Revelation 11

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Revelation 11
Papyrus 98 (Rev 1,13-2.1).JPG
Revelation 1:13-2:1 on the verso side of Papyrus 98 from the second century.
Book Book of Revelation
Bible part New Testament
Order in the Bible part 27
Category Apocalypse

Revelation 11 is the eleventh chapter of the Book of Revelation or the Apocalypse of John in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.[1][2] The book is traditionally attributed to John the Apostle.[3][4]

Text

Structure

The seven angels with seven trumpets, and the angel with a censer, from the Bamberg Apocalypse.

This chapter can be grouped (with cross references to other parts of the Bible):

Verse 1

New King James Version

Then I was given a reed like a measuring rod. And the angel stood, saying, “Rise and measure the temple of God, the altar, and those who worship there."[5]

Verse 3

New King James Version

And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy one thousand two hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.[6]

Verse 4

These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth.[7]

Verse 8

King James Version

And their dead bodies will lie in the street of the great city which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.[8]

Verse 11

King James Version

Now after the three-and-a-half days the breath of life from God entered them, and they stood on their feet, and great fear fell on those who saw them. [9][10]

Verse 15

New King James Version

Then the seventh angel sounded: And there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever!” [11]

Verse 19

New King James Version

Then the temple of God was opened in heaven, and the ark of His covenant was seen in His temple. And there were lightnings, noises, thunderings, an earthquake, and great hail.[12]

See also

References

  1. Halley, Henry H. Halley's Bible Handbook: an abbreviated Bible commentary. 23rd edition. Zondervan Publishing House. 1962.
  2. Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook. Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville, Tennessee. 2012.
  3. Davids, Peter H (1982). I Howard Marshall and W Ward Gasque, ed. New International Greek Testament Commentary: The Epistle of James (Repr. ed.). Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans. ISBN 0802823882. 
  4. Evans, Craig A (2005). Craig A Evans, ed. Bible Knowledge Background Commentary: John, Hebrews-Revelation. Colorado Springs, Colo.: Victor. ISBN 0781442281. 
  5. Revelation 11:1
  6. Revelation 11:3
  7. Revelation 11:4
  8. Revelation 11:8
  9. Revelation 11:11
  10. John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible - Revelation 11:11
  11. Revelation 11:15
  12. Revelation 11:19

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gill, John. Exposition of the Entire Bible (1746-1763). 

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