New Defender's Study Bible Notes
1:2 record. The Book of Revelation is John’s record of what he saw and heard taking place in the future. The same, or related, Greek word (all derived from martios), is used frequently in the book of Revelation, as well as in John’s other writings. In Revelation, it is translated “witness” four times, “testimony” or “testify” nine times, and “martyr” twice.