He that overcometh and he that keepeth (o nikwn kai o thrwn). Present active articular participles of nikaw and threw in the nominative absolute (nominativus pendens) as in Philippians 3:12Philippians 3:21 , resumed by the dative autwi (to him), as in verses Philippians 7 17 . Unto the end (acri telou). That is, acri ou an hxo above. Authority over the nations (exousian epi twn eqnwn). From Psalms 2:8 . The followers of the Messiah will share in his victory over his enemies ( Psalms 1:6 ; Psalms 12:5 ; 19:15).