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 1:6

  • We will reign and rule with Jesus Christ . Jesus Christ is crowned as THE KING OF KINGS AND THE LORD OF LORDS. We will in the other hand be crowned as Kings of the new heaven and the new earth and the mellenion kingdom. In other to be crowned King, you must be in the royal family of God. Ofcource, since Jesus Christ is are eldest brother he gets the highest authority as THE KING OF KINGS AND THE LORD OF LORDS. Just because we might be crowned doesn't mean we will because if you are fooled with anything unrelated to God you are giving up your throne for Nothing! Fooled by satan we must not but faithfullness we must. Good deads do not make you get crowned as kings but faithfulness does. We will be given the title of Kings and priests. Are Kingly priesthood office will have full power of the heavens and the earth. We as priest have access to God, and as a King we have authority from God.
  • Hilary Murimi for verse 6
    We have been made kings priests to serve God.This is by believing in Jesus Christ 's baptism at river Jordan, His shedding of blood on the cross and resurrection.A sinner cannot be a citizen of our kingdom
  • James Richardson for verse 6
    I Thank Our Lord And Savior JESUS Christ For Dying On The Cross And Shedding His Precious Blood For Me And The Sins Of Every One And Making Me A King And Priest To My Heavily Father Amen And Amen
  • Through Jesus we have authority and power over principalities, power and rulers. according to Luke 10 19. It is therefore left for us to recognize this power and exert it.
  • Patrick Burchfield for verse 6
    We are joint heirs with Christ. If he is King and he is, We are kings also. If he is our high priest and he is, We are priests also. This high calling is in the here and now because God has already spiritually seated us in heaven. Once we have accepted Christ as Lord and Saviour, we have a reservation in heaven that can never be revoked for any reason, but while we're still on this earth we're ambassador's for Christ fulfilling the great commission that has been entrusted to us.

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