Revelation 16:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
Then I heard the angel in charge of the waters say: "You are just in these judgments, O Holy One, you who are and who were;

New Living Translation
And I heard the angel who had authority over all water saying, “You are just, O Holy One, who is and who always was, because you have sent these judgments.

English Standard Version
And I heard the angel in charge of the waters say, “Just are you, O Holy One, who is and who was, for you brought these judgments.

Berean Study Bible
And I heard the angel of the waters say: “Righteous are You, O Holy One, who is and was, because You have brought these judgments.

New American Standard Bible
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, “Righteous are You, the One who is and who was, O Holy One, because You judged these things;

NASB 1995
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, "Righteous are You, who are and who were, O Holy One, because You judged these things;

NASB 1977
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, “Righteous art Thou, who art and who wast, O Holy One, because Thou didst judge these things;

Amplified Bible
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, “Righteous and just are You, Who are and Who were, O Holy One, because You judged these things;

Christian Standard Bible
I heard the angel of the waters say, You are just, the Holy One, who is and who was, because you have passed judgment on these things.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I heard the angel of the waters say: You are righteous, who is and who was, the Holy One, for You have decided these things.

Contemporary English Version
Then I heard the angel, who has power over water, say, "You have always been, and you always will be the holy God. You had the right to judge in this way.

Good News Translation
I heard the angel in charge of the waters say, "The judgments you have made are just, O Holy One, you who are and who were!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then I heard the angel of the water say, "You are fair. You are the one who is and the one who was, the holy one, because you have judged these things.

International Standard Version
Then I heard the angel in charge of the water say, "You are just. You are the one who is and who was, the Holy One, because you have judged these things.

NET Bible
Now I heard the angel of the waters saying: "You are just--the one who is and who was, the Holy One--because you have passed these judgments,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus.

New King James Version
And I heard the angel of the waters saying: “You are righteous, O Lord, The One who is and who was and who is to be, Because You have judged these things.

King James 2000 Bible
And I heard the angel of the waters say, You are righteous, O Lord, who is, and was, and shall be, because you have judged thus.

New Heart English Bible
I heard the angel of the waters saying, "You are righteous, who is and who was, the Holy One, because you have judged these things.

World English Bible
I heard the angel of the waters saying, "You are righteous, who are and who were, you Holy One, because you have judged these things.

American King James Version
And I heard the angel of the waters say, You are righteous, O Lord, which are, and were, and shall be, because you have judged thus.

American Standard Version
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, Righteous art thou, who art and who wast, thou Holy One, because thou didst thus judge:

A Faithful Version
Then I heard the angel of the waters say, "You are righteous, O Lord, Who are, and Who was, even the Holy One, in that You have executed this judgment.

Darby Bible Translation
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, Thou art righteous, who art and wast, the holy one, that thou hast judged so;

English Revised Version
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, Righteous art thou, which art and which wast, thou Holy One, because thou didst thus judge:

Webster's Bible Translation
And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, who art, and wast, and wilt be, because thou hast judged thus.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And I heard the Angel of the waters say, Lord, thou art iust, Which art, and Which wast: and Holy, because thou hast iudged these things.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And I hearde the angell of the waters say: Lorde, which art, and wast, thou art ryghteous & holy, because thou hast geuen such iudgementes:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And I herde an angel saye: LORDE which art and wast, thou art righteous and holy, because thou hast geue soche iudgmentes,

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And I herde an angell saye: lorde which arte and wast thou arte ryghteous and holy because thou hast geve soche iudgmentes
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and I heard the messenger of the waters, saying, “Righteous, O LORD, are You, who is, and who was, [[and who will be,]] the Holy [One], because You judged these things,

Berean Literal Bible
And I heard the angel of the waters saying: "Righteous are You the One being, and having been, O holy One, because You have judged these things,

Young's Literal Translation
and I heard the messenger of the waters, saying, 'righteous, O Lord, art Thou, who art, and who wast, and who shalt be, because these things Thou didst judge,

Smith's Literal Translation
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, Just, O Lord, art thou, who being, and who was, and who wilt be, for thou didst judge these things.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, Righteous are You, the One being and having been, O Holy One, because these things you have judged.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And I heard the angel of the waters saying: Thou art just, O Lord, who art, and who wast, the Holy One, because thou hast judged these things:

Catholic Public Domain Version
And I heard the Angel of the waters saying: “You are just, O Lord, who is and who was: the Holy One who has judged these things.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I heard the Angel of the waters saying, “You are righteous, who are and have been, and you are holy, who have decreed these things,

Lamsa Bible
Then I heard the angel who has charge over waters say, You are righteous, O Holy One, who is and was, because you have condemned them.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And I heard the angel of the waters, saying: Just art thou, who art and who wast, the Holy One, because thou hast thus judged.

Godbey New Testament
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, Thou art worthy, who is, and who was, the Holy One, because thou hast judged these things;

Haweis New Testament
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, Righteous art thou, O Lord, who art, and who wast, even the holy one, because thou hast judged these things.

Mace New Testament
and I heard the angel of the waters say, "thou art just, who art, and hast always been holy, because thou hast judged thus:

Weymouth New Testament
And I heard the angel of the waters say, "Righteous art Thou, who art and wast, the holy One, because Thou hast thus taken vengeance.

Worrell New Testament
And I heard the angel of the waters, saying, "Righteous art Thou, Who art, and Who wast, the Holy One, because Thou didst thus judge;

Worsley New Testament
And I heard the angel of the waters saying, Righteous art Thou, O Lord, who art, and who ever wast; and who art holy, for Thou hast ordered these things: because they have shed the blood of saints and prophets,








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