Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

I am the Alpha and the Omega, says Lord, the God who is and who was and who is coming, the Almighty.

New American Standard Bible

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

King James Version

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

Holman Bible

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “the One who is, who was, and who is coming, the Almighty.”

International Standard Version

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," declares the Lord God, "the one who is, who was, and who is coming, the Almighty."

American Standard Version

I am the Alpha and the Omega, saith the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.

Amplified

“I am the Alpha and the Omega [the Beginning and the End],” says the Lord God, “Who is [existing forever] and Who was [continually existing in the past] and Who is to come, the Almighty [the Omnipotent, the Ruler of all].”

An Understandable Version

"I am the Alpha and the Omega" [Note: These are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet, and indicate "the beginning and the end" See 21:6], says the Lord God Almighty, who is [in the present], and who was [in the past] and who will come [in the future].

Anderson New Testament

I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord God, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

Bible in Basic English

I am the First and the Last, says the Lord God who is and was and is to come, the Ruler of all.

Common New Testament

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty."

Daniel Mace New Testament

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, saith the Lord, who is, and who was, and who will be, the almighty.

Darby Translation

I am the Alpha and the Omega, saith the Lord God, he who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

Godbey New Testament

I am Alpha and Omega, says the Lord God, who is and who was, and who is coming, the Almighty.

Goodspeed New Testament

"I am the Alpha and the Omega." says the Lord God, who is and was and is coming, the Almighty.

John Wesley New Testament

Yea. Amen. I am the Alpha and the Omega, saith the Lord God, who is, and who was, and who cometh, the Almighty.

Julia Smith Translation

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, says the Lord, who being, and who was, and who coming, the Omnipotent Ruler.

King James 2000

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, says the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord God, the one who is and the one who was and the one who is coming, the All-Powerful.

Modern King James verseion

I am the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the Ending, says the Lord, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending," saith the Lord almighty, which is and which was and which is to come.

Moffatt New Testament

"I am the alpha and the omega," saith the Lord God, who is and was and is coming, the almighty.

Montgomery New Testament

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

NET Bible

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God -- the one who is, and who was, and who is still to come -- the All-Powerful!

New Heart English Bible

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty."

Noyes New Testament

I am the Alpha and the Omega, saith the Lord God, he who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

Sawyer New Testament

I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord God; the Is, and the Was, and the Is to come, the Almighty.

The Emphasized Bible

I, am, the A, and, the Z, saith the Lord, - the, God who Is, and who Was, and who is Coming, The Almighty.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, saith the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is coming??he Almighty.

Twentieth Century New Testament

'I am the Alpha and the Omega,' says the Lord, the God who is, and who was, and who shall be, the Almighty.

Webster

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

Weymouth New Testament

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "He who is and was and evermore will be--the Ruler of all."

Williams New Testament

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, who is and was and is to come, the Almighty.

World English Bible

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty."

Worrell New Testament

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," saith the Lord God, Who is, and Who was, and Who is coming, the Almighty.

Worsley New Testament

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, saith the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

Youngs Literal Translation

I am the Alpha and the Omega, beginning and end, saith the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is coming -- the Almighty.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

G1
Α 
Usage: 0

and







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

Ω 
omega 
Usage: 0

the beginning
ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

the ending
τέλος 
Telos 
Usage: 28

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

which is
ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

which is to come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

Devotionals

Devotionals about Revelation 1:8

Devotionals containing Revelation 1:8

References

Images Revelation 1:8

Context Readings

Greetings To The Churches

7 Behold, he comes with the clouds and every eye will see him, even the men who pierced him. And all the tribes of the earth will wail against him. Yea, Truly. 8 I am the Alpha and the Omega, says Lord, the God who is and who was and who is coming, the Almighty. 9 I John, your brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance in Christ Jesus, happened to be on the isle that is called Patmos because of the word of God, and because of the testimony of Jesus Christ.


Cross References

Revelation 21:6

And he said to me, I have become, I, the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give to him who is thirsty of the fountain of the water of life freely.

Revelation 22:13

I, the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.

Isaiah 41:4

Who has wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I, LORD, the first, and with the last, I am he.

Isaiah 43:10

Ye are my witnesses, says LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen, that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he. Before me there was no God formed, nor shall there be after me.

Isaiah 44:6

Thus says LORD, the King of Israel, and his Redeemer, LORD of hosts: I am the first, and I am the last, and besides me there is no God.

Isaiah 48:12

Hearken to me, O Jacob, and Israel my called: I am he. I am the first. I also am the last.

Revelation 1:4

John, to the seven congregations in Asia: Grace to you and peace from God, who is and who was and who is coming, and from the seven Spirits that are before his throne,

Revelation 1:17

And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying, Fear not, I am the first and the last,

Revelation 4:8

And the four beings, one by one, each having six wings, are full of eyes around and inside. And they have no cessation day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord, the Almighty God, he was, and who is, and who is coming.

Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given. And the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

Revelation 11:17

saying, We thank thee, Lord God Almighty, who is and was, because thou have taken thy great power and reigned.

Revelation 2:8

And to the agent of the congregation in Smyrna write, These things says the first and the last, who became dead, and lived:

Genesis 49:25

even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that couches beneath, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb.

Exodus 6:3

And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty, but I was not known to them by my name LORD.

2 Corinthians 6:18

and will be for a Father to you, and ye will be for sons and daughters to me, says Lord Almighty.

Revelation 1:11

saying, What thou see, write in a book and send to the seven congregations: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

Revelation 16:14

For they are spirits of demons, doing signs that go forth to the kings of the whole world, to gather them together to the battle of that great day of the Almighty God.

Revelation 19:15

And a sharp two-edged sword comes out of his mouth, so that he would smite the nations by it. And he will tend them with a rod of iron. And he treads the winepress of the wine of the wrath of the anger of the Almighty God.

Revelation 21:22

And I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God Almighty is the temple of it, and the Lamb.

Genesis 17:1

And when Abram was ninety-nine years old, LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am God Almighty, walk before me, and be thou perfect.

Genesis 28:3

And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou may be a company of peoples,

Genesis 35:11

And God said to him, I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins.

Genesis 43:14

And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may release to you your other brother and Benjamin. And if I be bereaved of my sons, I am bereaved.

Genesis 48:3

And Jacob said to Joseph, God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,

Numbers 24:4

he says who hears the words of God, who sees the vision of the Almighty, falling down, and having his eyes open,

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