New American Standard Bible
8 I looked, and behold, an [a](A)ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name (B)Death; and (C)Hades was following with him. Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, (D)to kill with sword and with famine and with [b]pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.
The Fifth Seal—Martyrs
9 When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw (E)underneath the (F)altar the (G)souls of those who had been slain (H)because of the word of God, and because of the (I)testimony which they had maintained; 10 and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, “(J)How long, O [c](K)Lord, (L)holy and true, [d]will You refrain from (M)judging and avenging our blood on (N)those who dwell on the earth?”Read full chapter