Revelation 6:8-17 NIV

8 I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth.

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9 When he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God and the testimony they had maintained.

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10 They called out in a loud voice, “How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood?”

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11 Then each of them was given a white robe, and they were told to wait a little longer, until the full number of their fellow servants, their brothers and sisters,a were killed just as they had been.

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    • r 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.
      12 I watched as he opened the sixth seal. There was a great earthquake. The sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair, the whole moon turned blood red,

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      13 and the stars in the sky fell to earth, as figs drop from a fig tree when shaken by a strong wind.

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      14 The heavens receded like a scroll being rolled up, and every mountain and island was removed from its place.

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      15 Then the kings of the earth, the princes, the generals, the rich, the mighty, and everyone else, both slave and free, hid in caves and among the rocks of the mountains.

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      16 They called to the mountains and the rocks, “Fall on us and hide usb from the face of him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb!

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        • s 6:16 - See Hosea 10:8.
          17 For the great day of theirc wrath has come, and who can withstand it?”

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