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Revelation 1 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 This is the Revelation of Yeshua the Messiah, which God gave him to show to his servants the things which must happen soon, which he sent and made known by his angel to his servant, Yochanan, 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,
2 who testified to God's word, and of the testimony of Yeshua the Messiah, about everything that he saw. 2 who testifies to everything he saw--that is, the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ.
3 Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things that are written in it, for the time is at hand. 3 Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near.
4 Yochanan, to the seven assemblies that are in Asia: Grace to you and shalom, from God, who is and who was and who is to come; and from the seven Spirits who are before his throne; 4 John, To the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits before his throne,
5 and from Yeshua the Messiah, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the eretz. To him who loves us, and washed us from our sins by his blood; 5 and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood,
6 and he made us to be a kingdom, Kohanim to his God and Father; to him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amein. 6 and has made us to be a kingdom and priests to serve his God and Father--to him be glory and power for ever and ever! Amen.
7 Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, including those who pierced him. All the tribes of the eretz will mourn over him. Even so, Amein. 7 Look, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him; and all the peoples of the earth will mourn because of him. So shall it be! Amen.
8 "I am the Alef and the Tav," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, Shaddai." 8 "I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty."
9 I Yochanan, your brother and partaker with you in oppression and kingdom and perseverance in Messiah Yeshua, was on the isle that is called Patmos because of God's Word and the testimony of Yeshua the Messiah. 9 I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice, as of a shofar 10 On the Lord's Day I was in the Spirit, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet,
11 saying, "What you see, write in a book and send to the seven assemblies: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and to Laodicea." 11 which said: "Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea."
12 I turned to see the voice that spoke with me. Having turned, I saw seven golden menorot. 12 I turned around to see the voice that was speaking to me. And when I turned I saw seven golden lampstands,
13 And in the midst of the menorot was one like a son of man, clothed with a robe reaching down to his feet, and with a golden sash around his chest. 13 and among the lampstands was someone "like a son of man," dressed in a robe reaching down to his feet and with a golden sash around his chest.
14 His head and his hair were white as white wool, like snow. His eyes were like a flame of fire. 14 His head and hair were white like wool, as white as snow, and his eyes were like blazing fire.
15 His feet were like burnished brass, as if it had been refined in a furnace. His voice was like the voice of many waters. 15 His feet were like bronze glowing in a furnace, and his voice was like the sound of rushing waters.
16 He had seven stars in his right hand. Out of his mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged sword. His face was like the sun shining at its brightest. 16 In his right hand he held seven stars, and out of his mouth came a sharp double-edged sword. His face was like the sun shining in all its brilliance.
17 When I saw him, I fell at his feet like a dead man. He laid his right hand on me, saying, "Don't be afraid. I am the first and the last, 17 When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said: "Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last.
18 and the Living one. I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amein. I have the keys of Death and of She'ol. 18 I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.
19 Write therefore the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will happen hereafter; 19 "Write, therefore, what you have seen, what is now and what will take place later.
20 the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden menorot. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven menorot are seven assemblies. 20 The mystery of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and of the seven golden lampstands is this: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.