Old Testament References and Allusions in Revelation 9-12

Chap 9-12

Revelation (TLV)References
Rev 9:1 Then the fifth angel trumpeted, and I saw a star that had fallen from heaven to earth. The key to the bottomless pit was given to him.Isa 14:12-14 Rev 9:2,11; Rev 17:8; Rev 20:10; Luke 8:31; Rom 10:7
Rev 9:2 He opened the pit, and smoke rose from the pit like the smoke of a gigantic furnace. The sun and the air were darkened by the smoke from the pit.Gen 19:28; Ex 19:8 Rev 8:12; Exo 10:21-23; Joel 2:2,10
Rev 9:3 Then from the smoke came locusts upon the earth, and power was given to them like the scorpions have power over the earth.Ex 10:12-15 Rev 9:5,10,11; Deut 8:15; 1 King 12:11; Eze 2:6; Luke 10:19
Rev 9:4 They were told to do no harm to the grass of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only the people who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads.Ezek 9:4 Rev 7:3,4; Rev 14:1; Exo 12:23; Job 2:6; Eze 9:4,6; Eph 4:30
Rev 9:5 And they were permitted not to kill them, but to torment them for five months—and their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it stings a person.Rev 9:3
Rev 9:6 In those days, people will seek death but will not find it; they will long to die, but death will flee from them.Job 3:21 Rev 6:16; 2 Sam 1:9; Job 3:20-22; Job 7:15,16; Isa 2:19; Jer 8:3; ho 10:8; John 4:8,9; Luke 23:30
Rev 9:7 Now the appearance of the locusts was like horses prepared for battle. On their heads were something like crowns of gold, and their faces were like human faces.Dan 7:4,8
Rev 9:8 They had hair like women’s hair, and their teeth were like those of lions.Joel 1:6 Psa 57:4; Joel 1:6
Rev 9:9 They had chests like iron breastplates; and the noise of their wings was like the noise of many horse-drawn chariots rushing into battle.Joel 2:5 Job 39:25; Isa 9:5; Joel 2:5-7; Nah 2:4,5
Rev 9:10 They have tails like scorpions with stingers; and in their tails is their power to harm people for five months.Rev 9:3,5
Rev 9:11 They have as king over them the angel of the abyss. His name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek he has the name Apollyon.Job 26:6; 28:22; 31:12; Ps 88:11; Prov 15:11; 30:27; Amos 7:11 (LXX) John 8:44
Rev 9:12 The first woe is past. Behold, two woes are still coming after these things.Rev 9:13-21; Rev 8:13; Rev 11:14
Rev 9:13 The sixth angel trumpeted, and I heard a single voice from the four horns of the golden altar before God.Rev 8:3-5; Heb 9:24; Heb 10:21
Rev 9:14 It said to the sixth angel, the one holding the trumpet, “Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates.”Gen 15:18; Deut 1:7; Josh 1:4 Gen 2:14; 2 Sam 8:3; Jer 51:63
Rev 9:15 So the four angels—who had been prepared for the hour and day and month and year—were released to kill a third of mankind.Rev 9:18; Rev 8:7,9,11,12
Rev 9:16 The number of mounted troops was two hundred million—I heard their number.Rev 7:4
Rev 9:17 Now here is how I saw the horses and those riding on them: they had breastplates that were fiery red, hyacinth blue, and sulfur yellow. The heads of the horses were as heads of lions, and out of their mouths came fire and smoke and brimstone.1ch 12:8; Isa 5:28,29
Rev 9:18 By these three plagues a third of mankind was killed—by the fire and the smoke and the brimstone that came out of their mouths.Rev 9:15,17
Rev 9:19 For the power of the horses is in their mouths and in their tails; for their tails are like serpents, having heads by which they inflict injuries.Rev 9:10; Isa 9:15; Eph 4:14
Rev 9:20 But the rest of mankind, those not killed by these plagues, did not repent and turn away from the works of their hands—they would not stop worshiping demons and the idols of gold and silver and stone and wood, which cannot see or hear or walk.Psa 115:4-8; Psa 135:15-18; Isa 40:19,20; Isa 41:7; Isa 42:17,18; Isa 44:9-20; Isa 46:5-7; Jer 10:3-5,8,9,14,15; Jer 15:19,20; Jer 51:17; Dan 5:23; Hab 2:18-20; Acts 17:29; Rom 1:21-23
Rev 9:21 And they did not repent and turn away from their murders or their sorceries or their sexual immorality or their stealing.Rev 14:8; Rev 17:2,5; Rev 18:3; Rev 19:2; Mat 15:19; 2 Cor 12:21
Rev 10:1 Then I saw another powerful angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud with a rainbow over his head. His face was like the sun and his feet like pillars of fire.Eze 1:26-28 Rev 1:15; so 5:15
Rev 10:2 He had in his hand a little scroll that was open. He set his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land,Deut 11:24 Rev 10:5,8; Psa 2:8; Psa 65:5; Pro 8:15,16; Isa 59:19; Mat 28:18; Eph 1:20-22; Phil 2:10,11
Rev 10:3 and he cried out with a loud voice, just as a lion roars. When he cried out, the seven thunders spoke.Joel 3:16 Rev 8:5; Rev 14:2; Rev 15:1,7
Rev 10:4 And when the seven thunders had spoken, I was about to write; but I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Seal up what the seven thunders have said. Do not write it down!”Dan 8:26; 12:4-9 Deut 29:29; Isa 8:16; Isa 29:11; Dan 8:26; Dan 12:4,9
Rev 10:5 Then the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and on the land raised his right hand toward heavenDeut 32:40; Dan 12:7 Rev 16:17; Dan 12:7
Rev 10:6 and swore by the One who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and what is in it, the earth and what is in it, the sea and what is in it, that there would be no more delay.Gen 1:1; Deut 32:40; Neh 9:6; Dan 12:7 Rev 10:6
Rev 10:7 But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel—when he is about to trumpet—the mystery of God is completed, just as He declared to His servants the prophets.Amos 3:7 Luke 24:44-47; Acts 3:21
Rev 10:8 Then the voice that I heard from heaven spoke to me again, saying, “Go, take the scroll that is open in the hand of the angel standing on the sea and on the land.”Rev 10:4,5; Isa 30:21
Rev 10:9 So I went to the angel, telling him to give me the little scroll. And he tells me, “Take and eat it. It will be bitter to your stomach, but sweet as honey in your mouth.”Jer 15:16; Ezek 2:8-3:3 Job 23:12; Jer 15:16; Eze 2:8; Eze 3:1-3,14; Col 3:6
Rev 10:10 So I took the little scroll from the angel’s hand and ate it. It was sweet as honey in my mouth; but when I had swallowed it, my stomach was made bitter.Eze 2:10; Eze 3:14
Rev 10:11 And they tell me, “You must prophesy again about many peoples and nations and tongues and kings.”Ezek 37:4, 9 Rev 11:9; Rev 14:6; Rev 17:15; Jer 1:9,10; Jer 25:15-30
Rev 11:1 Then a measuring rod like a staff was given to me, saying, “Get up and measure the Temple of God and the altar, and count those worshiping in it.Ezek 40:3-4; Zech 2:1-2 Num 33:18; Eze 40:1-48; 1 Cor 3:16,17; 2 Cor 6:16; Eph 2:20-22; 1 Pet 2:5,9
Rev 11:2 But do not measure the court outside the Temple—leave it out, because it has been given to the nations, and they shall trample the holy city for forty-two months.Ezek 40:17-20 Rev 11:3,11; Rev 12:6; Rev 13:5; Num 14:34; Dan 7:25; Dan 12:7,11,12
Rev 11:3 And I will grant authority to My two witnesses and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, dressed in sackcloth.”Gen 37:34; 1ch 21:16; es 4:1,2; Job 16:15; Isa 22:12; la 2:10; John 3:5-8
Rev 11:4 These are the two olive trees and the two menorot that are standing before the Lord of the earth.Zech 4:1-2, 11-14 Exo 8:22; Isa 54:5; Mic 4:13; Zec 4:14
Rev 11:5 If anyone wishes to harm them, fire comes out of their mouths and consumes their enemies. If anyone wants to harm them, he must be killed in this way.Num 16:35; 1 Kings 18:37; 2 Kings 1:10-12 Num 16:28-35; 2 King 1:10-12; Psa 18:8; Isa 11:4; Jer 1:10; Jer 5:14; Eze 43:3; ho 6:5; Zec 1:6; Zec 2:8; Acts 9:4,5
Rev 11:6 These two have the power to shut the heavens, so that no rain may fall during the days of their prophesying. And they have power over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with every kind of plague as often as they wish.Ex 7:19-25; 8:12; 1 Kings 17:1 Eze 7:1-12; Psa 105:26-36
Rev 11:7 When they have finished their testimony, the beast that rises from the abyss will make war on them, and overcome them and kill them.Dan 7:3, 7, 8, 21 Rev 9:2
Rev 11:8 And their corpses will lie in the open street of the great city that figuratively is called Sodom and Egypt—where also their Lord was crucified.Isa 1:9-10; 3:9; Jer 23:14; Ezek 16:49, Ezek 23:3, Ezek 23:8 Ezek 23:19, Ezek 23:27 Rev 18:24; Luke 13:33,34; Acts 9:4; Heb 6:6; Heb 13:12
Rev 11:9 Some from the peoples and tribes and tongues and nations will look at their corpses for three and a half days, not allowing them to be placed into a grave.Ps 79:2-3 Rev 5:8; Rev 19:17,18; Psa 79:2,3; ec 6:3; Isa 33:1; Jer 7:33; Mat 7:2
Rev 11:10 Those who dwell on the earth will rejoice over them. They will celebrate and send gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented those who dwell on the earth.Rev 11:5,6; Rev 16:10; 1 King 18:17; 1 King 21:20; 1 King 22:8,18; Jer 38:4; John 7:7; Acts 5:33; Acts 7:54-57; Acts 17:5,6
Rev 11:11 But after the three and a half days, the breath of life from God entered them, and they stood up on their feet; and great fear fell on those who were watching them.Ezek 37:9-10 Rev 11:13; Josh 2:9; Jer 33:9; ho 3:5; Acts 5:5,11
Rev 11:12 Then they heard a loud voice from heaven saying to them, “Come up here!” And they went up to heaven in a cloud, while their enemies watched them.Exo 14:25; 2 King 2:1,5,7; Psa 86:17; Psa 112:10; Mal 3:18; Luke 16:23
Rev 11:13 At that hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the city collapsed. Seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.Rev 14:7; Rev 15:4; Rev 16:9; Josh 7:19; 1 Sam 6:5; Isa 26:15,16; Jer 13:16; Mal 2:2
Rev 11:14 The second woe is past. The third woe is coming soon.Rev 8:13; Rev 9:12; Rev 15:1; Rev 16:1-21
Rev 11:15 Then the seventh angel trumpeted, and there were loud voices in heaven saying, “The kingdom of this world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Anointed One. And He shall reign forever and ever!”Ex 15:18; Dan 2:44-45; 7:13-14, 27 Exo 15:18; Psa 110:4; Psa 146:10; Isa 9:7; Eze 37:25; Dan 2:44; Dan 7:14,18,27; Mic 4:7; Mat 6:13; Luke 1:33; Heb 1:8
Rev 11:16 And the twenty-four elders seated on their thrones before God fell on their faces and worshiped God,Rev 4:4,10; Rev 5:5-8,14; Rev 7:11; Rev 19:4
Rev 11:17 saying, “We thank you, Adonai Elohei-Tzva’ot, who is and who was, because You have taken Your great power and begun to reign.Rev 11:15; Rev 19:6,11-21; Rev 20:1-3; Psa 21:13; Psa 57:11; Psa 64:9,10; Psa 98:1-3; Psa 102:13-8; Isa 51:9-11; Isa 52:10
Rev 11:18 The nations were enraged, but Your wrath has come and the time for the dead to be judged—to reward Your servants, the prophets and kedoshim, and those who fear Your name, the small and the great, and to destroy the destroyers of the earth.”Ps 2:1-3; 46:6; 115:13 Rev 13:10; Rev 18:6,16-24; Rev 19:19,21; Dan 7:26; Dan 8:25; Dan 11:44,45
Rev 11:19 Then the Temple of God in heaven was opened, and the Ark of His Covenant appeared in His Temple. And there were flashes of lightning and rumblings and clashes of thunder and an earthquake and heavy hail.Jer 3:16 Rev 8:7; Rev 16:21; Exo 9:18-29; Josh 10:11; Job 38:22,23; Psa 18:12; Psa 105:32; Isa 28:2; Isa 30:30; Isa 32:19; Eze 13:11; Eze 38:22
Rev 12:1 A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.Gen 37:9-11 Rev 1:20; Rev 21:14; Isa 62:3; Zec 9:16
Rev 12:2 She is pregnant—crying out in birth pains, in agony to give birth.Isa 26:17; 66:7; Micah 4:9-10 Rev 12:4; Isa 53:11; Isa 54:1; Isa 66:7,8; Mic 5:3; John 16:21; Gal 4:19,27
Rev 12:3 Then another sign appeared in heaven: a great fiery red dragon that had seven heads and ten horns, and seven royal crowns on his heads.Isa 27:1; Dan 7:7, 20, 24 Rev 13:1
Rev 12:4 His tail sweeps away a third of the stars of heaven—it hurled them to the earth. Now the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that whenever she gave birth he might devour her child.Dan 8:10 Rev 12:2; Exo 1:16; Mat 2:3-16; John 8:44; 1 Pet 5:8
Rev 12:5 And she gave birth to a son, a male child, who is to rule all the nations with an iron rod. And her child was snatched away to God and to His throne.Ps 2:8-9; Isa 66:7 Rev 11:12; Mark 16:19
Rev 12:6 Then the woman fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared by God so they might take care of her for 1,260 days.Rev 11:2,3
Rev 12:7 And war broke out in heaven, Michael and his angels making war against the dragon. The dragon and his angels fought,Dan 10:13-21; 12:1 Rev 12:9; Psa 78:49; Mat 25:41; 2 Cor 12:7; 2 Pet 2:4
Rev 12:8 but they were not strong enough, and there was no longer any place for them in heaven.Job 7:10; Job 8:18; Job 20:9; Job 27:21-23; Psa 37:10; Acts 1:25; Jude 1:6
Rev 12:9 And the great dragon was thrown down—the ancient serpent, called the devil and satan, who deceives the whole world. He was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.Gen 3:1; Job 1:6; 2:1; Zech 3:1 Job 1:7; Job 2:2; Isa 14:12; Isa 65:25; John 14:30; John 16:11; 2 Cor 4:4; 1 Pet 5:8
Rev 12:10 Then I heard a loud voice in heaven saying, “Now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of His Anointed One, for the accuser of our brothers and sisters—the one who accuses them before our God day and night—has been thrown out.Job 1:9-11; 2:4-5; Zech 3:1 Job 1:9; Job 2:5; Zec 3:1,2; Luke 22:31; Titus 2:3
Rev 12:11 They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives even in the face of death.Rev 2:10,13; Rev 20:4; Luke 14:26; Acts 20:24; Acts 21:13; Heb 11:35-38
Rev 12:12 Therefore rejoice, O heavens, and you who dwell in them! Woe to the earth and the sea, for the devil has come down to you with great rage, knowing that his time is short.Rev 10:6; Heb 10:37; 2 Pet 3:8
Rev 12:13 Now when the dragon saw that he had been thrown to the earth, he stalked the woman who had given birth to the male child.Rev 12:4,5; Gen 3:15; Psa 37:12-14; John 16:33
Rev 12:14 But the woman was given two wings of the great eagle, so that she might fly away from the presence of the serpent into the wilderness, to the place where she is taken care of—for a time, times, and half a time.Ex 19:4; Deut 32:11; Isa 40:31; Dan 7:25; 12:7; Hos 2:14-15 Rev 11:2,3; Dan 7:25; Dan 12:7
Rev 12:15 And from out of his mouth, the serpent spewed water like a river after the woman, in order to sweep her away with a flood.Hos 1:5-10 Rev 17:15; Psa 18:4; Psa 65:7; Psa 93:3,4; Isa 8:7; Isa 28:2; Isa 59:19
Rev 12:16 But the earth came to the aid of the woman. The earth opened its mouth and swallowed the river that the dragon had spewed from his mouth.Exo 12:35,36; 1 King 17:6; 2 King 8:9
Rev 12:17 So the dragon became enraged at the woman and went off to make war with the rest of her offspring—those who keep the commandments of God and hold to the testimony of Yeshua.Gen 3:15 Rev 12:11; Rev 1:2,9; Rev 6:9; Rev 20:4; 1 Cor 2:1; 1 John 5:10