Revelation 4:2-10 NIV

2 At once I was in the Spirit,1 and there before me was a throne in heaven2 with someone sitting on it.

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3 And the one who sat there had the appearance of jasper3 and carnelian.4 A rainbow,5 resembling an emerald,6 encircled the throne.

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4 Surrounding the throne were twenty-four other thrones, and seated on them were twenty-four elders.7 They were dressed in white8 and had crowns of gold on their heads.

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5 From the throne came flashes of lightning, rumblings and peals of thunder.9 Before the throne, seven lamps10 were blazing. These are the seven spiritsa11 of God.

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    • a 4:5 - Or "the sevenfold Spirit"
      6 Also before the throne there was what looked like a sea of glass,12 clear as crystal. In the center, around the throne, were four living creatures,13 and they were covered with eyes, in front and in back.14

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          7 The first living creature was like a lion, the second was like an ox, the third had a face like a man, the fourth was like a flying eagle.15

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          8 Each of the four living creatures16 had six wings17 and was covered with eyes all around,18 even under his wings. Day and night19 they never stop saying: "HOLY, HOLY, HOLY IS THE Lord GOD ALMIGHTY,20 WHO WAS, AND IS, AND IS TO COME."21

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              9 Whenever the living creatures give glory, honor and thanks to him who sits on the throne22 and who lives for ever and ever,23

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                  10 the twenty-four elders24 fall down before him25 who sits on the throne,26 and worship him who lives for ever and ever. They lay their crowns before the throne and say:

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