Revelation 9:1-12 NAS

The Fifth Trumpet--the Bottomless Pit

1 Then the 1fifth angel sounded, and I saw a 2star from heaven which had fallen to the earth; and the 3key of the 4bottomless pit was given to him.

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    • a 9:1 - Lit "shaft of the abyss"
      2 He opened the bottomless pit, and 5smoke went up out of the pit, like the smoke of a great furnace; and 6the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke of the pit.

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      3 Then out of the smoke came 7locusts upon the earth, and power was given them, as the 8scorpions of the earth have power.

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      4 They were told not to 9hurt the 10grass of the earth, nor any green thing, nor any tree, but only * the men who do not have the 11seal of God on their foreheads.

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      5 And they were not permitted to kill anyone, but to torment for 12five months; and their torment was like the torment of a 13scorpion when it stings a man.

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        • d 9:5 - Lit "it was given to them"
        • e 9:5 - Lit "them"
        • f 9:5 - Lit "strikes"
          6 And in those days 14men will seek death and will not find it; they will long to die, and death flees from them.

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          7 The 15appearance of the locusts was like horses prepared for battle; and on their heads appeared to be crowns like gold, and their faces were like the faces of men.

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            • g 9:7 - Lit "likenesses"
              8 They had hair like the hair of women, and their 16teeth were like the teeth of lions.

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              9 They had breastplates like breastplates of iron; and the 17sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots, of many horses rushing to battle.

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              10 They have tails like 18scorpions, and stings; and in their 19tails is their power to hurt men for 20five months.

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              11 They have as king over them, the angel of the 21abyss; his name in 22Hebrew is 23Abaddon, and in the Greek he has the name Apollyon.

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                • h 9:11 - I.e. destruction
                • i 9:11 - I.e. destroyer
                  12 24The first woe is past; behold, two woes are still coming after these things.

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