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Revelation 1 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:1 - The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants what must soon take place; and he made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:2 - who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:3 - Blessed is he who reads aloud the words of the prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written therein; for the time is near.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:4 - John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:5 - and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the first-born of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:6 - and made us a kingdom, priests to his God and Father, to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:7 - Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, every one who pierced him; and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:8 - "I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:9 - I John, your brother, who share with you in Jesus the tribulation and the kingdom and the patient endurance, was on the island called Patmos on account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:10 - I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:11 - saying, "Write what you see in a book and send it to the seven churches, to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Per'gamum and to Thyati'ra and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to La-odice'a."
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:12 - Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking to me, and on turning I saw seven golden lampstands,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:13 - and in the midst of the lampstands one like a son of man, clothed with a long robe and with a golden girdle round his breast;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:14 - his head and his hair were white as white wool, white as snow; his eyes were like a flame of fire,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:15 - his feet were like burnished bronze, refined as in a furnace, and his voice was like the sound of many waters;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:16 - in his right hand he held seven stars, from his mouth issued a sharp two-edged sword, and his face was like the sun shining in full strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:17 - When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he laid his right hand upon me, saying, "Fear not, I am the first and the last,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:18 - and the living one; I died, and behold I am alive for evermore, and I have the keys of Death and Hades.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:19 - Now write what you see, what is and what is to take place hereafter.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:20 - As for the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands, the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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