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Revelation 5

Chapter 5

5:2  And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?

angel

(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4")

5:6  And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.

beasts

living creatures. (See Scofield "Ezekiel 1:5") .

5:7  And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.

came

Cf. Daniel 7:13 Daniel 7:14 . The two visions are identical; the Revelation adding that which was hidden from Daniel, that the kings and priests of the church-age are to be associated with the "Son of Man," the "Lamb as it had been slain," in His reign "on the earth" Revelation 2:9 Revelation 2:10 .

5:8  And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.

beasts

living creatures. (See Scofield "Ezekiel 1:5") .

5:9  And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

redeemed

(See Scofield "Romans 3:24") .

5:11  And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;

beasts

living creatures. (See Scofield "Ezekiel 1:5") .

5:14  And the four beasts said, Amen. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever.

beasts

living creatures. (See Scofield "Ezekiel 1:5") .

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