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The issue here isn't one of translation, but rather that it's uncertain what the original Greek text said in this verse (called a "reading"). The committee making the translation has to decide which reading they think is the original, and different committees can make different decisions. This is a particularly fascinating example, as explained here. ...


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The chief thing to notice about the reference to ‘the first resurrection’ in Revelation 20, is that it is contrasted, not with a ‘second resurrection’, but with ‘the second death’ (Rev 20:6). Therefore, understanding what constitutes the ‘second death’ in this passage may throw some light on what ‘the first resurrection' actually refers to. The subjects of ...


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Soon after John mentions that he was in spirit on the Lords day he is instructed to write letters to the seven churches of Asia in his time. Yes, his time! The first century. If he was transferred to thousands of years into the future in the cataclysmic Day of the Lord, would that not place the seven churches into the distant future? But those churches were ...


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>In Revelation 20:14, what is Death, Hades, and the Lake of Fire? My thoughts on this question: o "Death" is physical death. o "Hades" is the place of the dead (usually used of the wicked dead in the NT). o "Death" and "hades" go together since each one implies the other. o "Death" often occurs in the same verse as "hades" in OT verses (in the ...


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The respective descriptions of time sequences (forty-two months, 1,260 days, and Time, Times & Half) appear to be synonymous. That is, parallels seem to appear when the end time is "rolled out," which appears to be Daniel's scroll that had been sealed until the end time (Daniel 12:9). The end time of Revelation is therefore one scroll - please click ...


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I feel the best way to answer your question is by "keeping the answer simple".I am a futurist so this question is answered from a futurist view My understanding is that the book of Revelation speaks of the last seven years of planet earth I have taken all quotes from NIV bible. How did i arrive at this conclusion ? In Revelation 11 we read, I was ...


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There are numerous and varied sources to choose from, both quoted in previous answers and in other commentaries, so rather than indulge in the wide range of opinions on this topic, I will attempt to highlight key essentials in understanding the truths of Revelations, and attempt to draw a conclusion on Rev. 6:12-17. Progression of the Seals What must be ...


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Short Answer No. I am not aware of any system of understanding Revelation that puts the 7th seal before the 6th. The 6th is either viewed as contemporaneous or preceding the 7th. Two Major Views NOTE: The following discussion is from a futurist perspective of Revelation. Robert L. Thomas discusses two major views on Revelation (note, these are not the ...


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The seals, trumpets, and bowls appear to be cascading events, which the following graph depicts - This model reflects the plain and normal reading of the text of Revelation. For example, the breaking of the seventh seal indicates the "revelation" of the seven trumpets. Revelation 8:1-2 (NASB) 1 When the Lamb broke the seventh seal, there was silence ...


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These final events lead up to the end of the "Laws of the Circumcision of the Flesh" (The Laws given through Moses) Then the temple of God was opened in heaven, and the ark of His covenant was seen in His temple. And there were lightnings, noises, thunderings, an earthquake, and great hail. (Revelation 11:19 NKJV) We can see in the conclusion here that ...


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To answer this question, What one has to remember is the blood on the robe that the rider on the white horse wears,is symbolic and the verse is to be interpreted symbolically(taken from here) Since what the rider wears is symbolic(or figurative-representitive of another reality), therefore the horse he rides on is also figurative. Both riders ...



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