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CHAPTER V. The book with seven seals. works unto the end, to him will I give power ment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the over the nations:

shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and 27 (And he shall rule them with a rod of iron ; anoint thine eyes with eye-salve, that thou may. as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to est see. shivers :) even as I received of my Father.

19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten : 28 And I will give him the morning-star.

be zealous therefore, and repent. 29 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the 20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: If Spirit saith unto the churches.

any man hear my voice, and open the door, I CHAPTER III.

will come in to him, and will sup with him, and

he with me. 2 The angel of the church of Sardis is re. 21 To him that overcometh will I grant to proved, 3 exhorted to repent, and threatened

sit with me in my throne, even as I also overif he do not repent. 8 The angel of the

came, and am set down with my Father in his church of Philadelphia 10 is approved for throne. his diligence and patience. 15 The angel of 22 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Laodicea rebuked, for being neither hot Spirit saith unto the churches, nor cold, 19 and admonished to be more zealous. 20 Christ standeth at the door and

CHAPTER IV. knocketh.

2 John seeth the throne of God in heaven. 4 The A ND unto the angel of the church in Sardis four and twenty elders. 6 The four beasts 1 write ; These things saith he that hath the

full of eyes before and behind. 10 The elders seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know lay down their crowns, and worship him that thy works, that thou hast a name that thou liv.

sat on the throne. est, and art dead.

AFTER this I looked, and behold, a door was Be watchful, and strengthen the things h opened in heaven: and the first voice which which remain, that are ready to die; for I have I heard, was as it were of a trumpet talking with not found thy works perfect before God.

me; which said, Come up hither, and I will 3 Remember therefore how thou hast received shew thee things which must be hereafter. and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If there. 2 And immediately I was in the Spirit: and fore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee bebold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I on the throne, will come upon thee.

3 And he that sat was to look upon like a jas. 4 Thou hast a few names even in Sardis per and a sardine stone: and there was a rain. which have not defiled their garments; and bow round about the throne in sight like unto an they shall walk with me in white: for they are emerald, worthy.

4 And round about the throne were four and 5 He that overcometh, the same shall be cloth. twenty seats; and upon the seats I saw four and ed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his twenty elders sitting, clothed in white rai. name out of the book of life, but I will confess ment; and they had on their heads crowns of his name before my Father, and before his an gold. gels.

5 And out of the throne proceeded lightnings, 6. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the and thunderings, and voices. And there were Spirit saith unto the churches.

seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, 7 And to the angel of the church in Philadel. which are the seven Spirits of God. phia write: These things saith he that is holy, he 6 And before the throne there was a sea of that is true, he that hath the key of David, he 1 glass like unto crystal : And in the midst of the that openeth, and no man shutteth ; and shut. throne, and round about the throne, were four teth, and no man openeth:

beasts full of eyes before and behind. 8 I know thy works: behold, I have set before 7 And the first beast was like a lion, and the thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for second beast like a calf, and the third beast had thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my a face as a man, and the fourth benst was like word, and hast not denied my name.

a flying eagle. 9 Behold, I will make them of the synagogue 8 And the four beasts had each of them six of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, wings about him ; and they were full of eyes but do lie ; behold, I will make them to come within: and they rest not day and night, saying, and worship before thy feet, and to know that I Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which have loved thee.

was, and is, and is to come. 10 Because thou hast kept the word of my 9 And when those beasts give glory, and hon. patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of our, and thanks to him that sat on the throne, temptation, which shall come upon all the who liveth for ever and ever, world, to try them that dwell upon the earth. 10 The four and twenty elders fall down before

11 Behold, I come quickly : hold that fast him that sat on the throne, and worship him which thou hast, that no man take thy crown. that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their

12 Him that overcometh, will I make a pillar crowns before the throne, saying, in the temple of my God, and he shall go no 11 Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, more out: and I will write upon him the name and honour, and power: for thou hast created of my God, and the name of the city of my God, all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down created. out of heaven from my God : and I will write

CHAPTER V. upon him my new name. 13 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the

1 The book sealed with seven seals : 9 which Spirit saith unto the churches..

only the Lamb that was slain is worthy to 14 And unto the angel of the church of the open. 12 Therefore the elders praise him, 9 Luodiceans write; These things saith the Amen,

and confess that he redeemed them with his the faithful and true Witness, the beginning of

blood. the creation of God;

AND I saw in the right hand of him that sat on 15 I know thy works, that thou art neither the throne a book written within and on the cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. back side, sealed with seven seals.

16 So then, because thou art lukewarm, and 2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, mouth:

and to loose the seals thereof? 17 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and in 3 And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither creased with goods, and have need of nothing ; under the earth, was able to open the book, nei. and kpowest not that thou art wretched, and ther to look thereon. miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked :

4 And I wept much, because no man was 18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the found worthy to open, and to read the book, fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white rai. I neither to look thereon.

The number of the sealed.

The sit seals opened.

REVELATION. 5 And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep | judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the on the earth? Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, 11 And white robes were given unto every one and to loose the seven seals thereof.

of them; and it was said unto them, that they 6 And I bebeld, and lo, in the midst of the should rest yet for a little season, until their fel. throne, and of the four beasts, and in the midst | low-servants also and their brethren, that should of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, be killed as they were, should be fulfilled. having seven horns, and seven eyes, which are 12 And I beheld when he had opened the sixth the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the seal, and lo, there was a great earthquake ; and earth.

the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and 7 And he came and took the book out of the moon became as blood : the right hand of him that sat upon the 13 And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, throne.

even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when 8 And when he had taken the book, the four she is shaken of a mighty wind. beasts, and four and twenty elders fell down be. 14 And the heaven departed as a scroll when fore the Lainb, having every one of them harps, it is rolled together; and every mountain and isl. and golden vials full of odours, which are the and were moved out of their places. prayers of saints.

15 And the kings of the earth, and the great 9 And they sung a new song, saying, Thou men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, art worthy to take the book, and to open the and the mighty men, and every, and seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast every free-man, bid themselves in the dens and in redeemed us to God by thy blood out of eve. the rocks of the mountains ; ry kindred, and tongue,, and people, and na. 16 And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall tion ;

on us, and hide us from the face of him that sit. 10 And hast made us unto our God kings and teth on the throne, and from the wrath of the priests: and we shall reign on the earth.

Lamb: 11 And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many 17 For the great day of his wrath is come; and angels round about the throne, and the beasts, who shall be able to stand ? and the elders; and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of

CHAPTER VII. thousands ; 12 Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the

3 An angel sealeth the servants of God in their

foreheads. 4 The number of them that were Lamb that was slain to receive power, and

sealed : of the tribes of Israel a certain numeriches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour,

ber. 9 Of all other nations an innumerable and glory, and blessing 13 And every creature which is in heaven, and

multitude, which stand before the throne, clad

in white robes, and palms in their hands. 14 on the earth, and under the earth, and such as

Their robes were washed in the blood of the are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I

Lamb. saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the | ND after these things I saw four angels standthrone, and unto the Lamb, for ever and ever. n ing on the four corners of the earth, holding

14 And the four beasts said, Amen. And the the four winds of the earth, that the wind should four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any him that liveth for ever and ever.


2 And I saw another angel ascending from the

east, having the seal of the living God : and he 1 The opening of the seals in order, and what

cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to followed thereupon, containing a prophecy to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the the end of the world.

sea, AND I saw when the Lamb opened one of the 3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea,

1 seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of thunder, one of the four beasts, saying, Come our God in their foreheads. and see.

4. And I heard the number of them which were 2 And I saw, and behold, a white horse : and senled: and there were sealed an hundred and he that sat on him had a bow; and u crown was forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the given unto him: and he went forth conquering, children of Israel. and to conquer.

5 Of the tribe of Judah were sealed twelve 3 And when he had opened the second seal, I thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben were sealed heard the second beast say, Come and see.

twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Gad were seal. 4 And there went out another horse that was

ed twelve thousand. red : and power was given to him that sat there. .6 Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve on to take peace from the earth, and that they thousand. Of the tribe of Nephthalim were seal. should kill one another: and there was given ed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Manasses unto him a great sword.

were sealed twelve thousand. 5 And when he had opened the third seal. I 7 of the tribe of Simeon were sealed twelve heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I thousand. Of the tribe of Levi were sealed beheld, and lo, a black horse ; and he that sat on | twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Issachar were him had a pair of balances in his hand.

sealed twelve thousand. 6 And I heard a voice in the midst of the four 8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed twelve beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph were sealed three measures of barley for a penny; and see twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Benjamin were thou hurt not the oil and the wine.

sealed twelve thousand. 7 And when he had opened the fourth seal, I 9 After this I bebeld, and lo, a great multi. heard the voice of the fourth beast say, Come tude, which no man could number, of all na. and see.

tions, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, 8 And I looked, and bebold, a pale horse: and stood before the throne, and before the Lamb his name that sat on him was Death, and hell clothed with white robes, and palms in their followed with him. And power was given unto hands; them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill 10 And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salva. with sword, and with hunger, and with death, tion to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and with the beasts of the earth.

and unto the Lamb. 9 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw 11 And all the angels stood round about the under the altar the souls of them that were slain throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, for the word of God, and for the testimony which and fell before the throne on their faces, and they held :.

worshipped God, 10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, 12 Saying, Amen : Blessing, and glory, and How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and pow.

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The seventh seal opened. CHAPTER X. The fifth angel soundeth. er, and might be unto our God for ever and ever. I AND the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star Amen.

n fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him 13 And one of the elders answered, saying un. was given the key of the bottomless pit. to me, What are these which are arrayed in 2 And he opened the bottomless pit: and there white robes ? and whence came they?

arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a 14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. great furnace; and the sun and the air were And he said to me, These are they which came darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit. out of great tribulation, and have washed their 3 And there came out of the smoke locusts uprobes, and inade them white in the blood of the on the earth; and unto them was given power, Lamb.

as the scorpions of the earth have power. 15 Therefore are they before the throne of God, 4 And it was commanded them that they and serve him day and night in his temple: and should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among any green thing, neither any tree; but only those them.

men which have not the seal of God in their 16 They shall hunger no more, neither thirst foreheads. any more ; neither shall the sun light on them, 5 And to them it was given that they should vor any heat.

not kill them, but that they should be tormented 17 For the Lamb which is in the midst of the five months : and their torment was as the torthrone shall feed them, and shall lead them unto ment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man. living fountains of waters : and God shall wipe 6 And in those days shall men seek death, and away all tears from their eyes.

shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and CHAPTER VIII.

death shall flee from them.

7 And the shapes of the locusts were like unto 1 At the opening of the seventh seal, & seven angels had seven trumpets given them. 6

horses prepared unto battle ; and on their heads

were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces Four of them sound their trumpets, and great

were as the faces of men. plagues follow. 3 Another angel putteth in.

8 And they had hair as the hair of women, cense to the prayers of the saints on the golden

and their teeth were as the teeth of Jions. altar.

9 And they had breast-plates, as it were breast. AND when he had opened the seventh seal,

plates of iron; and the sound of their wings there was silence in heaven about the space was as the sound of chariots of many horses run. of half an hour,

ning to battle. 2 And I saw the seven angels which stood before 10 And they had tails like unto scorpions, and God; and to them were given seven trumpets.. there were stings in their tails: and their power 3 And another angel came and stood at the al.

was to hurt men five months. tar, having a golden censer; and there was giv.

u And they had a king over them, which is en unto him much incense, that he should offer

the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden the Hebrew tongue is Abuddon, but in the Greek altar which was before the throne.

tongue hath his name Apollyon.. 4 And the smoke of the incense, which came 12 One wo is past; and behold, there come with the prayers of the saints, ascended up be. two woes more hereafter. fore God out of the angel's hand.

13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard 5 And the angel took the censer, and filled it a voice from the four horns of the golden altar with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: which is before God, and there were voices, and thunderings, and 14 Saying to the sixth angel which had the lightnings, and an earthquake.

trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound 6 And the seven angels which had the seven

in the great river Euphrates. trumpets prepared themselves to sound.

15 And the four angels were loosed, which 7 The first angel sounded, and there followed

were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were month, and a year, for to slay the third part of cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees

men, was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.

16 And the number of the army of the horse8 And the second angel sounded, and as it

men were two hundred thousand thousand : and were a great mountain burning with fire was I heard the number of them, cast into the sea : and the third part of the sea 17 And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and became blood;

them that sat on them, having breast-plutes of 9 And the third part of the creatures which

fire, and of jucinth, and brimstone: and the were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third

heads of the horses were as the heads of lions : part of the ships were destroyed..

and out of their mouths issued fire, and smoke, 10 And the third angel sounded, and there fell

and brimstone.. a great star from heaven, burning as it were a 18 By these three was the third part of men lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, killed, by the tire, and by the smoke, and by the and upon the fountains of waters;

brimstone, which issued out of their mouths. 11 And the name of the star is called Worm.

19 For their power is in their mouth, and in wood: and the third part of the waters became their tails : for their tails were like unto serpents, worm wood; and many men died of the waters, and had hends, and with them they do hurt. because they were made bitter.

20 And the rest of the men which were not 12 And the fourth angel sounded, and the third

killed by these plagues yet repented not of the part of the sun was smitten, and the third part works of their hands, that they should not wor. of the moon, and the third part of the stars ; so ship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and as the third part of them was darkened, and the

brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither day shone not for a third part of it, and the night

can see, nor hear, nor walk: likewise.

21 Neither repented they of their murders, nor 13 And I beheld, and heard an angel flying of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud their thefts. voice, Wo, wo, wo, to the inhabiters of the

CHAPTER X. earth, by reason of the other voices of the trum. pet of the three angels, which are yet to sound!

1 A mighty strong angel appeareth with a book

open in his hand. 6 He sweareth by him that CHAPTER IX.

liveth for ever, that there shall be no more At the sounding of the fifth angel, a star fall. time. 9 John is commanded to take and eat eth from heaven, to whom is given the key of

the book. the bottomless pit. 2 He openeth the pit, and AND I saw another mighty angel come down there come forth locusts like scorpions. 12 from heaven, clothed with a cloud : and a

The first wo past. 13 The sixth trumpet rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as soundeth. 14 Four angels are let loose, that it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire : were bound

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The two prophesying witnesses. REVELATION. The seventh trumpet sounded. and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his of life from God entered into them, and they left foot on the earth,

stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon 3 And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion them which saw them. roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders 12 And they heard a great voice from heaven, uttered their voices.

saying unto them, Come up hither. And they 4 And when the seven thunders had uttered ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their their voices, I was about to write : and I heard enemies beheld them. a voice from heaven saying unto me, Seal up 13 And the same hour was there a great earththose things which the seven thunders uttered, quake, and the tenth part of the city tell, and in and write them not.

the earthquake were slain of men seven thou. 5 And the angel which I saw stand upon the sand : and the remnant were affrighted, and gave sea and upon the earth, lifted up his hand to glory to the God of heaven. hen ven,

14 The second wo is past; and behold, the 6 And sware by him that liveth for ever and third wo cometh quickly. ever, who created heaven, and the things that 15 And the seventh angel sounded ; and there therein are, and the earth, and the things that were great voices in heaven, saying, The king. therein are, and the sea, and the things which are doms of this world are become the kingdoms of therein, that there should be time no longer : our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign

7 But in the days of the voice of the seventh for ever and ever. angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery 16 And the four and twenty elders, which sat of God should be finished, as he hath declared to before God on their seats, tell upon their faces, his servants the prophets.

and worshipped God, 8 And the voice which I heard from heaven 17 Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God spake unto me again, and said, Go, and take the Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; little book which is open in the hand of the an. because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, gel which standeth upon the sea and upon the and hast reigned. earth.

18 And the nations were angry, and thy wrath 9 And I went unto the angel, and said unto is come, and the time of the dead, that they him, Give me the little book. And he said unto should be judged, and that thou shouldest give me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the thy belly bitter, but it shall be in thy mouth sweet saints, and them that fear thy name, small and as honey.

great, and shouldest destroy them which destroy 10 And I took the little book out of the angel's the earth. hand, and ate it up; and it was in my mouth 19 And the temple of God was opened in heav. sweet as honey: and as soon as I had eaten it en, and there was seen in his temple the ark of my belly was bitter.

his testament: and there were lightnings, and 11 And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, again before many peoples, and nations, and and great hail. tongues, and kings.

CHAPTER XII. CHAPTER XI. 3 The two witnesses prophesy. 6 They have

1 A woman clothed with the sun travaileth. 4 power to shut heaven, that it rain not. 7 The

The great red dragon standeth before her, beast shall fight against them, and kill them.

ready to devour her child : 6 when she was de8 They lie unburied, il and after three days

livered she fleeth into the wilderness. 7 Mi. and a half rise again. 14 The second wo is

chael and his angels fight with the dragon,

and prevail. 13 The dragon being cast doron past. 15 The seventh trumpet soundeth.

into the earth, persecuteth the woman. AND there was given me a reed like unto a

rod : and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and AND there appeared a great wonder in heav. measure the temple of God, and the altar, and en; a woman clothed with the sun, and the them that worship therein.

moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown 2 But the court which is without the temple, of twelve stars : leave out, and mensure it not ; for it is given un 2 And she, being with child, cried, travailing to the Gentiles : and the holy city shall they tread in birth, and pained to be delivered. under foot forty and two months.

3 And there appeared another wonder in heav. 3 And I will give power unto my two witnesses, en ; and behold, a great red dragon, having sev. and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred en heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth.

his heads. 4 These are the two olive-trees, and the two 4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars candlesticks standing before the God of the of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and earth.

the dragon stood before the woman which was 5 And if any man will hurt them, fire proceed. ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as eth out of their mouth, and devoureth their ene. soon as it was born. mies: and if any man will hurt them, he must 5 And she brought forth a man-child, who was in this manner be killed.

to rule all nations with a rod of iron : and her 6 These have power to shut heaven, that it child was caught up unto God, and to his throne. rain not in the days of their prophecy : and have 6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, power over waters to turn them to blood, and to where she hath a place prepared of God, that smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they they should feed her there a thousand two hunwill.

dred and threescore days, 7 And when they shall have finished their testi. 7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and mony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bot. his angels fought against the dragon; and the tomless pit shall make war against them, and dragon fought and his angels, shall overcome them, and kill them.

8 And prevailed pot; neither was their place 8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the street found any more in heaven. of the great city, which spiritually is called 9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which de. crucified,

ceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into 9 And they of the people, and kindreds, and the earth, and his angels were cast out with tongues, and nations, shall see their dead bodies him. three days and an half, and shall not suffer their 10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, dead bodies to be put in graves.

Now is come salvation, and strength, and the 10 And they that dwell upon the earth shall kingdom of our God, and the power of his rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast send gifts one to another ; because these two down which accused them before our God day prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth. and night. 11 And after three days and an half the Spirit 1 11 And they overcame him by the blood of the A beast riseth out of the sea. CHAPTER XIV. The Lamb on Mount Zion. Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and 15 And he had power to give life unto the they loved not their lives unto the death.

image of the beast, that the image of the beast 12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that should both speak, and cause that as many as dwell in them. Wo to the inhabiters of the earth, would not worship the image of the beast should and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto be killed. you, having great wrath, because he knoweth 16 And he causeth all, both small and great, that he hath but a short time.

rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark 13 And when the dragon saw that he was cast in their right hand, or in their foreheads; unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he brought forth the man-child.

that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or 14 And to the woman were given two wings the number of his name, of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wil. 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath underderness, into her place, where she is nourished standing count the number of the beast: for it is for a time, and times, and half a time, from the the number of a man; and his number is Six face of the serpent.

hundred threescore and six. 15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth wa.

CHAPTER XIV. ter as a flood, after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.

1 The Lamb standing on mount Sion with his 16 And the earth helped the woman; and company. 6 An angel preacheth the gospel. the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed

8 The fall of Babylon. 15 The harvest of up the flood which the dragon cast out of his

the world, and putting in of the sickle. 20 mouth.

The vintage and wine-press of the wrath of 17 And the dragon was wroth with the wo God. man, and went to make war with the remnant AND I looked, and lo, a Lamb stood on the of her seed, which keep the commandments of mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ. and four thousand, having his Father's name CHAPTER XIII.

written in their foreheads.

2 And I heard a voice from heaven, as the 1 A beast riseth out of the sea with seven heads

voice of many waters, and as the voice of a and ten horns, to whom the dragon giveth his great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers power. 11 Another beast cometh up out of the harping with their harps: earth : 14 causeth an image to be made of the .3 And they sung as it were a new song before former beast, 15 and that men should worship the throne, and before the four beasts, and the it, 16 and receive his mark.

elders : and no man could learn that song but the AND I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw hundred and forty and four thousand, which - a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven were redeemed from the earth. heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten 4 These are they which were not defiled with crowns, and upon his heads the name of blas women ; for they are virgins. These are they phemy..

which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. 2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a These were redeemed from among men, being leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, the first-fruits unto God and to the Lamb. and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the 5 And in their mouth was found no guile : dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and for they are without fault before the throne of great authority.

God, 3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wound. 6 And I saw another angel fly in the midst ed to death; and his deadly wound was healed : of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to and all the world wondered after the beast.

preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and 4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and power unto the beast, and they worshipped the people, beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who 7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and is able to make war with him?

give glory to him ; for the hour of his judg. 5 And there was given unto him a mouth ment is come: and worship him that made speaking great things and blasphemies; and heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the foun. power was given unto him to continue forty and two months,

8 And there followed another angel, saying, 6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, beagainst God, to blaspheme his name, and his cause she made all nations drink of the wine of tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven. the wrath of her fornication.

7 And it was given unto him to make war 9 And the third angel followed them, saying with the saints, and to overcome them: and with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast power was given him over all kindreds, and and his image, and receive his mark in his foretongues, and nations.

head, or in his hand, . 8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall wor 10 The same shall drink of the wine of the ship him, whose names are not written in the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixbook of life of the Lamb slain from the founda ture into the cup of his indignation; and he tion of the world.

shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the 9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.

presence of the holy angels, and in the presence 10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into of the Lamb: captivity: he that killeth with the sword, must 11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth be killed with the sword. Here is the patience up for ever and ever: and they have no rest and the faith of the saints.

day nor night, who worship the beast and his 11 And I beheld another beast coming up out image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his of the earth, and he had two horns like a lamb, name. and he spake as a dragon.

12 Here is the patience of the saints: here are 12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first they that keep the commandments of God, and beast before him, and causeth the earth and them the faith of Jesus. which dwell therein to worship the first beast, 13 And I heard a voice from heaven, saying whose deadly wound was healed.

unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die 13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the maketh fire come down from heaven on the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours ;

and their works do follow them. 14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth 14 And I looked, and behold, a white cloud, by the means of those miracles which he had and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to man, having on his head a golden crown, and them that dwell on the earth, that they should in his hand a sharp sickle. make an image to the beast, which had the 15 And another angel came out of the temple, wound by a sword, and did live.

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