Revelation 6:2-6



    "I looked, andthere was a white horse!  Its rider had a bow; a crown was given to him, and he came out conquering and to conquer.
    When he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature call out, "Come!"  And out came another horse, bright red; its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people would slaughter one another; and he was given a great sword.
    When he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature call out, "Come!"  I looked, and there was a black horse!  Its rider held a pair of scales in his hand, and I heard what seemed to be a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a day's pay, and threee quarts of barley for a day's pay, but do not damage the olive oil and the wine!"
    When he opened the fourth seal I heard the voice of the fourth living creature call out, "Come!"  I loked and there wsa a pale green horse!  Its rider's name was Death, and Hades followed with him; they were given authority over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword, famine, and pestilence, and by the wild animals of the earth."
(Art from the Beatus of La Seu D'Urgell)
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