Revelation 1:9-20 CSB

John's Vision of the Risen Lord

9 I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation, kingdom, and perseverance in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of God's word and the testimony about Jesus.a b

References for Revelation 1:9

    • w 1:9 - Lit the witness of Jesus
    • x 1:9 - Rv 1:2; 6:9; 12:17; 19:10; 20:4
      10 I was in the Spiritc d e on the Lord's day,f and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet

      References for Revelation 1:10

        • y 1:10 - Lit I became in the Spirit or in spirit
        • z 1:10 - John was brought by God's Spirit into a realm of spiritual vision.
        • { 1:10 - Rv 4:2; 17:3; 21:10
        • | 1:10 - Sunday
          11 saying, "Write on a scroll g what you see and send it to the seven churches: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea."

          References for Revelation 1:11

              12 I turned to see the voice that was speaking to me. When I turned I saw seven gold lampstands,
              13 and among the lampstands was One like the Son of Man,h i dressed in a long robe, and with a gold sash wrapped around His chest.

              References for Revelation 1:13

                • ~ 1:13 - Or like a son of man
                •  1:13 - Dn 7:13
                  14 His head and hair were white like wool-white as snow, His eyes like a fiery flame,
                  15 His feet like fine bronze fired in a furnace, and His voice like the sound of cascadingj waters.k

                  References for Revelation 1:15

                    • € 1:15 - Lit many
                    •  1:15 - Rv 14:2; 19:6
                      16 In His right hand He had seven stars; from His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was shining like the sun at midday.l

                      References for Revelation 1:16

                        • ‚ 1:16 - Lit like the sun shines in its power
                          17 When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man. He laid His right hand on me, and said, "Don't be afraid! I am the First and the Last,
                          18 and the Living One. I was dead, but look-I am alive forever and ever, and I hold the keys of death and Hades.
                          19 Therefore write what you have seen, what is, and what will take place after this.
                          20 The secret m of the seven stars you saw in My right hand, and of the seven gold lampstands, is this: the seven stars are the angels n of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands o are the seven churches.

                          References for Revelation 1:20

                            • ƒ 1:20 - Or mystery
                            • „ 1:20 - Or messengers
                            • … 1:20 - Other mss add that you saw