Revelation 6:8
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
I looked,εἶδον
(eidon)
3708: to see, perceive, attend toa prim. verb
and behold,ἰδοὺ
(idou)
2400: look, beholdfrom eidon, used as a demonstrative particle
an ashenχλωρός
(chlōros)
5515: pale green, paleakin to Chloé (in its ordinary usage)
horse;ἵππος
(ippos)
2462: a horsea prim. word
and he who satκαθήμενος
(kathēmenos)
2521: to be seatedfrom kata and hémai (to sit)
on it had the nameὄνομα
(onoma)
3686: a name, authority, causea prim. word
Death;θάνατος
(thanatos)
2288: deathfrom thnéskó
and Hadesᾅδης
(adēs)
86: Hades, the abode of departed spiritsperhaps from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and eidon (3708)
was followingἠκολούθει
(ēkolouthei)
190: to followfrom alpha (as a cop. prefix) and keleuthos (a road, way)
with him. Authorityἐξουσία
(exousia)
1849: power to act, authorityfrom exesti
was givenἐδόθη
(edothē)
1325: to give (in various senses lit. or fig.)redupl. from the root do-
to them overἐπὶ
(epi)
1909: on, upona prim. preposition
a fourthτέταρτον
(tetarton)
5067a: fourthord. num. from tessares
of the earth,γῆς
(gēs)
1093: the earth, landa prim. word
to killἀποκτεῖναι
(apokteinai)
615: to killfrom apo and kteinó (to kill)
with swordῥομφαίᾳ
(romphaia)
4501b: a large broad sword, generally a swordof foreign origin
and with famineλιμῷ
(limō)
3042: hunger, faminea prim. word
and with pestilenceθανάτῳ
(thanatō)
2288: deathfrom thnéskó
and by the wild beastsθηρίων
(thēriōn)
2342: a wild beastdim. form of the same as théra
of the earth.γῆς
(gēs)
1093: the earth, landa prim. word







KJV Lexicon
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
ιδου  verb - second aorist active middle - second person singular
idou  id-oo':  used as imperative lo!; -- behold, lo, see.
ιππος  noun - nominative singular masculine
hippos  hip'-pos:  a horse -- horse.
χλωρος  adjective - nominative singular masculine
chloros  khlo-ros':  greenish, i.e. verdant, dun-colored -- green, pale.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
καθημενος  verb - present middle or passive deponent participle - nominative singular masculine
kathemai  kath'-ay-mahee:  figuratively, to remain, reside -- dwell, sit (by, down).
επανω  adverb
epano  ep-an'-o:  up above, i.e. over or on (of place, amount, rank, etc.) -- above, more than, (up-)on, over.
αυτου  personal pronoun - genitive singular masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
ονομα  noun - nominative singular neuter
onoma  on'-om-ah:  a name (authority, character) -- called, (+ sur-)name(-d).
αυτω  personal pronoun - dative singular masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
θανατος  noun - nominative singular masculine
thanatos  than'-at-os:  (properly, an adjective used as a noun) death -- deadly, (be...) death.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
ο  definite article - nominative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
αδης  noun - nominative singular masculine
haides  hah'-dace:  unseen, i.e. Hades or the place (state) of departed souls -- grave, hell.
ηκολουθει  verb - imperfect active indicative - third person singular
akoloutheo  ak-ol-oo-theh'-o:  to be in the same way with, i.e. to accompany (specially, as a disciple) -- follow, reach.
αυτω  personal pronoun - dative singular masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
εδοθη  verb - aorist passive indicative - third person singular
didomi  did'-o-mee:  to give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection)
αυτω  personal pronoun - dative singular masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
εξουσια  noun - nominative singular feminine
exousia  ex-oo-see'-ah:  privilege, i.e. (subjectively) force, capacity, competency, freedom, or (objectively) mastery, delegated influence -- authority, jurisdiction, liberty, power, right, strength.
επι  preposition
epi  ep-ee':  meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e. over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
το  definite article - accusative singular neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
τεταρτον  adjective - accusative singular neuter
tetartos  tet'-ar-tos:  fourth -- four(-th).
της  definite article - genitive singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
γης  noun - genitive singular feminine
ge  ghay:  soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) -- country, earth(-ly), ground, land, world.
αποκτειναι  verb - aorist active middle or passive deponent
apokteino  ap-ok-ti'-no:  to kill outright; figuratively, to destroy -- put to death, kill, slay.
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
ρομφαια  noun - dative singular feminine
rhomphaia  hrom-fah'-yah:  a sabre, i.e. a long and broad cutlass (any weapon of the kind, literally or figuratively) -- sword.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
λιμω  noun - dative singular masculine
limos  lee-mos':  a scarcity of food -- dearth, famine, hunger.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
θανατω  noun - dative singular masculine
thanatos  than'-at-os:  (properly, an adjective used as a noun) death -- deadly, (be...) death.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
υπο  preposition
hupo  hoop-o':  under, i.e. (with the genitive case) of place (beneath), or with verbs (the agency or means, through); (with the accusative case) of place (whither (underneath) or where (below) or time
των  definite article - genitive plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
θηριων  noun - genitive plural neuter
therion  thay-ree'-on:  a dangerous animal -- (venomous, wild) beast.
της  definite article - genitive singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
γης  noun - genitive singular feminine
ge  ghay:  soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) -- country, earth(-ly), ground, land, world.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
I looked, and behold, an ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him. Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.

King James Bible
And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And I looked, and there was a pale green horse. The horseman on it was named Death, and Hades was following after him. Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill by the sword, by famine, by plague, and by the wild animals of the earth.

International Standard Version
I looked, and there was a pale green horse! Its rider's name was Death, and Hades followed him. They were given authority over one-fourth of the earth to kill people using wars, famines, plagues, and the wild animals of the earth.

NET Bible
So I looked and here came a pale green horse! The name of the one who rode it was Death, and Hades followed right behind. They were given authority over a fourth of the earth, to kill its population with the sword, famine, and disease, and by the wild animals of the earth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I saw a pale horse, and the name of him who sat upon it was Death, and Sheol joined him and authority was given to him over a fourth of The Earth to kill with the sword, with starvation, with Death, and by the animals of The Earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I looked, and there was a pale horse, and its rider's name was Death. Hell followed him. They were given power over one-fourth of the earth to kill people using wars, famines, plagues, and the wild animals on the earth.

King James 2000 Bible
And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on it was Death, and Hades followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the living creatures of the earth.
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