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Revelation 6:5 NIV

5 When the Lamb opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, “Come!” I looked, and there before me was a black horse! Its rider was holding a pair of scales in his hand.

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  • a 6:6 - Or about 1 kilogram
  • b 6:6 - Greek "a denarius"
  • c 6:6 - Or about 3 kilograms
  • d 6:6 - Greek "a denarius"
  • e 6:11 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 12:10; 19:10.
  • f 6:16 - See Hosea 10:8.
  • g 6:17 - Some manuscripts "his"