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Revelation 10



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1A mighty strong angel appears with a book open in his hand.
6He swears by him that lives for ever, that there shall be no more time.
9John is commanded to take and eat the book.

Verse 1
And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire:
5,6; 5:2; 7:1,2; 8:2-5,13; 9:13,14; 14:14,15
1:7; Exodus 16:10; Leviticus 16:2; Psalms 97:2; 104:3; Isaiah 19:1; Lamentations 3:44; Daniel 7:13; Luke 21:27
a rainbow
4:3; Genesis 9:11-17; Isaiah 54:9; Ezekiel 1:28
his face
1:16; Daniel 10:6; Matthew 17:2; Acts 26:13
1:15; Song of Solomon 5:15

Verse 2
And he had in his hand a little book open: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth,
a little
10; 5:1-5; 6:1,3; Ezekiel 2:9,10
he set
5,8; Psalms 2:8; 65:5; Proverbs 8:15,16; Isaiah 59:19; Matthew 28:18; Ephesians 1:20-22; Philippians 2:10,11

Verse 3
And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.
Proverbs 19:12; Isaiah 5:29; 31:4; 42:13; Jeremiah 25:30; Joel 3:16; Amos 1:2; 3:8
8:5; 14:2; 15:1,7

Verse 4
And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Seal up those things which the seven thunders uttered, and write them not.
I was
1:11; 2:1-3; Isaiah 8:1; Habakkuk 2:2,3
Seal up
Deuteronomy 29:29; Isaiah 8:16; 29:11; Daniel 8:26; 12:4,9

Verse 5
And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven,
Genesis 14:22; 22:15,16; Exodus 6:8; Deuteronomy 32:40; Ezekiel 20:5,15,23,28,42; 36:7; Ezekiel 47:14; Daniel 12:7; Hebrews 6:13
by him
1:18; 4:9; Jeremiah 10:10
4:11; 14:7; Genesis 1:1-2; Exodus 20:11; Nehemiah 9:6; Psalms 95:3-6; 146:5; 148:1-7; Jeremiah 10:11-13; Acts 14:15; 17:23; Romans 1:20
that there
16:17; Daniel 12:7

Verse 6
And sware by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer:

Verse 7
But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.
in the
the mystery
Romans 11:25; 16:25; Ephesians 3:3-9
as he
Luke 24:44-47; Acts 3:21

Verse 8
And the voice which I heard from heaven spake unto me again, and said, Go and take the little book which is open in the hand of the angel which standeth upon the sea and upon the earth.
the voice
4,5; Isaiah 30:21

Verse 9
And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give me the little book. And he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey.
Job 23:12; Jeremiah 15:16; Ezekiel 2:8; 3:1-3,14; Colossians 3:6

Verse 10
And I took the little book out of the angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in my mouth sweet as honey: and as soon as I had eaten it, my belly was bitter.
Psalms 19:10; 104:34; 119:103; Proverbs 16:24; Ezekiel 3:3
my belly
Ezekiel 2:10; 3:14; *marg:

Verse 11
And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.
11:9; 14:6; 17:15; Jeremiah 1:9,10; 25:15-30


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Revelation 10:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge".

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