Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (əpŏk´əlĬps), allegorical figures in the Book of Revelation in the Bible. The rider on the white horse has many interpretations—one is that he represents Christ; the rider on the red horse is war; on the black horse is famine; and on the pale horse, death.

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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Biblical figures signalling the beginning of the messianic age. They occur in Revelation 6.