Who are the Two Witnesses found in the
Book of Revelation, Chapter 11?
The two witnesses are most likely Enoch and Elijah. Both of them are prophets
who have never died. The Bible says in Heb 9:27
"And as it is appointed unto
men once to die
, but after this the judgment: "


The Bible tells us in Genesis 5:24, "And Enoch walked with God: and he was
not; for God took him

Hebrews 11:5 explains what happened; "By faith Enoch was translated that he
should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him:
for before
his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God. "


Elijah was taken up to heaven in a chariot found in: 2Kings 2:1 "And it came to
pass, when the LORD would
take up Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind..."

2Kings 2:11 "And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold,
there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both
asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven."


Some have said that the two witnesses will be Moses and Elijah because the
miracles in Revelation 11, look like the miracles that were wrought by Moses
back in Egypt. Such reasoning holds no weight FOR WE DO NOT KNOW THE
THE MINISTRY OF ENOCH...He could have, by God's power, had the same
kind of ministry as Moses.-- the Bible does not tell us. After all, the same God of
Moses is the same God of Enoch and all miracles are performed by HIS power.
But we WHAT WE DO KNOW from Scripture is
that Moses actually died
and was buried
. The Lord, Himself, told Joshua that Moses is dead:

Joshua 1:1-2 "Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came
to pass, that
the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister,
Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan,
thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to them, even to the
children of Israel."

Deut 34:7 And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his
eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
Deut 34:5 So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab,
according to the word of the LORD.

Because both Enoch and Elijah have not yet died and they are the only ones
in the Bible who were uniquely taken or translated from the earth into
, they will be the ones who will reappear in, presumably, the first half of
the Tribulation Period.
Moses has already died once so he cannot die again.

These two men have yet to die and they are very special because
God is going to send them to the earth for 3 1/2 years to preach and do many
marvelous and awesome signs and wonders: Shutting up heaven, halting the rain,
turning waters into blood, countless plagues, fire will proceed out of their mouths.
They are going to be hated so much so that the people of the earth will send each
other presents for the three days, as the prophets remain dead on the streets.

Let's read the verses:

Rev 11:3  
And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall
prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth.
Rev 11:4  These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing
before the God of the earth.
Rev 11:5  And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth,
devoureth their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this
manner be killed.
Rev 11:6  These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of
their prophecy
: and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to
smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will.
Rev 11:7  And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that
ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall
make war against them, and shall
overcome them, and kill them.
Rev 11:8  And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which
spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.
Rev 11:9  And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations
shall see their dead bodies
three days and an half, and shall not suffer their
dead bodies to be put in graves.
Rev 11:10 And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and
make merry, and shall
send gifts one to another; because these two prophets
tormented them that dwelt on the earth.
Rev 11:11  And after three days and an half the Spirit of life from God
entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon
them which saw them.
Rev 11:12  And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come
up hither.
And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies
beheld them.

Notice a few things in verse 9, "the people, kindreds, tongues, nations shall
SEE their dead bodies." No other time in history could this be possible except
for today.
With satellite TV and the internet, people will be able to see this
sight from all over the globe.

Another interesting thing is that they will SEND each other gifts WITHIN 3
Years ago, it took weeks, sometimes months to send a letter. Now,
with overnight shipping, one can send gifts within the three day period of time.
Also t
he news must travel fast for it has to arrive within three days-- no
other time period would allow for this to happen except for the generation
of today.


Rev 11:3  And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall
prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth.

Rev 11:4  These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing
before the God of the earth.

Zech 4:14  Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the
Lord of the whole earth.

John 8:17 It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is true.

Remember Enoch and Elijah are both "witnesses". What does a witness do?
He testifies to what he has seen and heard. These two are witnesses to history.
It is very possible that these two witnesses were the ones found in the Scriptures

Luke 24:4  And it came to pass, as they were much perplexed thereabout,
two men stood by them in shining garments:

Acts 1:10  And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up,
two men stood by them in white apparel;

Notice: the Bible does not say "Angels" but "two men."  Very interesting


Another interesting find of information regarding the Two Witnesses is found in
Zechariah, chapter 4 and chapter 5.

While one digs deeper into the Scriptures found in Zechariah, an interesting thing
is noted:

Zec 4:11  Then answered I, and said unto him, What are these two olive trees
upon the right side of the candlestick and upon the left side thereof?
Zec 4:12  And I answered again, and said unto him, What be these two olive
branches which through the two golden pipes empty the golden oil out of
Zec 4:13  And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these be?
And I said, No, my lord.
Zec 4:14  Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the
Lord of the whole earth.
Zec 5:1  Then I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a
flying roll.
Zec 5:2  And he said unto me, What seest thou? And I answered, I see a
flying roll;
the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten
Zec 5:3  Then said he unto me, This is the curse that goeth forth over the face
of the
whole earth: for every one that stealeth shall be cut off as on this side
according to it; and every one that
sweareth shall be cut off as on that side
according to it.

While this is just a theory, some Bible Prophecy teachers have said that this
"flying roll" could be
a satellite orbiting the earth. Given the period of time
in which these two witnesses appear
, it is interesting. Notice the flying roll's
dimensions are mentioned right in Scripture. Nothing that is mentioned in
the Bible is frivolous.
Everything is written for a reason.

If you read on in the chapter, you discover an "ephah" mentioned. An ephah
was a device used to measure grain and some have speculated that the ephah
could represent the satellite dish because an ephah looks like/resembles a
satellite dish. Don't know...just a thought. Also the Bible says in Zech 5:6:
"And I said, What is it? And he said, This is an ephah that goeth forth.
He said moreover, This is
their resemblance through all the earth."
Resemblance? Makes one think.

Later in the end of chapter 5, the
"Land of Shinar" is mentioned. (See our
Bible Study on Babylon being rebuilt in the End Times.)We know that Shinar
was the place where the Genesis people started to rebel and
built the Tower of
Babel, before God confounded their language. Shinar being somewhere in Iraq,
east of Israel. It is interesting
that immediately following that verse, one reads
in Chapter 6 about the chariots that come from behind two mountains and notice
the colors of the horses mentioned--
the same colors as the 4 horses of

Later in chapter 6, "THE BRANCH" is spoken of. No one will dispute these
verses talk about the
Jewish Messiah-- the Lord Jesus Christ:

Zech 6:12-13a  "And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts,
Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up
out of his place, and
he shall build the temple of the LORD: Even he shall
build the temple of the LORD;
and he shall bear the glory, and shall sit and
rule upon his throne; and he shall be a priest upon his throne..."

Christ Jesus, the Messiah, will set up His earthly kingdom and shall bear the glory
and shall sit and rule upon His Throne. He shall be a Priest upon His Throne.
Wow!! For the rest of the verses in Zechariah mentioning the flying roll and
ephah above, they are just some interesting observations and theories but one
will not know exactly what all those verses mean until they are fulfilled.
Something to think about.

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