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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1The opening of the seals in order, and what followed thereupon, containing a prophecy to the end of the world.
 
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Chapter 6

Verse 1
And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.


when
5:5-7
the noise
4:5; 10:3,4; 11:19
one
3,5,7; 4:6,7; Acts 4:20

Verse 2
And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
a white
19:11,14; Zechariah 1:8; 6:3-8
and he that
Psalms 45:3-5; 76:7
and a
14:14; 19:12; Zechariah 6:11-13; Matthew 28:18
and he went
11:15,18; 15:2; 17:14; Psalms 98:1; 110:2; Isaiah 25:8; Romans 15:18,19; 1 Corinthians 15:25,55-57; 2 Corinthians 10:3-5

Verse 3
And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.
1; 4:7

Verse 4
And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.
horse
12:3; 17:3,6; Zechariah 1:8; 6:2
power
13:10; Exodus 9:16,17; Isaiah 37:26,27; Ezekiel 29:18-20; Daniel 2:37,38; 5:19; John 19:11
and there
Psalms 17:13; Isaiah 10:5,6; Ezekiel 30:24,25

Verse 5
And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
he had
1; 4:6,7; 5:5,9
a black
Zechariah 6:2,6
had
Leviticus 26:26; Lamentations 5:10; Ezekiel 4:10,16

Verse 6
And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine.
A measure
and see
9:4; Psalms 76:10

Verse 7
And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast say, Come and see.
1,3,5; 4:7

Verse 8
And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
pale
Zechariah 6:3
was Death
20:13,14; Isaiah 25:8; Hosea 13:14; Habakkuk 2:5; 1 Corinthians 15:55; *marg:
unto them
or, to him. over.
8:7-12; 9:15,18; 12:4
kill
Leviticus 26:22-33; Jeremiah 15:2,3; 16:4,16; 43:11; Ezekiel 5:15-17; 14:13-21

Verse 9
And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:
I saw
8:3; 9:13; 14:18; Leviticus 4:7; John 16:2; *Gr: ; Philippians 2:17; 2 Timothy 4:6
the souls
20:4; 2 Corinthians 5:8; Philippians 1:23
slain
1:9; 2:13; 11:3-7; 12:11-17; 19:10; 2 Timothy 1:8

Verse 10
And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
they cried
Genesis 4:10; Psalms 9:12; Luke 18:7,8; Hebrews 12:24
How
Psalms 13:1; 35:17; 74:9,10; 94:3,4; Daniel 8:13; 12:6; Zechariah 1:12
holy
3:7; 15:3,4
dost
11:18; 16:5-7; 18:20,24; 19:2; Deuteronomy 32:36-43; Judges 16:28; 1 Samuel 24:12; Psalms 58:10,11; Isaiah 61:2; 63:1-6; Luke 21:22; Romans 12:19; 2 Thessalonians 1:6-8
avenge

Verse 11
And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.
white
3:4,5; 7:9,14
that they
14:13; Isaiah 26:20,21; Daniel 12:13
until
7:14; 13:15; 17:6; Matthew 10:21; 23:34,35; John 16:2; Hebrews 11:40

Verse 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;
there
8:5; 11:13; 16:18; 1 Kings 19:11-13; Isaiah 29:6; Amos 1:1; Zechariah 14:5; Matthew 24:7; Matthew 27:54; 28:2
the sun
Isaiah 13:9,10; 24:23; 60:19,20; Ezekiel 32:7,8; Joel 2:10,30,31; 3:15; Amos 8:9; Haggai 2:6,7,21,22; Matthew 24:29; 27:45; Mark 13:24,25; 15:33; Luke 23:44,45; Acts 2:19,20

Verse 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.
the stars
8:10-12; 9:1; Ezekiel 32:7; Daniel 8:10; Luke 21:25
untimely figs
or green figs. of a.
Isaiah 7:2; 33:9; Daniel 4:14; Nahum 3:12

Verse 14
And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.
the heaven
Psalms 102:26; Isaiah 34:4; Hebrews 1:11-13; 2 Peter 3:10
and every
16:20; Isaiah 2:14-17; Jeremiah 3:23; 4:23-26; 51:25; Habakkuk 3:6,10

Verse 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;
the kings
18:9-11; 19:13-21; Job 34:19,20; Psalms 2:10-12; 49:1,2; 76:12; 110:5,6; Isaiah 24:21,22
hid
Joshua 10:16,17; Judges 6:2; 1 Samuel 13:6; Isaiah 2:10,19; 42:22; Micah 7:17; Hebrews 11:38

Verse 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:
Fall
10:6; Jeremiah 8:3; Hosea 10:8; Luke 23:30
the face
4:2,5,9; 20:11
and from
10; 19:15; Psalms 2:9-12; 14:5; 21:8-12; 110:5,6; Zechariah 1:14,15; Matthew 26:64; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-9

Verse 17
For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?
the great
11:18; 16:14; Isaiah 13:6-22; Jeremiah 30:7; Joel 2:31; Zephaniah 1:14-18; Romans 2:5; Jude 1:6
who
Psalms 76:7; 130:3,4; Joel 2:11; Malachi 3:2


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Revelation 6". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=re&chapter=006>.  

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