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A. D. 96,

REV. XII. 4-10.

A. D. 96.

θηρίον, λέγοντες· Τίς όμοιος το θηρία και τις

VER. 7. δύναται πολεμήσαι μετ' αυτού και

Και εδόθη αυτώ πόλεμον ποιήσαι μετά a And they worshipped the dragon Tär dyisov, xai viñoat aircúqo xai isson which gave power unto the beast : and aura ftovsia lari mãrar quando sal ghão. they worshipped the beast, saying, Who σαν και έθνος. . is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

a And it was given unto him to make

war with the saints, and to overcome a See on 1 Cor. x. ver. 20.

them: and power was given him over VER. 5.

all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. Και εδόθη αυτώ στόμα λαλούν μεγάλα * And when they shall have finishκαι βλασφημίας, και εδόθη αυτώ εξουσία | ed their testimony, the beast that ποιήσαι μήνας τεσσαράκοντα δύο. . ascendeth out of the bottomless pit a And there was given unto him a

shall make war against them, and mouth speaking grcai things and blas shall overcome them, and kill them, phemies; and power was given unto

him chap. xi. 7. I beheld, and the same

horn made war with the saints, and to continue forty and two months. * Or, to make war.

prevailed against them, Dan. vii. 21.

And his power shall be mighty, but a I considered the horns, and, be

not by his own power: and he shall hold, there came up among them an

destroy wonderfully, and shall prosother little horn, before whom there

per, and practise, and shall destroy were three of the first horns plucked

the mighty and the holy people, vüi. up by the roots : and, behold, in this

24. horn were eyes like the eyes of man,

VER. 8. and a mouth speaking great things, Dan. vii. 8. Ιbeheld then because of ! τοικούντες επί της γης, ών ου γέγραπται

Και προσκυνήσουσιν αυτώ πάντες οι κα. the Voice of the great words which 1 τα ονόματα εν τη βίβλω της ζωής του the horn spake : I beheld even till the beast was slain, and his body destroy

αρνίου έσφαγμένου, από καταβολής κόσμου. ed, and given to the burning flame, 11. And all that dwell upon the earth And the king shall do according to his shall worship him, a whose names are will; and he shall exalt himself, and not written in the book of life of bthe magnify himself above every god, and Lamb slain from the foundation of the shall speak marvellous things against world. the God of gods, and shall prosper a See on Luke. X. ver. 20. clause 2. till the indignation be accomplished : b See on John i. ver. 29. for that that is determined shall be c The beast that thou sawest was, done. Neither shall be regard the and is not; and shall ascend out of God of his fathers, nor the desire of the bottomless pit, and go into perwomen, nor regard any god: for he dition: and they that dwell on the shall magnify himself above all, xi. earth shall wonder, (whose names 36, 37. Who opposeth and exalteth were not written in the book of life himself above all that is called God, from the foundation of the world,) or that is worshipped ; so that he, as when they behold the beast that was, God, sitteth in the temple of God, and is not, and yet is, xvii. 8. shewing himself that he is God, 2 Thess. ii. 4.

VER. 9.
VER. 6.

Εί τις έχει ούς, ακουσάτα.
Και ήνοιξε το στόμα αυτού εις βλασφη-

If any man have an ear, let kim

hear. μίαν προς τον Θεόν, βλασφημήσαι το όνομα αυτού, και την σκηνήν αυτού, και τους

a See on Matt. xi. ver. 15. εν τω ουρανώ σκηνούντας:

VER. 10. n And he opened his mouth in blas.

Εί τις αιχμαλωσίαν συνάγει, εις αιχphemy against God, to blaspheme his | μαλωσίαν υπάγει: εί τις έν μαχείρα name, and his tabernacle, and them that SOXTEVET, dei aitèr by Maxcalp ároxtasdwell in heaven.

θήναι" ώδε έστιν και υπομονή και και πίστις * See on ver. 5.

των αγίων. .

Α. D. 96.
REV. XII. 10-18.

Α. D. 96. a He that leadeth into captivity shall | the earth, that they should make an go into captivity: b he that killeth with image to b the beast, which had the the sword must be killed with the sword. wound by a sword, and did live. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

a See on chap. xii. ver. 9. clause 5.

b See ver. 3. a Woe to thee that spoilest, and thou wast not spoiled ; and dealest

VER. 15. treacherously, and they dealt not Και εδόθη αυτώ δούναι πνεύμα τη εικόνα treacherously with thee! when thou του θηρίου, ένα και λαλήση ή εικών του shalt cease to spoil, thou shalt be θηρίου, και ποιήση, όσοι αν μη προσκυνήspoiled; and when thou shalt make

σωσι την εικόνα του θηρίου, ένα ασοκan end to deal treacherously, they | τανθώσι. shall deal treacherously with thee, Isa. xxxiii. 1.

And he had power to give *life unto b See on Matt. xxvi. ver. 52. clause 2. the image of the beast, that the image of • See on Luke xxi. ver. 19.

the beast should both speak, and cause

that as many as would not worship the VER. 11.

image of the beast should be killed. Και είδον άλλο θηρίον αναβαίνον εκ της

• Gr. breath. γής, και είχε κέρατα δύο όμοια αρνίω και ελάλει ως δράκων.

VER. 16. And I beheld another beast coming up

Και ποιεί πάντας, τους μικρούς και out of the earth ; and he had two horns τους μεγάλους, και τους πλουσίους και like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. τους πτωχούς, και τους ελευθέρους και

τους δούλους, ίνα δώση αυτοϊς χάραγμα VER. 19.

επί της χειρός αυτών της δεξιάς, ή επί Και την εξουσίας του πρώτου θηρίου πά- των μετώπων αυτών. σαν ποιεί ενώπιον αυτού, και ποιεί την γην

And he caused all, both small and και τους κατοικούντας εν αυτή ίνα προσ- | great, rich and poor, free and bond, to κυνήσωσι το θηρίον το πρώτον, ου εθερα

receive a mark in their right hand, or πεύθη ή πληγή του θανάτου αυτού.

in their foreheads: a And he exerciseth all the power of the first beust before him, and causeth

• Gr. give them. the earth and them which dwell therein

VER. 17. to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.

Και ένα μή τις δύνηται αγοράσαι ή πω2 See ver. 1-8.

λήσαι, ει μή ο έχων το χάραγμα, ή το

όνομα του θηρίου, και τον αριθμόν του ονόμαVER. 13. Και ποιεί σημεία μεγάλα, ένα και πώς And that no man might buy or sell, ποιη καταβαίνειν εκ του ουρανού εις την εαυe he that had the mark, or the name γών, ενώπιον των ανθρώπων,

of the beast, or the number of his name. a And he doeth great wonders, so that

VER. 18. he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,

"Ωδε ή σοφία εστίν. ο έχων τον νούν,

ψηφισάτω τον αριθμόν του θηρίου αριθ. aSee on Μatt. xxiv. ver. 94. clause 2. μος γαρ ανθρώπου έστι, και ο αριθμός αυ

του χξστ'. VER. 14. Και πλανά τους κατοικούντας επί της a Here is wisdom. Let him that hath γης διά τα σημεία και εδόθη αυτώ ποιήσαι undlerstanding count the number of the ενώπιον του θηρίου: λέγων τοϊς κατοικούσιν beast: for it is the number of a man; επί της γης, ποιήσαι εικόνα τω θηρίω ο αnd his number is Sir hundred threeέχει την πληγήν της μαχαίρας, και έζησε. | score and sir.

a And deceiveth them that dwell on a And here is the mind which hath the earth by the means of those miracles wisdom. The seven heads are seven which he had power to do in the sight of mountains, on which the woman sitthe beast ; saying to them that dwell on teth, chap. xvii. 9.

τος αυτού.

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REV. XIV. 1-6.

Α. D. 96.

the stone a new name written, which CHAP. XIV.-VER. 1. no man knoweth saving he that reΚαι είδον, και ιδού αρνίον εστηκός επί

ceiveth it, chap. ii. 17.

See on Matt. xxvi. ver. 28. το όρος Σιών, και μετ' αυτού έκατον τεσσαρακοντατέσσαρες χιλιάδες, έχουσαι το

VER. 4. όνομα του πατρός αυτού γεγραμμένον επί των μετώπων αυτών.

Ούτοι εισιν οι μετα γυναικών ουκ έμο

λύνθησαν» παρθένοι γάς είσιν. Ούτι είστε οι And I looked, und, lo, & a Lamb stood

ακολοθούντες τα αρνία όπου αν υπάγε. on b the nount Sion, and with him can

Ούτοι ήγοράσθησαν από των ανθρώπων, hundred forty and four thousand, hav

απαρχή τω Θεώ και το αρνία, ing his Father's nume written in their foreheads.

These are they which were not defiled

with women ; for they are virgins. a See on John i. ver. 29. clause 1.

a These are they which follow the Lamb b See on Heb. xii. ver. 22. clause 1.

whithersoever he goeth. These were c Saying, Hurt not the earth, nei * redeemed from among men, being ther the sea, nor the trees, till we

the firstfruits unto God and to the have sealed the servants of our God Lamb. in their foreheads. And I heard the

• Gr. bought. number of them which were sealed :

a See on John X. ver. 4. and there were sealed an hundred and

See on Matt. xxvi. ver. 28. forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel, chap.

See on Heb. xii. ver. 23. clause 1. vii. 3, 4.

VER. 5.
VER. 2.

Και εν τω στόματι αυτών ουχ εύρέθη Και ήκουσα φωνήν εκ του ουρανού, ας | δόλος: άμωμοι γάρ ειση ενώπιον του θρόνου φωνήν υδάτων πολλών, και ως φωνήν βρον- | του Θεού. της μεγάλης και φωνήν ήκουσα κιθαρωδών

a And in their mouth was found no κιθαριζόντων εκ ταϊς κιθάραις αυτών:

guile : for b they are without fault bea And I heard a voice from heaven, fore the throne of God. as the voice of many waters, and as the vince of a great thunder: and I heard the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and

a Blessed is the man unto whom the voice of hurpers harping with their in whose spirit there is no guile, Psal. harps :

Xxxii. 2. Jesus saw Nathanael coma See on chap. i. ver. 15. clause 2. ing to him, and saith of him, Behold See on chap. v. ver. 8. clause 2. an Israelite indeed, in whom is no

guile! John i. 47. VER. 3.

b See on 1 Cor. i. ver. 8. clause S. Και άδουσιν ώς ωδήν καινήν ενώπιον του θρόνου, και ενώπιον των τεσσάρων ζώων,

VER. 6. και των πρεσβυτέρων: και ουδείς ήδύνατο Και είδον άλλον άγγελον πετάμεσου εν μαθεϊν την ωδήν, ει μη αι εκατόν τεσσαρα- μεσουρανήματι, έχοντα ευαγγέλιον ειάκοντατέσσαρες χιλιάδες, οι ήγορασμένοι νιον, ευαγγελίσαι τους κατοικούντας επί από της γης.

της γης, και πάν έθνος και φυλής και 2 And they sung as it were a new

γλώσσας και λαόν. song b before the throne, and before cthe a And I saw another angel fly in the four beasts, and the elders: dand no man midst of heaven, having b the everlastcould learn that song but the hundred | ing Gospel e to preach unto them that and forty and four thousund, e which dwell on the earth, and to every nation, were redeemed from the earth.

and kindred, ond tongue, and people, a See on chap. v. ver. 9. clause 1. a See on chap. viii. ver. 13. clause 1.

See on chap. iv. ver. 2. clauses 6 Although my house be not so with 2, 3.

God; yet he hath made with me an • See on chap. iv. ver. 4.

everlasting covenant, ordered in all dTo him that overcometh will I things, and sure : for this is all my give to eat of the hidden manna, and salvation, and all my desire, although will give him a white stone, and in ' he makt it not to grow, 2 Sam. xxiii. 5.

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REV. XIV. 6-8.

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The grass withereth, the flower fadeth : but the word of our God shall

VER. 8. stand for ever, Isa. xl. 8. But Israel Και άλλος άγγελος ήκολούθησε, λέγων: shall be saved in the LORD with an | "Επεσεν, έπεσε Βαβυλών ή πόλις και μεγάλη, everlasting salvation : ye shall not ότι εκ του οίνου του θυμού της πορνείας αύbe ashamed nor confounded world | της πεπότικε πάντα έθνη. . without end, xlv. 17. Lift up your

And there followed another angel, sayeyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath ; for the heavens ing, a Babylon is fullen, is fallen, that shall vanish away like smoke, and great city, because she made all nathe earth shall wax old like a gar

tions drink of the wine of the wrath of ment, and they that dwell therein

her fornication. shall die in like manner: but my sal a And the great city was divided vation shall be for ever, and my righ into three parts, and the cities of the teousness shall not be abolished, li.6. nations fell: and great Babylon came For the moth shall eat them up like in remembrance before God, to give a garment, and the worm shall eat unto her thecup of the wine of the fiercethem like wool: but my righteous- ness of his wrath, chap. xvi. 19. And ness shall be for ever, and my salva- upon her forehead was a name writtion from generation to generation, 8. ten, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE And to make all men see, what is the GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARfellowship of the mystery, which from

LOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF the beginning of the world hath been THE EARTH, xvii. 5. And the wohid in God, who created all things man which thou sawest is that great by Jesus Christ : To the intent that city, which reigneth over the kings of now unto the principalities and powers

the earth, 18. And he cried mightily in heavenly places might be known, with a strong voice, saying, Babylon by the church, the manifold wisdom the great is fallen, is fallen, and is of God. According to the eternal

become the habitation of devils, and purpose which he purposed in Christ the hold of every foul spirit, and a Jesus our Lord, Eph. iii. 9—11. Now cage of every unclean and hateful our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and bird, xviii. 2. Standing afar off for God even our Father, which hath the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, loved us, and hath given us everlast- alas that great city Babylon, that ing consolation and good hope through mighty city! for in one hour is thy grace, 2 Thess. ii. 16. Now the God judgment come, 10. And cried when of peace, that brought again from the they saw the smoke of her burning, dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shep- saying, What city is like unto this berd of the sheep, through the blood great city! And they cast dust on of the everlasting covenant, Heb. xiii. their heads, and cried, weeping and 20.

wailing, saying, Alas, alas that great See on Matt. xxviii. ver. 19. clause 1. city, wherein were made rich all that

had ships in the sea by reason of her VER. 7.

costliness! for in one hour is she Aéyoura és Darvin Meycan poßhonte tòy made desolate. Rejoice over her, Osór, sai sóte aitõ dégar, öts hadev is thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and ώρα της κρίσεως αυτού και προσκυνήσατε prophets ; for God hath avenged you Tão Troncarts tòx ougardy ral' the giño xal on her. And a mighty angel took up θάλασσας και πηγές υδάτων.

a stone like a great millstone, and Saying with a loud voice, a Fear God, cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with band give glory to him ; C for the hour violence shall that great city Babyof his judgment is come : and worship found no more at all, 18-21. And,

lon be thrown down, and shall be d' him that made heaven, and earth, and behold, here cometh a chariot of men, the seu, and the fountains of waters.

with a couple of horsemen. And he a See on Acts ix. ver. 31. clause 1. answered and said, Babylon is fallen, b See on Matt. v. ver. 16. clause 2. is fallen ; and all the graven images e See on John v. ver. 22.

of her gods he hath broken unto the d See on Acts iv. ver. 24.

ground, Isa. xxi. 9. Babylon is sud

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REV. XIV. 8-11.

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denly fallen and destroyed : howl for had the mark, or the name of the beast, her; take balm for her pain, if so be or the number of his name, chap. xiii. she may be healed. We would have 15–17. healed Babylon, but she is not heal

VER. 10. ed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country: for her

Και αυτός πίεται εκ του οίνου του θυjudgment reacheth unto heaven, and μού του Θεού, του κεκερασμένου ακράτου is lifted up even to the skies, Jer. li. iv tõ gromnpizo rñs ógzins aitoī. xai Rz 8,9.

σανισθήσεται εν πυρί και θείω ενώπιον των 5 With whom the kings of the earth | αγίων αγγέλων και ενώπιον του αργίου, have committed fornication, and the a The same shall drink of the wine of inhabiters of the earth have been the wrath of God, which is poured out made drunk with the wine of her for- without mixture into the cup of his innication, chap. xvii. 2. And the wo- dignation ; band he shall be tormented man was arrayed in purple and scar- with fire and brimstone in the presence of let-colour, and decked with gold and the holy angels

, and in the presence of precious stones and pearls, having a the Lamb: golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornica a And the great city was divided tion, 4. For all nations have drunk into three parts, and the cities of the of the wine of the wrath of her for nations fell: and great Babylon came nication, and the kings of the earth in remembrance before God, to give have committed fornication with her, unto her the cup of the wine of the and the merchants of the earth are

fierceness of his wrath, chap. xvi. 19. waxed rich through the abundance of His eyes shall see his destruction, her delicacies, xviii. S. For true and and he shall drink of the wrath of the righteous are his judgments : for he Almighty, Job xxi. 20. Upon the hath judged the great whore, which wicked he shall rain snares, fire and did corrupt the earth with her forni- brimstone, and an horrible tempest: cation, and hath avenged the blood of this shall be the portion of their cup, his servants at her hand, xix, 2. Ba Psal. xi. 6. For in the hand of the bylon hath been a golden cup in the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is Lord's hand, that made all the earth red; it is full of mixture; and he drunken: the nations have drunken poureth out of the same: but the dregs of her wine; therefore the nations are thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall mad, Jer. li. 7.

wring them out, and drink them, lxxv. 8.

bSee on Matt. iii. ver. 12. clause 5. VER. 9.

VER. 11. Και τρίτος άγγελος ήκολούθησεν αυτούς, , λέγων έν φωνή μεγάλη: Εί τις το θηρίον Και ο καπνός του βασανισμού αυτών προσκυνεϊ και την εικόνα αυτού, και λαμβά- αναβαίνει εις αιώνας αιώνων και ουκ έχουνει χάραγμα επί του μετώπου αυτού, και σιν ανάπαυσιν ημέρας και νυκτός οι προσεπί την χείρα αυτού, ,

κυνούντες το θηρίου και την εικόνα αυτού,

και εί τις λαμβάνει το χάραγμα του ονόAnd the third angel followed them,

ματος

zÚTou. saying with a loud voice, a If any man worship the beast and his image, and re 2 And the smoke of their torment asceive his mark in his forehead, or in his cendeth up for ever and ever: and they hand,

have no rest day nor night, who worship a And he had power to give life unto the beast and his image, and whosoever the image of the beast, that the image receiveth the mark of his name. of the beast should both speak, and a And again they said, Alleluia. cause that as many as would not wor. And her smoke rose up for ever and ship the image of the beast should be ever, chap. xix. 3. And the devil killed. And he caused all, both small that deceived them was cast into the and great, rich and poor, free and lake of fire and brimstone, where the bond, to receive a mark in their right | beast and the false prophet are, and band, or in their foreheads; And that shall be tormented day and night for no man might buy or sell, save he that ever and ever, xx. 10.

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