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6 These have power to shut heaven, ND I saw another mighty angel come it rain not in the days of their propter

3 cloud; and a rainbow was upon his head, to blood, and to smite the earth wir and his face was as it were the sun, and his plagues, as often as they will. ieet as pillars of fire :

7 And when they shall have finished Ahavi 2 And he had in his hand a little book testimony, the beast that asceudetha open: and he set his right foot upon the sea, the bottomless pit shall make war ac and his left fool on the earth,

them, and shallovercome them, and ki! 3 And cried with a loud voice, as when a 8 And their dead bodies shall lie lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven street of the great city, which spiritus

ders thunders uttered their voices.

called Sodom and Egypi, where als 4 And when the seven thunders had utter- Lord was crucified. ed their voices, I was about to write: and I 9 And they of the people, and kruk was heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, and tongues, and nations, shall see

to Seai up those things which the seven thun- dead bodies three days and an ball. ders utiered, and write them not.

shall not suffer their scad bodies to be 5 And the angel which I saw stand upon in graves. the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand io And they that dwell upon the et to heaven,

shall rejoice over them, and make it 6 And sware by him that liveth for ever and shall send gifts one to another; kr. and ever, who created beaven, and the these two prophets tormented them shings that therein are, and the earth, and dwelt on the earth. the things that therein are, and the sea, and 11 And after three days and an hall the things which are therein, that there Spirit of life froin God entered into us.

pla should be time no longer: and they stood upon their feet; and

old 7 But in the days of the voice of the se- fear fell upon thein which saw them. venth angel, when he shall begin to sound, 12 And they heard a great voice the mystery of God should be finished, as he heaven saying unto them, Come up tan bath declared to his servants the prophets. And they ascended up to heaven in adu 8 And the voice which I heard from hea- and their enemies beheld them.

hea ven spake unto me again, and said, Go and 13 And the same hour was there a gre take the little book which is open in the hand earthquake, and the tenth part of the city. of the angel which standeth upon the sea and in the earthquake were slain of me and upon the earth. ven thousand : and the remnant were +

thre 9 And I went unto the angel, and said un- frighted, and gave glory to the God ol bez to him, Give me the little book. And he ven.

1 said unto me, take it, and eat it up; and it 14 The second woe is past; and, bebu shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall be in the third woe cometh quickly. thy mouth sweet as honey.

15 And the seventh angel sounded; e 10 And I took the little book out of the an- there were great voices in heaven, saya

1 gel's hand, and ale it up; and it was in my The kingdoms of this world are become mouth sweet as honey; and as soon as I had kinydoms of our Lord, and of his Chris. ealen it, my belly was bitter.

and he shall reign for ever and ever. 11 And he said unto me, Thou must pro 16 And the four and twenty elders, which phesy again before many peoples, and na- sat before God on their seats, fell upon Lions, and tongues, and kings.

faces and worshipped God, CHAP XỈ.

17 Saying, We give thee thanks, 0 Im a rod: and the angel stood, saying, to come; because thou hast taken to the Rise, and measure the temple of God, and thy great power, and hast reigned. the altar, and them that worship therein. 18 And the nations were angry, and the

2 But the court which is without the tem-wrath is come, and the time of the deale ple leave out, and measure it not; for it is that they should be judged, and bat the given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shouldest give reward unto thy servants the shall they tread under foot forty and two prophets, and to the saints, and them that months.

fear thy name, small and great; and should 3 And I will give power unto my two est destroy them which destroy the earth. witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thou 19 And the temple of God was opened is sand two hundred and threescore days, cloth- heaven, and there was seen in his temple tre ed in sackcloth.

ark of his testament: and there were light 4 These are the two olive-trees, and the nings, and voices, and thunderings, and u two candlesticks standing before the God of earthquake, and great hail. the earth.

CẢAP. XII. 5 And if any man will hurt them, fire pro ND there appeared a great wonder in needeth out of their mouth, and devoureth heaven; a woman clothed with the sun their cnemies; and if any man will hurt and the inoon under her feet, and upon her then be must uur this manner be killed. bead a crown of twelve stars:





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ina she being with child, cried, travail- ing seven heads and ten horns, and upon Min a birth, and pained to be delivered. horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the \nd there appeared another wonder in name of blasphemy. en; and behold a great red dragon, 2 And the beast which I saw was like un ig seven heads and ten horus, and se- to a leopard, and his feet were as the feet or crowns upon his heads.

a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: And his tail drew the third part of the and the dragon gave him his power, and his

of heaven, and did cast them to the seat, and great authority. h; and the dragon stood before the wo 3 And I saw one of his beads as it were

which was ready to be delivered, for to wounded to death ; and his deadly wound pur her child as soon as it was born. was healed: and all the world wondered Aud she brought forth a man-child, who after the beast. to rule all nations with a rod of iren: 4 And they worshipped the dragon which her child was caught up unto God, and gave power unio the beast : and they wor is thropc.

shipped the beast, saying, Who is like unt And the woman fed into the wilderness, the beast? who is able to make war with ere she hath a place prepared of God, him? t they should seed her there a thousand 5 And there was given unto him a mouth hundred and threescore days.

speaking great things, and blasphemies: ani' And there was war in heaven: Michael power was given unto him to continue forty ! his angels fought against the dragon; and two months. - the dragon fought and his angels, 6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy 8 And prevailed not; neither was their against God, io blaspheme his name, and his ice found any more in heaven.

tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven. 9 And the great dragon was cast out, that 7 And it was given unto him to make war I serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, with the saints, and to overcome them: and nich deceiveth the whole world: he was power was given him over all kindreds, and ist out into the earth, and his angels ere congres, and nations. est out with him.

And all that dwell upon the earth shall 10 And I heard a loud voice saying in worship him, whose names are not written in eaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, the book of life of the Lamb slain from the nd the kingdom of our God, and the power foundation of the world. f his Christ: for the accuser of our bre 9 If any man have an ear, let him hear. breu is cast down, which accused them be 10 He ihat leadeth into captivity, shall go ore our God day and night.

into captivity : he that killeih' with the 11 And they overcaine him by the blood sword, must be killed with the sword. Here of the Lamb, and by the word of their testi- is the patience and the faith of the saints. mony; and they loved not their lives unto 11 And I beheld another beast coming up the death.

out of the earth; and he had two horns like 12 Therefore rejoice, ?e heavens, and ye a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters 12 And he exerciseth all the power of the of the carth and of the sea! for the devil is first beast before him, and causeth the carth, come down unto you, having great wrath, and them which dwell therein, to worship because he knoweth that he hath but a short the first beast, whose deadly wound was time.

healed. 13 And when the dragon saw that he was 13 And he docth great wonders, so that he cast unto the earth, he persecuted the wo-maketh fire come down from heaven on the man which broug lit forth ine man-chill. earth in the sight of men,

14 And to the woman were given two 14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the wings of a great eagle, that she might fly earth by the means of those miracles which he into the wilderness, into her place; where had power to do inahe sight of the beast, say. she is nourished for a time, and limes, and ing 10 them that dwell on the earth, that they half a time, from the face of the serpent. shoald make an image to the beast which had

15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth wa- the wound by a sword, and did live, ter as a fiood after the woman, that he might 15 And he had power to give life unto the cause her to be carried away of the floodl. image of the beast, that the image of the beast

16 And the earth helped the woman; and should both speak, and cause ihal as many the carth opened her mouth, and swallowed as would not worship the image of the beast up the flood which the dragon cast out of his should be killed. mouth.

16 Ind he caused all, both small and great 17 And the dragon was hroth with the rich and peor, free and homi, to receive a woman, and went to make war with the mark in their right hand, or in their fore. remnant of her sell, which keep the com- heails : mandments of God, and have the testimony! 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save of Jesus Christ.

he that had the mark, or the name of the CUP. XII.

beast, or the number of his name. ND I stood upon the sand 18 fire is wisdoin. Let him that hath un saw a beast rise up out of the end, has. tersanding count the number of the beau

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harvest of the earth is ripe. Aihe looked and bad w Lamim s too dun.

16 And he that sat on the cloud thrus sia
the mount Sion, and with him an hun- bis sickle on the earth; and the earth
dred forty and four thousand, having his Fa- reaped.
uer's name written in their foreheads. 17 And another angel came out of

And I heard a voice from heaven, as the temple which is in beaven, he also have
i oice of many waters, and as the voice of a sharp sickle.
great thuuder; and I heard the voice of harp 18 And another angel came out from
ers barping with their harps :

altar, which had power over fire ; and ca
3 And they sung as it were a new song be- with a loud cry to him that had the si
fore the throne, and before the four beasts sickle, saying, 'Thrust in thy sharp siekle, thu
and the elders : and yo man could learn that gather the clusters of the vine of the earu!
song but the hundred and forty and four thou- for her grapes are fully ripe.
sand, which were redeemed from the earth. 19 And the angel thrust in his sickles

tod 4 These are they which were not defiled the earth, and gathered the vine of the ear.

Ev with women ; for they are virgins. These and cast it into the great wine-press of

are they which fellow the Lamb whitherso- wrath of God.
ever he gooth These were redeemed from 20 And the wine-press was trodden wit
among men, being the first-fruits upto God out the ciiy, and blood came out of 10 ap
and to the Lamb.

wine-press, even unto the horse-bridles, to
5 And in their mouth was found no guile : the space of a thousand and six hundra
for they are without fault before the throne furlongs.
of God.

6 And I saw another angel fly in the midst ND I saw another sign in heaven, gris
of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to and marvellous, seven angels having the
preach unto them that dwell on the earth, seven last plagues ; lor in them is filled up
and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, the wrath of God.
and people,
2 And I saw as it were a sea of glas

7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and mingled with fire; and them that had gotten
give glory to him, for the hour of his judg- the victory over the beast, and over be
ment is come: and worship him that inade image, and over his mark, and over the pen
heaven and earth, and the sea, and the foun- number of his name, stand on the sea of
tains of waters.
glass, having the harps of God.

upo 8 And there followed another angel, say 3 And they sing the song of Moses the ser ing, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, chat great vant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saya city, because she made all nations drink of ing, Great and marvellous are thy works

1 the wine of the wrath of her fornication, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thị

frog 9 And the third angel followed them, say, ways, thou King of saints. ing with a loud voice, If any man worship 4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and

of the beast and bis image, and receive his mark glorify thy name ? for thou only art holy: fer 1 in his forehead, or in bis hand,

all nations shall come and worship before 10 The same shall drink of the wine of the thee; fo: thy judgments are made maniles wrath of God, which is poured out without 5 And afier thai I looked, and, behold, the mixture into the cup of his indignation ; and temple of the tabernacle of the testimony ia

Jor be shall be tormented with fire and brim-heaven was opencu.

1. sione in the presence of the holy angels, and 6 And the seven angels came out of the in the presence of the Lamb:

temple, having the seven plagues, clothed 11 And the smoke of their torrent ascend-in pure and white linen, and having their eth up for ever and ever : and they have no breasts girded with golden girdles.

plad rest day nor night, who worship the least and 7 And one of the four beasts gave unto tec his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark the seven angels seven golden vials full 1 of his name.

of the wrath of God, who liveth for ever 12 Here is the patience of the saints: here, and ever.

Joic ure they that keep the commandments of 8 And the temple was filled with smoke God, and the faith of Jesus.

from ihe glory of God, and from his power; 1
13 And I heard a voice from heaven say- and no man was able to enter into the tem
Ong unto ine, Write, Blessed are the dead ple, till the seven plagues of the seven angels
which die in the Lord froin henceforth: Yea, were fulfilled.
saith the Spirit, that tkwy may rest from their

labours andolheir works of allowed. A Nape heard a seveice out of the term
and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son ways, and pour out the vials of the wrail of
of man, having on bis head a golden crown, God upon the earth.
and in his hand a sharp sickle.

2 And the first went, and poured out his
15 And another angel came out of the tem- vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome
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are mark of the beast, and upon them which, 21 And there fell upon men a great hail orshipped his image.

out of heaven, every stone about the weight 3 And the second angel poured out his of a talent: and men blasphemed Gud beial upon the sea; and it became as the cause of the plague of the hail; for the plague looul of a dead man: and every living soul thereof was exceeding grcal. ied in the sea.

CIIAP. XVII. 4. And the third angel poured out his via! ND there came one of the seven angels pon

the rivers and fountains of waters; and which had the seven vials, and talked * wlicy became blood.

with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I 5 And I heard the angel of the waters say, will shew unto thee the judgment of the Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and great whore that sitteth upon many waters; xast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged 2 With whom the kings of the earth have hus:

committed fornication, and the inhabitants 6 For they have shed the blood of saints of the earth have been made drunk with the and prophets, and thou hast given them blood wine of her fornication. to drink ; for they are worthy,

3 So he carried me away in the spirit into 7 And I heard another out of the altar say, the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon Even Lord God Almighty, true and righ- a scarlet-coloured beast, full of names of blastegus are thy judgments.

phemy, having seven heads and ten horns. & And the fourth angel poured out his vial 4. And the woman was arrayed in purple *** upon the sun ; and power was given unto him and scarlet colour, and decked with gold, o scorch men with fire.

and precious stones, and pearls, having a 9 Aud men were scorched with great heat, golden cup in her hand full of abominations and blasphemed the name of God, which hath and filthiness of her fornication. power over these plagues: and they repented 5 And upon her forehead was a name got to give him glory.

wriven, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE 10 And the filih angel poured out his vial GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HAReing upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom LOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF is was full of darkness; and they gnawed their THE EARTII. tongues for pain,

6 And I saw the woman drunken with the And blasphemed the God of heaven be- blood of the saints, and with the blood of cause of their pains and their sores, and re- the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, pented not of their deeds.

I wondered with great admiration. 12 And the sixth angel poured out his vial 7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore e upon the great river Euphrates; and the wa- didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mys

cer thereof was dried up, that the way of the tery of the woman, and of the beast that caris kings of the east might be prepared. rieth her, which hath the seven beads and

13 And I saw three unclean spirits like ten horns. frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, 8 The beast that thou sawest was, and is and out of the mouth of the beast, and out not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless of the mouth of the false prophet.

pit, and go into perdition: and they that 14 For they are the spirits of devils, work-dwell on the earih shall wonder, (whose ing miracles, which go forth unto the kings names were not written in the book of life of the earth and of the whole world, to gå- from the foundation of the world,) when ther them to the battle of that great day of they behold the beast that was, and is not, Jod Almighly:

and yet is. 15 1 Behold, I come as a thief, Blessed is 9 And here is the mind which hath wis le that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, dom. The seven beads are seven moun est he walk naked, and they see his shame. tains, on which the womau sitteth.

16 And he gathered them together into a 10 And there are seven kings : five are place called in the Hebrew longue Arma- fallen, and one is, und the other is not yet geddon.

come; and when he cometh, he must con. 17 And the seventh angel poured out his tinue a short space. rial into the air; and there came a great! 11 And the beast that was, and is not, evev soice out of the temple of heaven, from the he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and go brone, saying, It is done.

eth into perdition. 18 And there were voices, and thunders, 12 And the ton horns which thou sa west and lightings; and there was a great earth are ten kings, which have received no king quitke, such as was not since men were upon dom as yet, but receive power as kings one the earth, so mighty an eard quake, and so hour with the beast. great.

13 These have one mind, and shall give 19 And the great city was divided into their power and strength unto the beast. Duree parts, and the cities of the nations tell: 14 These sball make war with the Lamb and great Babylon came in remembrance and the Lamh shall overcome them: for ho beture God, 10 give unto her the cup of the Lord of lorıls, and King of kings; and wine of the fierceness of his wrath. they that are with bin are called. and cho

20 And every islaud tied away, and the sen, and faithful. retains were not found.

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which thou sawest, where he whore silleth, ments and frankinceuse, and wine, and are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, longues.

sheep, and horses, and chariots, and stau 16 And the ten horns which thou sawest and souls of men. upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted and shall make her desolate and naked, and ter are departed from thee, and all ur! uball eat her flesh, and burn her with fire which were dainty and goodly are depara

17 For God hath put in their hearts to from thee, and thou shalt find them fio D fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their at all. kingdom unto the beasi, until the words of 15 The merchants of these things, ut God shall be fulfilled.

were made rich by her, shall stand afar 18 And the woman which thou sawest is for the fear of her torment, weeping a iliat great city, which reigneth over the kings wailing, vi the earth.

16 Aud saying, Alas, alas! that gre CHAP. XVIII.

city, that was clothed in fine lineu, and pé.

, with gold, ex gel come down from heaven, having precious stones, and pearls! great power; and the earth was lightened 17 For in one hour so great riches is case with his glory.

to nonght. And every shipmaster, and 2 And he cried mightily with a strong the company in ships, and sailors, and a vuice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is many as trade by sea, stood alar off, fallen, and is becoine the habitation of de 18 And cried, wher they saw the soše vils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a sof her burning, saying, What city 28 likes cage of every unclean and hateful bird to this great city!

3 For all nations have drunk of the wine 19 And they cast dust on their heads, an. of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas of the earth have commiticd fornication with alas! that great city, wherein were in her, and the merchants of the earth are wax- rich ali that had ships in the sea by reava ed rich through the abundance of her deli- of her costliness! for in one hour is she made cacies.

desolate. 4 And I beard another voice from heaven, 20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and saying, Come out of hre, iny people, that ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hat se not partakers of her sins, and that ye re- avenged you on her. vive not of her plagues :

2 And a mighly angel took up a stok 5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, like a great millstone, and cast il into the sea, and God hath remembered her iniquities. saying, Thus with violence shall that grea

6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be and double unto her double, according to her found no more at all. works : in the cup which she hath filled, fill 22 And the voice of harpers, and musito her double.

cians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be 7 How much she hath glorified herself, heard no more at all in thec; and no crafts and lived deliciously, so much torment and man, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, any more in thee; and the sound of a mill. I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall stone shall be heard no more at all in thee; see no sorrow.

23 And the light of a candle shall shine 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in no more at all in thee; and the voice of the one day, death, and mourning, and famine ; bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard and she shall be utterly burned with fire · for juo more at all in thee; for thy mercbausts strong is the Lord God who judgeth her. were the great men of the earth; for by by

9 And the kings of the earth, who have sorceries were all nations deceived. committed fornication and lived deliciously 24 And in her was found the blood of with her, shall bewail her, and lament for prophets, and of saints, and of all that wert her, when they shall see the smoke of her slain upon the earth. burning,

CHAP. XIX 10 Standing afar off for the fear of her ND after these things I heard a great torment, saying, Alas, alas! that great city voice of inuch people in heaven, saying, Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour Alleluia ; Salvation, and glory, and honour, is thy judgment come.

and power unto the Lord our Cod: 11 And the merchants of the earth shall 2 For true and righteous are his judg. weep and mourn over her ; for no man buy- ments; for he haih judged the great whore

, eth ihcir merchandize any more :

which did corrupt the carth with her forai 12 The merchandize of gold, ana silver, cation, and hath avenged the blood of his and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine servants at her hand. fines, and purple, and silk, and scarlet,and all 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And her thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivo-smoke rose up for ever and ever. ry, and all manner vessels of most precious 4 And the lour and twenty elders, wd the wond, and of brass, and iron, and marble, four beasts,fell down and worshipped God thai

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