Then one of the elders said to me, “Stop crying. Look! The Lion from the tribe of Judah,(A) the Root of David,(B) has been victorious(C) so that He may open the scroll and[a] its seven seals.” Then I saw One like a slaughtered lamb standing between[b] the throne and the four living creatures and among the elders. He had seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God(D) sent into all the earth. He came and took the scroll[c] out of the right hand of the One seated on the throne.

The Lamb Is Worthy

When He took the scroll, the four living creatures and the 24 elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and gold bowls filled with incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

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  1. Revelation 5:5 Other mss add loose
  2. Revelation 5:6 Or standing in the middle of
  3. Revelation 5:7 Other mss include the scroll

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