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The kings of the earth who are earthly ( Revelation 16:14), stand in contrast to the kings from the East who are heavenly. The sun, and power was given to him to scorch men with fire: What is normally taken for granted as a blessing – the warmth of the shining sun – is now a curse. (5-7) The righteousness of God’s judgments. and shalt be--A, B, C, Vulgate, and ANDREAS for this clause read, "(which art and wast) holy." 4. 13. unclean spirits like frogs--the antitype to the plague of frogs sent on Egypt. He that was filthy here is filthy there. power was given unto him--rather, "unto it," the sun. darkness--parallel to the Egyptian plague of darkness, Pharaoh being the type of Antichrist (compare Notes, compare the fifth trumpet, Revelation 9:2 ). Not only is God’s justice, : This voice is either an angel speaking from the. Garments are pictures of spiritual and practical righteousness. i. in form. They gnawed their tongues because of the pain: The darkness of the fifth bowl is a preview of hell itself, which is described by Jesus as the outer darkness (Matthew 25:30). . i. . Revelation 16:1 - Then I heard a loud voice from the temple saying to the seven angels, "Go and pour out the bowls of the wrath of God on the earth." And the third poured out his bowl into the rivers and the fountains of the waters, and they became blood. thunders." 5. They blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and did not repent of their deeds. Revelation commentary chapter 16 - seven last plagues poured out. There is nothing in pain and suffering that, by their own natural operation, will tend to purification.” (Spurgeon). judged thus--literally, "these things." of heaven--so B and ANDREAS But A, Vulgate, Syriac, and Coptic omit. Sickness and sorrow of themselves are no helps to salvation. In Revelation 11:13 only a tenth of Jerusalem falls whereas here the city (Babylon) "became (Greek) into three parts" by the earthquake. But it isn’t necessary to see this darkness as a symbolic political darkness. The name Israel ( Genesis 32:28 ) implies a prince with God. Chapter 16. . But A and B, "upon" (Greek, "epi"). Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl upon the air = introduces the final bowl judgment. The unclean spirit out of the mouth of the dragon symbolizes the proud infidelity which opposes God and Christ. They are spirits of demons, performing signs, : Again, signs and wonders are used by demons as tools of deception. f. That great day of God Almighty: The winner of this battle is apparent. 12. angel--so Coptic and ANDREAS. go forth unto--or "for," that is, to tempt them to the battle with Christ. Those who believe the Book of Revelation is all fulfilled in history have a hard time with this battle. fierceness--the boiling over outburst of His wrath (Greek, "thumou orgees"), compare Note, 20. ” – that is, without a covering, or trying to provide our own covering like Adam and Eve (Genesis 3:7), which is like filthy rags in the sight of God (Isaiah 64:6). e. Great hail from heaven fell upon men, each hailstone about the weight of a talent: Giant hailstones fall, weighing up to 100 pounds (45 kilograms). ii. As Moses took ashes from an earthly common furnace, so angels, as priestly ministers in the heavenly temple, take holy fire in sacred vials or bowls, from the heavenly altar to pour down (compare Revelation 8:5 ). might mean show how difficult it is to make sense of Revelation this way. c. It describes a great God: His great voice (loud is the same Greek word for great; verses 1; 17), and His great day of victory (Revelation 16:14). . And great hail from heaven fell upon men, each hailstone about the weight of a talent. thief--( Matthew 24:43 , 2 Peter 3:10 ). It is done--"It is come to pass." of Though the man changes, he is not savingly changed: he becomes another man, but not a new man. The battle of Armageddon, when the Antichrist leads the world system against a returning Jesus (Revelation 17:12-16, 17:14, 19:19). (10-11) Fifth bowl: a plague of darkness. And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs coming out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. Study Revelation 16 using Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. i. a. Poole says earth might mean The Roman Catholic clergy. The first four are more general, affecting the earth, the sea, springs, and the sun, not merely a portion of these natural bodies, as in the case of the trumpets, but the whole of them; the last three are more particular, affecting the throne of the beast, the Euphrates, and the grand consummation. Pain and poverty are not evangelists; disease and despair are not apostles. . You are righteous… For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink: It is completely fitting that those who delighted in shedding the blood of the saints should now be forced to drink blood. Does not every thief repent of robbery when he is convicted and sent to jail? The kings of the earth who are earthly ( Revelation 16:14 ), stand in contrast to the kings from the East who are heavenly. g. Behold, I am coming as a thief. But A, C, and Vulgate omit it. Choose a verse from 'Revelation 16' to begin your 'Verse-by-Verse' study of God's Word using the more than 100 commentaries available on StudyLight.org ( Exodus 7:20 .) ", 18. voice . working miracles--Greek, "signs." i. Hail is frequently a tool of judgment against God’s enemies, as seen against Egypt (Exodus 9:24), the Canaanites (Joshua 10:11), apostate Israel (Isaiah 28:2), and Gog and Magog (Ezekiel 38:22). You can check these in your browser security settings. . Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. ii. REVELATIO 16 COMME TARY EDITED BY GLE PEASE The Seven Bowls of God’s Wrath 1 Then I heard a loud voice from the temple saying to the seven angels, “Go, pour out the seven bowls of God’s wrath on the earth.” 1.BARNES, “And I heard a great voice out of the temple - A loud voice out of the temple as seen in heaven (notes on Rev_11:19), and that … The sea… became blood: Revelation 8:8-9 described a partial contamination of the sea. voices . It could be felt, as described in Exodus 10:21-22. b. The seventh and final bowl-carrying angel punishes the air. 16. he--rather, "they (the three unclean spirits) gathered them together." John now describes the vial judgments that come from Father God on a world that is worshiping Satan as God. of a dead man--putrefying. On it the prayers of saints are presented before God: beneath it are the souls of the martyrs crying for vengeance on the foes of God. It is now that the last call to escape from Babylon is given to God's people in her ( Revelation 18:4 ). Contrast Revelation 7:3 , Ezekiel 9:4 Ezekiel 9:6 . These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. A double thread of tradition is woven into this strand of prophecy, ( a ) that of a last conflict of the world-powers with God and the messianic people ( cf. So this, or whatever is antitypical to it, will be the last effort of the dragon, beast, and false prophet. This speaking altar may be God’s altar – the cross, where His greatest sacrifice was made, and which here testifies of His righteous judgment, both in the past and soon to come. For it is their just due.”, And I heard another from the altar saying, “Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are Your judgments.”. And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs. Then the second angel poured out his bowl on the sea, and it became blood as of a dead man; and every living creature in the sea died. b. Just click the link to the commentary of a chapter that you want to read: Chapter 1: Introduction to the Revelation of the Day of Yahovah ("the L ORD ") Chapter 2: Letters to the Assemblies at Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamos, and Thyatira 7. another out of--omitted in A, C, Syriac, and Coptic. , then no one can tell what it means, and God may as well not have written it. came in remembrance--Greek, "Babylon the great was remembered" ( Revelation 18:5 ). “The wishful thinking of some that men would repent if they only knew the power and righteous judgment of God is shattered by frequent mention in this chapter of the hardness of the human heart in the face of the most stringent and evident divine discipline.” (Walvoord). . thunders . And great Babylon was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of His wrath. O my hearer, do you thus repent? Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. lightnings--A has the order, "lightnings . Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl into the air, and a loud voice came out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, “It is done!” And there were noises and thunderings and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such a mighty and great earthquake as had not occurred since men were on the earth. The gathering of the world kings with the beast against the Lamb is the signal for Christ's coming; therefore He here gives the charge to be watching for His coming and clothed in the garments of justification and sanctification, so as to be accepted. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. For--A, B, C, and ANDREAS omit. The Seven Bowls of God’s Wrath. ( Revelation 11:18 , end; Genesis 9:6 , Isaiah 49:26 .) Again we see the increased potency of the third bowl as compared with the third trumpet, chap. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Blood as of a dead man: The sea doesn’t necessarily become blood, but as of a corpse’s blood. the mountains--rather as Greek, "there were found no mountains. ", 21. fell--Greek, "descends." As they submitted to the mark of the beast, so they must bear the mark of the avenging God. Description - Garland's work is one of the best commentaries available on the book of the Revelation.Garland approaches the text from a literal perspective and also assesses the weaknesses of various non-literal interpretations. God's voice as to the final consummation, as Jesus' voice on the cross when the work of expiation was completed, "It is finished. The same sin rules in him, but it is called by another name, and wears another dress. With ecological disaster such as this, the human race cannot survive long. 16:12-16 This probably shows the destruction of the Turkish power, and of idolatry, and that a way will be made for the return of the Jews. Abraham from the East (if Isaiah 41:2 Isaiah 41:8 Isaiah 41:9 , refers to him, and not Cyrus) conquering the Chaldean kings is a type of Israel's victorious restoration to the priest-kingdom. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. If earth doesn’t mean earth, then no one can tell what it means, and God may as well not have written it. The presence of the "unclean spirit" in the land (Palestine) is foretold, Zechariah 13:2 , in connection with idolatrous prophets. noisome--literally, "evil" (compare Deuteronomy 28:27 Deuteronomy 28:35 ). Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. With ecological disaster such as this, the human race cannot survive long. “Judgment may produce a carnal repentance – a repentance that is of the flesh, and after the manner of the sinful nature of men. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. i. a. i. a. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. b. grievous--distressing to the sufferers. The Lord is now no longer He that shall come, for He is come in vengeance and therefore the third of the three clauses found in Revelation 1:4 Revelation 1:8 , 4:8 is here and in Revelation 11:17 omitted. . Commentary on Revelation 16:1-7. Ultimately, they come to do battle against God and His Messiah (Psalm 2). They did not repent and give Him glory: The failure of men to respond with repentance shows that knowledge or experience of judgment will not change man’s sinful condition. For they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty. And You have given them blood to drink. The battle of Armageddon, when the Antichrist leads the world system against a returning Jesus (Revelation 17:12-16, 17:14, 19:19). so mighty--Greek, "such.". But A, C, and Syriac read, "(as respects) the things in the sea.". In Revelation 17 and 18, the fall of Babylon is carefully detailed. "Thou didst inflict this judgment.". In mercy, God has stretched out this scene as much has He possibly could. They gnawed their tongues because of the pain, : The darkness of the fifth bowl is a preview of hell itself, which is described by Jesus as. Click on the different category headings to find out more. Compare Joel 3:2 Joel 3:12 Joel 3:14 , where "the valley of Jehoshaphat" (meaning in Hebrew, "judgment of God") is mentioned as the scene of God's final vengeance on the God-opposing foe. But A, B, C, and Vulgate omit it. Do you see its desert of hell? , not the great day of man, not the great day of the Antichrist, not the great day of the dragon. men--Greek, "the men," namely, those who had the mark of the beast ( Revelation 16:2 ). h. And they gathered them together to the place called in Hebrew, Armageddon: This great battle happens at a place called Armageddon (Har-Megiddo). Aaron brought up frogs; so did the magicians. . Some of these particular judgments are set forth in detail in the seventeenth through twentieth chapters. The stone is carved into a more sightly shape, but it is not turned into flesh. became as . These seven vials (the detailed expansion of the vintage, Revelation 14:18-20 ) being called "the last," must belong to the period just when the term of the beast's power has expired (whence reference is made in them all to the worshippers of the beast as the objects of the judgments), close to the end or coming of the Son of man. The frogs are “a devastating caricature of the failure of evil. b. They became blood: When these judgments come, the time must be very short until the return of Jesus. . The point is clear. The ancient Jewish people regarded frogs as unclean and repulsive, but the Egyptians revered a frog-goddess. And they gathered them together to the place called in Hebrew, Armageddon, : This great battle happens at a place called. Within the last twenty years this battle has been fought at various places, according to our purblind seers and self-inspired prophets! 3. 1. If I lay sick I might be saved.’ Oh, do not think so. The presence of the "unclean spirit" in the land (Palestine) is foretold, Zechariah 13:2, in connection with idolatrous prophets. We are given the righteousness of Jesus as a garment (Galatians 3:27), but we are also called to “put on” the nature of Jesus in terms of practical holiness (Ephesians 4:20-24). sun--Whereas by the fourth trumpet the sun is darkened ( Revelation 8:12 ) in a third part, here by the fourth vial the sun's bright scorching power is intensified. This is the same close as that of the seven seals and the seven thunders; but with the difference that they do not merely form the conclusion, but introduce the consequence, of the last vial, namely, the utter destruction of Babylon and then of the Antichristian armies. c. And did not repent of their deeds: In man’s sinful condition, he increases his sin when under God’s judgment, the very time he should forsake his sin. They shall, doubtless, become priest-kings in the flesh to the nations in the flesh at His coming. The sins were alike, and so were the punishments. Caird called the last three plagues a “triad of political disaster” – internal anarchy, invasion, and irreparable collapse. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. But A, C, and Syriac, "soul of life" (compare Genesis 1:30 , Genesis 7:21 Genesis 7:22 ). : In the midst of the description of the coming battle, there is a warning to be prepared in light of Jesus’ assured victory. Or, as "gnashing of teeth" is one of the accompaniments of hell, so this "gnawing of their tongues" is through rage at the baffling of their hopes and the overthrow of their kingdom. Revelation 16:16, ESV: "And they assembled them at the place that in Hebrew is called Armageddon." But A, B, C, Vulgate, and ANDREAS read, "the seven vials." In this repentance the depravity of the heart remains the same in essence, though it takes another form of showing itself. a. Revelation 17 – The Fall of Religious Babylon A. Then the fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, and power was given to him to scorch men with fire. great--so B, Vulgate, Syriac, Coptic, and ANDREAS. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Since there is no specific mount (Har) Megiddo (Megiddo is actually a valley), many see this as a symbolic mountain or hill of slaughter. The waters of the Euphrates (compare Isaiah 8:7 Isaiah 8:8 ) are spiritual Babylon's, that is, the apostate Church's (of which Rome is the chief, though not exclusive representative) spiritual and temporal powers. 2. went--Greek, "went away." EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). How ridiculous have been the conjectures of men relative to this point! Then the second angel poured out his bowl on the sea, and it became blood as of a dead, : Revelation 8:8-9 described a partial contamination of the sea. A foul and loathsome sore came upon the men who had the mark of the beast, : Those who worshipped the beast and received his. repented not to give him glory--( Revelation 9:20 ). kings of the east--Greek, "the kings who are from the rising of the sun." It is also a place of end-times mourning (Zechariah 12:11). i. was--Greek, "is.". repented not--(Compare Revelation 16:9 ). The first four are distinguished from the last three, just as in the case of the seven seals and the seven trumpets. The very same Greek word is used in the Septuagint as here, Greek, "helkos." THE SEVEN VIALS AND THE CONSEQUENT PLAGUES. “But what is the battle of Armageddon? Revelation 16:19 and 14:8 have already declared Babylon’s fall. His kingdom became full of darkness: Some see this as a symbolic darkness. In this chapter we have an account of the pouring forth of these vials that were filled with the wrath of God. Here the contamination is made complete (. The same heavenly altar which would have kindled the sweet incense of prayer bringing down blessing upon earth, by man's sin kindles the fiery descending curse. The sun, and power was given to him to scorch men with fire, : What is normally taken for granted as a blessing – the warmth of the shining, : The failure of men to respond with repentance shows that knowledge or experience of. Now the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. Some observe that three frogs were the original arms of France, a country which has been the center of infidelity, socialism, and false spiritualism. This is the altar where God in His love offered a way of escape from these judgments. This is one of three important battles mentioned in prophecy. It will match the appearance and sickening character of the blood in a dead body. Salem Media Group. “They thirsted after blood and massacred the saints of God; and now they have got blood to drink!” (Clarke). Revelation 16, Sutcliffe's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary represents 40 years of Sutcliffe's exegetical comments and Hebrew and Greek analysis. It will match the appearance and sickening character of the blood in a dead body. Three unclean spirits, like frogs, came out of the mouth of the dragon, the beast, and the false prophet. d. Great Babylon was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of His wrath: The fall of Babylon (the great city) is more explicitly described in Revelation 17 and 18. i. It is the great day of God, not the great day of man, not the great day of the Antichrist, not the great day of the dragon. The drying up of the waters of Babylon expresses the same thing as the ten kings stripping, eating, and burning the whore. The false prophet here is the second beast of Revelation 13. e. Gather them to the battle: This battle is not nation against nation, but the nations against God (Psalm 2:2). “This is real penitence, when the man gives glory to the justice of God, even though it condemns him. It is done: This announcement, coming from the throne itself tells us that there will be no more delay. b. 3. Then I heard a loud voice from the temple, : Since no one could enter the temple (Revelation 15:8), this. Over 200 battles have been fought in the region, from 1468 b.c. The city in Revelation 11:8 under Antichrist (the beast, who is distinct from the harlot or apostate Church). And I heard a great voice out of the temple, saying to the seven angels, Go ye, and pour out the seven bowls of the wrath of God into the earth. . the kings of the earth and, &c.--A, B, Syriac, and ANDREAS omit "of the earth and," which clause is not in any manuscript. The One who is and who was and who is to be, “The combination of thymos and orge connotes the strongest kind of outpouring of divine judgment.” (Walvoord). “Christ expelled unclean spirits, but His enemies send them forth.” (Swete), iii. They talk of liberty, but it is not Gospel liberty, but license for lust. “I have known people say, ‘Well, if I were afflicted I might be converted. The final battle, when Satan and his allies, after the millennium, make war against God (Revelation 20:7-10). blood--answering to another Egyptian plague. Then every island fled away, and the mountains were not found. The first bowl: malignant sores on men, Revelation 16:2 c. The second bowl: turning of sea into blood, Revelation 16:3 d. The third bowl: turning of fresh waters into blood, Revelation 16:4-7 e. The fourth bowl: scorching heat from the sun, Revelation 16:8-9 f. The fifth bowl: darkness and pain on beast's kingdom, Revelation 16:10-11 g. 1. 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