Revelation of John 4


The Throne in Heaven

After these things I saw, and behold, a door being opened in the heaven. And the [2voice 1first] which I heard was as a trumpet speaking with me, saying, Ascend here! and I will show to you what must take place after these. And immediately I existed in spirit. And behold, a throne was situated in the heaven, and upon the throne one sitting, likened in sight [2stone 1to a jasper], and sardius; and a rainbow was round about the throne, likened to the sight of emerald. And round about the throne were [2thrones 1twenty-four]; and upon the thrones I saw the twenty-four elders sitting down, being covered in [2garments 1white]; and upon their heads [2crowns 1golden]. And from out of the throne went forth lightnings, and voices, and thunders. And seven lamps of fire were burning before his throne, which are seven spirits of God. And before the throne was as a sea of glass, likened to ice. And in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four living creatures full of eyes in front and behind. And the [2living creature 1first] was likened to a lion, and the second living creature was likened to a calf, and the third living creature having the face as a man, and the fourth living creature was likened [2eagle 1to a flying]. And four living creatures one by one of them having each [2wings 1six] round about, and from inside being full of eyes; and [3rest 2no 1they have] day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, holy, holy, holy, holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty, the one who was, and the one being, and the one coming. And whenever [3shall give 1the 2living creatures] glory, and honor, and thankfulness to the one sitting upon the throne, to the one living into the eons of the eons, 10 [4shall fall 1the 2twenty four 3elders] before the one sitting upon the throne, and shall do obeisance to the one living into the eons of the eons; and they shall cast their crowns before the throne, saying, 11 Worthy are you the Lord and our God, the holy one, to receive the glory, and the honor, and the power; for you created all things, and by your will they are and were created.
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