Revelation 5:9
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English Standard Version
And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation,

King James Bible
And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

American Standard Version
And they sing a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou was slain, and didst purchase unto God with thy blood men of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they sung a new canticle, saying: Thou art worthy, O Lord, to take the book, and to open the seals thereof; because thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God, in thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation.

English Revised Version
And they sing a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and didst purchase unto God with thy blood men of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,

Webster's Bible Translation
And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals of it: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and language, and people, and nation;

Weymouth New Testament
And now they sing a new song. "It is fitting," they say, "that Thou shouldst be the One to take the book And break its seals; Because Thou hast been offered in sacrifice, And hast purchased for God with Thine own blood Some out of every tribe and language and people and nation,

Revelation 5:9 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

They sing

Present tense, denoting the continuous, unceasing worship of heaven, or possibly, as describing their "office generally rather than the mere one particular case of its exercise" (Alford).

Redeem (ἠγόρασας)

Lit., purchase, as Rev. See John 4:8; John 6:5.

Us

Omit us and supply men, as Rev.

With Thy blood (ἐν τῷ αἵματί σου)

Lit., "in Thy blood." The preposition in is used Hebraistically of the price; the value of the thing purchased being contained in the price.

Kindred (φυλῆς)

Rev., tribe. Often in the New Testament of the twelve tribes of Israel.

People, nation (λαοῦ, ἔθνους)

See on 1 Peter 2:9.

Revelation 5:9 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

sung.

Revelation 7:10-12 And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sits on the throne, and to the Lamb...

Revelation 14:3 And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders...

Psalm 33:3 Sing to him a new song; play skillfully with a loud noise.

Psalm 40:3 And he has put a new song in my mouth, even praise to our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.

Psalm 96:1 O sing to the LORD a new song: sing to the LORD, all the earth.

Psalm 98:1 O sing to the LORD a new song; for he has done marvelous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, has gotten him the victory.

Psalm 144:9 I will sing a new song to you, O God: on a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises to you.

Psalm 149:1 Praise you the LORD. Sing to the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.

Isaiah 42:10 Sing to the LORD a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, you that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles...

Thou art. See on ver.

Revelation 5:2,3 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof...

Revelation 4:11 You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for you have created all things...

for.

Revelation 5:6,12 And I beheld, and, see, in the middle of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the middle of the elders...

Revelation 13:8 And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him...

and hast.

Revelation 14:4,6 These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb wherever he goes...

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Matthew 26:28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers...

Romans 3:24-26 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus...

1 Corinthians 6:20 For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.

1 Corinthians 7:23 You are bought with a price; be not you the servants of men.

Ephesians 1:7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

Colossians 1:14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Hebrews 11:14 For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.

1 Peter 1:18,19 For as much as you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold...

2 Peter 2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you...

1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another...

1 John 2:2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

out.

Revelation 7:9 After this I beheld, and, see, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds...

Revelation 11:9 And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half...

Revelation 14:6 And I saw another angel fly in the middle of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach to them that dwell on the earth...

Daniel 4:1 Nebuchadnezzar the king, to all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied to you.

Daniel 6:25 Then king Darius wrote to all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied to you.

Mark 16:15,16 And he said to them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature...

Colossians 1:23 If you continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which you have heard...

Cross References
Psalm 33:3
Sing to him a new song; play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.

Psalm 40:3
He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the LORD.

Psalm 98:1
A Psalm. Oh sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things! His right hand and his holy arm have worked salvation for him.

Psalm 149:1
Praise the LORD! Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of the godly!

Isaiah 42:10
Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise from the end of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and all that fills it, the coastlands and their inhabitants.

Daniel 3:4
And the herald proclaimed aloud, "You are commanded, O peoples, nations, and languages,

Daniel 5:19
And because of the greatness that he gave him, all peoples, nations, and languages trembled and feared before him. Whom he would, he killed, and whom he would, he kept alive; whom he would, he raised up, and whom he would, he humbled.

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