REVELATION 8:4

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.”

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Revelation 8:4 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
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
smoke καπνὸς Smoke smoke
of θυμιαμάτων An aroma, i.e., fragrant powder burnt in religious service; by implication, the burning itself of
the τῶν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
incense, θυμιαμάτων An aroma, i.e., fragrant powder burnt in religious service; by implication, the burning itself incense
which came (No Greek definition. English implied.)
with the ταῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) with the
prayers of προσευχαῖς Prayer (worship); by implication, an oratory (chapel) prayers
the τῶν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
saints, ἁγίων Sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) saints
ascended up ἀνέβη To go up (literally or figuratively) ascended up
before ἐνώπιον In the face of (literally or figuratively) before
God out θεοῦ A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God 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) of
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
angel's ἀγγέλου (to bring tidings); a messenger; especially an "angel"; by implication, a pastor angels
hand. χειρὸς The hand (literally or figuratively (power); especially (by Hebraism) a means or instrument) hand

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  • 2  And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.

  • 3  And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.

  • 4  And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.

  • 5  And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake.

  • 6  And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.




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