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Notes for Revelation 4-9

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February 4, 2006

Notes for Revelation 4-9

The Four Creatures of Revelation:

Animal Gospel Zodiac Month Divisions within Revelation
Bull or Ox Luke
(Sacrificed animal temple)
Taurus May Taurus with seven stars
(Rev 2-3)
Lion Mark
(John the Baptist crying out)
Leo August Lion
(Rev 4-7)
Eagle John
(Spiritual perspective)
Scorpio November Eagle
(Rev 8-14)
Man Mathew
(Jesus’ human origins)
Aquarius February Pouring of vessels
(Rev 15-22)

The Twelve Tribes of Israel

1.     Reuben     (Sons of Leah)
2. Simeon
3. Levi
4. Judah
5. Issachar
6. Zebulun
7. Dan (Sons of Bilhah, Rachel’s maid)
8. Naphtali
9. Gad (Sons of Zilpah, Leah’s maid)
10. Asher
11. Joseph (Sons of Rachel)
12. Benjamin

Joseph was the father of Manasseh and Ephraim.

Notes on Vocabulary

(Rebabah) or (he myrias) – Ten-thousand, myriad
(`Eleph) or (he chilias) – Thousand
(`Araunah) – Araunah the Jebusite.   Related to: (`Aron) – the Ark of the Covenant
(`Ornan) – Ornan the Jebusite.   Related to: (`Oren) – Cedar
(ho aetos) – eagle, vulture
or (`Abaddon ) – destruction
(Apollyon) – destroyer