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FOUR HORSEMEN

Allegorical figures in the Bible, described by St. John (Revelation 6:1-8). The rider on the white horse most probably represents Christ; the rider on the red horse symbolizes war; the one on the black horse, famine; and the one on the pale horse, death.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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