Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And he says to me, Do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near.

New American Standard Bible

And he *said to me, “Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near.

King James Version

And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand.

Holman Bible

He also said to me, “Don’t seal the prophetic words of this book, because the time is near.

International Standard Version

Then he told me, "Don't seal up the words of the prophecy in this book, because the time is near.

American Standard Version

And he saith unto me, Seal not up the words of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand.

Amplified

And he said to me, “Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time [of their fulfillment] is near.

An Understandable Version

Then the angel said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near [i.e., for the events of its prophecies to begin to happen].

Anderson New Testament

And he said to me: Seal not the words of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to me, Let not the words of this prophet's book be kept secret, because the time is near.

Common New Testament

And he said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near.

Daniel Mace New Testament

He subjoin'd, "don't seal the prophetic discourses of this book: for the time draws nigh.

Darby Translation

And he says to me, Seal not the words of the prophecy of this book. The time is near.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And he said to me, Seal not up the words of the prophecy of this book; for the time is near.

Godbey New Testament

And he says to me; Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the season is nigh.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Do not seal up the words of prophecy that are in this book," he said to me, "for the time of their fulfilment is very near.

John Wesley New Testament

And he saith to me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: the time is nigh.

Julia Smith Translation

And he says to me, Thou mayest not seal the words of the prophecy of this book: for the time is near.

King James 2000

And he said unto me, Seal not the words of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near!

Modern King James verseion

And he said to me, Do not seal the Words of the prophecy of this Book; for the time is at hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto me, "Seal not the sayings of prophesy of this book. For the time is at hand.

Moffatt New Testament

He said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near:

Montgomery New Testament

And he said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book; for the crisis is near.

NET Bible

Then he said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy contained in this book, because the time is near.

New Heart English Bible

He said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near.

Noyes New Testament

And he saith to me, Seal not the words of the prophecy of this book; the time is at hand.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to me, Seal not up the words of the prophecy of this book; the time is at hand.

The Emphasized Bible

And he saith unto me - Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this scroll, for, the season, is, near:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he said to me, Seal not up the words of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then the angel said to me-- 'Do not keep secret the words of the prophecy contained in this book; for The Time is near.

Webster

And he saith to me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand.

Weymouth New Testament

"Make no secret," he added, "of the meaning of the predictions contained in this book; for the time for their fulfillment is now close at hand.

Williams New Testament

Then he said to me: "Do not seal up the words of prophecy contained in this book, for the time of their coming true is near.

World English Bible

He said to me, "Don't seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is at hand.

Worrell New Testament

And he says to me, "Seal not up the words of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand.

Worsley New Testament

And he said unto me, Seal not the words of the prophecy of this book; for the time is near.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith to me, 'Thou mayest not seal the words of the prophecy of this scroll, because the time is nigh;

Interlinear

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

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

he saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

unto me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

σφραγίζω 
Sphragizo 
seal, set to seal, stop, seal up, set a seal, vr seal
Usage: 25

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

the sayings
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

of the prophecy
προφητεία 
Propheteia 
Usage: 18

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

βιβλίον 
Biblion 
Usage: 31

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the time
καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

Context Readings

The Time Of Fulfillment Is Near

9 And he says to me, See thou not. I am thy fellow bondman, and of thy brothers the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Worship God! 10 And he says to me, Do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near. 11 Let the man doing wrong still do wrong, and let the filthy man still be filthy. And let the righteous man still do righteousness, and let the holy man still be holy.


Cross References

Revelation 10:4

And when the seven thunders uttered, I was going to write. And I heard a voice from heaven saying, Seal up what the seven thunders uttered, and do not write them.

Daniel 8:26

And the vision of the evenings and mornings which has been told is true. But shut thou up the vision, for it belongs to many days [to come].

Revelation 1:3

Blessed is he who reads, and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and who keep the things written in it, for the time is near.

Isaiah 8:16

Bind thou up the testimony. Seal the law among my disciples.

Isaiah 13:6

Wail ye, for the day of LORD is at hand. It shall come as destruction from the Almighty.

Ezekiel 12:23

Tell them therefore, Thus says lord LORD: I will make this proverb to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel, but say to them, The days are at hand, and the fulfillment of every vision.

Daniel 12:4

But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end. Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.

Daniel 12:9

And he said, Go thy way, Daniel, for the words are shut up and sealed till the time of the end.

Matthew 10:27

What I tell you in the darkness, speak ye in the light, and what ye hear in the ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

Romans 13:12

The night has advanced and the day has approached. Let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the weapons of light.

2 Thessalonians 2:3

Let not any man deceive you in any way, because if not, the defection may come first, and he may be revealed--the man of sin, the son of destruction,

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things has approached. Therefore be serious, and be sober for the prayers.

Revelation 5:1

And I saw at the right hand of him who sits on the throne a book, written inside and outside, sealed with seven seals.

Revelation 22:12-13

Behold, I come quickly, and my reward is with me to render to each man as his work will be.

Revelation 22:16

I, Jesus, have sent my agent to testify these things to you for the congregations. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright, the morning star.

Revelation 22:20

He who testifies these things says, Yea, I come quickly. Truly. Yea, come, Lord Jesus!

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