REVELATION 5:7

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.”

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Revelation 5:7 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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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
he came ἦλθεν To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) came
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
took εἴληφεν To take. While G0138 is more violent, to seize or remove. took
the τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
book βιβλίον A roll book
out of 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) out
the τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
right hand δεξιᾶς The right side or (feminine) hand (as that which usually takes) right hand
of that καθημένου And ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of G1476); to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside of that
him τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) him
sat καθημένου And ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of G1476); to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside sat
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
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
throne. θρόνου A stately seat ("throne"); by implication, power or (concretely) a potentate throne

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  • 5  And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.

  • 6  And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.

  • 7  And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.

  • 8  And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.

  • 9  And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;




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