Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood--

King James Version

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Holman Bible

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has set us free from our sins by His blood,

International Standard Version

and from Jesus the Messiah, the witness, the faithful one, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth. To the one who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood

A Conservative Version

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and washed us from our sins by his blood

American Standard Version

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loveth us, and loosed us from our sins by his blood;

Amplified

And from Jesus Christ the faithful and trustworthy Witness, the Firstborn of the dead [first to be brought back to life] and the Prince (Ruler) of the kings of the earth. To Him Who ever loves us and has once [for all] loosed and freed us from our sins by His own blood,

An Understandable Version

[It is also] from Jesus Christ, who is the Faithful Witness [to the truth], the Firstborn from the dead [i.e., the first One raised never to die again], the Ruler of the kings of the world. May there be honor and power forever and ever to Christ, who loved us and released us from our sins by His blood [Note: Some manuscripts say "washed us" since the two words are spelled almost alike].

Anderson New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first born from the dead, and the Prince of the kings of the earth. To him that loves us, and that has washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Bible in Basic English

And from Jesus Christ, the true witness, the first to come back from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who had love for us and has made us clean from our sins by his blood;

Common New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first-born of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth: unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins by his own blood,

Darby Translation

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and has washed us from our sins in his blood,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first born of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth; to him who has loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Godbey New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstbegotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To the one loving us with divine love, and having washed us from our sins in His own blood,

Goodspeed New Testament

and from Jesus Christ the trustworthy witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the sovereign of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has released us from our sins by his blood

John Wesley New Testament

And from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first begotten from the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and from Jesus, the Christ, who is the faithful witness and the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins with his own blood

Julia Smith Translation

And from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first born from the dead, and the chief of the kings of the earth. To him having loved us, and washed us from our sins in his blood,

King James 2000

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loves us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Lexham Expanded Bible

and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To the one who loves us and released us from our sins by his blood

Modern King James verseion

even from Jesus Christ the faithful Witness, the First-born from the dead and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and from Jesus Christ which is a faithful witness, and first begotten of the dead: and Lord over the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Moffatt New Testament

and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the first-born from the dead, and the prince over the kings of earth; to him who loves us and has loosed us from our sins by shedding his blood ??6 he has made us a realm of priests for his God and Father, ??to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever: Amen.

Montgomery New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has loosed us from our sins in his own blood;

NET Bible

and from Jesus Christ -- the faithful witness, the firstborn from among the dead, the ruler over the kings of the earth. To the one who loves us and has set us free from our sins at the cost of his own blood

New Heart English Bible

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and freed us from our sins by his blood;

Noyes New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him that loveth us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Sawyer New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first born from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him that loved us and washed us from our sins with his blood,

The Emphasized Bible

and from - Jesus Christ, - The Faithful Witness, The Firstborn of the Dead, and The Ruler of the Kings of the Earth. Unto him that loveth us, and loosed us out of our sins with his blood, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, and first-born from the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth: to him who loved us, and washed us from our sins by his blood,

Twentieth Century New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, ' the faithful Witness, the First-born from the dead, and the Ruler of all the Kings of the earth.' To him who loves us and freed us from our sins by his own blood--

Webster

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first-begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Weymouth New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, the truthful witness, the first of the dead to be born to Life, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has freed us from our sins with His own blood,

Williams New Testament

and from Jesus Christ the trustworthy witness, the First-born of the dead, and the Sovereign of the kings of the earth. To Him who ever loves us and once for all released us from our sins by His blood,

World English Bible

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and washed us from our sins by his blood;

Worrell New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful Witness, the First-born of the dead, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him Who loveth, and loosed us from our sins in His own blood,

Worsley New Testament

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first-born from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Youngs Literal Translation

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first-born out of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth; to him who did love us, and did bathe us from our sins in his blood,

Verse Picture

Themes

Ablution » Figurative » General references

Atonement » Unclassified scriptures relating to

Atonement, the » Exhibits the » Love of Christ

Atonement, the » Remission of sins by

Birthright » An honorable title

Blood » Of Christ

Blood » Redemption through

Christ » Blood of

Christ » DIVINE NAMES ascribed to Christ » King of Kings

Christ » Exaltation of » King of Kings

Christ » Faithful

Christ is God » As King of kings and Lord of lords

Christ, the King » Supreme

Christ, the Prophet » Faithful to his trust

Cleanliness » Figurative

Cleansing » Spiritual Promised

Deliverance » From Sin » Our Deliverance from, through Christ

Divine » Faithfulness » Of Christ

Divinity » Of Christ » DIVINE NAMES ascribed to Christ » King of Kings

Error » SINS » Our Deliverance from, through Christ

Faithfulness » Of Christ

Firstborn » Birthright of: » Honorable distinction of

Jesus, The Christ » Christ Jesus » Faithful Witness

Jesus, The Christ » Christ Jesus » First Begotten of the Dead

Jesus, The Christ » Divinity of: » Invoked as: » King of kings and Lord of lords

Jesus, The Christ » Lord, Your Redeemer » Prince of the Kings of the Earth

Jesus, The Christ » Love of » General references

Jesus, The Christ » Prophet: » Faithful

Jesus, The Christ » Resurrection and Life » Witness

Jesus, The Christ » Resurrection of Jesus » General references

King of Kings » King of Kings

Kings » Christ is the Prince of

Kings of Israel » SPIRITUAL KINGSHIP, conditions of » Spiritual Cleansing

Kingship, Spiritual » Endurance

Laver of Brass » Illustrative of » Christ the fountain for sin

Love of Christ, the » Manifested in his » Washing away our sins

Man » INFINITE VALUE OF, seen in the price paid for his redemption

Man » Infinite Value of

Names » Of Christ » Faithful Witness

Names » Of Christ » First Begotten

Names » Of Christ » Prince of Kings

Our Sins » Our Deliverance from, through Christ

Promises, Divine » Of Cleansing » Spiritual, Promised

Purification of Heart » Cleansing, spiritual » Promised

Saviour, Christ Our » Offered Himself as a Sacrifice

Sin (1) » Forgiveness of » General references

Sins » Our Deliverance from, through Christ

Spiritual » Kings » Spiritual kingship, conditions of » Spiritual Cleansing

Titles and Names » Of Christ » Faithful Witness

Titles and Names » Of Christ » First Begotten

Titles and Names » Of Christ » Prince of Kings

Titles and Names of Christ » Faithful witness

Titles and Names of Christ » First-begotten of the dead

Titles and Names of Christ » Prince of the kings of the earth

Transgression » Of Omission

Trinity, the » Doctrine of proved from Scripture

Vicarious Suffering » Of Christ » Offered Himself as a Sacrifice

Witness » Christ - a Witness to the Truth

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀπό 
Apo 
ἀπό 
Apo 
from , of , out of , for , off , by , at , in , since 9 , on , not tr. , .
from , of , out of , for , off , by , at , in , since 9 , on , not tr. , .
Usage: 490
Usage: 490

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

who is the
μάρτυς 
Martus 
Usage: 28

πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

μάρτυς 
Martus 
Usage: 28

and the first begotten
πρωτοτόκος 
Prototokos 
Usage: 9

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
Usage: 709

the dead
νεκρός 
Nekros 
Usage: 105

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 prince
ἄρχων 
Archon 
Usage: 32

of the kings
βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
king , King , King , King
Usage: 99

of the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 170
Usage: 170

λούω 
Louo 
Usage: 5

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our , us , we , not tr ,
Usage: 388

ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Revelation 1:5

Devotionals containing Revelation 1:5

Images Revelation 1:5

Context Readings

Greetings To The Churches

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 who are before His throne, 5 and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood-- 6 and He has made us to be a kingdom, priests to His God and Father--to Him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.


Cross References

Revelation 3:14

"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:

Psalm 89:27

"I also shall make him My firstborn, The highest of the kings of the earth.

Colossians 1:18

He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

Revelation 17:14

"These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called and chosen and faithful."

Revelation 19:16

And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS."

Isaiah 55:4

"Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples, A leader and commander for the peoples.

John 18:37

Therefore Pilate said to Him, "So You are a king?" Jesus answered, "You say correctly that I am a king For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, to testify to the truth Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice."

Acts 26:23

that the Christ was to suffer, and that by reason of His resurrection from the dead He would be the first to proclaim light both to the Jewish people and to the Gentiles."

Deuteronomy 7:8

but because the LORD loved you and kept the oath which He swore to your forefathers, the LORD brought you out by a mighty hand and redeemed you from the house of slavery, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 23:5

"Nevertheless, the LORD your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the LORD your God turned the curse into a blessing for you because the LORD your God loves you.

Psalm 72:11

And let all kings bow down before him, All nations serve him.

Psalm 89:36-37

"His descendants shall endure forever And his throne as the sun before Me.

Proverbs 8:15-16

"By me kings reign, And rulers decree justice.

Daniel 2:2

Then the king gave orders to call in the magicians, the conjurers, the sorcerers and the Chaldeans to tell the king his dreams. So they came in and stood before the king.

Daniel 7:14

"And to Him was given dominion, Glory and a kingdom, That all the peoples, nations and men of every language Might serve Him His dominion is an everlasting dominion Which will not pass away; And His kingdom is one Which will not be destroyed.

Zechariah 13:1

"In that day a fountain will be opened for the house of David and for the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for impurity.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

John 3:11

"Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony.

John 3:32

"What He has seen and heard, of that He testifies; and no one receives His testimony.

John 8:14-16

Jesus answered and said to them, "Even if I testify about Myself, My testimony is true, for I know where I came from and where I am going; but you do not know where I come from or where I am going.

John 13:1

Now before the Feast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His hour had come that He would depart out of this world to the Father, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.

John 13:8-10

Peter said to Him, "Never shall You wash my feet!" Jesus answered him, "If I do not wash you, you have no part with Me."

John 13:34

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

John 15:9

"Just as the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you; abide in My love.

Acts 20:28

"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

Romans 8:37

But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us.

1 Corinthians 6:11

Such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.

1 Corinthians 15:20-23

But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep.

Galatians 2:20

"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Ephesians 1:20-22

which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,

Ephesians 2:4

But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,

1 Timothy 6:13

I charge you in the presence of God, who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who testified the good confession before Pontius Pilate,

1 Timothy 6:15

which He will bring about at the proper time--He who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords,

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

1 Peter 1:19

but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.

1 John 1:7

but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 4:10

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

1 John 5:7-10

For there are three that testify:

Revelation 7:14

I said to him, "My lord, you know." And he said to me, "These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Revelation 11:15

Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever."



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