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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 17:6b–10)

This entry is part 44 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 44 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary After the angel asked about John’s marveling (17:6b–7a), he promised an explanation of the woman, the beast with the seven heads, and his ten horns (17:7) and gave it―beast (17:8), heads (17:9–11), horns (17:12–14, 16–17), woman (17:18), […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 17:1–6a)

This entry is part 43 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 43 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary With similarities that work to bring out a stark contrast to John’s vision of the New Jerusalem (cf. 21:9–11), John is invited by one of the angels who had one of the last seven bowls to see […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 16:17–21)

This entry is part 42 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 42 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary The seventh angel poured out his bowl into the air, and the Father proclaimed, “It is done!” (16:17), a statement He proclaims again at the end of all that is initiated by this bowl, the last of […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 16:12–16)

This entry is part 41 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 41 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary The sixth angel poured out his bowl on the Euphrates River, drying it up and removing it as a barrier for the eastern kings to travel for battle (16:12; cf. 16:14). Satan, the antichrist, and the false […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 16:1–11)

This entry is part 40 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 40 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary A loud voice from the temple commanded the seven angels to pour God’s wrath onto the earth (16:1). The first angel poured out his bowl, resulting in sores upon the followers of the Antichrist (16:2). The second […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 15:5–8)

This entry is part 39 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 39 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary  John looked again and saw the scene continue as the sanctuary of the heavenly tabernacle was opened (15:5). Seven angels came out, clothed to symbolize their task―purifying and conquering the world through seven plagues for the Lamb […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 15:1–4)

This entry is part 38 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 38 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary John saw another sign (cf. 12:1, 3), great and amazing, consisting of the last plagues that will finish the wrath of God (15:1). Martyrs who overcame the beast, its image, and its number stood with harps to […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 14:14–20)

This entry is part 36 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 36 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary John again looked and saw Christ (cf. 1:13) with a sickle, sharpened for the painful judgment to follow (14:14). Relaying orders from the Father, another angel (a fourth; cf. 14:6, 8, 9) instructed Christ to reap the […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 14:6–13)

This entry is part 37 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 37 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary Another angel (cf. 12:7) was flying above, proclaiming his gospel to the world (14:6). Commands therein were to fear God and give Him glory in light of the final outpouring of His wrath, as well as to […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 14:1–5)

This entry is part 35 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 35 of 44 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary John looks past the Tribulation to see the Lamb standing on Mount Zion in contrast to the dragon and beasts standing on the sand (14:1). Zion could be the literal Jerusalem in the Millennium, thus showing the […]

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