Book of Revelation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Book of Revelation the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle
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Usage

In literature:

The book is full of revelations of great interest to admirers of Mr Barrie's genius.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Where, in the book of the Revelation, are we shown that Jesus still appears in heaven as the Lamb once slain?
"Little Folks (October 1884)" by Various
It entirely omitted the Book of Revelation from the list of sacred works.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
There is no reason to expect that the book of revelation should be more explicit than that of nature.
"Thoughts on a Revelation" by Samuel John Jerram
The kind of books one loves to read, the amusements one seeks, the friends he chooses, are all revelators.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
And are not our Books of Revelation the truest guides of life hitherto known to man?
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
This is one of the most pleasing of the many revelations of this book.
"Home Life of Great Authors" by Hattie Tyng Griswold
Each of those churches shows certain books, which they call revelation, or the Word of God.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
Blessed book, God's own inspired revelation of Himself, which alone can make us 'wise unto salvation.
"Little Frida" by Anonymous
The book of Revelation bears the same witness as to the church and in relation to the tribulation to come.
"Studies in Prophecy" by Arno C. Gaebelein
We must know how to read that prophet, before we preach from any text in his book of revelations.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
The Book of Revelation is admitted to be the most mysterious book in the whole Bible.
"From Bondage to Liberty in Religion" by George T. Ashley
His Bible is no sealed book, but a revelation of light, and splendour, and truth.
"The London Pulpit" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Alluding to the revels, there can be no doubt that Shakespeare was indebted to the revel-books for some of his plots.
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
Holy is the Book of Revelation, thrice holy.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
The Book of Revelation.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews" by Thomas Charles Edwards
The initial letters of the twenty-two chapters of the Book of Revelation.
"Harper's Round Table, May 28, 1895" by Various
The manufacture of candles out of coal will perhaps be a new revelation to many readers of this book.
"Coal" by Raphael Meldola
The book of Revelation is of immense interest.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
And it was this which he embodied in the Book of Revelation.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St John, Vol. II" by Marcus Dods
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In poetry:

Of all the precepts in the Book
By word of inspiration given,
That bear the import, tone, and look
Of messages direct from heaven,
From Revelation back to Genesis
Is nothing needed half so much as this.
"Be not Anxious" by Hattie Howard
O the Light of Revelation, since the reign of Care began,
Has been shining through the ages on the darkened eyes of man.
And the willing slave of Error—he is senseless as a clod—
For the simple Book of Nature is the written scroll of God.
"The Triumph of the People" by Henry Lawson

In news:

The Enduring Influence of the Book of Revelation .
The Book of Revelation has defined the Christian concept of the Apocalypse, in terms of imagery and prophecy, more than any other book included in the Bible.
Even stranger, it was only one of many now-forgotten 'books of revelation'.
VISIONS, PROPHECY, AND POLITICS IN THE BOOK OF REVELATION by Elaine Pagels.
Elaine Pagels on the Book of Revelation .
Isreali Man to recite Book of Revelation from memory.
St John is said to have written the Book of Revelation on this tiny, idyllic island dotted with scores of Greek Orthodox churches and dominated by a monastery at Chora.
Joe McGinniss' new book about Sarah Palin,'The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin,' doesn't hit stores until next week, but explosive new revelations are already trickling out, courtesy of The National Enquirer.
Man Hee Lee, who says he has seen Jesus and that the Book of Revelation has been fulfilled, to speak at the church Saturday.
KIEV — The apocalyptic visions begin just inside the doors of the Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum and many of them lead into the Book of Revelation.
There were some eyebrow-raising revelations by PR folk in this year's PRWeek Power Book - here are just a few of those 'what the'.
The book tells the dual story of the relationship between a Chinese-American father and his son as well as the revelation of the father's friendship with a Japanese-American girl who was interned during World War II (WWII).
Appropriately, the "lectio continua" for the weekdays of the close of the liturgical year is from the Book of Revelation.
Elaine Pagels on the Book of Revelations (3:54).
The Washington Post's Sally Quinn speaks with author and religious scholar Elaine Pagels about why the Book of Revelations is so controversial.
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