Rev. 7:9 KJV (With Strong’s)

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After
meta (Greek #3326)
properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between 575 or 1537 and 1519 or 4314; less intimate than 1722 and less close than 4862)
KJV usage: after(-ward), X that he again, against, among, X and, + follow, hence, hereafter, in, of, (up-)on, + our, X and setting, since, (un-)to, + together, when, with (+ -out). Often used in composition, in substantially the same relations of participation or proximity, and transfer or sequence.
Pronounce: met-ah'
Origin: a primary preposition (often used adverbially)
this
tauta (Greek #5023)
these things
KJV usage: + afterward, follow, + hereafter, X him, the same, so, such, that, then, these, they, this, those, thus.
Pronounce: tow'-tah
Origin: nominative or accusative case neuter plural of 3778
I beheld
eido (Greek #1492)
used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent 3700 and 3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know
KJV usage: be aware, behold, X can (+ not tell), consider, (have) know(-ledge), look (on), perceive, see, be sure, tell, understand, wish, wot. Compare 3700.
Pronounce: i'-do
Origin: a primary verb
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
, lo
idou (Greek #2400)
second person singular imperative middle voice of 1492; used as imperative lo!; --behold, lo, see.
Pronounce: id-oo'
, a great
polus (Greek #4183)
(singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverbial, largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely
KJV usage: abundant, + altogether, common, + far (passed, spent), (+ be of a) great (age, deal, -ly, while), long, many, much, oft(-en (-times)), plenteous, sore, straitly. Compare 4118, 4119.
Pronounce: pol-oos'
Origin: including the forms from the alternate πολλός
multitude
ochlos (Greek #3793)
a throng (as borne along); by implication, the rabble; by extension, a class of people; figuratively, a riot
KJV usage: company, multitude, number (of people), people, press.
Pronounce: okh'los
Origin: from a derivative of 2192 (meaning a vehicle)
, which
hos (Greek #3739)
the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that
KJV usage: one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also 3757.
Pronounce: hos
Origin: ἥ (hay), and neuter ὅ (ho) probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article 3588)
no
oudeis (Greek #3762)
not even one (man, woman or thing), i.e. none, nobody, nothing
KJV usage: any (man), aught, man, neither any (thing), never (man), no (man), none (+ of these things), not (any, at all, -thing), nought.
Pronounce: oo-dice'
Origin: οὐδεμία (oo-dem-ee'-ah), and neuter οὐδέν (oo-den') from 3761 and 1520
man
autos (Greek #846)
the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative 1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
KJV usage: her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare 848.
Pronounce: ow-tos'
Origin: from the particle αὖ (perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward)
could
dunamai (Greek #1410)
to be able or possible
KJV usage: be able, can (do, + -not), could, may, might, be possible, be of power.
Pronounce: doo'-nam-ahee
Origin: of uncertain affinity
number
arithmeo (Greek #705)
to enumerate or count
KJV usage: number.
Pronounce: ar-ith-meh'-o
Origin: from 706
, of
ek (Greek #1537)
or ἐξ (ex) a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause; literal or figurative; direct or remote)
KJV usage: after, among, X are, at, betwixt(-yond), by (the means of), exceedingly, (+ abundantly above), for(- th), from (among, forth, up), + grudgingly, + heartily, X heavenly, X hereby, + very highly, in, ...ly, (because, by reason) of, off (from), on, out among (from, of), over, since, X thenceforth, through, X unto, X vehemently, with(-out). Often used in composition, with the same general import; often of completion.
Pronounce: ek
all
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
nations
ethnos (Greek #1484)
a race (as of the same habit), i.e. a tribe; specially, a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually, by implication, pagan)
KJV usage: Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
Pronounce: eth'-nos
Origin: probably from 1486
a, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
kindreds
phule (Greek #5443)
an offshoot, i.e. race or clan
KJV usage: kindred, tribe.
Pronounce: foo-lay'
Origin: from 5453 (compare 5444)
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
people
laos (Greek #2992)
a people (in general; thus differing from 1218, which denotes one's own populace)
KJV usage: people.
Pronounce: lah-os'
Origin: apparently a primary word
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
tongues
glossa (Greek #1100)
the tongue; by implication, a language (specially, one naturally unacquired)
KJV usage: tongue.
Pronounce: gloce-sah'
Origin: of uncertain affinity
, stood
histemi (Greek #2476)
to stand (transitively or intransitively), used in various applications (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: abide, appoint, bring, continue, covenant, establish, hold up, lay, present, set (up), stanch, stand (by, forth, still, up). Compare 5087.
Pronounce: his'-tay-mee
Origin: a prolonged form of a primary στάω (stah'-o) (of the same meaning, and used for it in certain tenses)
before
enopion (Greek #1799)
in the face of (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: before, in the presence (sight) of, to.
Pronounce: en-o'-pee-on
Origin: neuter of a compound of 1722 and a derivative of 3700
the throne
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
thronos (Greek #2362)
a stately seat ("throne"); by implication, power or (concretely) a potentate
KJV usage: seat, throne.
Pronounce: thron'-os
Origin: from θράω (to sit)
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
before
enopion (Greek #1799)
in the face of (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: before, in the presence (sight) of, to.
Pronounce: en-o'-pee-on
Origin: neuter of a compound of 1722 and a derivative of 3700
the Lamb
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
arnion (Greek #721)
a lambkin
KJV usage: lamb.
Pronounce: ar-nee'-on
Origin: diminutive from 704
, clothed
periballo (Greek #4016)
to throw all around, i.e. invest (with a palisade or with clothing)
KJV usage: array, cast about, clothe(-d me), put on.
Pronounce: per-ee-bal'-lo
Origin: from 4012 and 906
b with white
leukos (Greek #3022)
white
KJV usage: white.
Pronounce: lyoo-kos'
Origin: from λύκη ("light")
robes
stole (Greek #4749)
equipment, i.e. (specially), a "stole" or long-fitting gown (as a mark of dignity)
KJV usage: long clothing (garment), (long) robe.
Pronounce: stol-ay'
Origin: from 4724
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
palms
phoinix (Greek #5404)
a palm-tree
KJV usage: palm (tree).
Pronounce: foy'-nix
Origin: of uncertain derivation
e in
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
their
autos (Greek #846)
the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative 1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
KJV usage: her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare 848.
Pronounce: ow-tos'
Origin: from the particle αὖ (perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward)
hands
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
cheir (Greek #5495)
the hand (literally or figuratively (power); especially (by Hebraism) a means or instrument)
KJV usage: hand.
Pronounce: khire
Origin: perhaps from the base of 5494 in the sense of its congener the base of 5490 (through the idea of hollowness for grasping)
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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a great.
Gen. 49:10• 10The sceptre will not depart from Judah, Nor the lawgiver from between his feet, Until Shiloh come, And to him will be the obedience of peoples. (Gen. 49:10)
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Psa. 2:8• 8Ask of me, and I will give thee nations for an inheritance, and for thy possession the ends of the earth: (Psa. 2:8)
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Psa. 22:27• 27All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn unto Jehovah, and all the families of the nations shall worship before thee: (Psa. 22:27)
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Psa. 72:7‑11• 7In his days shall the righteous flourish, and abundance of peace till the moon be no more.
8And he shall have dominion from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.
9The dwellers in the desert shall bow before him, and his enemies shall lick the dust.
10The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall render presents; the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer tribute:
11Yea, all kings shall bow down before him; all nations shall serve him.
(Psa. 72:7‑11)
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Psa. 76:4• 4More glorious art thou, more excellent, than the mountains of prey. (Psa. 76:4)
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Psa. 77:2• 2In the day of my trouble, I sought the Lord: my hand was stretched out in the night, and slacked not; my soul refused to be comforted. (Psa. 77:2)
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Psa. 98:3• 3He hath remembered his loving-kindness and his faithfulness toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God. (Psa. 98:3)
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Psa. 110:2‑3• 2Jehovah shall send the sceptre of thy might out of Zion: rule in the midst of thine enemies.
3Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in holy splendour: from the womb of the morning shall come to thee the dew of thy youth.
(Psa. 110:2‑3)
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Psa. 117:1‑2• 1Praise Jehovah, all ye nations; laud him, all ye peoples;
2For his loving-kindness is great toward us, and the truth of Jehovah endureth for ever. Hallelujah!
(Psa. 117:1‑2)
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Isa. 2:2‑3• 2And it shall come to pass in the end of days, that the mountain of Jehovah's house shall be established on the top of the mountains, and shall be lifted up above the hills; and all the nations shall flow unto it.
3And many peoples shall go and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths. For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and Jehovah's word from Jerusalem.
(Isa. 2:2‑3)
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Isa. 49:6‑8• 6--and he saith, It is a small thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel; I have even given thee for a light of the nations, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.
7Thus saith Jehovah, the Redeemer of Israel, his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to the servant of rulers: Kings shall see and arise, princes, and they shall worship, because of Jehovah who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel, who hath chosen thee.
8Thus saith Jehovah: In a time of acceptance have I answered thee, and in the day of salvation have I helped thee; and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the land, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages;
(Isa. 49:6‑8)
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Isa. 60:1‑14• 1Arise, shine! for thy light is come, and the glory of Jehovah is risen upon thee.
2For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the peoples; but Jehovah will arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen on thee.
3And the nations shall walk by thy light, and kings by the brightness of thy rising.
4Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons come from afar, and thy daughters are carried upon the side.
5Then thou shalt see, and shalt be brightened, and thy heart shall throb, and be enlarged; for the abundance of the sea shall be turned unto thee, the wealth of the nations shall come unto thee.
6A multitude of camels shall cover thee, young camels of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall publish the praises of Jehovah.
7All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered unto thee, the rams of Nebaioth shall serve thee: they shall come up with acceptance on mine altar, and I will beautify the house of my magnificence.
8Who are these that come flying as a cloud, and as doves to their dove-cotes?
9For the isles shall await me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from afar, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of Jehovah thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, for he hath glorified thee.
10And the sons of the alien shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee. For in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.
11And thy gates shall stand open continually: (they shall not be shut day nor night,) that the wealth of the nations may be brought unto thee, and that their kings may be led to thee.
12For the nation and the kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish; and those nations shall be utterly wasted.
13The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the cypress, pine, and box-tree together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious.
14And the children of them that afflicted thee shall come bending unto thee; and all they that despised thee shall bow themselves down at the soles of thy feet; and they shall call thee The city of Jehovah, the Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
(Isa. 60:1‑14)
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Jer. 3:17• 17At that time they shall call Jerusalem the throne of Jehovah; and all the nations shall be gathered unto it, to the name of Jehovah, to Jerusalem; and they shall no more walk after the stubbornness of their evil heart. (Jer. 3:17)
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Jer. 16:19• 19Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of distress, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and they shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited falsehood and vanity; and in these things there is no profit. (Jer. 16:19)
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Zech. 2:11• 11And many nations shall join themselves to Jehovah in that day, and shall be unto me for a people; and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that Jehovah of hosts hath sent me unto thee. (Zech. 2:11)
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Zech. 8:20‑23• 20Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Yet again shall there come peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities;
21and the inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, Let us go speedily to supplicate Jehovah, and to seek Jehovah of hosts: I will go also.
22And many peoples and strong nations shall come to seek Jehovah of hosts in Jerusalem, and to supplicate Jehovah.
23Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: In those days shall ten men take hold, out of all languages of the nations, shall even take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you; for we have heard that God is with you.
(Zech. 8:20‑23)
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Rom. 15:9‑12• 9and that the nations should glorify God for mercy; according as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the nations, and will sing to thy name.
10And again he says, Rejoice, nations, with his people.
11And again, Praise the Lord, all ye nations, and let all the peoples laud him.
12And again, Esaias says, There shall be the root of Jesse, and one that arises, to rule over the nations: in him shall the nations hope.
(Rom. 15:9‑12)
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Rev. 5:11• 11And I saw, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne and the living creatures and the elders; and their number was ten thousands of ten thousands and thousands of thousands; (Rev. 5:11)
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Rev. 11:15• 15And the seventh angel sounded his trumpet: and there were great voices in the heaven, saying, The kingdom of the world of our Lord and of his Christ is come, and he shall reign to the ages of ages. (Rev. 11:15)
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Gen. 13:16• 16And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth, so that if any one can number the dust of the earth, thy seed also will be numbered. (Gen. 13:16)
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Hos. 1:10• 10Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea which cannot be measured or numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, it shall be said unto them, Sons of the living *God. (Hos. 1:10)
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Luke 12:1• 1In those times, the myriads of the crowd being gathered together, so that they trod one on another, he began to say to his disciples first, Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy; (Luke 12:1)
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Rom. 11:25• 25For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, that ye may not be wise in your own conceits, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the nations be come in; (Rom. 11:25)
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Heb. 11:12• 12Wherefore also there have been born of one, and that of one become dead, even as the stars of heaven in multitude, and as the countless sand which is by the sea shore. (Heb. 11:12)
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Heb. 12:22• 22but ye have come to mount Zion; and to the city of the living God, heavenly Jerusalem; and to myriads of angels, (Heb. 12:22)
of all.
stood.
clothed.
palms.
 But is it not remarkable that when God is to show us the increasing wickedness of both Jew and Gentile, and when His judgments are about to fall, we find there is this multitude of Israel numbered with the greatest care, and God not forgetful of the poor Gentiles? (Lectures on Revelation 7 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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After these things I saw, and lo, a great crowd, which no one could number, out of every nation and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palm branches in their hands.

W. Kelly Translation

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aAfter these things I saw, and, behold, a great multitude, which no one could number, out of every nation and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;

WK Translation Notes

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these things... out of every nation... standing: "these things" we find [in the RV] correctly for "this"; "out of every nation"; and "standing." (Bible Treasury 14:159)
I saw: ἴδ. AB. 7. 14.; 98. omits. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.20)
and, behold, a great multitude: καὶ; (C. omits) ὄχλος πολύς BC. and all other mss., Syr., Arr., And., Are., cat., Tisch.; ὄχλον πολύν A., Vulg., Cop., Æth., Prim. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.20)
and, behold, a great multitude: Rec. Gr. Kn. and Sz. κ. ἰδοὺ ὄχλος π., Tisch. omits ἰδοὺ, Treg. inserts it with doubt, and Ln. drops καὶ, and reads ὄχλον. (Prospect 1:156)
which: For ὄν A. has καί. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.20)
could: ἐδ. ABC., nineteen cursives, Compl., Are., cat.; ἠδ. most cursives, And. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.21)
number^: αὐτόν AC. with most mss.; but B. and about thirty cursives, Compl., And., Are., cat., omit. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.21)
and tribes: Er. omits καὶ φυλῶν. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.21)
standing: ἐστυῶτες. A. and most mss.: -τας B., twenty four mss.; τῶν C. 38.; -τα 11. 19. 93. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.21)
standing: Matthiae ἐστῶτας and φοίνικας. (Prospect 1:156)
before: ἐνῶπιον τ. θ. A. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.21)
clothed with: περιβεβλημένους (-ας 95.) ABC., upwards of thirty-five mss., Are., cat.; -ωοι many cursives and Ff. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.21)
clothed with: Rec. περιβεβλημένοι, but the edd. περιβεβλημένους. (Prospect 1:156)
palms: φοίνικες AC., many mss. and Vv., And.; -κας B., thirty-six mss., Are., cat. (Rev. of John, 1860, p.21)