Revelation 8:2
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And I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets were given to them.

King James Bible
And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.

Darby Bible Translation
And I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets were given to them.

World English Bible
I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets were given to them.

Young's Literal Translation
and I saw the seven messengers who before God have stood, and there were given to them seven trumpets,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The seven angels which stood before God - Probably the same as those called the seven Spirits which are before his throne, Revelation 1:4 (note). There is still an allusion here to the seven ministers of the Persian monarchs. See Tobit 12:15.

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seven angels.

Revelation 15:1 And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous, seven angels having the seven last plagues...

Revelation 16:1 And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go your ways...

Matthew 18:10 Take heed that you despise not one of these little ones; for I say to you...

Luke 1:19 And the angel answering said to him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak to you...


Revelation 8:6-12 And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound...

Revelation 9:1,13,14 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven to the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit...

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying...

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Numbers 10:1-10 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying...

2 Chronicles 29:25-28 And he set the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David...

Amos 3:6-8 Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD has not done it...

DELIGHT IN PRAYER. The precious grace of entire sanctification brings to the heart a prayerful spirit. Prayer becomes the normal occupation of the soul. One is surprised to discover that while it was formerly difficult, if not irksome, to pray at times, now one prays because it is delightful and easy. DE RENTY. Many of us have been surprised to read in the biographies of pious men and women that they frequently spent hours in prayer. But the sanctified man understands all that now. He can readily
Byron J. Rees—The Heart-Cry of Jesus

No Man Cometh to the Father but by Me.
This being added for further confirmation of what was formerly said, will point out unto us several necessary truths, as, I. That it is most necessary to be sound and clear in this fundamental point of coming to God only in and through Christ. For, 1. It is the whole marrow of the gospel. 2. It is the hinge of our salvation, Christ is "the chief corner stone," Isa. xxxviii. 16. 1 Pet. i. 5, 6; and, 3. The only ground of all our solid and true peace and comfort. 4 An error or a mistake here, is most
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Cross References
Zechariah 4:10
"Who dares despise the day of small things, since the seven eyes of the LORD that range throughout the earth will rejoice when they see the chosen capstone in the hand of Zerubbabel?"

Matthew 18:10
"See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.

Matthew 24:31
And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.

Luke 21:36
Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man."

1 Corinthians 15:52
in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.

1 Thessalonians 4:16
For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.

Revelation 1:4
John, To the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits before his throne,

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