Revelation 10:5

Standing (estwta). Second perfect active participle of isthmi (intransitive). John resumes the picture in verse 2 Corinthians 2 . Lifted up (hren). First aorist active indicative of airw, to lift up. To heaven (ei ton ouranon). Toward heaven, the customary gesture in taking a solemn oath ( Genesis 14:22 ; Deuteronomy 32:40 ; Daniel 12:7 ).