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Revelation 7

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Introduction

Overview

Revelation 7:1, An angel seals the servants of God in their foreheads; Revelation 7:4, The number of them that were sealed . o f the tribes of Israel a certain number; Revelation 7:9, Of all the other nations an innumerable multitude, which stand before the throne, clad in white robes, and palms in their hands; Revelation 7:14, Their robes were washed in the blood of the Lamb.

Verse 1

after: Revelation 4:1 - Revelation 6:17

four angels: Revelation 4:6, Revelation 9:14, Ezekiel 7:2, Ezekiel 37:9, Zechariah 1:18-20, Zechariah 6:1, Matthew 24:31, Mark 13:27

holding: Isaiah 27:8, Jeremiah 49:36, Daniel 7:2, Daniel 8:8, Jonah 1:4, Matthew 8:26, Matthew 8:27, Matthew 24:31

the wind: Revelation 6:6, Revelation 9:4, Isaiah 27:3

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 21:12 - the angel Revelation 10:1 - another

Verse 2

And I: Revelation 8:3, Revelation 10:1, Malachi 3:1, Malachi 4:2, Acts 7:30-32

having: Revelation 7:3-8, Revelation 5:2, Revelation 10:4, Song of Solomon 8:6, John 6:27, 2 Corinthians 1:22, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 4:30, 2 Timothy 2:19

living: Deuteronomy 5:26, 1 Samuel 17:26, 1 Samuel 17:36, 2 Kings 19:4, Matthew 26:63, 1 Thessalonians 1:9, Hebrews 12:22

to whom: Revelation 1:3, Revelation 8:7-12

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:11 - engravings of a signet Psalms 71:3 - thou hast Jeremiah 32:10 - and sealed Ezekiel 9:4 - set a mark 1 Timothy 3:15 - the living

Verse 3

Hurt not: Revelation 6:6, Revelation 9:4, Isaiah 6:13, Isaiah 27:8, Isaiah 65:8, Matthew 24:22, Matthew 24:31

till: Revelation 14:1, Exodus 12:13, Exodus 12:23, Isaiah 26:20, Isaiah 26:21, Exodus 9:4-6, Zephaniah 2:3

the servants: Revelation 19:2, Isaiah 54:17, Daniel 3:17, Daniel 3:26, Daniel 6:16, Malachi 3:18, John 12:26, Romans 6:22

in their: Revelation 13:16, Revelation 14:1, Revelation 20:4, Revelation 22:4

Reciprocal: Psalms 71:3 - thou hast Song of Solomon 4:12 - sealed Ezekiel 9:4 - set a mark Ezekiel 9:6 - but 2 Corinthians 1:22 - sealed Revelation 7:2 - having Revelation 17:5 - upon

Verse 4

I heard: Revelation 9:16

an: Revelation 14:1, Revelation 14:3, Genesis 15:5, Romans 9:27, Romans 11:5, Romans 11:6

all: Ezekiel 47:13, Ezekiel 48:19, Ezekiel 48:31, Zechariah 9:1, Matthew 19:28, Luke 22:30, Acts 26:7, James 1:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:14 - thy seed Genesis 35:22 - Now the sons Genesis 49:28 - every one Exodus 1:1 - General Exodus 28:21 - according to the twelve Numbers 1:5 - Elizur Numbers 1:17 - General Numbers 1:46 - General Numbers 26:55 - by lot 1 Kings 18:31 - twelve stones 2 Chronicles 11:3 - to all Israel Ezra 6:17 - according to Psalms 115:14 - Lord Ezekiel 36:38 - the waste Luke 14:22 - and yet Acts 3:26 - first Ephesians 1:10 - he Ephesians 3:15 - the whole Revelation 9:4 - which Revelation 21:12 - and names Revelation 21:17 - an

Verse 5

tribe of Juda: Exodus 1:2-4, Numbers 1:4-15, Numbers 10:14-27, Numbers 13:4-16, 1 Corinthians 2:1, 1 Corinthians 2:2

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 2:1 - Reuben Matthew 1:2 - Jacob begat Mark 13:27 - shall gather

Verse 6

Aser: Luke 2:36

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:5 - Reuben Genesis 48:19 - I know it Numbers 1:34 - Manasseh Matthew 8:11 - That

Verse 7

Simeon: Numbers 1:22, Numbers 25:14, Numbers 26:14, Joshua 19:1, Judges 1:3

Levi: Genesis 29:34, Genesis 35:23, Genesis 49:5, Exodus 6:16

Issachar: Genesis 30:18, Genesis 35:23, Genesis 49:11, Joshua 19:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:5 - Reuben

Verse 8

Reciprocal: Genesis 30:24 - And she Genesis 48:19 - I know it Judges 1:22 - the house

Verse 9

a great: Genesis 49:10, Psalms 2:8, Psalms 22:27, Psalms 72:7-11, Psalms 76:4, Psalms 77:2, Psalms 98:3, Psalms 110:2, Psalms 110:3, Psalms 117:1, Psalms 117:2, Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 2:3, Isaiah 49:6-8, Isaiah 60:1-14, Jeremiah 3:17, Jeremiah 16:19, Zechariah 2:11, Zechariah 8:20-23, Romans 15:9-12

no man: Revelation 5:11, Revelation 11:15, Genesis 13:16, Hosea 1:10, Luke 12:1, Romans 11:25, Hebrews 11:12, Hebrews 12:22

of all: Revelation 5:9, Daniel 4:1, Daniel 6:25

stood: Luke 21:36, Ephesians 6:13

clothed: Revelation 7:13, Revelation 7:14, Revelation 3:4, Revelation 3:5, Revelation 3:18, Revelation 4:4, Revelation 6:11

palms: Leviticus 23:40, John 12:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:3 - in thee Genesis 28:14 - thy seed Exodus 12:3 - take to Numbers 29:35 - eighth day 2 Samuel 22:1 - in 1 Kings 6:29 - palm trees 1 Chronicles 29:11 - is the greatness Nehemiah 8:15 - palm Psalms 72:16 - There Psalms 115:14 - Lord Psalms 145:10 - and thy saints Psalms 146:2 - While I live Ecclesiastes 9:8 - thy garments Song of Solomon 2:14 - for sweet Song of Solomon 6:8 - General Isaiah 4:2 - them that are escaped Isaiah 35:10 - and sorrow Isaiah 42:12 - General Isaiah 49:12 - these shall Isaiah 49:13 - O heavens Isaiah 51:11 - the redeemed Isaiah 53:11 - see Isaiah 54:1 - break Isaiah 60:6 - they shall show Isaiah 60:8 - fly Isaiah 60:22 - little Isaiah 61:3 - the garment Isaiah 61:10 - for Jeremiah 33:22 - the host Ezekiel 16:10 - I girded Ezekiel 40:16 - palm trees Ezekiel 40:22 - palm trees Ezekiel 41:18 - palm trees Ezekiel 47:5 - waters to swim in Ezekiel 47:22 - and to the strangers Daniel 11:32 - shall be Zechariah 8:23 - out Matthew 3:14 - I have Matthew 22:10 - and the Matthew 26:28 - shed Mark 9:3 - exceeding Mark 14:24 - which Luke 13:29 - General Luke 15:22 - the best Luke 20:36 - they are John 1:17 - grace John 1:29 - Behold John 11:52 - not John 12:24 - if John 14:6 - no Acts 3:25 - all Acts 4:12 - is there Romans 5:15 - hath Romans 5:19 - so by Romans 8:37 - Nay Galatians 1:4 - from Galatians 2:16 - we have Ephesians 5:27 - glorious 1 Timothy 3:16 - believed Hebrews 2:10 - many Hebrews 13:15 - the sacrifice James 1:9 - in Revelation 4:2 - and one Revelation 5:6 - a Lamb Revelation 5:13 - every Revelation 13:6 - and them Revelation 14:1 - a Lamb Revelation 19:14 - clothed Revelation 22:19 - and from

Verse 10

cried: Zechariah 4:7

Salvation: Revelation 19:1, Psalms 3:8, Psalms 37:39, Psalms 68:19, Psalms 68:20, Psalms 115:1, Isaiah 43:11, Isaiah 45:15, Isaiah 45:21, Jeremiah 3:23, Hosea 13:4, Jonah 2:9, Zechariah 9:9, Luke 3:6, John 4:22, Ephesians 2:8

sitteth: Revelation 4:2, Revelation 4:3, Revelation 4:9-11, Revelation 5:7, Revelation 5:13, Revelation 5:14, Revelation 21:5

unto: Revelation 4:6, Revelation 4:9, Revelation 22:3, John 1:29, John 1:36

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:21 - Sing ye Psalms 27:1 - salvation Psalms 32:7 - songs Psalms 89:5 - heavens Psalms 106:47 - to give Psalms 117:1 - praise him Song of Solomon 2:14 - for sweet Isaiah 12:2 - God Isaiah 51:11 - the redeemed Isaiah 54:1 - break Jeremiah 33:22 - the host Ezekiel 47:22 - and to the strangers Daniel 11:32 - shall be Zechariah 8:23 - out Luke 13:29 - General John 11:52 - not Acts 4:12 - is there Romans 5:15 - hath Romans 8:37 - Nay Romans 11:36 - to whom Romans 16:27 - God 1 Timothy 1:12 - I thank Hebrews 2:3 - so James 1:9 - in James 5:13 - let him sing Revelation 5:8 - the four Revelation 5:9 - sung Revelation 12:11 - the blood Revelation 15:3 - and the song Revelation 22:1 - proceeding

Verse 11

all: Revelation 4:6, Revelation 5:11-13, Revelation 19:4-6, Psalms 103:20, Psalms 103:21, Psalms 148:1, Psalms 148:2

and fell: Revelation 11:16

and worshipped: Revelation 4:10, Revelation 15:4, Revelation 19:4, Revelation 22:9, Psalms 45:11, Psalms 97:7, Matthew 4:10, John 5:23, Hebrews 1:6

Reciprocal: Leviticus 9:24 - they shouted Numbers 14:5 - General Nehemiah 8:6 - with their faces Psalms 69:34 - Let Isaiah 6:2 - stood 1 Corinthians 4:9 - and to men 2 Thessalonians 1:10 - to be glorified Revelation 4:4 - four and twenty Revelation 4:9 - when Revelation 15:3 - and the song Revelation 22:1 - proceeding

Verse 12

Amen: Revelation 1:18, Revelation 5:13, Revelation 5:14, Revelation 19:4, Psalms 41:13, Psalms 72:19, Psalms 89:52, Psalms 106:48, Matthew 6:13, Jude 1:25

Blessing: Revelation 5:12, Revelation 5:13

thanksgiving: Nehemiah 12:8, Nehemiah 12:46, Psalms 50:14, Psalms 95:2, Psalms 100:4, Psalms 107:22, Psalms 116:17, Psalms 147:7, Isaiah 51:3, Jeremiah 33:9, Jeremiah 33:11, Jonah 2:9, 2 Corinthians 4:15, 2 Corinthians 9:11, 2 Corinthians 9:12, Colossians 2:7, Colossians 3:17

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 16:29 - the glory Psalms 30:12 - I will Psalms 96:7 - glory Psalms 138:5 - for great Isaiah 25:1 - thou art Matthew 11:19 - But 2 Corinthians 1:20 - unto 2 Corinthians 2:14 - thanks Galatians 1:5 - whom Ephesians 1:17 - the Father Ephesians 3:21 - be Philippians 4:20 - unto Colossians 3:15 - and be 2 Thessalonians 1:10 - to be glorified 1 Timothy 1:17 - be 1 Timothy 6:16 - to whom Revelation 4:9 - when Revelation 14:11 - for

Verse 13

one: Revelation 4:4, Revelation 4:10, Revelation 5:5, Revelation 5:11

arrayed: Revelation 7:9

whence: Genesis 16:8, Judges 13:6, John 7:28

Reciprocal: Leviticus 6:10 - linen garment Psalms 51:7 - whiter Ecclesiastes 9:8 - thy garments Isaiah 64:6 - all our Daniel 7:16 - one Daniel 12:10 - shall be Zechariah 1:9 - what Zechariah 1:19 - What Zechariah 3:3 - General Zechariah 4:4 - What Zechariah 13:1 - a fountain Luke 15:22 - the best Romans 6:22 - become Revelation 3:4 - walk Revelation 3:18 - white Revelation 19:8 - the fine Revelation 22:11 - and he that

Verse 14

thou: Exodus 37:3

came: Revelation 2:9, Revelation 6:9-11, Revelation 15:2, Revelation 17:6, John 16:33, Acts 14:22, Romans 5:3, 2 Thessalonians 1:4

and have: Revelation 1:5, Isaiah 1:18, Zechariah 3:3-5, Zechariah 13:1, John 13:8-14, 1 Corinthians 6:11, Ephesians 5:26, Ephesians 5:27, Hebrews 9:14, 1 John 1:7

the blood: Revelation 5:9, Revelation 12:11, Hebrews 13:12, 1 Peter 1:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:8 - General Genesis 49:11 - he washed Exodus 19:10 - wash Leviticus 8:6 - washed Leviticus 8:30 - the anointing Leviticus 11:25 - and be unclean Leviticus 14:8 - wash his Leviticus 15:5 - General Leviticus 15:21 - General Leviticus 17:15 - both wash Numbers 8:7 - wash their Numbers 19:12 - He shall purify 1 Samuel 26:24 - let him deliver 1 Kings 7:38 - ten lavers 2 Kings 5:13 - Wash 2 Chronicles 4:2 - a molten sea 2 Chronicles 4:6 - but the sea Job 11:16 - Because Psalms 15:1 - Lord Psalms 30:11 - turned Psalms 34:6 - saved Psalms 34:19 - Many Psalms 51:2 - Wash Psalms 51:7 - whiter Psalms 57:1 - until Psalms 66:12 - but thou Psalms 71:20 - which Psalms 72:16 - of the city Psalms 84:6 - Who Psalms 90:15 - Make Psalms 140:13 - the upright Psalms 143:11 - bring Psalms 149:4 - beautify Proverbs 13:19 - The desire Ecclesiastes 9:8 - thy garments Isaiah 1:16 - Wash Ezekiel 36:25 - filthiness Daniel 7:16 - one Daniel 11:33 - yet Daniel 12:10 - shall be Zechariah 1:9 - what Zechariah 1:19 - What Zechariah 3:4 - Take Zechariah 4:4 - What Malachi 3:2 - like fullers' Matthew 1:21 - for Matthew 5:4 - General Matthew 6:13 - deliver Matthew 24:9 - shall they Matthew 26:28 - shed Mark 8:35 - will save Mark 9:3 - exceeding Luke 9:31 - spake Luke 15:22 - the best Luke 16:25 - likewise John 1:29 - Behold John 13:5 - to wash John 16:20 - your John 17:24 - I will John 19:34 - came John 20:12 - in Acts 1:10 - two Acts 7:10 - delivered Romans 3:24 - through Romans 4:25 - Who was Romans 5:15 - hath Romans 8:10 - but Romans 8:35 - shall tribulation 2 Corinthians 5:8 - present Galatians 2:16 - we have Galatians 3:11 - that Philippians 1:23 - far 1 Thessalonians 4:17 - and so 2 Thessalonians 1:7 - who 2 Timothy 3:12 - shall Hebrews 4:9 - remaineth Hebrews 12:23 - the spirits Hebrews 13:23 - is set 1 Peter 5:9 - the same 1 John 5:6 - blood Revelation 1:9 - companion Revelation 3:4 - which Revelation 4:4 - clothed Revelation 6:11 - white Revelation 7:9 - clothed Revelation 14:13 - Yea Revelation 19:8 - the fine

Verse 15

are: Revelation 4:4, Revelation 14:3-5, Hebrews 8:1, Hebrews 12:2

serve: Revelation 20:10, Revelation 22:5, Psalms 134:1, Psalms 134:2

dwell: Revelation 21:3, Revelation 21:4, Revelation 22:3, Exodus 29:45, 1 Kings 6:13, 1 Chronicles 23:25, Psalms 68:16-18, Isaiah 4:5, Isaiah 4:6, John 1:14, 1 Corinthians 3:16, 2 Corinthians 6:16

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 30:8 - serve Psalms 16:11 - in thy Psalms 45:15 - With Psalms 84:4 - they will Psalms 106:3 - Blessed Psalms 119:44 - keep Psalms 121:4 - shall Psalms 126:6 - shall doubtless Psalms 145:2 - Every day Isaiah 6:1 - sitting Isaiah 35:8 - but it shall be for those Isaiah 60:20 - the days Zephaniah 3:13 - they Zephaniah 3:15 - is in Luke 2:37 - but Luke 18:7 - which Luke 20:38 - for all John 14:23 - make Acts 20:19 - Serving Galatians 3:11 - that Ephesians 3:19 - that ye 1 Thessalonians 3:10 - Night Revelation 4:8 - and they Revelation 14:4 - which follow Revelation 19:5 - a voice

Verse 16

hunger: Psalms 42:2, Psalms 63:1, Psalms 143:6, Isaiah 41:17, Isaiah 49:10, Isaiah 65:13, Matthew 5:6, Luke 1:53, Luke 6:21, John 4:14

the sun: Revelation 21:4, Psalms 121:6, Song of Solomon 1:6, Isaiah 4:5, Isaiah 4:6, Isaiah 25:4, Isaiah 32:2, Jonah 4:8, Matthew 13:6, Matthew 13:21, Mark 4:6, Mark 4:17, James 1:11

Reciprocal: Joshua 5:12 - the manna Psalms 17:15 - I shall Psalms 65:4 - we shall be Psalms 107:9 - General Ecclesiastes 1:8 - the eye Jeremiah 31:14 - my people Ezekiel 34:14 - feed them Ezekiel 34:29 - consumed Nahum 1:12 - I will Zechariah 14:8 - in summer Mark 8:8 - and were Luke 16:24 - in water John 2:10 - but John 6:35 - never hunger 2 Thessalonians 2:16 - everlasting Revelation 16:8 - and power

Verse 17

in the: Revelation 5:6

feed: Psalms 22:26, Psalms 23:1, Psalms 23:2, Psalms 23:5, Psalms 28:9, Psalms 36:8, Song of Solomon 1:7, Song of Solomon 1:8, Isaiah 25:6, Isaiah 40:11, Isaiah 49:9, Ezekiel 34:23, Micah 5:4, Micah 7:14, Matthew 2:6, *marg. John 10:11, John 10:14, John 21:15-17, Acts 20:28, 1 Peter 5:2

shall lead: Revelation 21:6, Psalms 36:9, Isaiah 12:3, Isaiah 30:25, Isaiah 35:6, Isaiah 35:7, Jeremiah 2:13, Jeremiah 31:9, John 4:11, John 4:14, John 7:37, John 7:38

God: Revelation 4:11, Revelation 21:4, Isaiah 25:8, Isaiah 30:19, Isaiah 35:10, Isaiah 60:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 29:2 - there Exodus 15:27 - Elim Numbers 19:17 - running water shall be put thereto Joshua 5:12 - the manna 2 Kings 20:5 - I have seen Psalms 17:15 - I shall Psalms 25:5 - Lead Psalms 56:8 - put Psalms 63:1 - soul Psalms 65:4 - we shall be Psalms 107:9 - General Psalms 116:8 - mine Proverbs 8:20 - lead Ecclesiastes 1:8 - the eye Song of Solomon 6:2 - feed Isaiah 38:5 - I have seen Isaiah 41:18 - General Isaiah 49:10 - shall not Isaiah 51:11 - and sorrow Isaiah 57:18 - will lead Isaiah 65:19 - the voice of weeping Jeremiah 17:13 - forsaken Jeremiah 31:12 - and they Jeremiah 31:14 - my people Micah 2:13 - their Zechariah 14:8 - in summer Matthew 25:21 - enter Matthew 26:29 - with Mark 8:8 - and were Luke 1:53 - filled Luke 12:37 - that Luke 16:24 - in water John 1:29 - Behold John 2:10 - but John 4:10 - living John 5:26 - so hath John 10:3 - and leadeth Acts 20:37 - wept 1 Corinthians 7:30 - that weep 2 Thessalonians 2:16 - everlasting 2 Timothy 1:4 - being Revelation 3:21 - and am Revelation 4:6 - the midst Revelation 22:1 - water

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Revelation 7". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/revelation-7.html.
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