Revelation 14:16

“And he that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee that sate on the cloude thrust in his sickle on the earth, and the earth was reaped.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then He who sat on the cloud swung His sickle over the earth, and the earth was reaped.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he that sat on the cloud cast his sickle upon the earth; and the earth was reaped.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he who was seated on the cloud sent in his blade on the earth; and the grain of the earth was cut.
- Basic English Bible

And he that sat on the cloud put his sickle on the earth, and the earth was reaped.
- Darby Bible

And he that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped.
- Webster's Bible

Then He who sat on the cloud flung His sickle on the earth, and the earth had its harvest reaped.
- Weymouth Bible

He who sat on the cloud thrust his sickle on the earth, and the earth was reaped.
- World English Bible

And he that sat on the cloude, sente his sikil in to the erthe, and rap the erthe.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he who is sitting upon the cloud did put forth his sickle upon the earth, and the earth was reaped.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 14:16


14:16 Crying - By the command of God. Thrust in thy sickle, for the harvest is ripe - This implies an high degree of holiness in those good men, and an earnest desire to be with God.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 14:16


Re 14:16 And the earth was reaped. The harvest of souls is ended forever. But those who are upon the earth "shall not be taken before them that are asleep" (1Th 4:15). At the voice of the archangel the dead shall wake from their long sleep in the embrace of earth. Death shall be "swallowed up in victory" (1Co 15:54). See also Re 14:13.

Discussion for Revelation 14:16

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