Revelation 7:1 Index
"And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree."
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" . . . . And after these things . . ."

" . . . I saw four angels . . . "

  • Five angels are presented in these verses - four holding the winds of strife and one with a message to the four angels not to hurt the earth until the servants of God are sealed in their foreheads. The Bible prophecy, wind is used to represent war and strife. You will find this symbolism in many of the prophecies, like Daniel 7:2; Jeremiah 25:31-32; and Jeremiah 51:1. (KC 109)
  • This is not the only place in Revelation where these four angels are mentioned as holding or releasing the winds of war and strife. (KC 109)