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Revelation 5 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Next I saw in the right hand of the One sitting on the throne a scroll with writing on both sides and sealed with seven seals; 1 Then I saw in the right hand of him who sat on the throne a scroll with writing on both sides and sealed with seven seals.
2 and I saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?" 2 And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, "Who is worthy to break the seals and open the scroll?"
3 But no one in heaven, on earth or under the earth was able to open the scroll or look inside it. 3 But no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth could open the scroll or even look inside it.
4 I cried and cried, because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or look inside it. 4 I wept and wept because no one was found who was worthy to open the scroll or look inside.
5 One of the elders said to me, "Don't cry. Look, the Lion of the tribe of Y'hudah, the Root of David, has won the right to open the scroll and its seven seals." 5 Then one of the elders said to me, "Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals."
6 Then I saw standing there with the throne and the four living beings, in the circle of the elders, a Lamb that appeared to have been slaughtered. He had seven horns and seven eyes, which are the sevenfold Spirit of God sent out into all the earth. 6 Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain, standing in the center of the throne, encircled by the four living creatures and the elders. He had seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent out into all the earth.
7 He came and took the scroll out of the right hand of the One sitting on the throne. 7 He came and took the scroll from the right hand of him who sat on the throne.
8 When he took the scroll, the four living beings and the twenty-four elders fell down in front of the Lamb. Each one held a harp and gold bowls filled with pieces of incense, which are the prayers of God's people; 8 And when he had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
9 and they sang a new song, "You are worthy to take the scroll and break its seals; because you were slaughtered; at the cost of blood you ransomed for God persons from every tribe, language, people and nation. 9 And they sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God from every tribe and language and people and nation.
10 You made them into a kingdom for God to rule, cohanim to serve him; and they will rule over the earth." 10 You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth."
11 Then I looked, and I heard the sound of a vast number of angels - thousands and thousands, millions and millions! They were all around the throne, the living beings and the elders; 11 Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels, numbering thousands upon thousands, and ten thousand times ten thousand. They encircled the throne and the living creatures and the elders.
12 and they shouted out, "Worthy is the slaughtered Lamb to receive power, riches, wisdom, strength, honor, glory and praise!" 12 In a loud voice they sang: "Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!"
13 And I heard every creature in heaven, on earth, under the earth and on the sea - yes, everything in them - saying, "To the One sitting on the throne and to the Lamb belong praise, honor, glory and power forever and ever!" 13 Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, singing: "To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!"
14 The four living beings said, "Amen!" and the elders fell down and worshipped. 14 The four living creatures said, "Amen," and the elders fell down and worshiped.