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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Revelation 5

1:1 place; (b-19) Aorist, lit. 'have taken place,' perhaps 'be accomplished.' signified (c-22) * Lit. 'made known by signs.'

Verse 1

5:1 sat (g-11) Or 'that sits.' It is the present tense, and is really a title, 'the sitter on the throne.'

Verse 6

5:6 Lamb (h-24) Arnion . a diminutive, used throughout Revelation. as John 21:15 .

Verse 7

5:7 sat (g-15) Or 'that sits.' It is the present tense, and is really a title, 'the sitter on the throne.'

Verse 8

5:8 having (i-19) 'Having' refers strictly only to 'elders.'

Verse 9

5:9 redeemed (k-27) Or 'bought,' as ch. 14.3,4.

Verse 10

5:10 kings (l-7) Some authorities here read 'a kingdom,' as in ch. 1.6, but it is rather here a title or name.

Verse 11

5:11 around (m-12) See Note, ch. 4.3.

Verse 14

5:14 homage. (a-15) See Note h, ch. 3.9.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Revelation 5". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/revelation-5.html. 1857-67.