REVELATION 6:14

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.”

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Revelation 6:14 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
the heaven οὐρανὸς The sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) heaven
departed ἀπεχωρίσθη To rend apart; reflexively, to separate departed
as ὡς Which how, i.e., in that manner (very variously used, as follows) as
a scroll βιβλίον A roll scroll
when it is rolled together; εἱλισσόμενον To coil or wrap rolled together
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
every πᾶν All, any, every, the whole every
mountain ὄρος A mountain (as lifting itself above the plain) mountain
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
island νῆσος An island island
were moved ἐκινήθησαν To stir (transitively), literally or figuratively moved
out 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
of 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 of their
places. τόπων A spot (general in space, but limited by occupancy; whereas G5561 is a large but participle locality), i.e., location (as a position, home, tract, etc.); figuratively, condition, opportunity; specially, a scabbard places

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  • 12  And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;

  • 13  And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.

  • 14  And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.

  • 15  And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;

  • 16  And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:




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