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References for Chapter 14

1 Kg 8:1-6 (The Ark was taken to Mount Zion and placed in the Holy of Holies of the temple)
Ps 2:6 (Zion is the mountain of the king)
Ex 28:36-38 (The high priest had a gold plate on his forehead marked “Holy to the Lord”)
2 Sam 6:2-5 (David rejoiced before the Ark playing the harp)

NB: The 24 elders sang a new song around the throne of the Lamb in Rev 5:9, like the new song of the 144,000 in Rev 14:3.
NB: The number 144,000 mentioned in Rev 14:1 was also mentioned in Rev 7:4.

Ex 19:9-24 (The people are told to consecrate themselves and abstain before meeting the Lord)
Lev 15:18-19 (Ritual impurity due to sexual activity)
1 Sam 21:2-7 (David and his men ate the holy bread because they were consecrated, that is segregated from women for battle)
1 Cor 7:1-9, 25-26, 32-34, 38 (Advice regarding sexual abstinence and the promotion of chastity)
Jn 1:35-39 (The disciples of John follow the Lamb of God)
1 Cor 15:20-23 (Christ is the first fruits)
Rom 8:22-23 (We have the first fruits of the Spirit as we wait for the redemption of our bodies)
1 Peter 2:21-24 (There was no deceit found in Christ’s mouth)
Jn 8:31-45 (Jesus speaks the truth from his Father; his opponents speak lies from the father of lies)
Zeph 3:12-13 (The holy remnant speaks no lie and has no deceit in their mouths)
Jn 12:30-32 (A voice from heaven; now the ruler of this world will be driven out)
Jer 51:6-8 (Babylon has made the world drunk with its wine; now Babylon falls)
Pro 9:1-6 (The blessed cup of wine mixed by Lady Wisdom)
Ps 75:5-9 (The wicked must drink the foaming, spiced wine)
Mk 15:23 (Jesus was given wine drugged with myrrh)
Mt 25:37-40 (Good deeds done for the least brother are done for Christ)
Mk 4:26-29 (Parable of the kingdom: The farmer wields the sickle when the harvest is ripe)
Joel 4:12-13 (The day of the Lord: The harvest of grapes and the wine press)
Is 5:1-7 (Israel is a vineyard that produced wild grapes; the vineyard shall be trampled)
Ex 14:27-28 (The Egyptians were drowned in a vast amount of water)