Revelation 1:16

“And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee had in his right hand seuen starres: and out of his mouth went a sharpe two edged sword: and his countenance was as the Sunne shineth in his strength.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was like the sun shining in its strength.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth came a sharp two-edged sword: and his face was like the sun shining in its strength.
- Basic English Bible

and having in his right hand seven stars; and out of his mouth a sharp two-edged sword going forth; and his countenance as the sun shines in its power.
- Darby Bible

And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp two-edged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.
- Webster's Bible

In His right hand He held seven stars, and a sharp, two-edged sword was seen coming from His mouth; and His glance resembled the sun when it is shining with its full strength.
- Weymouth Bible

He had seven stars in his right hand. Out of his mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged sword. His face was like the sun shining at its brightest.
- World English Bible

And he hadde in his riyt hoond seuene sterris, and a swerd scharp on euer ethir side wente out of his mouth; and his face as the sunne schyneth in his virtu.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having in his right hand seven stars, and out of his mouth a sharp two-edged sword is proceeding, and his countenance [is] as the sun shining in its might.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 1:16


1:16 And he had in his right hand seven stars - In token of his favour and powerful protection. And out of his mouth went a sharp two - edged sword - Signifying his justice and righteous anger, continually pointed against his enemies as a sword; sharp, to stab; two - edged, to hew. And his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength - Without any mist or cloud.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 1:16


Re 1:16 In his right hand seven stars. See Re 1:20. And out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword. This two-edged sword is a symbol of the word by which Christ's conquests are won. See Eph 6:17 Heb 4:12, and compare Re 19:15. His countenance [was] as the sun shineth in his strength. The glory of his countenance is the same that was manifested at the Transfiguration (Mt 17:2).

Discussion for Revelation 1

  • Bruce
    ray: Blessed and Holy is he that part in the First Resurrection: Revelation20:6 The rest of the dead lived not again until a 1000 Yrs were Finished. V:5. FOOD FOR THOUGHT. After The Rapture there is no hope. Only by The Blood of The Lord is there Salvation/Called: John 6:44/ Ask Forgiveness. You will be Baptized with The Holy Ghost:Matthew3:11 / Changed 2 Corinthians5:17 :You will Know!
  • Word 76
    Ray321 could you direct me in scriptures that speak of the rapture. I can only fine Ezekiel 13 where it speaks of preachers who will make up divine thoughts out of their own minds teaching Gods children a salvation of fly away that God hates. Then I went to 1 Thessalonians 4 and the subject starts at vs13 where are the dead and it says they are with Christ and will return with Him at the 7th trump
  • Ray321
    All scripture is good to learn from. Revelation is a that we will need if we miss the Rapture. Romans through Philemon is for today. We are saved thru grace in Jesus. Just food for thought. ...
  • Word
    Two witnesses will come and they have power. When the elect are being delivered up to death which is Satan acting as God returned the elect will have the Holy Spirit speaking through them so you want to listen to what they say.
  • Word
    10 nation haven't made an agreement where one pulls out causing a deadly wound that brings Satan who is kicked out of heaven to earth that joins the 10 back together. Satan as antichrist instead of Christ has not stood in Jerusalem claiming to be God yet and that won't happen until he, Satan comes in peace shows off his supernatural powers and the world will chase after him worshipping him. WAIT.
  • Abe
    Gene, Revelation is very easily understood book. Many misinterpret as future happenings when truly it is the revelation of Jesus Christ and tells of our Christian warfare between God and Satan. It is not future but what we go through now.

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