REVELATION 11:12

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies beheld them.”

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Revelation 11:12 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
they heard ἤκουσαν To hear (in various senses) heard
a great μεγάλην Big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application) great
voice φωνὴν A tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication, an address (for any purpose), saying or language voice
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
saying λέγουσαν Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean saying
unto them, αὐτοῖς 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 unto them
Come up Ἀνάβητε To go up (literally or figuratively) Come up
hither. ὧδε In this same spot, i.e., here or hither hither
And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
they ascended up ἀνέβησαν To go up (literally or figuratively) ascended up
to εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases to
heaven οὐρανὸν The sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) heaven
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
a τῇ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) a
cloud; νεφέλῃ 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
their αὐτῶν 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 their
enemies ἐχθροὶ Hateful (passively, odious, or actively, hostile); usually as a noun, an adversary (especially Satan) enemies
beheld ἐθεώρησαν To be a spectator of, i.e., discern, (literally, figuratively (experience) or intensively (acknowledge)) beheld
them. αὐτοὺς 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 them

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  • 10  And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.

  • 11  And after three days and an half the Spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them.

  • 12  And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies beheld them.

  • 13  And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.

  • 14  The second woe is past; and, behold, the third woe cometh quickly.




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