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Revelation 5:5

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5:5 Then 1  one of the elders said 2  to me, “Stop weeping! 3  Look, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, has conquered; 4  thus he can open 5  the scroll and its seven seals.”

1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence within the narrative.

2 tn Grk “says” (a historical present).

3 tn The present imperative with μή (mh) is used here to command cessation of an action in progress (ExSyn 724 lists this verse as an example).

4 tn Or “has been victorious”; traditionally, “has overcome.”

5 tn The infinitive has been translated as an infinitive of result here.



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