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Rev 11:1-19 chiastic structure
1a) Rev 11:1-2, The second interval: measuring the temple, the altar, the worshipers;
1b) Rev 11:3-14, The second interval: the two witnesses/ judgment on their enemies + nations;
1a) Rev 11:3-7a, His witnesses prophesy + testify/ they devour + kill their enemies;
1b) Rev 11:7b, The beast from the bottomless pit makes war against them, overcomes + kills them;
1c) Rev 11:8-9, Their dead bodies in Sodom, Egypt, Jerusalem 3-1/2 days/ Nations do not bury them;
1d) Rev 11:10a, And those who dwell on the earth;
1e) Rev 11:10b, Will rejoice over them;
central axis) Rev 11:10c, Make merry, and send gifts to one another;
2e) Rev 11:10d, Because these two prophets tormented;
2d) Rev 11:10e, Those who dwell on the earth;
2c) Rev 11:11a, Now after the three-and-a-half days;
2b) Rev 11:11b, The breath of life from God entered them, and they stood on their feet;
2a) Rev 11:11b-14, They ascended to heaven/ their enemies saw it + were killed in a great earthquake;
1c) Rev 11:15, Seventh angel sounded: The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord + His Christ/ He shall reign forever + ever!
central axis) Rev 11:16-17a, And the twenty-four elders who sat before God on their thrones fell on their faces and worshiped God, saying: “We give You thanks, O Lord God Almighty, the One who is and who was and who is to come;”
2c) Rev 11:17b, Because You have taken Your great power and reigned;
2b) Rev 11:18, The nations angry + Your wrath/ dead judged + Your prophets, saints rewarded;
2a) Rev 11:19, The temple of God was opened in heaven + the ark of His covenant seen in His temple/ And there were lightnings, noises, thunderings, an earthquake, and great hail.
revelation 11, measuring the temple
revelation 11, the two witnesses
revelation 11, the two witnesses, part two
revelation 11, the two witnesses, part three
revelation 11, the two witnesses, part four
revelation 11, the great earthquake
revelation 11, the seventh trumpet
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