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Bible Prophecy

The 7th Seal - The 5th Angel blows the 5th Trumpet

Est. date written:

Est. date fulfilled:

95 AD


The fifth angel sounds the 5th Trumpet. (Rev 9:1)

A star falls from heaven to earth and he is given the key to the bottomless pit (Rev 9:1)

He opens the pit and a great amount of smoke rises (Rev 9:2)

The smoke blocks the sun and air (Rev 9:2)

Locusts come out of smoke and are given power as scorpions (Rev 9:3)

They are commanded not to hurt the grass or trees, but only those who don't have the seal of God in their foreheads (Rev 9:4)

They were commanded not to kill them, but to torment them for five months (Rev 9:5 & 10)

Their torment was "as the torment of a scorpion, when he strikes a man" - a sting (Rev 9:5)

In those days men will seek death but death will flee from them (Rev 9:6)

The shapes of the locusts were like horses prepared unto battle (Rev 9:7)

On the locusts heads were like gold crowns and their faces were as faces of men (Rev 9:7)

They had hair as a woman (Rev 9:8)

They had teeth of lions (Rev 9:8)

They had breastplates of iron (Rev 9:9)

Their wings made the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle (Rev 9:9)

They had tails like scorpions and there were stings in their tails (Rev 9:10)

They had a king over them - the angel of the bottomless pit - Abaddon (Apollyon) (Rev 9:11)

One woe is past, two more woes to come (Rev 9:12)


Summary of all Seven Seals

Summary of all Seven Trumpets



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