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"The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented (βασανισθήσεται G928) with fire and brimstone (θείῳ G2303) in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb" Revelation 14:10 There is one word in this verse that is mistranslated, ...


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διάδημα versus στέφανος διάδημα, as defined by the Perseus Digital Library's entries from LSJ and Middle Liddel, is a rather straightforward 'band' around the head. The LSJ entry provides examples that quickly associate a διάδημα with royal authority, a type of crown worn by kings. στέφανος has a much longer set of definitions, but the one that Revelation ...


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The Identification of the Reward The phrase "my reward is with me" («ὁ μισθός μου μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ») in Rev. 22:12 is an allusion to Isa. 40:10 and 62:11 wherein the Hebrew phrase שְׂכָרוֹ אִתּוֹ (sekharo itto) is translated into the LXX by the Greek phrase ὁ μισθὸς αὐτοῦ μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ, both of which translate into English as "his reward is with him."1 ...


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According to the biblical accounts, Manasseh was one of the leading tribes that composed the nation of Israel, so Manasseh’s inclusion in Rev.7:4-8 is completely expected. The ‘tribe of Manasseh’ is named 39 times in the Hebrew Bible, usually as a ‘half-tribe’, together with the half-tribe of Ephraim representing the house of Joseph, their father in the ...


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The 12 tribes are always listed in a different order with different tribes included and excluded throughout Scripture. The list in Revelation is the last. Since Revelation is the last book in The Holy Bible and frequently references first and last, one way to study the list in Revelation is to compare it to the first list, which is the birth order found in ...


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One of the customary twelve tribes is notably absent from this list: the tribe of Dan. Manasseh appears to be a replacement. As to why the tribe of Dan is not mentioned, all I could find is this mysterious passage from Irenaeus, Adversus Haereses chapter 30, where the Antichrist is said to come from Dan: This, too, the apostle affirms: "When they shall ...



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