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worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,
10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation, and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone, in the presence of the holy Angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:
11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever. And they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.
12 Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus. 13 And I heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord, from henceforth, yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
14 And I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the son of man, having on his head a gol. den crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle. 15 And another Angel came out of the temple crying with a loud voice to him that sat on the cloud: Thrust in thy sickle and reap, for the time is come for thee to reap, for the harvest of the earth is ripe. 16 And he that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the earth, and the earth was réaped.
17 And another Angel came out of the temple which is in heaven, he also having a sharp sickle.
18 And another Angel came out from
Vials of wrath
gels having the seven last plagues, for in them is filled up the wrath of God. 2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass, mingled with fire, and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.
3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous are thy works, Lord God Almighty. just and true are thy ways, thou king of saints.
4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy for all nations shall come and worship before thee, for thy judgments are made manifest.
5 And after that I looked, and behold, the temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened:
6 And the seven Angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their breasts girded with golden girdles.
7 And one of the four beasts gave unto the seven Angels, seven golden vials, full of the wrath of God, who liveth for ever and ever.
8 And the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God, and from his power, and no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven plagues of the seven Angels were fulfilled.
The Angels pour out their Vials. ND I heard a great voice out of the
the altar, which had power over fire, A Temple, saying to the seven An
and cried with a loud cry to him that had the sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in thy sharp sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine of the earth, for her grapes are fully ripe.
19 And the Angel thrust in his sickle into the earth, and gathered the vine of the earth, and cast it into the great winepress of the wrath of God.
20 And the wine press was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the wine press, even unto the horse.bridles, by the space of a thousand and six hundred furlongs.
gels, Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth. 2 And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth, and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.
3 And the second Angel poured out his vial upon the sea, and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.
4 And the third Angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters, and they became blood.
5 And I heard the Angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which
art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus:
6 For they have shed the blood of Saints and Prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink: for they are worthy.
7 And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.
8 And the fourth Angel poured out his vial upon the sun, and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.
9 And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues and they repented not, to give him glory.
10 And the fifth Angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast, and his kingdom was full of darkness, and they gnawed their tongues for pain,
11 And blasphemed the God of heaven, because of their pains, and their sores, and repented not of their deeds.
12 And the sixth Angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates, and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the Kings of the East might be prepared.
13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.
14 For they are the spirits of devils working miracles, which go forth unto the Kings of the earth, and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.
15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.
16 And he gathered them together into a place, called in the Hebrew tongue, Armageddon.
17 And the seventh Angel poured out his vial into the air, and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.
18 And there were voices and thunders, and lightnings: and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great.
19 And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto
her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.
20 And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found. 21 And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent, and men blasphemed God, because of the plague of the hail : for the plague thereof was exceeding great. CHAP. XVII.
A woman sitteth upon the Beast. ND there came one of the seven A Angels, which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither, I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore, that sitteth upon many waters:
2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabiters of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.
3 So he carried me away in the Spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads, and ten horns.
4 And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold, and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand, full of abominations and filthiness of her forni. cation.
5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS, AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
6 And 1 saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.
7 And the Angel said unto me, Where. fore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads, and ten horns.
8 The beast that thou sawest, was, and is not, and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition, and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, (whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world) when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
9 And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
10 And there are seven Kings, five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.
11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
12 And the ten horns which thou sawest, are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet: but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast. 14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them for he is Lord of Lords, and King of kings, and they that are with him, are called, and chosen, and faithful. 15 And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
16 And the ten horns which thou saw. est upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate, and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire..
17 For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.
18 And the woman which thou sawest, is that great city which reigneth over the kings of the earth.
Babylon is fallen.
6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double ac cording to her works: in the cup which she hath filled, fill to her double.
7 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow. 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine, and she shall be utterly burned with fire, for strong is the Lord God, who judgeth her.
9 And the Kings of the earth, who have committed fornication, and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning:
10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city: for in one hour is thy judgment come..
11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her, for no man buyeth their merchandise any more.
12 The merchandise of gold, and sil ver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,
13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and
AND after these things, I saw ano. beasts, and sheep, and horses, and cha
ther Angel come down from heaven, having great power, and the earth was lightened with his glory.
2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habita. tion of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird:
3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the Kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth re waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues: 5 For her sins have reached unto hea. ven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
riots, and slaves, and souls of men.
14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted after, are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty, and goodly, are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.
15 The merchants of these things which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,
16 And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls: 17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every ship mas. ter, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea. stood afar off,
18 And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city?
The sharp sword
19 And they cast dust on their heads, | honour to him: for the marriage of th and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Lamb is come, and his wife hath mad Alas, alas, that great city, wherein herself ready. were made rich all that had ships in the sea, by reason of her costliness, for in one hour is she made desolate.
20 Rejoice over her thou heaven, and ye holy Apostles and Prophets, for God hath avenged you on her.
21 And a mighty Angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all. 22 And the voice of harpers and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he do, shall be found any more in thee: aad the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee:
23 And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee: and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth: for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.
24 And in her was found the blood of Prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.
God is praised in heaven.
ND after these things I heard a
A great voice of much people in
heaven, saying, Alleluia: salvation, and glory, and honour, and power unto the Lord our God:
2 For true and righteous are his judg. ments, for he hath judged the great whore which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.
3 And again they said, Alleluia: and her smoke rose up for ever and ever.
4 And the four and twenty Elders, and the four beasts fell down, and worshipped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen, Alleluia.
5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.
6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.
7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give
should be arrayed in fine linen, clear
9 And he saith unto me, Write, Bless marriage supper of the Lamb. And he ed are they which are called unto the saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.
him: And he said unto me, See thou 10 And I fell at his feet to worship do it not: I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren, that have the testimony of Jesus, Worship God: for the testimony of Jesus, is the spirit of prophecy. hold a white horse, and he that sat up11 And I saw heaven opened, and beand in righteousness he doth judge and on him was called Faithful and True, make war.
and on his head were many crowns, 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and he had a name written, that no man knew but he himself.
ture dipped in blood, and his name is 13 And he was clothed with a vescalled, The word of God.
14 And the armies which were in hea ven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.
sharp sword, that with it he should
his thigh a name written, KING OF
the sun, and he cried with a loud voice,
and the flesh of captains, and the flesh
of the earth, and their armies gathered
A new heaven.
stone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night, for ever and ever.
him the false prophet, that wrought | was east into the lake of fire and brim. miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brim
21 And the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.
11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away, and there was found no place for them.
12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God: and the books were opened and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, accord. downing works.
Satan bound for a thousand years. ND I saw Angel
A from heaven, having the key of 13 And the sea gave up the dead
the bottomless pit, and a great chain in his hand.
2 And he laid hold on the dragon that old serpent, which is the devil and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
3. And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.
4 And I saw thrones, and they sat up.
ɔn them, and judgment was given unto them and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
5. But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be Priests of God, and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.
7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,
8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.
9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.
10 And the devil that deceived them,
which were in it: and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.
14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire: this is the second death. 15 And whosoever was not found writ ten in the book of life, was cast into the lake of fire.
A new heaven and a new earth.
AND I saw a new heaven, and a new
earth: for the first heaven, and the first earth were passed away, and there was no more sea.
2 And I John saw the holy City, new Jerusalem coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. 5 And he that sat upon the throne, said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.
6 And he said unto me, It is done: I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst, of the fountain of the water of life, freely.
7 He that overcometh, shall inherit all things, and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and