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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1The preface.
4John's salutation to the seven churches of Asia.
7The coming of Christ.
8His glorious power and majesty.
 
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Chapter 1

Verse 1
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:


Revelation
Daniel 2:28,29; Amos 3:7; Romans 16:25; Galatians 1:12; Ephesians 3:3
which God
John 3:32; 8:26; 12:49
to shew
22:6; Psalms 25:14; John 15:15
which must
3,19; 4:1; 2Pe:
and he
22:6,16; Daniel 8:16; 9:21,23
John
4,9; 21:2

Verse 2
Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.
bare
9; 6:9; 12:11,17; John 1:32; 12:17; 19:35; 21:24; 1 Corinthians 1:6; 2:1; 1 John 5:7-11; 3 John 1:12
and of all
19; John 3:11; Acts 4:20; 22:15; 26:16; 1 John 1:1; 4:14

Verse 3
Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.
Blessed
22:7; Proverbs 8:34; Daniel 12:12,13; Luke 11:28
for
22:6,10,12,20; Romans 13:11; James 5:8,9; 1 Peter 4:7; 2 Peter 3:8

Verse 4
John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne;
John
1
to the
11,20; 2:1,8,12,18; 3:1,7,14; Acts 19:10; 1 Peter 1:1
Grace
Romans 1:7; 1 Corinthians 1:3; 2 Corinthians 1:2; 1 Peter 1:2
him
1:8; Exodus 3:14; Psalms 90:2; 102:25-27; Isaiah 41:4; 57:15; Micah 5:2; John 1:1; Hebrews 1:10-13; 13:8; James 1:17
from the
3:1; 4:5; 5:6; Zechariah 3:9; 4:10; 6:5; 1 Corinthians 12:4-13

Verse 5
And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
who is
3:14; Psalms 89:36,37; Isaiah 55:4; John 3:11,32; 8:14-16; 18:37; 1 Timothy 6:13; 1 John 5:7-10
and the first
Acts 26:23; 1 Corinthians 15:20-23; Colossians 1:18
and the prince
11:15; 17:14; 19:16; Psalms 72:11; 89:27; Proverbs 8:15,16; Daniel 2:2; 7:14; Matthew 28:18; Ephesians 1:20-22; 1 Timothy 6:15
him
Deuteronomy 7:8; 23:5; John 13:1,34; 15:9; Romans 8:37; Galatians 2:20; Ephesians 2:4; 5:2,25-27; 1 John 4:10
washed
7:14; Zechariah 13:1; John 13:8-10; Acts 20:28; 1 Corinthians 6:11; Hebrews 9:14; 1 Peter 1:19; 1 John 1:7

Verse 6
And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
made
5:10; 20:6; Exodus 19:6; Isaiah 61:6; Romans 12:1; 1 Peter 2:5-9
to him
4:11; 5:12-14; Psalms 72:18,19; Daniel 4:34; Matthew 6:13; John 5:23; Philippians 2:11; 1 Timothy 6:16; Hebrews 13:21; 1 Peter 4:11; 5:11; 2 Peter 3:18; Jude 1:25

Verse 7
Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.
he cometh
14:14-16; Psalms 97:2; Isaiah 19:1; Daniel 7:13; Nahum 1:3; Matthew 24:30; 26:64; Mark 13:26; 14:62; Luke 21:27; Acts 1:9-11; 1 Thessalonians 4:17
and every
22:4; Numbers 24:17; Job 19:26,27; 33:26; 1 Thessalonians 1:10; 1 John 3:2; Jude 1:14
and they
Psalms 22:16; Zechariah 12:10; John 19:34,37; Hebrews 6:6; 10:29
and all
6:15-17; 18:15-19; Matthew 24:30; Luke 23:28-30
Even So
18:20; 19:1-3; 22:20; Judges 5:31; Psalms 68:1

Verse 8
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.
Alpha
11,17; 2:8; 21:6; 22:13; Isaiah 41:4; 43:10; 44:6; 48:12
which is
4
the Almighty
4:8; 11:17; 16:14; 19:15; 21:22; Genesis 17:1; 28:3; 35:11; 43:14; 48:3; Genesis 49:25; Exodus 6:3; Numbers 24:4; Isaiah 9:6; 2 Corinthians 6:18

Verse 9
I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
John
4
companion
2:9,10; 7:14; John 16:33; Acts 14:22; Romans 8:17; 1 Corinthians 4:9-13; Philippians 1:7; 4:14; 2 Timothy 1:8; 2:3-12
in the
3:10; 13:10; 14:12; Romans 2:7,8; 5:3,4; 8:25; 2 Thessalonians 1:4,5; 3:5; Hebrews 10:36; James 5:7,8
for the word
2; 6:9; 11:7; 12:11,17; 19:10

Verse 10
I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet,
in
4:2; 17:3; 21:10; Matthew 22:43; Acts 10:10-33; 2 Corinthians 12:2-4
on the
John 20:19,26; Acts 20:7; 1 Corinthians 16:2
as
4:1; 10:3-8

Verse 11
Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.
I am
8,17
What
19; 2:1; 10:4; 14:13; 19:9; 21:5; Deuteronomy 31:19; Isaiah 30:8; Jeremiah 30:2; Habakkuk 2:2
seven
4; 2:1,8,12,18; 3:1,7,14
Ephesus
Acts 18:19-21,24; 19:1-41; 20:17; 1 Corinthians 15:32; 16:8; Ephesians 1:1; 1 Timothy 1:3
Laodicea
Colossians 4:15,16

Verse 12
And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks;
see
Ezekiel 43:5,6; Micah 6:9
I saw
13,20; 2:1; Exodus 25:37; Zechariah 4:2

Verse 13
And in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle.
like
14:14; Ezekiel 1:26-28; Daniel 7:9,13; 10:5,6,16; Philippians 2:7,8; Hebrews 2:14-17; Hebrews 4:15
clothed
Daniel 10:5
and girt
15:6; Exodus 28:6-8; 39:5; Leviticus 8:7; Isaiah 11:5

Verse 14
His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
and his hairs
Daniel 7:9; Matthew 28:3
and his eyes
2:18; 19:12; Daniel 10:6

Verse 15
And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.
his feet
2:18; Ezekiel 1:7; 40:3; Daniel 10:6
his voice
14:2; 19:6; Psalms 93:4; Isaiah 17:13; Ezekiel 43:2

Verse 16
And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.
he had
20; 2:1; 3:1; 12:1; Job 38:7; Daniel 8:10; 12:3
out
2:12,16; 19:15,21; Isaiah 11:4; 49:2; Ephesians 6:17; Hebrews 4:12
and his
10:1; Isaiah 24:23; 60:19,20; Malachi 4:2; Acts 26:13

Verse 17
And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: 18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.
I fell
Ezekiel 1:28; Daniel 8:18; 10:8,9,17-19; Habakkuk 3:16; Matthew 17:2-6; John 13:23; John 21:20
And he
Daniel 8:18; 10:10
Fear not
Genesis 15:1; Exodus 14:13; 20:20; Isaiah 41:10; Daniel 10:12; Matthew 28:4; Mark 16:5,6; Luke 24:37-39
I am
8,11; 2:8; 22:13; Isaiah 41:4; 44:6; 48:12

Verse 18
And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: 18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.
that liveth
Job 19:25; Psalms 18:46; John 14:19; Romans 6:9; 2 Corinthians 13:4; Galatians 2:20; Colossians 3:3; Hebrews 7:25
was
Romans 14:8,9; 2 Corinthians 5:14,15; Hebrews 1:3; 12:2
I am alive
4:9; 5:14; Hebrews 7:16,25
the keys
3:7; 9:1; 20:1,2,14; Psalms 68:20; Isaiah 22:22; Matthew 16:19

Verse 19
Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter;
the things
11,12-20
and the things which are
2:1-3
and the things which shall be
4:1-22

Verse 20
The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.
mystery
Matthew 13:11; Luke 8:10
the seven stars
13,16
the seven golden
12
The seven stars
2:1,8,12,18; 3:1,7,14; Malachi 2:7
and the
Zechariah 4:2; Matthew 5:15,16; Philippians 2:15,16; 1 Timothy 3:14-16


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Revelation 1". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=re&chapter=001>.  

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