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The book of Revelation is the last book of the canonical New Testament. (This tag is NOT for questions about the revelation of God's will/plan/instruction in general).

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Second beast or the image that will force the people to receive a mark on their hands or forehead in Revelation 13:15-16?

Revelation 13:15-16 NASB 15 And it was given to him to give breath to the image of the beast, so that the image of the beast would even speak and cause as many as do not worship the image of the ...
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In Revelation 4:11, should "ho kyrios kai ho theos" be translated, "the LORD our God", or, "our Lord and God"?

Three major translations already render "ho kyrios kai ho theos" as "YHWH our God". Revelation 4:11 NLT “You are worthy, O Lord our God, to receive glory and honor and power. For ...
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What is the Seal God places on the foreheads of the 144,000 in Revelation 7? Sealed by the Holy Spirit or the word Emet (Truth)?

I am trying to determine exactly what the Seal placed on the 144,000 by God was. I have heard two directions and I want to see what everyone else might say. The word Truth or Emet would be in John's ...
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Is Rev. 14:9-11 speaking of torment after death, or of torment while they are still living?

Isa. 9:18-21, "18 For wickedness burneth as the fire: it shall devour the briers and thorns, and shall kindle in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke. ...
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Is chapter 2 of 1 John patterned after the first 3 chapters of Revelation?

The letter of 1 John contains a unique structure: 12 I write to you, little children, Because your sins are forgiven you for His name’s sake. 13 I write to you, fathers, Because you ...
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What is the two-sided seven sealed scroll?

I’m seeing numerous answers regarding this, but not one of them includes Isaiah 28/29. What is on the seven-sealed two-sided scroll? What if not His own Word, would be in God’s Right Hand? A double-...
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Daniel 9:27 - how to compute "half the week"?

And he shall make a strong covenant with many for one week, and for half of the week he shall put an end to sacrifice and offering. And on the wing of abominations shall come one who makes desolate, ...
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Is Revelation 21:23 an allusion from Psalm 119:105 [118:105 LXX]?

The new heaven and earth described in Revelation has a city with no need of the light of either the sun or the moon: And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives ...
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Is Revelation 19:17-21 a literary allusion to Ezekiel 39:17-20 or is it the same event?

(KJV) Revelation 19:17-21 17 And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together ...
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In Revelation 7:15 what does it mean that ὁ καθήμενος ἐπὶ τοῦ θρόνου σκηνώσει ἐπ’ αὐτούς?

Does ὁ καθήμενος ἐπὶ τοῦ θρόνου σκηνώσει ἐπ’ αὐτούς suggest that in the new covenant, represented by the new tabernacle, all in the new covenant will dwell in God's inner courts? Notes: The reason I ...
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Did Jesus make 4 promises to the church of Philadelphia?

A traditional Jewish Passover meal incorporated four cups, one for each of the promises the LORD made before He brought the nation of Israel out of Egypt: Therefore, tell the Israelites, ‘I am the ...
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