Revelation 9

Chapter 9

9:1  And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.


(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

9:2  And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.


Contra, Revelation 21:24 ; Joel 2:10 .

9:4  And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.

which had not

Revelation 7:2 Revelation 7:3 contra, Revelation 13:16 Revelation 13:17 .

9:9  And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.


Revelation 9:17, contra, Ephesians 6:14 .

9:11  And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.

angel (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

Apollyon i.e. Destroyer. Cf. Job 26:6 ; 1 Peter 5:8 .

9:13  And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,


(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

9:14  Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates.


(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

9:15  And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men.


(See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .