Four Horses of the Apocalypse

[Four Horses of the Apocalypse] The vision of God enthroned upon the Cherubim is described in the Apocalypse 4, 5. In His right hand tbere is a scroll sealed with seven seals. At the opening of four of these, four horses appear (Apocalypse 6), white, red, black, and pale (piebald); they signify conquest, slaughter, famine, and death.

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