Revelation 12 bible commentary matthew henry concise. In verse 6, the woman who gave birth to christ, israel, flees to a place god. Chapters 411 are more or less a linear progression to the events of the 7 seals. I am wondering if you are considering writing a daniel and revelation verse by verse commentary, it would be very helpful to people like me who also run groups teaching these two books. Revelation 22 epilogue and final warnings revelationlogic. Book of revelation chronological order pursuing intimacy. God hits him with a doozy of a revelation hey, thats not a bad idea for a title. Welcome to this series on the book of revelation where ill be breaking down each chapter, verse by verse, to help you understand gods. Enduring word bible commentary revelation chapter 12. The book of revelation is a vision from jesus christ, given to him by god the father. The dragon spoken of in revelation 12 is clearly satan, who desires to destroy israel and her child, jesus christ. A lot of people start reading the bible and skip to the end to find out what happens. Study revelation 12 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning.
This is in red in the bible, so this is jesus speaking directly here. This chapter describes the seven bowls, vials or phials of gods wrath, poured out on the wicked and the followers of the. Chapter 10 understanding revelation and the timeline of. Russia has been defeated on the previous yom kippur and this will deal with events from nisan 10, the exact half way point of the birthpains to yom kippur and the coming of yeshua on tishri 10, the seventh year. Starting in chapter 12, revelation takes a detour from the stepbystep narrative of the end times. Revelation chapter 12 contains a description of a woman, who is clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and a crown of twelve stars atop her head. The apocalypse of saint john king james version this is the 1769 king james version of the holy bible also known as the authorized version. Revelation with book summary versebyverse bible commentary.
Revelation chapter 12 explained book of revelation each. Revelation 12 niv bible a great sign appeared in heaven. The second half of the tribulation is specifically referred to as the great tribulation in matthew chapter. This chapter describes a woman appearing in heaven, and also a dragon. He 34 had two horns like a lamb, 35 but 36 was speaking like a dragon. The dragon stood in front of the woman who was about to give birth, so that it might devour her child the moment he was born. We must look, not to the events about which it seems to us to speak, but to him who utters it.
In the course of these visions, seven main figures are described. In revelation chapter 12 god throws satan out of heaven. This chapter covers the church in ephesus, smrna, pergamum, and thyatira. Bible study meet the james brother followers of jesus. Two wings of the great eagle of revelation 12 the herald of hope. The sun refers to jacob also called israel, the name divinely bestowed on jacob at peniel gen 32. Its tail swept a third of the stars out of the sky and flung them to the earth. Read and study revelation, including book summary, with the verse by verse bible commentary. Again, christ declares the imminence of his return. In the following paragraph chapters 6 to 11 the seven seals of the book are opened by the lamb. The book of revelation chapter part 1 the beast of. Then seven blows of trumpets start two series of terrible plagues and judgments. What is meant in revelation chapter 12 verse four when john.
Revelation 16 is the sixteenth chapter of the book of revelation or the apocalypse of john in the new testament of the christian bible. In order to understand this chapter, we now need to understand the symbols. These are all of the chapters of the book of revelation. So now prepare to be amazed as we take a fascinating journey through the book of revelation. Throughout revelation 12 we note that the woman is repeatedly protected by god verses 6, 1416, especially as the time approaches for the kingdom of our god to be established on earth verse 10. David guzik commentary on revelation 12 explains the woman, the child, and. Jun 22, 2017 have you ever tried to read the book of revelation.
A commentary on the book of revelation chapter 12 the woman. Revelation 12 kjv and there appeared a great wonder in bible. Revelation 7 new king james version nkjv the sealed of israel 7 after these things i saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, on the sea, or on any tree. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant john, 2who bore witness to the word of god and to the testimony of jesus christ, even to all that he saw. David guzik commentary on revelation 12 explains the woman, the child, and the.
Revelation 2 the 2nd chapter in this book in the holy bible king james version begins with the messages of to the seven churches. Check genesis 37 verses 9 and 10 to get a better understanding on who this woman is. Verse 14 refers to this time in which the woman is nourished as a time, and times, and half a time 12. Rather, chapter 12 is a highly condensed history of the true church within israel, the.
The third symbol of revelation 12a great, fiery red dragon verse 3is described as having drawn a third of the stars of heaven and standing before the woman who was ready to give birth, to devour her child as soon as it was born verse 4. Who are the woman, child and dragon in revelation 12. Revelation, more than any other book, refers frequently to itself. Jan 02, 2020 lets start with looking at the context, okay. Verse 7 says we are told that those who keep the words of this book are blessed. The garland with 12 stars may be symbolic of the 12 tribes of israel genesis 37. Revelation 12 in this post, three views will be presented. Verse 1 is finishing up the vision of the seals, but then verse 2 begins the vision of the trumpets. Revelation 1, english standard version 2016 esv the. Earlier in this chapter, it is said that the woman fled into the wilderness for a period of a thousand two hundred and threescore days 12. This is the right method in studying the revelation. Now we come to the most glorious teaching ever given to mankind and most people are totally unaware of it today.
In this web site we will explain indepth, verse by verse, the second of these two great prophetic books the book of revelation. Revelation chapter 12 in the bible king james version revelation 12, the 12th chapter of the final apocalyptic book of the bible, begins with the woman and the dragon. The book of revelation chapter 21 the new jerusalem and. I have watched all your dvds here, they have been of great help. Please also see our other web site which is a verse by verse study of the book of daniel. Revelation 1 is the first chapter of the book of revelation or the apocalypse of john in the new testament of the christian bible. He married his beautiful wife, jasmine, in august 2012. Sep 23, 2016 welcome to this series on the book of revelation where ill be breaking down each chapter, verse by verse, to help you understand gods word, and to prepare you for the times that are written. And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
The woman represents israel, and her child is christ, the messiah compare 12. It involves a new legal position that all christians have been given by god. These kings give their power and authority to the antichrist in chapter 17. The events described occur over a wide variety of eras, including past, present, and future.
The majority believe that all christians are under what god calls the new covenant terms of salvation. This information is about israel and her messiah and satans attempt to stop the kingdom of god from being set up on the earth. Revelation 12 niv the woman and the dragon a great. A loud voice in heaven31 celebrates the victory which has just occurred before the eye of the seer, over the adversary of christ and his kingdom revelation 12. The woman that john saw in revelation chapter 12 is undoubtedly the. Welcome to our online version of the king james translation of the revelation of jesus christ. Terry long book of revelation chapter 1 the glorified. The following phrases and verses show that the book of revelation has a chronological order. In these messages, the churches receive both praise and rebuke for their practices. The book is traditionally attributed to john the apostle, but the precise identity of the author remains a point of academic debate. Apr, 2011 revelation chapter 12 war on earth rev 12. Beginning in chapter 12, the book of revelation goes in a different direction. Revelation chapter 12 verse by verse high time to awake. Verse 6 says these words are faithful and true referring to the prophecy of revelation.
Riverview baptist church the book of revelation, chapter 14. All rightes reserved, larry pierce, winterbourne, ontario. Revelation 18, new international version niv the bible app. Revelation explained verse by verse, chapter by chapter. It cannot be understood without knowing the ot prophets ezekiel and daniel especially, nor without knowing the words of the lord jesus in matthew 24. From here you can read the book of revelation, listen to audio sermons on the revelation prepared and delivered by bobby stafford or read the study lessons on the revelation of jesus christ prepared and published here by david hersey. The book of revelation is the fulfilment of every biblical prophecy. She was pregnant and cried out in pain as she was about to give birth.
Moreover, it never stands alone, and in its 16 occurrences in the new testament it is always associated with the word for. The baptist standard bearer, 1 iron oaks dr, paris, ar, 72855. Introduction conflict in heaven and earth a great wonder greek. A commentary on the book of revelation chapter 12 the. There are some parenthetical sections and chapters in the book of revelation that appear in the midst of the chronological order to present more details or to take a break from the chronological order for a moment.
The fall of satan, the rise of the antichrist, the rejoicing of the church in heaven, the persecution of israel, and the escape of jewish christians. Truly i tell you, he will dress himself to serve, will have them recline at the table and will come and wait on them. Revelation 12 is the twelfth chapter of the book of revelation or the apocalypse of john in the new testament of the christian bible. An excellent example of a chapter beginning being in a very misleading place is revelation 8. The book of revelationchapter 12 white feather ministries. Verse 10 is a command for john to not seal up the words of this book. Revelation 12, new international version niv the bible app. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of revelation in the bible new international version. Luke chapter 12 verse 37 the new john gill exposition. At this time in chapter 12, the false messiah is coming to jerusalem and the jewish people know he is not the messiah.
To start with we see god as creator and ruler, the lord jesus as the slain lamb and the believers gathered round the throne in heaven chapter 4 and 5. It is talking about jesus being michael, there are only 15 references of michael in the kjv biblethey are all talking about human men except for these 4 texts. The chapter and verse numbers were added centuries ago and was broken up in the way they thought it should be at that time. The new john gills exposition of the entire bible modernised and adapted for the computer by larry pierce of online bible.
In revelation chapters 12, and 14 the main figures of the great tribulation are. From 20012007 he lived in malaysia, where he taught english, learned the malay language, facilitated village homestay programs, and fell in love with the local people, food, and culture. Hes just a mildmannered christian guy living in exile whenpow. Revelation chapter 12 coffmans commentary of the new. What the bible says about woman in revelation 12 bible tools.
For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned. The first great sign is a vision of a woman who gave birth to a child verse 1. In our previous studies we have seen that revelation chapter 1. Biblical scholars agree that the third of the stars he swept from the sky represents the angels that he tempted to follow him in his rebellion against god revelation 12.
Revelation 12 new american bible revised edition nabre chapter 12. Its principal subject is to discover the purposes of god concerning the affairs of the church, and of the nations as connected therewith, to the end of the world. A the preterist view, which holds that these events were fulfilled in the first century b the futurist view, which says that these events are yet to be fulfilled during a future great tribulation. Chapters 12 to 14 are explanatory prophecies that describe some of the major personages and movements of the latter half of the tribulation period.1149 1069 542 648 423 312 92 1395 709 260 304 307 468 1579 526 1485 1626 215 541 299 1382 421 913 54 1011 850 1400 444 221 907 1170 106