alpha (Al´fuh)

The first letter of the Greek alphabet. In Revelation, God (Rev 1:8; Rev 21:6) and Jesus (Rev 22:13) are called “the Alpha and the Omega,” meaning the first and the last (omega is the last letter in the Greek alphabet; cf. (Isa 44:6) for God as “first” and “last”).

Rev 1:8

8“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.

Rev 21:6

6Then he said to me, “It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give water as a gift from the spring of the wat ... View more

Rev 22:13

13I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”

Isa 44:6

6Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel,
and his Redeemer, the Lord of hosts:
I am the first and I am the last;
besides me there is no god.

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