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l'ials of the seven angels. CHIAP. XV, XVI, XVII. Christ comes suddenly. by the space of a thousand and six hun 8 And the fourth angel poured out his dred furlongs.

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upon the sun; and power was given, CHAP. XV.

unto him to scorch men with fire. ND I saw another sign in heaven, 9 And men were scorched with great

great and marvellous, seven angels heat, and blasphemed the name of God, having the seven last plagues; for in them which hath power over these plagues: and is filled up the wrath of God.

they repented not to give him glory. 2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass 10 And the fifth angel poured out his mingled with fire: and them that had got-vial upon the seat of the beast; and his ten the victory over the beast, and over his kingdom was full of darkness; and they image, and over his mark, and over the gnawed their tongues for pain, number of his name, stand on the sea of 11 And blasphemed the God of heaven, glass, having the harps of God. because of their pains and their sores, and

3 And they sing the song of Moses the repented not of their deeds. servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, 12 And the sixth angel poured out his vial saying, Great and marvellous are thy upon the great river Euphrates; and the works, Lord God Almighty; just and true water thereof was dried up, that the way of are thy ways, thou King of saints. the kings of the east might be prepared.

4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and 13 And I saw three unclean spirits like glorify thy name? for thou only, art holy: frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, for all nations shall come and worship be- and out of the mouth of the beast, and out fore thee; for thy judgments are made of the mouth of the false prophet. manifest.

14 For they are the spirits of devils, 5 And after that I looked, and behold, working miracles, which go forth unto the the temple of the tabernacle of the testi- kings of the earth, and of the whole world, mony in heaven was opened:

to gather them to the battle of toat great 6 And the seven angels came out of the day of God Almighty. temple, having the seven plagues, clothed 15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is in pure and white linen, and

having their he that watcheth, and keepeth hisgarments, breasts girded with golden girdles. lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

7 And one of the fourbeasts gave unto the 16 And he gathered them together into seven angels seven golden vials full of the a place called in the Hebrew tongue Arwrath of God, who liveth for ever and ever. mageddon.

8 And the temple was filled with smoke 17 And the seventh angel poured out from the glory of God, and from his pow-his vial into the air; and there came a er; and no man was able to enter into the great voice out of the temple of heaven, temple, till the seven plagues of the seven from the throne, saying, It is done. angels were fulfilled.

18 And there were voices, and thunders, CHAP. XVI.

and lightnings; and there was a great ND I heard a great voice out of the earthquake, such as was not since men Go your ways, and pour out the vials of quake, and so great. the wrath of God upon the earth.

19 And the great city was divided into 2 And the first went, and poured out his three parts and the cities of the nations fell: vial upon the earth; and there fell a noi- and great Babylon came in remembrance some and grievous sore upon the men which before God, to give unto her the cup of the had the mark of the beast, and upon them wine of the fierceness of his wrath. which worshipped his image.

20 And every island fled away, and the 3 And the second angel poured out his mountains were not found. vial upon the sea; and it became as the 21 And there fell upon men a great hail blood of a dead man; and every living out of heaven, every stone about the weight soul died in the sea.

of a talent: and men blasphemed God be4 And the third angel poured out his cause of the plague of the hail; for the vial upon the rivers and fountains of wa- plague thereof was exceeding great. ters: and they became blood.

CHAP. XVII. say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which gels which had the seven vials, and art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou talked with me, saying unto me, Come hast judged thus.

hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment 6 For they have shed the blood of saints of the great whore that sitteth upon many and prophets, and thou hast given them waters; blood to drink; for they are worthy. 2 With whom the kings of the earth

7 And I heard another out of the altar have committed fornication, and the insay, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true habitants of the earth have been made and righteous are thy judgments. drunk with the wine of her fornication.

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The victory of the Lamb. REVELATION.

The fall of Babylon. 3 So he carried me away in the spirit intoj. 18 And the woman which thou sawest the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon is that great city, which reigneth over the a scarlet-coloured beast, full of names of kings of the earth. blasphemy, having seven heads and ten

CHAP, XVIII. horns.

angel come down from heaven, and scarlet-colour, and decked with gold having great power; and the earth was and precious stones and pearls, having a lightened with his glory. golden cup,

her hand full of abomina 2 And he cried mightily with a strong tions and filthiness of her fornication : voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen,

5 And upon her forehead was a name is fallen, and is become the habitation of written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HAR- a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. LOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF 3 For all nations have drunk of the wine THE EARTH.

of the wrath of her fornication, and the 6 And I saw the woman drunken with kings of the earth have committed fornithe blood of the saints, and with the blood cation with her, and the merchants of the of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw earth are waxed rich through the abunher, I wondered with great admiration. dance of her delicacies.

7 And the angel said unto me, Where 4 And I heard another voice from hea. fore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the ven, saying, Come out of her, my people, mystery of the woman, and of the beast that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that carrieth her, which hath the seven that ye receive not of her plagues. heads, and ten horns.

5 For hersins have reached unto heaven, 8 The beast that thou sawest, was, and is and God hath remembered her iniquities. not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless 6 Reward her even as she rewarded pit, and go into perdition: and they that you, and double unto her double according dwell on the earth shall wonder, (whose to her works: in the cup which she hath names were not written in the book of life filled, fill to her double. from the foundation of the world,) when 7 How much she hath glorified herself, they behold the beast that was, and is not, and lived deliciously, so much torment and and yet is.

sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, 9 And here is the mind which hath wis- I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall dom. The seven heads are seven moun- see no sorrow. tains, on which the woman sitteth.

8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one 10 And there are seven kings: five are day, death, and mourning, and famine; and fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet she shall be utterly burned with fire : for come; and when he cometh, he must strong is the Lord God who judgeth her. continue a short space.

9 And the kings of the earth, who have com11 And the beast that was, and is not,mitted fornication and lived deliciously with even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, and goeth into perdition.

when they shallsee the smokeofher burning, 12 And the ten horns which thou sawest 10 Standing afar off for the fear of her are ten kings, which have received no torment, saying, Alas, alas! that great ciiy kingdom as yet; but receive power as Babylon, that mighly city! for in one hour kings one hour with the beast.

is thy judgment come. 13 These have one mind, and shall give 11 And the merchants of the eartlrshall their power and strength unto the beast. weep and mourn over her; for no man

14 These shall make war with the Lamb, buyeth their merchandise any more: and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he 12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, is Lord of lords, and King of kings; and and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine they that are with him are called, and linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and chosen, and faithful.

all thyine wood, and all manner of vessels of 15 And he saith unto me, The waters ivory, and all manner of vessels of most prewhich thou sawest, where the whore sit- cious wood, and of brass, and iron, and teth, are peoples, and multitudes, and na-marble, tions, and tongues.

13 And cinnamon, and odours, and oint16 And the ten horns which thou sawestments, and frankincense, and wine, and upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and shall make her desolate and naked, and and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire. slaves, and souls of men.

17 For God hath put in their hearts to 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted after fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their are departed from thee, and all things which kingdom unto the beast, until the words of were dainty and goodly are departed from God shall be fulilled.

thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.

God is praised in heaven. CHAP. XIX. The marriuge of the Lamb.

15 The merchants of these things which great multitude, and as the voice of many were made rich by her, shall stand afarofi, waters, and as the voice of mighty thunfor the fear of hér torment, weeping and derings, saying, Alleluia : for the Lord wailing,

God omnipotent reigneth. 16 And saying, Alas, alas! that great 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give city, that was clothed in fine linen, and honour to him: for the marriage of the purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, Lamb is come, and his wife hath made and precious stones, and pearls !

herself ready. 17 Forin one hour so great richesis come 8 And to her

was granted that she should to nought. And every ship-master, and all be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white : the company in ships, and sailors, and as for the fine linen is the righteousness of many as trade by sca, stood afar off, saints.

18 And cried when they saw the smoke 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed of her burning, saying, What city is like are they which are called unto the marunto this great city!

riage-supper of the Lamb. And he saith 1:9 And they cast dust on their heads, unto me, These are the true sayings of God. and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, 10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. Alas, alas! that great city, wherein were And he said unto me, See thou do it not : made rich all that had ships in the sea by I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethreason of her costliness! for in one hour iş ren that have the testimony of Jesus: worshe made desolate.

ship God : for the testimony of Jesus is 20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and the spirit of prophecy. ye holy apostles and prophets; for God 11 And I saw heaven opened, and behath avenged you on her.

hold, a white horse ; and he that sat upon 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone him was called Faithful and True, and in like a great mill-stone, and cast it into righteousness he doth judge and make war. the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall 12 His eyes were as a Hame of fire, and that great city Babylon be thrown down, on his head were many crowns; and he had and shall be found no more at all. a name written, that no man knew, but he

22 And the voice of harpers, and musi- himself. cians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall 13 And he was clothed with a vesture be heard no more at all in thee; and no dipped in blood : and his name is called craftsman of whatsoever craft he be, shall The Word of God. be found any more in thee; and the sound 14 And the armies which were in heaven of a mill-stone shall be heard no more at followed him upon white horses, clothed all in thee;

in fine linen, white and clean. 23 And the light of a candle shall shine 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp no more at all in thee; and the voice of the sword, that with it he should smite the nabridegroom and of the bride shall be heard tions: and he shall rule them with a rod no more at all in thee: for thy merchants of iron: and he treadeth the wine-press of were the great men of the earth ; for by the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. thy sorceries were all nations deceived. 16 And he hath on his vesture and on his

24 And in her was found the blood of thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, prophets, and of saints, and of all that were AND LORD OF LORDS. slain upon the earth.

17 And I saw an angel standing in the CHAP. XIX.

sun; and he cried with a loud voice, say, voice of much people in heaven, say- heaven, Come, and gather yourselves to

, U of ing, Alleluia : Salvation, and glory, and ho-gether unto the supper of the great God; nour, and power, unto the Lord our God: 18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and

2 For true and righteous are his judg- the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty ments: for he hath judged the great whore, men, and the flesh of horses, and of them which did corrupt the earth with her for- that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, nication, and hath avenged the blood of both free and bond, both small and great. his servants at her hand.

19 And I saw the beast, and the kings 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And of the earth, and their armies, gathered toher smoke rose up for ever and ever. gether to make war agåinst him that sat on

4 And the four and twenty elders and the horse, and against his army. the four beasts fell down and worshipped 20 And the beast was taken, and with God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; him the false prophet that wrought mira. Alleluia.

cles before him, with which he deceived 5 And a voice came out of the throne, them that had received the mark of the saying, Praise our God all ye his servants, beast, and them that worshipped his imand ye that fear him, both small and great. Jage. These both were cast alive into a 6 And I heard as it were the voice of a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

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The last resurrection.

REVELATION. The heavenly Jerusalem. 21 And the remnant were slain with the the lake of fire. This is the second death sword of him that sat upon the horse, which 15 And whosoever was not found writ. sword proceeded out of his mouth: and ten in the book of life was cast into the all the fowls were filled with their flesh. lake of fire. CHAP. XX.

CHAP. XXI.

ND I saw a new heaven and a new heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. first earth were passed away; and there

2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that was no more sea. old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, 2 And I John saw the holy city, new and bound him a thousand years, Jerusalem, coming down from God out of

3 Andcast him intothe bottomless pit,and heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that her husband. he should deceive the nations no more, till 3 And I heard a great voice out of heathe thousand years should be fulfilled; and ven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God after that he must be loosed a little season. is with men, and he will dwell with them,

4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon and they shall be his people, and God himthem, and judgment was given unto them: self shall be with them, and be their God. and I saw the souls of them that were be 4 And God shall wipe away all tears headed for the witness of Jesus, and for the from their eyes; and there shall be no word of God, and which had not worship-more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, ped the beast, neither his image, neither neither shall there be any more pain : for had received his mark upon their fore- the former things are passed away. heads, or in their hands; and they lived 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, and reigned with Christ a thousand years. Behold, I make all things new. And he

5 But the rest of the dead lived not said unto me, Write: for these words are again until the thousand years were finish- true and faithful. ed. This is the first resurrection.

6 And he said unto me, It is done. I 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and , in the first resurrection: on such the second the end. I will give unto him that is athirst death hath no power, but they shall be of the fountain of the water of life freely. priests of God and of Christ, and shall 7 He that overcometh shall inherit all reign with him a thousand years. things; and I will be his God, and he shall

7 And when the thousand years are ex- be my son. pired,Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and

8 And shall go out to deceive the na- the abominable,and murderers, and whoretions which are in the four quarters of the mongers and sorcerers, and idolaters, and earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them to- all liars, shall have their part in the lake gether to battle: the number of whom is which burneth with fire and brimstone: as the sand of the sea.

which is the second death. 9 And they went up on the breadth of 9 And there came unto me one of the the earth, and compassed the camp of the seven angels, which had the seven vials saints about, and the beloved city: and full of the seven last plagues, and talked fire came down from God out of heaven, with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew and devoured them.

thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. 10 And the devil that deceived them was 10 And he carried me away in the spirit cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, to a great and high mountain, and shewed where the beast and the false prophetare, me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, deand shall be tormented day and night for scending out of heaven from God, ever and ever.

11 Having the glory of God: and her 11 And I saw a great white throne, and light was like unto a stone most precious, him that sat on it, from whose face the even like a jasper-stone, clear as crystal; earth and the heaven fled away; and there 12 And had a wall great and high, and was found no place for them.

had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, angels, and names written thereon, which stand before God; and the books were are the names of the twelve tribes of the opened: and another book was opened, children of Israel. which is the book of life: and the dead were 13 On the east three gates; on the north, judged out of those things which were writ- three gates; on the south,three gates; and ten in the books, according to their works. on the west,three gates.

13 And the sea gave up the dead which 14 And the wall of the city had twelve were in it; and death and hell delivered up foundations, and in them the names of the the dead which were in them: and they were twelve apostles of the Lamb. judged every man according to their works. 15 And he that talked with me, had 14 And death and hell were cast into a golden reed to measure the city, and

the river and tree of life. CHAP. XXII. God the light of the new city. the gates thereof, and the wall thereof, they need no candle, neither light of the

16 And the city lieth foursquare, and sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: the length is as large as the breadth: and and they shall reign for ever and ever. he measured the city with the reed, twelve 6 And he said unto me, These sayings thousand furlongs. The length and the are faithful and true: And the Lord God breadth and the height of it are equal. of the holy prophets sent his angel to

17 And he measured the wall thereof, an shew unto his servants the things which hundred and forty and four cubits, accord- must shortly be done. ing to the measure of a man, that is, ofl. 7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is the angel.

be that keepetb the sayings of the prophe18 And the building of the wall of it cy of this book. was of jasper: and the city was pure gold; 8 And I John saw these things, and heard like unto clear glass.

them. And when I had heard and seen, 1 19 And the foundations of the wall of the fell down to worship before the feet of the city were garnished with all manner of pre- angel which shewed me these things. cious stones. The first foundation was jas ğ Then saith he unto me, See thou do it per; the second, sapphire; the third, a not: for I am thy fellow-Servant, and of thy chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald ; brethren the prophets, and of them which

20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sar- keep the sayingsof this book: worship God. dius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, 10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the beryi; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a sayings of the prophecy of this book : for chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the the time is at hand. twelfth, an amethyst.

11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: 21 And the twelve gates were twelve and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: pearls; every several gate was of one and he that is righteous,let him be righteous pearl ; and the street of the city was pure still: and he that is holy,lethim be holy still, gold, as it were transparent glass.

12 And behold, I come quickly; and 22 And I saw no temple therein: for the my reward is with me, to give every man Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the according as his work shall be. temple of it.

13 I am Alpha and Omega, the begin. 23 And the city had no need of the sun, ning and the end, the first and the last. neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the 14 Blessed are they that do his comglory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb mandments, that they may have right to is the light thereof.

the tree of life, and may enter in through 24 And the nations of them which are the gates into the city. saved shall walk in the light of it: and the 15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, kings of the earth do bring their glory and whoremongers, and murderers, and and honour into it.

idolaters, and whosoever loveth and ma25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at keth a lie. all by day: for there shall be no night there. 16 I Jesús have sent minė angel to testi

26 And they shall bring the glory and fy unto you these things in the churches. honour of the nations into it.

l' am the root and the offspring of David, 27 And there shall in no wise enter into and the bright and morning star. it any thing that defileth, neither whatso 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, ever worketh abomination, or maketh a Come. And let him that beareth say, lie; but they which are written in the Come. And, let him that is athirst come. Lamb's book of life.

And whosoever will, let him take the was
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ter of life freely.
NDhe shewed me a pure river of water 18 testify unto

of life,clear as crystal, proceeding out heareth the words of the prophecy of this of the throne of God and of the Lamb. book; If any man shall add unto these

2 In the midst of the street of it, and on things, God shall add unto him the plagues either side of the river was there the tree that are written in this book; of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, 19 And if any man shall take away from and yielded her fruit every month: and the words of the book of this prophecy, God the leaves of the tree were for the healing shall take away his part out of the book of of the nations.

life, and out of the holy city, and from 3 And there shall be no more surse: but the things which are written in this book. the throne of God and of the Lamb shall 20 He which testifieth these things saith, be in it; and his servants shall serve him : Surely I come quickly: Amen. Even so,

4 And they shall see bis face; and his come, Lord Jesus. name shall be in their foreheads.

21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ 5 And there shall be no night there; and be with you all. Amen.

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