Parallel Verses

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

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,

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,

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,

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 in Asia, blessing and peace to you from him who is and was and is coming, and from the seven spirits before his throne, 5 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 6 he has made us a kingdom of priests for his God and Father??o him be glory and power forever. Amen.


Cross References

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:

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:

Colossians 1:18

He is the head of the church, it is his body; for he is the beginning, the firstborn from among the dead??hat he might come to stand first in everything.

Revelation 17:14

They will make war upon the Lamb, and the Lamb with his elect, chosen, and faithful followers with him will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings.

Revelation 19:16

On his clothing and his thigh he has this title written: King of kings and Lord of lords.

Revelation 19:16

On his clothing and his thigh he has this title written: King of kings and Lord of lords.

John 18:37

Pilate said to him, "Then you are a king?" Jesus answered, "As you say, I am a king. It was for this that I was born and for this that I came to the world, to give testimony for truth. Everyone who is on the side of truth listens to my voice."

Acts 26:23

if the Christ was to suffer and by being the first to rise from the dead was to proclaim the light to our people and to the heathen."

Acts 26:23

if the Christ was to suffer and by being the first to rise from the dead was to proclaim the light to our people and to the heathen."

Acts 26:23

if the Christ was to suffer and by being the first to rise from the dead was to proclaim the light to our people and to the heathen."

Acts 26:23

if the Christ was to suffer and by being the first to rise from the dead was to proclaim the light to our people and to the heathen."

Acts 26:23-37

if the Christ was to suffer and by being the first to rise from the dead was to proclaim the light to our people and to the heathen."

Acts 26:23-16

if the Christ was to suffer and by being the first to rise from the dead was to proclaim the light to our people and to the heathen."

Acts 26:23

if the Christ was to suffer and by being the first to rise from the dead was to proclaim the light to our people and to the heathen."

Acts 26:23

if the Christ was to suffer and by being the first to rise from the dead was to proclaim the light to our people and to the heathen."

Acts 26:23

if the Christ was to suffer and by being the first to rise from the dead was to proclaim the light to our people and to the heathen."

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came up to them and said, "Full authority in heaven and on the earth has been given to me.

John 3:11

I tell you, we know what we are talking about and we have seen the things we testify to, yet you all reject our testimony.

John 3:32

It is to what he has seen and heard that he gives testimony, and yet no one accepts his testimony.

John 8:14-16

Jesus answered, "Even if I am testifying to myself, my testimony is true, for I know where I have come from and where I am going; but you do not know where I come from or where I am going.

John 13:1

Before the Passover Festival began, Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father, but he had loved those who were his own in the world, and he loved them to the last.

John 13:8-10

Peter said to him, "I will never let you wash my feet!" Jesus answered, "You will have no share with me unless I wash you."

John 13:34

I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must love one another.

John 15:9

I have loved you just as the Father has loved me. You must retain my love.

Acts 20:28

Take care of yourselves and of the whole flock, of which the holy Spirit has made you guardians, and be shepherds of the church of God, which he got at the cost of his own life.

Romans 8:37

But in all these things we are more than victorious through him who loved us.

1 Corinthians 6:11

Some of you used to be like that; but you have washed it all away, you have been consecrated, you have become upright, by the power of our Lord Jesus Christ and through the Spirit of our God.

1 Corinthians 15:20-23

But the truth is, Christ was raised from the dead, the first to be raised of those who have fallen asleep.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me. The life I am now living in the body I am living by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.

Ephesians 1:20-22

he exerted in raising Christ from the dead, and seating him at his right hand in heaven,

Ephesians 2:4

But God is so rich in mercy that because of the great love he had for us,

Ephesians 5:2

and lead loving lives, just as Christ loved you and gave himself for you, as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Ephesians 5:25-27

You who are husbands must love your wives, just as Christ loves the church and gave himself for her,

1 Timothy 6:13

Before God who maintains all life, and before Christ Jesus who in testifying before Pontius Pilate made his great profession, I charge you

1 Timothy 6:15

which will be brought about in his own time by the blessed, only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords,

Hebrews 9:14

how much more surely will the blood of the Christ, who with the eternal Spirit made himself an unblemished offering to God, purify our consciences from the old wrongdoing for the worship of the everliving God?

1 Peter 1:19

but with precious blood, like that of an unblemished, spotless lamb, the blood of Christ,

1 John 1:7

But if we live in the light, just as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from every sin.

1 John 4:10

The love consists not in our having loved God, but in his loving us and sending his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

1 John 5:7-10

For there are three that testify to it,

Revelation 7:14

I said to him, "You know, my lord." He said to me, "They are the people who come through the great persecution, who have washed their robes white in the blood of the Lamb.

Revelation 11:15

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and loud voices were heard in heaven, saying, "The sovereignty of the world has passed into the possession of our Lord and his Christ, and he will reign forever and ever."

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