Read Revelation 4 at Bible Gateway.
Rev 4:2-11 chiastic structure
1a) Rev 4:2-3, The glory of the Lord + of His throne;
1b) Rev 4:4-6a, The thrones of the 24 elders / the glory of the throne room;
1c) Rev 4:6b-8a, The 4 living creatures in the midst of the throne;
1a.1) Rev 4:6b, In the midst of the throne + around the throne were 4 living creatures;
1a.2) Rev 4:6c, Full of eyes before + behind;
central axis) Rev 4:7, The 1st was like a lion + 2nd like a calf + 3rd had a face like a man + 4th was like a flying eagle;
2a.1) Rev 4:8a, The 4 living creatures, each one having 6 wings;
2a.2) Rev 4:8b, Are full of eyes around + within;
central axis) Rev 4:8b, And they do not rest day or night, saying: “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, Who was and is and is to come!”
2c) Rev 4:9, When the living creatures give glory to Him who sits on the throne;
2b) Rev 4:10, The 24 elders worship Him + cast their crowns before the throne;
2a) Rev 4:11, Extolling the glory of the Lord + His majesty.
My notes on Revelation 4
Revelation index of studies
My book The Revelation of Jesus Christ Revealed, based on these studies but greatly expanded, is now available at Revelation Revealed Online. You may also be interested in reading the Book Extras and joining in on the Discussion.
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