Revelation 9:5-15 NIV

5 They were not given power to kill them, but only to torture them for five months.1 And the agony they suffered was like that of the sting of a scorpion2 when it strikes a man.

References for Revelation 9:5

    • 12 9:5 - ver 10
    • 13 9:5 - ver 3
      6 During those days men will seek death, but will not find it; they will long to die, but death will elude them.3

      References for Revelation 9:6

      7 The locusts looked like horses prepared for battle.4 On their heads they wore something like crowns of gold, and their faces resembled human faces.5

      References for Revelation 9:7

      8 Their hair was like women's hair, and their teeth were like lions' teeth.6

      References for Revelation 9:8

      9 They had breastplates like breastplates of iron, and the sound of their wings was like the thundering of many horses and chariots rushing into battle.7

      References for Revelation 9:9

      10 They had tails and stings like scorpions, and in their tails they had power to torment people for five months.8

      References for Revelation 9:10

        • 19 9:10 - ver 3,5,19
          11 They had as king over them the angel of the Abyss,9 whose name in Hebrew10 is Abaddon,11 and in Greek, Apollyon.a

          References for Revelation 9:11

            • a 9:11 - "Abaddon" and "Apollyon" mean "Destroyer."
              12 The first woe is past; two other woes are yet to come.12

              References for Revelation 9:12

              13 The sixth angel sounded his trumpet, and I heard a voice coming from the hornsb13 of the golden altar that is before God.14

              References for Revelation 9:13

                • b 9:13 - That is, projections
                  14 It said to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, "Release the four angels15 who are bound at the great river Euphrates."16

                  References for Revelation 9:14

                  15 And the four angels who had been kept ready for this very hour and day and month and year were released17 to kill a third18 of mankind.19

                  References for Revelation 9:15