REVELATION 10:1

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire:”

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Revelation 10:1 Translation & Meaning

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And Καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
I saw εἶδον Used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know saw
another ἄλλον "else," i.e., different (in many applications) another
mighty ἰσχυρὸν Forcible (literally or figuratively) mighty
angel ἄγγελον (to bring tidings); a messenger; especially an "angel"; by implication, a pastor angel
come down καταβαίνοντα To descend (literally or figuratively) come down
from ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) from
heaven, οὐρανοῦ The sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) heaven
clothed with περιβεβλημένον To throw all around, i.e., invest (with a palisade or with clothing) clothed
a cloud: νεφέλην Properly, cloudiness, i.e., (concretely) a cloud cloud
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
a rainbow ἶρις A rainbow ("iris") rainbow
was (No Greek definition. English implied.)
upon ἐπὶ Properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e., over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc upon
his τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) his
head, κεφαλῆς The head (as the part most readily taken hold of), literally or figuratively head
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
his αὐτοῦ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons his
face πρόσωπον The front (as being towards view), i.e., the countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication, presence, person face
was (No Greek definition. English implied.)
as it were ὡς Which how, i.e., in that manner (very variously used, as follows) as it were
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
sun, ἥλιος The sun; by implication, light sun
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
his αὐτοῦ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons his
feet πόδες A "foot" (figuratively or literally) feet
as ὡς Which how, i.e., in that manner (very variously used, as follows) as
pillars στῦλοι A post ("style"), i.e., (figuratively) support pillars
of fire: πυρός "fire" (literally or figuratively, specially, lightning) fire

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  • 1  And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire:

  • 2  And he had in his hand a little book open: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth,

  • 3  And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.




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