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REV. XI. 8-11,

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that great city, because, she made all And they that dwell upon the earth nations drink of the wine of the wrath shall rejoice over them, and make merry, of her fornication, chap. xiv. 8. And and shall send gifts one to another ; bethe great city was divided into three cause these two prophets tormented them parts, and the cities of the nations that dwelt on the earth. fell: and the great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give

VER. 11. unto her the cup of the wine of the Και μετά τας τρείς ημέρας και ήμισυ, , fierceness of his wrath, xvi. 19. And Tveürac {vns éx TOD OCūsican SEY ŠT' av. upon her forehead was a name writ- τους και έστησαν επί τους πόδας αυτών: ten, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE xai pókos péyas ĒTESTEY Á Ti Tous Sempoły. GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HAR. Tag autous. LOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH, xvii. 5. And he cried Spirit of life from God entered into them,

And after three days and an half a the mightily with a strong voice, saying, and they stood upon their feet; and great Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of de- fear fell upon them which saw them. vils, and the hold of every foul spirit, a Thus saith the Lord God unto and a cage of every unclean and hate- these bones, Behold, I will cause ful bird, xviii. 2. Standing afar off breath to enter into you, and ye shall for the fear of her torment, saying, live : And I will lay sinews upon you, Alas, alas, that great city! Babylon, and will bring up flesh upon you, and that mighty city! for in one hour is cover you with skin, and put breath thy judgment come, 10. And a mighty in you, and ye sball live; and ye shall angel took up a stone like a great mill- know that I am the LORD. So I

prostone, and cast it into the sea, saying, phesied as I was commanded : and as Thus with violence shall that great I prophesied, there was a noise, and city Babylon be thrown down, and behold a shaking, and the bones came shall be found no more at all, 21. together, bone to his bone. And when

c Hear the word of the Lorn, ye I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the came up upon them, and the skin colaw of our God, ye people of Gomor- | vered them above: but there was no rah, Isa. i. 10.

breath in them. Then said he unto d See on Luke ii. ver. 11, clause 3. me, Prophesy unto the wind, proe See on Luke xxiii. ver. 33. phesy, son of man, and say to the

wind, Thus saith the Lord God, VER. 9.

Come from the four winds, O breath, Και βλέψουσιν εκ των λαών και φυλών | and breathe upon these elain, that xal gwrtūv nal lovãy và trápata av- they may live. So I prophesied, as των ημέρας τρείς και ήμισυ, και τα πτώ- he commanded me, and the breath pata airāv oix ápácours Tañas sis urna came into them, and they lived, and pata.

stood up upon their feet, an exceeding And they of the people and kindreds great army. Then he said unto me, and tongues and nutions shall see their Son of man, these bones are the whole dead bodies three days and an half, a and house of Israel : behold, they say, Our shall not suffer their dead bodies to be bones are dried, and our hope is lost ; put in graves.

we are cut off for our parts. There

fore prophesy, and say unto them, a And the carcases of this people Thus saith the Lord God, Behold, o shall be meat for the fowls of the hea- my people, I will open your graves, ven, and for the beasts of the earth; , and cause you to come up out of your and none shall fray them away, Jer. graves, and bring you into the land of vii. 33.

Israel: And ye shall know that I am VER, 10.

the LORD, when I have opened your Και οι κατοικούντες επί της γης χαρούσιν graves, O my people, and brought you Én autóīs, rai suaparońcortar xal' säga up out of your graves, And shall πέμψουσιν αλλήλοις, ότι ούτοι οι δύο προ- put my Spirit in you, and ye shall φήται έβασάνισαν τους κατοικούντας επί | live; and I shall place you in your της γης

own land: then shall ye know that I.

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REV. XI. 11-17.

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ever.

the Lord have spoken it, and per- poured out a prayer when thy chasformed it, saith the LORD, Ezek. tening was upon them, Isa. xxvi. 15, xxxvii. 514.

16. If ye will not hear, and if ye will

not lay it to heart, to give glory unto VER. 12.

my name, saith the LORD of bosts, I Και ήκουσαν φωνήν μεγάλην εκ του will even send a curse upon you, and ougavcũ, réyour ar avtoīs 'Aváents ade. I will curse your blessings; yea, I. Και ανέβησαν εις τον ουρανόν εν τη νεφέλη | have cursed therm already, because ye και έθεώρησαν αυτούς οι εχθροί αυτών: do not lay it to heart, Mal. ii. 2. And they heard a great' voice from

VER. 14. heaven saying unto them, Come up hi. ther. And they ascended up to heaven

Η ουαι η δευτέρα απήλθεν, ιδού η ουαί και. in a cloud; and their enemies behela spírn épXETTaxú. them.

The second woe is past; and, behold, a Shew me a token for good ; that the third woe cometh quickly. they which hate me may see it, and

VER. 15. be ashamed ; because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted me,

Και ο έβδομος άγγελος εσάλπισε, και Psal. lxxxvi. 17. The wicked shall SyÉVOLTO parai peyanas év tớ ouçavo, absee it, and be grieved; he shall gnash yougar 'Eytvorto ai Casileñas Toñ nóopov, with his teeth, and melt away; the του Κυρίου ημών, και του Χριστού αυτού, desire of the wicked shall perish, και βασιλεύσει εις τους αιώνας των αιώνων. cxii. 10.

And the seventh angel sounded ; a and VER. 13.

there were great voices in heaven, saying, Kai ly fusion rộ Xpę iyéveto orolds the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his

The kingdoms of this world are become μέγας, και το δέκατον της πόλεως έπεσε, Christ, and he shall reign for ever and και απεκτάνθησαν εν τω σεισμώ ονόματα ανθρώπων χιλιάδες επτά και οι λοιποί έμφοβοι εγένοντο, και έδωκαν δόξαν τω Θεώ a And I heard a loud voice saying του ουρανού. .

in heaven; Now is come salvation, and a And the same hour was there a great and the power of his Christ: for the

strength, and the kingdom of our God, earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were which accused them before our God

accuser of our bretbren is cast down, slain * of men seven thousand : and the day and night, chap. xii. 10. And I remnant were affrighted, band gave heard as it were the voice of a great glory to the God of heaven.

multitude, and as the voice of many • Gr. names of men.

waters, and as the voice of mighty

thunderings, saying, Alleluia ; for the - See on chap vi. ver. 12. clause 1: Lord God omnipotent reigneth, xix. 6.

b And Joshua said unto Achan, My See also on Matt. viii. ver. 11. son, give, I pray thee, glory to the clause 1. Lord God of Israel, and make con

b See on Luke i. ver. 33. fession unto him; and tell me now what thou hast done; hide it not from

VER. 16. me, Josh. vii. 19. Wherefore ye shall

Και οι είκοσι και τέσσαρες πρεσβύτεροι make images of your emerods, and

οι ενώπιον του Θεού καθήμενοι επί τους images of your mice that mar the land; and ye shall give glory anto θρόνους αυτών, έπεσαν επί τα πρόσωπα the God of Israel : peradventure he aitāv, xai aposenúisav Beq, will lighten his hand from off you,

a And the four-and-twenty elders, and from off your gods, and from off which sat before God on their seats, feli your land, 1 Sam. vi. 5. Thou hast upon their faces, and worshipped God, increased the nation, O LORD, thou a See on chap. iv. ver. 4. clause 1. hast increased the nation: thou art

VER. 17. glorified; thou hadst removed it far unto all the ends of the earth. LORD, Λέγοντες: Ευχαριστουμέν σοι, Κύριε ο in trouble they have visited thee; they | Θεός και παντοκράτωρ, ο ών και ο ερχόμενος

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REV. XI. 17, 18.

A. D. 96. ότι είληφας την δύναμιν σου την μεγάλην, , cSee on Matt. v. ver. 12. clause 2. και εβασίλευσας. .

He that leadeth into captivity Saying, We give thee thanks, * O Lord shall go into captivity: he that killeth God Almighty, which art, and wast, and with the sword must be killed with art to come ; b because thou hast taken the faith of the saints, chap. xvi. 10.

the sword. Here is the patience and to thee thy great power, and hast reigned. The merchants of these things, which a See on chap. i. ver. 8.

were made rich by her, shall stand b And I heard as it were the voice afar off for the fear of her torment, of a great multitude, and as the voice weeping and wailing, And saying, of many waters, and as the voice of Alas, alas, that great city, that was mighty thunderings, saying ; Alleluia; clothed in fine linen, and purple, and for the Lord God omnipotent reign- scarlet, and decked with gold, and eth, chap. xix. 6.

precious stones, and pearls! For in VER. 18.

one hour so great riches is come to

nought. And every ship-master, and Kad sà iðrn kupyisénsav, xai haley all the company in ships, and sailors, οργή σου και ο καιρός των νεκρών, κριθήναι, and as many as trade by Bea, stood και δούναι τον μισθόν τοϊς δούλας σου τοϊς | afar of, And cried when they saw προφήταις και τους αγίους και τους φοβουμέ- the smoke of her burning, saying, νοις το όνομά σου, τους μικρούς και τοϊς | What city is like unto this great city! μεγάλους και διαφθείραι τους διαφθείροντας | And they cast dust on their heads, , Tv yño.

and cried, weeping and wailing, sayAnd the nations were angry, a and ing, Alas, alas, that great city, wherethy wrath is come, band the time of the in were made rich all that had ships dead, that they should be judged, é and in the sea by reason of her costliness! that thou shouldest give reward unto thy for in one hour is she made desolate. servants the prophets, and to the saints, Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye and them that fear thy name, small and holy apostles and prophets; for God great; dand shouldest destroy them which hath avenged you on her. And a * destroy the earth.

mighty angel took up a stone like a * Or, corrupt.

great millstone, and cast it into the

sea, saying, Thus with violence shall a See on chap. vi. ver. 17. clause 1. that great city Babylon be thrown

b And they cried with a loud voice, down, and shall be found no more at saying, How long, O Lord, holy and all. And the voice of harpers, and true, dost thou not judge and avenge musicians, and of pipers, and trumour blood on them that dwell on the peters, shall be heard no more at all earth? And white robes were given in thee; and no craftsman, of whatunto every one of them; and it was soever craft he be, shall be found any said unto them, that they should rest more in thee; and the sound of a yet for a little season, until their fel- millstone shall be heard no more at low-servants also, and their brethren, all in thee; And the light of a candle that should be killed as they were, shall shine no more at all in thee : should be fulfilled, chap. vi. 10, 11. and the voice of the bridegroom and And I saw thrones, and they sat of the bride shall be heard no more at upon them, and judgment was given all in thee : for thy merchants were unto them: and I saw the souls of the great men of the earth; for by thy them that were beheaded for the wit- sorceries were all nations deceived. ness of Jesus, and for the word of And in ber was found the blood of God, and which had not worshipped prophets, and of saints, and of all that the beast, neither his image, neither were slain upon the earth, xviii. 15– had received his mark upon their 24. And the beast was taken, and foreheads, or in their hands; and they with him the false prophet that wrought lived and reigned with Christ a thou- miracles before him, with which he sand years. But the rest of the dead deceived them that had received the lived not again until the thousand mark of the beast, and them that wor years were finished. This is the first shipped bis image. These both were resurrection, XX. 4, 5.

cast alive into a lake of fire burning

• Or, sign.

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A. D. 96. with brimstone. And the remnant sun, and the moon under her feet, d and were slain with the sword of him that upon her head a crown of twelve stars : sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh, xix. a For thy Maker is thine husband; 20, 21. And he shall speak great the LORD of hosts is his name ; and words against the Most High, and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; shall wear out the saints of the Most : The God of the whole earth shall he High, and think to change times and be called. For the LORD hath called laws: and they shall be given into his thee as a woman forsaken and grieved hand, until a time and times and the in spirit, and a wife of youth, when dividing of time. But the judgment thou wast refused, saith thy God. shall sit, and they shall take away his For a small moment have I forsaken dominion, to consume and to destroy thee; but with great mercies will I it unto the end, Dan. vii. 25, 26. gather thee, liv. 5-7. And I will be

troth thee unto me for ever; yea, I VER. 19.

will betroth thee unto me in righKai nvoiyn o vaós to Ostu ky oupavą, teousness, and in judgment, and in sal woon is xsBatès rñs dia Jhxns autou & loving-kindness, and in mercies : I τω ναώ αυτού και εγένοντο αστραπαι και will even betroth thee unto me in φωναι και βρονται και σεισμός και χάλαζα faithfulness ; and thou shalt know the μεγάλη. .

LORD, Hos. ii. 19, 20. He that hath

the bride is the bridegroom, John iii. a And the temple of God was opened in

20. heaven, and there was seen in his temple

b For the LORD God is a sun and 5 the ark of his testament : Cand there shield: the LORD will give grace and were lightnings, and voices, and thun. glory: no good thing will be withhold derings, and an earthquake, and great from them that walk uprightly, Psal. hail.

lxxxiv. 11. The sun shall be no more a And another angel came out of thy light by day; neither for brightthe temple, crying with a loud voice ness shall the moon give light unto to him that sat on the cloud, Thrust thee: but the LORD shall be unto in thy sickle, and reap: for the time thee an everlasting light, and thy God is come for thee to reap: for the har- thy glory. Thy sun shall no more go vest of the earth is ripe. And he that down; neither shall thy moon withsat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on draw itself: for the LORD sball be the earth ; and the earth was reaped. thine everlasting light, and the days And another angel came out of the of thy mourning shall be ended, Isa. temple which is in heaven, he also lx. 19, 20. I will greatly rejoice in having a sharp sickle, chap. xiv. 15 the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in -17. And after that I looked, and, my God : for he hath clothed me behold, the temple of the tabernacle with the garments of salvation, be of the testimony in heaven was open- hath covered me with the robe of ed; and the seven angels came out of righteousness, as a bridegroom deckthe temple, having the seven plagues, eth himself with ornaments, and as a clothed in pure and white linen, and bride adorneth herself with her jewels, having their breasts girded with gol. Ixi. 10. But unto you that fear my den girdles, xv. 5, 6.

name shall the Sun of righteousness bSee on Heb. ix. ver. 4. clause 2. anise with healing in his wings; and "See on chap. iv. ver. 5. clause 1. ye shall go forth and grow up as calves

of the stall, Mal. iv. 2. But now the CHAP. XII.-VER. 1. righteousness of God without the law Kai onpusīov péya woon in to oupava law and the prophets ; Even the righ

is manifested, being witnessed by the γυνή περιβεβλημένη τον ήλιον και η σελήνη υποκάτω των ποδών αυτής, και επί της teousness of God which is by faith of κεφαλής αυτής στέφανος αστέρων δώδεκα

Jesus Christ unto all and upon all "

them that believe ; for there is no difAnd there appeared a great * wonder ference, Rom. iii. 21, 22. But put ye in heaven ; a a woman b clothed with the ! on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make

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not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the And there appeared another * wonder usts thereof, xiii. 14.

in heaven ; and behold a a great red drac But God forbid that I should gon, having seven heads and ten horns, glory, save in the cross of our Lord cand seven crowns upon his heads. Jesus Christ, by whom the world is

• Or, sign. crucified unto me, and I unto the world. For in Christ Jesus neither * See ver. 12. 17. And they worcircumcision availeth any thing, nor shipped the dragon which gave power uncircumcision, but a new creature, unto the beast: and they worshipped Gal. vi. 14, 15.

the beast, saying, Who is like unto 4 The mystery of the seven stars the beast? who is able to make war which thou sawest in my right hand, with him ? xii. 4. And I saw three and the seven golden candlesticks. unclean spirits like frogs come out of The seven stars are the angels of the the mouth of the dragon, and out of seven churches : and the seven can- the mouth of the beast, and out of the dlesticks which thou sawest, are the mouth of the false prophet. For they seven churches, chap. i. 20.

are the spirits of devils, working mi

racles, which go forth unto the kings VER. 2.

of the earth and of the whole world, Και εν γαστρί έχουσα, κράζει ωδίνουσα, to gather them to the battle of that και βασανιζομένη τεκεϊν. .

great day of God Almighty, xvi. 13, And she being with child cried, a tra

14. And he laid hold on the dragon, vailing in birth, and pained to be deli- and Satan, and bound him a thousand

that old serpent, which is the Devil, vered.

years, And cast him into the bottoma He shall see of the travail of his less pit, and shut him up, and set a soul, and shall be satisfied ; by his seal upon him, that he should deceive knowledge shall my righteous servant the nations no more, till the thousand justify many; for he shall bear their years should be fulfilled : and after iniquities, Isa. liii. 11. Sing, O bar that he must be loosed a little season, ren, thou that didst not bear; break xx. 2, 3. Awake, awake, put on forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, that didst not travail with child : for as in the ancient days, in the generamore are the children of the desolate tions of old. Art thou not it that hath than the children of the married wife, cut Rahab, and wounded the dragon ? saith the LORD, liv. 1. Before she Isa. li. 9. travailed, she brought forth; before b And I stood upon the sand of the her pain came, she was delivered of sea, and saw a beast rise up out of a man child. Who hath heard such a the sea, having seven heads and ten thing? who hath seen such things ? horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, Shall the earth be made to bring forth and upon his heads the name of blasin one day? or shall a nation be born phemy, chap. xiii. 1. So he carried at once? for as soon as Zion travailed, me away in the spirit into the wildershe brought forth her children. Shall ness : and I saw a woman sit upon a I bring to the birth, and not cause to scarlet-coloured beast, full of names bring forth ? faith the LORD: shall I of blasphemy, having seven heads cause to bring forth, and shut the and ten horns, xvii. 3. And here is womb? saith thy God, lxvi. 7-9. the mind which hath wisdom. The Therefore will be give them up, until seven heads are seven mountains, on the time that she which travaileth which the woman sitteth, 9. hath brought forth; then the remnant c And the ten horns which thou of his brethren shall return unto the sawest are ten kings, which have rechildren of Israel, Mic. v. 3. ceived no kingdom as yet ; but receive

power as kings one hour with the VER. 3.

beast, chap. xvii. 12. And the ten Και ώφθη άλλο σημείον εν τω ουρανώ, | horns which thou sawest upon the xai idoù dgánov péyaç nuppòs, é xar xsda- beast, these shall hate the whore, λάς επτά και κέρατα δέκα και επί τας | and shall make her desolate and κεφαλάς αυτού διαδήματα επτα, , naked, and shall eat her flesh, and

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