REVELATION 8:5

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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.”

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Revelation 8:5 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 The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
angel ἄγγελος (to bring tidings); a messenger; especially an "angel"; by implication, a pastor angel
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
censer, λιβανωτόν Frankincense, i.e., (by extension) a censer for burning it censer
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
filled ἐγέμισεν To fill entirely filled
it αὐτὸ 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 it
with πυρὸς "fire" (literally or figuratively, specially, lightning) with
fire πυρὸς "fire" (literally or figuratively, specially, lightning) fire
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
altar, θυσιαστηρίου A place of sacrifice, i.e., an altar (special or genitive case, literal or figurative) altar
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
cast ἔβαλεν To throw (in various applications, more or less violent or intense) cast
it (No Greek definition. English implied.)
into εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases into
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
earth: γῆν Soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) earth
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
there were ἐγένοντο To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) there were
voices, φωναὶ A tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication, an address (for any purpose), saying or language voices
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
thunderings, βρονταὶ Thunder thunderings
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
lightnings, ἀστραπαὶ Lightning; by analogy, glare lightnings
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
an earthquake. σεισμός A commotion, i.e., (of the air) a gale, (of the ground) an earthquake earthquake

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  • 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.

  • 7  The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.




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