“Worthy is the lamb who was killed 3
to receive power and wealth
and wisdom and might
and honor and glory and praise!”
5:13 Then 4 I heard every creature – in heaven, on earth, under the earth, in the sea, and all that is in them – singing: 5
“To the one seated on the throne and to the Lamb
be praise, honor, glory, and ruling power 6 forever and ever!”
5:14 And the four living creatures were saying “Amen,” and the elders threw themselves to the ground 7 and worshiped.
1 tn The words “all of whom” are not in the Greek text, but have been supplied to indicate the resumption of the phrase “the voice of many angels” at the beginning of the verse.
2 tn Grk “saying.”
3 tn Or “slaughtered”; traditionally, “slain.”
4 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the vision.
5 tn Grk “saying.”
6 tn Or “dominion.”
7 tn Grk “fell down.” BDAG 815 s.v. πίπτω 1.b.α.ב. has “fall down, throw oneself to the ground as a sign of devotion or humility, before high-ranking persons or divine beings.”