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
He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
Luke 8:10
And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others 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 lampstands one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girded about the breast with a golden belt.
Revelation 2:1
Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things says he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands;
Revelation 3:1
And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things says he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know your works, that you have a name that you live, and are dead.
Malachi 2:7
For the priest's lips should preserve knowledge, and they should seek the law from his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

The seven golden

Revelation 1:12
And I turned to see the voice that spoke with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden lampstands;

General references

Exodus 37:23
And he made its seven lamps, and its wick trimmers, and their trays, of pure gold.
Exodus 40:24
And he put the lampstand in the tent of the congregation, opposite the table, on the south side of the tabernacle.
Numbers 4:9
And they shall take a cloth of blue, and cover the lampstand of the light, and its lamps, and its wick trimmers, and its trays, and all the oil vessels thereof, with which they minister unto it:
Numbers 8:2
Speak unto Aaron, and say unto him, When you light the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light in front of the lampstand.