John saw the One who sat upon the throne, and “in his right hand” was a scroll, and it was sealed with seven seals (Revelation 5:1). If we are to understand that the scroll was actually in the hand of the One sitting on the throne, the Greek word should have been en (G1722). However, instead the word is epi (G1909) and should be translated upon or at the right hand of the One sitting on the throne. So, John doesn’t see a scroll in the right hand of the Father but, rather, sees a scroll, lying at the right side of the One sitting on the throne. This is significant, which we shall discover in later studies. Read the rest of this entry »
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