Revelation 8:6-13

The Trumpets

6 Then the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared to sound them.
7 The first angel sounded his trumpet, and there came hail and fire mixed with blood, and it was hurled down on the earth. A third of the earth was burned up, a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up.
8 The second angel sounded his trumpet, and something like a huge mountain, all ablaze, was thrown into the sea. A third of the sea turned into blood,
9 a third of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed.
10 The third angel sounded his trumpet, and a great star, blazing like a torch, fell from the sky on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water—
11 the name of the star is Wormwood.[a] A third of the waters turned bitter, and many people died from the waters that had become bitter.
12 The fourth angel sounded his trumpet, and a third of the sun was struck, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them turned dark. A third of the day was without light, and also a third of the night.
13 As I watched, I heard an eagle that was flying in midair call out in a loud voice: “Woe! Woe! Woe to the inhabitants of the earth, because of the trumpet blasts about to be sounded by the other three angels!”

Cross References 19

  • 1. S ver 2
  • 2. S ver 2
  • 3. Ezekiel 38:22
  • 4. ver 7-12; Revelation 9:15,18; Revelation 12:4
  • 5. Revelation 9:4
  • 6. Jeremiah 51:25
  • 7. S ver 7
  • 8. Revelation 16:3
  • 9. S ver 7
  • 10. Isaiah 14:12; Revelation 6:13; Revelation 9:1
  • 11. Revelation 14:7; Revelation 16:4
  • 12. S ver 7
  • 13. Jeremiah 9:15; Jeremiah 23:15
  • 14. S ver 7
  • 15. Exodus 10:21-23; Revelation 6:12,13
  • 16. Ezekiel 32:7
  • 17. Revelation 14:6; Revelation 19:17
  • 18. Revelation 9:12; Revelation 11:14; Revelation 12:12
  • 19. S Revelation 3:10

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Wormwood is a bitter substance.
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