Revelation 1:15

“And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And his feet like vnto fine brasse, as if they burned in a furnace: and his voice as the sound of many waters.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

His feet {were} like burnished bronze, when it has been made to glow in a furnace, and His voice {was} like the sound of many waters.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and his feet like unto burnished brass, as if it had been refined in a furnace; and his voice as the voice of many waters.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And his feet like polished brass, as if it had been burned in a fire; and his voice was as the sound of great waters.
- Basic English Bible

and his feet like fine brass, as burning in a furnace; and his voice as the voice of many waters;
- Darby Bible

And his feet like fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.
- Webster's Bible

His feet were like silver-bronze, when it is white-hot in a furnace; and His voice resembled the sound of many waters.
- Weymouth Bible

His feet were like burnished brass, as if it had been refined in a furnace. His voice was like the voice of many waters.
- World English Bible

and hise feet lijk to latoun, as in a brennynge chymney; and the vois of hym as the vois of many watris.
- Wycliffe Bible

and his feet like to fine brass, as in a furnace having been fired, and his voice as a sound of many waters,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 1:15


1:15 And his feet like fine brass - Denoting his stability and strength. As if they burned in a furnace - As if having been melted and refined, they were still red hot. And his voice - To the comfort of his friends, and the terror of his enemies. As the voice of many waters - Roaring aloud, and bearing down all before them.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 1:15


Re 1:15 Feet like unto fine brass. Shedding forth splendor like burnished brass heated in a furnace. His voice as the sound of many waters. His voice was mighty like the sound of surging waters.

Discussion for Revelation 1

  • A disciple
    Hi Harold; Good question: let's look it up! In every case but one (Luke 20:36), there is only one word, 'angelos;' to bring tidings; a messenger; (esp. 'Angels'); by implication a Pastor: Angel, Messenger; (Strong's). Luke 20:36 "Neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the ANGELS.." 'isangelos' Like an Angel, i.e. Angelic; "Equal unto the Angels." Read also Hebrews 1:14.
  • Harold
    My Pastor says the word 'angels' in verse 20 refers to the pastors of the seven churches. I am not sure of that., is that correct?
  • Kurt
    Like the Apostle in Revelation falling to his face cannot absorb God and Jesus' countenance we too can taste of his power. His Word lives, penetrating mortal souls, to continue our purification unto death. Death's sting in Hell no longer resides. Celebrate our future resurrection to Heaven where angels sing a cascade of music continually, that no person has heard. Our time is short to tell others.
  • Patricia
    Wyestion: What are the seven spirits of God?
  • Joyce bruhn
    Yvonne --I agree the Book of revelations clearly tells of the events that are unfolding as we speak all who has excepted Christ jesus as their personal savior will rise up --they speak of the other people left that he will give a second chance these are jews the chosen ones plus --those who never heard the message ----
  • BSP
    Verse 9: John was older at this time, but he did not let his age stop him from being active in his service to God. His zeal is one that we should imitate.

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