Revelation 5:2

“And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I saw a strong Angel proclaiming with a loude voice; Who is worthy to open the booke, and to loose the seales thereof?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book and to break its seals?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a great voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I saw a strong angel saying in a loud voice, Who is able to make the book open, and to undo its stamps?
- Basic English Bible

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who [is] worthy to open the book, and to break its seals?
- Darby Bible

And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose its seals?
- Webster's Bible

And I saw a mighty angel who was exclaiming in a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book and break its seals?"
- Weymouth Bible

I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book, and to break its seals?"
- World English Bible

And Y say a strong aungel, prechynge with a greet vois, Who is worthi to opene the book, and to vndon the seelis of it?
- Wycliffe Bible

and I saw a strong messenger crying with a great voice, `Who is worthy to open the scroll and to loose the seals of it?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 5:2


5:2 And I saw a strong angel - This proclamation to every creature was too great for a man to make, and yet not becoming the Lamb himself. It was therefore made by an angel, and one of uncommon eminence.


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