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and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.

And I saw no temple therein; for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it; for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it; and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honor into it. And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day; for there shall be no night there. And they shall bring the glory and honor of the nations into it. And there shall in no wise enter into it anything that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination or maketh a lie; but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.

THE CITY OF GOD

Revelation 22:1-20

And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits and yielded her fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

And there shall be no more curse; but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him; and they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads.

And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light; and they shall reign for ever and ever.

And he said unto me, These sayings are faithful and true;

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and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent his angel to show unto his servants the things which must shortly be done. Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.

And I, John, saw these things and heard them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which showed me these things. Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not; for I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this book: worship God.

And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book; for the time is as hand. He that is unjust, let him be unjust still; and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still; and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still; and he that is holy, let him be holy still.

And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last. Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

I, Jesus, have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star. And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.

For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book; and if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book. He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly: Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

APPENDIX
The Pronunciation of Proper Names
The correct pronunciation of the more difficult proper names occu

ccurring
in the text is indicated in the following list.

O

a

ŭ as in up

KEY
(a) Vowel Sounds

Ő as in note
ā as in fame

ŏ as in not
à as in fat

as in democrat (always un-
ä as in father

stressed)
á as in ask, dance

oo as in food
a as in senate, sofa, final (always

oo as in look
unstressed)

ū as in use
ē as in feet
ě as in met

(6) Consonants
ē as in ermine (always followed
by r)

f as in fat, if
as in valley, over (always un- g as in get, gate
stressed)

j as in jet, jelly
i as in fine

k as in kite, seek
Y
as in fin

as in sand, this
i as in habit, clerical (always un- th as in think
stressed)

as in zeal, lazy

e

S

Z

Aaron: âr-un (a as in fare)
Abia: a-bi'-a
Abana: äb'-a-na
Abilene: åb-1-lē'-nē
Abinadab: a-bỉn'-a-dăb
Abinoam: a-bin-o-ăm
Abraham: @bra-hăm
Absalom: åb'-sa-lom
Adramyttium: àd-ra-mit'-i-ům

Adria: a'-dri-a
Ahab: ā'-hăb
Ahimaaz: a-hịm'-a-áz
Alpheus: al-fē'-us
Ammon: àm'-on
Amorites: ăm’-o-rita
Ananias: ăn-a-nio-as
Anath: ā'-năth
Antioch: ăn”-ti-8k

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