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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Revelation 6

Introduction

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

Verse 1

6:1 see]. (b-30) The words 'and see' here and vers. 3,5,7, are very doubtful and probably added in some MSS.

Verse 2

6:2 given (c-22) Or 'had been given to him.' It is not expressive of a particular time. He had one which was given him. It is the aorist, as 'went forth.'

Verse 3

6:3 see]. (b-17) The words 'and see' here and vers. 3,5,7, are very doubtful and probably added in some MSS.

Verse 4

6:4 given (c-36) Or 'had been given to him.' It is not expressive of a particular time. He had one which was given him. It is the aorist, as 'went forth.' take (d-21) slay (d-30) Aorist tense, see Note, ver. 2.

Verse 5

6:5 see]. (b-17) The words 'and see' here and vers. 3,5,7, are very doubtful and probably added in some MSS.

Verse 7

6:7 see]. (b-20) The words 'and see' here and vers. 3,5,7, are very doubtful and probably added in some MSS.

Verse 8

6:8 hades (e-20) See Note, Matthew 11:23 . earth. (f-52) See Ezekiel 14:21 .

Verse 10

6:10 long, (g-10) Lit. 'Until when.' Ruler, (h-13) Despotes , translated 'Lord' in Acts 4:24 . Here, 'Sovereign Ruler.'

Verse 16

6:16 Fall (a-11) hidden (a-17) The aorist.

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Revelation 6". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/revelation-6.html. 1857-67.