The Sixth Seal—Terror

12 I looked when He broke the sixth seal, and there was a great (A)earthquake; and the (B)sun became black as (C)sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood; 13 and (D)the stars of the sky fell to the earth, (E)as a fig tree casts its unripe figs when shaken by a great wind. 14 (F)The sky was split apart like a scroll when it is rolled up, and (G)every mountain and island were moved out of their places. 15 Then (H)the kings of the earth and the great men and the [a]commanders and the rich and the strong and every slave and free man hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains; 16 and they *(I)said to the mountains and to the rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the [b]presence of Him (J)who sits on the throne, and from the (K)wrath of the Lamb; 17 for (L)the great day of their wrath has come, and (M)who is able to stand?”

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  1. Revelation 6:15 I.e. chiliarchs, in command of one thousand troops
  2. Revelation 6:16 Lit face