Third Seal: Scarcity on Earth

When He opened the third seal, (A)I heard the third living creature say, “Come and see.” So I looked, and behold, (B)a black horse, and he who sat on it had a pair of (C)scales[a] in his hand. And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, “A [b]quart of wheat for a [c]denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and (D)do not harm the oil and the wine.”

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 6:5 balances
  2. Revelation 6:6 Gr. choinix, about 1 quart
  3. Revelation 6:6 About 1 day’s wage for a worker

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