Revelation 22:19

“And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if any man shall take away from the wordes of the booke of this prophesie, God shal take away his part out of the booke of life, and out of the holy citie, and from the things which are written in this booke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his part from the tree of life and from the holy city, which are written in this book.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if any man takes away from the words of this book, God will take away from him his part in the tree of life and the holy town, even the things which are in this book.
- Basic English Bible

And if any one take from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.
- Darby Bible

And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
- Webster's Bible

and that if any one takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take from him his share in the Tree of Life and in the holy city--the things described in this book.
- Weymouth Bible

If anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, may God take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.
- World English Bible

And if ony man do awei of the wordis of the book of this prophesie, God schal take awei the part of hym fro the book of lijf, and fro the hooli citee, and fro these thingis that ben writun in this book.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if any one may take away from the words of the scroll of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the scroll of the life, and out of the holy city, and the things that have been written in this scroll;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Revelation 22:19


Re 22:19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy. This could be done by denying, or explaining away the words of prophecy. To do either is a deadly sin. Indeed, to tamper with the Divine word in any way is sinful.

Discussion for Revelation 22

  • Karoline
    Can someone help me to understand revelation 22 verse 1 to 3 a bit more
  • Lyle Lee
    Dogs outside the city; :15 who are these people seeing all the children of the devil went into the lake of fire in chapter 20 the answer is found in 2 Peter 2:22 these are backslidden christians who did not die serving the Lord and who will need the leaves from the tree of life for the healing of nations for all christians were given eternal life when they were born again.
  • Daniel
    Thank the Father for His Son, may He forever be blessed, and thank the Father for the Holy Spirit, for His comfort and reassurance during these trying times and cruel conditions. Thank God!!!
  • Cephas
    But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Chris B
    Great book. Started binge reading July 7. Finished Saturday. Noticed it was the 7th day at the seventh Month and finished the 7th day of the week 777 GOD Bless. Thank you for this site. It was great to listen while reading along with the actual paper book.
  • A disciple
    "And, behold, I come quickly and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be." We are left here for the purpose of education and training, trial and proving to prepare us and make us fit for His presence: and so, thereby to be for witnesses through the Holy Spirit in us to convict the world of sin, of righteousness and of judgment. For this to be wrought in us absolutely demand work on our part! In the Sermon on the Mount, the Lord Jesus said so in many different ways, that we absolutely have to do something and we have to do it according to all that He has commanded us! We have to be first a certain kind of character: that doesn't come automatically. And we have to have our behavior and religion pure and sincere, as children of our Father in heaven and nothing for a misleading show to be seen by men. And finally, the end result of our lives will without fail, show what kind we are, by whether we do what Jesus says and if not, we shall most miserably perish! Remember, the devil also believes, and trembles! So, when we have passed this time of our "schooling" successfully, then we will see what work the Lord REALLY has for us for eternity! Probably not in Retail, or some other menial job, like we have now! So then, we have work to do to get ready for His coming, and for the coming world He brings.

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