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REVELATION. The number of the sealed. 2 And I saw, and behold, a white horse : him that sittcth on the throne, and from and be that sat on him had a bow; and a the wrath of the Lamb: crown was given unto him: and he went 17 For the great day of his wrath is forth conquering, and to conquer. come; and who shall be able to stand? 3 And when he had opened the second

CHAP. VII.

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gels standing on the four corners 4 And there went out another horse that the earth, holding the four winds of the was red : and power was given to him that earth, that the wind should not blow on the

sat thereon to take peace from the earth, earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree. and that they should kill one another: and 2 And I saw another angel ascending there was given unto him a great sword. from the east, having the seal of the living

5 And when he had opened the third God: and he cried with a loud voice to seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and the four angels, to whom it was given to

And I beheld, and lo, a black horse; hurt the earth and the sea, and he that sat on him had a pair of ba 3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the lances in his hand.

sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the 6 And I heard a voice in the midst of the servants of our God in their foreheads. four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a 4 And I heard the number of them which penny, and three measures of barley for a were sealed : and there were sealed a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and hundred and forty and four thousand of all the wine.

the tribes of the children of Israel. 7 And when he had opened the fourth 5 Of the tribe of Juda were sealed twelve seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben were say, Come and see.

sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of 8 And I looked, and behold, a pale Gad were sealed twelve thousand. horse : and his name that sat on him was 6 Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve Death, and hell followed with him. And thousand. Of the tribe of Nephthalim were power was given unto them over the fourth sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of part of the earth, to kill with sword, and Manasses were sealed twelve thousand. with hunger, and with death, and with the 7 Of the tribe of Simeon were sealed beasts of the earth.

twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Levi 9 And when he had opened the fifth were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe seal, I saw under the altar ihe souls of them of Issachar were sealed twelve thousand. that were slain for the word of God, and 8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed for the testimony which they held: twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph

10 And they cried with a loud voice, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, of Benjamin were sealed twelve thousand. dost thou not julge and avenge our blood 9 After this I beheld, and lo, a great mulon them that dwell on the earth? titude, which no man could number, of all

11 And white robes were given unto nations, and kindreds, and people, and every one of them; and it was said unto tongues, stood before the throne, and bethem, that they should rest yet for a little fore the Lamb, clothed with white robes, season, until their fellow-servants also and and palms in their hands ; their brethren, that should be killed as 10 And cried with a loud voice, saying, they were, should be fulfilled.

Salvation to our God which sitteth upon 12 And I beheld when be had opened the the throne, and unto the Lamb. sixth seal, and lo, there was a great earth 11 And all the angels stood round about quake; and the sun became black as sack- the throne, and about the elders and the clothofhair, and the moon became as blood : four beasts, and fell before ibe throne on

13 And the stars of heaven fell unto the their faces, and worshipped God, earth, even as a fig-treecasteth heruntimely 12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind. and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and ho

14 And the heaven departed as a scroll nour, and power, and might, be unto our when it is rolled together; and every God for ever and ever.

Amen. mountain and island were moved out of 13 Andone of the elders answered, saying their places.

unto me, What are these which are arrayed 15 And the kings of the earth, and the in white robes? and whence came they ? great men, and the rich men, and the chief 14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowcaptains, and the mighty men, and every est. And he said to me, These are they bond-man, and every free-man, hid them- which came out of great tribulation, and selves in the dens and in the rocks of the have washed their robes, and made them mountains ;

white in the blood of the Lamb. 16 And said to the mountains and rocks, 15 Therefore are they before the throne Fall on us, and hide us from the face of lof God, and serve him day and night in his

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The seventh seal opened. CHAP. VIII, IX. Great plagues on the earth. temple : and he that sitteth on the throne habiters of the earth, by reason of the shall dwell among them.

other voices of the trumpet of the three 16 They shall hunger no more, neither angels, which are yet to sound ! thirst any more; neither shall the sun light

CHÁP, IX. on them, nor any heat. 17 For the Lamb which is in the midst AND the fifth angel sounded, and I saw

a star fall from heaven unto the earth: of the throne shall feed them, and shall and to him was given the key of the bot. lead them unto living fountains of waters : tomless pit. and God shall wipe away all tears from 2 And he opened the bottomless pit;

and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as CHAP. VIII.

the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun ND when he had opened the seventh and the air were darkened by reason of about the space of half an hour.

3 And there came out of the smoke lo2 And I saw the seven angels which custs upon the earth :' and unto them was stood before God; and to them were given given power, as the scorpions of the earth seven trumpets.

3 And another angel came and stood at 4 And it was commanded them that they the altar, having a golden censer; and should not hurt the grass of the earth, neithere was given unto him much incense, ther any green thing, neither any tree that he should offer it with the prayers of but only those men which have not the seal all saints upon the golden altar which was of God in their foreheads. before the throne.

5 And to them it was given that they 4 And the smoke of the incense, which should not kill them, but that they should came with the prayers of the saints, ascend-be tormented five months: and their tored up before God out of the angel's

hand. ment was, as the torment of a scorpion, 5 And the angel took the censer, and filled when he striketh a man. it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the 6 And in those days shall men seek earth: and there were voices, and thunder-death, and shall not find it; and shall deings, and lightnings, and an earthquake. sire to die, and death shall fee from them. 6 And the seven

angels which had the se 7 And the shapes of the locusts were ventrumpets prepared themselves to sound. like unto horses prepared unto battle; and

7 The first angel sounded, and there on their heads were as it were crowns like followed hail and fire mingled with blood, gold, and their faces were as the faces of and they were cast upon the earth : and men. the third part of trees was burnt up, and 8 And they had hair as the hair of woall green grass was burnt up.

men, and their teeth were as the tecth of 8 And the second angel sounded, and as lions. it were a great mountain burning with fire 9 And they had breast-plates, as it were was cast into the sea : and the third part breast-plates of iron; and the sound of of the sea became blood;

their wings was as the sound of chariots 9 And the third part of the creatures of many horses running to battle. which were in the sea, and had life, died; 10 And they had tails like unto scorand the third part of the ships were de-pions, and there were stings in their tails : stroyed.

and theirpowerwas to hurt men five months. 10 And the third angel sounded, and 11 And they had a king over them, there fell a great star from heaven, burn- which is the angel of the bottomless pit, ing as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the whose name in the Hebrew tongue is third part of the rivers, and upon the Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath fountains of waters;

his name Apollyon. 11 And the name of the star is called 12 One wo is past; and behold, there Wormwood: and the third part of the wa- come two woes more hereafter. ters became wormwood; and many men 13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I died of the waters, because they were heard a voice from the four horns of the made bitter.

golden altar which is before God, 12 And the fourth angel sounded, and 14 Saying to the sixth angel which had the third part of the sun was smitten, and the trumpet, Loose the four angels which the third part of the moon, and the third are bound in the great river Euphrates. part of the stars ; so as the third part of 15 And the four angels were loosed, them was darkened, and the day shone not which were prepared for an hour, and a for a third part of it, and the night like- day, and a morth, and a year, for to slay wise.

the third part of men. 13 And I beheld, and heard an angel 16 And the number of the army of the flying through the midst of heaven, saying horsemen were tre hundred thousand thouwith a loud voice, Wo, wo, wo, to the in- sand : and I heard the number of them.

John commanded to eat the book. REVELATION. The tico witnesses prophesy.

17 And thus I saw the horses in the vi-l 10 And I took the little book out of the sion, and them that sat on them, having angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in breast-plates of fire, and of jacinth, and my mouth sweet as honey: and as soon as brimstone: and the heads of the horses were I had eaten it my belly was bitter. as the heads of lions; and out of their 11 And he said unto me, Thou trust mouths issued fire, and smoke, and brim- prophesy again before many peoples, and stone.

nations, and tongues, and kings. 18 By these three was the third part of

CHAP. XI. men killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, ND there was given me a reed like and by the brimstone, which issued out of unto a rod : and the angel stood, say. their mouths.

ing, Rise, and measure the temple of God, 19 For their power is in their mouth, and and the altar, and them that worship therein. in their tails : for their tails were like unto 2 But the court which is without the serpents, and had heads, and with them temple, leave out, and measure it not; for they do hurt.

it is given unto the Gentiles: and the boly 2o And the rest of the men which were city shall they tread under foot forty and not killed by these plagues yet repented two months. not of the works of their hands, that they 3 And I will give power unto my two should not worship devils, and idols of witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thougold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and sand two hundred and threescore days, of wood : which neither can see, nor hear, clothed in sackcloth. nor walk :

4 These are the two olive-trees, and the 21 Neither repented they of their mur- two candlesticks standing before the God ders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their of the earth. fornication, nor of their thefts.

5 And if any man will hurt them, fire CHAP. X.

proceedeth out of their mouth, and defouran down from heaven, clothed with a them,

he must in this manner be killed. cloud : and a rainbow was upon his head, 6 These have power to shut heaven, and his face was as it were the sun, and that it rain not in the days of their prohis feet as pillars of fire :

phecy: and have power over waters to tum 2 And he had in his hand a little book them to blood, and to smite the earth with open: and he set his right foot upon the all plagues, as often as they will. sea, and his left foot on the earth,

7 And when they shall have finished 3 And cried with a loud voice, as when their testimony, the beast that ascendeth a lion roareth: and when he had cried, out of the bottoniless pit shall make war seven thunders uttered their voices. against them, and shall overcome them,

4 And when the seven thunders had ut- and kill them. tered their voices, I was about to write : 8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the and I heard a voice from heaven saying un-street of the great city, which spiritually is to me, Seal up those things which the se- called Sodom and Egypt, where also our ven thunders uttered, and write them not. Lord was crucified.

5 And the angel which I saw stand upon 9 And they of the people, and kindreds, the sea and upon the earth, listed up his and tongues, and nations, shall see their hand to heaven,

dead bodies three days and a half, and 6 And sware by him that liveth for ever shall not suffer their dead bodies to be pat and ever, who created heaven, and the in graves. things that therein are, and the earth, and io And they that dwell upon the earth the things that therein are, and the sea, shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and the things which are therein, that there and shall send gifts one to another; beshould be time no longer :

cause these two prophets tormented them 7 But in the days of the voice of the se- that dwelt on the earth. venth angel, when he shall begin to sound, 11 And after three days and a half the the mystery of God should be finished, as he Spirit of life from God entered into them, hath declared to his servants the prophets. and they stood upon their feet; and great

8 And the voice which I heard from fear fell upon them which saw them. heaven spake unto me again, and said, 12 And they heard a great voice from Go, and take the little book which is open heaven, saying unto them,

Come up hither. in the band of the angel which standeth And they ascended up to heaven in a upon the sea and upon the earth. cloud ; and their enemies beheld them.

9 And I went unto the angel, and said 13 And the same hour was there a great unto him, Give me the little book. And earthquake, and the tenth part of the city he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up: tell, and in the earthquake were slain of men and.it shall make thy belly bitter, but it seven thousand: and the remnant were afshall be in ihy mouth sweet as honey. frighted,andgavegloryto the Godofbeaven.

in heaven; and behold, a great red dragon I AND I stood upon the sand of the sea, The great red dragon. CHAP. XII, XIII.

The dreadful beast. 14 The second wo is past; and behold, them before our God day and night. the third wo cometh quickly.

11 And they overcame him by the blood 15 And the seventh angel sounded; and of the Lamb, and by the word of their there were great voices in heaven, saying, testimony; and they loved not their lives The kingdoms of this world are become the unto the death. kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; 12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and and he shall reign for ever and ever. ye that dwell in them. Wo to the inhabit

16 And the four and twenty elders, ers of the earth, and of the sea! for the whicle sat before God on their seats, fell devil is come down unto you, having great upon their faces, and worshipped God, wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but

17 Saying, Wegive thee thanks, O Lord a short time. God Almighty, which art, and wast, and 13 And when the dragon saw that he was art to come ; because thou hast taken to cast unto the earth, he persecuted the wothee thy great power, and hast reigned. man which brought forth the man-child.

18 And the nations were angry, and thy 14 And to the woman were given two wrath is come, and the time of the dead, wings of a greateagle, that she might fly into that they should be judged, and that thou the wilderness, into her place, where she is shouldest give reward unto thy servants the nourished for a time, and times, and half prophets, and to the saints, and them that a time, from the face of the serpent. fear thy name, smallandgreat; and should 15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth est destroy them which destroy the earth. water as a flood, after the woman, that he

19 And the temple of God was opened might cause her to be carried away of the in heaven, and there was seen in his tem- flood. ple the ark of his testament: and there 16 And the earth helped the woman; were lightnings, and voices, and thunder- and the earth opened her mouth, and ings, and an earthquake, and great hail. swallowed up the flood which the dragon CHAP. XII.

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ND there appeared a great wonder in 17 And the dragon was wroth with the

heaven; a woman clothed with the woman, and went to make war with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and remnant of her seed, which keep the comupon her head a crown of twelve stars : mandments of God, and have the testimony

2 And she, being with child, cried, tra- of Jesus Christ. vailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.

CHAP. XIII. ,

of having seven heads and ten horns, and having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.

upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his 4 And his tail drew the third part of the heads the name of blasphemy. stars of heaven, and did cast them to the 2 And the beast wbich I saw was like earth: and the dragon stood before the wo- unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet man which was ready to be delivered, forto of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a devour her child as soon as it was born. lion: and the dragon gave him his power,

5 And she brought forth a man-child, and his seat, and great authority. who was to rule all nations with a rod of .3 And I saw one of his heads as it were iron: and her child was caught up unto wounded to death; and his deadly wound God, and to his throne.

was healed and all the world wondered 6 And the woman fled into the wilder- after the beast. ness, where she hath a place, prepared of 4 And they worshipped the dragon which God, that they should feed her there a gave power unto the beast: and they worthousand two hundred and threescore days, shipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto

7 And there was war in heaven: Mi- the beast? who is able tomake warwith him? chael and his angels fought against the dra 5 And there was given unto him a mouth gon; and the dragon fought and his angels, speaking great things and blasphemies;

8 And prevailed not, neither was their and power was given unto him to continue place found any more in heaven. forty and two months.

9 And the great dragon was cast out, 6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy that old serpent, called the Devil, and against God, to blaspheme his name, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: his tabernacle, and them that dwell in he was cast out into the earth, and his heaven. angels were cast out with him.

7 And it was given unto him to make io And I heard a loud voice saying in war with the saints, and to overcome them: heaven, Now is come salvation, and and power was given him over all kiustrength, and the kingdom of our God, and dreds, and tongues, and nations. the power of his Christ: for the accuser of 8 And all that dwell upon the earth our brethren is cast down, which accused /shall worship him, whose names are not

The beast with two horns. REVELATION.

The fall of Babylon. written in the book of life of the Lamb midst of heaven, having the everlasting slain from the foundation of the world. gospel to preach unto them that dwell on

9 If any man have an ear, let him hear. the earth, and to every nation, and kin

10 He that leadeth into captivity shall dred, and tongue, and people, go into captivity: he that killeth with the 7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, sword, must be killed with the sword. Here and give glory to him; for the hour of his is the patience and the faith of the saints. judgment is come: and worship him that

11 And I beheld another beast coming made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and up out of the earth, and he had two horns the fountains of waters. like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. 8 And there followed another angel,

12 And he exerciseth all the power of saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, thatgreat the first beast before him, and causeth the city, because she made all nations drink of earth and them which dwell therein to the wine of the wrath of her fornication. worship the first beast, whose deadly 9*And the third angel followed then, wound was healed.

saying with a loud voice, If any man wor13 And he doeth great wonders, so that ship the beast and his image, and receive he maketh fire come down from heaven on his mark in his forehead, or in his band, the earth in the sight of men,

10 The same shall drink of the wine of 14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the the wrath of God, which is poured out earth by the means of those miracles which without mixture into the cup of his indig. he had power to do in the sight of the beast; nation; and he shall be tormented with fire saying to them that dwell on the earth, and brimstone in the presence of the holy that they should make an image to the angels, and in the presence of the Lamb: beast, which had the wound by a sword, il And the smoke of their torment asand did live.

cendeth up for ever and ever: and they 15 And he had power to give life unto have no rest day nor night, who worship the image of the beast, that the image of the beast and his image, and whosoever the beast should both speak, and cause receiveth the mark of his name. that as many as would not worship the 12 Here is the patience of the saints: image of the beast should be killed. here are they that keep the commandments

18 And he causeth all, both small and of God, and the faith of Jesus. great, rich and poor, free and bond, to re 13 And I heard a voice from heaven, ceive a mark in their right hand, or in their saying unto me, Write, Blessed ore the foreheads;

dead which die in the Lord from hence17 And that no man might buy or sell, forth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may save he that had the mark, or the name of rest from their labours; and their works the beast, or the number of his name. do follow them.

18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath 14 And I looked, and behold, a white understanding count the number of the cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto beast: for it is the number of a man; and his the Son of man, having on his head a golden number is Six hundred threescore and six. crown, and in bis hand a sharp sickle. CHAP. XIV.

15 And another angel came out of the A ,

the mount Sion, and with him a fun- that sat on the cloud, Tbrust in thy sickle, dred forty and four thousand, having his and reap: for the time is come for thee to Father's name written in their foreheads. reap; for the harvest of the earth is ripe.

2 And I heard a voice from heaven, as 16 And he that sat on the cloud thrust the voice of many waters, and as the voice in his sickle on the earth; and the earth of a great thunder: and I heard the voice was reaped. of harpers harping with their barps : 17 And another angel came out of the

3 And they sung as it were a new song be- temple which is in heaven, he also having fore the throne, and before the four beasts, a sharp sickle. and the elders: and no man could learn that 18 And another angel came out from the song but the hundred and fortyand fourthou- altar, which had power over fire; and sand, which were redeemed from the earth. cried with a loud cry to him that had the

4 These are they which were not defiled sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in thy sharp with women; for they are virgins. These sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine are they which follow the Lamb whither- of the earth; for her grapes are fully ripe. soever he goeth. These were redeemed 19 And the angel thrust in bis sickle from among men, being the first-fruits unto into the earth, and gathered the vine of the God and to the Lamb.

earth, and cast it into the great wine-press 5 And in their mouth was found no guile: of the wrath of God. for they are without fault before the throne 20 And the wine-press was trodden of God.

without the city, and blood came out of the 6 And I saw another angel fly in the wine-press, cven unto the horse-bridles

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