The woman in revelation 12 is part of the fusion imagerypolyvalent symbolism that is found in the book. Only the tenth, with part of the eleventh chapter, was a kind of introduction to the trumpet of the seventh angel. The tapestry of this 12th chapter of the revelation first introduces the woman that produces the messiah 12. Revelation 12 bible commentary matthew henry concise. A commentary on the book of revelation chapter 12 the. Enduring word bible commentary revelation chapter 12. Polyvalent symbolism, in which symbols have more than one meaning, also is part of revelations imagery. The gaps and abrupt changes in verses 16 are explained in part by the rest of the chapter. Starting in chapter 12, revelation takes a detour from the stepbystep narrative of the end times. Note the similarity between this description and the description that joseph gave of his father jacob israel and his. Notice we are told here, that the serpent that tricked eve was the devil as well. In order to understand this chapter, we now need to understand the symbols. Revelation chapter 12 explained book of revelation each. Bible interpretation has always been highly subjective and slanted toward what men think is true, but i attempt to only use the bible to explain the bible and that changes almost everything we think about the subject of the woman in rev 12.
The events described occur over a wide variety of eras, including past, present, and future. Sep 20, 2016 welcome to this series on the book of revelation where ill be breaking down each chapter, verse by verse, to help you understand gods word, and to prepare you for the times that are written. The book of revelation is the only book in the new testament that begins by specifically stating its source, the revelation of jesus christ, which god gave to himand signified it by his angel to his servant john rev. Revelation explained verse by verse, chapter by chapter. The greek name of the bible book of revelation, apoka. Many things happen in this chapter that most christians are simply not aware of and it is vital for all of us to gain quality understanding on this. The book of revelation chapter part 1 the beast of. In revelation chapters 12, and 14 the main figures of the great tribulation. Study the bible online using commentary on revelation 12 and more. Revelation chapter 12 is a chapter to skips from time period to time period and if you are not reading it with spiritual understanding, it is very easy for you to get lost. Revelation 12 continued explained book of revelation each. Who are the woman, child and dragon in revelation 12.
A free powerpoint ppt presentation displayed as a flash slide show on id. The book of revelation chapter 12 the woman and the. Is it the summary of chapter 11 or the introduction of chapter 12. The book ends with confirmations of authenticity by god, christ and john.
Revelation 12 commentary commentary critical and explanatory. The reader must keep in mind that the chapter divisions are contrived by men. Revelation chapter 12 contains a description of a woman, who is clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and a crown of twelve stars atop her head. Revelation 12 is one of these overviews, providing a history stretching from the time before humans existed until the time just before christs return as king of kings and lord of lords. What is the futurist interpretation of the book of revelation. Many have wondered if the third temple will ever be built. The book of revelation explained takes you on a easy to understand and eyeopening journey through the book of revelation. This is another informational chapter from the little book that john digested. The woman in the wilderness 1 and there appeared a great wonder in heaven.
Revelation made simple and easy to understand this last book of the bible bears the title revelation, meaning, unveiling, yet, it presents visions of. As it was carried on in the wilderness, revelation 12. Revelation 12 commentary wesleys explanatory notes. In revelation chapter 12, john sees a vision of a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars revelation 12.
This information is about israel and her messiah and satans attempt to stop the kingdom of god from being set up on the earth. It seems reasonable, therefore, to consider the passage revelation 6. In the course of these visions, seven main figures are described. The book of revelation explained volume 4 preface you will notice that the book of revelation explained, volume 4, begins with chapter 12, not chapter 1, and ends at the conclusion of chapter 14. The things which you have seen refer to the vision of chapter 1. God hits him with a doozy of a revelation hey, thats not a bad idea for a title.
The womans mortal enemy is satan, who appears as a dragon times in this book compare verses 9. I would suggest that there is another explanation, one that comes from god and the bible. Revelation explained verse by verse, chapter by chapter rwd 20191219t20. David guzik commentary on revelation 12 explains the woman, the child, and. The great vision of this book goes straight forward, from the fourth to the twenty second chapter.
Take a look at the basic structure of the book of revelation. Book of revelation for dummies cheat sheet dummies. A lot of people start reading the bible and skip to the end to find out what happens. A description of the church of christ and of satan, under the figures of a woman and of a great red dragon. John is told to write down everything god shows him, and boy is god going to show him some strange things. If youre befuddled by the book of revelation in the bible, dont fret. This name indicates the meaning of revelation it uncovers matters that had been hidden and discloses events that would happen long after it was written. Come explore the works of temple scholar frank shallieu. Bible a commentary on the book of revelation chapter 12. Hes just a mildmannered christian guy living in exile whenpow. Revelation chapter 12 explained discover revelation. In our previous studies we have seen that revelation chapter 1. Read and study revelation, including book summary, with the versebyverse bible commentary. If you want to better understand the book of revelation.
The versebyverse commentary on revelation introduction this commentary on revelation will prove, contrary to what most people think, that the revelation, the last book of the bible, is not difficult to understand if we will take a simple, facevalue, commonsense approach to interpreting it. Welcome to this series on the book of revelation where ill be breaking down each chapter, verse by verse, to help you understand gods word, and to. This is to corre spond with the chapters in the revelation. You and your family are a blessing beyond description to us and so many others. To jerry and sherry roberts thank you for your faithful friendship and love for our lord and my family. The woman of the apocalypse is a figure described in chapter 12 of the book of revelation written c. A commentary on the book of revelation chapter 12 the woman. Jun 08, 2017 have you ever tried to read the book of revelation. Revelation 12 commentary the interpretation of the signs. Bible commentary explains the book of revelation verse by verse cutting through a great deal of popular theory. Revelation 12, new king james version nkjv the bible app.
Note the similarity between this description and the description that joseph gave of his father jacob israel and his mother and their children genesis 37. The believers bible commentary notes this about revelation 12. Study revelation 12 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. The woman, the child, and the dragonnow a great sign appeared in heaven. So also the sixteenth through twentieth chapters are the description in detail of the. The book of revelation is a vision from jesus christ, given to him by god the father. For example, the seven heads of the beast are said to be both seven mountains rev. Revelation chapter 12 verse by verse bible commentary. Geneva study bible 8 and i turned to k see the voice that spake with me. Chapters 12 to 14 are explanatory prophecies that describe some of the.1430 1092 968 389 453 1478 305 936 421 1226 339 309 622 1592 591 813 585 381 983 1579 416 797 1200 1089 838 453 1302 1180 1509 1381 1115 568 1229 319 815 432 1502 744 736 57 249 292 471 285 8