Revelation 5 NAS

The Book with Seven Seals

1 I saw in the right hand of Him who 1sat on the throne a 2book written inside and on the back, 3sealed up with seven seals.

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    • a 5:1 - Lit "upon"
    • b 5:1 - Or "scroll"
      2 And I saw a 4strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book and to break its seals?"

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        • c 5:2 - Or "scroll"
          3 And no one 5in heaven or on the earth or under the earth was able to open the book or to look into it.

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          4 Then I began to weep greatly because no one was found worthy to open the book or to look into it;

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            • e 5:4 - Or "scroll"
              5 and one of the elders said to me, "Stop weeping; behold, the 6Lion that is 7from the tribe of Judah, the 8Root of David, has overcome so as to open the book and its seven seals."

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              6 And I saw between * the throne (with the four living creatures ) and 9the elders a 10Lamb standing, as if 11slain, having seven 12horns and 13seven eyes, which are 14the seven Spirits of God, sent out into all the earth.

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                • g 5:6 - Lit "in the middle of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the middle of the elders"
                  7 And He came and took 15the book out of the right hand of Him who 16sat on the throne.

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                  8 When He had taken the book, the 17four living creatures and the 18twenty-four * elders 19fell down before the 20Lamb, each one holding a 21harp and 22golden bowls full of incense, which are the 23prayers of the saints.

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                    • h 5:8 - Or "scroll"
                    • i 5:8 - Or "holy ones"
                      9 And they sang a 24new song, saying, "25Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You were 26slain, and 27purchased for God with Your blood men from 28every tribe and tongue and people and nation.

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                      10 "You have made them to be a 29kingdom and 30priests to our God; and they will 31reign upon the earth."

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                      Angels Exalt the Lamb

                      11 Then I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels 32around the throne and the 33living creatures and the 34elders; and the number of them was 35myriads of myriads, and thousands of thousands,

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                      12 saying with a loud voice, "36Worthy is the 37Lamb that was 38slain to receive power and riches and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing."

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                      13 And 39every created thing which is in heaven and on the earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all things in them, I heard saying, "To Him who 40sits on the throne, and to the 41Lamb, 42be blessing and honor and glory and dominion forever and ever."

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                      14 And the 43four living creatures kept saying, "44Amen." And the 45elders 46fell down and worshiped.

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