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Revelation 11:16

    Revelation 11:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell on their faces, and worshipped God,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the four and twenty elders, who sit before God on their thrones, fell upon their faces and worshipped God,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the four and twenty rulers, who are seated before God on their high seats, went down on their faces and gave worship to God, saying,

    Webster's Revision

    And the four and twenty elders, who sit before God on their thrones, fell upon their faces and worshipped God,

    World English Bible

    The twenty-four elders, who sit on their thrones before God's throne, fell on their faces and worshiped God,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the four and twenty elders, which sit before God on their thrones, fell upon their faces and worshipped God,

    Clarke's Commentary on Revelation 11:16

    The four and twenty elders - The representatives of the universal Church of Christ. See on Revelation 5:8-10 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Revelation 11:16

    And the four and twenty elders which sat ... - See the notes on Revelation 4:4.

    Fell upon their faces, and worshipped God - Prostrated themselves before him - the usual form of profound adoration. See the notes on Revelation 5:8-14.

    Wesley's Notes on Revelation 11:16

    11:16 And the four and twenty elders - These shall reign over the earth, Rev 5:10. Who sit before God on their thrones - which we do not read of any angel.