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Bible Prophecy

The 6th Seal - Great earthquake

Est. date written:

Est. date fulfilled:

95 AD

  • When the Sixth Seal was opened, there is a great earthquake (Rev 6:12)
  • The sun became black (Rev 6:12, Acts 2:20)
  • The moon became red (Rev 6:12, Acts 2:20)
  • The stars of heaven fell unto the earth (Rev 6:13)
  • The heaven departed as a scroll (Rev 6:14)
  • Every mountain and island are removed from their places (Rev 6:14)
  • People hide in the dens and rocks of the mountains, begging the rocks to fall on them, in an attempt to avoid facing the Lord (Rev 6:15-17)
  • John saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth (Rev 7:1)
  • The angels were holding back the wind, so that there was no wind anywhere (Rev 7:1)
  • John sees an angel ascending from the east, "having the seal of the living God". (Rev 7:2)
  • The angels are given power to "hurt the earth and sea", but the angel instructs them not to begin until they have sealed the servants of God in their foreheads. (Rev 7:2)
  • Then 12,000 from each of the Twelve Tribes of Israel are sealed, a total of 144,000. (Rev 7:2-8)
  • A multitude of people in white robes – all kindreds, people and tongues, who came out of the great tribulation with their robes made white in the Blood of the Lamb, are led to living fountains of water where God wipes all the tears from their eyes. (Rev. 7:1-17)


A summary of all Seven Seals can be found here.



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