The 144,000 pertains to the Jews that endured and ... Read more
The 144,000 pertains to the Jews that endured and stood for the sake of christ. there were 12,000 selected from each tribe. Then later, there was a number which no man could count-this refers to the Gentiles, those that were not from Israel's line of sucession. These people are the ones that sufferend and endured affliction, that did not serve other Gods, but remained faithful to Jesus.
See also Revelation 14:1-6, II Corinthians 11:2 Read less