Revelation 16

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Revelation 16
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Revelation 13:16-14:4 on Papyrus 47 from the third century.
Book Book of Revelation
Bible part New Testament
Order in the Bible part 27
Category Apocalypse

Revelation 16 is the sixteenth 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] It mainly describes the seven bowls of God's wrath, poured out on the wicked and the followers of the Antichrist after the sounding of the seven trumpets.[5]

Text

Structure

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


Verse 1

New King James Version

Then I heard a loud voice from the temple saying to the seven angels, “Go and pour out the bowls of the wrath of God on the earth.”[6]

Verse 12

New King James Version

Then the sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up, so that the way of the kings from the east might be prepared.[7]

Verse 16

New King James Version

And they gathered them together to the place called in Hebrew, Armageddon.[8][9]

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 11:15-Revelation 15:8
  6. Revelation 16:1
  7. Revelation 16:12
  8. Revelation 16:16
  9. John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible - Revelation 16:16

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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