REVELATION 7:5

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Of the tribe of Juda were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Gad were sealed twelve thousand.”

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Revelation 7:5 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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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) Of
the tribe φυλῆς An offshoot, i.e., race or clan tribe
of Juda Ἰούδα Judah (i.e., Jehudah or Juttah), a part of (or place in) Palestine Juda
were (No Greek definition. English implied.)
sealed ἐσφραγισμένοι To stamp (with a signet or private mark) for security or preservation (literally or figuratively); by implication, to keep secret, to attest sealed
twelve ιβ' Two and ten, i.e., a dozen twelve
thousand. χιλιάδες One thousand ("chiliad") thousand
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) Of
the tribe φυλῆς An offshoot, i.e., race or clan tribe
of Reuben Ῥουβὴν Ruben (i.e., Reuben), an Israelite Reuben
were (No Greek definition. English implied.)
sealed ἐσφραγισμένοι· To stamp (with a signet or private mark) for security or preservation (literally or figuratively); by implication, to keep secret, to attest sealed
twelve ιβ' Two and ten, i.e., a dozen twelve
thousand. χιλιάδες One thousand ("chiliad") thousand
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) Of
the tribe φυλῆς An offshoot, i.e., race or clan tribe
of Gad Γὰδ Gad, a tribe of Israelites Gad
were (No Greek definition. English implied.)
sealed ἐσφραγισμένοι· To stamp (with a signet or private mark) for security or preservation (literally or figuratively); by implication, to keep secret, to attest sealed
twelve ιβ' Two and ten, i.e., a dozen twelve
thousand. χιλιάδες One thousand ("chiliad") thousand

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  • 3  Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.

  • 4  And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel.

  • 5  Of the tribe of Juda were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Gad were sealed twelve thousand.

  • 6  Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Nepthalim were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Manasses were sealed twelve thousand.

  • 7  Of the tribe of Simeon were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Levi were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Issachar were sealed twelve thousand.




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