14 Then I looked, and behold, on v Mount Zion w stood the Lamb, and with him x 144,000 who y had his name and his Father’s name written z on their foreheads. Version. See also Haggai 1:13. See Malachi 2:7, where the priest is called the messenger (angel) of the Lord; and Malachi 3:1, where the same word is used of the prophet. Revelation 1:20 As for the mystery of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands, the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches. (a) The angels are Bishops; the word ἄγγελος sometimes occurring in that sense (as in Jerome and Socrates). (Revelation 2:4; Revelation 3:1, Revelation 3:16)? who corrupted the earth with her immorality, and r has avenged on her the blood of his servants.” Matthew 13:11 He answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.. Luke 8:10 And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see.... the seven stars. See Numbers 24:17; Daniel 12:3. Revelation 1:20. Red Letter. Rev 1:20 - As for the mystery of the seven stars that you saw in … False teachers are wandering stars (Jde 1:13). Revelation 1:18 English Standard Version (ESV). ESV: English Standard Version 2016 . Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God # John 17:7, 8; [John 8:26; 14:10] gave him # ch. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Revelation 1 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) ... Rev 1:20. 16 Then I heard a loud voice from the temple telling the seven angels, “Go and pour out on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God.” 2 So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth, and harmful and painful sores came upon the people who bore the mark of the beast and worshiped its image. 19 After this I heard n what seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out, “Hallelujah! English Standard Version Update. 12:9; Ezek. The mystery of the seven stars, and the seven golden candlesticks: see Revelation 1:12,16. These were mere clerks or readers; so that their position does not answer to that of the angels presiding over the churches. Revelation 1:12 And I turned to see the voice that spoke with me. Read verse in English Standard Version Revelation 21 English Standard Version (ESV) The New Heaven and the New Earth. But in Revelation 1:20, they are explicitly distinguished from the golden candlesticks, the churches. Reference is also made to the tutelar national angels of Daniel 10:21; Daniel 12:1. 20 Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, n holding in his hand the key to o the bottomless pit 1 and a great chain. Revelation 14:1-20 ESV / 3 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. 9 And another angel, a third, followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast … 46:10; Ezek. Revelation 20:1-6 The Thousand Years. The Lamb and the 144,000. See on ver. 21 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. Revelation 1 English Standard Version (ESV) Prologue. The angels, accordingly, if we are to understand by them single individuals, must be considered as forming the transition from the presbyters of the apostolic age to the Bishops of the second century" ("History of the Apostolic Church"). He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, Toggle navigation. Revelation 1:20 ESV. English Standard Version (ESV), Revelation 1:20 in all English translations. Rejoicing in Heaven. Font Size. Would that you were either cold or hot! This raises the question of the existence of episcopacy towards the close of the first century. But even in this case we must insist on an important distinction between the 'angels' of the Book of Revelation and the later diocesan Bishops.