Hitgalut 6 – התגלות ו


1I saw when HaSeh opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four creatures saying in a voice as of thunder, “Come and see.”  2And I looked and beheld a white horse, and he who sat on him had a bow, and a crown was given to him; and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.  3And when He opened the second seal, I heard the second creature say, “Come and see.”  4And there went out another horse, and it was red, and to him who sat on it was given power to take away shalom from the earth, that people should kill one another; and there was given to him a great sword.  5And when He had opened the third seal, I heard the third creature say,  “Come and see.”  And behold, I saw a black horse; and he 

who sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.  6And I heard a voice in the midst of the four creatures say, “A measure of wheat for a denarius, and three measures of barley for a denarius; and see that you do not damage the oil and the wine.”  7And when He had opened the fourth seal, I heard the fourth creature saying, “Come and see.”  8And I looked and beheld a pale horse; and the name of him who sat on him was Mavet, and She’ol followed after him. And power was given him over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine, and with death, and with the wild beasts of the earth.

9And when He had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the Mizbe’akh the souls of those who had been slain for the sake of D’var HaElohim and for the testimony of HaSeh which they had; 10and they cried with a loud voice saying, “How long, O  יהוה , Kadosh v’Emet, do You not judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”  11And a white robe was given to every one of them; and it was said to them that they should rest yet for a little while, until the time should be fulfilled when their fellow servants and their brethren should be killed also as they had been.  12And I looked when He had opened the sixth seal, and behold, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood; 13and the stars of heaven fell to the earth, even as a fig tree casts its unripe figs when it is shaken by a mighty wind.  14And the heavens separated, as a scroll when it is rolled apart; and every mountain and island shifted from its resting place.  15And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the commanders of thousands, and the rich and the mighty men, and every servant and every freeman hid themselves in caves and in clefts of the mountain, 16and said to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us, and hide us from the face of Him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of HaSeh; 17for the Great Day of His Wrath is come, and who shall be able to stand?

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