Revelation 1:5
Good News Translation
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first to be raised from death and who is also the ruler of the kings of the world. He loves us, and by his sacrificial death he has freed us from our sins

Contemporary English Version
May kindness and peace be yours from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness. Jesus was the first to conquer death, and he is the ruler of all earthly kings. Christ loves us, and by his blood he set us free from our sins.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth, who hath loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood

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And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth, who hath loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood

who is.

Revelation 3:14 And to the angel of the church of Laodicea write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, who is the beginning of the creation of God:

Psalm 89:36,37 His seed shall endure for ever. . . .

Isaiah 55:4 Behold I have given him for a witness to the people, for a leader and a master to the Gentiles.

John 3:11,32 Amen, amen, I say to thee that we speak what we know and we testify what we have seen: and you receive not our testimony. . . .

John 8:14-16 Jesus answered and said to them: Although I give testimony of myself, my testimony is true: for I know whence I came and whither I go. . . .

John 18:37 Pilate therefore said to him: Art thou a king then? Jesus answered: Thou sayest that I am a king. For this was I born, and for this came I into the world; that I should give testimony to the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.

1 Timothy 6:13 I charge thee before God who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus who gave testimony under Pontius Pilate, a good confession:

1 John 5:7-10 And there are Three who give testimony in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost. And these three are one. . . .

and the first.

Acts 26:23 That Christ should suffer and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead and should shew light to the people and to the Gentiles.

1 Corinthians 15:20-23 But now Christ is risen from the dead, the firstfruits of them that sleep: . . .

Colossians 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he may hold the primacy:

and the prince.

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet: and there were great voices in heaven, saying: The kingdom of this world is become our Lord's and his Christ's, and he shall reign for ever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 17:14 These shall fight with the Lamb. And the Lamb shall overcome them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings: and they that are with him are called and elect and faithful.

Revelation 19:16 And he hath on his garment and on his thigh written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

Psalm 72:11 And all kings of the earth shall adore him: all nations shall serve him.

Psalm 89:27 And I will make him my firstborn, high above the kings of the earth.

Proverbs 8:15,16 By me princes rule, and the mighty decree justice. . . .

Daniel 2:2 Then the king commanded to call together the diviners and the wise men, and the magicians, and the Chaldeans: to declare to the king his dreams: so they came and stood before the king.

Daniel 7:14 And he gave him power, and glory, and a kingdom: and all peoples, tribes, and tongues shall serve him: his power is an everlasting power that shall not be taken away: and his kingdom that shall not be destroyed.

Matthew 28:18 And Jesus coming, spoke to them, saying: All power is given to me in heaven and in earth.

Ephesians 1:20-22 Which he wrought in Christ, raising him up from the dead and setting him on his right hand in the heavenly places. . . .

1 Timothy 6:15 Which in his times he shall shew, who is the Blessed and only Mighty, the King of kings and Lord of lords:

him.

Deuteronomy 7:8 But because the Lord hath loved you, and hath kept his oath, which he swore to your fathers: and hath brought you out with a strong hand, and redeemed you from the house of bondage, out of the hand of Pharao the king of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 23:5 And the Lord thy God would not hear Balaam, and he turned his cursing into thy blessing, because he loved thee.

John 13:1,34 Before the festival day of the pasch, Jesus knowing that his hour was come, that he should pass out of this world to the Father: having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them unto the end. . . .

John 15:9 As the Father hath loved me, I also have loved you. Abide in my love.

Romans 8:37 But in all these things we overcome, because of him that hath loved us.

Galatians 2:20 And I live, now not I: but Christ liveth in me. And that I live now in the flesh: I live in the faith of the Son of God, who loved me and delivered himself for me.

Ephesians 2:4 But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us

Ephesians 5:2,25-27 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us and hath delivered himself for us, an oblation and a sacrifice to God for an odour of sweetness. . . .

1 John 4:10 In this is charity: not as though we had loved God, but because he hath first loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.

washed.

Revelation 7:14 And I said to him: My Lord, thou knowest. And he said to me: These are they who are come out of great tribulation and have washed their robes and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Zechariah 13:1 In that day there shall be a fountain open to the house of David, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem: for the washing of the sinner, and of the unclean woman.

John 13:8-10 Peter saith to him: Thou shalt never wash my feet, Jesus answered him: If I wash thee not, thou shalt have no part with me. . . .

Acts 20:28 Take heed to yourselves and to the whole flock, wherein the Holy Ghost hath placed you bishops, to rule the Church of God which he hath purchased with his own blood.

1 Corinthians 6:11 And such some of you were. But you are washed: but you are sanctified: but you are justified: in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Spirit of our God.

Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who by the Holy Ghost offered himself unspotted unto God, cleanse our conscience from dead works, to serve the living God?

1 Peter 1:19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb unspotted and undefiled

1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he also is in the light, we have fellowship one with another: And the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

Context
John Greets the Seven Churches
4John to the seven churches which are in Asia. Grace be unto you and peace, from him that is and that was and that is to come: and from the seven spirits which are before his throne: 5And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth, who hath loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood 6And hath made us a kingdom, and priests to God and his Father. To him be glory and empire for ever and ever. Amen.…
Cross References
Psalm 51:2
Wash me yet more from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.

Proverbs 14:5
A faithful witness will not lie: but a deceitful witness uttereth a lie.

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

John 3:16
For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son: that whosoever believeth in him may not perish, but may have life everlasting.

John 8:14
Jesus answered and said to them: Although I give testimony of myself, my testimony is true: for I know whence I came and whither I go.

Acts 26:23
That Christ should suffer and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead and should shew light to the people and to the Gentiles.

Romans 3:25
Whom God hath proposed to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to the shewing of his justice, for the remission of former sins,

Romans 8:37
But in all these things we overcome, because of him that hath loved us.

1 Corinthians 15:20
But now Christ is risen from the dead, the firstfruits of them that sleep:

1 Corinthians 15:23
But every one in his own order: the firstfruits, Christ: then they that are of Christ, who have believed in his coming.

Colossians 1:18
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he may hold the primacy:

Hebrews 10:29
How much more, do you think he deserveth worse punishments, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God and hath esteemed the blood of the testament unclean, by which he was sanctified, and hath offered an affront to the Spirit of grace?

Revelation 2:13
I know where thou dwellest, where the seat of Satan is. And thou holdest fast my name and hast not denied my faith. Even in those days when Antipas was my faithful witness, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.

Revelation 3:14
And to the angel of the church of Laodicea write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, who is the beginning of the creation of God:

Revelation 11:3
And I will give unto my two witnesses: and they shall prophesy, a thousand two hundred sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.

Revelation 17:14
These shall fight with the Lamb. And the Lamb shall overcome them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings: and they that are with him are called and elect and faithful.

Revelation 19:11
And I saw heaven opened: and behold a white horse. And he that sat upon him was called faithful and true: and with justice doth he judge and fight.

Revelation 19:16
And he hath on his garment and on his thigh written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

Additional Translations
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has released us from our sins by His blood,

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To the One loving us and releasing us from our sins through His blood,

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loveth us, and loosed us from our sins by his blood;

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and has washed us from our sins in his blood,

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loveth us, and loosed us from our sins by his blood;

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first-begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

and from Jesus Christ, the truthful witness, the first of the dead to be born to Life, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has freed us from our sins with His own blood,

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and washed us from our sins by his blood;

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first-born out of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth; to him who did love us, and did bathe us from our sins in his blood,
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