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The harvest of the world. REVELATION. Christ cometh suddenly. cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, and reap: for the | 6 For they have shed the blood of saints and time is come for thee to reap ; for the harvest of prophets, and thou hast given them blood to the earth is ripe.

drink; for they are worthy. 16 And be that sat on the cloud thrust in his 7 And I heard another out of the altar say, sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped. Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righte.

17 And another angel came out of the tem ous are thy judgments. ple which is in heaven, he also having a sharp 8 And the fourth angel poured out his vial sickle.

upon the sun; and power was given unto him 18 And another angel came out from the altar, to scorch men with fire. which had power over tire ; and cried with a 9 And men were scorched with great heat, loud cry to him that had the sharp sickle, say. and blasphemed the name of God, which hath ing, Thrust in thy sharp sickle, and gather the power over these plagues : and they repented clusters of the vine of the earth; for her grapes not to give him glory. are fully ripe.

10 And the fifth angel poured out his vial 19 And the angel thrust in his sickle into the upon the seat of the beast, and his kingdom earth, and gathered the vine of the earth, and was full of darkness ; and they gnawed their cast it into the great wine-press of the wrath of tongues for pain, God.

1l And blasphemed the God of heaven, be20 And the wine-press was trodden without cause of their pain and their sores, and repent. the city, and blood cume out of the wine-press, ed not of their deeds. even unto the horse.bridles, by the space of a 12 And the sixth angel poured out his vial thousand and six hundred furlongs.

upon the grent river Euphrates; and the water CHAPTER XV.

thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings

of the east might be prepared. 1 The seven angels with the seven last plagues. 13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs

3 The song of them that overcome the beast. come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out

7 The scven vials full of the wrath of God. of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth AND I saw another sign in heaven, great and of the false prophet.

marvellous, seven angels having the seven 14 For they are the spirits of devils, working last plagues ; for in them is filled up the wrath miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the of God.

earth, and of the whole world, to gather them 2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled to the battle of that great day of God Al. with fire: and them that had gotten the victory mighty. over the beast, and over his image, and over 15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he his mark, and over the number of his name, that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of walk naked, and they see his shame. God.

16 And he gathered them together into a 3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant place called in the Hebrew tongue Armaged. of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, don. Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God 17 And the seventh angel poured out his vial Almighty ; just and true are thy ways, thou into the air; and there came a great voice out King of saints.

of the temple of heaven, from the throne, say. 4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify ing, It is done. thy name? for thou only art holy : for all na 18 And there were voices, and thunders, tions shall come and worship before thee; for and lightnings; and there was a great earth. thy judgments are made manifest. .

quake, such as was not since men were upon 5 And after that I looked, and behold, the the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in great. heaven was opened:

19 And the great city was divided into three 6 And the seven angels came out of the tem. parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and ple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure great Babylon came in remembrance before and white linen, and having their breasts girded God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the with golden girdles.

fierceness of his wrath. 7 And one of the four beasts gave unto the 20 And every island fled away, and the moun. seven angels seven golden via ls full of the wrath tains were not found. of God, who liveth for ever and ever.

21 And there tell upon men a great hail out of 8 And the temple was filled with smoke from heaven, every stone about the weight of a tal. the glory of God, and from his power; and ent: and men blasphemed God because of the no man was able to enter into the temple, till plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was the seven plagues of the seven angels were exceeding great, fulfilled..


3, 4 A woman arrayed in purple and scarlet, 2 The angels pour out their vials full of wrath. with a golden cup in her hand, sitteth upon 6 The plagues that follow thereupon. 15 the beast, 5 which is great Babylon, the mother Christ cometh as a thief. Blessed are they of all abominations. 9 The interpretation of that watch.

the seven heads, 12 and the ten horns. 8 The AND I heard a great voice out of the temple, || punishment of the whore. 14 The victory of saying to the seven angels, Go your ways,

the Lamb. and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon AND there came one of the seven angels which the earth.

n had the seven vials, and talked with me, 2 And the first went, and poured out his vial saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth grievous sore upon the men which had the mark upon many waters; of the beast, and upon them which worshipped 2 With whom the kings of the earth have his image.

committed fornication, and the inhabitants of 3 And the second angel poured out his vial the earth have been made drunk with the wine upon the sea ; and it became as the blood of a l of her fornication. dead man; and every living soul died in the 3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the sea.

wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scar. 4 And the third angel poured out his vial upon let-coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, the rivers and fountains of waters : and they be. having seven heads and ten horns. came blood.

4 And the woman was arrayed in purple and 5 And I heard the angel of the waters say, scarlet-colour, and decked with gold and pre. Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and cious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged her hand full of abominations and filthiness of thus.

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The fall of Babylon,

CHAPTER XIX. and lamentation therefor. 5 And upon her forehead was a name written, I shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, the Lord God who judgeth her.. THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOM. 9 And the kings of the earth, who have com. INATIONS OF THE EARTH.

mitted fornication and lived deliciously with 6 And I saw the woman drunken with the her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when blood of the saints, and with the blood of the they shall see the smoke of her burning, martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I won. 10 Standing afar off for the fear of her tor. dered with great admiration,

ment, saying, Alus, ulas! that great city Baby. 7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst lon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the judgment come. woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, 11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep which hath the seven heads, and ten horns.

and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their 8 The beast that thou sa west, was, and is not ; merchandise any more: and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and 12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, earth shall wonder, (whose names were not and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine written in the book of life from the foundation wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all of the world,) when they behold the beast that manner vessels of most precious wood, and of was, and is not, and yet is.

brass, and iron, and marble, 9 And here is the mind which hath wisdom. 13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, The seven heads are seven mountains, on which and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine the woman sitteth.

flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and 10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of and one is, and the other is not yet come; and men, when he cometh, he must continue a short space. 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are

11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he departed from thee, and all things which were is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and perdition.

thou shalt find them no more at all. 12 And the ten horns which thou sa west are 15 The merchants of these things which were ten kings, which have received no kingdom as made rich by her, shall stand afar off, for the yet ; but receive power as kings one hour with fear of her torment, weeping and wailing, the beast.

16 And saying, Alas, alas! that great city, 13 These have one mind, and shall give their that was clothed in fine linen, und purple, and power and strength unto the beast.

scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious 14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and stones, and pearls! the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord 17 For in one hour so great riches is come to of lords, and King of kings; and they that are nought. And every ship-master, and all the with him are called, and chosen, and faithful. company in ships, and sailors, and as many as

15 And he saith unto me, The waters which trade by sea, stood afur off, thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peo. 18 And cried when they saw the smoke of her ples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues. burning, saying, What city is like unto this

16 And the ten horns which thou sa west upon great city! the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall 19 And they cast dust on their heads, and make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas! flesh, and burn her with fire,

that great city, wherein were made rich all that 17 For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto for in one hour is she made desolate. the beast, until the words of God shall be ful. 20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy

apostles and prophets ; for God hath a venged 13 And the woman which thou sa west is that you on her. great city, which reigneth over the kings of the 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a earth.

great mill-stone, and cast it into the sea, saying, CHAPTER XVIII.

Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon 2 Babylon is fallen. 4 The people of God com.

be thrown down, and shall be found no more at manded to depart out of her. 9 The kings of

22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, the earth, 11 with the merchants and mari.

and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no ners, lament over her. 20 The saints rejoice

more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of what. for the judgments of God upon her.

soever craft he be, shall be found any more in AND after these things I saw another angel thee; and the sound of a mill-stone shall be

come down from heaven, having great pow. heard no more at all in thee; er, and the earth was lightened with his glory. 23 And the light of a candle shall shine no

2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, more at all in thee; and the voice of the bride. saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, groom and of the bride shall be heard no more at and is become the habitation of devils, and the all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all na. unclean and hateful bird.

tions deceived. 3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of 24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the the earth have committed fornication with her, earth. and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.

CHAPTER XIX. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, say. |

1 God is praised in heaven for judging the ing, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not great whore, and avenging the blood of his partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of

saints. 7 The marriage of the Lamb. 10 her plagues.

The angel will not be worshipped. 17 The 5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and fowls called to the great slaughter. God hath remembered her iniquities.

AND after these things I heard a great voice of 6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and A much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia: double unto her double according to her works: Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, in the cup which she hath filled, fill to her double. unto the Lord our God:

7 How much she hath glorified herself, and 2 For true and righteous are his judgments : Jived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow for he hath judged the great whore, which did give her: for she saith in her heart, I sita queen, corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow. avenged the blood of his servants at her hand,

8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And her death, and mourning, and famine ; and she | smoke rose up for ever and ever,

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The marriage of the Lamb. REVELATION. The general judgment.

4 And the four and twenty elders and the four should deceive the nations no more, till the thou. beasts fell down and worshipped God that sat on sand years should be fulfilled ; and after that he the throne, saying, Amen ; Alleluia.

must be loosed a little season. 5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that and judgment was given unto them: and I saw fear him, both small and great.

the souls of them that were beheaded for the 6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, image, neither had received his mark upon their Alleluia : for the Lord God omnipotent reign. foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and

reigned with Christ a thousand years. 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour 5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, the thousand years were finished. This is the and his wife hath made herself ready..

first resurrection. 8 And to her was granted that she should be 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the first resurrection : on such the second death hath fine linen is the righteousness of saints.

no power, but they shall be priests of God and 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand they which are called unto the marriage-supper years, of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are 7 And when the thousand years are expired, the true sayings of God.

Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, 10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. And 8 And shall go out to deceive the nations he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog fellow-servant, and of thy brethren that have and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the testimony of Jesus: worship God : for the the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.. 9 And they went up on the breadth of the

11 And I saw hen ven opened, and behold, A earth, and compassed the camp of the saints white horse ; and he that sat upon him was call. about, and the beloved city: and fire came down ed Faithful and True, and in righteousness he from God out of heaven, and devoured them. doth judge and make war.

10 And the devil that deceived them was cast 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the hend were many crowns; and he had a name beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tor. written, that no man knew, but he himself. mented day and night for ever and ever.

13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped 11 And I saw a great white throne, and bim in blood: and his name is called The Word of that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the God.

heaven fled away; and there was found no place 14 And the armies which were in heaven fol. for them. lowed him upon white horses, clothed in fine 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand linen, white and clean,

before God; and the books were opened : and 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, another book was opened, which is the book of that with it he should smite the nations : and he life: and the dead were judged out of those shall rule them with a rod of iron : and lie tread. things which were written in the books, accord. eth the wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of ing to their works. Almighty God.

13 And the sea gave up the dead which were 16 And he hath on his vesture and on his in it, and death and hell delivered up the dead thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND which were in them: and they were judged every LORD OF LORDS.

man according to their works, 17 And I saw an angel standing in the sun ; 14 And death and hell were cast into the lake and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the of fire. This is the second death, fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come, and | 15 And whosoever was not found written in gather yourselves together unto the supper of the the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. great God;

CHAPTER XXI. 18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men,

1 A new heaven and a new earth. 10 The heav. and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on

enly Jerusalem, with a full description therethem, and the flesh of all men, both free and

of." 23 She needeth no sun, the glory of God bond, both small and great.

is her light. 24 The kings of the earth bring 19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the their riches unto her. earth, and their armies, gathered together to AND I suw a new heaven and a new earth: make war against him that sut on the horse, and n for the first heaven and the first earth were against his army.

passed a woy; and there was no more sea. 20 And the beast was taken, and with him the 2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusa. false propbet that wrought miracles before him, lem, coming down from God out of heaven. with which he deceived them that had received I prepared as a bride adorned for her husband, the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped 3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven, his imuge. These both were cast alive into a saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with Jake of fire burning with brimstone.

men, and he will dwell with them, and they 21 And the remnant were slain with the sword shall be his people, and God himself shall be of him that sat upon the horse, which sword with them, and be their God. proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls 4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their were filled with their flesh.

eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither CHAPTER XX.

sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any

more pain: for the former things are passed 2 Satan bound for a thousand years. 6 The

away. first resurrection : they blessed that have part 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Be. therein. 7 Satan let loose again. 8 Gog and hold, I make all things new. And he said unto Magog. 10 The devil cast into the lake of

me, Write: for these words are true and faith. fire and brimstone. 12 The last and general ful, resurrection.

6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am AND I saw an angel come down from heaven, Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end.

having the key of the bottomless pit and a I will give unto him that is athirst of the foun. great chain in his hand.

tain of the water of life freely... 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old ser. 7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things: pent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. him a thousand years,

8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and abominable, and murderers, and whoremon. shut him up, and sel & seal upon him, that he gers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars,

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The heavenly Jerusalem. CHAPTER XXII. Christ's coming and eternity. shall have their part in the lake which burneth 18 Nothing may be added to the word of God, with fire and brimstone: which is the second nor taken therefrom. death

LAND he shewed me a pure river of water of 9 And there came unto me one of the seven A life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the angels, which had the seven vials full of the throne of God and of the Lamb. seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, 2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the side of the river, was there the tree of life, Lamb's wife.

which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yield. 10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a ed her fruit every month: and the leaves of the great and high mountain, and shewed me that tree were for the healing of the nations. great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out 3 And there shall be no more curse: but the of heaven from God,

throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it: 11 Having the glory of God: and her light and his servants shall serve him: was like unto a stone most precious, even like a 4 And they shall see his face; and his name jasper-stone, clear as crystal ;

shall be in their foreheads. 12 And had a wall great and high, and had 5 And there shall be no night there ; and they twelve gates, and at the gates twelve ungels, need no candle, neither light of the sun ; for the and names written thereon, which are the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall names of the twelve tribes of the children of

6 And he said unto me, These sayings are 13 On the east, three gates ; on the north, faithful and true. And the Lord God of the three gates ; on the south, three gates; and on holy prophets sent his angel to shew unto his the west, three gates.

servants the things which must shortly be done. 14 And the wall of the city had twelve foun. 7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that dations, and in them the names of the twelve keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this apostles of the Lamb.

book. 15 Aud he that talked with me, had a golden 8 And I John saw these things, and heard reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell and the wall thereof.

down to worship before the feet of the angel 16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the which shewed me these things. length is as large as the breadth : and he meas. 9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not : ured the city with the reed, twelve thousand for I am thy fellow.servant, and of thy brethren furlongs. The length, and the breadth, and the the prophets, and of them which keep the say. height of it are equal.

ings of this book : worship God. 17 And he measured the wall thereof, an hun. 10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings dred and forty and four cubits, according to the of the prophecy of this book : for the time is at measure of a man, that is, of the angel.

hand. 18 And the building of the wall of it was of 11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: jasper : and the city was pure gold, like unto and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and clear glass.

he that is righteous, let him be righteous still. 19 And the foundations of the wall of the and he thnt is holy, let him be holy still. city were garnished with all manner of precious 12 And behold, I come quickly ; and my re. stones. The first foundation was jasper ; the ward is with me, to give every man according second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony ; the as his work shall be. fourth, an emerald;

13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and 20 T'he fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius: the end, the first and the last. the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the 14 Blessed are they that do his command. ninth, a topaz ; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the ments, that they may have right to the tree of eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. life, and may enter in through the gates into the

21 And the twelve gates were twelve pearls ; ) city. every several gate was of one pearl ; and the 15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and street of the city was pure gold, as it were trans whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters. parent glass.

and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie. 22 And I saw no temple therein: for the 16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the tem you these things in the churches. I am the root ple of it,

and the offspring of David, and the bright and 23 And the city had no need of the sun, nei. morning-star. ther of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light And let him that heareth say, Come. And let thereof.

him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, 24 And the nations of them which are saved let him take the water of life freely.. shull walk in the light of it: and the kings of 18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the earth do bring their glory and honour into it. the words of the prophecy of this book, If any

25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all man shall add unto these things, God shall add by day: for there shall be no night there.

unto him the plagues that are written in this 26 And they shall bring the glory and honour book: of the nations into it.

19 And if any man shall take away from the 27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any words of the book of this prophecy, God shall thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh take away his part out of the book of lite, and abomination, or maketh a lie ; but they which out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in the Lumb's book of life.

are written in this book. CHAPTER XXII.

20 He which testifieth these things saith, Sure.

ly I come quickly : Amen. Even so, come, 1 The river of the water of life. 2 The tree of Lord Jesus.

life. 5 The light of the city of God is him. 21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with self. 9 The angel will not be worshipped. I you all. Amen.

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