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Revelation 6:3

    Revelation 6:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, Come.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when the second stamp was undone, the voice of the second beast came to my ears, saying, Come and see.

    Webster's Revision

    And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, Come.

    World English Bible

    When he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, "Come!"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, Come.

    Clarke's Commentary on Revelation 6:3

    The second beast - That which had the face of an ox.

    Barnes' Notes on Revelation 6:3

    And when he had opened the second seal - So as to disclose another portion of the volume. See the notes at Revelation 5:1.

    I heard the second beast say - The second beast was like a calf or an ox. See the notes at Revelation 4:7. It cannot be supposed that there is any special significancy in the fact that the second beast addressed the seer on the opening of the second seal, or that, so far as the symbol was concerned, there was any reason why this living. creature should approach on the opening of this seal rather than on either of the others. All that seems to be designed is, that as the living creatures are intended to be emblems of the providential government of God, it was proper to represent that government as concerned in the opening of each of these four seals, indicating important events among the nations.

    Come and see - See the notes on Revelation 6:1.

    Wesley's Notes on Revelation 6:3

    6:3 And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature - Who looked toward the west. Saying, Come - At each seal it was necessary to turn toward that quarter of the world which it more immediately concerned.