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Revelation 5:9-11 The Passion Translation (TPT)

And they were all singing this new song of praise to the Lamb:

“Because you were slaughtered for us,
    you are worthy to take the scroll and open its seals.
    Your blood was the price paid to redeem us.
    You purchased us to bring us to God
    out of every tribe, language, people group, and nation.
10 You have chosen us to serve our God
    and formed us into a kingdom of priests
    who reign[a] on the earth.”

Angelic Worship of the Lamb

11 Then I looked, and I heard the voices of myriads of angels in circles around the throne, as well as the voices of the living creatures and the elders—myriads and myriads![b]

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 5:10 The present tense of the Greek verb indicates that the reign of believers on earth has already begun. See Henry Alford, Alford’s Greek Testament: An Exegetical and Critical Commentary, vol. 4, 1875 (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1980); Henry Barclay Swete, Commentary on Revelation (Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 1977); G. K. Beale, The Book of Revelation, A Commentary on the Greek Text, The New International Greek Testament Commentary (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999).
  2. Revelation 5:11 Or “ten thousands of ten thousands, and thousands of thousands.” If taken literally, this would exceed 110 million angels.
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