In Hozier's song "Talk" he sings "That's found in the last witness / Before the wave hits / marveling at God / Before he feels alone one final time and marries the sea." I know song use the Greeks mythology but I can't relate to what I know.

What does "last witness" refers to and what "wave" he means?

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Although the first verse of the song refers to the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, the second verse refers to the Christian biblical Apocalypse. The Book of Revelation refers to Two Witnesses who appear during the Second Woe, a "wave" of attack by God's army.

Please note that I am not able to find a discussion of "Talk"'s lyrics to confirm or refute these conclusions.

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