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What book in the bible speaks specifically of the rapture? Or what verses?


Asked by Anonymous at 6:51 PM on Nov. 1, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Op- there is a website called You can look up specific scriptures or use the keyword search. You can also look in different versions which is what I would suggest.

    Answer by teamquinn at 10:10 PM on Nov. 1, 2009

  • Revelations

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 7:01 PM on Nov. 1, 2009

  • Revelation does not mention the rapture at all. The only thing that alludes to it is that the first few chapters talk about the churches and then there is no mention of them. Paul writes of the rapture (though that word specifically is not used) in - Corinthians 15:50-57.

    Answer by micheledo at 7:07 PM on Nov. 1, 2009

  • Oops! I Corinthians. Also John 5:25-29 and 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

    Answer by micheledo at 7:11 PM on Nov. 1, 2009

  • The word Rapture is connected to the Latin word rapiemur, which appears in Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians in the Latin Vulgate translation of the Bible. It means to be raised up or caught up: "The dead in Christ will rise first; then we who are alive, who are left, shall be caught up (rapiemur)  together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air; and so we shall always be with the Lord. (1 Thess. 4:16–17)"


    Answer by eringobrough at 7:20 PM on Nov. 1, 2009

  • Well hot dang, Looks like I've got some reading up to do. LOL

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 7:28 PM on Nov. 1, 2009

  • None, there is no rapture are are going to suffer and that is how God is going to know who REALLY loves him. Only those willing to die for Christ shall be saved.

    Answer by rhanford at 11:52 PM on Nov. 1, 2009

  • No that's just the SDA that's going to suffer. *evil grin*
    In 1 Thessalonians 5:9, Paul says, “For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.” Another crucial passage on the timing of the rapture is Revelation 3:10, in which Christ promises to deliver believers from the “hour of trial” that is going to come upon the earth.

    Answer by Mama0f3grlz at 11:56 PM on Nov. 1, 2009

  • eringobrough: THANK YOU for posting this verse! I personally believe that this is the meaning of the rapture too. Way too many things are inturprited (sp) loosely and this is one of those things. If you really read into the history of the original words and meanings, the bible becomes completely new to you!

    Answer by MamaCass07 at 12:31 AM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • None. There are many verses that WERE originally miss translated as was noted above. And were translated as picked up or lifted instead of Caught up... But the belief of the rapture is out dated and false! Period!

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:43 PM on Nov. 2, 2009