Category Archives: Revelation Chapter 6

Explanatio: Rev. 6:15-17 (second part)

Note, because in this Sixth Seal, also he recaps from the birth of Christ, from this place where he says that “The kings and the powerful… hid themselves in caves.” [Rev. 6:15] Also we read in David where he said, … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 6:15-17 (first part)

“And the kings of the earth, and the magistrates and tribunes… and the strong, and every slave and freeman.” [Rev. 6:15, Vetus Latina] These kings, and all those of which he speaks, are the saints, from the least up to … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 6:14

“And the sky [caelum] went away like a wrapped up* book.” [Rev. 6:14] We always understand ‘the sky’ is ‘the Church,’ (1) Which is made to depart by the earthquake — that is, made to go ‘out of the midst;’ … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 6:12-13

“And I saw, when the sixth seal was opened, a great earthquake was made, and the Sun was made as black as Cilician goathair cloth.” [Rev. 6:12, Vetus Latina] In this seal ‘is the last persecution.’ (1) (2) (3) (4) … Continue reading

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Storia: Rev. 6:12-17

“And I saw, when he had opened the sixth seal. And behold, there was a great earthquake, and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the whole moon became as blood. And the stars from heaven fell upon … Continue reading

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Explanatio: St. Gregory the Great on Rev. 6:9-11

Therefore, this is to be looked at carefully by us: how it may be ‘that God’ may speak ‘to the souls’ and ‘the saints’ souls to God,’ or ‘the angels’ speak ‘to God’ and ‘God to the angels;’ (1) or … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 6:9-11

[From the previous explanatio section: But at the fifth seal, he brings in souls slain following God, as many in the fourth part as in all the world, to demand vengeance. And in this way, he shows them to demand … Continue reading

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