2:16+; Rev. Jesus is coming in glory, John declares, and His coming will be visible to everyone. Rev. Revelation 21:1-7 Where There’s Vision, There’s Hope. 22:12+, Rev. After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”a. 1:7+ must be the literal Israelite tribes, who are being judged in 70 A.D. in fulfillment of the Zechariah Zec. 2Chr. What, then, is the great and terrible blood-guiltiness which perpetually prevents you from dwelling in peace in the land of your fathers?But Israel is not willing to know! Thomas’ Revelation commentary is dispensational premillennial. This first volume in Robert L. Thomas’s Exegetical Commentary on Revelation covers chapters 1–7. Revelation 1:7. by Grant Richison | Sep 20, 1998 | Revelation | 0 comments. The verb form .. 27 (Fort Worth, TX: Tyndale Theological Seminary, August 2005)]. 19 A. R. Fausset, The Revelation of St. John the Divine, in Robert Jamieson, A. R. Fausset, and David Brown, A Commentary, Critical and Explanatory, on the Old and New Testaments (Oak Harbor, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 1997, 1877), Rev. . Zec. It is the death knell of their gaieties and pleasuresthe turning of their confidence to consternationthe conversion of their songs to shrieks of horror and despair. 14:17).Gregory K. Beale, The Book of Revelation: A Commentary on the Greek Text (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1999), 26. Clarke's Revelation 1:7 Bible Commentary Behold, he cometh with clouds - This relates to his coming to execute judgment on the enemies of his religion; perhaps to his coming to destroy Jerusalem, as he was to be particularly manifested to them that pierced him, … But just as in v. 8 the house of David is mentioned emphatically along with these was the princely family and representative of the ruling class, so is it also in v. 10, for the purpose of expressing the thought that the same salvation is to be enjoyed by the whole nation, in all its ranks, from the first to the last.21, [preterists conclude] that earth means the land of Israel, as in Zec. The observation that the Septuagint renders both shebet and מִשְׁפְּחֹת [mišpeḥōṯ] by φυλαι [phylai] (tribes) provides further evidence against the preterist contention that φυλαι [phylai] is a technical term which always denotes Israelite tribes. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. 12:12 and that the tribes in Rev. 3:11+ which clarifies the distinction between the throne of the Father versus the throne of the Son. Wesley's Notes for Revelation 1:7. . 1:7. Get this book on Christian Book using its exact ISBN. 53:1]. 22:7+, Rev. This … . The scope of the judgments of the book is also worldwide, not localized (e.g., Rev. For example, an anonymous Scottish commentary of 1871 prefaces Revelation 4 with the Little Apocalypse of Mark 13, places Malachi 4:5 ("Behold I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord") within Revelation 11 and writes Revelation 12:7 side by side with the role of "the Satan" in the Book of Job. pierced by the sword (Pual, Eze. The Greek title, Doxa Kurion, is translated as the glory of the Lord. Doxa means brightness, brilliance, or splendor, and it depicts how the Shechinah Glory appears. It is a common biblical metaphor., And all the people answered and said, His blood [be] on us and on our children. , You dont put kings on crosses, you put them on thrones!, drive through, pierce, stab, run through, i.e., make physical impact with a sharp implement, John is the only one of the Evangelists who records the piercing of Christs side. Get back to the roots on Revelation. 1:7+ adds strength to the case that the two books had the same author. A. Seiss, The Apocalypse: Lectures on the Book of Revelation (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1966), 81. The quotation in John John 19:12 (they shall look on him whom they have pierced) is from Zec. 1Th. Zec. This book is therefore all about the manifestation, the coming, the appearing of Jesus Christ. The second messiah, Messiah son of David, would then come and raise the first Messiah back to life. of King Solomon got it right when he said, “Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint…” (Proverbs 29:18). Furthermore, the Zechariah citation is combined with Dan. Why would these additional qualifiers be necessary if φυλαι [phylai] always referred to Israelite tribes as preterists claim? 3:10-11+) is meaningless if that judgment occurs far beyond the borders of that city.Thomas, Revelation 1-7, 225. 31 Erich Sauer, The Dawn of World Redemption (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1951, c1964), 118-119. 12:10 but this Isa. Zec. Title: Revelation 1-7: An Exegetical Commentary By: Robert L. Thomas Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 524 Vendor: Moody Publishers Publication Date: 1994: Dimensions: 6 X 9 X 1 1/2 (inches) Weight: 1 pound 15 ounces ISBN: 0802492657 ISBN-13: 9780802492654 Stock No: WW92657: Related Products. Hear Him!. 13:21-22; Ex. ἔρχομαι [erchomai] , John John 14:3).5, This same verb is used directly or indirectly eleven more times in this book in reference to the return of Christ (cf. Those who dwell on the earth (Rev. 1K. Context Summary Revelation 1:4–8 identifies John's audience as the seven churches in Asia. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 449a., 18 In the messianic passage Isa. This allusion identifies him as the author of the Apocalypse., You only have I known of all the families of the earth., of the families of the earth does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, when all nations of the earth are gathered against [Jerusalem], In that Day the LORD will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem. If one seeks evidence for how far astray interpretation can go where the meaning of a passage is entirely reversed from its intended meaning, one can do no better than the preterist interpretation of Zechariah Zec. 13:12+, Rev. 72:17; Zec. . 2:16+; Rev. Bible Commentary for Revelation 1:7. The Hebrew form is Kvod Adonai, which means the glory of Jehovah and describes what the Shechinah Glory is. Ex. 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