Parallel Verses

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;

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,

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,

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 assemblies that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace, from God, 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 washed us from our sins by his blood; 6 and he 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 assembly in Laodicea write: "The Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Head of God's creation, says these things:

Psalm 89:27

I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

Colossians 1:18

He is the head of the body, the assembly, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

Revelation 17:14

These will war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings. They also will overcome who are with him, called and chosen and faithful."

Revelation 19:16

He has on his garment and on his thigh a name written, "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS."

Isaiah 55:4

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander to the peoples.

John 18:37

Pilate therefore said to him, "Are you a king then?" Jesus answered, "You say that I am a king. For this reason I have been born, and for this reason I have come into the world, that I should testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice."

Acts 26:23

how the Christ must suffer, and how, by the resurrection of the dead, he would be first to proclaim light both to these people and to the Gentiles."

Deuteronomy 7:8

but because Yahweh loves you, and because he would keep the oath which he swore to your fathers, has Yahweh brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 23:5

Nevertheless Yahweh your God wouldn't listen to Balaam; but Yahweh your God turned the curse into a blessing to you, because Yahweh your God loved you.

Psalm 72:11

Yes, all kings shall fall down before him. All nations shall serve him.

Psalm 89:36-37

His seed will endure forever, his throne like the sun before me.

Proverbs 8:15-16

By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Daniel 2:2

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

Daniel 7:14

There was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all the peoples, nations, and languages should serve him: his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.

Zechariah 13:1

"In that day there will be a spring opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for uncleanness.

Matthew 28:18

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

John 3:11

Most certainly I tell you, we speak that which we know, and testify of that which we have seen, and you don't receive our witness.

John 3:32

What he has seen and heard, of that he testifies; and no one receives his witness.

John 8:14-16

Jesus answered 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 don't know where I came from, or where I am going.

John 13:1

Now before the feast of the Passover, Jesus, knowing that his time had come that he would 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

Peter said to him, "You will never wash my feet!" Jesus answered him, "If I don't wash you, you have no part with me."

John 13:34

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, just like I have loved you; that you also love one another.

John 15:9

Even as the Father has loved me, I also have loved you. Remain in my love.

Acts 20:28

Take heed, therefore, to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the assembly of the Lord and God which he purchased with his own blood.

Romans 8:37

No, in all these things, we are more than conquerors 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, and in the Spirit of our God.

1 Corinthians 15:20-23

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

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ living in me. That 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 worked in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and made him to sit at his right hand in the heavenly places,

Ephesians 2:4

But God, being rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

Ephesians 5:2

Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the assembly, and gave himself up for it;

1 Timothy 6:13

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

1 Timothy 6:15

which in its own times he will show, who is the blessed and only Ruler, 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 faultless and pure lamb, the blood of Christ;

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ, 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 as the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

1 John 5:7-10

For there are three who testify:

Revelation 7:14

I told him, "My lord, you know." He said to me, "These are those who came out of the great tribulation. They washed their robes, and made them white in the Lamb's blood.

Revelation 11:15

The seventh angel sounded, and great voices in heaven followed, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the Kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ. He will reign forever and ever!"

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