Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And he says to me, Seal not the words of the prophecy of this book. 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.

A Conservative Version

And he says to me, Do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book, for 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 [further] told me, Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book and make no secret of them, for the time when things are brought to a crisis and the period 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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said unto me, do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand.

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 do it not. I am thy fellow-bondman, and the fellow-bondman of thy brethren the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Do homage to God. 10 And he says to me, Seal not the words of the prophecy of this book. The time is near. 11 Let him that does unrighteously do unrighteously still; and let the filthy make himself filthy still; and let him that is righteous practise righteousness still; and he that is holy, let him be sanctified still.


Cross References

Revelation 10:4

And when the seven thunders spoke, I was about to write: and I heard a voice out of the heaven saying, Seal the things which the seven thunders have spoken, and write them not.

Daniel 8:26

And the vision of the evening and the morning which hath been told is true; but close thou up the vision, for it is for many days to come.

Revelation 1:3

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

Isaiah 8:16

Bind up the testimony, seal the law among my disciples.

Isaiah 13:6

Howl, for the day of Jehovah is at hand; it cometh as destruction from the Almighty.

Ezekiel 12:23

Tell them therefore, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I will make this proverb to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel; but say unto them, The days are at hand, and the accomplishment of every vision.

Daniel 12:4

And thou, Daniel, close the words, and seal the book, till 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 these words are closed and sealed till the time of the end.

Matthew 10:27

What I say to you in darkness speak in the light, and what ye hear in the ear preach upon the houses.

Romans 13:12

The night is far spent, and the day is near; let us cast away therefore the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

2 Thessalonians 2:3

Let not any one deceive you in any manner, because it will not be unless the apostasy have first come, and the man of sin have been revealed, the son of perdition;

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is drawn nigh: be sober therefore, and be watchful unto prayers;

Revelation 5:1

And I saw on the right hand of him that sat upon the throne a book, written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals.

Revelation 22:12-13

Behold, I come quickly, and my reward with me, to render to every one as his work shall be.

Revelation 22:16

I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify these things to you in the assemblies. I am the root and offspring of David, the bright and morning star.

Revelation 22:20

He that testifies these things says, Yea, I come quickly. Amen; come, Lord Jesus.

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