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Rev 7:3

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Berean, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. Berean

    Berean Member
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    .......saying. Do not harm the earth, the sea, or the trees til I have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads.

    Does the refer to the"mark of the beast"and does it mean the 144,000 Israeli evangelist only or all the living saints at this time?
     
  2. Johnv

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    Many interpret the ones with seals on their foreheads to be given a mark of salvation, but there's no contextual support for that position. I lean towards the seal being a symbol for people receiving protection, and not for a symbol of salvation.

    Of course, it's Revelation. For all I know, 144,000 seals could be referring to a pod of marine mammals.
     
  3. Mexdeaf

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    I don't think the Greek would support that interpretation, but you might get some votes from PETA.:laugh:
     
  4. David Michael Harris

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    No idea....Revelation was a trip into the light fantastic after the chapters to the letters to the then churches.
     
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