88 Golden Keys

Symbols of Revelation Literal Meaning

Angel Messenger Daniel 8:16, 9:21; Luke 1:19,26; Hebrews 1:14
Ark of Testimony Ark of covenant/mercy seat where GOD dwells Exodus 25:10-22; Psalm 80:1
Babylon Religious apostasy/confusion Genesis 10:8-10, 11:6-9: Revelation 18:2,3; 17:1-5
Balaam, doctrine of Advancing our own interests, compromise, idolatry Numbers 22:5-25
Beast Kingdom, government, political power Daniel 7:23
Binding of Satan A symbolic chain of circumstances Isaiah 14:12-20
Black Moral darkness, sin, apostasy Exodus 10:21-23; Jeremiah 4:20-28; 8:21; Acts 26:18; John 12:35; Joel 2:1-10
Blood Life Leviticus 17:11; Deuteronomy 12:23
Bottomless Pit Earth in chaos, torn up, dark & empty Genesis 1:1,2; Jeremiah 4:23-28; Isaiah 24:1-4,19; Revelation 20:1-3
Bow Success in battle against evil Psalm 7:11,12; Psalm 45:4,5
Corrupt Woman Corrupt, apostate church Ezekiel 16:15-58; 23:2-21; Hosea 2:5; 3:1
Crowns Kingship, victory 1 Chronicles 20:2; 2 Kings 11:12; Ezekiel 21:26,27; James 1:12; 2 Timothy 4:7,8; 1 Corinthians 9:25
Cup Meted out suffering and judgments Psalm 11:6; 75:8; Isaiah 51:17, 22-23; Jeremiah 25:15-17; 49:12
Day Literal year Ezekiel 4:6; Numbers 14:34
Door Opportunity 2 Corinthians 2:12; Revelation 3:20
  Probation Luke 13:24-25
Dragon satan or his agency Isaiah 27:1; 30:6;  Psalm 74:13,14; Revelation 12:7-9; Ezekiel 29:3; Jeremiah 51:34
Eagle Speed, power, vision, vengeance, protection Deuteronomy 28:49; Habakkuk 1:6-8; Revelation 12:14
Eating the book Assimilating the message Ezekiel 3:1-3; Jeremiah 15:16
Egypt Symbol of atheism Exodus 5:2
Eye salve Holy Spirit to help us see truth; Discernment to understand word; Antidote for spiritual blindness Ephesians 1:17-19; Psalm 119:18; 1 John 2:20,27; John 16:7-13
Faithful witness CHRIST John 18:37; John 3:11; Revelation 3:14; 19:11
False prophet Apostate Protestantism Revelation 16:13,14; 19:20
Forehead Mind Romans 7:25; Ezekiel 3:8,9
Fornication Illicit connection between church & world Ezekiel 16:15,26; Isaiah 23:17; James 4:4; Revelation 14:4
Four Beasts or Living Creatures Heavenly beings with special responsibilities Revelation 5:8-10; 4:6-9; 6:1-7; 14:3; 15:7; 19:4
Four Corners of the Earth Four directions of compass Jeremiah 49:36
Garments Covering of righteousness Genesis 35:2; Isaiah 61:10; 52:1; Zechariah 3:3-5; Romans 13:14
Gold True riches of heaven, faith, scripture Psalm 19:7-10; Galatians 5:6; James 2:5; Job 23:10
Hand Symbol of work Ecclesiastes 9:10
Harlot Apostate church/religion Isaiah 1:21; Jeremiah 3:1-3, 6-9
Heads Major powers, rulers, governments Daniel 7:6; Daniel 8:8,22; Revelation 17:3,10
Hidden Manna CHRIST John 6:49,50,53; Matthew 13:44
Horn Power and strength Deuteronomy 33:17, Zechariah 1:18,19
  King or Kingdom Psalm 89:17,24; Daniel 8:5,21,22
Horse Symbol of battle Exodus 15:21; Isaiah 43:17; Jeremiah 8:6; Ezekiel 38:15; Zechariah 10:3
  Special representatives/angels Zechariah 1:8-10; 6:1-8
Image A likeness Exodus 20:4; Genesis 1:26; 5:3; Deuteronomy 4:25; Romans 8:29
Incense Prayers of God's people Psalm 141:2; Revelation 5:8; 8:3,4
Israel True followers of CHRIST Romans 9:6-9; Romans 2:28,29; Galatians 3:39
Jezebel Immorality, idolatry, apostasy 1 Kings 21:25; 2 Kings 9:22
Keys of David Power to open and close the sanctuary Revelation 3:7,8; Isaiah 22:22
Keys Control/jurisdiction Isaiah 22:22; Matthew 16:19
Lamb Jesus/Sacrifice John 1:29; 1 Corinthians 5:7; Genesis 22:7,8
Lamb's Wife New Jerusalem Revelation 19:7-9; 21:2,9,10
Lion Strength, Jesus Christ Genesis 49:9; Revelation 5:4-9; Psalm 7:2
Locusts Destruction/destructive agencies Joel 1:4; Deuteronomy 28:38
Lord's Day Sabbath Isaiah 58:13; Matthew 12:8; Exodus 20:10
Man Child Jesus Psalm 2:7-9; Revelation 12:5
Mark Sign/seal/mark of approval or disapproval Romans 4:11; Revelation 7:2-3; Ezekiel 9:4
Measuring Rod God's Law James 2:10-12; Ecclesiastes 12:13,14
  God's Word Isaiah 8:19,20; 2 Timothy 3:16,17
Merchants Advocates of Babylon's teachings Isaiah 47:11-15; Nahum 3:16; Revelation 18:3,11,15,23
Moon Permanence Psalm 89:35-37
  Moses' system of types and sacrifices Hebrews 10:1,11
Morning Star Jesus Revelation 22:16
Mountains Political or religio/political powers Isaiah 2:2,3; Jeremiah 17:3; 31:23; 51:24,25, Ezekiel 17:22,23; Daniel 2:35,44,45
Mystery of God The Gospel Ephesians 1:9,10; 3:9; 6:19; Colossians 1:26-27
New Jerusalem The holy city of Heaven Revelation 3:12; 21:2
Oil Holy Spirit Zechariah 4:2-6; Revelation 4:5
Open Door Unlimited opportunity 1 Corinthians 16:9; Acts 14:27; John 10:7-9; Hosea 2:15; Colossians 4:3
Rainbow Token of covenant keeping Genesis 9:11-17
Red (color) Sin, corruption Isaiah 1:18; 26:21; Psalm 75:8; Jeremiah 46:10
  Persecution, destruction Ezekiel 32:6,11; Jeremiah 46:10; Nahum 2:3
Reins Seat of will, affections Psalm 7:9; 16:7; 26:2; 73:21; Proverbs 23:16; Jeremiah 17:10
Seal Sign, mark and seal mean the same thing Romans 4:11; Revelation 7:2,3; Ezekiel 9:4
Second Death Lake of fire Revelation 21:8; 20:14
Serpent satan Revelation 12:7-9; 20:2
Seven Candlesticks 7 candlesticks in Holy Place in sanctuary Exodus 25:31-40
  Seven Churches Revelation 1:20
Seven Heads Seven political powers Revelation 17:9,10; Isaiah 2:2-4; Jeremiah 17:3
Seven Lamps Jesus, Word of God John 9:5; 1:9; Psalm 119:105; Revelation 4:5
Sickle Symbol of harvest - End of world Matthew 13:39; Revelation !4:14
Sodom Moral degradation Ezekiel 16:46-55; Jeremiah 23:14; Genesis 19:4-14
Stars Angels Revelation 1:16,20; 12:4, 7-9; Job 38:7
Sun Jesus and the Gospel John 9:5; Psalm 84:11; Malachi 4:2; Matthew 17:2; John 8:12
Sword Bloodshed, destruction Isaiah 3:25; 13:15; Acts 12:1,2; Jeremiah 48:2
Testimony of Jesus Spirit/gift of prophecy Revelation 19:10; 22:9; 1 Corinthians 13:2
Thief Suddenness of Jesus' coming 1 Thessalonians 5:2; 2 Peter 3:10
Time Literal year Daniel 4:16,23,25,32; 7:25; 11:13 margin; Revelation12:6,14; 11:2,3
Torment Test, prove by trail 1 Corinthians 3:13; Hebrews 12:29; Isaiah 33:14
Twenty Four Elders A group of redeemed from earth Revelation 5:9,10; 4:4; 7:9-14
Two-edged Sword God's Word - Sword of Spirit Ephesians 6:17; Hebrews 4:12; Matthew 10:34; Isaiah 49:2
Two Witnesses Old and New Testamentsq John 5:39; Zechariah 4:1-14; Psalm 119:130,105; John 12:48
Waters Inhabited area - people, nations Revelations 17:15
White (color) Purity Psalm 51:7; Isaiah 1:18
White Robes Victory & Righteousness Isaiah 61:10; Revelation 19:8; Zechariah 3:1-5; Revelation 7:14; Galatians 3:27
Winds Strife, commotion, "winds of war" Jeremiah 25:31-33; 49:36-37; 4:11-13; Zechariah 7:14
Wine False doctrine/teachings Jeremiah 25:15-18; 51:7
Jesus blood of atonement Matthew 26:21-29
Wings Speed Habakkuk 1:6-8; Jeremiah 4:13; Exodus 19:4
Woman, Pure True Church Jeremiah 6:2; Isaiah 51:16; 2 Corinthians 11:2; Ephesians 5:22-35
Woman, Impure Apostate Church Ezekiel 23:21; Revelation 14:4; Hosea 2:5; 3:1; Ezekiel 16:15-58
Wormwood Sorrow/bitterness Jeremiah 9:15; 23:15; Lamentations 3:19
Wrath of God Seven Last Plagues Revelation 15:1