1Afterthis I saw1fourangelsstanding at the 2fourcorners of the earth, holdingback3the fourwinds of the earth, 4so that nowind would blow on the earthor on the seaor on anytree.
And I sawanotherangelascending5from the rising of the sun, having the 6seal of 7the livingGod ; and he cried out with a loudvoice to the 8fourangels to whom it was granted to harm the earth and the sea,
3saying, "9Do not harm the earthor the seaor the treesuntil we have 10sealed the bond-servants of our God on their 11foreheads."
And I heard the 12number of those who were sealed, 13onehundred and forty-fourthousandsealed from everytribe of the sons of Israel :
the tribe of Judah, twelvethousand were sealed, from the tribe of Reubentwelvethousand, from the tribe of Gadtwelvethousand,
the tribe of Ashertwelvethousand, from the tribe of Naphtalitwelvethousand, from the tribe of Manassehtwelvethousand,
the tribe of Simeontwelvethousand, from the tribe of Levitwelvethousand, from the tribe of Issachartwelvethousand,
the tribe of Zebuluntwelvethousand, from the tribe of Josephtwelvethousand, from the tribe of Benjamin, twelvethousand were sealed.