and give him glory,
because the wedding celebration of the Lamb has come,
and his bride has made herself ready.
19:9 Then 4 the angel 5 said to me, “Write the following: Blessed are those who are invited to the banquet at the wedding celebration of the Lamb!” He also said to me, “These are the true words of God.”
1 tn This verb and the next two verbs are hortatory subjunctives (giving exhortations).
3 sn This phrase is treated as a parenthetical explanation by the author.
4 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence within the narrative.
5 tn Grk “he”; the referent (the angel) has been specified in the translation for clarity.