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Revelation 1

1The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.

Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.

John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne;

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. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet,

11 Saying, 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.

12 And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks;

13 And in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle.

14 His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;

15 And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.

16 And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.

17 And 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:

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.

19 Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter;

20 The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.

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Zjavenie Apoštola Jána 1

Prológ

1 V tejto knihe odhaľuje Ježiš Kristus Božie tajomstvá a plány, aby jeho služobníci vedeli, čo sa má onedlho diať. Prostredníctvom anjela to všetko zjavil svojmu služobníkovi Jánovi.

A Ján dosvedčuje, že to všetko videl a zachytil ako Božie slovo, ktoré mu zjavil Ježiš Kristus.

Šťastný je ten, čo číta prorocké slová tejto knihy, aj ten, kto ich počúva a podľa nich aj koná, lebo toto všetko sa naozaj čoskoro stane.

Pozdravy siedmim zborom

Toto píše Ján siedmim zborom v Malej Ázii. Želám vám milosť a pokoj od toho, ktorý je, ktorý bol a ktorý príde. A takisto vám želám milosť a pokoj od Svätého Ducha, ktorý zastupuje pred Božím trónom každý váš zbor,

aj od Ježiša Krista, verného svedka, ktorý prvý vstal z mŕtvych a vládne nad všetkými pozemskými panovníkmi. Jemu, ktorý nás miluje a svojou smrťou na kríži nás oslobodil od hriechov,

dal nám podiel na svojom kráľovstve a urobil nás kňazov, ktorí slúžia Bohu, jeho Otcovi, patrí sláva i vláda na večné veky. Amen.

Pozrite, prichádza v oblakoch! Každý ho uvidí, aj tí, čo ho pribili na kríž, a budú pre neho nariekať všetci ľudia na zemi. Áno, tak to bude!

Ja som Alfa i Omega, počiatok i koniec," hovorí Boh, Pán, ktorý som, bol som od počiatku a bude mi patriť aj záver dejín, lebo mám všetku moc."

Jánovo videnie

Ja, váš brat Ján, spolu s vami znášam útrapy i prenasledovanie. Podobne ako vy trpezlivo čakám, že Ježiš Kristus znova príde, a potom budem mať spolu s vami podiel na jeho kraľovaní. Pretože som zvestoval Božie Slovo a verejne svedčil o Pánu Ježišovi, vypovedali ma na ostrov Patmos.

10 Raz v Pánov deň ma uchvátil Boží Duch a zrazu som počul, ako mi za chrbtom zaznel hlas, mocný ako zatrúbenie poľnice:

11 Všetko, čo vidíš, zapíš do knihy a pošli to siedmim zborom v Malej Ázii: do Efezu, Smyrny, Pergama, Tyatiry, Sárd, Filadelfie a do Laodicey!"

12 Obrátil som sa, aby som videl, kto sa to so mnou zhovára. A tu som zazrel sedem zlatých svietnikov.

13 Uprostred nich stál ktosi pripomínajúci Syna človeka. Bol zahalený do dlhého plášťa a cez prsia prepásaný zlatou šerpou.

14 Vlasy mal biele ako vlna a bieloskvúce ako sneh. Oči mu žiarili ako plameň ohňa

15 a nohy sa mu jagali ako roztavené zlato. Hlas mu burácal ako morský príboj.

16 V pravej ruke držal sedem hviezd a z úst mu vychádzal ostrý dvojsečný meč. A celá tvár mu žiarila ako slnko, keď svieti v plnej sile.

17 Keď som ho uvidel, padol som k jeho nohám ako mŕtvy. Ale on mi položil na hlavu pravú ruku a povedal: Neboj sa! Ja som Prvý i Posledný a

18 Živý. Bol som mŕtvy, ale teraz som živý na veky vekov a mám kľúče od smrti i od pekla.

19 Napíš teda, čo si videl -- to, čo je, i čo sa má stať potom.

20 Tajomstvo siedmich hviezd, ktoré si videl v mojej pravici, a siedmich zlatých svietnikov je toto: sedem hviezd sú predstavení siedmich zborov a sedem svietnikov je tých sedem zborov.