Introduction and Benediction

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, (A)which God gave Him to show His servants—things which must [a]shortly take place. And (B)He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John, (C)who bore witness to the word of God, and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, to all things (D)that he saw. (E)Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it; for (F)the time is near.

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 1:1 quickly or swiftly

A Warning

18 [a]For I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: (A)If anyone adds to these things, [b]God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book; 19 and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, (B)God[c] shall take away his part from the [d]Book of Life, from the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

I Am Coming Quickly

20 He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming quickly.”

Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus!

21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be [e]with you all. Amen.

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 22:18 NU, M omit For
  2. Revelation 22:18 M may God add
  3. Revelation 22:19 M may God take away
  4. Revelation 22:19 NU, M tree of life
  5. Revelation 22:21 NU with all; M with all the saints

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