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CHAP. XVII. XVIII. Interpretation of the seven heads, fc. that the way of the kings of the east | ing a golden cup in her hand Pfull of abomight be prepared.

minations and filthiness of her fornication : 13 And I saw three unclean-spirits like 5 And upon her forehead was a name frogs come out of the mouth of "the dra- written, 'MYSTERY, BABYLON'THE 42Thes. 2.7. gon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and GREAT, 'THE MOTHER OF || HAR

10S out of the mouth of the false prophet. LOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF 19. & 18.2,

14 " For they are the spirits of devils, THE EARTH. Danistis: working miracles, which go forth unto 6 And I saw t the woman drunken with 19.2: 02 Thes. 2.9. the kings of the earth Pand of the whole the blood of the saints, and with the blood cations.

19:30? 14. world, to gather them to "the battle of of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw p Luke 2. 1. that great day of God Almighty. her, I wondered with great admiration.

157 'Behold, I come as a thief. Bless- 1 And the angel said unto me, Where- 1o. & 12.11.

ed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his fore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee
1 Thes. garments, "lest he walk naked, and they the mystery of the woman, and of the
3. 3. see his shame.

beast that carrieth her, which hath the
16 And he gathered them together seven heads and ten horns.
into a place called in the Hebrew tongue 8 The beast that thou sawest was, and

is not; and "shall ascend out of the bot- & 13.1.
17 And the seventh angel poured out tomless pit, and 'go into perdition : and 2ch. 13. 10.
his vial into the air; and there came a they that dwell on the earth “shall won- a ch. 13. 3.

great voice out of the temple of heaven, der, "whose names were not written in bch. 13. 8. u ch. 21.6. from the throne, saying, "It is done. the book of life from the foundation of

18 And there were voices, and thun the world, when they behold the beast y ch. 11. 13. ders, and lightnings; "and there was a that was, and is not, and yet is.

great earthquake, - such as was not since 9 And here is the mind which hath - ch. 13. 18. men were upon the earth, so mighty an wisdom. * The seven heads are seven Earthquake, and so great.

mountains, on which the woman sitteth. 19 And “the great city was divided 10 And there are seven kings: five into three parts, and the cities of the na- are fallen, and one is, and the other is

tions fell: and great Babylon came in not yet come; and when he cometh, he c Isai, 51.17, remembrance before God, to give unto must continue a short space.

el. her the cup of the wine of the fierceness 11 And the beast that was, and is not,
of his wrath.

even he is the eighth, and is of the seven,
20 And 'every island fled away, and and goeth into perdition.
the mountains were not found.

12 And the ten horns which thou ! Dan. 7. 20 21 And there fell upon men a great sawest are ten kings, which have received 19, 21 ch.

hail out of heaven, every stone about the no kingdom as yet; but receive power fver.%", weight of a talent: and men blasphemed as kings one hour with the beast. See ExodGod because of the plague of the hail ; 13 These have one mind, and shall give for the plague thereof was exceeding great. their power and strength unto the beast. CHAP. XVII.

14 '* These shall make war with the 19.19. 3, 4 A woman arrayed in purple and scarlet, Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome with a golden cup in her hand, sitteth upon them: "for he is Lord of lords, and - Deut: .no the beast, 5 which is great Babylon, the King of kings : ' and they that are with a ch. 19. pretation of the seven heails, 12 and the him are called, and chosen, and faithful. Ver. 50.44. ten horns. 8 The punishment of the whore.

15 And he saith unto me, The waters 5. ch. 14. 14 The victory of the Lamb.

which thou sawest, where the whore sit- k Isai. 8. 7. A Napgehevenichnen

*one of the seven teth, 'are peoples, and multitudes, and 1 ch.13.7. angels which had the seven vials, nations, and tongues. and talked with me, saying unto me, Come 16 And the ten horns which thou saw- 16: 12. 16, 1%, hither; "I will shew unto thee the judg- est upon the beast, these shall hate the 3 Free

ment of the great whore that sitteth whore, and shall make her desolate "and 18' 16. upon many waters :

naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn ch. 18. 8. 2 ° With whom the kings of the earth her with fire.

have committed fornication, and 'the in- 17 "For God hath put in their hearts p? Thes. 2 Jer. 57 habitants of the earth have been made to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give

drunk with the wine of her fornication. their kingdom unto the beast, 9 until the

3 So he carried me away in the spirit words of God shall be fulfilled.
ch. 12. 3. Binto the wilderness: and I saw a woman 18 And the woman which thou sawest

sit "upon a scarlet coloured beast, full 'is that great city, which reigneth over Sch. 12. +

of names of blasphemy, having seven the kings of the earth.
m ch. 18. 12, heads and ten horns.

4 And the woman" was arrayed in pur- 2 Babylon is fallen. 4 The people of God
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gold and precious stones and pearls, hav- kings of the earth, 11 with the merchants

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REVELATION. Merchants, &c. lanent make and mariners, lament over her. 20 The after are departed from thee, and all saints rejoice for the judgments of God things which were dainty and goodly are

departed from thee, and thou shalt find A Naeafter these delines frosaw anather than nomere at hun

15 The merchants of these things, b Ezek. 43.2. having great power; "and the earth was which were made rich by her, shall stand lightened with his glory.

afar off for the fear of her torment, weep 2 And he cried mightily with a strong ing and wailing, kl. 13. 19. voice, saying, “ Babylon the great is fallen, 16 And saying, Alas, alas that great

is fallen, and dis become the habitation city, that was clothed in fine linen, and Ist.13.21

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17' For in one hour so great riches is 5 For all nations have drunk of the come to nought. And every shipmaster, X.

wine of the wrath of her fornication, and and all the company in ships, and sailors, reh. 14.8. & the kings of the earth have committed and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,

fornication with her, and the merchants 18"And cried when they saw the smoke 101. 47. 15. of the earth are waxed rich through the of her burning, saying, 'What city is like i3+ 10t, power. || abundance of her delicacies.

unto this great city! 4 And I heard another voice from hea- 19 And they cast dust on their heads, . b 1991.98.20. ven, saying, "Come out of her, my people, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Jer 50. 8. & that ye be not partakers of her sins, and Alas, alas that great city, wherein were 2 Cor.6. 17. that ye receive not of her plagues. made rich all that had ships in the sea

5 For her sins have reached unto by reason of her costliness! 'for in one le Jonah 1. 2. heaven, and God hath remembered her hour is she made desolate. iniquities.

20 " Rejoice over her, thou hearen, in 6 'Reward her even as she rewarded and ye holy apostles and prophets; for Jerse 20. *** you, and double unto her double accord- "God hath avenged you on her. ch.13. ing to her works: "in the cup which she 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone 32 hath filled "fill to her double.

like a great milstone, and cast it into the 7 °How much she hath glorified her- sea, saying, ° Thus with violence shall that 2. Ezek. 28. self, and lived deliciously, so much tor- great city Babylon be thrown down, and

ment and sorrow give her: for she saith shall be found no more at all. login: 7 in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no

29 . And the voice of harpers, and le widow, and shall see no sorrow. musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters,

8 Therefore shall her plagues come' in shall be heard no more at all in thee; 3

one day, death, and mourning, and fa- and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft r ch. 17. 16. mine; and 'she shall be utterly burned he be, shall be found any more in thee; 1.50,734 with fire: 'for strong is the Lord God and the sound of a milstone shall be who judgeth her.

heard no more at all in thee; 9 And the kings of the earth, who 23 "And the light of a candle shall ' '***** 17.2. ver.3. have committed fornication and lived shine no more at all in thee; 'and the

deliciously with her, shall bewail her, voice of the bridegroom and of the bride # 6 3
and lament for her, * when they shall see shall be heard no more at all in thee:
the smoke of her burning,

for thy merchants were the great men 10 Standing afar off for the fear of her of the earth; "for by thy sorceries were ch". 9. torment, saying, 'Alas, alas that great all nations deceived. z ver. 17, 19. city Babylon, that mighty city! 'for in 24 And *in her was found the blood 102 13.6

one hour is thy judgment come. of prophets, and of saints, and of all that
11 And the merchants of the earth were slain

upon the earth.
shall weep and mourn over her; for no

man buyeth their merchandise any more:
12 b'The merchandise of gold, and sil-

1 God is praised in heaven for judging the

great whore, and wenging the blood of his ver, and precious stones, and of pearls, saints. 7 The marriage of the Lamb. 10

and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and The angel will not be worshipped. 17 The ! Or, sweet. scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all

fowls called to the great slaughter. manner vessels of ivory, and all manner ND after these things "I heard a great cà. 11. ! brass, and iron, and marble,

ing, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and 4 13 And cinnamon, and odours, and honour, and power, unto the Lordour God: &*. ointments, and frankincense, and wine, 2 For true and righteous are his and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and ments: for he hath judged the great

beasts, and sheep, and horses, and cha- whore, which did corrupt the earth with 10r, bodies. Crear riots, and || slaves, and souls of men.

her fornication, and a hath avenged the Dead 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted | blood of his servants at her hand.

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The first resurrection. 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And of them that sit on them, and the flesh of her smoke rose up for ever and ever. all

теп, both free and bond, both small 4 And the four and twenty elders and and great. ch. 14. 11. & the four beasts fell down and worshipped 19 'And I saw the beast, and the kings 2017. 18. 19

. feb 4 4,6, God that sat on the throne, saying, of the earth, and their armies, gathered 10. & 5. 4.' Amen; Alleluia.

together to make war against him that sat 5 And a voice came out of the throne, on the horse, and against his army.

saying, " Praise our God, all ye his servants, 20 'And the beast was taken, and with ch. 16. 13, b. Pas 134 1. and ye that fear him,'both small and great. him the false prophet that wrought mira

6 " And I heard as it were the voice of cles before him, with which he deceived

a great multitude, and as the voice of them that had received the mark of the 2. ch." many waters, and as the voice of mighty beast, and them that worshipped his sch. 13. 12, thunderings, saying, Alleluia : for Ithe image. These both were cast alive into ach:20.10

. 17. 12,102 Lord God onnipotent reigneth. a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

See Dan. 7. 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give 21 And the remnant * were slain with uch: 14.10. - Matt. 22. honour to him: for the marriage of the the sword of him that sat upon the horse,

Cor. 11.3. Lamb is come, and his wife hath made which sword proceeded out of his mouth: ch. 21. 2, 3 herself ready.

and all the fowls ? were filled with their y ver, S. 8 And "to her was granted that she Aesh. io. ch. 3. 18. should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and

CHAP. XX. 1 Or, bright ll white: 'for the fine linen is the righte

2 Satan bound for a thousand years. 6 The ousness of saints.

first resurrection: they blessed that have 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Bless

part therein. 7 Satan let loose again. 8 ed are they which are called unto the Gog and Magog. 10 The devil cast into marriage supper of the Lamb. And he the

lake of fire and brimstone. 12 The last cb. 21.5. saith unto me, "These are the true say- and general resurrection.

ings of God.

10 And 'I fell at his feet to worship heaven, having the key of the ch.1, 18. s Acts 10.25. him. And he said unto me, 'See thou do it bottomless pit and a great chain in his

not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy hand. ! 1 John s. brethren that have the testimony of Je- 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, 5 ch.p.2.9.

sus: worship God: for the testimony of that old serpent, which is the Devil, and 4. Jude 6. Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Satan, and bound him a thousand years, And I saw heaven opened, and 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, behold 'a white horse; and he that sat and shut him up, and a set a seal

upon y ch. 3. 14. upon him was called 'Faithful and True, him, that he should deceive the nations z Isai. 11.g. and 'in righteousness he doth judge and no more, till the thousand years should make war.

be fulfilled: and after that he must be 12 "His eyes were as a flame of fire, loosed a little season.

band on his head were many crowns; 4 And I saw fthrones, and they sat
och. 2. 17. Cand he had a name written, that no man upon them, and judgment was given un- 19. 8. Luke
knew, but he himself.

to them: and I saw I the souls of them
13 a And he was clothed with a vesture that were beheaded for the witness of Je- 3.

dipped in blood: and his name is called sus, and for the word of God, and which i cb. 13. 12. e Jolan 1. 1. The Word of God.

had not worshipped the beast, * neither k sb. 13. 15, 14 'And the armies which were in hea his image, neither had received his mark

ven followed him upon white horses, upon their foreheads, or in their hands;
Matt. 28. bclothed in fine linen, white and clean., and they lived and reigned with Christ. Rom.8.17

15 And hout of his mouth goeth a a thousand years.
thess.2.8: sharp sword, that with it he should smite

5 But the rest of the dead lived not
the nations: and he shall rule them with again until the thousand years were
a rod of iron: and he treadeth the wine- finished. This is the first resurrection.

press of the fierceness and wrath of Al- 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part de Isai. 63. 3. mighty God.

in the first resurrection : on such "the 21.8. 16 And he hath on his vesture and on second death hath no power, but they n Bat... his thigh a name written, "KING OF shall be "priests of God and of Christ, 1 Pet. 2: eh. 17. 14 KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. °and shall reign with him a thousand years. 10.

17 And I saw an angel standing in the 7 And when the thousand years are o ver. 4. sun; and he cried with a loud voice, say- expired, 'Satan shall be loosed out of his p ver. 2

ing "to all the fowls that fly in the midst prison, :- Frek. 39. of heaven, °Come and gather yourselves 8 And shall go out 'to deceive the na- 9 ver, 3 10.

together unto the supper of the great God; tions which are in the four quarters of

18 PThat ye may eat the flesh of kings, the earth, 'Gog and Magog, 'to gather 1.239.1. and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of them together to battle: the number of . ch. 16 14. mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and whom is as the sand of the sea.

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PATRIARCHS, or, Fathers of Fami- divided into twenty four ranks, cach rask

lies, such as Abraham, Isaac, and serving weekly in the temple. Jacob, and his sons.

Levites, of the tribe of Levi, but not Judges, Temporary Supreme Govern- of Aaron's family; of these were three ors, immediately appointed by God over orders, Gershonites

, Kohathites

, Merathe children of Israel.

rites, several sons of Levi. Kings, and they either of the whole Nethinims, Inferior servants to the nation, or after the falling off of the ten Priests and Levites (not of their tribe) tribes, of Judah or Israel.

to draw water, and cleave wood, fc. Elders, Senators of the LXX, or San- Prophets, anciently called Seers

, who hedrin.

foretold future events, and denouneed Officers, Provosts, Sheriffs, or Execu- God's judgments. tioners.

Children of the Prophets, their disciples Judges, Inferior Rulers, such as deter- or scholars. mine controversies in particular cities. Wisemen, called so in imitation of the Israelites, Hebrews, descendants from eastern Magi, or Gentile Philosophers

. Jacob.

Scribes, Writers and expounders of the An Hebrew of Hebrews, an Israelite law. by original extraction.

Disputers, that raised and determined A Proselyte of the Covenant, who was questions out of the law. circumcised, and submitted to the whole

Rabbies or Doctors, Teachers of Israel. Law.

Libertines, Freed men

* Rome, who, A Proselyte of the Gate, or Stranger being Jews or Proselytes, had a Syna. who worshipped one God, but remained gogue or Oratory for themselves, uncircumcised.

Gaulonites, of Galileans, who pre

tended it unlawful to obey an heathen Officers under the Assyrian or Persian

magistrate. Monarchs.

Herodians, who shaped their religion to Tirshatha, or Governor appointed by the times, and particularly flattered Herod. the kings of Assyria or Persia.

Epicureans, who placed all happiness Heads of the Captivity, the Chief of in pleasure. each tribe or family, who exercised a

Stoicks, who denied the liberty of the precarious Government during the cap- Will, and pretended all events were detivity.

termined by fatal necessity.

Simon Magus, Author of the heresy of Under the Grecian Monarchs.

the Gnosticks, who taught that men, Superior Officers.

howevervicious their practice was, should Maccabees, the Successors of Judas be saved by their knowledge. Maccabeus, high priests, who presided Nicolaitans, the disciples of Nicolas

, with kingly power.

one of the first seven Deacons, wbo

taught the community of wives. Under the Roman Emperors.

Nazarites, who under a vow abstained Presidents, or Governors, sent from from wine, fc. Rome with imperial power.

Nazarens, Jews professing Christianity

. Tetrarchs, who had kingly power in Zclots, Sicari, or Murderers, who, unfour Provinces.

der pretence of the law, thought themProconsuls, or Deputies of Provinces. selves authorized to commit any outrage.

Pharisees, Separatists, who, upon the Inferior Officers.

opinion of their own godliness

, despised Publicans, or Taxgatherers.

all others. Centurions, Captains of an hundred Sadducees, who denied the resurrec

tion of the dead, angels, and spirits.

Samaritans, Mongrel professors, partly Ecclesiastical Officers, or Sects of Men.

Heathen, and partly Jews, the offspring High Priests, who only might enter of the Assyrians sent to Samaria. the Holy of Holies.

Apostles, Missionaries, or persons sent; Second Priests, or Sagan, who supplied they who were sent by our Saviour from the high priest's Office, in case he were their number were called The Twelve. disabled.

Bishops, Successors of the Apostles in High Priests for the War, set apart for the government of the church. the occasion of an expedition.

Deacons, Officers chosen by the Apose Priests, Levites of the sons of Aaron, tles to take care of the poor.

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