Revelation 8 | 2

Verse 2

Then I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets[a] were given to them.

Footnote a: shofar The detail of the ram’s horn is significant. Many people today are confused by the “last trumpet”. 1 Corinthians 15|52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last shofar. For the shofar will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we will be changed. Here is a true picture. Paul was not revealed the seven trumpets. They were revealed to John much later. Thiselton suggests that it is possible that I Corinthians was written during Paul’s first (brief) stay in Ephesus, at the end of his Second Journey, usually dated to early AD 54. Revelation was written sometime around 96 CE in Asia Minor. Therefore, Paul was referring to the classic trumpet made of silver from the Tanakh, in Joel 2.

15 Blow the shofar in Zion! Sanctify a fast; proclaim an assembly. 16 Gather the people; sanctify the congregation; assemble the elders; gather the children, even those nursing at breasts. Let the bridegroom come out from his bedroom and the bride from her chamber.

It is that shofar sounding that is associated with the bridgegroom (Y’shua) coming out from his Home (bedroom) and the bride (the Remnant of the Church) from “her chamber”. I need to establish here that these seven trumpets have nothing to do with the wedding trumpet that Paul spoke of in 1 Qorinthiym 15 for the resurrection of those in faith asleep and alive.
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The seven trumpets here are the voices of the messengers, the malachiym of Elohim. The trumpet sound for the gathering, the much speculated “rapture”, will come from the Torah in B’midvar 10 Numbers 10 Tree of Life Version (TLV) Silver Trumpets for Assembly

10 Adonai spoke to Moses saying, 2 “Make two trumpets of hammered silver for yourself. They are for summoning the community and having the camps set out. 3 Whenever both are sounded, the whole community is to gather toward you at the entrance of the Tent of Meeting. 4 But if only one is sounded, the princes—the heads of the tribes of Israel—are to gather toward you. 5 When you sound the trumpet the first time, the camp of those camped on the east is to set out. 6 When you sound the trumpet blast the second time, the camp of those camped on the south is to set out. Short blasts will be the signal for their moving out. 7 To gather the whole national community, you are to sound the sustained blasts, but not the short blasts. 8 The sons of Aaron will blow the trumpets. This is to be an eternal ordinance for you as well as for your generations to come.

9 Whenever you go to war in your own land against the enemy who is hostile to you, you are to sound short blasts of alarm. Then you will be remembered before Adonai your God and be delivered from your enemies.

10 Also at your days of rejoicing, feasts and new moons, you are to blow on the trumpets over your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. They will then be a reminder for you before Adonai your God. I am Adonai your God!”

These “two trumpets” are then prophesied for the last days in Joel 2. The first silver trumpet is to called the House of Israel to meet the Moshiach. Read Joel 2|1-14. The second silver trumpet is to call the House and the Bride to go up. No photo description available.

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