Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:

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Bible References

I saw

Revelation 8:3
Another angel, with a gold incense burner, came and stood at the altar. He was given a large amount of incense to offer with the prayers of all the saints on the gold altar in front of the throne.
Revelation 9:13
The sixth angel blew his trumpet. From the four horns of the gold altar that is before God, I heard a voice
Revelation 14:18
Yet another angel, who had authority over fire, came from the altar, and he called with a loud voice to the one who had the sharp sickle, “Use your sharp sickle and gather the clusters of grapes from earth’s vineyard, because its grapes have ripened.”
Leviticus 4:7
The priest must apply some of the blood to the horns of the altar of fragrant incense that is before the Lord in the tent of meeting. He must pour out the rest of the bull’s blood at the base of the altar of burnt offering that is at the entrance to the tent of meeting.
John 16:2
They will ban you from the synagogues. In fact, a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering service to God.
2 Timothy 4:6
For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time for my departure is close.

The souls

Revelation 20:4
Then I saw thrones, and people seated on them who were given authority to judge. I also saw the people who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of God’s word, who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and who had not accepted the mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with the Messiah for 1,000 years.
2 Corinthians 5:8
and we are confident and satisfied to be out of the body and at home with the Lord.
Philippians 1:23
I am pressured by both. I have the desire to depart and be with Christ—which is far better

Slain

Revelation 1:9
I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of God’s word and the testimony about Jesus.
Revelation 2:13
I know where you live—where Satan’s throne is! And you are holding on to My name and did not deny your faith in Me, even in the days of Antipas, My faithful witness who was killed among you, where Satan lives.
Revelation 11:3
I will empower my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, dressed in sackcloth.”
Revelation 12:11
They conquered him
by the blood of the Lamb
and by the word of their testimony,
for they did not love their lives
in the face of death.
Revelation 19:10
Then I fell at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, “Don’t do that! I am a fellow slave with you and your brothers who have the testimony about Jesus. Worship God, because the testimony about Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”
2 Timothy 1:8
So don’t be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, or of me His prisoner. Instead, share in suffering for the gospel, relying on the power of God.

General references

Matthew 21:35
But the farmers took his slaves, beat one, killed another, and stoned a third.
Hebrews 12:4
In struggling against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.

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