Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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

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. Grace and peace to you from the One who is, who was, and who is coming; from the seven spirits before His throne; 5 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, 6 and made us a kingdom, priests to His God and Father—the glory and dominion are His forever and ever. Amen.


Cross References

Revelation 3:14

“Write to the angel of the church in Laodicea:“The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Originatorof God’s creation says:

Psalm 89:27

I will also make him My firstborn,
greatest of the kings of the earth.

Colossians 1:18

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

Revelation 17:14

These will make war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will conquer them because He is Lord of lords and King of kings. Those with Him are called, chosen, and faithful.”

Revelation 19:16

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

Isaiah 55:4

Since I have made him a witness to the peoples,
a leader and commander for the peoples,

John 18:37

“You are a king then?” Pilate asked.“You say that I’m a king,” Jesus replied. “I was born for this, and I have come into the world for this: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice.”

Acts 26:23

that the Messiah must suffer, and that as the first to rise from the dead, He would proclaim light to our people and to the Gentiles.”

Deuteronomy 7:8

But because the Lord loved you and kept the oath He swore to your fathers, He brought you out with a strong hand and redeemed you from the place of slavery, from the power of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 23:5

Yet the Lord your God would not listen to Balaam, but He turned the curse into a blessing for you because the Lord your God loves you.

Psalm 72:11

Let all kings bow down to him,
all nations serve him.

Psalm 89:36-37

His offspring will continue forever,
his throne like the sun before Me,

Proverbs 8:15-16

It is by me that kings reign
and rulers enact just law;

Daniel 2:2

So the king gave orders to summon the diviner-priests, mediums, sorcerers, and Chaldeans to tell the king his dreams. When they came and stood before the king,

Daniel 7:14

He was given authority to rule,
and glory, and a kingdom;
so that those of every people,
nation, and language
should serve Him.
His dominion is an everlasting dominion
that will not pass away,
and His kingdom is one
that will not be destroyed.

Zechariah 13:1

“On that day a fountain will be opened for the house of David and for the residents of Jerusalem, to wash away sin and impurity.

Matthew 28:18

Then Jesus came near and said to them, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

John 3:11

“I assure you: We speak what We know and We testify to what We have seen, but you do not accept Our testimony.

John 3:32

He testifies to what He has seen and heard, yet no one accepts His testimony.

John 8:14-16

“Even if I testify about Myself,” Jesus replied, “My testimony is valid, because I know where I came from and where I’m going. But you don’t know where I come from or where I’m going.

John 13:1

Before the Passover Festival, Jesus knew that His hour had come to depart from this world to the Father. Having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.

John 13:8-10

“You will never wash my feet—ever!” Peter said.Jesus replied, “If I don’t wash you, you have no part with Me.”

John 13:34

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

John 15:9

“As the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you. Remain in My love.

Acts 20:28

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

Romans 8:37

No, in all these things we are more than victorious
through Him who loved us.

1 Corinthians 6:11

And some of you used to be like this. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

1 Corinthians 15:20-23

But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.

Galatians 2:20

and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.

Ephesians 1:20-22

He demonstrated this power in the Messiah by raising Him from the dead and seating Him at His right hand in the heavens

Ephesians 2:4

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love that He had for us,

Ephesians 5:2

And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.

Ephesians 5:25-27

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

1 Timothy 6:13

In the presence of God, who gives life to all, and of Christ Jesus, who gave a good confession before Pontius Pilate, I charge you

1 Timothy 6:15

God will bring this about in His own time. He isthe blessed and only Sovereign,
the King of kings,
and the Lord of lords,

Hebrews 9:14

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

1 Peter 1:19

but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without defect or blemish.

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

Love consists in this: 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, “Sir, you know.”Then he told me: These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation.
They washed their robes and made them white
in the blood of the Lamb.

Revelation 11:15

The seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven saying:The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom
of our Lord and of His Messiah,
and He will reign forever and ever!

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