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Revelation 6:8 ESV

8 And I looked, and behold, 1a pale horse! And its rider's name was Death, and Hades followed him. And they were given authority over a fourth of the earth, to kill 2with sword and with famine and with pestilence and 3by wild beasts of the earth.

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  • a 6:6 - Greek choinix, a dry measure equal to about a quart
  • b 6:6 - A denarius was a day's wage for a laborer
  • c 6:11 - Greek fellow bondservants
  • d 6:11 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church
  • e 6:15 - Or servant; Greek bondservant