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Did John misread the Septuagint?

The Book of Revelation implies that Gog and Magog are nations: 8 and will go out to deceive the nations in the four corners of the earth—Gog and Magog—and to gather them for battle... Ezekiel, ...
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Is it Revelation 20:12 "the dead" is referring to verse 5 or something else?

I wonder what Revelation 20:12-14 is talking about in terms of "the dead". It seems they are different groups, but share a common label. In ch20, how does "the dead" compare ...
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Revelation 21:5 - “Behold, I am making all things new?”

In Revelation 21:5, when God says "Behold, I am making all things new.” It seems straightforward to me that God is making all things (in the main or on the whole if not all individual things) ...
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Who are the nations and where do they come from in Revelation 20:7-8?

Revelation 20:7-8 NASB 7 When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison, 8 and will come out to deceive the nations which are at the four corners of the earth, Gog and ...
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What does the river of the water of life signify in Revelation 22:1?

Revelation 22:1 ESV Then the angel[a] showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb Seeing that this book is full of imagery and ...
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Where does the rapture appear in the book of Revelation? [closed]

No other book talks so specifically about end time events as Revelation. But there is no clear account found there of one of the most highly anticipated events in all of church history. Many resort to ...
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Who is the Revelation of Yeshua given to (i.e. the Book of Revelation)?

In the Book of Revelation we have the following opening statement: 1:1 Ἀποκάλυψις Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ ἣν ἔδωκεν αὐτῷ ὁ θεός δεῖξαι τοῖς δούλοις αὐτοῦ ἃ δεῖ γενέσθαι ἐν τάχει καὶ ἐσήμανεν ἀποστείλας διὰ τοῦ ...
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In Revelation 20:9 does the surrounding of the camp of God's people take place before or after the second resurrection?

Revelation 20:9 NIV 9 They marched across the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of God’s people, the city he loves. But fire came down from heaven and devoured them. 10 And the devil, who ...
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Revelation 11:2 literal or figurative?

"but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for forty-two months." (Rev 11:2 - ESV) But exclude ...
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Rev 8:7 is it a third part of the trees or third part of earth burned up?

Significant differences between NIV and KJV in Revelation 8:7. NIV has "A third of the earth was burned up, a third of the trees were burned up" while KJV has only trees mentioned "and ...
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