Rev. 1:8 KJV (With Strong’s)

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I
ego (Greek #1473)
a primary pronoun of the first person I (only expressed when emphatic)
KJV usage: I, me. For the other cases and the plural see 1691, 1698, 1700, 2248, 2249, 2254, 2257, etc.
Pronounce: eg-o'
a am
eimi (Greek #1510)
a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist (used only when emphatic)
KJV usage: am, have been, X it is I, was. See also 1488, 1498, 1511, 1527, 2258, 2071, 2070, 2075, 2076, 2771, 2468, 5600.
Pronounce: i-mee'
Origin: the first person singular present indicative
Alpha
Greek #1
of Hebrew origin; the first letter of the alphabet; figuratively, only (from its use as a numeral) the first: --Alpha. Often used (usually ἄν, before a vowel) also in composition (as a contraction from 427) in the sense of privation; so, in many words, beginning with this letter; occasionally in the sense of union (as a contraction of 260).
Pronounce: al'-fah
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
Omega
omega (Greek #5598)
the last letter of the Greek alphabet, i.e. (figuratively) the finality
KJV usage: Omega.
Pronounce: o'-meg-ah
, the beginning
arche (Greek #746)
(properly abstract) a commencement, or (concretely) chief (in various applications of order, time, place, or rank)
KJV usage: beginning, corner, (at the, the) first (estate), magistrate, power, principality, principle, rule.
Pronounce: ar-khay'
Origin: from 756
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
the ending
telos (Greek #5056)
properly, the point aimed at as a limit, i.e. (by implication) the conclusion of an act or state (termination (literally, figuratively or indefinitely), result (immediate, ultimate or prophetic), purpose); specially, an impost or levy (as paid)
KJV usage: + continual, custom, end(-ing), finally, uttermost. Compare 5411.
Pronounce: tel'-os
Origin: from a primary τέλλω (to set out for a definite point or goal)
, saith
lego (Greek #3004)
properly, to "lay" forth, i.e. (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas 2036 and 5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while 4483 is properly to break silence merely, and 2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean
KJV usage: ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say(-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.
Pronounce: leg'-o
Origin: a primary verb
the Lord
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
kurios (Greek #2962)
supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title)
KJV usage: God, Lord, master, Sir.
Pronounce: koo'-ree-os
Origin: from κῦρος (supremacy)
, which is
on (Greek #5607)
and the neuter ὄν (on) present participle of 1510; being
KJV usage: be, come, have.
Pronounce: oan
Origin: οὖσα (oo'-sah)
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
which was
en (Greek #2258)
I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were)
KJV usage: + agree, be, X have (+ charge of), hold, use, was(-t), were.
Pronounce: ane
Origin: imperfect of 1510
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
which is to come
erchomai (Greek #2064)
middle voice of a primary verb (used only in the present and imperfect tenses, the others being supplied by a kindred (middle voice) ἐλεύθομαι (el-yoo'-thom-ahee), or (active) ἔλθω (el'-tho), which do not otherwise occur) to come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively)
KJV usage: accompany, appear, bring, come, enter, fall out, go, grow, X light, X next, pass, resort, be set.
Pronounce: er'-khom-ahee
, the Almighty
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
pantokrator (Greek #3841)
the all-ruling, i.e. God (as absolute and universal sovereign)
KJV usage: Almighty, Omnipotent.
Pronounce: pan-tok-rat'-ore
Origin: from 3956 and 2904
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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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Alpha.
Rev. 1:11,17• 11Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.
17And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:
(Rev. 1:11,17)
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Rev. 2:8• 8And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive; (Rev. 2:8)
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Rev. 21:6• 6And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely. (Rev. 21:6)
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Rev. 22:13• 13I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last. (Rev. 22:13)
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Isa. 41:4• 4Who hath wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I the Lord, the first, and with the last; I am he. (Isa. 41:4)
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Isa. 43:10• 10Ye are my witnesses, saith the Lord, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me. (Isa. 43:10)
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Isa. 44:6• 6Thus saith the Lord the King of Israel, and his redeemer the Lord of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God. (Isa. 44:6)
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Isa. 48:12• 12Hearken unto me, O Jacob and Israel, my called; I am he; I am the first, I also am the last. (Isa. 48:12)
which is.
the Almighty.
Rev. 4:8• 8And the four beasts had each of them six wings about him; and they were full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come. (Rev. 4:8)
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Rev. 11:17• 17Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned. (Rev. 11:17)
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Rev. 16:14• 14For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty. (Rev. 16:14)
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Rev. 19:15• 15And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. (Rev. 19:15)
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Rev. 21:22• 22And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. (Rev. 21:22)
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Gen. 17:1• 1And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. (Gen. 17:1)
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Gen. 28:3• 3And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people; (Gen. 28:3)
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Gen. 35:11• 11And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins; (Gen. 35:11)
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Gen. 43:14• 14And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved. (Gen. 43:14)
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Gen. 48:3• 3And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me, (Gen. 48:3)
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Gen. 49:25• 25Even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee; and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb: (Gen. 49:25)
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Ex. 6:3• 3And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them. (Ex. 6:3)
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Num. 24:4• 4He hath said, which heard the words of God, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open: (Num. 24:4)
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Isa. 9:6• 6For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (Isa. 9:6)
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2 Cor. 6:18• 18And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty. (2 Cor. 6:18)
 He is the God of Israel, the ever subsisting Eternal, who had sustained the fathers, and thus attests the truth, not of the solemn warning alone just given, but of all here revealed to the end of time. (Lectures on Revelation 1: Part 1 by W. Kelly)
 The name of Almighty is that by which God reveals Himself to Abraham; Ex. 6:3. At the end of the verse He reveals Himself as the one who will fulfill to the Jews the promises made to Abraham. The Almighty who had made these promises is the Eternal (that is to say Jehovah, the God of Israel.) (Notes on Revelation 1 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

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I am the Alpha and the Omegak, saith the Lord Godl, he who is, and who was, and who is to comee, the Almightym.

JND Translation Notes

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Alpha and Omega are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet.
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"Jehovah Elohim," as Luke 1.32; see chs. 4.8; 15.3; 18.8; 21.22; 22.5,6.
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It is not "about to come," for the act of the Lord's coming is not immediately before the mind. I will not say there is no allusion to the future awaited exercise of divine power; for in Daniel, not only is the Son of man brought before the Ancient of days, but the Ancient of days comes. In the words "who is, and was, and is to come," there is surely reference to the abiding nature of his being. "Who is to come" seems to me thus to render more truly the sense than any other form of words. The Greek has the future sense. See Mark 10.30, Luke 18.30; and Mark 11.10 partly runs into this sense. "The coming one" became a name of the expected Messiah, as in Matt. 11.3, and in Heb. 10.37. But note, "essential being" is put first, "who is"; and then "time past, and to come." "Who is" asserts the essential nature of his being.
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"The Almighty" always has the article in Greek in the Revelation.

W. Kelly Translation

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aI am the Alpha and the Omega, saith the Lord God, that is and that was and that is to come, the Almighty.

WK Translation Notes

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Alpha: ἄλφα ABC. and very many more. Compl., for A (Rec.) (Rev. of John, 1860, p.3)
Omega ^: ἀρχὴ καὶ τέλος [beginning and ending] omitted by ABC. and above forty cursives, Compl., besides ancient Vv., etc. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.3)
Omega ^: Rec. has ἀρχὴ καὶ τέλος, (and so the authorized version); but the best MSS. and edd. omit the words. (Prospect 1:153)
Omega ^: [The RV has] also omitted the clause "the beginning and the ending," brought in from the end of the book, though the Sinaitic, etc. support it here. (Bible Treasury 14:142-143)
the Lord ^ God: For ὀ κύριος (87. Rec.) ABC., more than forty-five cursives and nearly all versions support κ. ὀ θεός. So the Compl. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.3)
^ God: [The American correctors of the RV] merely propose the omission of two marg. notes, in 8 of marg. ["the Lord, the God"], and in 13 of marg. ["the Son of man"]. There are insertions of less account than the former; and few of greater moment than the latter. (Bible Treasury 15:176)