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The Angel with the Little Scroll

10 Then[a] I saw another powerful angel descending from heaven, wrapped[b] in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head; his face was like the sun and his legs were like pillars of fire.[c] He held[d] in his hand a little scroll that was open, and he put his right foot on the sea and his left on the land.

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  1. Revelation 10:1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the vision.
  2. Revelation 10:1 tn Or “clothed.”
  3. Revelation 10:1 tn Or “like fiery pillars,” translating πυρός (puros) as an attributive genitive.
  4. Revelation 10:2 tn Grk “and having.” Because of the length and complexity of the Greek sentence, a new sentence was started here in the translation by supplying the pronoun “he.”