Revelation 1:7-17 GNT

7 Look, he is coming on the clouds! Everyone will see him, including those who pierced him. All peoples on earth will mourn over him. So shall it be! 1

References for Revelation 1:7

    • 4 1:7 - 1.7 a Dn 7.13; Mt 24.30; Mk 13.26; Lk 21.27; 1 Th 4.17; b Zec 12.10; Jn 19.34, 37; c Zec 12.10; Mt 24.30.
      8 "I am the first and the last," says the Lord God Almighty, who is, who was, and who is to come. 2

      References for Revelation 1:8

        • 5 1:8 - 1.8 a Rev 22.13; b Ex 3.14.
          9 I am John, your brother, and as a follower of Jesus I am your partner in patiently enduring the suffering that comes to those who belong to his Kingdom. I was put on the island of Patmos because I had proclaimed God's word and the truth that Jesus revealed.
          10 On the Lord's day the Spirit took control of me, and I heard a loud voice, that sounded like a trumpet, speaking behind me.
          11 It said, "Write down what you see, and send the book to the churches in these seven cities: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea."
          12 I turned around to see who was talking to me, and I saw seven gold lampstands,
          13 and among them there was what looked like a human being, wearing a robe that reached to his feet, and a gold band around his chest. 3

          References for Revelation 1:13

            • 6 1:13 - 1.13 a Dn 7.13; b Dn 10.5.
              14 His hair was white as wool, or as snow, and his eyes blazed like fire; 4

              References for Revelation 1:14

                • 7 1:14 - 1.14 Dn 7.9.+O+N1.14, 15 Dn 10.6.
                  15 his feet shone like brass that has been refined and polished, and his voice sounded like a roaring waterfall. 5

                  References for Revelation 1:15

                    • 8 1:15 - 1.15 Ez 1.24; 43.2+2 2 Esd 6.17.
                      16 He held seven stars in his right hand, and a sharp two-edged sword came out of his mouth. His face was as bright as the midday sun.
                      17 When I saw him, I fell down at his feet like a dead man. He placed his right hand on me and said, "Don't be afraid! I am the first and the last. 6

                      References for Revelation 1:17

                        • 9 1:17 - 1.17 Is 44.6; 48.12; +22 Esd 10.30; +1Rev 2.8; 22.13.