I saw in the right hand of Him who sat on the throne a book written inside and on the back, sealed up with seven seals.
The entire vision will be to you like the words of a sealed book, which when they give it to the one who is literate, saying, “Please read this,” he will say, “I cannot, for it is sealed.”
Then I looked, and behold, a hand was extended to me; and lo, a scroll was in it.
But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the book until the end of time; many will go back and forth, and knowledge will increase.”
And He came and took the book out of the right hand of Him who sat on the throne.
And every created thing which is in heaven and on the earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all things in them, I heard saying, “To Him who
sits on the throne, and to the Lamb, be blessing and honor and glory and dominion forever and ever.”
Then I saw when the Lamb broke one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, “Come .”
and he had in his hand a little book which was open. He placed his right foot on the sea and his left on the land;
And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.
Bind up the testimony, seal the law among my disciples.
Seek from the book of the Lord, and read: Not one of these will be missing; None will lack its mate. For His mouth has commanded, And His Spirit has gathered them.
“The vision of the evenings and mornings Which has been told is true; But keep the vision secret, For it pertains to many days in the future.”
Then the voice which I heard from heaven, I heard again speaking with me, and saying, “Go, take the book which is open in the hand of the angel who stands on the sea and on the land.”