New American Standard Bible
"He who overcomes will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son.
King James Bible
He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
Darby Bible Translation
He that overcomes shall inherit these things, and I will be to him God, and he shall be to me son.
World English Bible
He who overcomes, I will give him these things. I will be his God, and he will be my son.
Young's Literal Translation
he who is overcoming shall inherit all things, and I will be to him -- a God, and he shall be to me -- the son,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He that overcometh - See the notes on Revelation 2:7.
Shall inherit all things - Be an heir of God in all things. See the notes on Romans 8:17. Compare Revelation 2:7, Revelation 2:11, Revelation 2:17, Revelation 2:26; Revelation 3:5, Revelation 3:12, Revelation 3:21.
And I will be his God - That is, forever. He would be to them all that is properly implied in the name of God; he would bestow upon them all the blessings which it was appropriate for God to bestow. See the 2 Corinthians 6:18 note; Hebrews 8:10 note.
And he shall be my son - He shall sustain to me the relation of a son, and shall be treated as such. He would ever onward sustain this relation, and be honored as a child of God.
LibraryHe that Overcometh.
"He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be My son."--REVELATION xxi. 7. Year by year as at this time, when the week of our Saviour's Passion and Death is just in front of us, and the shadow of His Cross is falling over us, one generation after another of the boys of this school gather here, and in the face of the congregation, young and old, they take upon them the vows of a Christian life. So we met last Thursday, and your vow is still fresh upon a great …
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A Word for the Persecuted
"I will give to you and to your descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God."
2 Samuel 7:14
"I will be a father to him and he will be a son to Me; when he commits iniquity, I will correct him with the rod of men and the strokes of the sons of men,
"He will cry to Me, 'You are my Father, My God, and the rock of my salvation.'
"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'
For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God,
and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.
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