English Standard Version
To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
King James Bible
Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
American Standard Version
Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
Now to the king of ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
English Revised Version
Now unto the King eternal, incorruptible, invisible, the only God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Webster's Bible Translation
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, God the only wise, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Weymouth New Testament
Now to the immortal and invisible King of the Ages, who alone is God, be honour and glory to the Ages of the Ages! Amen.
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
King eternal (βασιλεῖ τῶν αἰώνων)
Lit. the king of the ages. Only here and Revelation 15:3. Comp. Hebrews 1:2; Hebrews 11:3. In lxx, Tob. 6:10. For kindred expressions in lxx, see Exodus 15:18; 1 Samuel 13:13; Psalm 9:7; Psalm 28:10; Psalm 73:12; Psalm 144:13; Psalm 145:10. See also additional note on 2 Thessalonians 1:9.
Lit. Incorruptible. In Paul, applied to God only, Romans 1:23.
The only wise God (μόνῳ θεῷ)
Honor and glory (τιμὴ καὶ δόξα)
This combination in doxology only here and Revelation 5:12, Revelation 5:13. Comp. Revelation 4:9. In doxologies Paul uses only δόξα glory, with the article, the glory, and with to whom or to him (be).
Forever and ever (εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων)
Lit unto the aeons of the aeons. The formula in Paul, Romans 16:26; Galatians 1:5; Philippians 4:20. Also in Hebrews and 1 Peter, and often in Revelation The doxology as a whole is unique in N.T.
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Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures throughout all generations. [The LORD is faithful in all his words and kind in all his works.]
How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?
to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life;
but glory and honor and peace for everyone who does good, the Jew first and also the Greek.
For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.
1 Timothy 6:15
which he will display at the proper time--he who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords,
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