And I looked, and there was a pale green[a] horse. Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following after him.(A) They were[b] given authority(B) over a fourth of the earth, to kill by the sword, by famine, by plague, and by the wild animals of the earth.(C)

The Fifth Seal

When he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slaughtered because of the word of God and the testimony they had given.[c](D) 10 They cried out with a loud voice, “Lord,[d] the one who is holy and true,(E) how long until you judge those who live on the earth and avenge our blood?(F)

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Footnotes

  1. 6:8 Or a greenish gray
  2. 6:8 Other mss read He was
  3. 6:9 Other mss add about the Lamb
  4. 6:10 Or “Master

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