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The last and general resurrection.
The heavenly Jerusalem into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the length is as large as the breadth and he meabeast 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 heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.
17 And he measured the wall thereof, a hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the 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 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 written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. CHAP. XXI.
New Jerusalem described.
AND I saw a new heaven and a new haren for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.
20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. 21 And the twelve gates were twelve pearls, every several gate was of one pearl; and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.
God Almighty no temple therein; for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. 23 And the city had no need of the sun, nei2 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.
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.
24 And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it. 25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there. 26 And they shall bring the glory and honour
4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their 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 more pain: for the former things are passed thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh 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,
6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha AND he shewed me a pure river of water of and Omega, the beginning and the end. 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.
7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things;
9 And there came unto me one of the seven angels, which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.
2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. 3 And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him: 4 And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads.
5 And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.
10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a 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 heaven from God, prophets sent his angel to shew unto his servants the things which must shortly be done.
11 Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper-stone, clear as crystal;
12 And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel. 13 On the east, three gates; on the north, three gates; on the south, three gates; and on the west, three gates.
7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.
8 And I John saw these things, and heard them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which shewed me these things.
9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not: 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 saydations, 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:
Nothing may be added to the word,
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 as his work shall be.
13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.
14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. 15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.
16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning-star.
17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come.
18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:
19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and · out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly: Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.
21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with