Modern Literal Version


[Revelation 22]




     22:1 And he showed me a river of the clean water of life, bright like crystal, traveling out from the throne of God and of the Lamb, 22:2 in the middle of its street. And the Tree of Life was on this side and on that side of the river, producing twelve fruits, giving its fruit every month and the leaves of the tree were*for the healing of the nations. 22:3 And every curse will be not be there anymore and the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it. And his bondservants will be giving-divine service to him; 22:4 and they will see his face, and his name will be upon their foreheads. 22:5 And there will be no night there, and they do not need a lamp or a light, because the Lord God will be illuminating them and they will be reigning forevermore.




     22:6 And he says to me, These are the faithful and true words and the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, sent his messenger to show to his bondservants what things are essential to happen shortly.



     22:7And behold, I am coming shortly. The fortunate one is keeping the words of the prophecy of this book.




     22:8 And I, John, am the one hearing and seeing these things. And when I heard and saw, I fell down to worship before the feet of the messenger who shows these things to me. 22:9 And he says to me, See that you do not do that. I am your fellow bondservant and of your brethren the prophets, and of those who are keeping the words of this book. Worship God.




     22:10 And he says to me, Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, because the time is near. 22:11 He who is doing wrong, let him still do wrong and the filthy, let him still be filthy and the righteous, let him still practice righteousness and the holy one, let him still be holy.



     22:12Behold, I am coming shortly, and my reward is with me, to give to each one as his work will be.22:13I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.



     22:14 The fortunate ones are practicing his commandments, in order that their authority will be in the Tree of Life and they may enter in by the gates into the city.



     22:15 The dogs and the sorcerers and the fornicators and the murderers and the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices a lie are outside.




     22:16I, Jesus, have sent my messenger to testify to youĎ these things in the congregations*. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright morning star.




     22:17 And the Spirit and the bride are saying, Come. And he who hears, let him say, Come. And he who is thirsty, let him come. He who wills, let him take the water of life freely.




     22:18 I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if anyone should add onto them, God might add onto him the wounds which have been written in this book. {Deu 4:2?}22:19 And if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God takes away his part from the Tree of Life and out of the holy city, which have been written in this book.




     22:20 He who is testifying of these things says, Yes, I am coming shortly. Amen.




     Yes come, Lord Jesus.




     22:21 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ is with all the holy-ones. Amen.




     {End of the Holy New Covenant: Modern Literal Version. The glory is God's. Amen}






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Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1999, 2014 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
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