The heads of the horses resembled the heads of lions, and out of their mouths(OF) came fire, smoke and sulfur. In the center, around the throne, were four living creatures. Version. 4 They were told not to harm(NI) the grass of the earth or any plant or tree,(NJ) but only those people who did not have the seal of God on their foreheads. 26 To the one who is victorious(DV) and does my will to the end,(DW) I will give authority over the nations(DX)— 27 that one ‘will rule them with an iron scepter(DY) and will dash them to pieces like pottery’[g](DZ)—just as I have received authority from my Father. He planted his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land,(OX) 3 and he gave a loud shout like the roar of a lion. 13 Whoever has ears, let them hear(FO) what the Spirit says to the churches. [x] A third(MS) of the waters turned bitter, and many people died from the waters that had become bitter. (VK) They follow the Lamb wherever he goes. (WU) 18 Still another angel, who had charge of the fire, came from the altar(WV) and called in a loud voice to him who had the sharp sickle, “Take your sharp sickle(WW) and gather the clusters of grapes from the earth’s vine, because its grapes are ripe.” 19 The angel swung his sickle on the earth, gathered its grapes and threw them into the great winepress of God’s wrath. (NF) 3 And out of the smoke locusts(NG) came down on the earth and were given power like that of scorpions(NH) of the earth. 4 Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first. Day and night(HE) they never stop saying: 9 Whenever the living creatures give glory, honor and thanks to him who sits on the throne(HH) and who lives for ever and ever,(HI) 10 the twenty-four elders(HJ) fall down before him(HK) who sits on the throne(HL) and worship him who lives for ever and ever. (EN) I will never blot out the name of that person from the book of life,(EO) but will acknowledge that name before my Father(EP) and his angels. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals.”, 6 Then I saw a Lamb,(HV) looking as if it had been slain, standing at the center of the throne, encircled by the four living creatures(HW) and the elders. (NP) 8 Their hair was like women’s hair, and their teeth were like lions’ teeth. (LZ), 3 Another angel,(MA) who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. (FV) 18 I counsel you to buy from me gold refined in the fire,(FW) so you can become rich; and white clothes(FX) to wear, so you can cover your shameful nakedness;(FY) and salve to put on your eyes, so you can see. Cancel. Bible Language English. There was a great earthquake. A third(MN) of the sea turned into blood,(MO) 9 a third(MP) of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed. 11 Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels, numbering thousands upon thousands, and ten thousand times ten thousand. (JI) Its rider was given power to take peace from the earth(JJ) and to make people kill each other. 8 The second angel sounded his trumpet, and something like a huge mountain,(MM) all ablaze, was thrown into the sea. 4 The smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of God’s people, went up before God(MD) from the angel’s hand. I will write on them the name of my God(FL) and the name of the city of my God,(FM) the new Jerusalem,(FN) which is coming down out of heaven from my God; and I will also write on them my new name. New International Version (NIV), Revelation 1:14 in all English translations, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. (EH) But if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief,(EI) and you will not know at what time(EJ) I will come to you. Otherwise, I will soon come to you and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth. (CH) I know about the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not,(CI) but are a synagogue of Satan. (OS) He was robed in a cloud, with a rainbow(OT) above his head; his face was like the sun,(OU) and his legs were like fiery pillars. (JQ) Its rider was named Death, and Hades(JR) was following close behind him. (TH) It had ten horns and seven heads,(TI) with ten crowns on its horns, and on each head a blasphemous name. 5 From the throne came flashes of lightning, rumblings and peals of thunder. See, the Lion(HS) of the tribe of Judah,(HT) the Root of David,(HU) has triumphed. (HX) The Lamb had seven horns and seven eyes,(HY) which are the seven spirits[l](HZ) of God sent out into all the earth. (BJ), 19 “Write, therefore, what you have seen,(BK) what is now and what will take place later. (DJ) 19 I know your deeds,(DK) your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first. (MV) A third of the day was without light, and also a third of the night. (RI)18 The nations were angry,(RJ) and your wrath has come.The time has come for judging the dead,(RK) and for rewarding your servants the prophets(RL)and your people who revere your name, both great and small(RM)—and for destroying those who destroy the earth.”, 19 Then God’s temple(RN) in heaven was opened, and within his temple was seen the ark of his covenant. [ad](TZ), 10 “If anyone is to go into captivity, into captivity they will go.If anyone is to be killed[ae] with the sword, with the sword they will be killed.”[af](UB), This calls for patient endurance and faithfulness(UC) on the part of God’s people. (OD) 16 The number of the mounted troops was twice ten thousand times ten thousand. 7 He went and took the scroll from the right hand of him who sat on the throne. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 1 The revelation from Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. (QO) 10 The inhabitants of the earth(QP) will gloat over them and will celebrate by sending each other gifts,(QQ) because these two prophets had tormented those who live on the earth. 19 The power of the horses was in their mouths and in their tails; for their tails were like snakes, having heads with which they inflict injury. (F) 3 Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it,(G) because the time is near.(H). (WF) There will be no rest day or night(WG) for those who worship the beast and its image,(WH) or for anyone who receives the mark of its name.”(WI) 12 This calls for patient endurance(WJ) on the part of the people of God(WK) who keep his commands(WL) and remain faithful to Jesus. To him was given a large sword. 12 Then they heard a loud voice from heaven saying to them, “Come up here.”(QT) And they went up to heaven in a cloud,(QU) while their enemies looked on. (GU) In front of the throne, seven lamps(GV) were blazing. Who can wage war against it?”, 5 The beast was given a mouth to utter proud words and blasphemies(TR) and to exercise its authority for forty-two months. 20 The mystery of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand(BL) and of the seven golden lampstands(BM) is this: The seven stars are the angels[e] of the seven churches,(BN) and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.(BO). 10 And they cried out in a loud voice: “Salvation belongs to our God,(LE)who sits on the throne,(LF)and to the Lamb.”. (IO) 12 In a loud voice they were saying: “Worthy is the Lamb,(IP) who was slain,(IQ) to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!”(IR).