Revelation 22:13

13 "I am the 1Alpha and the Omega, 2the first and the last, 3the beginning and the end."

Revelation 22:13 Meaning and Commentary

Revelation 1:13

I am Alpha and Omega (See Gill on Revelation 1:8). These characters are all put together here, which are before used in ( Revelation 1:8 Revelation 1:11 ) ( 21:6 ) and are very pertinently mentioned in this place, when all promises and prophecies, relating to the glorious kingdom of Christ, were just finishing, and that itself was ready to appear, in which Christ alone should be exalted, the mystery of God would be completed, and time itself be no more. The Ethiopic version adds, "the beginning and end of days", or time. A testimony this, of the deity, eternity, infinity, and perfection of Christ.

Revelation 22:13 In-Context

11 "Let the one who does wrong, still do wrong; and the one who is filthy, still be filthy; and let the one who is righteous, still practice righteousness; and the one who is holy, still keep himself holy."
12 "Behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to render to every man according to what he has done .
13 "I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end."
14 Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter by the gates into the city.
15 Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.

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Cross References 3

  • 1. Revelation 1:8
  • 2. Isaiah 44:6; Isaiah 48:12; Revelation 1:17; Revelation 2:8
  • 3. Revelation 21:6
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