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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Revelation 6

Introduction

Overview

Revelation 6:1, The opening of the seals in order, and what followed thereupon, containing a prophecy to the end of the world.

Verse 1

when: Revelation 5:5-Judges :

the noise: Revelation 4:5, Revelation 10:3, Revelation 10:4, Revelation 11:19

one: Revelation 6:3, Revelation 6:5, Revelation 6:7, Revelation 4:6, Revelation 4:7, Acts 4:20

Reciprocal: Isaiah 29:11 - I cannot Isaiah 48:6 - showed Amos 3:7 - but John 1:29 - Behold John 12:29 - thundered John 16:13 - he will show Revelation 5:1 - sealed Revelation 8:1 - And Revelation 10:2 - a little Revelation 19:6 - and as the voice of mighty

Verse 2

a white: This seems to be a representation of the person and dignity of Christ, and the mild and beneficent triumphs of his Gospel over all the powers of paganism. Revelation 19:11, Revelation 19:14, Zechariah 1:8, Zechariah 6:3-Ruth :

and he that: Psalms 45:3-Deuteronomy :, Psalms 76:7

and a: Revelation 14:14, Revelation 19:12, Zechariah 6:11-1 Chronicles :, Matthew 28:18

and he went: Revelation 11:15, Revelation 11:18, Revelation 15:2, Revelation 17:14, Psalms 98:1, Psalms 110:2, Isaiah 25:8, Romans 15:18, Romans 15:19, 1 Corinthians 15:25, 1 Corinthians 15:55-Philemon :, 2 Corinthians 10:3-Deuteronomy :

Reciprocal: Joshua 11:21 - Joshua destroyed 2 Samuel 3:1 - David waxed Psalms 18:37 - General Psalms 24:8 - The Lord strong Psalms 45:4 - ride Habakkuk 3:8 - ride Haggai 2:6 - and I Zechariah 6:2 - red Zechariah 9:14 - his Matthew 12:20 - till Luke 21:10 - Nation shall

Verse 3

Revelation 6:1, Revelation 4:7

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 15:2 - for death Revelation 6:7 - General Revelation 8:1 - And Revelation 10:2 - a little

Verse 4

horse: Revelation 12:3, Revelation 17:3, Revelation 17:6, Zechariah 1:8, Zechariah 6:2

power: Revelation 13:10, Exodus 9:16, Exodus 9:17, Isaiah 37:26, Isaiah 37:27, Ezekiel 29:18-Proverbs :, Daniel 2:37, Daniel 2:38, Daniel 5:19, John 19:11

and there: Psalms 17:13, Isaiah 10:5, Isaiah 10:6, Ezekiel 30:24, Ezekiel 30:25

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 12:12 - no Jeremiah 16:5 - I have Jeremiah 38:2 - He Ezekiel 14:21 - my four Nahum 2:3 - made Zechariah 14:3 - General Mark 13:8 - nation shall

Verse 5

he had: Revelation 6:1, Revelation 4:6, Revelation 4:7, Revelation 5:5, Revelation 5:9

a black: Zechariah 6:2, Zechariah 6:6

had: Leviticus 26:26, Lamentations 5:10, Ezekiel 4:10, Ezekiel 4:16

Reciprocal: Revelation 6:7 - General Revelation 8:1 - And

Verse 6

A measure: "The word choenix signifieth a measure containing one wine-quart and the twelfth part of a quart."

and see: Revelation 9:4, Psalms 76:10

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 7:1 - a measure of fine flour Ezekiel 1:5 - the likeness Zechariah 6:2 - black Matthew 20:2 - a penny Matthew 22:19 - a penny John 6:9 - barley Revelation 7:1 - the wind Revelation 7:3 - Hurt not

Verse 7

Revelation 6:1, Revelation 6:3, Revelation 6:5, Revelation 4:7

Reciprocal: Revelation 8:1 - And

Verse 8

pale: Zechariah 6:3

was Death: Revelation 20:13, Revelation 20:14, Isaiah 25:8, Hosea 13:14, Habakkuk 2:5, 1 Corinthians 15:55, *marg.

unto them: or, to him

over: Revelation 8:7-2 Kings :, Revelation 9:15, Revelation 9:18, Revelation 12:4

kill: Leviticus 26:22-Micah :, Jeremiah 15:2, Jeremiah 15:3, Jeremiah 16:4, Jeremiah 16:16, Jeremiah 43:11, Ezekiel 5:15-Esther :, Ezekiel 14:13-Ecclesiastes :

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 24:15 - the Lord Job 18:13 - the firstborn Psalms 105:16 - Moreover Revelation 2:23 - with death Revelation 14:1 - I looked

Verse 9

I saw: Revelation 8:3, Revelation 9:13, Revelation 14:18, Leviticus 4:7, John 16:2,*Gr: Philippians 2:17, 2 Timothy 4:6

the souls: Revelation 20:4, 2 Corinthians 5:8, Philippians 1:23

slain: Revelation 1:9, Revelation 2:13, Revelation 11:3-Judges :, Revelation 12:11-Esther :, Revelation 19:10, 2 Timothy 1:8

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 9:7 - I may avenge 2 Chronicles 24:22 - The Lord Psalms 9:12 - When Psalms 44:24 - forgettest Psalms 72:14 - precious Isaiah 26:21 - also Isaiah 47:3 - I will take Isaiah 63:4 - General Jeremiah 11:20 - let Jeremiah 26:19 - Thus Daniel 7:25 - shall wear out Daniel 11:33 - yet Matthew 10:18 - for a Matthew 21:35 - General Matthew 24:9 - shall they Mark 9:42 - it Mark 13:9 - take Luke 21:16 - and some Romans 9:22 - endured 1 Corinthians 1:6 - the 1 Corinthians 4:9 - as Hebrews 12:4 - General Hebrews 13:7 - word Revelation 1:2 - bare Revelation 7:14 - came Revelation 8:1 - And Revelation 12:17 - and have Revelation 16:7 - out Revelation 17:6 - the martyrs

Verse 10

they cried: Genesis 4:10, Psalms 9:12, Luke 18:7, Luke 18:8, Hebrews 12:24

How: Psalms 13:1, Psalms 35:17, Psalms 74:9, Psalms 74:10, Psalms 94:3, Psalms 94:4, Daniel 8:13, Daniel 12:6, Zechariah 1:12

holy: Revelation 3:7, Revelation 15:3, Revelation 15:4

dost: Revelation 11:18, Revelation 16:5-Judges :, Revelation 18:20, Revelation 18:24, Revelation 19:2, Deuteronomy 32:36-John :, Judges 16:28, 1 Samuel 24:12, Psalms 58:10, Psalms 58:11, Isaiah 61:2, Isaiah 63:1-Joshua :, Luke 21:22, Romans 12:19, 2 Thessalonians 1:6-Ruth :

avenge: This seal seems a prediction of the terrible persecution of the church under Dioclesian and Maximian, from ad 270 to 304, which lasted longer, and was far more bloody, than any or all by which it was preceded, whence it was called "the era of the martyrs.

Reciprocal: Numbers 31:2 - Avenge Deuteronomy 32:43 - avenge Joshua 10:13 - until Judges 5:31 - So let 2 Samuel 4:8 - the Lord 2 Kings 9:7 - I may avenge Esther 8:13 - avenge themselves Job 7:19 - How long Job 19:2 - How long Psalms 7:13 - persecutors Psalms 37:10 - yet Psalms 44:24 - forgettest Psalms 55:19 - hear Psalms 79:5 - How long Psalms 94:13 - until the pit Psalms 119:84 - when Isaiah 34:8 - General Isaiah 40:2 - warfare Isaiah 47:3 - I will take Isaiah 62:6 - keep Isaiah 64:12 - General Jeremiah 11:20 - let Jeremiah 15:15 - remember Jeremiah 20:12 - let me Jeremiah 26:19 - Thus Jeremiah 51:24 - General Jeremiah 51:35 - The violence Lamentations 1:22 - all their Lamentations 3:64 - General Daniel 7:25 - shall wear out Micah 7:9 - until Habakkuk 1:2 - how Habakkuk 2:8 - the violence Habakkuk 2:11 - the stone Mark 9:42 - it 2 Thessalonians 1:8 - taking 2 Timothy 4:14 - reward 1 Peter 1:15 - is 1 John 5:20 - him that Revelation 6:16 - and from Revelation 14:15 - crying Revelation 14:18 - came Revelation 16:6 - they have Revelation 17:6 - the martyrs

Verse 11

white: Revelation 3:4, Revelation 3:5, Revelation 7:9, Revelation 7:14

that they: Revelation 14:13, Isaiah 26:20, Isaiah 26:21, Daniel 12:13

until: Revelation 7:14, Revelation 13:15, Revelation 17:6, Matthew 10:21, Matthew 23:34, Matthew 23:35, John 16:2, Hebrews 11:40

Reciprocal: Genesis 45:22 - each Psalms 37:10 - yet Psalms 55:19 - hear Psalms 94:13 - until the pit Psalms 119:84 - when Isaiah 34:8 - General Isaiah 40:2 - warfare Daniel 11:32 - shall be Micah 7:9 - until Luke 15:22 - the best 1 Peter 5:9 - the same Revelation 4:4 - clothed Revelation 11:18 - and the time Revelation 16:6 - they have Revelation 17:17 - until

Verse 12

there: Revelation 8:5, Revelation 11:13, Revelation 16:18, 1 Kings 19:11-1 Chronicles :, Isaiah 29:6, Amos 1:1, Zechariah 14:5, Matthew 24:7, Matthew 27:54, Matthew 28:2

the sun: Isaiah 13:9, Isaiah 13:10, Isaiah 24:23, Isaiah 60:19, Isaiah 60:20, Ezekiel 32:7, Ezekiel 32:8, Joel 2:10, Joel 2:30, Joel 2:31, Joel 3:15, Amos 8:9, Haggai 2:6, Haggai 2:7, Haggai 2:21, Haggai 2:22, Matthew 24:29, Matthew 27:45, Mark 13:24, Mark 13:25, Mark 15:33, Luke 23:44, Luke 23:45, Acts 2:19, Acts 2:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:14 - and let Joshua 10:13 - So the sun Psalms 9:3 - they shall Isaiah 2:19 - when he Isaiah 5:30 - if one look Isaiah 30:30 - the flame Isaiah 34:2 - the indignation Isaiah 42:15 - General Isaiah 50:3 - General Isaiah 51:6 - the heavens Jeremiah 4:28 - the heavens Ezekiel 38:20 - the fishes Luke 21:25 - signs Acts 16:26 - suddenly Revelation 8:1 - And Revelation 16:8 - upon Revelation 17:14 - the Lamb shall

Verse 13

the stars: Revelation 8:10-2 Kings :, Revelation 9:1, Ezekiel 32:7, Daniel 8:10, Luke 21:25

untimely figs: or green figs

of a: Isaiah 7:2, Isaiah 33:9, Daniel 4:14, Nahum 3:12

Reciprocal: Job 15:33 - shake off Psalms 46:6 - earth Isaiah 13:13 - I will Isaiah 28:4 - the hasty Isaiah 34:4 - all the Ezekiel 38:20 - the fishes Joel 2:31 - sun Joel 3:15 - General 2 Peter 3:12 - the heavens

Verse 14

the heaven: Psalms 102:26, Isaiah 34:4, Hebrews 1:11-1 Chronicles :, 2 Peter 3:10

and every: Revelation 16:20, Isaiah 2:14-Esther :, Jeremiah 3:23, Jeremiah 4:23-Ezekiel :, Jeremiah 51:25, Habakkuk 3:6, Habakkuk 3:10

Reciprocal: Job 9:5 - removeth Job 14:18 - the mountain Psalms 46:6 - earth Psalms 99:1 - earth Psalms 104:5 - that it Isaiah 1:31 - as tow Isaiah 13:13 - I will Isaiah 24:21 - the Lord Jeremiah 25:35 - the shepherds Matthew 24:35 - Heaven Luke 6:48 - the flood 2 Peter 3:12 - the heavens Revelation 20:11 - from

Verse 15

the kings: Revelation 18:9-1 Kings :, Revelation 19:13-Ecclesiastes :, Job 34:19, Job 34:20, Psalms 2:10-2 Kings :, Psalms 49:1, Psalms 49:2, Psalms 76:12, Psalms 110:5, Psalms 110:6, Isaiah 24:21, Isaiah 24:22

hid: Joshua 10:16, Joshua 10:17, Judges 6:2, 1 Samuel 13:6, Isaiah 2:10, Isaiah 2:19, Isaiah 42:22, Micah 7:17, Hebrews 11:38

Reciprocal: Numbers 16:34 - fled Deuteronomy 28:66 - General Deuteronomy 29:10 - General Joshua 8:20 - and they had Joshua 10:2 - they feared Judges 8:12 - took Judges 20:41 - were amazed 2 Kings 7:6 - the Lord 2 Kings 21:12 - whosoever 2 Chronicles 15:13 - whether small 2 Chronicles 32:21 - the leaders Job 13:20 - hide myself Job 18:11 - Terrors Job 30:6 - dwell Job 34:22 - no Psalms 68:12 - Kings Proverbs 1:27 - your fear Isaiah 2:9 - the mean Isaiah 5:15 - the mean Isaiah 10:3 - And what Isaiah 33:14 - sinners Jeremiah 4:29 - they shall go Jeremiah 16:6 - the great Jeremiah 16:16 - every mountain Jeremiah 46:5 - and their Jeremiah 49:8 - Flee Jeremiah 50:30 - all her Ezekiel 7:18 - and horror Ezekiel 32:32 - General Daniel 5:9 - greatly Nahum 3:11 - thou shalt be hid Nahum 3:18 - nobles Zephaniah 1:14 - the mighty Hebrews 10:27 - a certain James 5:1 - ye Revelation 1:7 - and all Revelation 11:18 - and thy Revelation 13:16 - free Revelation 19:18 - of all

Verse 16

Fall: Revelation 10:6, Jeremiah 8:3, Hosea 10:8, Luke 23:30

the face: Revelation 4:2, Revelation 4:5, Revelation 4:9, Revelation 20:11

and from: Revelation 6:10, Revelation 19:15, Psalms 2:9-2 Kings :, Psalms 14:5, Psalms 21:8-2 Kings :, Psalms 110:5, Psalms 110:6, Zechariah 1:14, Zechariah 1:15, Matthew 26:64, 2 Thessalonians 1:7-1 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Exodus 11:6 - General Joshua 2:11 - did there remain Joshua 2:24 - all the inhabitants Judges 8:12 - took 2 Kings 7:6 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 32:21 - the leaders Esther 1:12 - was the king Job 13:20 - hide myself Job 18:11 - Terrors Job 24:17 - in the terrors Job 25:2 - Dominion Job 34:22 - no Psalms 2:12 - when Psalms 18:45 - afraid Psalms 21:9 - in his Psalms 45:4 - right Psalms 47:2 - is terrible Psalms 50:22 - I tear Psalms 68:2 - as wax Psalms 68:35 - terrible Psalms 76:7 - who Psalms 88:7 - Thy wrath Isaiah 2:10 - Enter Isaiah 5:15 - the mean Isaiah 6:1 - sitting Isaiah 10:3 - And what Isaiah 22:5 - crying Jeremiah 11:11 - which Ezekiel 25:14 - and they shall know Zechariah 14:5 - the Lord Matthew 3:7 - flee Mark 3:5 - with anger John 1:29 - Behold John 3:36 - but Romans 4:15 - Because Romans 9:22 - willing 2 Thessalonians 1:8 - taking Hebrews 2:3 - How Revelation 5:6 - a Lamb Revelation 5:13 - and unto Revelation 9:6 - shall men

Verse 17

the great: Revelation 11:18, Revelation 16:14, Isaiah 13:6-Song of Solomon :, Jeremiah 30:7, Joel 2:31, Zephaniah 1:14-Job :, Romans 2:5, Jude 1:6

who: Psalms 76:7, Psalms 130:3, Psalms 130:4, Joel 2:11, Malachi 3:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 11:6 - General Joshua 2:24 - all the inhabitants 2 Kings 22:13 - great Esther 1:12 - was the king Job 21:30 - day Job 24:17 - in the terrors Psalms 2:12 - when Psalms 21:9 - in his Psalms 45:4 - right Psalms 47:2 - is terrible Psalms 50:22 - I tear Psalms 68:2 - as wax Psalms 68:35 - terrible Psalms 88:7 - Thy wrath Psalms 88:16 - fierce Psalms 90:11 - General Isaiah 22:5 - crying Jeremiah 11:11 - which Jeremiah 49:19 - that shepherd Ezekiel 13:5 - the day Ezekiel 25:14 - and they shall know Ezekiel 30:3 - the day is Joel 1:15 - the day of Nahum 1:6 - can stand Zephaniah 1:15 - is Zechariah 14:5 - the Lord Malachi 4:5 - great Matthew 3:7 - flee John 3:36 - but Romans 4:15 - Because Romans 9:22 - willing Ephesians 6:13 - to stand 2 Thessalonians 1:8 - taking Hebrews 2:3 - How Revelation 7:1 - after

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Revelation 6". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/revelation-6.html.