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17te seven vials. hid vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the 6ea.
4 And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.
5 And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and ehalt be, because thou hast judged thus:
6 For they hare shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given thcin blood to drink; for they
, ere worthy.
, 1 And I heard another out of the; altar 8 ay, Even so,Lord God Almighty true and righteous art thy judgments
8 And the fourth angel poured ou his vial upon the sun; and power was] given unto him to scorch men with1 lire.
9 And men were scorched with great| heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to] give him glory.
10 And the tilth angel poured out his vial upon the 6eat of the beast; and his1 kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,
11 And blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their] sores, and repented not of their deeds.'
1-2 And the 6ixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.
13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the | false prophet.
14 For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, ichich go fortli unto the kings of the earth and of the] whole world, to gather them to the battle ol that great day of God Almighty.
15 TT Behold, I come as a thief. Bless ed w he that watchetb, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.
1G And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hetrew tongue Armageddon.
17 And Uie seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temnte of hea
REVELATION Mystic Babylon. ,
en from the throne, saying, It is done.
IS Ar.d there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not ince men were upon the earth, so nighty an earthquake ana so great.
19 And the great city was divided a to three parts, and the cities of the
nations fell: and great Babylon came _ remenbrance before God, to give unto ucr the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.
20 And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.
21 And there fell upon men a great liail out of heaven, 'every stane about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague tliereof was exceeding great.
AND there came one of the sevei angels \<
t whore that
:h had the sevc id talked with me, sayi Come hither; I will show u the judgment of the grea sitteth upon many waters;
2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.
3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet-coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.
4 And the woman was arrayed in puq)le and 6carlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones, ami pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and lilthincss of her fornication.
5 And upon her forehead too?a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I oaw her, I wondered with great admiration.
7 And the angel said unto me,Where fore didst thou marvel? 1 will tell thee the my-vtery of the woman, and of the beast that caxneth her, winch hath the sevr* reads and ten horcs.
The ten i
8 The beast that thou and is not; and shallasc bottomless pit, and go i and they that dwell on the earth wontjer, (whosenames were not Imi in the book of Hie from the foundation of the world,) when they behold t lie beast that was, and is uot, and yet is.
9 And here is the mind whnb liath wisdom. The seven heads are mountains, on which the woina teth.
10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cornetb, he must continue a short space.
11 And the beast thai was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth mto perdition.
12 And the ten horus which thou 6awest are ten kings, which In ceived no kingdom as yet; but power as kings one hour with the beast.
13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto tin beast.
M These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome thein; for he i"s Lord of lords, and King of kings; and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and fiiithlul.
16 And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sittetli, are peoples, and multi tudes, and nations, and tongues.
16 And the ten horns which thou suwest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with lire.
17 For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.
18 And the woman which thou 6:iwest is that great city, which reigneth over the kmgs of the earth.
ANL) after these things I saw an-
CHAP. XVIIL BubijtMfspitigtm. vest was,]of every foul spirit, and a cage of
t. of the i every unclean and hateful bird, perdition: 3 For all natioon 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 1 heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, rny people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues:
6 For her sins have 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 deliciouely, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith hi her hear t, 1 sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no eor
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 who judgetu 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 oh" for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas! thai, great city Babylon, thai mighty city, lor in one hour is thy judgment come.
11 And the merchauts of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for 10 man buy eththeir merchandise any nore:
12 The merchandise of gold, and sil■er, and precious stones, and of pearls, .nd fine linen, and purple, and silk.
and scarlet, and all thyme wood, and' all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, ar.i1 iron, and marble,
13 And cinnamon, and odours, and inlments, and frankincense, and rine, and oil, and fine flour, and
wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, end chariots, and slaves, and ouls of men.
14 And the fruits that thy soul luatelh
Marti/rs avenged. REVEL after are departed from the*5, and all things which were dainty and goodly ore departed from thee, and thou shall find them no more at all.
La The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar oil' for the fear of her torment, weeping and walling,
16 And saying, Ahis, alas! that great! city, that was clothed in One linen, and purple, and scarlet, and deck-id with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!
17 For in one hour so great ric hes is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, Btood afar off,
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 cned, weeping and wailing, say ing, Alas, alas! that great city, wherein were made rich all thai had 6hips in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.
20 Rejoice over her, t/mu heaven, ana\/e holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.
'21 And a mighty angel took up a Plone like a great millstone, and cast if into the sea, saymg, Tims with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.
2-2 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsmen, of what so ever craft he be, shall be found anymore in thee; and the 60und of a millstone shall be heard no mere at all in thee;
23 And the light of a candle shall eliine no more at all in thee; and tin voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all jthee; for thy merchants were the :great men of the earth; for by Ui oorccries were all nations deceived.
2-1 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth. CHAP. XIX.
AKD after these tilings I heard a] great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power uiito the Lord o'>r Cod;
ATION. Christ viciovimis.
2 For true and nguicous are his judgments, lor 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
4 And the four and twenty elders, and the four beasts, fell down and
-shipped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia. 6 And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his eer ants", and ye that fear him, both 6mali nd great.
6 And 1 heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty "thunderinge, saying, Alleluia: for'lhe Lord God omnipotent reignetlL
7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: lor the marriage if the Lamb is come, and his wile bath made herself ready.
5 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean
md white: for the fine linen is the
10 And I fell at hia feet to worship
do it not; for I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren that have the tes tirnony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
11 And I saw heaven opened, and be hold awhile horse; and he that eat upon him tuas called Faithful and True; and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.
12 "His eyes were as a flameof fire, and on his head icei-e many crowns; and he had a name written that no man knew but he himself;
13 And he ii.'as clothed with n vesture dipped in blood: and hie name ia called the Word of God.
14 And the armies ichich iccre (n heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in line linen, wu.te and clean.
15 And out of Ins mouth, goeth H ehnj p sword, that with it he e-houjd
The rniUttdum. (JJ1AP.X: rmite the nations; and he shall rule Lbem wiili a rod of iron: and he treadeth the wine-press of the fiereei.tbs and wrath of Almighty God.
16 And be hath on his vesture, and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD 0^ 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 of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;
18 That ye may eat the Cesh of kings, and the flesh of captaius, and the liesli of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that dt on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both small and great.
19 And 1 saw die 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 miracles 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 lire burning with brimstone.
21 And tiie remnant were slain with tbe sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sicord proceeded out of nis mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.
AND I eaw an angel come down from heaven, having tbe key of the bottomless pit and a yeat chain in his hand.
2 And he laid hold on th? dragon, that old serpent, 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 seta 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 sut upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the 6ouls of them (hat were beheaded for the witoessof Jesus,and for the word of God, Mid which had not worshipped the
X, XXI. The U<t judgment.
beast, neither his image, lie.idier had received Ins mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they hved and reigned with Christ a thou
5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until die thousand 3'ears were finished. Tins is the first resurrection.
6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in die first resurrection: Od such the second death hadi no power; but diey shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a diousand years.
7 And when die thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison.
8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the fourquarter-i of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle; the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.
y And they went up on the breadtls of die earth, and compassed die 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 tire and brimstone, where die beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and
11 Andl saw a great whits throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the eardi and the heaven fled away; and diere was found no place for diem.
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 die dead were judged out of diose tilings which were written In the books, according to their works.
13 And the sea gave up Uie dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in diem: 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 die book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
AND I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven
The loir, ofjo-e. REVEL, 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 gre;it voice out of heaven, saving, Behold, the tabernacle of Godwwiih'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 m^re'pain: for the former things are passed away.
5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make nil tilings new. And he said unto me, Write: lor these words are true and faithful.
6 And lie said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end: 1 will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
7 He that overcometh 6hall inherit all things; and 1 will be his God, and he shall be ni}' eon.
S But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers,and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part m the lake which burnetii with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
9 And there came unt o me one of the seven angels, which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and taJked with me, saying, Come hither, I will show thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.
10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,
11 Having the glory of God.- and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper-stone, clear as crystal;
12 And had a wall great and high, end 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 ^atcs; and on the west, three gates.
,ATION. The city ofCvL
14 And the wall of the city Iwtd twelve foundations, and in thorn thp names of the twelve apostles of th«s 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 lieUi four-square,and the length is as large as the breudtli. And he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs: the length, and the breadth, and the, height of it are equal.
17 And he measured the wall thereof, a hundred and forty and four cubits, according lo 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.
J 9 And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner ol precious stones. The first foundation w<ts jasper; the second, sap phire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;
20 The fflh, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.
21 And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.
22 And 1 saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lanit 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 glory 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 ofit: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it,
25 And the gates of it shall not be 6hut at all by day; for there shall be no night 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, oi makclh a lie; but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.
AND he showed me a pureriv«rof water of life, clear as crvotal,