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Revelation 19:5

    Revelation 19:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all you his servants, and you that fear him, both small and great.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And a voice came forth from the throne, saying, Give praise to our God, all ye his servants, ye that fear him, the small and the great.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And a voice came from the high seat, saying, Give praise to our God, all you his servants, small and great, in whom is the fear of him.

    Webster's Revision

    And a voice came forth from the throne, saying, Give praise to our God, all ye his servants, ye that fear him, the small and the great.

    World English Bible

    A voice came forth from the throne, saying, "Give praise to our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, the small and the great!"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And a voice came forth from the throne, saying, Give praise to our God, all ye his servants, ye that fear him, the small and the great.

    Clarke's Commentary on Revelation 19:5

    Praise our God, etc. - Let all, whether redeemed from among Jews or Gentiles, give glory to God.

    Barnes' Notes on Revelation 19:5

    And a voice came out of the throne - A voice seemed to come from the very midst of the throne. It is not said by whom this voice was uttered. It cannot be supposed, however, that it was uttered by God himself, for the command which it gave was this: "Praise our God," etc. For the same reason it seems hardly probable that it was the voice of the Messiah, unless it be supposed that he here identifies himself with the redeemed church, and speaks of God as his God and hers. It would seem rather that it was a responsive voice that came from those nearest the throne, calling on all to unite in praising God in view of what was done. The meaning then will be, that all heaven was interested in the triumph of the church, and that one portion of the dwellers there called on the others to unite in offering thanksgiving.

    Praise our God - The God that we worship.

    All ye his servants - All in heaven and earth; all have occasion for thankfulness.

    And ye that fear him - That reverence and obey him. The fear of the Lord is a common expression in the Scriptures to denote true piety.

    Both small and great - All of every class and condition - poor and rich - young and old; those of humble and those of exalted rank. Compare Psalm 148:7-13.

    Wesley's Notes on Revelation 19:5

    19:5 And a voice came forth from the throne - Probably from the four living creatures, saying, Praise our God - The occasion and matter of this song of praise follow immediately after, verse s 6, Rev 19:6 and c.; God was praised before, for his judgment of the great whore, verse s 1 -
    4. Rev 19:1 - 4 Now for that which follows it: for that the Lord God, the Almighty, takes the kingdom to himself, and avenges himself on the rest of his enemies. Were all these inhabitants of heaven mistaken? If not, there is real, yea, and terrible anger in God.