I saw, in the right hand of him who sat on the throne, a book written inside and outside, sealed shut with seven seals.
All vision has become to you like the words of a book that is sealed, which men deliver to one who is educated, saying, "Read this, please;" and he says, "I can't, for it is sealed:"
When I looked, behold, a hand was put forth to me; and, behold, a scroll of a book was therein;
But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run back and forth, and knowledge shall be increased."
Then he came, and he took it out of the right hand of him who sat on the throne.
I heard every created thing which is in heaven, on the earth, under the earth, on the sea, and everything in them, saying, "To him who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb be the blessing, the honor, the glory, and the dominion, forever and ever! Amen!"
I saw that the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying, as with a voice of thunder, "Come and see!"
He had in his hand a little open book. He set his right foot on the sea, and his left on the land.
that looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. There was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald to look at.
Search in the book of Yahweh, and read: not one of these will be missing. none will lack her mate. For my mouth has commanded, and his Spirit has gathered them.
The vision of the evenings and mornings which has been told is true: but seal up the vision; for it belongs to many days [to come].
The voice which I heard from heaven, again speaking with me, said, "Go, take the book which is open in the hand of the angel who stands on the sea and on the land."