Revelation 12:11

“And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they ouercame him by the blood of the Lambe, and by the word of their Testimony, and they loued not their liues vnto the death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb, and because of the word of their testimony; and they loved not their life even unto death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they overcame him through the blood of the Lamb and the word of their witness; and loving not their lives they freely gave themselves up to death.
- Basic English Bible

and *they* have overcome him by reason of the blood of the Lamb, and by reason of the word of their testimony, and have not loved their life even unto death.
- Darby Bible

And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives to the death.
- Webster's Bible

But they have gained the victory over him because of the blood of the Lamb and of the testimony which they have borne, and because they held their lives cheap and did not shrink even from death.
- Weymouth Bible

They overcame him because of the Lamb's blood, and because of the word of their testimony. They didn't love their life, even to death.
- World English Bible

And thei ouercamen hym for the blood of the lomb, and for the word of his witnessing; and thei louyden not her lyues til to deth.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they did overcome him because of the blood of the Lamb, and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life -- unto death;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 12:11


12:11 And they have overcome him - Carried the cause against him. By the blood of the Lamb - Which cleanses the soul from all sin, and so leaves no room for accusing. And by the word of their testimony - The word of God, which they believed and testified, even unto death. So, for instance, died Olam, king of Sweden, in the year 900, whom his own subjects would have compelled to idolatry; and, upon his refusal, slew as a sacrifice to the idol which he would not worship. So did multitudes of Bohemian Christians, in the year 916, when queen Drahomire raised a severe persecution, wherein many loved not their lives unto the death.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 12:11


Re 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb. This shows how the victory indicated in Re 12:8 was won. It was won by the blood of Christ and the faithfulness of the saints. They loved not their lives even to the death. They were willing to give their lives for Christ.

Discussion for Revelation 12

  • George wanjau
    Praise be to GOD Almighty for this revelation , my two sense on the woman and the child, this cannot be Mary and or Jesus because the book is called revelation of things that were to happen in future being reveled to John .rev.1.3 .....for the time is near when these things will happen.' When the Spirit of truth come . He will guide you in to all the truth. Lets depend on the HolySpirit to rightly devide the word of GOD. Grace and peace be with you
  • Lu.
    The twelve stars represent the 12 tribes of Israel.
  • Crystal
    the woman is described as israel
  • Dudu
    That old serpent is conquered already. So be on the winning side. There you shall find eternity under our Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour
  • Hannah
    This is amazing thank you,
  • Norm
    Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. John 3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

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