Revelation 1:6

“And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hath made vs Kings and Priests vnto God and his Father: to him be glory and dominion for euer and euer, Amen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and He has made us {to be} a kingdom, priests to His God and Father--to Him {be} the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and he made us `to be' a kingdom, `to be' priests unto his God and Father; to him `be' the glory and the dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And has made us to be a kingdom and priests to his God and Father; to him let glory and power be given for ever and ever. So be it.
- Basic English Bible

and made us a kingdom, priests to his God and Father: to him [be] the glory and the might to the ages of ages. Amen.
- Darby Bible

And hath made us kings and priests to God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
- Webster's Bible

and has formed us into a Kingdom, to be priests to God, His Father--to Him be ascribed the glory and the power until the Ages of the Ages. Amen.
- Weymouth Bible

and he made us to be a Kingdom, priests to his God and Father; to him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
- World English Bible

and made vs a kyngdom, and preestis to God and to his fader; to hym be glorie and empire in to worldis of worldis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and did make us kings and priests to his God and Father, to him [is] the glory and the power to the ages of the ages! Amen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 1:6


1:6 To him that loveth us, and, out of that free, abundant love, hath washed us from the guilt and power of our sins with his own blood, and hath made us kings - Partakers of his present, and heirs of his eternal, kingdom. And priests unto his God and Father - To whom we continually offer ourselves, an holy, living sacrifice. To him be the glory - For his love and redemption. And the might - Whereby he governs all things.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 1:6


Re 1:6 And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father. Here the Revised Version must be followed: "And he made us [to be] a kingdom, [to be] priests unto his God". His disciples are constituted a kingdom; a kingdom in which each one is a priest. No disciple needeth a priest to offer incense or sacrifice for him, for he can go directly to the Father through Jesus Christ. See PNT "1Pe 2:9". Christians are called priests, but are never called kings in a correct translation of the New Testament.

Discussion for Revelation 1

  • A disciple
    Sharlett; Zechariah 14:12 "And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth." This is not from a nuclear explosion or anything of man's power; but by the anger of the Lord.
  • Sharlett
    WHERE? is it in the Bible where is says: that there will be nuclear bombs or war fair and the eyes of a person will dissolve before the body hits the ground?
  • Lorease
    Bill, to answer your question. Who is the angel of Jesus Christ? In Revelation 1:1, the angel of the church speaks of the Pastor.
  • Bill
    Who is the angel of Jesus Christ? ( Refering to Revelation verse 1).
  • Word
    we still have the season of the test that all that are living at that time in the flesh will have to go through and that is the 6th trump. In Daniels we were told that the vile one would come in peace as antichrist which means instead of Christ and the time was 7 years but now we know that the time was shorten to 5 months for the elect sake so let us prepare for that false messiah coming.
  • God's Girl
    Leslie: I have read this book 2 times and I have loved it so much. I agree that it is unfolding right before our eyes! I can't wait till we can go home! Life is short.

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