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of kings; and they that are with him are Called, and chosen, and faithful. 15 And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sit- | teth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues. 16 And the ten horns which thousawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, . shall eat her flesh, and burn her with re. ! 17 For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the heast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled. 18 And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth. CHAP. XVIII. 2 Babylon is fallen. 4 Thefteofile of God commanded to go out of her. 9 The
Rings of the earth, 11 with the merchants and mariners, lament over her. A” after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, hav. ing great power; and the earth was lightened with his ; 2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird, 3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. 5 For her sinshave reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities. 6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works : in the cup which she hath filled, fill to her double. 7 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment
|afar off, for the fear of her tormat, werp.
and sorrow give her: for she saith in
her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow. 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God whojudgeth her. 9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning, 10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city for in
JLamentation over her.
11 And the merchants of the earthshall weep and mourn over her; for noman buyeth their merchandise any more: 12 The merchandise of gold, and sl. ver, and precious stones, and of pears, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all man. ner vessels of ivory, and all manner ves. sels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble, 13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ditments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men. 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and godly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all. 15 The merchants of these things which were made rich by her, shall stand
ing and wailing, 16 And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with old, and precious stones, and pears! 17 For in one hour so great richesis come to nought. And every ship-master, and all the company in ships, and saio, and as many astradeby sea, stoodasaro, 18 And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city! 19 And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the seaby reason of her costliness' for in one hour is she made desolate, 20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and i. holy apostles and prophets; for God math avenged you on her. 21 Anda o angel took up a stone
sea, saying, Thus with violence shallth. great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all 22 And the voice of ha and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpetes, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he ot, shall be found any more in thee; the sound of a millstone shall beheardro more at all in thee; 23 And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the brideshallbe | heard no more at allinthee: for thyme: chants were the t men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations de ceived. 24 And in her was found the blood d
one hour is thy judgment come.
prophets, and of saints, and of all thal were slain upon the earth.
7 he marriage of the Lamb.
CHAP. XIX. 1 God is firaised in heaven for judging Babylon and avenging the blood of his saints. 7. The marriage of the Lamb. 17 The fowls called to the great slaughter Ni) after these things I heard a grea voice of much people in heaven, saying. Alleluia: Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God: 2 For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand. 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And her smoke rose up for ever and ever. 4 And the four and twenty elders and the four beasts fell down and worshipped God that sat, on the throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia. 5 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and yethat fear him, both small and great, 6 And 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, Alleluia : for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. 7 Let us be glad , and rejoice, and give honour to him : for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife %. made herself ready. 8 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white; for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints. 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage-supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me,These are the true sayings of God. 10 And I fell at his feet to worshi him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of |. 11 And Isaw heavenopened,and behold, a white horse; and he that sat upon him ovas called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he o and make war. 12 His 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. 13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called, †: Word of God. 14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. 15 And out of his mouth th a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron : and he treadeth the wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. 17 And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst ; heaven, Come, and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God; 18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both small and great. 19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army. 20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought mira– cles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a | lake of fire burning with brimstone. 21 And the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth : and all the fowls were filled with their flesh. CHAP. XX. 2 Satan bound for a thousand years. 5 The first resurrection. 7 Satan let loose again. 8 Gog and Magog. 10 The devil cast into the lake of fire. 12 The last and general resurrection. A. I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomlest pit and a great chain in his hand. 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old .. which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled; and after that he must be loosed a little season. 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was #. unto them: and I saw 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 foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. 5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. 6 Blessed 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.
7 And when the thousand years are ex
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pired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, 8 And shall go out to deceive the hations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea. 9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them. 10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever. 11, And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them. 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened : and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, accordjng to their works. 13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. 14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. 15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the
lake of fire. - CHAP. XXI. 1.4 new heaven and a new earth. 10 The heavenly Jerusalem, with a full description thereof 23 She needeth no sun. ND I saw a new heaven and a new & A. earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more Sea. 2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3 And I heard a great voice out of
ATION. JWew Jerusalem destribed Alpha and Om the beginning and the *::::::::::::::::::::::: the fountain of the water of life freely. 7. He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their partin the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death. 9 And there came unto me one of the seven angels, which had the seven via's full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I wilshew thee the bride, the Lamb’s wife. 10 And he carried me away in the i. to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jersalem, descending out of heavenfrom God, 11 Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most protrus, even like a jasper-stone, clear as crys
ta p 12 And had a wall great and high, of had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel. 13 On the east three gates; on the north three gates; on the south three ! gates; and on the west three gates. I 14, And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
15 And he that talked with me, had a | golden reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof 16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as largeas thebreadth:and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The and the breadth and the height of it are equal. 17 And he measured the wall thereof, an hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel 18 And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass.
heaven, o; Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no
more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain : . for the former things are passed away. 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, . Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write : for these words are true and faithful. 6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am
19 And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner ci recious stones. The first foundation to jasper; the second, sapphire; the third a chalcedony; the fou an emerald ; 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth,
chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. 21, And the twelve gates trere twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl ; and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.
4 22 And I saw no temple therea: for The water and tree of life. Ch Ap.
the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. 23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it : for the o of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. 24 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 honour into it. 25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be nonight there. 26 And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it. 27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie; but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life. CHAP, XXII. 1 The river of the water of life. 2 The tree of life. 5. The light of the city of God is himself. 18 Mothing may be added to this firofushecy nor diminished therefrom. A*. he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Kamb. 2 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. 3 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: 4 And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads. 5 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. 6 And he said unto me, These sayings are faithful and true. And the Lord God of the holy prophets sent his angel to shew unto his servants the things which must shortly be done. 7. Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book. 8 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 shewed me these things. 9 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. 10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand. 11 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. 12 And behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be. 13 I am Alpha and Omega, the be*s and the end, the first and the aSt. 14 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. 15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie. 16 IJesus 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. 17 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. 18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, Čod hail add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: 19 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 /rom the things which are written in this book. 20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly: Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus. 21. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ ! be with you all. Almen.
PATRIARchs, or Fathers of Families, such as Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and his sons.
Judges, Temporary Supreme Gover- ||
nors, immediately appointed by God, over the children of Israel.
Kings, and they either of the whole ||
nation, or after the falling off of the ten tribes, of Judah or Israel. Elders, Senators, the LXX, or Sanhedrim. Officers, Provosts, Sheriffs, or Executicners. Judges, Inferior Rulers, such as determined controversies in particular cities. I.,raclites, Hebrews, descendants from Jacob. ...An Hebrew of Hebrews, an Israelite by original extraction. .4 }. of the Covenant, who was circumcised, and submitted to the whole
w. .1 Proselyte of the Gate, or Stranger who worshipped one God, but remained ur, circumcised. OFFICERS UNDER THE ASSY RIAN OR PERSIAN MON ARCHS. Tirshatha, or Governor appointed by the kings of Assyria or Persia, Heads of the Casitivity, The chief of each tribe or family, who exercised a precarious government during the captivity UN DER THE GREC I AN MONARCHS SUPERIOR OFFICERS. Maccabees, the Successors of Judas Maccabeus, high priests, who presides, with kingly power. UNDER THE ROMAN EMPEROR S. Presidents, or Governors, sent from I'ome with imperial power. Tetrarchs, who had kingly power in four provinces. Proconsu's, or Deputies of Provinces. IN FERIOR OFFICE. R. S. Publicans, or Tax-gatherets. Centurions, Captains cf an hundred In: 11. Eccl. Es IASTICAL OFFICERs, OR o, o CT S OF MEN. High Priests, who only might enter the Holy of Helies. S. cond Priests, or Sagan, who suplied the high priest's Office in case he were disable-l. High Priests for the War, set apart for the cocasion of an expedition. Prics ts, Levites of the Sons of Maron,
| Aaron's family; of these were three or ders, Gershonites, Kohathites, Merarites, several sons of Levi, JWethinims, Inferior servants to the Priests and Levites (not of their tribe) to draw water, and cleave wood, too. Profthets, anciently called Seets, who foretold future events and denounced God's Judgments. Children of the Prohhets, their disd. ples, or scholars. IWise Men, called so in imitation of the eastern Magi, or Gentile Philosophers Scribes, Writers and Expounders of the law. Disputers, that raised and determined questions out of the law. Rabbies, or Doctors,Teachers flirt. o Libertimes, Freed men of Rome, who, being Jews, or Proselytes, had asymagot or oratory for themselves. Gaulonites, or Galileans, who pretend. edit unlawful to obey an heathen magis’ trate. - Herodians, who shaped their religio to the times, and particularly flattered Herod. Efficurians, who placed all happies in pleasure. Stoicks, who denied the libert; cf the Will, and pretended all events were de termined by fatal necessity. Simon Magus, author of the heresy di the Gnosticks, who taught that men, however vicious their practice was shouldo saved by their knowledge, .Vicolaitans, the Disciples of Wico, one of the first seven Deacons, wholaught the community of wives. Mazarites, who under a vow abstain. ed from wine, Je. • **t →-----.Nazarenes.Jewsprofessing Christiano. Zealots Sicarii, or Murderers, who use der pretence of the law, thought themselves authorized to commit any outro Pharisees, Separatists, who upo pinion of their own godliness despised" thers. Sadducees, who denied the resurroo tion of the dead, angels, and spirits | Samaritans, monorel professors, part. | Heathem, and part; Jews, the oping" he Assyrians sent to Samiarid, .4/osites, Missionaries, or personson. they who were sent by our Saviour, so their number were colled, The Toth's Bishops, Successors of the Apostles in he government of the church. | Ljacon, Officers chosen by the M* tles to take care cf the poor.