Revelation 22:16
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English Standard Version
“I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify to you about these things for the churches. I am the root and the descendant of David, the bright morning star.”

King James Bible
I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.

American Standard Version
I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things for the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright, the morning star.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I Jesus have sent my angel, to testify to you these things in the churches. I am the root and stock of David, the bright and morning star.

English Revised Version
I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things for the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright, the morning star.

Webster's Bible Translation
I Jesus have sent my angel to testify to you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning-star.

Weymouth New Testament
"I Jesus have sent My angel for him solemnly to declare these things to you among the Churches. I am the Root and the offspring of David, the bright Morning Star.

Revelation 22:16 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The root

Compare Isaiah 11:1, Isaiah 11:10. See on Nazarene, Matthew 2:23.

The morning-star

See on Revelation 2:28.

Revelation 22:16 Parallel Commentaries

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I Jesus. See on ver.

Revelation 22:6 And he said to me, These sayings are faithful and true...

Revelation 1:1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave to him, to show to his servants things which must shortly come to pass...

to testify.

Revelation 22:20 He which testifies these things said, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

See on ver.

Revelation 22:1,11 And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb...

Revelation 2:7,11,17,29 He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit said to the churches; To him that overcomes will I give to eat of the tree of life...

Revelation 3:6,13,22 He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit said to the churches...

I am. See on ch.

Revelation 5:5 And one of the elders said to me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, has prevailed to open the book...

Isaiah 11:1 And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:

Zechariah 6:12 And speak to him, saying, Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH...

Matthew 22:42,45 Saying, What think you of Christ? whose son is he? They say to him, The son of David...

Romans 1:3,4 Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh...

Romans 9:5 Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

the bright.

Revelation 2:28 And I will give him the morning star.

Numbers 24:17 I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not near: there shall come a Star out of Jacob...

Matthew 2:2,7-10 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him...

Luke 1:78 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high has visited us,

2 Peter 1:19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto you do well that you take heed, as to a light that shines in a dark place...

Cross References
Isaiah 11:1
There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.

Isaiah 14:12
"How you are fallen from heaven, O Day Star, son of Dawn! How you are cut down to the ground, you who laid the nations low!

Matthew 1:1
The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.

Matthew 2:2
saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him."

Romans 15:12
And again Isaiah says, "The root of Jesse will come, even he who arises to rule the Gentiles; in him will the Gentiles hope."

2 Peter 1:19
And we have the prophetic word more fully confirmed, to which you will do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts,

Revelation 1:1
The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

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