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Revelation 6 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The First Seal: Conqueror on a White Horse

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Then I saw when the Lamb broke one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, “Come[fn]!”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:2 - I looked, and behold, a white horse, and the one who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer.

The Second Seal: War

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When He broke the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, “Come[fn]!”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:4 - And another, a red horse, went out; and to him who sat on it, it was granted to take peace from the earth, and that people would kill one another; and a large sword was given to him.

The Third Seal: Famine

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When He broke the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, “Come[fn]!” I looked, and behold, a black horse, and the one who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:6 - And I heard something like a voice in the center of the four living creatures saying, “A [fn]quart of wheat for a [fn]denarius, and three [fn]quarts of barley for a [fn]denarius; and do not damage the oil and the wine.”

The Fourth Seal: Death

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When the Lamb broke the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, “Come[fn]!”

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:8 - I looked, and behold, [fn]an ashen horse; and the one who sat on it had the name Death, and Hades was following with him. Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword, and famine, and [fn]plague, and by the wild animals of the earth.

The Fifth Seal: Martyrs

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When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been killed because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:10 - and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, “How long, O [fn]Lord, holy and true, [fn]will You refrain from judging and avenging our blood on those who live on the earth?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:11 - And a white robe was given to each of them; and they were told that they were to rest for a little while longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brothers and sisters who were to be killed even as they had been, was completed also.

The Sixth Seal: Terror

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And I looked when He broke the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became as black as sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:13 - and the stars of the sky fell to the earth, as a fig tree drops its unripe figs when shaken by a great wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:14 - The sky was split apart like a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island was removed from its place.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:15 - Then the kings of the earth and the eminent people, and the commanders and the wealthy and the strong, and every slave and free person hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:16 - and they *said to the mountains and the rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the [fn]sight of Him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:17 - for the great day of Their wrath has come, and who is able to stand?”
NASB20 Footnotes
One early ms and see
One early ms and see
One early ms and see
Gr choenix; i.e., a dry measure almost equal to a qt.
The denarius was a day’s wages for a laborer
Gr choenix; i.e., a dry measure almost equal to a qt.
The denarius was a day’s wages for a laborer
One early ms and see
Or a sickly pale green
Lit death; i.e., a particular kind of death
Or Master
Lit do You not judge and avenge
Lit face
See the NASB20 Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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