Revelation 19:15

“And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And out of his mouth goeth a sharpe sword, that with it hee should smite the nations: and he shal rule them with a rod of yron: and he treadeth the winepresse of the fiercenesse and wrath of Almighty God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And out of his mouth proceedeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness of the wrath of God, the Almighty.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And out of his mouth comes a sharp sword, with which he overcomes the nations: and he has rule over them with a rod of iron: and he is crushing with his feet the grapes of the strong wrath of God the Ruler of all.
- Basic English Bible

And out of his mouth goes a sharp [two-edged] sword, that with it he might smite the nations; and he shall shepherd them with an iron rod; and he treads the wine-press of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty.
- Darby Bible

And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
- Webster's Bible

From His mouth there comes a sharp sword with which He will smite the nations; and He will Himself be their Shepherd, ruling them with a scepter of iron; and it is His work to tread the winepress of the fierce anger of God, the Ruler of all.
- Weymouth Bible

Out of his mouth proceeds a sharp, double-edged sword, that with it he should strike the nations. He will rule them with an iron rod. He treads the winepress of the fierceness of the wrath of God, the Almighty.
- World English Bible

And a swerd scharp on ech side cam forth of his mouth, that with it he smyte folkis; and he shal reule hem with an yren yerde. And he tredith the pressour of wyn of stronge veniaunce of the wraththe of almyyti God.
- Wycliffe Bible

and out of his mouth doth proceed a sharp sword, that with it he may smite the nations, and he shall rule them with a rod of iron, and he doth tread the press of the wine of the wrath and the anger of God the Almighty,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 19:15


19:15 And he shall rule them - Who are not slain by his sword. With a rod of iron - That is, if they will not submit to his golden sceptre. And he treadeth the wine press of the wrath of God - That is, he executes his judgments on the ungodly. This ruler of the nations was born (or appeared as such) immediately after the seventh angel began to sound. He now appears, not as a child, but as a victorious warrior. The nations have long ago felt his iron rod, partly while the heathen Romans, after their savage persecution of the Christians, themselves groaned under numberless plagues and calamities, by his righteous vengeance; partly, while other heathens have been broken in pieces by those who bore the Christian name. For although the cruelty, for example, of the Spaniards in America, was unrighteous and detestable, yet did God therein execute his righteous judgment on the unbelieving nations; but they shall experience his iron rod as they never did yet, and then will they all return to their rightful Lord.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 19:15


Re 19:15 Out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword. See PNT "Re 1:16". This symbolizes the word by which he achieved his conquests. And he shall rule them with a rod of iron. See notes on Re 2:27 12:5 This implies not a stern, but a firm and lasting rule. He treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. He shall inflict God's judgments on the sins of the earth. See notes on Re 14:17-19.

Discussion for Revelation 19

  • Joan Travick
    Rev. 20:11-21 - GOD the Avenger extends HIS invitation to the Great Supper for all the fowls of the air
  • Joan Travick
    GOD's word will not return unto HIM void, it will accomplish in that to which it is sent. Rev. 19:2 - When GOD speaks, it is purposed and understood that it is accomplished. It waits for the manifestation to reveal it to man. GOD is not man, HE will avenge HIS people because vengence belongs to HIM and not to man. HE has declared: I am coming, not as savior this time but, with a vengeance.
  • Eric
    Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb.
  • Norm
    Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb.
  • Sabbath keeper and Wife
    And I fell on my face to worship him and he said: See that thou do it NOT: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus (Rev 19:10) Worship God! Not saints, not spirit, not Mary....GOD. No priest can forgive you. Only God, the Father with his only begotten (not created) Son as our intercessor. "I am the way, the truth and the life and noone come to Father but by me
  • Norm
    Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb.

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