And I heard the 4number of those who were sealed, 5onehundred and forty-fourthousandsealed from everytribe of the sons of Israel:
the tribe of Judah, twelvethousand were sealed, from the tribe of Reubentwelvethousand, from the tribe of Gadtwelvethousand,
the tribe of Ashertwelvethousand, from the tribe of Naphtalitwelvethousand, from the tribe of Manassehtwelvethousand,
the tribe of Simeontwelvethousand, from the tribe of Levitwelvethousand, from the tribe of Issachartwelvethousand,
the tribe of Zebuluntwelvethousand, from the tribe of Josephtwelvethousand, from the tribe of Benjamin, twelvethousand were sealed.
9Afterthesethings I looked, and behold, a greatmultitudewhichnoonecouldcount, from 6everynation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing7before the throne and 8before the Lamb, clothed in 9whiterobes, and 10palmbranches were in their hands;
and they cry out with a loudvoice, saying, "11Salvation to our God12 who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb."
And all the angels were standing13around the throne and around 14the elders and the 15fourlivingcreatures; and they 16fell on their facesbefore the throne and worshipedGod,
12saying, "17Amen, 18blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might, be to our Godforever and ever. 19Amen."
13Thenone of the elders20answered, saying to me, "These who are clothed in the 21whiterobes, who are they, and where have they come from?"