Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.
The four animals said, "Amen!" And the elders fell down and worshiped.
Around the throne were twenty-four thrones, with twenty-four elders seated on them, clothed in white and with gold crowns on their heads.
and they cried in a loud voice, "Our deliverance is the work of our God who is seated on the throne, and of the Lamb!"
Then the twenty-four elders and the four animals fell down and worshiped God who was seated upon the throne. "Amen!" they said, "Praise the Lord!"
so that all men may honor the Son just as much as they honor the Father. Whoever refuses to honor the Son refuses to honor the Father who sent him.
What business have you to criticize your brother? What business have you to look down upon your brother? We shall all have to stand before God for judgment.
That is why God has so greatly exalted him, and given him the name above all others,
But of the time when he is to bring his firstborn Son back to the world he says, "And let all God's angels bow before him."
And I heard a sound from heaven, like the sound of great waters, and loud peals of thunder. The sound I heard was like that of harpists playing on their harps.
And I saw what looked like a sea of glass mixed with fire, and standing upon the sea of glass those who had come off victorious from the animal and its statue and the number corresponding to its name. They had harps that God had given them,
Then one of the four animals gave the seven angels seven gold bowls full of the wrath of God who lives forever and ever,
Then another angel with a gold censer came and stood at the altar, and he was given a great quantity of incense so that he might mingle it with the prayers of all the saints on the altar of gold that stood before the throne.
Then the twenty-four elders who were seated on their thrones before God fell on their faces and worshiped God,