Look! He is coming with the clouds,(A)
and every eye will see Him,
including those who pierced[a] Him.
And all the families of the earth[b](B)[c]
will mourn over Him.[d](C)[e]
This is certain. Amen.

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,”(D) says the Lord God, “the One who is, who was, and who is coming, the Almighty.”

John’s Vision of the Risen Lord

I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of God’s word and the testimony about Jesus.[f](E)

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 1:7 Or impaled
  2. Revelation 1:7 Or all the tribes of the land
  3. Revelation 1:7 Gn 12:3; 28:14; Zch 14:17
  4. Revelation 1:7 Or will wail because of Him
  5. Revelation 1:7 Dn 7:13; Zch 12:10
  6. Revelation 1:9 Lit the witness of Jesus

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