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Great plagues on the earth.
CHAP. X, XI.
The seventh trumpet soundeth angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the sweet as honey and as soon as I had eaten it Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek my belly was bitter. tongue hath his name Apollyon.
11 And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy 12 One wo is past; and behold, there come two again before many peoples, and nations, and woes more hereafter. tongues, and kings.
13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar
which is before God;ixth angel which had the Ard, and the wigel stood, saying, Rise,
reed unto trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound and measure the temple of God, and the altar, in the great river Euphrates. and them that worship therein.
15 And the four angels were loosed, which were 2 But the court which is without the temple,
17 And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and
18 By these three was the third part of men
5 And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed.
6 These have power to shut heaven, that it rain 19 For their power is in their mouth. and in not in the days of their prophecy: and have their tails: for their tails were like unto serpents, power over waters to turn them to blood, and and had heads, and with them they do hurt. to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as 20 And the rest of the men which were not kill-they will.
ed by these plagues yet repented not of the works 7 And when they shall have finished their tes-
21 Neither repented they of their murders, nor
8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the street
of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.
9 And they of the people, and kindreds, and tongues, and nations, shall see their dead bodies
An angel with a book.
AND I saw another mighty angel come down three days and a half, and shall not suffer their
dead bodies to be put in graves.
from heaven, clothed a cloud: a
10 And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the
3 And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.
11 And after three days and a half the Spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them.
4 And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Seal up those things which the seven thunders uttered, and write them not.
5 And the angel which I saw stand upon the
6 And sware by him that liveth for ever and
8 And the voice which I heard from heaven
12 And they heard a great voice from heaven, saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a sloud; and their enemies beheld them.
13 And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.
14 The second wo is past; and behold, the third wo cometh quickly.
16 And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces. and worshipped God,
17 Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power,
9 And I went unto the angel, and said unto
me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make 18 And the nations were angry, and thy wrath
Michael overcometh the dragon. REVELATION. The beast with two horns and great; and shouldest destroy them which) 2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a destroy the earth. leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, 19 And the temple of God was opened in hea-and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the ven, and there was seen in his temple the ark dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and of his testament: and there were Hightnings, great authority.
and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, 3 And I saw one of his heads as it were woundand great hail.
ed to death; and his deadly wound was healed; and all the world wondered after the beast.
4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave
beast, saying, Who is like wito the beast? who is able to make war with him?
5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two
3 And there appeared another wonder in hen-months. ven, and behold, a great red dragon, having 6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns against God, to blaspheme his name, and his upon his heads. tabernacle, and then that dwell in heaven.
4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars 7 And it was given unto him to make war with of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the saints, and to overcome them: and power the dragon stood before the woman which was was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, ready to be delivered, for to devour her child and nations. as soon as it was born.
The great red dragon.
ven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:
2 And she, being with child, cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
5 And she brought forth a man-child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne. 6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days.
7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth, and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.
8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first 9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old beast before him, and causeth the earth and serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which de-them which dwell therein to worship the first ceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into beast, whose deadly wound was healed. the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. 13 And he doethi great wonders, so that he 10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, maketh fire come down from heaven on the Now is come salvation, and strength, and the earth in the sight of men, kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: 14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth for the accuser of our brethren is cast down by the means of those miracles which he had which accused them before our God day and power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to night. them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.
11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Wo to the inhabiters of the earth, and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.
16 And he canseth ali, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads;
13 And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man-child.
8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
9 If any man have an ear, let him hear. 10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword, must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
14 And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.
17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six
15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth wa-hundred threescore and six.
16 And the earth helped the woman; and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.
The beast with seven heads.
The Lamb and his company.
ND I looked, and lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him a hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads.
2 And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps:
sand of the
3 And they sung as it were a new song before and the and before the four beasts, and the saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having elders: and no man could learn that song but the seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns hundred and forty and four thousand, which ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of were redeemed from the earth. blasphemy.
4 These are they which were not defiled with
The fall of Babylon. CHAP. XV, XVI. Vials of the seven angels: women; for they are virgins. These are they mark, and over the number of his name, stand which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. on the sea of glass, having the harps of God. These were redeemed froin among men, being 3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant the first-fruits unto God and to the Lamb. of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great 5 And in their mouth was found no guile: for and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Althey are without fault before the throne of mighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King God. of saints.
6 And I saw another angel fly in the midst of 4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach thy name? for thou only art holy for all naunto them that dwell on the earth, and to every tions shall come and worship before thee; for nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, thy judgments are made manifest.
7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and 5 And after that I looked, and behold, the temgive glory to him; for the hour of his judgment ple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven is come and worship him that made heaven, was opened: and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of 6 And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and 8 And there followed another angel, saying, white linen, and having their breasts girded Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, be- with golden girdles. cause she made all nations drink of the wine of 7 And one of the four beasts gave unto the sethe wrath of her fornication. ven angels seven golden vials full of the wrath 9 And the third angel followed them, saying of God, who liveth for ever and ever. with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,
8 And the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God, and from his power; and no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven plagues of the seven angels were fulfilled. CHAP. XVI.
10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:
11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth the earth.
Of the vials full of wrath. ANDI heard a great voice out of the temple, saying to the seven angels, Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon
up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day 2 And the first went, and poured out his vial nor night, who worship the beast and his image, upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name. grievous sore upon the men which had the mark 12 Here is the patience of the saints: here are of the beast, and upon them which worshipped they that keep the commandments of God, and his image.
the faith of Jesus.
3 And the second angel poured out his vial up13 And I heard a voice from heaven, saying on the sea; and it became as the blood of a unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which dead man; and every living soul died in the die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the sea.
Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; 4 And the third angel poured out his vial upon and their works do follow them. the rivers and fountains of waters: and they 14 And I looked, and behold, a white cloud, became blood.
and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of 5 And I heard the angel of the waters say, man, having on his head a golden crown, and Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, in his hand a sharp sickle. and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus. 6 For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.
15 And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to him that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, and reap: for the ume is come for thee to reap; for the harvest of the earth is ripe.
7 And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.
16 And he that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped. 8 And the fourth angel poured out his vial up17 And another angel came out of the temple on the sun; and power was given unto him to which is in heaven, he also having a sharp scorch men with fire. sickle. 9 And men were scorched with great heat, and 18 And another angel came out from the altar, blasphemned the name of God, which hath power which had power over fire; and cried with a over these plagues: and they repented not to loud cry to him that had the sharp sickle, say-give him glory.
ing, Thrust in thy sharp sickle, and gather the 10 And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon clusters of the vine of tlie earth; for her grapes the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full are fully ripe. of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,
19 And the angel thrust in his sickle into the earth, and gathered the vine of the earth, and cast it into the great wine-press of the wrath of
11 And blasphemed the God of heaven, because of their pains and their sores, and repented not of their deeds.
20 And the wine-press was trodden without the city, and blood came out of the wine-press, even unto the horse-bridles, by the space of a thousand and six hundred furlongs. CHAP. XV.
2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image and over his
12 And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.
13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of
the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of
The seven last plagues.
AND I saw another sign in heaven, great ved
The seventh vial poured out. REVELATION. The victory of the Lamb watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord walk naked, and they see his shame. of lords, and King of kings; and they that are
16 And he gathered them together into a place with him are called, and chosen, and faithful. called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon. 15 And he saith unto me, The waters which 17 And the seventh angel poured out his vial thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoInto the air; and there came a great voice out ples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues. of the temple of heaven, from the throne, say- 16 And the ten horns which thou sawest upon ing, It is done. the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.
17 For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto
18 And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, guch as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great. 19 And the great city was divided into three the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled. parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and 18 And the woman which thou sawest is that great Babylon came in remembrance before God, great city, which reigneth over the kings of the to give unto her the cup of the wine of the earth. fierceness of his wrath.
20 And every island fled away, and the moun
tains were not found.
21 And there fell upon men a great hail out of AND after these things I saw another angel
come down from heaven, having great heaven, every stone about the weight of a ta-power; and the earth was lightened with his lent: and men blasphemed God because of the glory. plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was 2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, exceeding great. saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean
The mystery of Babylon.
ANDthere came one of these ven angels which
and hateful bird.
had the seven vials, and talked with me, 3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the thee the judgment of the great whore that sit-earth have committed fornication with her, and teth upon many waters; the merchants of the earth are waxed rich
2 With whom the kings of the earth have com- through the abundance of her delicacies. mitted fornication, and the inhabitants of the 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, sayearth have been made drunk with the wine of ing, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.
5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled, fill to her double. 7 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the
3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet-coloured beast, full of naines of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.
4 And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
6 And I saw the woman drunken with the Lord God who judgeth her. blood of the saints, and with the blood of the 9 And the kings of the earth, who have commartyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I won-mitted fornication and lived deliciously with dered with great admiration. her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,
7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads, and ten horns.
10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas! that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment
8 The beast that thou sawest, was, and is not; come. and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and 11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep go into perdition: and they that dwell on the and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their earth shall wonder, (whose names were not merchandise any more:
written in the book of life from the foundation 12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, and of the world,) when they behold the beast that precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, was, and is not, and yet is. and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,
9 And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, 13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine when he cometh, he must continue a short space. flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and 11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into men. perdition.
14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are 12 And the ten horns which thou sawest are departed from thee, and all things which were ten kings, which have received no kingdom as dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and yet; but receive power as kings one hour with thou shalt find them no more at all.
15 The merchants of these things which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off, for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing, 16 And saying, Alas, alas! that great city, that
13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
14 These shall make war with the Lamb and
CHAP. XIX, XX.
Satan bound for a thousand years: his The saints rejoice. was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scar-| 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on let, and decked with gold, and precious stones, head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. and pearls! 17 For in one hour so great riches is come to 13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in nought. And every ship-master, and all the blood: and his name is called The Word of God. company in ships, and sailors, and as many as 14 And the armies which were in heaven lowed him upon white horses, clothed in fine trade by sea, stood afar off, linen, white and clean.
18 And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!
19 And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas! that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.
15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh
20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.
17 And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and
21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a
18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the
22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and
craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and 19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the
24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth. CHAP. XIX.
21 And the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.
The marriage of the Lamb. after these I heard a
of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia:
Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power,
unto the Lord our God:
The first and last resurrection.
A having the key of the bottomless pit and a
2 For true and righteous are his judgments: for great chain in his hand.
he hath judged the great whore, which did cor- 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath pent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound avenged the blood of his servants at her hand. him a thousand years, 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And her smoke rose up for ever and ever.
4 And the four and twenty elders and the four beasts fell down and worshipped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen"; "Alleluia.
3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled; and after that he must be loosed a little season.
5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.,
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, Alle-image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and luia for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. reigned with Christ a thousand years.
7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.
5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.
8 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years. 7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,
9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage-supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God. 10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. And 8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and fellow-servant, and of thy brethren that have Magog, to gather them together to battle: the the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. 9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. 11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a and compassed the camp of the saints about, and white horse; and he that sat upon him was call- the beloved city: and fire came down from God ed Faithful and True, and in righteousness he out of heaven, and devoured them. doth judge and make war.
10 And the devil that deceived them was cast
4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the