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November 2010

Revelation 4 Commentary

v.3 “The minerals ‘jasper’ and ‘carnelian’ portray the supernatural splendor of God, while the ‘rainbow, resembling an emerald’ conveys the impression of God’s encircling brilliance (cf. Ezek 1:27-28). But we need not find symbolism in each element of the vision; it is enough to allow the archetypical imagery to create the impression of transcendent glory.”[1] […]