REVELATION 14:6

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,”

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Revelation 14:6 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
angel ἄγγελον (to bring tidings); a messenger; especially an "angel"; by implication, a pastor angel
fly πετώμενον To fly fly
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
the midst of heaven, μεσουρανήματι Mid-sky midst heaven
having ἔχοντα To hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession; ability, contiuity, relation, or condition) having
the everlasting αἰώνιον Perpetual (also used of past time, or past and future as well) everlasting
gospel εὐαγγέλιον A good message, i.e., the gospel gospel
to preach εὐαγγελίσαι To announce good news ("evangelize") especially the gospel preach
unto that κατοικοῦντας To house permanently, i.e., reside (literally or figuratively) unto that
them τοὺς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) them
dwell κατοικοῦντας To house permanently, i.e., reside (literally or figuratively) dwell
on 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 on
the τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
earth, γῆς Soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) earth
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
to every πᾶν All, any, every, the whole every
nation, ἔθνος A race (as of the same habit), i.e., a tribe; specially, a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually, by implication, pagan) nation
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
kindred, φυλὴν An offshoot, i.e., race or clan kindred
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
tongue, γλῶσσαν The tongue; by implication, a language (specially, one naturally unacquired) tongue
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
people, λαόν A people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace) people

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  • 4  These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.

  • 5  And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.

  • 6  And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,

  • 7  Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.

  • 8  And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.




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