Parallel Verses

Amplified

Then I saw an angel descending from heaven; he was holding the key of the Abyss (the bottomless pit) and a great chain was in his hand.

New American Standard Bible

Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

King James Version

And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

Holman Bible

Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven with the key to the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

International Standard Version

Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding the key to the bottomless pit, with a large chain in his hand.

A Conservative Version

And I saw an agent coming down out of heaven having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

American Standard Version

And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

An Understandable Version

Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding the key to the pit and a huge chain in his hand.

Anderson New Testament

And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.

Bible in Basic English

And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the great deep and a great chain in his hand.

Common New Testament

Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key of the abyss and a great chain.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Afterwards I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit, with a great chain in his hand.

Darby Translation

And I saw an angel descending from the heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And I saw an angel descending from heaven, who had the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.

Godbey New Testament

And I saw an angel coming down out of the heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit, and a great chain on his hand.

Goodspeed New Testament

Then I saw an angel come down from heaven with the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

John Wesley New Testament

And I saw an angel descending out of heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit, and a great chain in his hand.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

Julia Smith Translation

And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.

King James 2000

And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I saw an angel descending from heaven, holding the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

Modern King James verseion

And I saw an angel come down from Heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit, and a great chain in his hand.

Moffatt New Testament

Then I saw an angel descend from heaven with the key of the abyss and a huge chain in his hand;

Montgomery New Testament

And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, with the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

NET Bible

Then I saw an angel descending from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the abyss and a huge chain.

New Heart English Bible

I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

Noyes New Testament

And I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.

Sawyer New Testament

And I saw an angel descending from heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

The Emphasized Bible

And I saw a messenger, coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain upon his hand;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

AND I saw an angel descending from heaven, having the key of the abyss [of hell], and a great chain in his hand:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then I saw an angel coming down from Heaven, with the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

Webster

And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

Weymouth New Testament

Then I saw an angel coming down from Heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit, and upon his arm he carried a great chain.

Williams New Testament

Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven with the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

World English Bible

I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.

Worrell New Testament

And I saw an angel coming down out of Heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain upon his hand.

Worsley New Testament

And I saw an angel come down from heaven, who had the key of the bottomless pit, and a great chain in his hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I saw a messenger coming down out of the heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain over his hand,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

I saw
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

an angel
G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

καταβαίνω 
Katabaino 
Usage: 63

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

the key
κλείς 
Kleis 
key
Usage: 2

of the bottomless pit
G12
ἄβυσσος 
Abussos 
Usage: 9

and

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

a great
μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

ἅλυσις 
Halusis 
Usage: 11

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

his

Usage: 0

References

Images Revelation 20:1

Prayers for Revelation 20:1

Context Readings

Satan Bound For A Thousand Years

1 Then I saw an angel descending from heaven; he was holding the key of the Abyss (the bottomless pit) and a great chain was in his hand. 2 And he gripped and overpowered the dragon, that old serpent [of primeval times], who is the devil and Satan, and [securely] bound him for a thousand years.


Cross References

Revelation 1:18

And the Ever-living One [I am living in the eternity of the eternities]. I died, but see, I am alive forevermore; and I possess the keys of death and Hades (the realm of the dead).

Revelation 10:1

Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, robed in a cloud, with a [halo like a] rainbow over his head; his face was like the sun, and his feet (legs) were like columns of fire.

Luke 8:31

And they begged [Jesus] not to command them to depart into the Abyss (bottomless pit).

2 Peter 2:4

For God did not [even] spare angels that sinned, but cast them into hell, delivering them to be kept there in pits of gloom till the judgment and their doom.

Jude 1:6

And angels who did not keep (care for, guard, and hold to) their own first place of power but abandoned their proper dwelling place -- "these He has reserved in custody in eternal chains (bonds) under the thick gloom of utter darkness until the judgment and doom of the great day.

Revelation 9:1-2

Then the fifth angel blew [his] trumpet, and I saw a star that had fallen from the sky to the earth; and to the angel was given the key of the shaft of the Abyss (the bottomless pit).

Revelation 18:1

Then I saw another angel descending from heaven, possessing great authority, and the earth was illuminated with his radiance and splendor.

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