And I heard the 1number of those who were sealed, 2onehundred 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 3everynation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing4before the throne and 5before the Lamb, clothed in 6whiterobes, and 7palmbranches were in their hands;
and they cry out with a loudvoice, saying, "8Salvation to our God9 who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb."
And all the angels were standing10around the throne and around 11the elders and the 12fourlivingcreatures; and they 13fell on their facesbefore the throne and worshipedGod,
12saying, "14Amen, 15blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might, be to our Godforever and ever. 16Amen."
13Thenone of the elders17answered, saying to me, "These who are clothed in the 18whiterobes, who are they, and where have they come from?"
I asaid to him, "My lord, you know." And he said to me, "These are the ones who come out of the 19greattribulation, and they have 20washed their robes and made them 21white in the 22blood of the Lamb.