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The seven vials.

Mystic Babylon. his vial


the sca; and it became vea from the throne, saying, Ilig AB tlie blood of a dead man: and one. every living soul died in the sea. 18 Ard there were voices, and the

4 And the third angel poured out his lers, and lightnings; and there was a vial upon the rivers and fountains or great earllıquake, such as will not waters, and wey became blood. since men were upon the earth, 80

5 And I leard the angel of the wa- mighty an eurthquake and so great ters say, Thou art righteous, O Lor, 19 And the great city was divided which art, and wasi, and shalt be, into three parts, and the cities of die because tliou bast judged thus: nutivas sell: and great Babylon carne

6 For they hare shed the blood of in remembrance before God, to give saints and prophets, and thou hast unto ucr the cup of the wine of the given thein blood to drink; for they fierceness of his wrath, are worthy.

20 And every islaod fled away, and 1 And I heard another out of the the mountains were not found. altarsay, Even so, J.ord God Almiglity, 21 And there fell upon men a great true and righteous are thy judgments. hail out of heaven, every slone about

3 And the fourtb angel poured out the weight of a talent: and men blasbis vial upon the sun; and power was phemed God because of the plague of kiren urlo him to scorch men with the dail; for the plague thereof was fire.

exceeding great 9 And men were scorched with great

CHAP. XVII. Reat, and blaspherned the naine of

A Due to come one of the seven plagues: and thicy repented uot to

which had the vias, give him glory.

and ticked with me, saying unto nie, 10 And the fifth angel poured out his Come Wither; I will show unto the vial upon the seat of the beast; and his the judgment of the great whore wil kingdom was full of darkness; and sittetle upon many waters; they gnawed their tongues for pain, 2 With whom the kings of the earth

Il And blasphened the God of hea. bave committed fornication, and the ven because of their pains and their inbabitants of the earth have been sores, auld repeated' not of their inade drun's with the wine of her fordeeds.

nication. 12 And the sixth angel poured out 3 So he carried me away in the spirit his vial upon the great river Euphra into the wilderness: and I saw a wotes; and the water thercol was dried inan sit upon a scarlet-coloured beast, up, that the way of the kings of the full of nanies of blasphemy, having east inight be prepared.

seven heads and ten liorny. 13 And I saw three unclean spirits * And the woman was arrayed in like frogs come out of the mouth of purple and scarlet colour, and decked the dragon, and out of the mouth or with gold ud precious stones, and the beast, and out of the mouth of the pearls, having a golden cup in ber false prophet.

hand full of abominations and filthi14 For they are the spirits of devils, ncss of her fornication. working miracles, Ichich go forth 5 And upon her forehead runs a name unto the kings of the earlb and of the written, MYSTERY, BABYLON whole world, to gather thein to the THE GREAT, THE MOTHER battle of that great day of God Al-OF HARLOTY AND ABOMINA: mighty.

TIONS OF THE EARTH. 15 | Belold, I coine as a thief. Bless 6 And I saw the woman drunken ed is be that watchietb, and keepeth with the blood of the saints, and with his garinents, lest lie walk naked, and the blood of the martyrs of Jesus; Wey see his shame.

and when I saw her, I wondered with 16 And he gathered them togetlier great adiniration. into a place called in the Hebrew 7 And Llie angel said unto me, Where tongue Armageddon.

fore didst thou marvel? I will tell 17 And the seventh angel poured out thee the mystery of the wounan, una fue vial into the air; and there came af of the beast that carriech her, which prat voice out of die temple of lica-!liath the serca licads and ten horus.



The Teil 1101115.

Ballesi's plugues. 8 The beast that thou sawest wis, of every foul spirit, and a cage of and is not; and oballascendout of the every unclean and liatelul lird. bottomless pit, and go into perdition: 3 For all natioun bave drunk of the and they that dwell on the earth shall wine of the wraih of lier iornication, wonder, (whose naines were not writ- and the kings of the earlb hare comiPu in the book of lite from the soun-mitted fornication wiùi ber, and the dation of the world,) when they be- merchaats of the earth are waxed hold the beast wat was, and is uot, rich through the abundance of her and yet 18

delicacies. 9 And here is the inind whiib liath And I beard another voice froin wisdom. The seven beads are aereo heaven, saying, Come out of her, Diy mountains, on which the woman sit- people, that ye be not partakers of bier tetlı.

sins, awd that ye receive not of Der 10 And there are seven kings: five plagues: are dallen, and one is, and the other is 6 For her sing bave reached unto not yet coine; and when he cometh, heaven, and God hath remembered be must continue & short space. her iniquities.

11 And the beast that was, and is o Reward her even as she rewarded not, even he is the eiglith, ud is of you, and double unto ber double, acthe seven, and goeth unto perdition. cording to lier works: in the cup

12 And the ten horas which thou wbich she bath filled, bu to her sawesl are ten kinge, which have re- double. ceived no kingdom as yet; but receive 7 How much she hath glorified berpower as kings one hour with the self and lived deliciously, 80 much beast.

tormeat and sorrow give lier: for she 13 Tliese have one mind, and eball said in her lieat, I sit a queen, and give their

power and strength unto the am no widow, and shall see no sor Deast.

lof These shall make war with the 8 Tberefore shall her plagues come Laund, and the Lamb shall overcome in one day, death, and mourning, and thcı: for he is Lord of lords, and Marine; and she shall be utterly burnKing of kinys; and they that are ed with fire: for strong is the Lord withilim are called, aud chosen, und God wlio judgeth her. futhilul.

9 And the kings of the earth, who lo And le saith unto me, The wa- lave committed tomication and lived lers which thou sawest, where the deliciously with lier, shall bewail her, whore sitteti, are peoples, and multi and lament for her, when they shall tudes, and nations, and tongues. see the spoke of her buning,

16 And the ten liorns which thiou 10 Standing atar oil for use fear of puwest upon the beast, these shall hate her torment, saying, Alu, alas! tial the whore, and shall make her deso-gicalcity Balylo.), that mighty city. late and naked, and shall eat ber flesh, Torin one hour is Uiy judgment come. and burn her with fire.

il And the merchants of the earth 17 For God hath put in their hearts shall weep and mourn over her; for to fulbl bis will, and to agree, and no man buyeth their nercbandise any give their kingdom unto the beast, more: until the words of God shall be full 12 The merchandise of gold, and silfilled.

ver, and precious stones, and of pearls, 19 And the woman which tou and fine linen, and purple, and silk 6:2 West is uiat great city, which reign- and scarict, and all thyhe wood, anl. eth over the kings of the earui. all manoer vessels ol' ivory, and wil CHAP. XVIII.

mannervessels of most precious wood, NU after these things I saw ul- and of brass, iurit iron, and marble,

other angel coine down from hea- 13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ren, baring great power; and the ointments, and frankincense, and earth was lightened with his glory. wine, and oil, and Gue flour, and

2 And he cried mightily with a wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and strong voice, saying, Babylou the horses, and charivis, and slaves, and great is fallen, is fallen, and is become souls of dien. ube babitation of devils, and the hold) 14 And tie fruits that thy soui lusteth

Marryi's arenged.

Christ wirtrimes. after are departed from thee, and all 2 For true and rignieous ure his things which were dainty and goodly judgments, lor le bath judged the are departed from thee, and thou shalt great whore, whicb (ted corrupt the Lind them no more at all.

earth with her fornication, and halb Lã The merchants of these things, avenged the blood ol' bis servants at which were made rich by hier, shiau ber band. stand afar otl' for Ure fear of her tor- 3 And again they said, Alleluia. ment, weeping and walliog,

And ber smoke rose up for ever and 16 And saying, Alix, alas! tliat great ever. city, wiat was clothed in fine linen, 4 And the sour and twenty elders, and purple, and scarlet, and decked and the four beasts, fell down aou with gold, and precious stones, and worshipped God that sat on the pear!!

Uirone, saying, Amen; Alleluia. 17 For in one hour so great riclesis 6 Aud a voice came out of the tirone, conie lo nought. And every shipinas. saying, Praise our God, all yo his ser ter, and all the company in ships, and vants, and ye that fear him, both small failors, and as many as trade by sea, and great. stood asar orl,

6 and 1 lieard as it were the roice 18 And cried, when they saw the or a great multitude, and as the voice einoke of her burning, silying, What|of many waters, and as the voice o cily is like unto this great city? iniglity thunderinge, saying, Alleluia:

19 And they cast dust on their hicads, for the Lord God omnipotent reignello and cried, weeping and wailing, say 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, uni ing, Alas, alas! that great cair, wherco give bonour to him: for ibe marriage In were made rich all that had ships of the Lamb is come, and bis wile in the nea hy reason of her cosulmeys ! {batlı made hersell ready. for in one liour is slie made desolate. & And to lier was granted that she

20 Rejoice over her, thore heaven, should be arrayed in fine linen, clean anaye holy apostles and prophets; for and while: for the fine linen is die God hath avenged you on lier. righteousness of saints.

21 And a miglity angel took up a 9 And he saith unto me, I'rite, flone like a great millatorie, and cast Blessed are they which are called untu it into the sea, saying, Tinue with vio- the marriage-supper of the Lamb. lence shall that great city Babylon bc And he saitl: unto nie, These are the thrown down, and shall be found 10 true saying or God. inore at all.

10 And I sell at his feet to worship 22 And the voice of harpers, and him. And lie said unto me, See thou musicians, and of pipers, and truinpet do it not; for I am thy fellow.servant, ers, shall be heard no more at all in and of thy brethren that have the tes thee; and no craitemen, of whatso limony of Jesus: worship God : for ever crast he be, shall be found any the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of more in thee; and the sound of a prophecy. millatone siiall be heard no more at 11 And I saw hearen opened, and be. all in tiiee;

hold a white horse; and he ibat sat 2 And tbe light of a candle shall upon him was called Faithful and shine no more at all in thee; and the True; and in righteousness hie durb voice of the bridegroom and of the judge and make war. bride shall be leart no more at all in 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, thee; for lliy mercbants were the and on his head rcere many crowne ; great men of the earth; for by uy and he had a manne written that no dorceries were all nations deceived. man knew but he himsell';

24 And in her was found the blood 13 And he icas clothed with n reg. of prophets, and of saints, and of all ture dipped in blood: and his name is that were slain upun the earth. called the l'ord of God. CHAP. XIX.

14 And the arroies ithich iccre in A

ND after these things I heard a heulen followed him upon white

great voice of much people in horses, clothed in one linen, wuite heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and clean, and glory, and honour, and power, 15 And out of his mouth gnethe u to the Lord o'r God:

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CHAP.XX, XXI. The last jumchil. rmite the natioits; and he shall rule beast, licither bis inage, uelther had them with a rod of iron: and lie received his mark upon their foretreadeth the wine-press of the fierce- beads, or in their hands; and thics Tor.68 and wrath of Almighty God. lived and reigned with Christ a thou

16 And be biatlı on his vesture, sand scars. and on his tbigh a naine written, 5 But die rest of the dead lived no: KING OF KINGS, AND LORD O again until the thousand years were 1.ORDS.

finished. Th18 is the first resurrection. 17 And I saw an angel standing in 6 Blesscd and holy is he lliat hath die sull; and he cried with a loud part in the first resurrection : 00 eych voice, saying to all the fowle ibat flyine second death bath no power; but in the midst or heaven, Come and they shall be priests of God and of gatlier yourselves together unto the Christ, and shall reign with him a supper or the great God;

thousand years. 18 That ye may eat the fresh of 7 And when the thousand years are kings, and the flesh of captains, and expired, Satan shall be loosed out of the deshi of mighty men, and the flesh bis prison. of lorses, and of them that sit on 8 and shall go out to deceive the them, and the flesh of all men, both nations which are in the sourquarters free and bond, botlı small and great. of uie earth, Gog and Magog, to

19 And I saw the beast, and the gatber them together to battle; the kings of the earth, and ibeir armies, number of whoin is as the sand of the gathered together to make war against sea. him that sat on the horse, and agiunst y And they went up on the breadtha

of the eartb, and compassed de camp 20 And the beast was taken, and with or the saints about, and the beloved him the filse prophet that wrought city; and fire came down from God iniracles before him, with which he out of heaven and devoured them. leccived them that had icceired the 10 And the devil that deceived theni inark of the beast and them that wor-was cast uito the lake of fire and sbipped his image. These both were bristonc, where the beast and the cast alive into a lake of fire burning false prophet are, and shall be tor with brimstone.

mented dity and night for ever and 21 And tire remnant were slain with erer. tbe sword of him that sat upon the 11 And I saw a great white throne, horse, which sword proceeded out of and lum that sat on it, from whose nis mouth; and all the lowls were race tbe earth and the lieaven Hed billed with thicir flesh.

away; and there was found no place

for them, CHAP.XX.

19 And I saw the dead, small and I angel come down great, stand before God we books from heaven, having the key of were opened; and another book was the bottomless pit and a great chain opened, which is the book of life: and in his hand,

wie clead were judged out of tliose 2 And be laid hold on dio dragon, things which were written in the that old serpent, which is the Devil, books, according to their works. and Satan, and bound hin a thousand

13 And the sea gave up the dead years,

rylich were in it; and death and hell 3 and cast him into the bottoinless delivered up the dead which were in pit, and shut bim up, and set a seal Wem: and they were judged erery upon hiin, that he should deceive the man according to their works. nations no more, till the thousand 17 And death and hell were cast into years should be fulfilled: and after the lake of fire. This is the second that he must be loosed a little season. death,

4 And I saw thrones, and they sut 15 lnd whosoever was not found upon them, and judgment was given written in the book of life was cast unto them; and I saw the souls or into the lake of fire. them that were beheaded for the wit

CHAP. XXI. vessor Jesus word God, ND I saw a new heaven and a

new earth: for tlic first learen


Thele en fire.

The city of Gr and the first earth were passed away; 14 And the wall of the city hard and there was no more sea.

twelve foundations, and in diein the 2 And I Joli saw the holy city, new nanies of the twelve apostles of the Jerusalem, coming down, from God Lamb. out of heaven, prepared as a bride 16 And he that talked with me had adorned for her husband.

a golden reed to measure the city, and 3 And I heard a great voice out of the gates thereof, and the wall whereof. heaven, saying, Beliold, the tabernacle 16 And the city lieth four-aquare,and of God's willi men, and be will dwell the length is as large as the breidt, willi them, and they shall be bis peo. And he ineasured the city with the ple, and God himself shall be with reel, twelve thousand furlongs: the them, and be their God.

length, and the breadwi, and the d And God shall wipe away all tears height of it are equal, from their eyes; ani lere slall be 17 And lie measured the wall thereNo more deaui, neither sorrow, nor or, a hundred and forty and four crying, neither shall there be any cubits, according to the ineasure of a wure pain: for the former things are nian, that is, of the angel. passcil away.

18 And the building of the wall of it 6 And he that sat upon the throne was of jasper: and the city was pure said, Behold, I make all thing, like unto clear glass. And he said untome, Write: lör diese 19 And the foundations of the wall of words are true and faithfu).

Vie city were gamisbed with all man6 And he said unto me, It is done. I ner ol precious stones. The first loun. am Aiplia and Omega, the beginning slation avas jasper; the second, sap and thic end: I will give unto him phire; the third, chalcedony; the that is athiret of the fountain of the fourth, an emerald; water of life lieely.

20 Tlie f. lb, sardonyx; the sixth, 7 He tbat overcometh shall inherit cardius; the sereoth, chrysolile; the all things; and I will be his God, and eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the he shall be my son.

tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, S But the sealul, and unbelieving, a jacinth; the livellih, an ametbyst. and the abonsinable, and murderers, 21 And the twelve gates were twelve and wlioremongers, and sorcerers and pearls; every severu gate was of one idolaters, and all liars, shall bave their pearl: and the street of the cily was part in the lake which burneth with pure gold, as it were transparent glass, fire and brimstone: wbich is the 22 And I saw no temple therein: for second death.

the Lord God Almighty and the Land 9 Are there caine unto me one of the are the temple of it. seven angels, which liad the seven 23 and the city had no need of the vials full of the seven last plagues, sun, neither of ihe inoon, to shine in and talked with me, saying, Come it; for the glory of God did lighten it, bilber, I will show thee the bride, thc and the Lamb is the light thereof. Lamb's wife.

24 And the pations of them which 10 And he carried me away in the are saved shall walk in the light of it: spirit to a great and high niountain, and the kings of the earth do bring and showed me the great city, the weir glory and honour into it, holy Jerusalem, descending out of 25 And the gates of it shall not be heaven from God,

slut at all by day; for there shall be 11 Having the glory of God: end berlno night there. light was like unto a stone inost pre- 26 And they shall bring the glory and cious, even like a jasper-stone, clear honour of the nations into it. as crystal;

27 And there shall in oo wise enter 12 And had a wall great and high, into it any thing that defileth, neilier and had twelve gates, and at the gates chalsocver worketh abomination, on twelve angels, aud wames written makoth a lie; but tlicy which in Jereon, which are the names of the written in the Lamb's book of lise. twelve tribes of the children of Israel,

CFAP. XXII. 13 On the cast, tliree gates; on the north, three gates; on the south, three AND bie showed me a pure river of datcs; and on the west, three gatos.

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