And I looked, and there was a pale green[a] horse. The horseman on it was named Death, and Hades was following after him. Authority was given to them[b](A) over a fourth of the earth, to kill by the sword, by famine, by plague, and by the wild animals of the earth.

The Fifth Seal

When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the people[c] slaughtered because of God’s word and the testimony they had.[d](B) 10 They cried out with a loud voice: “Lord,[e] the One who is holy and true, how long until You judge and avenge our blood from those who live on the earth?”

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  1. Revelation 6:8 Or a greenish gray
  2. Revelation 6:8 Other mss read him
  3. Revelation 6:9 Lit souls
  4. Revelation 6:9 Other mss add about the Lamb
  5. Revelation 6:10 Or Master

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