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LORD of hosts, and I will remove the iniquity of that land in one day, Zech.

VER, 9. iii. 9. For who hath despised the day Και άδουσιν άδην καινήν, λέγοντες: "Α. of small things? for they shall rejoice, &tos 27 aaßeny vò Bubaico, xa dvīgaTas and shall see the plummet in the hand σφραγίδας αυτού ότι εσφάγης, και αγόραof Zerubbabel with those seven; they σας τώ Θεώ ημάς εν τώ αίματί σου, εκ are the eyes of the LORD, which run πάσης φυλής και γλώσσης και λαού και to and fro through the whole earth, 2 Trous* iv. 10.

a And they sung a new song, saying, e See on chap. i. ver. 4. clause 4.

Thou art worthy to take the book, and VER. 7.

to open seals thereof: c for thou wast Kal habe, xai eiande rò G.Gaior éx rūs slain, dand hast redeemed us to God by δεξιάς του καθημένου επί του θρόνου. .

thy blood e out of every kindred, and And he cane and took the book out of tongue, and people, and nation ; the right hand of him that sat upon the

a And cried with a loud voice, saythrone,

ing, Salvation to our God which sitteth VER. 8.

upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. Και ότε έλαβε το βιβλίον, τα τέσσαρα | And all the angels stood round about ção ral o eixositicoages aperBÚTegou the throne, and about the elders and έπεσον ενώπιον του αρνίου, έχοντες έκα- | the four beasts, and fell before the στος κιθάρας, και φιάλας χρυσάς γεμού- throne on their faces, and worshipped cas Supsapátor, ai elgiv ai Trporeuxal God, Saying, Amen: Blessing, and των αγίων.

glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, And when he had taken the book, a the be unto our God for ever and ever.

and honour, and power, and might, four beusts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, bharing Amen, chap. vii. 10–12. And they every one of them harps, Cand golden sung as it were a new song before the vials, full of *odours, a which are the throne, and before the four beasts, and

the elders : and no man could learn prayers of saints.

that song but the hundred and forty * Or, incense.

and four thousand, which were rea See on chap. iv. ver. 4. clause 1. deemed from the earth, xiv. 3.

b And I heard a voice from heaven, b And I saw a strong angel proas the voice of many waters, and as claiming with a loud voice, Who is the voice of a great thunder: and I worthy to open the book, and to loose heard the voice of harpers harping the seals thereof? And no man in with their harps: And they sung as it heaven, nor in earth, neither under were a new song before the throne, the earth, was able to open the book, and before the four beasts, and the neither to look thereon." And I wept elders: and no man could learn that much, because no man was found song but the hundred and forty and worthy to open and to read the book, four thousand, which were redeemed neither to look thereon, ver. 2-4. from the earth, chap. xiv. 2, S. And c See on Matt. xvi. ver. 21. clause 1. I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled See on Matt. xxvi. ver. 28. with fire; and them that had gotten e After this I bebeld, and lo, a great the victory over the beast, and over multitude, which no man could numhis image, and over his mark, und ber, of all nations, and kindreds, and over the number of his name, stand on people, and tongues, stood before the the sea of glass, having the harps of throne, and before the Lamb, clothed God, xv. 2.

with white robes, and palms in their c And one of the four beasts gave hands, chap. vii. 9. And I saw anunto the seven angels seven golden other angel fly in the midst of heavials, full of the wrath of God who ven, having the everlasting gospel to liveth for ever and ever, chap. xv. 7. preach unto them that dwell on the

iny prayer be set forth before earth, and to every nation, and kin. thee as incense, and the lifting up of dred, and tongue, and people, xiv. 6. my hands as the evening sacrifice, And he saiul unto them, Go ye into all Psal. cxli. 2.

the world, and preach the Gospel to

d Let

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every creature.

He that believeth, all his angels : praise ye him, all his and is baptized, shall be saved; but hosts, cxlviii. 1, 2. he that believeth not shall be damned, b See on chap. iv. ver. 4. clause 1. Mark xvi. 15, 16.

c And I heard as it were the voice

of a great multitude, and as the voice VER. 10.

of many waters, and as the voice of Kai étoincas huãs tõe em nuão fa- mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia : σιλείς και ιερείς και βασιλεύσουμεν επί | for the Lord God omnipotent reignτης γης. .

eth, chap. xix. 6. And he said, The a And hast made us unto our God Lorv came from Sinai, and rose up kings and priests : bund we shall reign from Seir unto them; he shined forth on the earth.

from mount Paran, and he came with

ten thousands of saints : from his right a See on 1 Pet. ii. ver. 9. clause 2. Blessed and holy is he that hath xxxiii. 2. The chariots of God are

hand went a fiery law for them, Deut. part in the first resurrection : on such twenty thousand, even thousands of the second death hath no power, but angels: the LORD is among them as in they shall be priests of God and of Sinai, in the holy place, Psal. lxviii. 17. Christ, and shall reign with him a

A fiery stream issued and came forth thousand years, chap. xx. 6. But the from before him : thousand thousands saints of the most High shall take the ministered unto him, and ten thoukingdom, and possess the kingdom, sand times ten thousand stood before for ever, even for ever and ever, Dan. him : the judgment was set, and the vii. 18. And the kingdom and do- books were opened, Dan. vii. 10. But minion, and the greatness of the king- ye are come unto mount Sion, and dom under the whole heaven, shall be unto the city of the living God, the heagiven to the people of the saints of the venly Jerusalem, and to an innumerMost High, whose kingdom is an ever- able company of angels, Heb. xii. 22. lasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him, 27.

VER. 12.

λέγοντες φωνή μεγάλη: "Αξιόν εστι το VER. 11.

αρνίον το έσφαγμένον λαβείν την δύναμιν Και είδον, και ήκουσα φωνήν αγγέλων και πλούτου και σοφίαν και ισχύν και τις πολλών κυκλόθεν του θρόνου, και των ζώων | μην και δόξαν και ευλογίαν. και των πρεσβυτέρων και χιλιάδες χι Saying with a loud voice, * Worthy is λιάδων, ,

the Lamb that was slain b to receive And I beheld, and a I heard the voice power, and riches, and wisdom, and of many angels round about the throne strength, and honour, and glory, and band the beasts and the elders: Cand the blessing. number of them was ten thousand times a See on ver. 9. ten thousand, and thousands of thou b See on Matt. xxviii. ver. 18. sands;

VER. 13. * And all the angels stood round

Και πάν κτίσμα, ό έστιν εν τω ουρανώ, about the throne, and about the elders mai in tñ vn, xal itonátu vñs vñs, xai ini and the four beasts, and fell before the | της θαλάσσης και εστι, και τα εν αυτοίς throne on their faces, and worshipped πάντα, ήκουσα λέγοντας: Τα καθημένω God, chap. vii. 11. And he said, ini coś Ogóvov xai rã ågríco i svnogia xal Hear thou therefore the word of the | η τιμή και η δόξα και το κράτος εις τους LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his clãras rāv aiérov. throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and a And every creature which is in heaon his left, 1 Kings xxii. 19. Bless ven, and on the earth, and under the the LORD, ye his angels, that excel in earth, and such as are in the sea, and all strength, that do his commandments, that are in them, heard I saying, Blesshearkening unto the voice of his word, ing, and honour, and glory, and power, Psal. ciii. 20. Praise ye LORD. Praise be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, ye the Lord from the heavens : praise and unto the Lamb for ever and ever. him in the heights. Praise ye him, That at the name of Jesus every

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A. D. 96. knee should bow, of things in heaven, a And I saw heaven opened, and and things in earth, and things under behold, a white horse ; and he that the earth, Phil. ü. 10.

sat upon him was called Faithful and b See on Rom. xi. ver. 36. clause 2. True; and in righteousness he doth

judge and make war, chap. xix. 11. VER. 14.

b Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, 0 Και τα τέσσαρα ζώα έλεγον, Αμήν» | most mighty, with thy glory and thy και οι εικοσιτέσσαρες πρεσβύτεροι έπεσαν, majesty. And in thy majesty ride και προσεκύνησαν ζώντι εις τους αιώνας | prosperously, because of truth, and των αιώνων.

meekness, and righteousness; and thy a And the four beasts said, Amen. And right hand shall teach thee terrible the four and twenty elders fell down and things. Thine arrows are sharp in worshipped bhim that liveth for ever and the heart of the King's enemies ; ever.

whereby the people fall under thee,

Psal. xlv. 3-5. a See on chap. iv. ver. 4. clause 1. b See on John v. ver. 26.

c And I looked, and behold a white

cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like CHAP. VI.--VER. 1.

unto the Son of man, having on his Kai eldox öre norge sò đprior ular éx head a golden crown, and in his hand των σφραγίδων, και ήκουσα ενός εκ των

a sharp sickle, chap. xiv. 14. His τεσσάρων ζώων λέγοντος, ώς φωνής βροντης: eyes were as a fame of fire, and on his "Ερχου και βλέπε. .

head were many crowns; and he had

a name written, that no man knew a And I saw when the Lamb opened but he himself, xix. 12. one of the seals, band I heard, as it were d See on Matt. xxviii. ver. 18. the noise of thunder, one of cthe four e And the seventh angel sounded : beasts saying, Come and see.

and there were great voices in heaa And no man in heaven, nor in ven, saying, The kingdoms of this earth, neither under the earth, was world are become the kingdoms of out able to open the book, neither to look Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall thereon. And I wept much, because reign for ever and ever, chap. xi. 15. no man was found worthy to open and These shall make war with the Lamb, to read the book, neither to look there and the Lamb shall overcome them: on. And one of the elders saith unto for he is Lord of lords, and King of me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the kings : and they that are with him are tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath called, and chosen, and faithful, xvii. prevailed to open the book, and to 14. O sing unto the LORD a new loose the seven seals thereof. And I song; for he bath done marvellous beheld, and lo, in the midst of the things : his right hand and his holy throne and of the four beasts, and in arm hath gotten him the victory. The the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb, LORD hath made known his salvaas it had been slain, having seven homs tion: his righteousness hath he openly and seven eyes, which are the seven sbewed in the sight of the heathen. Spirits of God sent forth into all the He hath remembered his mercy and earth, And he came and took the book his truth toward the house of Israel: out of the right hand of bim that sat all the ends of the earth have seen the upon the throne, chap. v. 3—7. salvation of our God, Psal. xcvü).

b See on chap. iv. ver. 5. clause 1. 1-3. The LORD shall send the rod See on chap. iv, ver. 4. clause 1. of thy strength ont of Zion : rule thon

in the midst of thine enemies, cx. 9. VER. 2.

For he must reign, till be hath put all Kai tidov, xal idoù l' tog deuxós xai enemies under his feet, 1 Cor. xv. 25. rabhuervos i d'auto fx our tótor xal ideen For though we walk in the flesh, we kürə otipavos, xal itñade vixãv, xal i've do not war after the flesh : (For the νικήση. .

weapons of our warfare are not carnal, And I saw, and behold a a white horse: but mighty through God to the pulling and he that sat on him had a bow ; cand down of strong holds ;) Casting down a crown I was given unto him: and he imaginations, and every high thing went forth conyuering, and to conquer. that exalteth itself against the know

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χου και βλέπε. .

ledge of God, and bringing into cap- 1 Baéte. Kaleldov, xal idoù i'mnos pédas, tivity every thought to the obedience και ο καθήμενος επ' αυτώ, έχων ζυγόν εν of Christ, 2 Cor. x. 3—5. See also on 7 Xeigi autoũ. Matt. viii. ver. 11. clause 1.

And when he had opened the third seal, VER. 3.

I heard the third beast say, Come and see. Kal ote ñvoige ting deutépay oppayida, he that sat on him had a a pair of balances

And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and ήκουσα του δευτέρου ζώου λέγοντος· "Ερ- | in his hand.

a And when I have broken the staff And when he had opened the second seul, I heard the second

beast say, Come of your bread, ten women shall bake and see.

your bread in one oven, and they shall

deliver you your bread again by VER. 4.

weight: and ye shall eat, and not be Kai ina@ev annos i'TTOS Tuppéco xal to satisfied, Lev. xxvi. 26. And thy καθημένων επ' αυτώ εδόθη αυτώ λαβείν την meat which thou shalt eat shall be by eipívny åto rñis yñs, xai iva årýnove opá-weight, twenty shekels a-day: from ξωσι και εδόθη αυτώ μάχαιρα μεγάλη. . time to time shalt thou eat it, Ezek.

a And there went out another horse iv. 10. Moreover he said unto me, that was red: band power was given to

Son of man, behold, I will break

and him that sat thereon to take peace from the staff of bread in Jerusalem; the earth, and that they should kiil one they shall eat bread by weight, and another: and there was given unto him with care; and they shall drink water a great sword.

by measure, and with astonishment,

16. a I saw by night, and, behold, a man riding upon a red horse, and he

VER. 6. stood among the myrtle-trees that Και ήκουσα φωνήν εν μέσω των τεσσάwere in the bottom; and behind him [ρων ζώων λέγουσαν: Χοίνιξ σίτου δηναρίου, were there red horses, speckled, and και τρείς χοίνικες κριθής δηναρίου και το white, Zech. i. 8.

έλαιον και τον οίνον μη αδικήσης. . b Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down : deliver my soul from

And I heard a voice in the midst of the the wicked, which is thy sword. Psal. four beasts say, A measure of wheat for xvii. 13. O Assyrian, the rod of mine

a penny, and three measures of barley anger, and the staff in their hand is for a penny; and see thou hurt not the

oil and the wine. mine indignation. I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and

• The word chænir, signifieth a against the people of my wrath will I measure containing one wine quart, give him a charge, to take the spoil, and the twelfth part of a quart. and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.

VER. 7. Isa. x. 5, 6. And I will strengthen

Και ότε ήνοιξε την σφραγίδα την τετάρthe arms of the king of Babylon, and , ñnous a porniy To TETáprou Gásou aéput my sword in his hand: but I will youdar: "Epxou sal Bréms. break Pharaoh's arms, and he shall And when he had opened the fourth groan before him with the groanings seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast of a deadly-wounded man. But I will say, Come and see. strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and the arms of Pharaoh

VER. 8. shall fall down; and they shall know Και είδον, και ιδού ίππος χλωρός, και ο that I am the LoRD, when I shall put | καθήμενος επάνω αυτού, όνομα αυτά και my sword into the hand of the king of | Θάνατος και ο άδης ακολουθεί μετ' αυτού Babylon, and he shall stretch it out | και εδόθη αυτοίς εξουσία ασοκτεϊναι επί upon the land of Egypt, Ezek. XXX. το τέταρτον τής γής, εν ρομφαία και εν 24, 25.

λιμώ και έν θανάτω, και υπό των θηρίων VER. 5.

της γης. . Και ότε ήνοιξε την τρίτην σφραγίδα, ήκου And I looked, and behold a pale horse : σα του τρίτου ζώου λέγοντος· "Ερχου και | αnd his name that sat on him was

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Death, and Hell followed with him. / and their brethren, that should be killed
And power was given * unto them over as they were, should be fulfilled.
the fourth part of the earth, to kill with

a See on chap. iii. ver. 4. clause 1. sword, and with hunger, und with death, and with the beasts of the earth.

VER. 12. * Or, to him.

Και είδον ότε ήνοιξε την σφραγίδα την

έκτης, και ιδού, σεισμός μέγας έγένετο, και VER. 9.

ο ήλιος έγένετο μέλας ως σάκκος τρίχνος, Και ότε ήνοιξε την πέμπτην σφραγίδα, και η σελήνη έγένετο ως αίμα είδον υποκάτω του θυσιαστηρίου τας ψυ

And I beheld when he had opened the xàs tāx is pazuiwa dià tòn nóger to sixth seal, and, lo, a there was a great Θεού, και διά την μαρτυρίαν ήν είχαν

earthquake ; band the sun became black And when he had opened the fifth seal, as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became I saw a under the altar b the souls of as blood; them cthat were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they For nation shall rise against nation,

a See chap. vij.5. ; xi. 13. ; wi. 18. held:

and kingdom against kingdom: and a And the sixth angel sounded, and there shall be famines, and pesti. I heard a voice from the four horns of lences, and earthquakes, in divers the golden altar which is before God, places, Matt. xxiv. 7. chap. ix. 13.

b See on Matt. xxiv. ver. 29. b And I saw thrones, and they sat

VER. 13. upon them, and judgment was given unto them : and I saw the souls of Και οι αστέρες του ουρανού έπεσαν εις them that were beheaded for the wito modo gniy, as ourn Cárdet tous Aúrtovę ajness of Jesus, and for the word of rñs, ünÒ ubyánov åvépou GELONEY. God, and which had not worshipped And the stars of heaven fell unto the the beast, neither his image, neither earth, even as a fig-tree custeth her unhad received his mark upon their fore- timely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty heads, or in their hands; and they wind. lived and reigned with Christ a thôu

VER. 14. sand years, chap. XX. 4.

Και ουρανός απεχωρίσθη ως βιβλίου cSee on Matt. x. ver. 21.

είλισσόμενον, και πάν όρος και νηο VER. 10.

των τόπων αυτών εκινήθησαν: Και έκραζον φωνή μεγάλη, λέγοντες:

a And the heaven departed as a scroll "EWS TÓTE, dekórns o ayro xai i kamers when it is rolled together ; band every νός, ού κρίνεις και εκδικείς το αίμα ημών | mountain and island were moved out of από των κατοικούντων επί της γης και

their places. And they cried with a loud voice, say be dissolved, and the heavens shall be

a And all the host of heaven shall ing, How long, O Lord, a holy and b true, rolled together as a scroll: and all c dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth.

their host shall fall down, as the leaf

falleth off from the vine, and as a falla See on John xvii. ver. 11. clause 2. ing fig from the fig-tree, Isa. xxxiv. 4. b See on Rom. iii. ver. 4. clause 2.

See also on Matt. v. ver. 18. clause 1. c See on Luke xviii, ver. 7. clause 2.

b And every island filed away, and the

mountains were not found, chap. xvi. VER. 11.

20. I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was Kai idénsav éx&OTOLS orodai asvral, without form and void; and the heaκαι ερρέθη αυτοίς ένα αναπαύσωνται έτι | vens, and they had no light. 1 beheld xpóvov jesspor, ixs ot angúscutat xal oi the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, σύνδουλοι αυτών και αδελφοί αυτών, οι | and all the hills moved lightly. μέλλοντες αποκτείνεσθαι ώς και αυτοί. .

beheld, and lo, there was no man, and a And white robes were given unto all the birds of the heavens were fled. every one of them; and it was said unto I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place them, that they should rest yet for a little was a wilderness, and all the cities season, until their fellow.servants also thereof were broken down at the pre

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