Revelation 6:1-6 NIV

The Seals

1 I watched as the Lamb opened the first of the seven seals. Then I heard one of the four living creatures say in a voice like thunder, “Come!”

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2 I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest.

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3 When the Lamb opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!”

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4 Then another horse came out, a fiery red one. Its rider was given power to take peace from the earth and to make people kill each other. To him was given a large sword.

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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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6 Then I heard what sounded like a voice among the four living creatures, saying, “Two poundsa of wheat for a day’s wages,b and six poundsc of barley for a day’s wages,d and do not damage the oil and the wine!”

References for Revelation 6:6

    • n 6:6 - Or about 1 kilogram
    • o 6:6 - Greek "a denarius"
    • p 6:6 - Or about 3 kilograms
    • q 6:6 - Greek "a denarius"