Revelation 9
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  • Verse 3

    And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

    Exodus 10:4-15; Judges 7:12; Isaiah 33:4; Joel 1:4; 2:25; Nahum 3:15,17
    5,10,11; Deuteronomy 8:15; 1 Kings 12:11; Ezekiel 2:6; Luke 10:19

  • Verse 4

    And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.

    that they
    6:6; 7:3; Job 1:10,12; Psalms 76:10; Matthew 24:24; 2 Timothy 3:8,9
    7:3,4; 14:1; Exodus 12:23; Job 2:6; Ezekiel 9:4,6; Ephesians 4:30

  • Verse 5

    And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.

    it was
    13:5,7; Daniel 5:18-22; 7:6; John 19:11
    they should not
    11:7; Job 2:6
    they should be
    and their

  • Verse 6

    And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.

    shall men
    6:16; 2 Samuel 1:9; Job 3:20-22; 7:15,16; Isaiah 2:19; Jeremiah 8:3; Hosea 10:8; John 4:8,9; Luke 23:30

  • Verse 7

    And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.

    the shapes
    Joel 2:4,5; Nahum 3:17
    their faces
    Daniel 7:4,8

  • Verse 8

    And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions.

    2 Kings 9:30; Isaiah 3:24; 1 Corinthians 11:14,15; 1 Timothy 2:9; 1 Peter 3:3
    and their
    Psalms 57:4; Joel 1:6

  • Verse 9

    And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.

    they had
    9:17; Job 40:18; 41:23-30; Joel 2:8
    and the
    Job 39:25; Isaiah 9:5; Joel 2:5-7; Nahum 2:4,5