Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" Let everyone who hears this say, "Come!" Let everyone who is thirsty come! Let anyone who wants the water of life take it as a gift!

New American Standard Bible

The Spirit and the bride say, "Come " And let the one who hears say, "Come " And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost.

King James Version

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

Holman Bible

Both the Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” Anyone who hears should say, “Come!” And the one who is thirsty should come. Whoever desires should take the living water as a gift.

A Conservative Version

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And he who hears, let him say, Come. And he who is thirsty, let him come. He who desires, let him take the water of life freely.

American Standard Version

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And he that heareth, let him say, Come. And he that is athirst, let him come: he that will, let him take the water of life freely.

Amplified

The [Holy] Spirit and the bride (the church, the true Christians) say, Come! And let him who is listening say, Come! And let everyone come who is thirsty [who is painfully conscious of his need of those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, and strengthened]; and whoever [earnestly] desires to do it, let him come, take, appropriate, and drink the water of Life without cost.

An Understandable Version

And the Holy Spirit and the bride [i.e., the church. See 21:9] say, "Come!" And the person who hears [this] should say "Come." And the person who is [spiritually] thirsty should come; [and] whoever wants to should come and drink the water of life without having to pay for it.

Anderson New Testament

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come; and let him that hears, say, Come; and let him that is thirsty, come; -and let him that is willing, take the water of life freely.

Bible in Basic English

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him who gives ear, say, Come. And let him who is in need come; and let everyone desiring it take of the water of life freely.

Common New Testament

The Spirit and the Bride say, "Come." And let him who hears say, "Come." And let him who is thirsty come; let him who wishes take the water of life without price.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the spirit and the bride say, come. let him that heareth, say, come. let him that is a-thirst, come: and whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

Darby Translation

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that hears say, Come. And let him that is athirst come; he that will, let him take the water of life freely.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And the Spirit and the Bride say, Come: and let him that hears, say, Come: and let him that is thirsty, come: whoever will, let him take of the water of life freely.

Godbey New Testament

Both the Spirit and the bride are saying, Come. And let the one hearing say, Come. And let the one thirsting come; let the one who is willing receive the water of life freely.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Come," say the Spirit and the bride. Let everyone who hears this say, "Come!" Let everyone who is thirsty come. Let anyone who wants it come and take without cost living water.

John Wesley New Testament

And let him that thirsteth, come: let him that willeth, take the water of life freely.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that hears say, Come. And let him that is thirsty come; and whosoever will, let him take of the water of life freely.

Julia Smith Translation

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him hearing say, Come. And let him thirsting come. And let him wishing, take the water of life freely.

King James 2000

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that hears say, Come. And let him that is thirsty come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And the one who hears, let him say, "Come!" And the one who is thirsty, let him come. The one who wants, let him take the water of life freely.

Modern King James verseion

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come! And let the one hearing say, Come! And let the one who is thirsty come. And he willing, let him take of the Water of Life freely.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the spirit and the bride said, "Come." And let him that heareth, say also "Come." And let him that is athirst come. And let whosoever will, take of the water of life free.

Moffatt New Testament

"Come," say the Spirit and the Bride: let the hearer too say, "Come"; and let the thirsty come, let anyone who desires it, take the water of Life without price.

Montgomery New Testament

"And the Spirit and the Bride say 'Come!' And let him who hears, say 'Come!' And let him who thirsts, come; And whoever wills, let him take the Water of Life freely."

NET Bible

And the Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And let the one who hears say: "Come!" And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wants it take the water of life free of charge.

New Heart English Bible

The Spirit and the bride say, "Come." He who hears, let him say, "Come." He who is thirsty, let him come. He who desires, let him take the water of life freely.

Noyes New Testament

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come! And let him that heareth say, Come! And let him that thirsteth come! Whoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

Sawyer New Testament

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that hears say, Come. And let him that thirsts, come; let him that will, take the water of life freely.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the Spirit and the Bride, say - Come! and, he that heareth, let him say - Come! and, he that is athirst, let him come, - he that will, let him take of the water of life, freely.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him who is athirst come: and whosoever is desirous, let him take of the water of life freely.

Twentieth Century New Testament

'Come,' say the Spirit and the Bride; and let him who hears say 'Come.' Let him who thirsts come; let him who will take the Water of Life freely.

Webster

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth, say, Come. And let him that is thirsty, come: And whoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

Weymouth New Testament

The Spirit and the Bride say, 'Come;' and whoever hears, let him say, 'Come;' and let those who are thirsty come. Whoever will, let him take the Water of Life, without payment.

Williams New Testament

The Spirit and the bride say, "Come." Let everyone who hears this say, "Come." Let everyone who is thirsty come. Let everyone who wishes come and take the living water without any cost.

World English Bible

The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" He who hears, let him say, "Come!" He who is thirsty, let him come. He who desires, let him take the water of life freely.

Worrell New Testament

"And the Spirit and the bride say, 'Come'; and let him that hears say, 'Come'; and let him that thirsts say, 'Come'; he that will let him take the water of life freely.

Worsley New Testament

And the Spirit and the bride say, Come; and let him that heareth say, Come. And let him, that thirsteth, Come. And let him, that desireth it, take the water of life freely.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Spirit and the Bride say, Come; and he who is hearing -- let him say, Come; and he who is thirsting -- let him come; and he who is willing -- let him take the water of life freely.

Themes

Appropriation » The water of life

Bride » Figurative

The call of God » By his spirit

divine Call » For worship of God » Universal

Church » Accessions to » Bride of Christ

Church » Lamb's bride

Comes » The comes of God's word » Come at the three-fold call

Coming » Coming to the lord

Coming » Who should come to Christ

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » The water of life

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Freely given

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Universality of

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Come at the three-fold call

Holy spirit » General work

Living water » Eze 47; re 22 » Universal call to partake of

Living waters » Who shall receive the water of life

Opportunity » Universal » Whosoever

Opportunity » Universal » The spirit invites all

Salvation » Conditions of » Free

Sinners » Conditions of » Free

Spirit » The leadership of holy spirit » General work

Thirst » Figurative of the ardent desire of the devout mind

Thirst » Those that thirst after righteousness

spiritual Thirst » Satisfied

Types » Miscellaneous » Bride, a type of the body of Christ

Universal » Blessing, possible » Call

Universal » Opportunity » The spirit invites all

Water » Figurative » water of Life

Water » Living eze 47; re 22 » Universal call to partake of

water of Life » Eze 47; re 22 » Universal call to partake of

Wells » Spiritual water of life » Universal call to partake of

Whosoever » Of salvation

religious Work » Labourers in of the holy spirit

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
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

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

and

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

the bride
νύμφη 
Numphe 
Usage: 5

say
λέγω 
Lego 
ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 1045
Usage: 824

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424
Usage: 424

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

διψάω 
Dipsao 
Usage: 6

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

whosoever will
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

the water
ὕδωρ ὕδατος 
Hudor 
Usage: 63

of life
ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Revelation 22:17

Images Revelation 22:17

Prayers for Revelation 22:17

Context Readings

An Invitation To Respond

16 "I, Jesus, have sent my angel to give this testimony to you for the churches. I am the root and descendant of David, the bright morning star." 17 The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" Let everyone who hears this say, "Come!" Let everyone who is thirsty come! Let anyone who wants the water of life take it as a gift! 18 I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy in this book: If anyone adds anything to them, God will strike him with the plagues that are written in this book.



Cross References

Revelation 21:6

Then he told me, "It has happened! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. I will freely give a drink from the spring of the water of life to the one who is thirsty.

Isaiah 2:5

"You house of Jacob! Come! Let's live in the LORD's light.

Revelation 21:2

I also saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.

Revelation 21:9

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came to me and said, "Come! I will show you the bride, the wife of the lamb."

John 4:14

But whoever drinks the water that I will give him will never become thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become a well of water for him, springing up to eternal life."

John 7:37

On the last and most important day of the festival, Jesus stood up and shouted, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink!

Revelation 2:7

"Let everyone listen to what the Spirit says to the churches. To everyone who conquers I will give the privilege of eating from the tree of life that is in God's paradise.'"

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that the LORD is good! How blessed is the person who trusts in him!

Isaiah 2:3

Many groups of people will come, commenting, "Come! Let's go up to the Temple of the God of Jacob, that they may teach us his ways. Then let's walk in his paths." "Instruction will proceed from Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Isaiah 12:3

You will draw water joyfully from the wells of salvation. And you will say at that time:

Isaiah 48:16-18

Draw near to me, and listen to this: "From the beginning I haven't spoken in secret; at the time it happened, I was there.' And now the LORD God, and his Spirit, has sent me.

Isaiah 55:1-3

"Come, everyone who is thirsty, come to the waters! Also, you that have no money, come, buy, and eat! Come! Buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Jeremiah 50:5

They'll ask the way to Zion, turning their faces in that direction. They'll come and join themselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that won't be forgotten.

Micah 4:2

Many nations will approach and say, "Come, let's go up to the mountain of the LORD, and to the Temple of the God of Jacob. He will teach us about his ways, and we will walk according to his directions.' "Indeed, the Law will proceed from Zion, and the message of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Zechariah 8:21-23

and they will travel from one place to another place and say, "Let's go quickly to pray in the presence of the LORD and to inquire of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.' And I will go, too.

John 1:39-46

He told them, "Come and see!" So they went and saw where he was staying, and they remained with him that day. It was about four o'clock in the afternoon.

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who is saying to you, "Please give me a drink,' you would have been the one to ask him, and he would have given you living water."

John 4:29

"Come, see a man who told me everything I've ever done! Could he possibly be the Messiah?"

John 16:7-15

However, I'm telling you the truth. It's for your advantage that I'm going away, because if I don't go away, the Helper won't come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.

Romans 3:24

By his grace they are justified freely through the redemption that is in the Messiah Jesus,

1 Corinthians 2:12

Now, we have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who comes from God, so that we can understand the things that were freely given to us by God.

1 Thessalonians 1:5-8

for the gospel we brought did not come to you in words only, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit, and with deep conviction. Indeed, you know what kind of people we proved to be while we were with you, acting on your behalf.

Revelation 22:1

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal. It was flowing from the throne of God and the lamb.

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, have sent my angel to give this testimony to you for the churches. I am the root and descendant of David, the bright morning star."

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