Revelation 19:12

“His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crownes, and hee had a name written, that no man knew but he himselfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

His eyes {are} a flame of fire, and on His head {are} many diadems; and He has a name written {on Him} which no one knows except Himself.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And his eyes `are' a flame of fire, and upon his head `are' many diadems; and he hath a name written which no one knoweth but he himself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And his eyes are a flame of fire, and crowns are on his head; and he has a name in writing, of which no man has knowledge but himself.
- Basic English Bible

And his eyes are a flame of fire, and upon his head many diadems, having a name written which no one knows but himself;
- Darby Bible

His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.
- Webster's Bible

His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many kingly crowns; and He has a name written upon Him which no one but He Himself knows.
- Weymouth Bible

His eyes are a flame of fire, and on his head are many crowns. He has names written and a name written which no one knows but he himself.
- World English Bible

And `the iyen of hym weren as flawme of fier, and in his heed many diademys; and he hadde a name writun, which no man knew, but he.
- Wycliffe Bible

and his eyes [are] as a flame of fire, and upon his head [are] many diadems -- having a name written that no one hath known, except himself,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 19:12


19:12 And his eyes are a flame of fire - They were said to be as or like a flame of fire, before, #Rev 1:14|; an emblem of his omniscience. And upon his head are many diadems - For he is king of all nations. And he hath a name written, which none knoweth but himself - As God he is incomprehensible to every creature.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 19:12


Re 19:12 His eyes [were] as a flame of fire. See PNT "Re 1:14". On his head [were] many crowns. Diadems. All kingly authority is concentrated in his hands. He is King of kings. A name written, that no man knew,but he himself. Probably the new name of Re 2:17, a name which will be disclosed to those invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb (Re 3:12).

Discussion for Revelation 19:12

  • Wilson waweru for verse 12
    the book of revelation was written when Jesus was in Heaven having been given all the power and glory meaning He cannot be "he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. " being talked about in this verse.

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