Parallel Verses

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.

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."

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.

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.

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 See, he comes with the clouds, and every eye will see him, and those by whom he was wounded; and all the tribes of the earth will be sorrowing because of him. Yes, so be it. 8 I am the First and the Last, says the Lord God who is and was and is to come, the Ruler of all. 9 I, John, your brother, who have a part with you in the trouble and the kingdom and the quiet strength of Jesus, was in the island which is named Patmos, for the word of God and the witness of Jesus.


Cross References

Revelation 21:6

And he said to me, It is done. I am the First and the Last, the start and the end. I will freely give of the fountain of the water of life to him who is in need.

Revelation 22:13

I am the First and the Last, the start and the end.

Isaiah 41:4

Whose purpose and work was it? His who sent out the generations from the start. I the Lord, the first, and with the last, I am he.

Isaiah 43:10

You are my witnesses, says the Lord, and my servant whom I have taken for myself: so that you may see and have faith in me, and that it may be clear to you that I am he; before me there was no God formed, and there will not be after me.

Isaiah 44:6

The Lord, the King of Israel, even the Lord of armies who has taken up his cause, says, I am the first and the last, and there is no God but me.

Isaiah 48:12

Give ear to me, Jacob, and Israel, my loved one; I am he, I am the first and I am the last.

Revelation 1:4

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;

Revelation 1:17

And when I saw him, I went down on my face at his feet as one dead. And he put his right hand on me, saying, Have no fear; I am the first and the last and the Living one;

Revelation 4:8

And the four beasts, having every one of them six wings, are full of eyes round about and inside: and without resting day and night, they say, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God, Ruler of all, who was and is and is to come.

Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child has come, to us a son is given; and the government has been placed in his hands; and he has been named Wise Guide, Strong God, Father for ever, Prince of Peace.

Revelation 11:17

We give you praise, O Lord God, Ruler of all, who is and who was; because you have taken up your great power and are ruling your kingdom.

Revelation 2:8

And to the angel of the church in Smyrna say: These things says the first and the last, who was dead and is living:

Genesis 49:25

Even by the God of your father, who will be your help, and by the Ruler of all, who will make you full with blessings from heaven on high, blessings of the deep stretched out under the earth, blessings of the breasts and of the fertile body:

Exodus 6:3

I let myself be seen by Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as God, the Ruler of all; but they had no knowledge of my name Yahweh.

2 Corinthians 6:18

And will be a Father to you; and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord, the Ruler of all.

Revelation 1:11

Saying, What you see, put in a book, and send it to the seven churches; 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 evil spirits, working signs; who go out even to the kings of all the earth, to get them together to the war of the great day of God, the Ruler of all.

Revelation 19:15

And out of his mouth comes a sharp sword, with which he overcomes the nations: and he has rule over them with a rod of iron: and he is crushing with his feet the grapes of the strong wrath of God the Ruler of all.

Revelation 21:22

And I saw no Temple there; because the Lord God, the Ruler of all, and the Lamb are its Temple.

Genesis 17:1

When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord came to him, and said, I am God, Ruler of all; go in my ways and be upright in all things,

Genesis 28:3

And may God, the Ruler of all, give you his blessing, giving you fruit and increase, so that you may become an army of peoples.

Genesis 35:11

And God said to him, I am God, the Ruler of all: be fertile, and have increase; a nation, truly a group of nations, will come from you, and kings will be your offspring;

Genesis 43:14

And may God, the Ruler of all, give you mercy before the man, so that he may give you back your other brother and Benjamin. If my children are to be taken from me; there is no help for it.

Genesis 48:3

And Jacob said to Joseph, God, the Ruler of all, came to me in a vision at Luz in the land of Canaan, and gave me his blessing,

Numbers 24:4

He says, whose ears are open to the words of God, who has seen the vision of the Ruler of all, falling down, but having his eyes open:

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