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Revelation 22:12-14 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

12 “Behold, I am coming soon. I bring with me the recompense I will give to each according to his deeds. 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”[a]

14 Blessed are they who wash their robes so as to have the right to the tree of life and enter the city[b] through its gates.

Footnotes:

  1. 22:13 Christ applies to himself words used by God in Rev 1:8.
  2. 22:14 The city: heavenly Jerusalem; see note on Rev 21:2.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

Revelation 22:16-17 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

16 “I, Jesus, sent my angel to give you this testimony for the churches. I am the root and offspring of David,[a] the bright morning star.”

17 The Spirit and the bride[b] say, “Come.” Let the hearer say, “Come.” Let the one who thirsts come forward, and the one who wants it receive the gift of life-giving water.

Footnotes:

  1. 22:16 The root…of David: see note on Rev 5:5. Morning star: see note on Rev 2:26–28.
  2. 22:17 Bride: the church; see note on Rev 21:2.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

Revelation 22:20 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

20 [a]The one who gives this testimony says, “Yes, I am coming soon.” Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!

Footnotes:

  1. 22:20 Come, Lord Jesus: a liturgical refrain, similar to the Aramaic expression Marana tha—“Our Lord, come!”—in 1 Cor 16:22; cf. note there. It was a prayer for the coming of Christ in glory at the parousia; see note on Rev 1:3.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

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