Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse


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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

(əpŏk`əlĭps), allegorical figures in the Book of Revelation in the Bible. The rider on the white horse has many interpretations—one is that he represents Christ; the rider on the red horse is war; on the black horse is famine; and on the pale horse, death.

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

four riders symbolizing pestilence, war, famine, and death. [N.T.: Revelation 6:1–8]

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

allegorical figures representing pestilence, war, famine, death. [N.T.: Revelation 6:1–8]
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