Revelation 1:18

 

“I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.”

King James Version (KJV)

 

 

Other Translations of Revelation 1:18

“I am hee that liueth, and was dead: and behold, I am aliue for euermore, Amen, and haue the keyes of hell and of death.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Revelation chapter 1
 

“and the living One; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.”
New American Standard Version (1995)
 

“and the Living one; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive for evermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.”
American Standard Version (1901)
 

“And I was dead, and see, I am living for ever, and I have the keys of death and of Hell.”
Basic English Bible
 

“and the living one: and I became dead, and behold, I am living to the ages of ages, and have the keys of death and of hades.”
Darby Bible
 

“And alive, and was dead, and behold I am living for ever and ever, and have the keys of death and of hell. ”
Douay Rheims Bible
 

“I am he that liveth, and was dead; and behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death. ”
Webster's Bible
 

“I died; but I am now alive until the Ages of the Ages, and I have the keys of the gates of Death and of Hades!”
Weymouth Bible
 

“and the Living one. I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. I have the keys of Death and of Hades.”
World English Bible
 

“and lo! Y am lyuynge in to worldis of worldis, and Y haue the keyes of deth and of helle.”
Wycliffe Bible
 

“and he who is living, and I did become dead, and, lo, I am living to the ages of the ages. Amen! and I have the keys of the hades and of the death.”
Youngs Literal Bible
 


 

Sisukas's comment on 2020-03-17 13:19:31:

Dearest Margaret. As a newly born again practicing Christian, and from what studies I've thusly made in the KJV Bible, also personal lessons from my Bible Teacher... Christ Yeshua went to hades for 3 days after his holy sacrifice on the cross. In hades for 3 days he paraded lucifer up and down and all around hade's and showed to ALL who lived there just how little power lucy has. After that is when he took the keys away from the wicked one, and returned them to our Father. Blessing to you and yours.

 

curtis jerome davis's comment on 2015-06-12 16:22:05:

It 's makes me rejoice,in the knowledge of who JESUS IS "MY LORD MY GOD,MY SAVIOR,EL SHADDAI,THE ALMIGHTY GOD,ALL POWER IS HIS ,ONE GOD JESUS IS HIS NAME.AMEN!!!!!!.

 

MockingBird's comment on 2015-02-20 07:52:51:

Margaret : Jesus got the keys of hell and death from Satan Jesus went to hell for us and Satan had no other choice but to give back those keys of hell and death because He , Jesus stripped the devil of all his authority . The cross that Jesus bore was when He stripped the devil of all that Adam gave to him . Jesus went forth to conquer. I believe Colossians talks of this.

 

Prince Alechenu's comment on 2014-03-21 01:07:39:

He the ancient of days the GOD of creation was the one that manifested Himself in the flesh to save man after which He conquered because HE IS THE I AM THAT I AM

 

Daniel Ochola's comment on 2013-11-20 10:48:53:

God has power over everything!

 

margaret's comment on 2010-05-31 20:21:04:

i think this is the best straight forward answer i've ever gotten. when i read how Jesus gave keys to Peter in your explaination, i then asked myself why the huge question remains how Christ has keys to hell and death... never has neone asked how he obtained keys to the kingdom of heaven, yet it is difficult to understand he has the keys to hell and death. Thank you, but my God is the Alpha and Omega and has the authority over all things, including Satan and his dwelling.. GOD Bless u all

 


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