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Is Covid the conquering White Horse Rider of Revelation?
Is Covid the conquering White Horse Rider of Revelation?
Is Covid the conquering White Horse Rider of Revelation?

There is no denying that Covid-19, the disease caused by the Corona Virus (SARSCov2), has ravaged the world. It has wreaked havoc and continues to do so (new variants), yet no one is sure if it will soon be over. 

This plague subdued nations, world leaders, military powers, and the global populace. No weapon can stop it – battle tanks, automatic guns, advanced aircraft nor ballistic missiles remain powerless against it.

As was written in the Bible in the Book of Revelation 6:2, “And I looked, and behold, a white horse. He who sat on it had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer.
 
Could the Corona Virus or Covid-19 be the white horse rider mentioned in Revelation 6:2? Let us examine the Greek translation of this verse.
  • καὶ εἶδον, καὶ ἰδοὺ ἵππος λευκός, καὶ ὁ καθήμενος ἐπ’ αὐτὸν ἔχων τόξον, καὶ ἐδόθη αὐτῷ στέφανος, καὶ ἐξῆλθεν νικῶν καὶ ἵνα νικήσῃ.
  • kaí eídon, kaí idoú íppos lefkós, kaí o kathímenos ep’ aftón échon tóxon, kaí edóthi aftó stéfanos, kaí exílthen nikón kaí ína nikísi.
    • Let’s concentrate on keywords in this verse:
  • hippos leukos toxon edothi stefanos exilthen nikon nikisi
  • A white horse, (translated from “leukos” or white and hippos from horse). In Merriam-Webster, it says “leukos” can also mean “white garments”.
  • Poisoned arrows (bow translated from “toxon”) It comes from the Greek word “toxicon” or a “poison in which arrows are dipped”. It was borrowed in Latin into “Intoxicum” which gave rise to the verb “Intoxicare” or to “to poison”. Also related to Toxic and Toxin.
  • Given (translated directly from Greek “edothi”)
  • Corona (Greek translation of “stefanos” means crown). The Latin of “stefanos” is Corona
  • Came fourth (translated directly from Greek “Exilthen”). It is also translated into “came out”
  • To conquer and conquering (translated from the word “nikon” and “Nikisi”). Merriam-Webster also defines the word Conquer as “to gain control”
The only Corona (given name) in world history which got out or came forth (from a lab), and came conquering and to conquer (the human race) was brought by one riding a white horse (one wearing a white garment?) and brought (no weapons of war) but only poisoned darts (arrows with toxins), and which submitted nations, kings, and all men.

This is not to say that this is the exact interpretation. But to anyone who has insight and discernment, we know that events in the Book of Revelations are still unknown until they are revealed. As we study the present time in relation to the Bible, we leave it for you to check if this interpretation could be valid at all. Nonetheless, if this is indeed the white horse rider, then we may be waiting for the arrival of more ominous riders.

Be careful brethren. Test the spirits. Be on the watch. Submit your petitions to Jesus Christ.

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