he 144,000 ‘Sons of Isra’el’ will be redeemed as firstfruits for Adonai and the Lamb. They are not redeemed from the nations of the world, but from the nation of Isra’el. Firstfruits alludes to the Feast of Firstfruits that will be followed by a great harvest resurrection (1 Corinthians 15:20). Whether these firstfruits are those who are raised from the dust to become a great army is not stated, but they are firstfruits for service to Adonai and Yeshua.
Yochanan (John) hears a voice that sounds like a trumpet and he is “instantly in the Spirit.” This is an allusion to the ‘blink of an eye’ at the last shofar blast, when the transformation from flesh bodies to spirit bodies takes place in a ‘moment’ at the first resurrection. The Hebrew word for ‘moment’ is rega and means ‘just a moment, wait.’ The prophet Isaiah reveals more about the ‘blink of an eye.’
These are the Hebrew Word Pictures for the wives, sons, and daughter of Jacob –– Israel. The sons of Jacob are listed with a number representing their birth order.