nd I saw other lightnings and the stars of heaven, and I saw how He called them all by their names and they hearkened unto Him.
And I saw how they are weighed in a righteous balance according to their proportions of light: (I saw) the width of their spaces and the day of their appearing, and how their revolution produces lightning: and (I saw) their revolution according to the number of the angels, and (how) they keep faith with each other.
And I asked the angel who went with me who showed me what was hidden: 'What are these?'
And he said to me: 'The Lord of Spirits hath showed thee their parabolic meaning (lit. â€™their parable'): these are the names of the holy who dwell on the earth and believe in the name of the Lord of Spirits for ever and ever.'