Revelation 7:1 And after that I sawe .iiij. angeles stand on the .iiij. corners of the earth, holding the .iiij. wyndes of the earth, that the windes should not blow on the earth, neyther on the sea, neyther on any tree. Revelation 7:2 And I sawe another angell ascende from the rysinge of the sunne, whiche had the seale of the lyuing God, and he cried wyth a loud voyce to the .iiij. angelles (to whom power was geuen to hurte the earth and the sea)
An angel sealeth the servants of God in their foreheads.
Revelation 7:3 sayinge: Hurte not the earth, neyther the sea, neither the trees, tyl we haue sealed the seruauntes of oure God in their forheades.
The number of them that were sealed: of the tribes of Israel a certain number.
Revelation 7:4 And I heard the numbre of them whyche were sealed, and there were sealed an .C. and .xliiij.M. of all tribes of the chyldren of Israell. Revelation 7:5 Of the trybe of Iuda were sealed .xij.M. Of the trybe of Ruben were sealed .xij.M. of the trybe of Gad were sealed .xij.M. Revelation 7:6 Of the trybe of Asser were sealed .xij. thousand. Of the trybe of Neptalim were sealed twelue thousande. Of the Trybe of Manasses were sealed twelue thousand. Revelation 7:7 Of the tribe of Simeon were sealed twelue thousand. Of the tribe of Leuy were sealed .xij. thousande. Of the tribe of Isacar were sealed .xij.M. Revelation 7:8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed twelue thousand. Of þe tribe of Ioseph were sealed twelue thousand. Of the tribe of Beniamin were sealed twelue thousande.
Of all other nations an innumerable multitude, which stand before the throne, clad in white robes, and palms in their hands.
Revelation 7:9 After this I behelde, and lo a greate multitude (which no man coulde numbre) of al nacions and people, and tonges, stode before the seate, and before the lambe, clothed wyth longe whyte garmentes, and palmes in their handes, Revelation 7:10 and cried with a loude voyce, saying: saluacion be ascribed to him that sitteth vpon the seate of our God, and vnto the lamb. Revelation 7:11 And all the Angelles stode in the compasse of the seate, and of the elders, and of the .iiij. beastes, and fell before the seate on theyr faces, & worshipped God Revelation 7:12 saying, Amen: Blessing and glory, wisdome, and thankes, and honoure, and power & mighte, be vnto our God for euermore: Amen. Revelation 7:13 And one of the elders aunswered, saying vnto me: what are these, which are arayed in longe whyte garmentes, and whence came they?
Their robes were washed in the blood of the Lamb.
Revelation 7:14 And I sayd vnto hym: Lorde thou wotest. And he said vnto me: these are they which came out of great tribulacion, and made their garmentes large and made them white, in the bloude of the lambe, Revelation 7:15 therfore are they in the presence of the seate of God and serue hym daye and nyghte in his temple, and he that sitteth in the seate wyl dwell amonge them. Revelation 7:16 They shal honger no more neyther thyrste, neyther shal the sunne lyghte on them, neyther anye heate: Revelation 7:17 For the lambe, which is in the middes of the seate shall feede them, and shall leade them vnto fountaynes of lyuinge water, and God shall wype awaye al teares from theyr eyes.