Here the reader meets many of the picturesque images that are identified with Revelation--the four horses and their riders, the antichrist, the woman clothed with the sun, the beast with his number, Armageddon, the Millennium, the new Jerusalem. William Barclay helps the reader understand and interpret these and many other images drawn from Revelation that have so seized hold of the world's imagination. And because so many of John's prophetic utterances relate to Rome, Barclay also devotes many pages to describing the great city as it was under the early Caesars.
For almost fifty years and for millions of readers, the Daily Study Bible commentaries have been the ideal help for both devotional and serious Bible study. Now, with the release of the New Daily Study Bible, a new generation will appreciate the wisdom of William Barclay. With clarification of less familiar illustrations and inclusion of more contemporary language, the New Daily Study Bible will continue to help individuals and groups discover what the message of the New Testament really means for their lives.