Revelation 16

Chapter 16

16:1  And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.

angels

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

16:3  And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.

angel

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

16:4  And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.

angel

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

16:8  And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.

angel

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

16:10  And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,

angel

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

16:12  And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.

angel

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

16:14  For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.

kings Times of the Gentiles Revelation 16:19 ; Luke 21:24 .

world "oikoumene" = inhabited earth. (See Scofield "Luke 2:1") .

16:16  And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon.

Armageddon

i.e. Mount of Slaughter.

16:17  And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.

angel

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

16:19  And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.

Babylon

Summary: The Times of the Gentiles is that long period beginning with the Babylonian captivity of Judah, under Nebuchadnezzar, and to be brought to an end by the destruction of Gentile world-power by the "stone cut out without hands" Daniel 2:34 Daniel 2:35 Daniel 2:44 i.e., the coming of the Lord in glory Revelation 19:11 Revelation 19:21 until which time Jerusalem is politically subject to Gentile rule. Luke 21:24 .

kings "Times of the Gentiles" Revelation 16:19 ; Luke 21:24 .

Babylon (See Scofield "Isaiah 13:1")

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