Revelation: Chapter 01

The Revelation. The 1st Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
1:1 Apocalypse of Jesus Christ, which God gave to him to make open to his servants, which things it behooveth to be made soon. And he signified, sending by his angel to his servant John, The revelation of Jesus Christ, which god gave unto him, for to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass. And he sent and shewed by his angel unto his servant Jhon, The revelation of JESUS CHRIST, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly be done: which he sent, and shewed by his Angel unto his servant John, The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which GOD gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his Angel unto his servant John,
1:2 which bare witnessing to the word of God, and witnessing of Jesus Christ, in these things, whatever things he saw. which bare record of the word of god, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw. Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw. Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.
1:3 Blessed is he that readeth, and he that heareth the words of this prophecy, and keepeth those things that be written in it; for the time is nigh. Happy is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein. For the time is at hand. Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand. Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.
1:4 John to the seven churches, that be in Asia, grace to you, and peace, of him that is, and that was, and that is to come; and of the seven spirits, that be in the sight of his throne; Jhon to the seven congregations in Asia. Grace be with you and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come: and from the seven spirits which are present before his throne, John, to the seven Churches which are in Asia, Grace be with you & peace from him Which is, & Which was, & Which is to come, and from the seven Spirits which are before his Throne, John to the seven Churches in Asia, Grace be unto you, & peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come, and from the seven spirits which are before his throne:
1:5 and of Jesus Christ, that is a faithful witness, the first begotten of dead, and prince of kings of the earth; which loved us, and washed us from our sins in his blood, and from Jesus Christ which is a faithful witness, and first begotten of the dead: and lord over the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood, And from Jesus Christ, which is a faithful witness, & the first begotten of the dead, and Prince of the Kings of the earth, unto him that loved us, & washed us from our sins in his blood, And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the Prince of the kings of the earth: unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
1:6 and made us a kingdom, and priests to God and his Father; to him be glory and empire into worlds of worlds. Amen. and made us kings and priests unto god his father, be glory, and dominion, for evermore amen. And made us Kings and Priests unto God even his Father, to him be glory, & dominion for evermore, Amen. And hath made us Kings and Priests unto God and his Father: to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever, Amen.
1:7 Lo! he cometh with clouds, and each eye shall see him, and they that pricked him; and all kindreds of earth shall wail themselves on him. Yea, Amen! Behold he cometh with clouds, and all eyes shall see him: and they also which pierced him. And all kindreds of the earth shall wail. even so amen. Behold, he cometh with clouds, and every eye shall see him: yea, even they which pierced him through: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail before him, Even so, Amen. Behold he cometh with clouds, and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him: even so. Amen.
1:8 I am alpha and omega, the beginning and ending, saith the Lord God, that is, and that was, and that is to come, almighty. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the lord almighty, which is and which was and which is to come. I am α and ω, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, Which is, and Which was, and Which is to come, even the Almighty. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.
1:9 I John, your brother, and partner in tribulation, and kingdom, and patience in Christ Jesus, was in an isle, that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the witnessing of Jesus. Jhon your brother and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience which is in Jesus Christ, was in the isle of Pathmos for the word of god, and for the witnessing of Jesus Christ. I John, even your brother, & companion in tribulation, & in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the witnessing of Jesus Christ. I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the Isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
1:10 I was in Spirit in the Sunday, and I heard after me a great voice, as of a trump, I was in the spirit on a sunday, and heard behind me, a great voice, as it had been of a trump And I was ravished in spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as it had been of a trumpet, I was in the spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet,
1:11 saying, That thing that thou seest, write in a book, and send to the seven churches that be in Asia; to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea. saying: I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last. That thou seest write in a book, and send it unto the congregations which are in Asia, unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pargamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicia. Saying, I am α and ω, the first and the last: and that which thou seest, write in a book, & send it unto the seven Churches which are in Asia, unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, & unto Pergamus, & unto Thyatira, and unto Sardi, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea. Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and what thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven Churches which are in Asia, unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.
1:12 And I turned, that I should see the voice that spake with me; and I turned, and I saw seven candlesticks of gold, And I turned back to see the voice that spake to me. And when I was turned: I saw seven golden candlesticks, Then I turned back to see the voice, that spake with me: & when I was turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks, And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden Candlesticks,
1:13 and in the middle of the seven golden candlesticks one like to the Son of man, clothed with a long garment, and girded at the teats with a golden girdle. and in the midst of the candlesticks, one like unto the son of man clothed with a linen garment down to the ground, and gird about the paps with a golden girdle. And in the midst of the seven candlesticks, one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the feet, and gird about the paps with a golden girdle. And in the midst of the seven candlesticks, one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle.
1:14 And the head of him and his hairs were white, as white wool, and as snow; and the eyes of him as flame of fire, His head, and his hairs were white, as white wool, and as snow: and his eyes were as a flame of fire: His head, and hairs were white as white wool, & as snow, and his eyes were as a flame of fire. His head, and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow, and his eyes were as a flame of fire,
1:15 and his feet like to dross of gold as in a burning chimney; and the voice of him as the voice of many waters. and his feet like unto brass, as though they burnt in a furnace: and his voice as the sound of many waters. And his feet like unto fine brass, burning as in a furnace: and his voice as the sound of many waters. And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace: and his voice as the sound of many waters.
1:16 And he had in his right hand seven stars, and a sword sharp on both sides went out of his mouth; and his face as the sun shineth in his virtue. And he had in his right hand seven stars. And out of his mouth went a two edged sword. And his face shone even as the sun in his strength. And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp two edged sword: & his face shone as the sun shineth in his strength. And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp two edged sword: and his countenance was as the Sun shineth in his strength.
1:17 And when I had seen him, I fell down at his feet, as dead. And he put his right hand upon me, saying, Do not thou dread; I am the first and the last; And when I saw him, I fell at his feet, even as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me: fear not. I am the first, and the last, And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead: then he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not: I am the first and the last, And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead: and he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not, I am the first, and the last.
1:18 and I am alive, and I was dead; and lo! I am living into worlds of worlds, and I have the keys of death and of hell. and am alive, and was dead. And behold I am alive for evermore, and have the keys of hell and of death. And am alive, but I was dead: & behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen: & I have the keys of hell and of death. I am he that liveth, and was dead: and behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen, and have the keys of hell and of death.
1:19 Therefore write thou which things thou hast seen, and which be, and which it behooveth to be done after these things. Write therefore the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be fulfilled hereafter: Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall come here after. Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter,
1:20 They mystery of seven stars, which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks; the seven stars be the angels of the seven churches, and the seven candlesticks be the seven churches. and the mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven congregations: And the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven congregations. The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks, is this, The seven stars are the Angels of the seven Churches: & the seven candlesticks which thou sawest, are the seven Churches. The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden Candlesticks. The seven Stars are the Angels of the seven Churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest, are the seven Churches.
Revelation: Chapter 02