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Revelation 4 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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The Throne in Heaven

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:1 - After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:2 - At once I was in the Spirit, and behold, a throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:3 - And he who sat there had the appearance of jasper and carnelian, and around the throne was a rainbow that had the appearance of an emerald.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:4 - Around the throne were twenty-four thrones, and seated on the thrones were twenty-four elders, clothed in white garments, with golden crowns on their heads.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:5 - From the throne came flashes of lightning, and rumblings[fn] and peals of thunder, and before the throne were burning seven torches of fire, which are the seven spirits of God,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:6 - and before the throne there was as it were a sea of glass, like crystal. And around the throne, on each side of the throne, are four living creatures, full of eyes in front and behind:

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:7 - the first living creature like a lion, the second living creature like an ox, the third living creature with the face of a man, and the fourth living creature like an eagle in flight.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:8 - And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, are full of eyes all around and within, and day and night they never cease to say,
“Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty,
who was and is and is to come!”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:9 - And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to him who is seated on the throne, who lives forever and ever,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:10 - the twenty-four elders fall down before him who is seated on the throne and worship him who lives forever and ever. They cast their crowns before the throne, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:11 - “Worthy are you, our Lord and God,
to receive glory and honor and power,
for you created all things,
and by your will they existed and were created.”
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