Revelation 6:4

And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.
Read Chapter 6

Bede

AD 735
red: Against the Church victorious and conquering there went out a red horse, that is, a malignant people, bloody from its rider, the devil. Yet we have read in Zechariah of the red horse of the Lord. But the former one is red with his own blood, this with the blood of others.

Bede

AD 735
earth: That is, its own peace. But the Church has received an eternal peace, which has been left to it by Christ.

Bede

AD 735
sword: That is, either against those whom he makes betrayers of the faith, or whom he makes martyrs. And concerning this it is said to the blessed Job,&quot;He who made him has made His sword to approach;&quot; that is, either that he may not try the saints, as much as the ungodly one wills, or, that the vengeance of his own rage may return upon himself. <a

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
For, in coming to the High Priest of the Father-Christ-all impediments must first be taken away, in the space of a week, that the house which remains, the flesh and the soul, may be clean; and when the Word of God has entered it, and has found "stains of red and green "forthwith must the deadly and sanguinary passions "be extracted "and "cast away "out of doors-for the Apocalypse withal has set "death "upon a "green horse "but a "warrior "upon a "red"

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

App Store LogoPlay Store Logo