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Revelation 19:13

    Revelation 19:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he was clothed with a clothing dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he is arrayed in a garment sprinkled with blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he is clothed in a robe washed with blood: and his name is The Word of God.

    Webster's Revision

    And he is arrayed in a garment sprinkled with blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

    World English Bible

    He is clothed in a garment sprinkled with blood. His name is called "The Word of God."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he is arrayed in a garment sprinkled with blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

    Definitions for Revelation 19:13

    Vesture - Garment; cloak; clothing.

    Clarke's Commentary on Revelation 19:13

    He was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood - To show that he was just come from recent slaughter. The description is taken from Isaiah 63:2, Isaiah 63:3, where Judas Maccabeus, or some other conqueror, is described.

    The Word of God - Written in the Targum, and in other Jewish writings, מימרא דיי meimera daiya, "the word of Jehovah;" by which they always mean a person, and not a word spoken. See the notes on John 1:1, etc.

    Barnes' Notes on Revelation 19:13

    And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood - Red, as if dipped in blood - emblem of slaughter. The original of this image is probably Isaiah 63:2-3. See the notes on that passage.

    And his name is called The Word of God - The name which in Revelation 19:12, it is said that no one knew but he himself. This name is Ὁ λόγος τοῦ Θεοῦ Ho logos tou Theou, or "the Logos of God." That is, this is his unique name; a name which belongs only to him, and which distinguishes him from all other beings. The name "Logos," as applicable to the Son of God, and expressive of his nature, is found in the New Testament only in the writings of John, and is used by him to denote the higher or divine nature of the Saviour. In regard to its meaning, and the reason why it is applied to him, see the notes on John 1:1. The reader also may consult, with great advantage, an article by Prof. Stuart in the Bibliotheca Sacra, vol. vii. pp. 16-31. The following may be some of the reasons why it is said Revelation 19:12 that no one understands this but he himself:

    (1) No one but he can understand its full import, as it implies so high a knowledge of the nature of the Deity;

    (2) no one but he can understand the relation which it supposes in regard to God, or the relation of the Son to the Father;

    (3) no one but he can understand what is implied in it, regarded as the method in which God reveals himself to his creatures on earth;

    (4) no one but he can understand what is implied in it in respect to the manner in which God makes himself known to other worlds.

    It may be added, as a further illustration of this, that none of the attempts made to explain it have left the matter so that there are no questions unsolved which one would be glad to ask.

    Wesley's Notes on Revelation 19:13

    19:13 And he is clothed in a vesture dipped in blood - The blood of the enemies he hath already conquered. Isaiah 63:1, and c