Category Archives: Revelation Chapter 5

Explanatio: Rev. 5:11 – 5:14

“And I saw, and I heard the voice of, many angels around the Throne, and around the living creatures, and around the elders.” [Rev. 5:11, Vetus Latina] ‘He shows what “the Throne”, “the living creatures, and the elders” may be, … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 5:9 – 5:10

These vials are the same “vessels… in a great house” [2 Tim. 2:20] who “sing a new song, saying, ‘You are worthy, O Lord, to receive the book and open its seals, because You were slain and have redeemed us … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 5:8 – 5:9, 5:11

“And when he had opened the book, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb.” [Rev. 5:8] That is, before Jesus Christ, Who as this same Lamb sits on the right hand of God. The … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 5:7

“And He came and received the book from the right hand of Him That sat on the Throne.” [Rev. 5:7] ‘But Who is said to have received what is to be considered most diligently and also to be said? In … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 5:6

“And I saw in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of the elders, a Lamb standing as if He were slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 5:5

“And one of the elders said to me, “Do not weep. Behold. The lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, has succeeded to open the book, and … its seven seals.” [Rev. 5:5] ‘“One of the elders” … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 5:4

“And I,” it is said, “wept much, because no one was found worthy to open the book, nor to see it.” ‘This saint wept, knowing fragility and humanity, for’ he foresaw ‘nobody’ in the Church ‘to be so worthy that … Continue reading

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