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Revelation 5 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:1 - And I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:2 - and I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?"

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:3 - And no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth was able to open the scroll or to look into it,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:4 - and I wept much that no one was found worthy to open the scroll or to look into it.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:5 - Then one of the elders said to me, "Weep not; lo, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals."

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:6 - And between the throne and the four living creatures and among the elders, I saw a Lamb standing, as though it had been slain, with seven horns and with seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent out into all the earth;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:7 - and he went and took the scroll from the right hand of him who was seated on the throne.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:8 - And when he had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each holding a harp, and with golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints;

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:9 - and they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy art thou to take the scroll and to open its seals, for thou wast slain and by thy blood didst ransom men for God from every tribe and tongue and people and nation,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:10 - and hast made them a kingdom and priests to our God, and they shall reign on earth."

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:11 - Then I looked, and I heard around the throne and the living creatures and the elders the voice of many angels, numbering myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands,

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:12 - saying with a loud voice, "Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing!"

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:13 - And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all therein, saying, "To him who sits upon the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and might for ever and ever!"

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:14 - And the four living creatures said, "Amen!" and the elders fell down and worshiped.
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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.

Language: English

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