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"See on chap. iv. ver. 4. clause 1.
"Αnd I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and Ι heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps: Αnd they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders : and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth, chap. xiv. 2, 3. Αnd I sawas it were a sea ofglass mingled with fire , and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God, xν. 2.
" Αnd one of the four beasts gave unto the seven angels seven golden vials, full of the wrath of God who liveth for ever and ever, chap. xv. 7. " Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense, and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice, Ρsal. cxli. 2.
a Αnd cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to ourGod which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. Αnd all the angels stood τουnd about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, Saying, Αmen: Blessing, and giory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, ύe uato our God for ever and ever. Αmen, chap. vii. 10-12. Αnd they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders : and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty αnd four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth, xiv. 3. " Αnd I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open thebook, and to loose the seals thereof? Αnd no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon. Αnd Ι wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, meither to look thereon, ver. 2-4. • See on Μatt. xvi. ver. 21. clause 1. 4 See on Μatt. xxvi. ver. 28. "Αfter this Ibeheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands, chap. vii. 9. Αnd I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, πίν. 6. Αud he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel to
every creature, Ηe that believeth, and is baptized, shall be saved, but he that believeth not shall be damned, Μark xvi. 15, 16.
"See on 1 Ρet. ii. ver. 9. clause 2.
" Βlessed 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, chap. xx. 6. Βut the saints of the most Ηighshall take the kingdom, and possess the kingdom, for ever, even for ever and ever, Dan. vii. 18. Αnd the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be Ε to the people of the saints of the
ost Ηigh, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him, 27.
* Αnd all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, andfell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, chap. vii. 11. Αnd he said, Ηear thou therefore the word of the LoRD : I saw the LoRD sitting on his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him on his right hand and on his left, 1 Κings xxii. 19. Βless the Lonυ, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word, Ρsal. ciii.20. Praise ye LonD. Praise ye the Loan from the heavens: praise him in the heights. Praise ye him,
all his angels : praise ye him, all his hosts, cxlviii. 1, 2. "See on chap. iv. ver. 4. clause 1. • Αnd I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Αlleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth, chap. xix. 6. Αnd he said, Τhe Lonυ came from Sinai, and rose u from Seir unto them ; he shined επί from mount Ρaran, and he came with ten thousands of saints : from his right hand uent a fiery law for them, Deut. xxxiii. 2. Τhe chariots of God ατe twenty thousand, ευcn thousands of angels: the LoRD is among them as in Sinai,in the holy place, Psal.lxviii. 17. Α fiery stream issued and came forth from before him : thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him : the judgment was set, and the books were opened, Dan. vii. 10. Βut ye are come unto mount Sion, and untothecityofthe living God, theheavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, Ηeb. xii. 22.
"Αnd I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse ; and he that sat upon him uras called Faithful and Τrue; and in righteousness he doth judge and make war, chap. xix. 11. b Gird thy sword upon thυ thigh, Ο most mighty, with thy glory and thy majesty. Αnd in thy majesty ride prosperously, because of truth, and meekness, and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things. Τhine arrows are sharp in the heart of the Κing's enemies ; υhereby the people fall under thee, Ρsal. xlv. 3-5. c Αnd Ι looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle, chap. xiv. 14. Ηis eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew but he himself, xix. 12. d See on Μatt. xxviii. ver. 18. eΑnd the seventh angel sounded: and there were great voices in heaven, saying, Τhe kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever, chap. xi. 15. Τhese shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them : for he is Lord of lords, and Κing of kings : and they that are with him ατε called, and chosen, and faithful, xvii. 14. Ο sing unto the Lonn a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand and his holy arm hath gotten him the victory. The LonD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen. Ηe bath remembered his mercy and
his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God, Ρsal. xcviii. 1-3. Τhe LoπD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Ζion: τole thou in the midst of thine enemies, cx. 2. For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet, 1 Cor. xv. 25. For though we walk in the fiesh, we do not war after the flesh : (For the weapons ofour warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the know
"I saw by night, and, behold, a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle-trees that ωere in the bottom, and behind him υere there red horses, speckled, and white, Ζech. i. 8. "Αrise, Ο Loan, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, which is thy sword. Ρsal. xvii. 13. Ο Αssyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is πmine indignation. I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will Ι give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets. Ιsa. χ. 5, 6. Αnd I will strengthen the arms of the king of Babylon, and Ε my sword in his hand: but I will reak Pharaoh's arms, and he shall groan before him with the groamings of a deadly-wounded man. Βut I will Ε the arms of the king of Βabylon, and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall down; and they shall know that I am the LoRD, when I shall put my sword into the hand of the king of Βabylon, and he shall stretch it out upon the land of Εgypt, Εzek. xxx. 24, 25. VΕR. 5. και ότι ήνοιξε την τρίτην σφραγίδα, ήκουσα του τρίτου ζώου λέγοντας: "Ερχου και
" Αnd when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver Jou your bread again by weight : and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied, Lev. xxvi. 26. Αnd thy meat which thou shalt eat shall be by weight, twenty shekels a-day : from time to time shalt thou eat it, Εzek. iv. 10. Μoreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem ; and they shall eat bread by weight, and Εί, care, and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment, 16.
* Αnd the sixth angel sounded, and 1 heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altarwhich is before God, chap. ix. 13.
"Αnd I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them : and Ιεαιυ the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreReads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thόusand years, chap. xx. 4.
• See on Μatt. x. ver. 21.
"See on chap. iii. ver. 4. clause 1.
" Αnd all the host of heaven shall be dissolved, and the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll: and all their host shall fall down, as the leaf falleth off from the vine, and as a falling.fig from the fig-tree, Isa. xxxiv. 4. See also on Μatt. v. ver. 18. clause 1.
"Αnd everyislandfiedaway, and the mountains were not found, chap. xvi. 20. I beheld the earth, and, lo, it tras without form and void; and the heavens, and they had no light. 1 beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly. Ι beheld, and lo, there ωas no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fied. Ι beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place μαs a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the pre