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Revelation 5:5 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

One of the elders said to me, “Do not weep. The lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David,[a] has triumphed, enabling him to open the scroll with its seven seals.”

Footnotes:

  1. 5:5 The lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David: these are the messianic titles applied to Christ to symbolize his victory; cf. Rev 22:16; Gn 49:9; Is 11:1, 10; Mt 1:1.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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