One of the elders answered, saying to me, “These who are arrayed in the white robes, who are they, and where did they come from?” I told him, “My lord, you know.”
He said to me, “These are those who came out of the great suffering.
They washed their robes, and made them white in the Lamb’s blood.
Therefore they are before the throne of God,
they serve him day and night in his temple.
He who sits on the throne will spread his tabernacle over them. They will never be hungry or thirsty any more. The sun won’t beat on them, nor any heat;
for the Lamb who is in the middle of the throne shepherds them