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The Opening of the seven-Sealed scroll
The scene in heaven before the breaking of the seals
The Vision of Elohim's Throne
4:1 After this I looked, and, Hinnei, a door [was] opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard [was] as it were of a shofar talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew you things which must be hereafter.
4:2 And immediately I was in the spirit: and, Hinnei, a throne was set in shamayim, and [one] sat on the throne.
4:3 And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and [there was] a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like to an emerald.
4:4 And round about the throne [were] esrim v'arba'ah (24) kisot (seats): and upon the seats I saw esrim v'arba'ah Zekenim sitting, clothed in white raiment; and they had on their heads crowns of Zahav.
4:5 And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and Voices: and [there were] Sheva torches of fire burning before the throne, which are the Sheva Ruachim Elohim (אלהים).
4:6 And before the throne [there was] a sea of glass like to crystal: and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, [were] four beasts full of eyes before and behind.
4:7 And the first beast [was] like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast [was] like a flying eagle.
4:8 And the four beasts had each of them six wings about [Him]; and [they were] full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying:
Kadosh, Kadosh, Kadosh,
Adon ADONAI Tzva'ot,
which was, and is, and is to come.
4:9 And when those beasts give Kavod and honour and Hodu to Him that sat on the throne, who lives le olam va-ed,
4:10 The esrim v'arba'ah Zekenim fall down before him that sat on the throne, and worship Him that lives le olam va-ed, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying,
4:11 You are worthy, O Adonai, to receive Kavod and honour and power: for You have created all things, and for your pleasure they are and were created.
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The Ethics of the sages or PIRKEI AVOT or the Ethics of the fathers 1:2 Says
Shimon HaTzadik was among the last of Great Assembly. He used to say,
The world rest on three things
on Wisdom (Torah)
on Surrender (Servanthood) give your right to Messiah
on compassion Gemilut Hachasidim act of kindness to some one who does not deserve.
Yeshayahu 6:3 And one cried to another, and said, "Kadosh, Kadosh, Kadosh, is HASHEM (ADONAI) Tzva'ot (צבא): the whole earth is full of His glory. Rabbi Abin likened the two exhortations to holiness to the case of the citizens who made three crowns for the king, and the king placed one on his own head and two on the heads of his sons. Similarly, every day the celestial beings crown God with three sanctities, calling him, in the words of Isaiah 6:3, "Holy, holy, holy." God then places one crown of holiness on God's own head and two crowns of holiness on the head of Israel