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Revelation 15:6

    Revelation 15:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their breasts girded with golden girdles.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their breasts girded with golden girdles.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and there came out from the temple the seven angels that had the seven plagues, arrayed with precious'stone, pure and bright, and girt about their breasts with golden girdles.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the seven angels who had the seven punishments came out from the house of God, clothed with linen, clean and bright and with bands of gold about their breasts.

    Webster's Revision

    and there came out from the temple the seven angels that had the seven plagues, arrayed with precious'stone, pure and bright, and girt about their breasts with golden girdles.

    World English Bible

    The seven angels who had the seven plagues came out, clothed with pure, bright linen, and wearing golden sashes around their breasts.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and there came out from the temple the seven angels that had the seven plagues, arrayed with precious stone, pure and bright, and girt about their breasts with golden girdles.

    Clarke's Commentary on Revelation 15:6

    The seven angels came out of the temple - To show that they were sent from God himself.

    Clothed in pure and white linen - Habited as priests. For these habits see Exodus 28:6, Exodus 28:8; and see the note on Revelation 1:13.

    Barnes' Notes on Revelation 15:6

    And the seven angels - See the notes on Revelation 15:1.

    Came out of the temple - Were seen to come from the temple; that is, from the immediate presence of God.

    Having the seven plagues - See the notes on Revelation 15:1. Each one entrusted with a single "plague" to be executed upon the earth. The meaning here is, that they were designated or appointed to execute those plagues in judgments. The symbols of their office - the golden vials - were given to them afterward, Revelation 15:7.

    Clothed in pure and white linen - The emblem of holiness - the common representation in regard to the heavenly inhabitants. See the notes on Revelation 3:4; Revelation 7:13. Compare Matthew 17:2; Luke 9:29; Mark 16:5.

    And having their breasts girded with golden girdles - See the notes on Revelation 1:13. The meaning is, that they were attired in a manner befitting their rank and condition.