Bible: Rev 6:1-8

The Seven Seals

6:1 I looked on when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying with a thunderous voice, 1 Come! 2  6:2 So 3  I looked, 4  and here came 5  a white horse! The 6  one who rode it 7  had a bow, and he was given a crown, 8  and as a conqueror 9  he rode out to conquer.

6:3 Then 10  when the Lamb 11  opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, “Come! 6:4 And another horse, fiery red, 12  came out, and the one who rode it 13  was granted permission 14  to take peace from the earth, so that people would butcher 15  one another, and he was given a huge sword.

6:5 Then 16  when the Lamb opened the third seal I heard the third living creature saying, “Come!” So 17  I looked, 18  and here came 19  a black horse! The 20  one who rode it 21  had a balance scale 22  in his hand. 6:6 Then 23  I heard something like a voice from among the four living creatures saying, “A quart 24  of wheat will cost a day’s pay 25  and three quarts of barley will cost a day’s pay. But 26  do not damage the olive oil and the wine!

6:7 Then 27  when the Lamb opened the fourth seal I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, “Come! 6:8 So 28  I looked 29  and here came 30  a pale green 31  horse! The 32  name of the one who rode it 33  was Death, and Hades followed right behind. 34  They 35  were given authority over a fourth of the earth, to kill its population with the sword, 36  famine, and disease, 37  and by the wild animals of the earth.

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