And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds Zech. 6.5 of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree.
¶ After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, Dan. 12.1 · Mt. 24.21 · Mk. 13.19 and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, Ps. 23.1 · Ezek. 34.23 and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: Ps. 23.2 · Is. 49.10 and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. Is. 25.8