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The water and tree of life. Chap. xxii. The angel will not be worshipped.

21 And the twelve gates were twelve 7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: he that keepeth the sayings of the proand the street of the city was pure gold, phecy of this book. as it were transparent glass.

8 And I John saw these things, and 22 And I saw no temple therein : for heard them. And when I had heard and the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb leen, I fell down to worship before the are the temple of it.

fect of the angel which thewed me there 23 | And the city had no need of the things. sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it : 99 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it for the glory of God did lighten it, and not: for I am thy fellowservant, and of the Lamb is the light thereof.

thy brethren the prophets, and of them 24 | And the nations of them which which keep the sayings of this book : are saved shall walk in the light of it: and worship God. the kings of the earth do bring their glory 10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the and honour into it.

sayings of the prophecy of this book : 25 And the gates of it shall not be for the time is at hand. shut at all by day: for there hall be no 11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust night there.

fill : and he which is filthy, let him be 26 And they shall bring the glory and filthy still: and he that is righteous, let honour of the nations into it.

him be righteous still : and he that is 27 And there shall in no wise enter holy, let him be holy still. into it any thing that defileth, neither 12 And, behold, I come quickly; and whatsoever worketh abomination, or my reward is with me, to give every maketh a lie: but they which are written man according as his work Mall be. in the Lamb's book of life.

13 I am Alpha and Omega, the begin. CHAP. XXII.

ning and the end, the first and the last.

14 Blessed are they that do his comI The river of the water of life, 2. The mandments, that they may have right to

tree of life. 5 The light of the city of the tree of life, and may enter in through God is himself. 9 The angel will not be the gates into the city. worshipped. 18 Nothing may be added

15 For without are dogs, and sorcerto the word of God, nor diminished there

ers, and whoremongers, and murderers, from.

and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and A Nater of live, clear as crystal, proND he newed me a pure river of maketh a lie.

16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to tes. ceeding out of the throne of God and of tify unto you these things in the churches. the Lamb.

I am the root and the offspring of David, 2 Ş In the midst of the street of it, and and the bright and morning star. on either side of the river, was there the 14 And the Spirit and the bride say, tree of life, which bare twelve manner of Come. And let him that heareth say, fruits, and yielded her fruit every month : Come. And let him

that is athirst come. and the leaves of the tree were for the And whosoever will, let him take the healing of the nations.

water of life freely. 3 And there shall be no more curse : 18 1 For I testify unto every man that but the throne of God and of the Lamb heareth the words of the prophecy of Mall be in it; and his servants shall serve this book, If any man shall add unto these him :

things, God fall add unto him the 4 And they shall see his face; and his plagues that are written in this book: name shall be in their foreheads.

19 And if any man fall take away 51 And there shall be no night there ; from the words of the book of this proand they need no candle, neither light phecy, God shall take away his part out of the fun; for the Lord God giveth of the book of life, and out of the foly them light : and they shall reign for ever city, and from the things which are

written in this book. 6 And he said unto me, These sayings 20 He which testifieth these things are faithful and true: and the Lord God faith, Surely I come quickly ; Amen. of the holy prophets sent his angel to Even so, come, Lord Jesus. shew unto his servants the things which 21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Chrift must shortly be done.

be with you all. Amen.

and ever.



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PATRIARCUS or Failers of familica of Lezites, of the tribe of Lezi, but not

and his sons.

orders, Gersonites, Kohathites, MeraJudges, Temporary Supreme Gover- rites, several sons of Levi. nors, immediately appointed by God Nethinims, inferior servants to the over the children of Israel.

Priells and Levites (not of their tribe) Kings, and they either of the whole to draw water, and cleave wood, JC. nation, or after the falling off of the ten Prophets, anciently called Seers, who tribes, of Judah and Ifrael.

foretold future events, and denounced Elders, Senators, the LXX, or Sanhe-God's judgments. drin,

Children of the firophets, their disciples Officers, Provosts, Sheriffs, or Execu- or scholars. tioners,

Wilemen, called so in imitation of the Judges, Inferior Rulers, such as deter- eastern Magi, or Gentile Philofopliers. mined controversies in particular cities. Scribes, Writers and expounders of

Ifraelites, Hebrews, descendants from the law. Facob.

Disputers, that raised and determined An Hebrew of Hebrews, an Israelite by questions out of the law. original extraction.

Rabbies or Doors, Teachers of Israel. A Profelyte of the Covenant, who was Libertines, Freed men of Rome, who, circumcised, and submitted to the whole being Jews or Profelytes, had a fynaLaw,

gogne or oratory for themfelves. A Profe?ite of the Geti, or Stranger! Gor!;'es, or Galilears, who pretended who ivoi siipped one God, bui remained it unlawti:l to obey au heuthen magistrate. uncircumcised.

Herodians, whi hasil their religion Officers under the Asyrian or Persian to the times, and p21:cularly Mattered 110rchis.

Heron. Tirhain, or Guvernor appointed by

Epirit:115, who placed all happiness the kings of 1/7yrir or Pir!ır.

in pleaine's Heails of the Captivity, The Chief of

Stoicks, who denied the liberty of the each tribe or famil:, who excrcised a Will, and pretended all events were deprecarious Government during the cap

termined by fatal neceility: tivity.

Simon Ningus, author of the heresy of
Under the Grecian Alonarchs. the Gnosticks, who taught that men,
Superior Diors.

however vicious tieir practice was, Niaccabees, the Successors of Judas Thould be faved by their knowledge. Luccalers, high priests, who presided: 1 coluituns, the difciples of Nicolas, one with kingly power.

of the firti leven deacous, who taught Cridir the Roman Emperors.

the cornmunity of wires. Prejfelents, or Governors, iint from Vazarites, who under a vow abstainRnine with imperial power.

ed from wine, eco I'... archs, who had kingly power in! Narens, Jews profesing Christianity. four provinces.

Zelois, Sicarii, or Murderers, who, unPreconsuls, or deputies of Provinces.

der pretence of the law, thought them.

selves authorised to commit any outrage. Inferior Officers. Publicans, or Taxgatherers.

1 Plarifies, Separatists, who upon the Centurions, Captains of an hundred opinion of their own godlineis defpiled

all others.

Saiducies, who denied the resurrection Ecclefiaflical Officers, or Seas of Men. Tof the dead, angels, and spirits.

High Priests, who only might enter the Samaritans, mongrel profeflors, partly Foly of Iłosies.

Ileathen, and partly Jew's, the offspring Serond Priests, or Sagan, who supplied of the dljrians sent to Samaria. the high prielt's Office in case he were ipofiles, Millionaries, or persons sent; disabled.

they who were sent by our Saviour, from High Priests for the cuar, fet apart for their number were called The Tauelve. the occasion of an expedition.

Bishops, Successors of the Apostles in Prielis, Levites of the sons of Aaron, the government of the church. divided into twenty four ranks, each Deacons, Officers chosen by the Apostles rank serving weekly in the temple. to take care of the poor.

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