2Immediately I was a1in the Spirit; and behold, 2a throne was standing in heaven, and 3One sitting on the throne.
And He who was sitting was like a 4jasperstone and a 5sardius in appearance; and there was a b6rainbowaround the throne, like an 7emerald in appearance.
48Around the throne were 9twenty-fourthrones; and upon the thrones I saw 10twenty-fourelders11sitting, clothed in 12whitegarments, and 13goldencrowns on their heads.
Out from the thronecome14flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder. And there were 15sevenlamps of fireburningbefore the throne, which are 16the sevenSpirits of God;
and before the throne there was something like a 17sea of glass, likecrystal; and in the ccenter and 18around the throne, 19fourlivingcreatures20full of eyes in front and behind.
721The firstcreature was like a lion, and the secondcreaturelike a calf, and the thirdcreaturehad a facelike that of a man, and the fourthcreature was like a flyingeagle.
And the 22fourlivingcreatures, eachone of them having23sixwings, are 24full of eyesaround and within; and 25day and nightdthey do not cease to say, "26HOLY, HOLY, HOLY is THE 27LORDGOD, THE ALMIGHTY, 28WHO WAS AND WHO IS AND WHO eIS TO COME."
And when the livingcreaturesgiveglory and honor and thanks to Him who 29sits on the throne, to 30Him who livesforever and ever,
the 31twenty-fourelders will 32falldownbefore Him who 33sits on the throne, and will worship34Him who livesforever and ever, and will cast their 35crownsbefore the throne, saying,
"36Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receiveglory and honor and power; for You 37createdallthings, and because of Your will they fexisted, and were created."