Revelation 6:15

“And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chiefe captaines, and the mighty men, and euery bondman, and euery free man, hid themselues in the dennes, and in the rockes of the mountaines,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the kings of the earth and the great men and the commanders and the rich and the strong and every slave and free man hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the kings of the earth, and the princes, and the chief captains, and the rich, and the strong, and every bondman and freeman, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the kings of the earth, and the rulers, and the chief captains, and the men of wealth, and the strong, and every servant and free man, took cover in the holes and the rocks of the mountains;
- Basic English Bible

And the kings of the earth, and the great, and the chiliarchs, and the rich, and the strong, and every bondman and freeman, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains;
- Darby Bible

And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bond-man, and every free-man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;
- Webster's Bible

The kings of the earth and the great men, the military chiefs, the wealthy and the powerful--all, whether slaves or free men--hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains,
- Weymouth Bible

The kings of the earth, the princes, the commanding officers, the rich, the strong, and every slave and free person, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains.
- World English Bible

And kingis of the erthe, and princis, and tribunes, and riche, and stronge, and ech bonde man, and freman, hidden hem in dennys and stoonys of hillis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich, and the chiefs of thousands, and the mighty, and every servant, and every freeman, hid themselves in the dens, and in the rocks of the mountains,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 6:15


6:15 And the kings of the earth - They who had been so in their day. And the great men and chief captains - The generals and nobles. Hid themselves - So far as in them lay. In the rocks of the mountains - There are also rocks on the plains; but they were rocks on high, which they besought to fall upon them.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 6:15


Re 6:15-17 And the kings of the earth . . . hid themselves. This implies great terror among "them that dwell on the earth" (Re 6:10); their belief that terrible judgments were impending from God; that "the wrath of the Lamb" was manifested, and their efforts to escape.

Discussion for Revelation 6

  • Word
    Satan comes to deceive the world not to destroy the people, meaning flesh, he wants their souls to perish. Satan comes as antichrist, looks like the Lamb that's what antichrist means instead of Christ calling himself Christ, a deception. Satan comes with powers enough to make men believe a lie and he acts like Christ so how will they, the world survive? chasing him, money for souls.They love him.
  • Word
    Elle using Exhaustive Strong's Concordance I see that the crown is a cheap imitation and the bow is toxin and poison. Your saying that in 6 vs 2 that Elijah shows up, not as one of the two witnesses but unannounced as a third witness on his own with this imitation crown and with this bow of poison he will be able to lift off the people who want to fly away. kind of beating gravity.
  • Elle
    God has to send Elijah he who is spoken of in Malachi 4:5-6 to restore the word of God b/c people are butchering the Bible. Revelation 6:2 is not Satan this is Elijah coming before the 'Tribulation" and nothing to do with the "two witnesses" who come after "Trib". Notice "he went forth conquering, and to conquer. If this was evil nobody would survive before the "Rapture".
  • Word 76
    Be prepared first seal when Satan shows up on a white horse and as book of Revelation tells us he looks like the Lamb. So we have a fake coming first and with a fake crown and a toxin bow. Oh they look real enough because he has 2 horns of power, not only that, he speaks like the dragon, why he is the dragon. why would it bring out speaking because he will speak so professional politically, a liar
  • Matt
    The 4 horsemen represent the 4 hidden dynasties: religion (white); politics (red); the economy (black) and education (pale). Satan controls all of these through his children, the Kenites.
  • A disciple
    The Four Horsemen are four evil spirits sent into the world, to deceive the Nations, and to eventually lead them up to battle against Jerusalem and the God of Israel their Saviour and King. They also represent God's judgment being manifested in the making of the world of the ungodly into that which shows their own wickedness and perversion and error: for with all this, they persecute Christians!

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