Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

I testify to every man who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if any man should add to them, God will add to him the seven plagues that are written in this book.

New American Standard Bible

I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues which are written in this book;

King James Version

For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

Holman Bible

I testify to everyone who hears the prophetic words of this book: If anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book.

International Standard Version

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.

American Standard Version

I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, if any man shall add unto them, God shall add unto him the plagues which are written in this book:

Amplified

I testify and warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book [its predictions, consolations, and admonitions]: if anyone adds [anything] to them, God will add to him the plagues (afflictions, calamities) which are written in this book;

An Understandable Version

I testify to every person who hears the words of the prophecy of this book [Note: This is probably Jesus speaking, but could possibly be John]. If anyone adds to these words, God will add to him the calamities described in this book.

Anderson New Testament

I testify to every one that hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if any one add to these things, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book.

Bible in Basic English

For I say to every man to whose ears have come the words of this prophet's book, If any man makes an addition to them, God will put on him the punishments which are in this book:

Common New Testament

I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book,

Daniel Mace New Testament

"I declare to every one that hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if any one shall add to these things, God shall strike him with the plagues that are written in this book:

Darby Translation

I testify to every one who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If any one shall add to these things, God shall add to him the plagues which are written in this book.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And I testify of every one that hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man add to these things, God shall add to him the plagues which are written in this book:

Godbey New Testament

I testify to every one hearing the words of the prophecy of this book. If any one may add to these things, God will add unto him the plagues which are written in this book:

Goodspeed New Testament

I warn everyone who hears the message of prophecy in this book read, that if anyone adds anything to it, God will inflict upon him the plagues that are described in this book;

John Wesley New Testament

I testify to every one that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, if any man add to them, God shall add to him the plagues that are written in this book.

Julia Smith Translation

For I testify to every one hearing the words of the prophecy of this book, If any add to these things, God will add to him the blows written in this book:

King James 2000

For I testify unto every man that hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

Lexham Expanded Bible

I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues written in this book.

Modern King James verseion

For I testify together to everyone who hears the Words of the prophecy of this Book: If anyone adds to these things, God will add on him the plagues that have been written in this Book.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I testify unto every man that heareth the words of prophecy of this book: if any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book.

Moffatt New Testament

[I adjure all who hear the words of the prophecy of this book: "If anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book;

Montgomery New Testament

I testify to every man who hears the words of the prophecy of this book. If any man shall add to them, God will add to him the plagues which are written in this book;

NET Bible

I testify to the one who hears the words of the prophecy contained in this book: If anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book.

New Heart English Bible

I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues which are written in this book.

Noyes New Testament

I testify to every one that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any one shall add to them, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book;

Sawyer New Testament

I testify to every one that hears the words of the prophecy of this book. If any one adds to them, God shall add to him the plagues written in this book;

The Emphasized Bible

I, bear witness, unto every one that heareth the words of the prophecy of this scroll: - If anyone shall lay aught upon them, God, will lay upon him, the plagues which are written in this scroll;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For I testify to every one who heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man add to these things, God will lay upon him the plagues that are written in this book:

Twentieth Century New Testament

I declare to all who hear the words of the prophecy contained in this book-- 'If anyone adds to it, God will add to his troubles the Curses described in this book;

Webster

For I testify to every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, if any man shall add to these things, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book:

Weymouth New Testament

"I solemnly declare to every one who hears the words of the prophecy contained in this book, that if any one adds to those words, God will add to him the plagues spoken of in this book;

Williams New Testament

I warn everyone who hears the words of prophecy contained in this book that if anyone adds anything to it, God will add to him the plagues that are described in this book;

World English Bible

I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if anyone adds to them, may God add to him the plagues which are written in this book.

Worrell New Testament

"I testify to every one who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if anyone shall add to them, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book;

Worsley New Testament

I testify to every one that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any one add to these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

Youngs Literal Translation

'For I testify to every one hearing the words of the prophecy of this scroll, if any one may add unto these, God shall add to him the plagues that have been written in this scroll,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

συμμαρτυρέω 
Summartureo 
Usage: 4

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

the words
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

If
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ἐπιτίθημι 
Epitithemi 
ἐπιτίθημι 
Epitithemi 
lay on, lay, put, lay upon, put on, put upon, set, not tr,
lay on, lay, put, lay upon, put on, put upon, set, not tr,
Usage: 34
Usage: 34

πρός 
Pros 
ἐπί 
Epi 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 412
Usage: 644

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

him

Usage: 0

the plagues
πληγή 
Plege 
Usage: 19

γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

Images Revelation 22:18

Prayers for Revelation 22:18

Context Readings

A Final Warning

17 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. 18 I testify to every man who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if any man should add to them, God will add to him the seven plagues that are written in this book. 19 And if any man takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his part from the tree of life, and from the holy city, the things written in this book.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:2

Ye shall not add to the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish from it, that ye may keep the commandments of LORD your God which I command you.

Deuteronomy 12:32

Whatever thing I command you, that shall ye observe to do. Thou shall not add to it, nor diminish from it.

Proverbs 30:6

Add thou not to his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.

Leviticus 26:18

And if for these things ye will not yet hearken to me, then I will chastise you seven times more for your sins.

Leviticus 26:24-25

then I also will walk contrary to you, and I will smite you, even I, seven times for your sins.

Leviticus 26:28

then I will walk contrary to you in wrath, and I also will chastise you seven times for your sins.

Leviticus 26:37

And they shall stumble one upon another, as it were before the sword, when no man pursues. And ye shall have no power to stand before your enemies.

Matthew 15:6-9

And he will, no, not honor his father or mother. And ye have annulled the command of God because of your tradition.

Matthew 15:13

But having answered, he said, Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant, will be uprooted.

Ephesians 4:17

This I say therefore, and solemnly declare in Lord, for you to walk no longer as also the other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

1 Thessalonians 4:6

not to transgress and to cheat his brother in the affair, because the Lord is vengeful about all these things, as also we forewarned you and solemnly testified.

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.

Revelation 3:14

And to the agent of the congregation in Laodicea write, These things says the Truly, the faithful and TRUE witness, the primacy of the creation of God:

Revelation 14:10-11

he also himself will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which was mixed undiluted in the cup of his anger. And he will be tormented with fire and brimstone before the holy agents and before the Lamb.

Revelation 15:1

And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous: seven agents having seven plagues, the last, because in them the wrath of God is ended.

Revelation 15:6-21

And the seven agents came forth from the temple having the seven plagues, who were clothed in pure bright linen, and golden belts girded around their breasts.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was taken, and the FALSE prophet with it who did the signs in its sight by which he led astray those who received the mark of the beast and those who worship its image. The two were thrown alive into the lake of fire

Revelation 20:10

And the devil who leads them astray was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where also were the beast and the FALSE prophet. And they will be tormented day and night into the ages of the ages.

Revelation 20:15

And if any man was found not written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.

Revelation 22:7

And behold, I come quickly. Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.

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.

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