time, that it is already time that we should be aroused out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

Revelation 22:10

And he says to me, Seal not the words of the prophecy of this book. The time is near.

Revelation 22:12

Behold, I come quickly, and my reward with me, to render to every one as his work shall be.

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 thirty-five days!

James 5:8-9

Ye also have patience: stablish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is drawn nigh.

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is drawn nigh: be sober therefore, and be watchful unto prayers;

2 Peter 3:8

But let not this one thing be hidden from you, beloved, that one day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Revelation 22:6-7

And he said to me, These words are faithful and true; and the Lord God of the spirits of the prophets has sent his angel to shew to his bondmen the things which must soon come to pass.

Revelation 22:20

He that testifies these things says, Yea, I come quickly. Amen; come, Lord Jesus.

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