22:1 And he showed me a river of water of life, bright as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb,
22:1 And he showed me a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb,

22:2 in the midst of the street thereof. And on this side of the river and on that was the tree of life, bearing twelve (manner of) fruits, yielding its fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.
22:2 in the middle of its street. And on either side of the river was the tree of life, bearing twelve [kinds of] fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

22:3 And there shall be no curse any more: and the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be therein: and his servants shall serve him;
22:3 And there shall no longer be any curse; and the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it, and His bond-servants shall serve Him;

22:4 and they shall see his face; and his name (shall be) on their foreheads.
22:4 and they shall see His face, and His name [shall be] on their foreheads.

22:5 And there shall be night no more; and they need no light of lamp, neither light of sun; for the Lord God shall give them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.
22:5 And there shall no longer be [any] night; and they shall not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God shall illumine them; and they shall reign forever and ever.

22:6 And he said unto me, These words are faithful and true: and the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, sent his angels to show unto his servants the things which must shortly come to pass.
22:6 And he said to me, "These words are faithful and true"; and the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, sent His angel to show to His bond-servants the things which must shortly take place.

22:7 And behold, I come quickly. Blessed is he that keepeth the words of the prophecy of this book.
22:7 "And behold, I am coming quickly. Blessed is he who heeds the words of the prophecy of this book."

22:8 And I John am he that heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel that showed me these things.
22:8 And I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed me these things.

22:9 And he saith unto me, See thou do it not: I am a fellow-servant with thee and with thy brethren the prophets, and with them that keep the words of this book: worship God.
22:9 And he *said to me, "Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and of your brethren the prophets and of those who heed the words of this book; worship God."

22:10 And he saith unto me, Seal not up the words of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand.
22:10 And he *said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near.

22:11 He that is unrighteous, let him do unrighteousness still: and he that is filthy, let him be made filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him do righteousness still: and he that is holy, let him be made holy still.
22:11 "Let the one who does wrong, still do wrong; and let the one who is filthy, still be filthy; and let the one who is righteous, still practice righteousness; and let the one who is holy, still keep himself holy."

22:12 Behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to render to each man according as his work is.
22:12 "Behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward [is] with Me, to render to every man according to what he has done.

22:13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.
22:13 "I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end."

22:14 Blessed are they that wash their robes, that they may have the right (to come) to the tree of life, and my enter in by the gates into the city.
22:14 Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter by the gates into the city.

22:15 Without are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one that loveth and maketh a lie.
22:15 Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.

22:16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things for the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright, the morning star.
22:16 "I, Jesus, have sent My angel to testify to you these things for the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright morning star."

22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And he that heareth, let him say, Come. And he that is athirst, let him come: he that will, let him take the water of life freely.
22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, "Come." And let the one who hears say, "Come." And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost.

22:18 I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, if any man shall add unto them, God shall add unto him the plagues which are written in this book:
22:18 I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God shall add to him the plagues which are written in this book;

22:19 and if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.
22:19 and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the tree of life and from the holy city, which are written in this book.

22:20 He who testifieth these things saith, Yea: I come quickly. Amen: come, Lord Jesus.
22:20 He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming quickly." Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.

22:21 The grace of the Lord Jesus be with the saints. Amen.
22:21 The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all. Amen.The New American Standard Version Copyright (c) 1994 The Lockman Foundation