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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
19:16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh - That is, on the part of his vesture which is upon his thigh. A name written - It was usual of old, for great personages in the eastern countries, to have magnificent titles affixed to their garments.
Re 19:16 He hath on [his] vesture and on his thigh. This probably signifies that the name was written on his vesture, even on his thigh. The Greek may be so translated. King of Kings. Of the various titles given to Christ in this passage this is the highest and marks him as supreme. There are four titles given in the passage: (1) Faithful and True (Re 19:11). (2) A name "that no man knew, but he himself" (Re 19:12). (3) The Word of God (Re 19:13). (4) King of kings, and Lord of lords (Re 19:16). The sublime imagery of this passage portrays the spiritual march and conquest of Christ. A purified church, following Christ, holy and true, shall carry the word in triumphant power to the nations. The armies of the saints, all united under Christ, led by him, strengthened by him, hence invincible, are marching to the great final conflict with the hosts of evil.
Eileen's comment on 2014-03-03 13:44:49:
confused after seeing all this I am not saying I don t like tattoos but the word clearly says to not mark our bodies So which one is right or has subsistence I don t have any tattoos probably because I don t like needles LOL
Brenda Bailey's comment on 2014-02-11 21:26:12:
Jesus said not to mark your flesh so that means he does not have a tattoo
Angel_1971's comment on 2013-12-25 17:42:24:
It says it is written on His vesture(garment) 'AND' on His thigh. Therefore, not only is it written on His garment that hangs down to His thigh BUT it CLEARLY says it is "on His thigh", which means skin.
ALF's comment on 2013-11-21 07:10:05:
No Jesus does not have a tattoo (He would not deface His body and then tell you not to do it). The scripture says "He has ON his vesture (His Robe). therefore His body is covered, so hwo then would you say you see anything on His naked skin. If you were to look at the most of the Priestly robes they have a shawl which drapes over the shoulders and hangs down the front and it generally hangs to the "THIGH" length. This is where the monogram KING OF KINGS is written on one side the LORD OF LORDS on the other
Lin's comment on 2013-07-26 13:22:28:
Kind of Kings and Lord of Lords signifies the ultimate supreme truth according to the word and all that follow have knowledge and understanding through virtue in the spirit of the power of His spoken word to follow thereof.
Carrie L Moore's comment on 2013-05-17 07:20:15:
what s that mean?
on his vesture:King of all kings
on his thigh: Lord of all lords
Is right or what?
Samuel Olaoye's comment on 2012-11-06 02:51:47:
This bilingual is very good especially red letters.
Mary's comment on 2012-03-09 11:35:05:
I thought tattoos were a sin. Will Jesus have a tattoo on His thigh?
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