Monday, December 6, 2010 7:14 AM

Seven Beatitudes in Revelation

Monday, December 6, 2010 7:14 AM
Monday, December 6, 2010 7:14 AM

There are seven beatitudes in Revelation, given here in abbreviated form:

•     “Blessed is the one who reads” (Rev1:3)

•     “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord” (Rev14:13)

•     “Blessed is the one who watches” (Rev16:15)

•     “Blessed are the ones who are called” (Rev19:9)

•     “Blessed and holy is the one who has part” (Rev20:6)

•     “Blessed is the one who keeps the words” (Rev22:7)

•     “Blessed are they who wash their robes” (Rev22:14)[1]



[1] Kistemaker, S. J., & Hendriksen, W. (1953-2001). Vol. 20: New Testament commentary : Exposition of the Book of Revelation. New Testament Commentary (5). Grand Rapids: Baker Book House.

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