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A new heater him the false prophet, that wrought I was cast into the lake of fire and brimmiracles before him, with which he de. stone, where the beast and the false ceived them that had received the mark prophet are, and shall be tormented day of the beast, and them that worshipped and night, for ever and ever. his image. These both were cast alive 11 And I saw a great white throne, into a lake of fire burning with brim- and him that sat on it, from whose face
the earth and the heaven fled away, and 2 And the remnant were slain with there was found no place for them. the sword of him that sat upon the 12 And I saw the dead, small and borse, which sword proceeded out of great, stand before God : and the books his mouth: and all the fowls were filled were opened : and another book was with their flesh.
opened, which is the book of life : and CHAP. XX.
the dead were judged out of those things Satan bound for a thousand years. which were written in the books, accord. A Nipo saw
an Angel come down ing to their workea from heaven, having the key of 13 And the sea gave up the dead the bottomless pit, and a great chain in which were in it: and death and hell his hand.
delivered up the dead which were in 2 And he laid hold on the dragon that them: and they were judged every man old serpent, which is the devil and Sa. according to their works. tan, and bound him a thousand years, 14 And death and hell were cast into
3. And cast him into the bottomless the lake of fire : this is the second death. pit, and shut him up, and set a seal up 15 And whosoever was not found writ on him, that he should deceive the na. ten in the book of life, was cast into the tions no more, till the thousand years lake of fire. should be fulfilled ; and after that he
CHAP. XXI. must be loosed a little season.
A new heaven and a new earth. A And. I sad tharomes, and the venatumbo ANDI the wo heaven, anda nema them : and I saw the souls of them that first earth were passed away, and there were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, was no more sea. and for the word of God, and which 2 And I John saw the holy City, new had not worshipped the beast, neither Jerusalem coming down from God out his image, neither had received his of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned mark upon their foreheads, or in their for her husband. hands; and they lived and reigned with 3 And I heard a great voice out of Christ a thousand years.
heaven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle 5. But the rest of the dead lived not of God is with men, and he will dwell again until the thousand years were with them, and they shall be his people, finished. This is the first resurrection. and God himself shall be with them, and
6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part be their God. in the first resurrection : on such the se. 4 And God shall wipe away all tears cond death hath no power, but they shall from their eyes; and there shall be no be Priests of God, and of Christ, and more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, shall reign with him a thousand years.
neither shall there be any nore pain : 7 And when the thousand years are for the former things are passed away. espired, Satan shall be loosed out of his 5 And he that sat upon the throne, prison,
said, Behold, I make all things new. 8 And shall go out to deceive the na. And he said unto me, Write : for these tions which are in the four quarters of words are true and faithful. the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather 6 And he said unto me, It is done : I them together to battle : the number of am Alpha and Omega, the beginning whom is as the sand of the sea. and the end. I will give unto him that
9 And they went up on the breadth of is athirst, of the fountain of the water the earth, and compassed the camp of of life, freely. the saints about, and the beloved city : 7 He that overcometh, shall inherit all and fire came down from God out of things, and I will be his God, and he heaven, and devoured them,
shall be my son. 10 And the devil that deceived them, 1. 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and
God is her lign the abominable, and murderers, and 22 And I saw no temple therein: for whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idol. | the Lord God Almighty, and the Lamb, aters, and all liars, shall have their part are the temple of it. in the lake which burneth with fire and 23 And the city had no need of the brimstone: which is the second death, sun, neither of the moon to shine in it:
9 And there came unto me one of the for the glory of God did lighten it, and seven Angels, which had the seven vials the Lamb is the light thereof. full of the seven last plagues, and talk. 24 And the nations of them which are ed with me, saying, Comc hither, I will saved, shall walk in the light of it: and shew thee the Bride, the Lamb's wife. the kings of the earth do bring their
10 And he carried me away in the glory and honour into it. spirit to a great and high mountain, and 25 And the gates of it shall not be shewed me that great city, the holy Jeru- shut at all by day: for there shall be no salem, descending out of heaven from night there. God,
26 And they shall bring the glory and 11 Having the glory of God: and her honour of the nations into it. light was like unto a stone most precious ;. 27 And there shall in no wise enter into even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal, it any thing that defileth, neither what.
12 And had a wall great and high, soever worketh abomination, or maketh and had twelve gates, and at the gates a lie: but they which are written in the twelve Angels, and names written there. Lamb's book life. on, which are the names of the twelve
CHAP. XXII. tribes of the children of Israel.
The river of the water of life. 13 on the east three gates, join the AND be showed me a pure niver of
, three gates, and on the west three gates. ceeding out of the throne of God, and 14 And the wall of the city had twelve of the Lamb. foundations, and in them the names of 2 In the midst of the street of it, and the twelve Apostles of the Lamb. of either side of the river, was there the
15 And he that talked with me, had a tree of life, which bare twelve manner golden reed to measure the city, and the of fruits, and yielded her fruit every gates thereof, and the wall thereof. month : and the leaves of the tree were 16 And the city lieth four square, and for the healing of the nations. the length is as large as the breadth : 3 And there shall be no more curse, and he measured the city with the reed, but the throne of God, and of the Lamb twelve thousand furlongs: the length, and shall be in it, and his servants shall the breadth, and the height of it are equal. serve him.
17 And he measured the wall thereof, 4 And they shall see his face, and his a hundred, and forty, and four cubits, name shall be in their forehead. according to the measure of a man, that 5 And there shall be no night there, is, of the Angel.
and they need no candle, neither light 18 And the building of the wall of it of the sun, for the Lord God giveth was of jasper, and the city was pure them light, and they shall reign for ever gold, like unto clear glass. 19 And the foundations of the wall of 6 And he said unto me, These sayings the city were garnished with all man are faithful and true. And the Lord ner of precious stones. The first foun. God of the holy Prophets sent his Angel dation was jasper, the second sapphire, to shew unto his servants the things the third a chalcedony, the fourth an which must shortly be done. emerald.
7 Behold, I come quickly : blessed is 20 The fifth sardonyx, the sixth sar- he that keepeth the sayings of the prodius, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth phecy of this book. beryl, the ninth a
topaz, the tenth a 8 And I John saw these things, and chrysoprasus, the eleventh a jacinth, heard them. And when I had heard the twelfth an amethyst.
and seen, I fell down, to worship before 21 And the twelve gates were twelve the feet of the Angel, which shewed me pearls, every several gate was of one these things. pearl, and the street of the city was 9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do pure gold, as it were transparent glass. I it not; for I am thy fellow servant, and
The water of life
is offered freely. of thy brethren the Prophets, and of testify unto you these things in ue them which keep the sayings of this Churches. I am the root and the off book : worship God.
spring of David, and the bright and 10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the morning star. sayings of the prophecy of this book : for 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, the time is at hand.
Come. And let him that heareth, say, 11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust Come. And let him that is athitst
, still : and he which is filthy, let him become. And whosoever will, let him filthy still: and he that is righteous, let take the water of life freely. him be righteous still: and he that is 18 For I testify unto every man that holy, let him be holy still.
heareth the words of the prophecy of 12 And behold, I come quickly, and this book, If any man shall add unte my reward is with me, to give every these things, God shall add unto him the man according as his work shall be. plagues, that are written in this book.
13 I am Alpha and Omega, the begin. 19 And if any man shall take away ning and the end, the first and the last. from the words of the book of this pro
14 Blessed are they that do his com- phecy, God shall take away his part mandments, that they may have right out of the book of life, and out of the to the tree of life, and may enter in holy city, and from the things which are through the gates into the city.
written in this book. 15 For without are dogs, and sorcer. 20 He which testifieth these things, ers, and whoremongers, and murderers, saith, Surely, I come quickly. Amen. and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and Even so, Come Lord Jesus. maketh a lie.
21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ 16 ( Jesus have sent mine Angel, to be with you all. Amen.