New International Version
When the Lamb opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, "Come!" I looked, and there before me was a black horse! Its rider was holding a pair of scales in his hand.
King James Bible
And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
Darby Bible Translation
And when it opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, Come [and see]. And I saw: and behold, a black horse, and he that sat upon it having a balance in his hand.
World English Bible
When he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, "Come and see!" And behold, a black horse, and he who sat on it had a balance in his hand.
Young's Literal Translation
And when he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, 'Come and behold!' and I saw, and lo, a black horse, and he who is sitting upon it is having a balance in his hand,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The third beast - That which had the face of a man.
A pair of balances - To show that the scarcity would be such, that every person must be put under an allowance.
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The Second Coming of Christ.
"There is Therefore Now no Condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who Walk not after the Flesh, but after the Spirit. "
He then said to me: "Son of man, I am about to cut off the food supply in Jerusalem. The people will eat rationed food in anxiety and drink rationed water in despair,
The first chariot had red horses, the second black,
The one with the black horses is going toward the north country, the one with the white horses toward the west, and the one with the dappled horses toward the south."
Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places.
The first living creature was like a lion, the second was like an ox, the third had a face like a man, the fourth was like a flying eagle.
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