Parallel Verses

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;

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, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who [always] loves us and who [has once for all] freed us [or washed us] from our sins by His own blood (His sacrificial death)—

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,

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:

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

The atonement » Remission of sins by

Birthright » An honorable title

Christ » Reproves » Sacrifice of

Christ » Faith in, great » Faithful

Christ » Witness, a » To the truth

Christ » Divine names ascribed to Christ » King of kings

Christ » Exaltation of » King of kings

Christ » Joy of » King of kings

Christ » Names of » Faithful witness

Christ » Names of » Prince of kings

Christ » Names of » First begotten

Jesus Christ, Deity Of » As king of kings and lord of lords

Jesus Christ, King » Supreme

Jesus The Prophet » Faithful to his trust

Cleanliness » Figurative

Cleansing » Ps 51 » Spiritual promised

Deliverance » From sin » Our deliverance from, through Christ

Divinity » Divine names ascribed to Christ » King of kings

Error » Sins » Our deliverance from, through Christ

Faithfulness » Of Christ

Firstborn » Birthright of the » Honorable distinction of

God's Promises » Of cleansing » Spiritual promised

Jesus Christ » Prophet » Faithful

Jesus Christ » Divinity of » King of kings and lord of lords

Jesus Christ » Names of » Witness

Jesus Christ » Names of » First begotten of the dead

Jesus Christ » Names of » Faithful witness, the

Jesus Christ » Names of » Prince of the kings of the earth

King of kings » King of kings

Kings » Christ is the prince of

Kings of israel » Spiritual kingship, conditions of » Spiritual cleansing

spiritual Kingship » Spiritual cleansing

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

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

Man » Apparent insignificance of » Infinite value of, seen in the price paid for his redemption

Man » Ignorance of » Infinite value of

Names » Of Christ » Faithful witness

Names » Of Christ » Prince of kings

Names » Of Christ » First begotten

Our sins » Our deliverance from, through Christ

Purification of heart » Cleansing, spiritual » Promised

Jesus Christ, Savior » Offered himself as a sacrifice

Sins » National » Our deliverance from, through Christ

Spiritual » Kings spiritual kingship, conditions of » Spiritual cleansing

Transgression » Sin's penalty » Our deliverance from, through Christ

Vicarious suffering » Of Christ » Offered himself as a sacrifice

Witness » Christ, a witness to the truth

Witness » Jesus Christ being the faithful and true witness

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 
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


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Revelation 1:5

Devotionals containing Revelation 1:5

Images Revelation 1:5

Prayers for Revelation 1:5

Context Readings

Greetings To The Churches

4 John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace to you and peace, from him who is and was and is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his high seat; 5 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; 6 And has made us to be a kingdom and priests to his God and Father; to him let glory and power be given for ever and ever. So be it.


Cross References

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church in Laodicea say: These things says the true and certain witness, the head of God's new order:

Psalm 89:27

And I will make him the first of my sons, most high over the kings of the earth.

Colossians 1:18

And he is the head of the body, the church: the starting point of all things, the first to come again from the dead; so that in all things he might have the chief place.

Revelation 17:14

These will make war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because he is the Lord of lords and King of kings; and those who are with him are named, marked out, and true.

Revelation 19:16

And on his robe and on his leg is a name, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

Isaiah 55:4

See, I have given him as a witness to the peoples, a ruler and a guide to the nations.

John 18:37

Then Pilate said to him, Are you then a king? Jesus made answer, You say that I am a king. For this purpose was I given birth, and for this purpose I came into the world, that I might give witness to what is true. Every lover of what is true gives ear to my voice.

Acts 26:23

That the Christ would go through pain, and being the first to come back from the dead, would give light to the people and to the Gentiles.

Deuteronomy 7:8

But because of his love for you, and in order to keep his oath to your fathers, the Lord took you out with the strength of his hand, making you free from the prison-house and from the hand of Pharaoh, king of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 23:5

But the Lord your God would not give ear to Balaam, but let the curse be changed into a blessing to you, because of his love for you.

Psalm 72:11

Yes, let all kings go down before him; let all nations be his servants.

Psalm 89:36-37

His seed will not come to an end for ever; the seat of his kingdom will be like the sun before me.

Proverbs 8:15-16

Through me kings have their power, and rulers give right decisions.

Daniel 2:2

Then the king gave orders that the wonder-workers, and the users of secret arts, and those who made use of evil powers, and the Chaldaeans, were to be sent for to make clear to the king his dreams. So they came and took their places before the king.

Daniel 7:14

And to him was given authority and glory and a kingdom; and all peoples, nations, and languages were his servants: his authority is an eternal authority which will not come to an end, and his kingdom is one which will not come to destruction.

Zechariah 13:1

In that day there will be a fountain open to the family of David and to the people of Jerusalem, for sin and for that which is unclean.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came to them and said, All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.

John 3:11

Truly, I say to you, We say that of which we have knowledge; we give witness of what we have seen; and you do not take our witness to be true.

John 3:32

He gives witness of what he has seen and of what has come to his ears; and no man takes his witness as true.

John 8:14-16

Jesus said in answer, Even if I give witness about myself, my witness is true, because I have knowledge of where I came from and where I am going; but you have no knowledge of where I come from or of where I am going.

John 13:1

Now before the feast of the Passover, it was clear to Jesus that the time had come for him to go away from this world to the Father. Having once had love for those in the world who were his, his love for them went on to the end.

John 13:8-10

Peter said, I will never let my feet be washed by you, never. Jesus said in answer, If I do not make you clean you have no part with me.

John 13:34

I give you a new law: Have love one for another; even as I have had love for you, so are you to have love one for another.

John 15:9

Even as the Father has given me his love, so I have given my love to you: be ever in my love.

Acts 20:28

Give attention to yourselves, and to all the flock which the Holy Spirit has given into your care, to give food to the church of God, for which he gave his blood.

Romans 8:37

But we are able to overcome all these things and more through his love.

1 Corinthians 6:11

And such were some of you; but you have been washed, you have been made holy, you have been given righteousness in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.

1 Corinthians 15:20-23

But now Christ has truly come back from the dead, the first-fruits of those who are sleeping.

Galatians 2:20

I have been put to death on the cross with Christ; still I am living; no longer I, but Christ is living in me; and that life which I now am living in the flesh I am living by faith, the faith of the Son of God, who in love for me, gave himself up for me.

Ephesians 1:20-22

By which he made Christ come back from the dead, and gave him a place at his right hand in heaven,

Ephesians 2:4

But God, being full of mercy, through the great love which he had for us,

Ephesians 5:2

And be living in love, even as Christ had love for you, and gave himself up for us, an offering to God for a perfume of a sweet smell.

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, have love for your wives, even as Christ had love for the church, and gave himself for it;

1 Timothy 6:13

I give you orders before God, the giver of life, and Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate gave witness to the faith,

1 Timothy 6:15

Which at the right time he will make clear, who is the eternal and only Ruler, King of kings, and Lord of lords;

Hebrews 9:14

How much more will the blood of Christ, who, being without sin, made an offering of himself to God through the Holy Spirit, make your hearts clean from dead works to be servants of the living God?

1 Peter 1:19

But through holy blood, like that of a clean and unmarked lamb, even the blood of Christ:

1 John 1:7

But if we are walking in the light, as he is in the light, we are all united with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son makes us clean from all sin.

1 John 4:10

And this is love, not that we had love for God, but that he had love for us, and sent his Son to be an offering for our sins.

1 John 5:7-10

And the Spirit is the witness, because the Spirit is true.

Revelation 7:14

And I said to him, My lord, you have knowledge. And he said to me, These are they who came through the great testing, and their robes have been washed and made white in the blood of the Lamb.

Revelation 11:15

And at the sounding of the seventh angel there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ, and he will have rule for ever and ever.

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