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Revelation 7 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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The Sealed of Israel
The Servants of God Sealed
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:1 - After these things I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, on the sea, or on any tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:2 - Then I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God. And he cried with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was granted to harm the earth and the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:3 - saying, “Do not harm the earth, the sea, or the trees till we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:4 - And I heard the number of those who were sealed. One hundred and forty-four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel were sealed:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:5 - of the tribe of Judah
twelve thousand were sealed;[fn]
of the tribe of Reuben
twelve thousand were sealed;
of the tribe of Gad
twelve thousand were sealed;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:6 - of the tribe of Asher
twelve thousand were sealed;
of the tribe of Naphtali
twelve thousand were sealed;
of the tribe of Manasseh
twelve thousand were sealed;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:7 - of the tribe of Simeon
twelve thousand were sealed;
of the tribe of Levi
twelve thousand were sealed;
of the tribe of Issachar
twelve thousand were sealed;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:8 - of the tribe of Zebulun
twelve thousand were sealed;
of the tribe of Joseph
twelve thousand were sealed;
of the tribe of Benjamin
twelve thousand were sealed.
A Multitude from the Great Tribulation
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:9 - After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:10 - and crying out with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:11 - All the angels stood around the throne and the elders and the four living creatures, and fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:12 - saying:

“Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom,
Thanksgiving and honor and power and might,
Be to our God forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:13 - Then one of the elders answered, saying to me, “Who are these arrayed in white robes, and where did they come from?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:14 - And I said to him, “Sir,[fn] you know.” So he said to me, “These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:15 - “Therefore they are before the throne of God, and serve Him day and night in His temple. And He who sits on the throne will dwell among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:16 - “They shall neither hunger anymore nor thirst anymore; the sun shall not strike them, nor any heat;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:17 - “for the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and lead them to living fountains of waters.[fn] And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”
NKJV Footnotes
In NU-Text and M-Text were sealed is stated only in verses 5a and 8c; the words are understood in the remainder of the passage.
NU-Text and M-Text read My lord.
NU-Text and M-Text read to fountains of the waters of life.

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