Revelation

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Revelation 19:16

“And he hath on his vesture, and on his thigh a name written, King Of Kings, And Lord Of Lords.”

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Other Translations

And he hath on [his] vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.
- King James Version

And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he hath on his garment and on his thigh a name written, KINGS OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And on his robe and on his leg is a name, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.
- Basic English Bible

And he has upon his garment, and upon his thigh, a name written, King of kings, and Lord of lords.
- Darby Bible

And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.
- Webster's Bible

And on His outer garment and on His thigh He has a name written, KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.
- Weymouth Bible

He has on his garment and on his thigh a name written, "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS."
- World English Bible

And he hath writun in his cloth, and in the hemme, Kyng of kyngis and Lord of lordis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he hath upon the garment and upon his thigh the name written, `King of kings, and Lord of lords.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 19:16


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.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 19:16


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.

Discussion for Revelation 19

  • Bill
    Love the site KJBO. Another great resource for me has been the teaching of the book of Revelation series by Pastor. In his message 'The Man on the White Horse' he gives many insights concerning Jesus return without retreat and also concerning the marriage supper of the lamb. It isn't what I have always been taught, but I am very glad for the truth I have learned.
  • SabbathkeeperandWife
    Good Steve- Look now at Rev 12:17- Here are they who KEEP the commandments of God and have the testimony of Jesus- explained in 19:10- which is the spirit of prophecy. This means that those who keep His commandments will be explained prophecy by His Spirit. IF we love Him keep His commandments AND He will pray the FATHER and He will send.... it's about obedience and resisting SIN which is death
  • Steve morrow
    REVELATION 19:10 AND I FELL AT HIS FEET TO WORSHIP TO WORSHIP HIM AND HE SAID UNTO ME SEE THOU DO IT NOT I AM THY FELLOWSERVANT AND OF THY BRETHREN THAT HAVE THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS WORSHIP GOD FOR THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS IS THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY 1 JOHN 2:29 IF YOU KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHTEOUS YOU KNOW THAT EVERYONE THAT DOETH RIGHTEOUSNESS --- IS BORN OF HIM ---
  • Word
    Christ returns as a warrior at the 7th trump. Scripture also says with fire and hail stones up to 180 lbs will be falling and Satans head with be crushed. It's some thing to think about when the peacefully sweet talking false messiah who can perform supernatural tricks gets here and the world loves him. wait for the true Christ Don't be taken from the field or from the house-by lies.
  • Obbie Beal

    7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. 8 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints. 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb.


    WOW ! WOW ! WOW ! Amen!
  • Joan Travick
    Rev. 20:11-21 - GOD the Avenger extends HIS invitation to the Great Supper for all the fowls of the air

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