Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Revelation 1:3 in English Standard Version "Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near." Lu 11:28 But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!” Joh 8:51 Truly, truly, I say to you, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death.” Ro 13:11 Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. 1Jo 2:3 And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. 1Jo 2:18 Children, it is the last hour, and as you have heard that antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have come. Therefore we know that it is the last hour. Re 22:7 “And behold, I am coming soon. Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.” Re 22:10 And he said to me, “Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near.