Revelation

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Revelation 7:9

“After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could nūber, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, & tongues, stood before the throne, & before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palmes in their hands:”

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Other Translations

After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
- King James Version

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and {all} tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches {were} in their hands;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

After these things I saw, and behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, out of every nation and of `all' tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, arrayed in white robes, and palms in their hands;
- American Standard Version (1901)

After these things I saw a great army of people more than might be numbered, out of every nation and of all tribes and peoples and languages, taking their places before the high seat and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes, and with branches in their hands,
- Basic English Bible

After these things I saw, and lo, a great crowd, which no one could number, out of every nation and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palm branches in their hands.
- Darby Bible

After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and languages, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
- Webster's Bible

After this I looked, and a vast host appeared which it was impossible for anyone to count, gathered out of every nation and from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in long white robes, and carrying palm-branches in their hands.
- Weymouth Bible

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, out of every nation and of all tribes, peoples, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands.
- World English Bible

Aftir these thingis Y sai a greet puple, whom no man myyte noumbre, of alle folkis, and lynagis, and puplis, and langagis, stondinge bifore the trone, in the siyt of the lomb; and thei weren clothid with white stoolis, and palmes weren in the hondis of hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

After these things I saw, and lo, a great multitude, which to number no one was able, out of all nations, and tribes, and peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, arrayed in white robes, and palms in their hands,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 7:9


7:9 A great multitude - Of those who had happily finished their course. Such multitudes are afterwards described, and still higher degrees of glory which they attain after a sharp fight and magnificent victory, #Rev 14:1|; 15:2; 19:1; 20:4. There is an inconceivable variety in the degrees of reward in the other world. Let not any slothful one say, If I get to heaven at all, I will be content: such an one may let heaven go altogether. In worldly things, men are ambitious to get as high as they can. Christians have a far more noble ambition. The difference between the very highest and the lowest state in the world is nothing to the smallest difference between the degrees of glory. But who has time to think of this? Who is at all concerned about it? Standing before the throne - In the full vision of God. And palms in their hands - Tokens of joy and victory.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 7:9


Re 7:9 After this I beheld. First he saw the vast company of those of the blood of Abraham who had been saved, and then he sees another company, not numbered, because they were so great that no man could number them. A great multitude . . . of all nations, and kindreds. The first multitude represented the Jews saved through Christ (Re 7:4-8); the second, the countless multitude, represented the saved of all nations, the Gentile saints. Stood before the throne, and before the Lamb. In the vision they seem to stand before the throne and before the Lamb, to whom they ascribe the praises of their salvation. Clothed in white robes. Victorious, triumphant. Palms in their hands. The symbol of joy. The palm branch was used at the feast of Tabernacles, the feast of thanksgiving (Le 23:40).

Discussion for Revelation 7

  • A saint
    How blessed is the Jew that lives by the law and has accepted Jesus as the Son of God. I pray that for Jews.If there were an exact number after the holocaust heaven would be full. God's promise to salvation is not limited. Too bad this discussion page went astray with who will go to heaven when it is clear it will be those washed with the blood of the lamb-Jesus Christ. Praise the Lord for this.
  • David John Hebert
    Help me to understand are to read it correctly but when I read the numbers I get one group of hundred another of forty and another of four thousand maybe my lack of education but I read it the way I was taught in school to read please help with this question all comments welcome and taken as constructive criticisms thanks in advance! Glory be to the FATHER!
  • Sylvester White
    Son of the Most High God, that is falsehood. Romans 1:16 "For it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first and the Greek." Acts 18:6, "I am clean: from henceforth I will go unto the gentiles." Race and bloodline does not matter to Christ for a person being saved after his sacrifice and never will.
  • Tyrone L Jenkins
    Satan has deceived the whole world ask God for forgiveness and come out from under the deception, God will forgive and show you the way out
  • Bruce
    Only those Born-again, Washed by The Blood of The Lamb, Elected Before The Foundation of The World --- Ali Pre has Posted it for Us. It's not a Worldly Bloodline It's Spiritual. Read Romans Chapter 11, Galatians 3:21-29: We are All One in Christ/ He is a Jew which is One Inwardly and Circumcision is that of The Heart(Romans 2:28-29/ Whosoever is not Found in The Book of Life(Revelation 20:15
  • SON OF THE MOST HIGH GOD
    ONLY TRUE BLOODLINE ISRAELITES ARE SAVED THROUGH THE MESSIAH, MATT. 15 24. GOD IS ONLY REDEEMING THE ISRAELITES, LUKE 1:68-80. THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS ONLY FOR THE ISRAELITES, REV.21:1-2,12. ONLY THE ISRAELITES ARE AND CAN BE SAINTS, PSL.50:5,HEB.8:8-9, DAN.7:18,22,27. JESUS ONLY DIED FOR THE TRUE ISRAELITES, MATT.1:21. THE PEOPLE IN ISRAEL TODAY CLAIMING TO BE JEWS ARE CONTERFITS, REV. 2:9,3:9.

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