The Third Seal: Famine

When He broke the third seal, I heard the (A)third living creature saying, “Come[a]!” I looked, and behold, a (B)black horse, and the one who sat on it had a (C)pair of scales in his hand. And I heard something like a voice in the center of the (D)four living creatures saying, “A [b]quart of wheat for a [c]denarius, and three [d]quarts of barley for a [e]denarius; and (E)do not damage the oil and the wine.”

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 6:5 One early ms and see
  2. Revelation 6:6 Gr choenix; i.e., a dry measure almost equal to a qt.
  3. Revelation 6:6 The denarius was a day’s wages for a laborer
  4. Revelation 6:6 Gr choenix; i.e., a dry measure almost equal to a qt.
  5. Revelation 6:6 The denarius was a day’s wages for a laborer