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Revelation 4 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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(Isa 6:1–3 )
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:1 - After this I looked, and lo, in heaven an open door! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, "Come up hither, and I will show you what must take place after this."
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:2 - At once I was in the Spirit, and lo, a throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne!
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:3 - And he who sat there appeared like jasper and carnelian, and round the throne was a rainbow that looked like an emerald.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:4 - Round the throne were twenty-four thrones, and seated on the thrones were twenty-four elders, clad in white garments, with golden crowns upon their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:5 - From the throne issue flashes of lightning, and voices and peals of thunder, and before the throne burn seven torches of fire, which are the seven spirits of God;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:6 - and before the throne there is as it were a sea of glass, like crystal. And round 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 a flying eagle.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:8 - And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, are full of eyes all round and within, and day and night they never cease to sing, "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 for ever 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 for ever and ever; they cast their crowns before the throne, singing,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:11 - "Worthy art thou, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for thou didst create all things, and by thy will they existed and were created."
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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