10 I fell at his feet to worship him, but he wouldn’t let me. “Don’t do that,” he said. “I’m a servant just like you, and like your brothers and sisters who hold to the witness of Jesus. The witness of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”

A White Horse and Its Rider

11-16 Then I saw Heaven open wide—and oh! a white horse and its Rider. The Rider, named Faithful and True, judges and makes war in pure righteousness. His eyes are a blaze of fire, on his head many crowns. He has a Name inscribed that’s known only to himself. He is dressed in a robe soaked with blood, and he is addressed as “Word of God.” The armies of Heaven, mounted on white horses and dressed in dazzling white linen, follow him. A sharp sword comes out of his mouth so he can subdue the nations, then rule them with a rod of iron. He treads the winepress of the raging wrath of God, the Sovereign-Strong. On his robe and thigh is written, King of kings, Lord of lords.

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10 At this I fell at his feet to worship him.(A) But he said to me, “Don’t do that! I am a fellow servant with you and with your brothers and sisters who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God!(B) For it is the Spirit of prophecy who bears testimony to Jesus.”(C)

The Heavenly Warrior Defeats the Beast

11 I saw heaven standing open(D) and there before me was a white horse, whose rider(E) is called Faithful and True.(F) With justice he judges and wages war.(G) 12 His eyes are like blazing fire,(H) and on his head are many crowns.(I) He has a name written on him(J) that no one knows but he himself.(K)

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