Revelation 5:3
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English Standard Version
And no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth was able to open the scroll or to look into it,

King James Bible
And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon.

American Standard Version
And no one in the heaven, or on the earth, or under the earth, was able to open the book, or to look thereon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And no man was able, neither in heaven, nor on earth, nor under the earth, to open the book, nor to look on it.

English Revised Version
And no one in the heaven, or on the earth, or under the earth, was able to open the book, or to look thereon.

Webster's Bible Translation
And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look upon it.

Weymouth New Testament
But no one in Heaven, or on earth, or under the earth, was able to open the book or look into it.

Revelation 5:3 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Under the earth

In Hades.

To look (βλέπειν)

See on John 1:29. To take a single look at the contents.

Revelation 5:3 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Revelation 5:13 And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them...

Isaiah 40:13,14 Who has directed the Spirit of the LORD, or being his counselor has taught him...

Isaiah 41:28 For I beheld, and there was no man; even among them, and there was no counselor, that, when I asked of them, could answer a word.

Romans 11:34 For who has known the mind of the Lord? or who has been his counselor?

Cross References
Philippians 2:10
so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth,

Revelation 5:4
and I began to weep loudly because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or to look into it.

Revelation 5:13
And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying, "To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!"

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