Parallel Verses

NET Bible

They were singing a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals because you were killed, and at the cost of your own blood you have purchased for God persons from every tribe, language, people, and nation.

New American Standard Bible

And they *sang a new song, saying, Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.

King James Version

And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

Holman Bible

And they sang a new song:

You are worthy to take the scroll
and to open its seals,
because You were slaughtered,
and You redeemed people
for God by Your blood
from every tribe and language
and people and nation.

International Standard Version

They sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and open its seals, because you were slaughtered. With your blood you purchased people for God from every tribe, language, people, and nation.

A Conservative Version

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou are worthy to take the book and to open the seals of it, because thou were killed and purchased us from God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation.

American Standard Version

And they sing a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou was slain, and didst purchase unto God with thy blood men of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Amplified

And they sang a new song [of glorious redemption], saying,

“Worthy and deserving are You to take the scroll and to break its seals; for You were slain (sacrificed), and with Your blood You purchased people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation.

An Understandable Version

And they sang a new song [which went like this]: "You deserve to take the book and break the seals on it, for you were killed and, with your blood, you purchased people for God from every tribe and language and race and nation,

Anderson New Testament

And they sung a new song, saying: Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation:

Bible in Basic English

And their voices are sounding in a new song, saying, It is right for you to take the book and to make it open: for you were put to death and have made an offering to God of your blood for men of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation,

Common New Testament

And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals; for you were slain, and with your blood purchased men for God from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and they sung a new song, saying, "thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation;

Darby Translation

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals; because thou hast been slain, and hast redeemed to God, by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

And they sung a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the scroll, and to open the seals of it; for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation;

Godbey New Testament

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to receive the book, and to open its seals: because thou wast slain, and didst with thy blood redeem unto God out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

Goodspeed New Testament

Then they sang a new song: "You deserve to take the roll and open its seals, for you have been slaughtered, and with your blood have bought for God men from every tribe, tongue, people, and nation,

John Wesley New Testament

And they sing a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book and to open the seals thereof; for thou wast slain and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Julia Smith Translation

And they sing a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open its seals: for thou wert slain, and didst purchase us to God by thy blood from every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

King James 2000

And they sang a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the scroll, and to open the seals thereof: for you were slain, and have redeemed us to God by your blood out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they were singing a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slaughtered, and bought [people] for God by your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation,

Modern King James verseion

And they sang a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the book and to open its seals, for You were slain and have redeemed us to God by Your blood out of every kindred and tongue and people and nation.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and they sung a new song saying, "Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof, for thou wast killed, and hast redeemed us by thy blood, out of all kindreds, and tongues, and people, and nations,

Moffatt New Testament

singing a new song: "Thou deservest to take the scroll and open its seals, for thou wast slain and by shedding thy blood hast ransomed for God men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation;

Montgomery New Testament

And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy art thou to take the book And to open its seals; For thou wast slain and didst ransom for God Men out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation;

New Heart English Bible

They sang a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the scroll, and to open its seals: for you were killed, and redeemed us for God with your blood, out of every tribe, language, people, and nation,

Noyes New Testament

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals; for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed to God by thy blood men out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation,

Sawyer New Testament

And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book and to open its seals, for thou wast killed and hast redeemed to God with thy blood [men] from every tribe and tongue and people and nation,

The Emphasized Bible

and they sing a new song, saying - Worthy, art thou, to take the scroll and to open the seals thereof; because thou wast slain, and didst redeem unto God by thy blood men out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And they sung a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open the seals thereon; because thou hast been slaughtered, and hast redeemed us for God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And they are singing a new song--'Thou art worthy to take the book and break its seals, for thou wast sacrificed, and with thy blood thou didst buy for God men of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation,

Webster

And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals of it: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and language, and people, and nation;

Weymouth New Testament

And now they sing a new song. "It is fitting," they say, "that Thou shouldst be the One to take the book And break its seals; Because Thou hast been offered in sacrifice, And hast purchased for God with Thine own blood Some out of every tribe and language and people and nation,

Williams New Testament

Then they sang a new song: "You deserve to take the book and break its seals, because you have been slaughtered, and with your blood have bought men from every tribe, tongue, people, and nation,

World English Bible

They sang a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the book, and to open its seals: for you were killed, and bought us for God with your blood, out of every tribe, language, people, and nation,

Worrell New Testament

And they sing a new song, saying, "Worthy art Thou to take the book, and to open its seals; because Thou wast slain, and didst redeem to God, by Thy blood, some of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

Worsley New Testament

And they sung a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open its seals; for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

Youngs Literal Translation

and they sing a new song, saying, 'Worthy art thou to take the scroll, and to open the seals of it, because thou wast slain, and didst redeem us to God in thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Interlinear

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

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

ᾄδω 
Ado 
Usage: 5

a new
καινός 
Kainos 
new
Usage: 24

ᾠδή 
Ode 
Usage: 7

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

εἶ 
Ei 
thou art, be
Usage: 75

ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28

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

the book
βιβλίον 
Biblion 
Usage: 31

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

to open
ἀνοίγω 
Anoigo 
Usage: 62

the seals
σφραγίς 
Sphragis 
Usage: 16


Usage: 0

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

thou wast slain
σφάζω 
Sphazo 
Usage: 10

G59
ἀγοράζω 
Agorazo 
Usage: 21

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

αἷμα 
Haima 
Usage: 83

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

of every
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

φυλή 
Phule 
Usage: 28

γλῶσσα 
Glossa 
Usage: 48

λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

Devotionals

Devotionals about Revelation 5:9

Images Revelation 5:9

Context Readings

The Lamb Is Worthy

8 and when he had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders threw themselves to the ground before the Lamb. Each of them had a harp and golden bowls full of incense (which are the prayers of the saints). 9 They were singing a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals because you were killed, and at the cost of your own blood you have purchased for God persons from every tribe, language, people, and nation. 10 You have appointed them as a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth."



Cross References

Revelation 14:6

Then I saw another angel flying directly overhead, and he had an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth -- to every nation, tribe, language, and people.

1 Corinthians 6:20

For you were bought at a price. Therefore glorify God with your body.

Revelation 5:6

Then I saw standing in the middle of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the middle of the elders, a Lamb that appeared to have been killed. He had seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent out into all the earth.

Psalm 33:3

Sing to him a new song! Play skillfully as you shout out your praises to him!

Psalm 40:3

He gave me reason to sing a new song, praising our God. May many see what God has done, so that they might swear allegiance to him and trust in the Lord!

Revelation 4:11

"You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, since you created all things, and because of your will they existed and were created!"

Revelation 11:9

For three and a half days those from every people, tribe, nation, and language will look at their corpses, because they will not permit them to be placed in a tomb.

Psalm 149:1

Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song! Praise him in the assembly of the godly!

Isaiah 42:10

Sing to the Lord a brand new song! Praise him from the horizon of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and everything that lives in it, you coastlands and those who live there!

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

2 Peter 2:1

But false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. These false teachers will infiltrate your midst with destructive heresies, even to the point of denying the Master who bought them. As a result, they will bring swift destruction on themselves.

Revelation 5:12

all of whom were singing in a loud voice: "Worthy is the lamb who was killed to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honor and glory and praise!"

Revelation 13:8

and all those who live on the earth will worship the beast, everyone whose name has not been written since the foundation of the world in the book of life belonging to the Lamb who was killed.

Revelation 14:3-4

and they were singing a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders. No one was able to learn the song except the one hundred and forty-four thousand who had been redeemed from the earth.

Psalm 96:1

Sing to the Lord a new song! Sing to the Lord, all the earth!

Psalm 98:1

A psalm. Sing to the Lord a new song, for he performs amazing deeds! His right hand and his mighty arm accomplish deliverance.

Psalm 144:9

O God, I will sing a new song to you! Accompanied by a ten-stringed instrument, I will sing praises to you,

Daniel 3:4

Then the herald made a loud proclamation: "To you, O peoples, nations, and language groups, the following command is given:

Daniel 4:1

"King Nebuchadnezzar, to all peoples, nations, and language groups that live in all the land: Peace and prosperity!

Daniel 6:25

Then King Darius wrote to all the peoples, nations, and language groups who were living in all the land: "Peace and prosperity!

Matthew 26:28

for this is my blood, the blood of the covenant, that is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Mark 16:15-16

He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.

Acts 20:28

Watch out for yourselves and for all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God that he obtained with the blood of his own Son.

Romans 3:24-26

But they are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 7:23

You were bought with a price. Do not become slaves of men.

Ephesians 1:7

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace

Colossians 1:14

in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

Colossians 1:23

if indeed you remain in the faith, established and firm, without shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard. This gospel has also been preached in all creation under heaven, and I, Paul, have become its servant.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every kind of lawlessness and to purify for himself a people who are truly his, who are eager to do good.

Hebrews 11:14

For those who speak in such a way make it clear that they are seeking a homeland.

1 Peter 1:18-19

You know that from your empty way of life inherited from your ancestors you were ransomed -- not by perishable things like silver or gold,

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light as he himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 2:2

and he himself is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for our sins but also for the whole world.

Revelation 5:2-3

And I saw a powerful angel proclaiming in a loud voice: "Who is worthy to open the scroll and to break its seals?"

Revelation 7:9-12

After these things I looked, and here was an enormous crowd that no one could count, made up of persons from every nation, tribe, people, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb dressed in long white robes, and with palm branches in their hands.

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