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The Rider on the White Horse

11 Then I saw heaven opened, and there was a white horse! Its rider is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and wages war.(A) 12 His eyes are like[a] a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name inscribed that no one knows but himself.(B) 13 He is clothed in a robe dipped in[b] blood, and his name is called The Word of God.(C) 14 And the armies of heaven, wearing fine linen, white and pure, were following him on white horses. 15 From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule[c] them with a scepter of iron; he will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty.(D) 16 On his robe and on his thigh he has a name inscribed, “King of kings and Lord of lords.”(E)

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  1. 19.12 Other ancient authorities omit like
  2. 19.13 Other ancient authorities read sprinkled with
  3. 19.15 Or will shepherd