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Revelation 6:9 NAS

The Fifth Seal--Martyrs

9 When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw 1underneath the 2altar the 3souls of those who had been slain 4because of the word of God, and because of the 5testimony which they had maintained;

References for Revelation 6:9

Study tools for Revelation 6:9

  • a 6:1 - One early ms reads "and see"
  • b 6:3 - One early ms reads "and see"
  • c 6:5 - One early ms reads "and see"
  • d 6:6 - Gr "choenix;" i.e. a dry measure almost equal to a qt
  • e 6:6 - The denarius was equivalent to a day's wages
  • f 6:6 - Gr "choenix;" i.e. a dry measure almost equal to a qt
  • g 6:6 - The denarius was equivalent to a day's wages
  • h 6:7 - One early ms reads "and see"
  • i 6:8 - Or "sickly pale"
  • j 6:8 - Or "death"
  • k 6:10 - Or "Master"
  • l 6:10 - Lit "do You not judge and avenge"
  • m 6:15 - I.e. chiliarchs, in command of one thousand troops
  • n 6:16 - Lit "face"