The seven stars are the messengers to the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches. Some believe that the messengers are the pastors of the churches and others believe that each church had an angel assigned to it. The Greek word for “angel” is aggelos. This word means “messenger.”.
Revelation 2:1 Context. 1 Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks; 2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them.
The golden lampstand in the wilderness tabernacle provided light for the holy place, but it was also steeped in religious symbolism. While all the elements inside the tabernacle's tent of meeting were made of gold, the lampstand alone— also known as the menorah, golden candlestick and candelabrum—was constructed of solid gold.
Revelation 1:12-18 New International Version (NIV). 12 I turned around to see the voice that was speaking to me. And when I turned I saw seven golden lampstands, 13 and among the lampstands was someone like a son of man, () dressed in a robe reaching down to his feet and with a golden sash around his chest. 14 The hair on his head was white like wool, as white as snow, and his eyes were like.
The Golden Lampstand Jesus As Son Of Man Chests the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven lampstands are seven assemblies.
The seven golden lampstands surrounding Jesus In Johns’ vision, he saw seven golden lampstands and says that “among the lampstands was someone like a son of man.” Jesus later explains to John that the seven lampstands represent the seven churches.
Revelation 1:20 - The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.
THE SEVEN CANDLESTICKS. By Nevin Bass “The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.” Rev 1:20 The Book of Revelation is a base seven book.