New Living Translation
He has made us a Kingdom of priests for God his Father. All glory and power to him forever and ever! Amen.
King James Bible
And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
Darby Bible Translation
and made us a kingdom, priests to his God and Father: to him be the glory and the might to the ages of ages. Amen.
World English Bible
and he made us to be a Kingdom, priests to his God and Father; to him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
Young's Literal Translation
and did make us kings and priests to his God and Father, to him is the glory and the power to the ages of the ages! Amen.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:6 To him that loveth us, and, out of that free, abundant love, hath washed us from the guilt and power of our sins with his own blood, and hath made us kings - Partakers of his present, and heirs of his eternal, kingdom. And priests unto his God and Father - To whom we continually offer ourselves, an holy, living sacrifice. To him be the glory - For his love and redemption. And the might - Whereby he governs all things.
LibraryThe First and the Last
This title is used in Rev. i. 11. It is used again in 1. 17, ii. 8, and xxii. 13, but is never found in connection with "the Church of God." On the other hand, it is a title closely associated with "the Jew and the Gentile," as the following Scriptures will testify. Is. xli. 4, 5: "Who hath wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I, Jehovah, THE FIRST AND LAST; I am He. The isles saw it, and feared; the ends of the earth were afraid." Is. xliv. 6: "Thus saith the Lord, the …
E.W. Bullinger—Commentary on Revelation
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And you will be my kingdom of priests, my holy nation.' This is the message you must give to the people of Israel."
He was given authority, honor, and sovereignty over all the nations of the world, so that people of every race and nation and language would obey him. His rule is eternal--it will never end. His kingdom will never be destroyed.
For everything comes from him and exists by his power and is intended for his glory. All glory to him forever! Amen.
Then all of you can join together with one voice, giving praise and glory to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 2:5
And you are living stones that God is building into his spiritual temple. What's more, you are his holy priests. Through the mediation of Jesus Christ, you offer spiritual sacrifices that please God.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God's very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light.
1 Peter 4:11
Do you have the gift of speaking? Then speak as though God himself were speaking through you. Do you have the gift of helping others? Do it with all the strength and energy that God supplies. Then everything you do will bring glory to God through Jesus Christ. All glory and power to him forever and ever! Amen.
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