And when be had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about haft an hour.
And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard, as it were the voice of thunder, one of the four living creatures saying, Come!
And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and without, sealed fast with seven seals.
And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, Come!
And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, Come! And I saw, and lo! a black horse, and he that sat on him, having a pair of scales in his hand.
And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the fourth living creature saying, Come!
And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain on account of the word of God, and on account of the testimony which they had borne;
And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals; for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed to God by thy blood men out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation,