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The last and general resurrection. REVELATION.

The heavenly Jerusalem into the iake of fire and brimstone, where the length is as large as the breadth: and he mèa. beast and the false prophet are, and shall be sured the city with the reed, twelve thousand tormented day and night for ever and ever. furlongs. The length and the breadth and the

11 And I saw a great white throne, and him height of it are equal. that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the 17 And he measured the wall thereof, a hunbeaven fled away; and there was found no place dred and forty and four cubits, according to the for them.

measure of a man, that is, of the angel. 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand 18 And the building of the wall of it was of before God; and the books were opened : and jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto another book was opened, which is the book of clear glass. life: and the dead were judged out of those 19 And the foundations of the wall of the city things which were written in the books, accord- were garnished with all manner of precious ing to their works.

stones. The first foundation was jasper ; the 13 And the sea gave up the dead which were second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead fourth, an emerald ; which were in them: and they were judged every 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the man according to their works.

seventh, chrysolite ; the eighth, beryl ; the 14 And death and hell were cast into the lake ninth, a lopaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the of fire. This is the second death.

eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. 15 And whosoever was not found written in 21 And the twelve gates were iwelve pearls, the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. every several gate was of one pearl; and the CHAP. XXI.

street of the city was pure gold, as it were transNew Jerusalem described.

parent glass. A for the first heaven and the first

reale were God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. passed away; and there was no more sea. 23 And the city had no need of the sun, nei

2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusa- ther of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory lem, coming down from God out of heaven, pre- of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light pared as a bride adorned for her husband. thereof.

3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven, say- 24 And the nations of them which are saved ing, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of and he will dwell with them, and they shall be the earth do bring their glory and honour into it. his people, and God himself shall be with them, 25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all and be their God.

by day: for there shall be no night there. 4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their 26 And they shall bring the glory and honour eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither of the nations into it. sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any 27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any inore pain: for the former things are passed thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh away.

abomination, or maketh a lie; but they which 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, are written in the Lamb's book of life. I make all things new. And he said unto me,

CHAP. XXII. Write: for these words are true and faithful.

The river and tree of life. and Omega, the the I will life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of throne of God and of the Lamb. the water of life freely.

2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either 7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things; side of the river, was there the tree of life, and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded

8 But the ul, and unbelieving, and the abo- her fruit every month: and the leaves of the uninable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and tree were for the healing of the nations. sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have 3 And there shall be no more curse: but the their part in the lake which burneth with fire throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and brimstone: which is the second death. and his servants shall serve him:

9 And there came unto me one of the seven 4 And they shall see his face; and his name angels, which had the seven vials full of the shall be in their foreheads. seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, 5 And there shall be no night there; and they Come bither, I will shew thee the bride, the need no candle, neither light of the sun; for Lamb's wife.

the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall 10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a reign for ever and ever. great and high mountain, and shewed me that 6 And he said unto me, These sayings are faithgreat city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of ful and true. And the Lord God of the holy bcaven from God,

prophets sent his angel to shew unto his servants 11 Having the glory of God: and her light was the things which must shortly be done. like unto a stone most precious, even like a jas- 7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that per-sione, clear as crystal ;

keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this 12 And had a wall great and high, and had book. twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, 8 And I John saw these things, and heard them. and names written thereon, which are the names And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel.

worship before the feet of the angel which 13 On the east, three gates; on the north, three shewed me these things. gates; on the south, three gates; and on the 9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not: west, three gates.

for I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren 14 And the wall of the city had twelve foun- the prophets, and of them which keep the saydatlons, and in them the names of the twelve ings of this book: worship God. apostles of the Lamb.

10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings 15 And he that talked with me, had a golden of the prophecy of this book : for the time is reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, at hand. and the wall thereof.

11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: 16 And the city lieth foursquare, and theland he which is filthy, let him be filthy still:


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Nothing mag, be added to the word, CHAP. XXII.

or taken therefrom and he that is righteous, let him be righteous And let him that heareth say, Come. And let still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still. him that is athirst come. And whosoever will,

12 And behold, I come quickly; and my re- let him take the water of life freely. ward is with me, to give every man according 18 For I testify unto every man that beareth as his work shall be.

the words of the prophecy of this book, If any 13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and man shall add unto these things, God shall add the end, the first and the last.

unto him the plagues that are written in this 14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, book : that they may have right to the tree of life, and 19 And if any man shall take away from the may enter in through the gates into the city. words of the book of this prophecy, God shalk. •

15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and take away his part out of the book of life, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, out of the holy city, and from the things which and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

are written in this book. 16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto 20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely you these things in the churches. I am the root I come quickly: Amen. Even so, come, Lord and the offspring of David, and the bright and Jesus. morning-star.

21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. you all. Amen.



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