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REV. III. 21, 22.-IV. 1-3.

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a To him that overcometh will b I grant And I saw a great white throne, to sit with me in my throne, even as I also and him that sat on it, from whose overcame, Cand am set down with my face the earth and the heaven fled Father in his throne.

away; and there was found no place * See on Matt. X. ver. 92. clause 3.

for them, cbap. xx. 11. In the year b See on Matt. xix. ver. 28. clause 3. Lord sitting upon a throne, high and

that king Uzziah died I saw also the «See on Matt. xxii. ver. 44. clause 1, lifted up, and his train filled the temand Mark xvi. ver. 19. clause 3.

ple, Isa. vi 1. And above the firmaVER. 22.

ment that was over their heads was the 'o iz soy ous, åxovcátw ti tò riveõpect of a sapphire-stone: and upon the like

likeness of a throne, as the appearance λέγει ταϊς εκκλησίαις. .

ness of the throne was the likeness as a He that hath an ear, let him hear the appearance of a man above upon what the Spirit saith unto the churches. it, Ezek.i. 26. Then I looked, and, bea See on Matt. xi. ver. 15.

hold, in the firmament that was above

the head of the cherubims there apCHAP. IV. -VER. 1. peared over them as it were a sapMerà taūta sido, xai ideù Oupa hvery phire-stone, as the appearance of the μένη εν τω ουρανώ, και η φωνή και πρώτη | likeness of a throne, 1. . ήν ήκουσα ως σάλπιγγος λαλούσης μετ' c And cried with a loud voice, sayfucũ, négousa: 'Arába bedde, sal deige ou à ing. Salvation to our God which sitδεί γενέσθαι μετά ταύτα. .

teth upon the throne, and unto the

Lamb, chap. ix. 10. And the four a After this I looked, and behold, a door was opened in heaven ; band the beasts, fell down and worshipped God

and twenty elders, and the four first voice which I heard was as it were

that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; of a trumpet talking with me; which Alleluia, xix. 4. And there shall be no said, « Come up hither, and I will shew

more curse : but the throne of God thee things which must be hereafter.

and of the Lamb shall be in it; and a Now it came to pass in the thir. his servants shall serve him, xxii. 3. I tieth year, in the fourth month, in the beheld till the thrones were cast down, fifth day of the month, as I was among and the Ancient of days did sit, whose the captives by the river of Chebar, garment was white as snow, and the that the heavens were opened, and I hair of his head like the pure wool; saw visions of God, Ezek. i. 1. his throne was like the fiery flame, and b I was in the Spirit on the Lord's bis wheels as burning fire, Dan. vii

. 9. day, and heard behind me a great so then after the Lord had spoken voice, as of a trumpet, chap. i. 10. unto them, he was received up into

c And they heard a great voice from heaven, and sat on the right hand of heaven saying unto them, Come up God, Mark xvi. 19. Now of the things hither. And they ascended up to which we have spoken this is the sam: heaven in a cloud; and their enemies We have such an High Priest, who is beheld them, chap. xi. 12.

set on the right hand of the throne of a The Revelation of Jesus Christ, the Majesty in the heavens, Heb. viii.1. which God gave unto him, to shew

VER, S. unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and Και ο καθήμενος ήν όμοιος οράσει λίθω signified it by his angel unto his ser- Ιάσσιδι, και σαρδίνω και τρις κυκλόθεν σου vant John, chap. i. 1.

θρόνου όμοιος δράσει σμαραγδίνω. .

2 And he that sat was to look upon like VER. 2.

a jasper and a sardine-stone: and there Και ευθέως εγενόμην εν Πνεύματι» και | was a rainbow round about the throme, idoù, Ogóroç čxecto šv tā oupava, sal lad in sight like unto an emerald. του θρόνου καθήμενος.

a Having the glory of God: and her a And immediately I was in the Spi- light was like unto a stone most prerit: and, behold, bã throne was set in cious, even a jasper-stone, clear as heaven, C and one sut on the throne. crystal, chap. xxi, 11. And they saw - See on chap, i. ver. 10.

the God of Israel: and there un

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der his feet as it were a paved work throne, and worship him that liveth of a sapphire-stone, and as it were the for ever and ever, and cast their body of heaven in his clearness, Exod. crowns before the throne, ver. 10. xxiv. 10. And I saw as the colour of And when he had taken the book, the amber, as the appearance of fire four beasts and four and twenty round about within it; from the ap- elders fell down before the Lamb, pearance of his loins even upward, having every one of them harps, and and from the appearance of his loins golden vials full of odours, which are even downward, I saw as it were the the prayers of saints, v. 8. And the appearance of fire, and it had bright four beasts said, Amen. And the ness round about, Ezek. i. 27.

four and twenty elders fell down and b And I saw another mighty angel worshipped him that liveth for ever come down from heaven, clothed with and ever, 14. And all the angels a cloud ; and a rainbow was upon his stood round about the throne, and head, and his face was as it were the about the elders and the four beasts, sun, and his feet as pillars of fire, and fell before the throne on their chap. x. 1. And God said, This is the faces, and worshipped God, vii. 11. token of the covenant which I make And the four and twenty elders, between me and you, and every living which sat before God on their seats, creature that is with you, for perpetual fell upon their faces, and worshipped generations. I do set my bow in the God, xi. 16. And the four and twenty cloud, and it shall be for a token of a elders and the four beasts fell down covenant between me and the earth. and worshipped God that sat on the And it shall come to pass, when I throne, saying, Amen ; Alleluia. bring a cloud over the earth, that the xix. 4. bow shall be seen in the cloud. And

b See on chap. iii. ver. 4. clause 1. I will remember my covenant which c See on 1 Cor. ix, ver. 25. is between me and you, and every living creature of all Aesh; and the

VER. 5. waters shall no more become a flood Και εκ του θρόνου εκπορεύονται αστραto destroy all flesh.

And the bow | παι και φρονται και φωναί· και επτά λαμ. shall be in the cloud, and I will look πάδες πυρός καιόμεναι ενώπιον του θρόνου, upon it, that I may remember the ai cloi tà ittà AveúpaTA TOŰ BEDŪ. everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh

a And out of the throne proceeded that is upon the earth, Gen. ix. 12– lightnings and thunderings and voices : 16. As the appearance of the bow and there were seven lamps of fire that is in the cloud in the day of rain, burning before the throne, which are so was the appearance of the bright the seven Spirits of God, ness round about. This was the ap a And the angel took the censer, pearance of the likeness of the glory and filled it with fire of the altar, and of the LORD. And when I saw it, I cast it into the earth : and there were fell upon my face, and I heard a voice voices, and thunderings, and lightof one that spake, Ezek. i. 28. nings, and an earthquake, chap. vii. VER. 4.

5. And the temple of God was openΚαι κυκλόθεν του θρόνου θρόνοι είκοσι και led in heaven, and there was seen in τέσσαρες και επί τους θρόνους είδος τους εί- his temple the ark of his testament: κοσι τέσσαρας πρεσβυτέρους καθημένους,

and there were lightnings, and voices, περιβεβλημένους εν ιματίοις λευκούς και and thunderings, and an earthquake, boxov ini tås xoanàs aütāv crepávous and great hail, xi. 19. And the seχρυσούς.

venth angel poured out his vial into

the air ; and there came a great voice a And round about the throne were

out of the temple of heaven, from the four and twenty seats, and upon the throne, saying, It is done. And there seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, b clothed in white raiment; Cand nings; and there was a great earth

were voices, and thunders, and lightthey had on their heads crowns of gold. quake, such as was not since men

a The four and twenty elders fall were upon the earth, so mighty an down before him that sat on the earthquake, and so great, xvi. 17, 18.

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REV. IV, 5-8.

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And it came to pass on the third day, in the morning, that there were thun

VER. 7. ders and lightnings, and a thick cloud Και το ζώον το πρώτον όμοιον λέοντι, , upon the mount, and the Voice of the και το δεύτερον ζώον όμοιον μόσχου, και το trumpet exceeding loud; so that all apátor Sãov exov tò apórwnov siç ay pantas, the people that was in the camp trem- και το τέταρτον ζώον όμοιον αετώ πετωbled, Exod. xix. 16. And all the perce. people saw the thunderings, and the a And the first beast was like a lion, lightnings, and the noise of the trum- and the second beast like a calf, and the pet, and the mountain smoking: and third beast had a face as a man, and the when the people saw it, they removed, fourth beast was like a flying eagle. and stood afar off, xx. 18. At the brightness that was before him his thick the likeness of four living creatures.

à Also out of the midst thereof came clouds passed : hail-stones and coals of fire. The Lord

also thundered in And this was their appearance ; they the heavens, and the Highest gave his bad the likeness of a man. And every voice; hail-stones and coals of fire.

one had four faces, and every one had Yea, he sent out his arrows, and

four wings.

And their feet were scattered them ; and he shot out straight feet; and the sole of their lightnings and discomfited them, Psal. feet was like the sole of a calf's foot ; xviii. 12-14.

and they sparkled like the colour of b And he made his seven lamps, and hands of a man under their wings on

burnished brass. And they had the his snuffers, and his snuff-dishes, of their four sides;

and they four bad pure gold, Exod. xxxvii. 23. See on chap. i. ver. 4. clause 4.

their faces and their wings. Their

wings were joined one to another; they VER. 6.

turned not when they went; they Και ενώπιον του θρόνου θάλασσα υαλίνη, went every one straight forward. ομοία κρυστάλλων και εν μέσω του θρόνου | As for the likeness of their faces, , και κύκλο του θρόνου τέσσαρα ζώα γέμοντα| they four had the face of a man, οφθαλμών έμπροσθεν και όπισθεν. .

and the face of a lion on the right

side; and they four had the face of an a And before the throne there was a

ox on the left side : they four also had sea of glass like unto crystal: and in the the face of an eagle, Ezek. i. 5—10. midst of the throne, and round about the And every one had four faces: the throne, were four beasts full of eyes first face was the face of a cherub, and before and behind,

the second face was the face of a man, a And I saw as it were a sea of glass and the third the face of a lion,

and mingled with fire; and them that had the fourth the face of an eagle, x. 14. gotten the victory over the beast, and

VER. 8. over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on

Και τέσσαρα ζώα, έν καθ' εαυτό, είχαν the sea of glass, having the harps of ára stépezas i xuxabbev, vai iceber God, chap. ΧV. 2. And he made the γέμοντα οφθαλμών και ανάπαυσιν ουκ laver of brass, and the foot of it or έχουσιν ημέρας και νυκτός, λέγοντα: “Αbrass, of the looking.glasses of the roos, ayos, ärtoş Kúplog o Deos ó Tartorpéwomen assembling, which assembled Top, Wy nai ė ay nai o épzópavos. at the door of the tabernacle of the And the four beasts had each of them congregation, Exod. xxxviii. 8. a six wings about him; band they were b See ver. 4. clause 1.

full of eyes within : Cand they *rest not • See ver. 8. As for their rings, they day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, were so high that they were dreadful; Lord God Almighty, d which was, and and their rings were full of eyes round is, and is to come. about them four, Ezek. i. 18. And

* Gr. have no rest. their whole body, and their backs, and their hands, and their wings, and a Above it stood the seraphims: the wheels, were full of eyes round each one had six wings; with twain about, eren the wheels that they four | he covered his face, and with twain had, x. 12.

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REV. IV. 8–11.-v. 1, 2.

A. D. 96. did fly. And one cried unto another, book open : and he set his right foot and said, Holy, holy, holy is the LORD upon the sea, and his left foot on of hosts : the whole earth is full of his the earth, chap. x. 2. And the voice glory, Isa. vi. 2, 3.

which I heard from heaven spake unto o See on ver. 6. clause 3.

me again, and said, Go and take the * See on ver. 4. clause 1.

little book which is open in the hand d See on chap. i. ver. 8.

of the angel which standeth upon the

sea and upon the earth. And I went VER. 9.

unto the angel, and said unto him, Και όταν δώσουσι τα ζώα δόξαν και τι- | Give me the little book. And he said uene nai süxagorriar to xabnuévo éti ton unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and Spórov, To Sãrti eis TOùs clõvas täv aió- it shall make thy belly bitter, but it

shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey. A And when those beasts give glory and And I took the little book out of the honour and thanks to bhim that sat on

angel's hand, and ate it up; and it the throne, C who liveth for ever and ever,

was in my mouth sweet as honey : and

as soon as I had eaten it, my belly was a See on ver. 4. clause 1.

bitter. And he said unto me, Thou See on ver. 2. clause 3.

must prophesy again before many peoSee on John v. ver. 26.

ples, and nations, and tongues, and

kings, 8—11. And when I looked, VER. 10.

behold, an hand was sent unto me; Tteo OūvTai oi binogi xal Tiorapes teETC- and, lo, a roll of a book was therein: τεροι ενώπιον του καθημένου από του θρόνου, And he spread it before me: and it και προσκυνούσι τω ζώντι εις τους αιώνας | pas written within and without: and των αιώνων, και άλλουσι τους στεφάνους there was written therein lamentations, αυτών ενώπιον του θρόνου, λέγοντες, and mourning, and woe, Ezek. ii.

The four and twenty elders fall down 9, 10. before him that sat on the throne, and © Bind up the testimony, seal the worship him that liveth for ever and ever, law among my disciples, Isa. viii. 16. and cast their crowns before the throne, And the vision of all is become unto saying,

you as the words of a book that is VER. 11.

sealed, which men deliver to one that "Agros 81, Kúpis, daßsiv two dólar xai is leamed, saying, Read this, I pray Thy Tipewe nail thy dúvapır öre où ixtisas thee : and he saith, I cannot; for it is τα πάντα, και διά το θέλημά σου εισι,

sealed, xxix. 11. και εκτίσθησαν. .

VER. 2. a Thou art worthy, O Lord, to re

Και είδον άγγελον ισχυρών κηρύσσοντα ceive glory and honour and power: fr φωνή μεγάλη Τίς έστιν άξιος ανοίξει το thou hast created all things, and for thy βιβλίον, και λύσαι τάς σφραγίδας αυτού; pleasure they are and were created. And I saw a strong angel proclaiming

a I will call on the Lord, who is with a loud voice, a Who is worthy to worthy to be praised : so shall I be open the bouk, and to loose the seals theresaved from mine enemies, 2 Sam. xxii. 4. and Psal. xviii. 3.

a And the book is delivered to him

that is not learned, saying, Read this CHAP. V.VER. 1.

I pray thee: and he saith, I am not Και είδον επί την δεξιάν του καθημένου | learned, Isa. xxix. 12. Let them bring επί του θρόνου βιβλίον γεγραμμένον έσωθεν, them forth, and shew us what shall και όπισθεν, κατεσφραγισμένον σφραγίσιν happen: let therm shew the former επτά. .

things what they be, that we may conAnd I saw in the right hand of a him of them;

or declare us things for to

sider them, and know the latter end that sat on the throne ba book written within and on the backside, e sealed with

come. Shew the things that are to seven seals.

come hereafter, that we may know

that ye are gods: yea, do good, or do See on chap. iv. ver. 2. clause 3. evil, that we may be dismayed, and 5 And he had in his hand a little behold it together, xli. 22, 23.

of?

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REV. V. 3-6.

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α' είσι τα επτά του Θεού πνεύματα τα VER. 3.

απεσταλμένα εις πάσαν την γην. . Και ουδείς ήδύνατο εν τω ουρανώ, ουδε ini rñg gñs, oudè imonata this gñs, avons of the throne and of the four beasts, and

And I beheld, and, lo, a in the midst ξαι το βιβλίον, ουδε βλέπειν αυτό.

in the inidst of the elders, stood ba Lamb And no man in heaven, nor in earth,

as it had been slain, Chaving seven horns neither under the earth, was able to open and a seven eyes, e which are the seven the book, neither to look thereon.

Spirits of God sent forth into all the VER. 4.

earth. Και εγώ έκλαιον πολλά, ότι ουδείς άξιος a And round about the throne were supéfn ávožđau xal åvayāvas tò Gibrío, four and twenty seats : and upon the ούτε βλέπειν αυτό.

seats I saw four and twenty elders And I wept much, because no man sitting, clothed in white raiment; and was found worthy to open and to read the they had on their heads crowns of book, neither to look thereon.

gold. And out of the throne proceed. VER. 5.

ed lightnings and thunderings and

voices : and there were seven lamps of Kai ets in tão mper Butépay alyes feor fire burning before the throne, which Mixdais. ldoù, évínnter i New ó éx rñs are the seven Spirits of God. And puañe louda, s pisa Aaßid, ároi&as to Bon before the throne there was a sea of Caíoy, nai dūcas tas intà opayidas avroũ. glass, like unto crystal: and in the

And one of the elders saith unto me, midst of the throne, and round about Weep not: behold a the Lion of the tribe the throne, were four beasts, full of of Juda, bthe Root of David, hath pre- eyes before and behind, chap. iv. vailed to open the book, and to loose the 46. seven seals thereof.

b See on John i. ver. 29. clause 1. a Judah is a lion's whelp; from the

cI saw in the night visions, and, prey, my son, thou art gone up: he behold, one like the son of man came stooped down, he couched as a lion, with the clouds of heaven, and came and as an old lion ; who shall rouse

to the Ancient of days, and they him up? Gen. xlix. '9. He couched, brought him near before him. And he lay down as a lion, and as a great glory, and a kingdom, that all people,

there was given him dominion, and lion : who shall stir him up? Blesse is he that blesseth thee, and cursed is nations, and languages, should serve he that curseth thee, Numb. xxiv. 9. bim: his dominion is an everlasting For it is evident that our Lord sprang and his kingdom that which shall not

dominion, which shall not pass away, out of Juda; of which tribe Moses be destroyed, Dan. vii

. 13, 14. God spake nothing concerning priesthood, Heb. vii. 14.

came from Teman, and the Holy One b1 Jesus have sent mine angel to

from mount Paran. Selah. His glory testify unto you these things in the covered the heavens, and the earth churches. I am the root and the off.

was full of his praise. And his brightspring of David, and the bright and

ness was as the light; he had homs morning star, chap. xxii. 16. And coming out of his hand and there was there shall come forth a rod out of the the hiding of his power, Hab. iï. 3, 4. stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow alted him, and given him a name

Wherefore God also hath highly exout of his roots, Isa. xi. 1. And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which is above every name; That at which shall stand for an ensign of the bow, of things in heaven, and things in

the name of Jesus every knee should people; to it shall the Gentiles seek : and his rest shall be glorious, 10. and earth, and things under the earth;

And that Rom. xv. 12.

every tongue should confess

that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory VER. 6.

of God the Father, Phil. ii. 9-11. Και είδον, και ιδού εν μέσω του θρόνου d For, behold, the stone that I have mai rāv tisoápov Sáwv, xai Év MÉCN Târ laid before Joshua ; upon one stone TEPEO Curipwy épvíov somnade hoc lo payuévor shall be seven eyes : behold, I will enέχoν κέρατα επτά, και οφθαλμούς επτά | grave the graving thereof, saith the

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