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Revelation 10

1 And I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, clothed with [a] cloud, and a rainbow [was] upon his head, and his face [was] like the sun, and his feet [were] like pillars of fire, 2 and he [was] having in his hand [a] little scroll opened. And he placed his right foot upon the sea, and his left upon the land, 3 and he cried out with [a] great voice as [when a] lion roars. And when he cried out, the seven thunders spoke their own voices. 4 And when the seven thunders spoke, I was [about] to be writing, and I heard [a] voice from heaven saying: Seal what the seven thunders spoke, and you may not write it. 5 And the angel, whom I saw standing upon the sea and upon the land, lifted his right hand to heaven, 6 and swore by the [one] zoe-living1 to the eternity of eternities, who created heaven and the [things] in it and the land and the [things] in it and the sea and the [things] in it, that there will be no more time, 7 but in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he is [about] to be trumpeting, the mystery of God shall be completed, as he good-newsed his slaves, the prophets. 8 And the voice which I heard from heaven, they again spoke with me and they said: God, take the scroll opened in the hand of the angel standing upon the sea and the land. 9 And I departed to the angel, saying to him: Give me the little-scroll. And he says to me: Take and devour it, and it will make your belly bitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet as honey. 10 And I took the little-scroll from the hand of the angel and devoured it, and it was, in my mouth, sweet as honey; and when I ate it, my belly was made bitter. 11 And they say to me: You must again prophecy [about] many peoples and nations and tongues and kings.

1from ZOE "ZOH-ay" (ζωη)—Life 'collectively', interdependent, interconnected. Although it means 'life' in the conventional sense (for example: Matt.9:18, Matt.27:63, Luke.2:36, Acts.25:24, Rom.7:2, 2Cor.1:8, 1Thes.4:17, 1Tim.5:10, Rev.19:20), Jesus uses ZOE exclusively of 'life eternal' (with the possible exceptions of Luke.15:13, Luke.16:25). The other N.T. writers use ZOE in both senses—temporal and eternal, generally clear from the context. The Father is the 'zoe-living God' (see Matt.16:16). The Septuagint (LXX) in Gen.2:7 has "...[God] breathed into his nostrils the breath of zoe-life, and the man became a zoe-living psyche-life" (and see 1Cor.15:45); and Gen.3:20 (LXX) "And Adam called his wife's name ZOE, because she was the mother of all zoe-living." Contrast PSYCHE (ψυχη): an individual manifestation of life/consciousness. See John.12:25 where both ZOE and PSYCHE occur. Greek also has the word BIOS (βιoς ) for 'life' in the sense of biological processes.