Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.

The seven golden

Bible References


Matthew 13:11
And having answered, he said to them, For to you it was given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to them it was not given.
Luke 8:10
And he said, To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: and to the rest in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

The seven stars

Revelation 1:13
And in the midst of the seven chandeliers one like to the Son of man, dressed in a garment descending to the feet, and girded at the breast with a golden girdle.
Revelation 2:1
To the messenger of the Ephesian church write: Thus says he holding the seven stars in his right hand, he walking about in the midst of the seven golden chandeliers;
Revelation 3:1
And to the messenger of the church in Sardis write: Thus says he having the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead:
Malachi 2:7
For the lips of the priest shall watch knowledge, and they shall seek the law from his mouth: for he is the messenger of Jehovah of armies.

The seven golden

Revelation 1:12
And I turned back to see the voice which spake with me. And having turned back, I saw seven gold chandeliers;

General references

Exodus 37:23
He will make its seven lamps and its snuffers, and its fire pans of pure gold.
Exodus 40:24
And he put the chandelier in the tent of appointment, opposite the table, upon the thigh of the dwelling southward.
Numbers 4:9
And they took a garment cerulean purple, and covered the chandelier of the light, and its lamps and its,tongs and its fire pans, and all the vessels of its oil, which they shall serve to it with them:
Numbers 8:2
Speak to Aaron, and say to him, In thy raising up of the lamps, to the front of the face of the chandelier shall the seven lamps enlighten.