Revelation 7:11

11 All the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures. They fell down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

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Revelation 7:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God,
ESV
11 And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,
NLT
11 And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living beings. And they fell before the throne with their faces to the ground and worshiped God.
MSG
11 All who were standing around the Throne - Angels, Elders, Animals - fell on their faces before the Throne and worshiped God,
CSB
11 All the angels stood around the throne, the elders, and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Revelation 7:11 Meaning and Commentary

Revelation 7:11

And all the angels stood round about the throne
The holy and elect angels, even all of them, the ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands, the innumerable company of them, who are represented in the same position; (See Gill on Revelation 5:11);

and [about] the elders, and the four beasts;
the churches and ministers; yea, round about the great multitude before mentioned, the camp of the saints, and the beloved city; whose guardians they will be, and to whom they will always be ministering spirits.

And fell before the throne on their faces:
in token of submission and reverence:

and worshipped God;
by celebrating the perfections of his nature, and ascribing to him the glory of all his works.

Revelation 7:11 In-Context

9 After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands.
10 And they cried out in a loud voice: “Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.”
11 All the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures. They fell down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,
12 saying: “Amen! Praise and glory and wisdom and thanks and honor and power and strength be to our God for ever and ever. Amen!”
13 Then one of the elders asked me, “These in white robes—who are they, and where did they come from?”

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Revelation 4:4
  • 2. S Revelation 4:6
  • 3. S Revelation 4:10
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