REVELATION 7:7

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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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Revelation 7:7 Translation & Meaning

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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 Simeon Συμεὼν Symeon (i.e., Shimon), the name of five Israelites Simeon
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 Levi Λευὶ Levi, the name of three Israelites Levi
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 Issachar Ἰσαχάρ Isachar (i.e., Jissaskar), a son of Jacob (figuratively, his descendant) Issachar
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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  • 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.

  • 8  Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Benjamin were sealed twelve thousand.

  • 9  After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;




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