Revelation 6 :16

Revelation 6 :16 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:

American King James Version (AKJV)

And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:

American Standard Version (ASV)

and they say to the mountains and to the rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And they say to the mountains and to the rocks, Come down on us, covering us from the face of him who is seated on the high seat, and from the wrath of the Lamb:

Webster's Revision

And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:

World English Bible

They told the mountains and the rocks, "Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb,

English Revised Version (ERV)

and they say to the mountains and to the rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:

Definitions for Revelation 6 :16

Clarke's Commentary on Revelation 6 :16

Said to the mountains and rocks - Expressions which denote the strongest perturbation and alarm. They preferred any kind of death to that which they apprehended from this most awful revolution.

From the face of him that sitteth on the throne - They now saw that all these terrible judgments came from the Almighty; and that Christ, the author of Christianity, was now judging, condemning, and destroying them for their cruel persecutions of his followers.

Barnes's Commentary on Revelation 6 :16

Wesley's Commentary on Revelation 6 :16

6:16 To the mountains and the rocks - Which were tottering already, verse 12. Rev 6:12 Hide us from the face of him - Which is against the ungodly, Psalm 34:16.
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