By Anthony C. Garland
A observation at the ebook of Revelation - quantity 2
The writer provides a close learn of the booklet of Revelation emphasizing prophetic issues from the remainder of the Bible which locate their achievement in Revelation. to appreciate this debatable booklet, the writer explores the numerous connections among the visions visible via the Apostle John and former prophetic revelation given to previous testomony prophets equivalent to Daniel, Ezekiel, and others. it's the author's conviction that an realizing of similar passages in different places within the Bible is an important key to unlocking the bewildering number of interpretations which regularly accompany the examine of the final e-book of the Bible. The observation is associated with a unfastened better half net direction delivering an extra 70 hours of audio guideline associated with nearly 1,000 slides.
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39:2). This may be the earthquake which attends the pressure of Messiah’s foot upon the Mount of Olives and results in its being split in two (Zec. 14:4). 19 - Revelation 16:19 Now the great city was divided into three parts Great city probably refers to Jerusalem,59 as it is contrasted with the cities of the nations (“Gentiles”) and Babylon. Although the same phrase elsewhere refers to Babylon (Rev. 14:8; 17:18; 18:10, 16, 18, 21), it is not exclusively hers. It is also used of Jerusalem (Rev.
In the same way that John was transported to heaven to see the vision of the throne (Rev. 25]. 2]. 9] rising from the sea was seen while he stood on the sand of the sea (Rev. 13:1). 3 - Revelation 17:3 39 shown the New Jerusalem (Rev. 21:10). I saw a woman John sees this woman in the wilderness , whereas he saw the woman of Revelation 12 as a great sign in heaven. 4] which the angel was to show John (Rev. 17:1). Later, she is specifically identified: “And the woman whom you saw is that great city which reigns over the kings of the earth” (Rev.
16:13) gathered the kings of the earth (Rev. 16:14). ”52 From a combination of Hebrew [ הרhār], mountain, and [ מגדּוֹןmegiddōn] (Zec. 12:11), Megiddo. “Megiddo probably means a place of troops (from [ גדgad]), a troop (Gen. ”54 Megiddo From the South55 “Since there is no specific mountain by that name, and Har can refer to hill country, it is probably a reference to the hill country surrounding the Plain of Megiddo, some sixty miles north of Jerusalem. ”56 Some find a reference to the hill country near Megiddo unconvincing and look for an alternative understanding: Har-Magedon would mean “the Mountain of Megiddo,” but here a difficulty arises: there is no Mount Megiddo.