The Second seal – the Red Horse, Revelation 6:3-4


From the rider on the white horse’s actions we are plunged into war.

Red = Bloody power and violence. The word is purrhos in Greek which means having the color of fire, red.

Red is also associated with judgment and warfare.

The Red Horse or the 2nd seal had a sword to take peace from the earth and make men slay each other.

Background Reading:

The Vision of the Second Seal Opened -The Red Horse

6:3 When the lamb opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Go!” 4 A second horse went out. It was fiery red, and its rider was given permission to take peace away from the earth and to make people slaughter one another. So he was given a large sword.
Revelation 6:3-4

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