Revelation 9:6

“And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And in those daies shal men seeke death, and shall not finde it, and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And in those days men will seek death and will not find it; they will long to die, and death flees from them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And in those days men shall seek death, and shall in no wise find it; and they shall desire to die, and death fleeth from them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in those days men will be hoping for death, and it will not come to them; and they will have a great desire for death, and death will go in flight from them.
- Basic English Bible

And in those days shall men seek death, and shall in no way find it; and shall desire to die, and death flees from them.
- Darby Bible

And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.
- Webster's Bible

And at that time people will seek death, but will by no possibility find it, and will long to die, but death evades them.
- Weymouth Bible

In those days people will seek death, and will in no way find it. They will desire to die, and death will flee from them.
- World English Bible

And in tho daies men schulen seke deth, and thei schulen not fynde it; and thei schulen desire to die, and deth schal fle fro hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

and in those days shall men seek the death, and they shall not find it, and they shall desire to die, and the death shall flee from them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 9:6


9:6 The men - That is, the men who are so tormented.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 9:6


Re 9:6 And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it. So terrible will be the torment that death will be desired.

Discussion for Revelation 9

  • Tim
    How lost are people we have with us, who take lives because the enemy Satan is in their mind,their spirit,their souls, yet as in verse 9:21, they refuse the Truth and refuse to repent!!!
  • Wayne
    Better get right with Christ!
  • Word
    God used Scorpions because they have no stomach so they sting and clamp to their victim prey and shoot fluids inside them turning there victims backbone to mush and then they can do whatever they want to with them. These locust are coming to do that as a force upon us with long hair meaning gently as a soft spoken woman and they have breastplates just like the priest wore in the old days in the temple with 12 stones number of the tribes but these are made of iron meaning it makes it war to them to rip your soul away from you like a lion. There going to show first and they will be preaching for you to go worship their king over them antichrist or as it means instead of Christ. They will be here for 2 and a half months of that 5 months spoken of that the time was shorten from 7 years.
  • Jerry Mims
    It is the word of GOD and it must come to past if you do not accept Jesus as your LORD and SAVIOR this will happen to us.
  • Douglas Kiby for verse 7
    In this John was being literal with what the Lord showed him. These are actual insects, yet microscopic. These insects have internal mouths and eyes set above a nose looking. Its of a gold glittery color and its antannea are speed far out and they look sinister. All this is upon us now. Jesus told of all this that is happening now in Mark. Jesus was very concise in his telling of today's occurrences. When he gave it John and Daniel to tell theirs were more prose. Jesus didn't mix words in Mark.
  • Douglas Kiby for verse 7
    In this John was being literal with what the Lord showed him. These are actual insects, yet microscopic. These insects have internal mouths and eyes set above a nose looking. Its of a gold glittery color and its antannea are speed far out and they look sinister. All this is upon us now. Jesus told of all this that is happening now in Mark. Jesus was very concise in his telling of today's occurrences. When he gave it John and Daniel to tell theirs were more prose. Jesus didn't mix words in Mark.

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