Revelation 7:13
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English Standard Version
Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, “Who are these, clothed in white robes, and from where have they come?”

King James Bible
And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they?

American Standard Version
And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, These that are arrayed in white robes, who are they, and whence came they?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And one of the ancients answered, and said to me: These that are clothed in white robes, who are they? and whence came they?

English Revised Version
And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, These which are arrayed in the white robes, who are they, and whence came they?

Webster's Bible Translation
And one of the elders answered, saying to me, Who are these that are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they?

Weymouth New Testament
Then, addressing me, one of the Elders said, "Who are these people clothed in the long white robes? And where have they come from?"

Revelation 7:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Answered

In the sense of taking up speech in connection with some given occasion, as Matthew 11:25. See also on John 2:18.

What are these, etc.

The Rev., properly, follows the Greek order, which places first "These which are arrayed in the white robes, who are they?" emphatic and indicating the natural order of the thought as it presents itself to the inquirer. For what, render who, as Rev.

Revelation 7:13 Parallel Commentaries

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one.

Revelation 4:4,10 And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and on the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment...

Revelation 5:5,11 And one of the elders said to me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, has prevailed to open the book...

arrayed. See on ver.

Revelation 7:9 After this I beheld, and, see, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds...

whence.

Genesis 16:8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, from where came you? and where will you go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.

Judges 13:6 Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, A man of God came to me...

John 7:28 Then cried Jesus in the temple as he taught, saying, You both know me, and you know from where I am: and I am not come of myself...

Cross References
Daniel 7:16
I approached one of those who stood there and asked him the truth concerning all this. So he told me and made known to me the interpretation of the things.

Acts 3:12
And when Peter saw it he addressed the people: "Men of Israel, why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us, as though by our own power or piety we have made him walk?

Revelation 3:4
Yet you have still a few names in Sardis, people who have not soiled their garments, and they will walk with me in white, for they are worthy.

Revelation 7:9
After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands,

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