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Great plagues on the earth. REVELATION. A mighty angel apprars. they were cast upon the earth: and the 9 And they had breast-plates, as it were third part of trees was burnt up, and all breast-plates of iron; and the sound of green grass was burnt up.

their wings was as the sound of chariots 8 And the second angel sounded, and as of many horses running to battle. it were a great mountain burning with fire 10 And they had tails like unto scorwas cast into the sea : and the third part pions, and there were stings in their tails : of the sea became blood;

and their power was to hurt men fire months. 9 And the third part of the creatures 11 And they had a king over them, which were in the sea, and had life, died; which is the angel of the bottomless pit, and the third part of the ships were de- whose name in the Hebrew tongue is stroyed.

Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his 10 And the third angel sounded, and name Apollyon. there fell a great star from heaven, burning 12 One wo is past; and behold, there as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third come two woes more hereafter. part of the rivers, and upon the fountains 13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I of waters;

heard a voice from the four horns of the 11 And the name of the star is called golden altar which is before God, Wormwood : and the third part of the wa- 14 Saying to the sixth angel which had ters became wormwood; and many men the trumpet, Loose the four angels which died of the waters, because they were made are bound in the great river Euphrates bitter.

1 15 And the four angels were loosed, 12 And the fourth angel sounded, and which were prepared for an hour, and a the third part of the sun was smitten, and day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of the moon, and the third the third part of men. part of the stars; so as the third part of 16 And the number of the army of the them was darkened, and the day shone not horsemen were two hundred thousand thonfor a third part of it, and the night likewise. sand : and I heard the number of them.

13 And I beheld, and heard an angel 17 And thus I saw the horses in the viflying through the midst of heaven, saying sion, and them that sat on them, having with a loud voice, Wo, wo, wo, to the in- breast-plates of fire, and of jacinth, and habiters of the earth, by reason of the other brimstone: and the heads of the horses voices of the trumpet of the three angels, were as the heads of lions; and out of their which are yet to sound !

mouths issued fire, and smoke, and brinCHAP. IX.

stone. A ND the fifth angel sounded, and I saw 18 By these three was the third part of

a star fall from heaven unto the earth: men killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, and to him was given the key of the bot. and by the brimstone, which issued out of tomless pit.

their mouths. 2 And he opened the bottomless pit; 19 For their power is in their mouth, and and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as in their tails: for their tails were like unto the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun serpents, and had heads, and with them and the air were darkened by reason of they do hurt. the smoke of the pit.

20 And the rest of the men which were 3 And there came out of the smoke lo- not killed by these plagues vet repented custs upon the earth : and unto them was not of the works of their hands, that ther given power, as the scorpions of the earth should not worship devils, and idols of gold, have power.

and silver, and brass, and stone, and of 4 And it was commanded them that they wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor should not hurt the grass of the earth, nei- walk : ther any green thing, neither any tree; 21 Neither repented they of their murbut only those men which have not the seal ders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fur. of God in their foreheads.

nication, nor of their thefts. 5 And to them it was given that they

CHAP. X. should not kill them, but that they should AND I saw another mighty angel corne be tormented five months : and their tor- A down from heaven, clothed with a ment was as the torment of a scorpion, cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head. when he striketh a man.

and his face was as it were the sun, and his 6 And in those days shall men seek feet as pillars of fire : death, and shall not find it; and shall de- 2 And he had in his hand a little book sire to die, and death shall flee from them. open; and he set his rigbt foot upon the

And the shapes of the locusts were like sea, and his left foot on the earth, unto horses prepared unto battle ; and on 3 And cried with a loud toice, as sober their heads were as it were crowns like gold, a lion roareth: and when he had cried, and their faces were as the faces of men. seven thunders uttered their voices.

8 And they had hair as the hair of wo- 4 And when the seven thunders had utmen, and their teeth were as the teeth of tered their voices, I was about to write : lions.

and I beard a voice from heaven saying

The two witnesses prophesy. CHAP. XI. The seventh trumpet sounds. unto me, Seal up those things which the called Sodom and Egypt, where also our seven thunders uttered, and write them not. Lord was crucified.

5 And the angel which I saw stand upon 9 And they of the people, and kindreds, the sea and upon the earth, lifted up his and tongues, and nations, shall see their hand to heaven,

dead bodies three days and an half, and 6 And sware by him that liveth for ever shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put and ever, who created heaven, and the in graves. things that therein are, and the earth, and 10 And they that dwell upon the earth the things that therein are, and the sea, shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and the things which are therein, that there and shall send gifts one to another; beshould be time no longer :

cause these two prophets tormented them 7 But in the days of the voice of the se- that dwelt on the earth. venth angel, when he shall begin to sound, 11 And after three days and an half the the mystery of God should be finished, as Spirit of life from God entered into them, he hath declared to his servants the pro- and they stood upon their feet; and great phets.

fear fell upon them which saw them. 8 And the voice which I heard from 12 And they heard a great voice from heaven spake unto me again, and said, Go, heaven, saying unto them, Come up hither. and take the little book which is open in And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; the hand of the angel which standeth upon and their enemies beheld them. the sea and upon the earth.

L 13 And the same hour was there a great 9 And I went unto the angel, and said earthquake, and the tenth part of the city unto him, Give me the little book. And he fell, and in the earthquake were slain of said unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and men seven thousand : and the remnant it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall were affrighted, and gave glory to the God be in thy mouth sweet as honey.

of heaven. 10 And I took the little book out of the 14 The second wo is past; and behold, angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in the third wo cometh quickly. my mouth sweet as honey : and as soon as 15 And the seventh angel sounded; and I had eaten it my belly was bitter.

there were great voices in heaven, saying, 11 And he said unto me, Thou must The kingdoms of this world are become the prophesy again before many peoples, and kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; nations, and tongues, and kings.

and he shall reign for ever and ever. CHAP. XI.

16 And the four and twenty elders, which AND there was given me a reed like sat before God on their seats, fell upon A unto a rod : and the angel stood, sav- their faces, and worshipped God, ing, Rise, and measure the temple of God, 17 Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord and the altar, and them that worship therein. God Almighty, which art, and wast, and

2 But the court which is without the art to come; because thou hast taken to temple, leave out, and measure it not; for thee thy great power, and hast reigned. it is given unto the Gentiles : and the holy 18 And the nations were angry, and thy city shall they tread under foot forty and wrath is come, and the time of the dead, two months.

that they should be judged, and that thou 3 And I will give power unto my two shouldest give reward unto thy servants the witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thou- prophets, and to the saints, and them that sand two hundred and threescore days, fear thy name, small and great; and shouldclothed in sackcloth.

est destroy them which destroy the earth. 4 These are the two olive-trees, and the 19 And the temple of God was opened two candlesticks standing before the God in heaven, and there was seen in his temof the earth.

ple the ark of his testament; and there 5 And if any man will hurt them, fire were lightnings, and voices, and thunderproceedeth out of their mouth, and devour-ings, and an earthquake, and great hail. eth their enemies : and if any man will

CHAP. XII. hurt them, he must in this manner bel A ND there appeared a great wonder in killed.

A heaven; a woman clothed with the 6 These have power to shut heaven, sun, and the moon under her feet, and that it rain not in the days of their prophe- upon her head a crown of twelve stars : cy: and have power over waters to turn 2 And she, being with child, cried, trathem to blood, and to smite the earth with vailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. all plagues, as often as they will. 13 And there appeared another wonder

And when they shall have finished in heaven; and behold, a great red dragon, their testimony, the beast that ascendeth having seven heads and ten horns, and out of the bottomless pit shall make war seven crowns upon his heads. against them, and shall overcome them, and 4 And his tail drew the third part of the kill them.

stars of heaven, and did cast them to the 8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the earth: and the dragon stood before the wostreet of the great city, which spiritually is man which was ready to be delivered, for

The great red dragon. REVELATION.

The dreadful beast. to devour her child as soon as it was born. 3 And I saw one of his heads as it were

5 And she brought forth a man-child, wounded to death; and his deadly wound who was to rule all nations with a rod of was healed: and all the world wondered iron : and her child was caught up unto after the beast. God, and to his throne.

14 And they worshipped the dragon 6 And the woman fled into the wilder- which gave power unto the beast: and they ness, where she hath a place prepared of worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like God, that they should feed her there a thou- unto the beast? who is able to make war sand two hundred and threescore days. with him ?

7 And there was war in heaven: Mi- 5 And there was given unto him a mouth chael and his angels fought against the dra- speaking great things and blasphemies; gon; and the dragon fought and his angels, and power was given unto him to continuo

8 And prevailed not; neither was their forty and two months. place found any more in heaven.

1 6 And he opened his mouth in blasphe 9 And the great dragon was cast out, my against God, to blaspheme his name, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in which deceiveth the whole world: he was heaven. cast out into the earth, and his angels were 7 And it was given unto him to make cast out with him.

war with the saints, and to overcome them: 10 And I heard a loud voice saying in and power was given him over all kindreds, heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and tongues, and nations. and the kingdom of our God, and the power 8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall of his Christ: for the accuser of our bre- worship him, whose names are not written thren is cast down, which accused them be- in the book of life of the Lamb slain from fore our God day and night.

Ithe foundation of the world. 11 And they overcame him by the blood 9 If any man have an ear, let him hear. of the Lamb, and by the word of their testi- 10 He that leadeth into captivliy shall mony; and they loved not their lives unto go into captivity: he that killeth with the the death.

sword, must be killed with the sword. Here 12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye is the patience and the faith of the saints that dwell in them. Wo to the inhabiters: 11 And I beheld another beast coming of the earth, and of the sea! for the devil up out of the earth, and he had two horns is come down unto you, having great wrath, like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon because he knoweth that he hath but a 12 And he exerciseth all the power of short time.

the first beast before him, and causeth the 13 And when the dragon saw that he earth and them which dwell therein to wore was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the ship the first beast, whose deadly wound woman which brought forth the man-child. was healed.

14 And to the woman were given two 13 And he doeth great wonders, so that wings of a great eagle, that she might fly he makeih fire come down from heaven on into the wilderness, into her place, where the earth in the sight of men. she is nourished for a time, and times, and 14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the half a time, from the face of the serpent. earth by thic means of those miracles which

15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth he had power to do in the sight of the beast; water as a flood, after the woman, that he saying to them that dwell on the earth, that might cause her to be carried away of the they should make an image to the beast, flood.

which had the wound by a sword, and did 16 And the earth helped the woman, live. and the earth opened her mouth, and sival! 15 And he had power, to give life unto lowed up the flood which the dragon cast the image of the beast, that the image of out of his mouth.

the beast should both speak, and cause that 17 And the dragon was wroth with the as many as would not worship the image woman, and went to make war with the of the beast should be killed. remnant of her seed, which keep the com- 16 And he causeth all, both small and mandments of God, and have the testimony great, rich and poor, free and bond, to reof Jesus Christ.

ceive a mark in their right hand, or in their CHAP. XIII.

foreheads; AND I stood upon the sand of the sea, 17 And that no man might buy or sell; O and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, save he that had the mark, or the name of having seven heads and ten horns, and up- the beast, or the number of his name. on his horns ten crowns, and upon his 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath heads the name of blasphemy.

understanding count the number of the 2 And the beast which I saw was like beast: for it is the number of a man; and his unto a leopard, and his feet were as the tect number is Six hundred threescore and SIL of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a

CHAP. XIV. lion: and the dragon gave him his power,' A ND I looked, and lo, a Lainb stood on and his seat, and great authority,

11 the mount Sion, and with him an hun

The Lamb and his company. CHAP. XV, XVI. Vials of the seven angels. dred forty and four thousand, having his reap; for the harvest of the earth is ripe. Father's name written in their foreheads. 1 16 And he that sat on the cloud thrust

2 And I heard a voice from heaven, as in bis sickle on the earth, and the earth the voice of many waters, and as the voice was reaped. of a great thunder : and I heard the voice 17 Ånd another angel came out of the of harpers harping with their harps: temple which is in heaven, he also having

3 And they sung as it were a new song a sharp sickle. before the throne, and before the four beasts, 18 And another angel came out from and the elders : and no man could learn the altar, which had power over fire; and that song but the hundred and forty and cried with a loud cry to him that had the four thousand, which were redeemed from sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in thy sharp the earth.

sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine 4 These are they which were not defiled of the earth; for her grapes are fully ripe. with women; for they are virgins. These 19 And the angel thrust in his sickle are they which follow the Lamb whitherso-into the earth, and gathered the vine of the ever he goeth. These were redeemed from earth, and cast it into the great wine-press among men, being the first-fruits unto God of the wrath of God. and to the Lamb.

120 And the wine-press was trodden with5 And in their mouth was found no guile: out the city, and blood came out of the for they are without fault before the throne wine-press, even unto the horse-bridles, by of God.

the space of a thousand and six hundred 6 And I saw another angel fly in the furlongs. midst of heaven, having the everlasting gos

CHAP. XV. pel to preach unto them that dwell on the AND I saw another sign in heaven, great earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and 1 and marvellous, seven angels having tongue, and people,

the seven last plagues ; for in them is filled 7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, up the wrath of God. and give glory to him ; for the hour of his 2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass judgment is come: and worship him that mingled with fire : and them that had gotmade heaven, and earth, and the sea, and ten the victory over the beast, and over his the fountains of waters.

image, and over his mark, and over the 8 And there followed another angel, number of his name, stand on the sea of saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great glass, having the harps of God. city, because she made all nations drink of 3 And they sing the song of Moses the the wine of the wrath of her fornication. servant of God, and the song of the Lamb,

9 And the third angel followed them, saying, Great and marvellous are thy saying with a loud voice, If any man wor-works, Lord God Almighty; just and true • ship the beast and his image, and receive are thy ways, thou King of saints. his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, 4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and

10 The same shall drink of the wine of glorify thy name? for thou only art holy : the wrath of God, which is poured out for all nations shall come and worship bewithout mixture into the cup of his indig- fore thee; for thy judgments are made nation; and he shall be tormented with fire manifest. and brimstone in the presence of the holy 5 And after that I looked, and behold, angels, and in the presence of the Lamb: the temple of the tabernacle of the testimo

11 And the smoke of their torment as-ny in heaven was opened: cendeth up for ever and ever: and they 6 And the seven angels came out of the have no rest day nor night, who worship temple, having the seven plagues, clothed the beast and his image, and whosoever re- in pure and white linen, and having their ceiveth the mark of his name.

breasts girded with golden girdles. 12 Here is the patience of the saints :/ And one of the four beasts gave unto here are they that keep the commandments the seven angels seven golden vials full of of God, and the faith of Jesus.

the wrath of God, who liveth for ever and 13 And I heard a voice from heaven, ever. saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the 8 And the temple was filled with smoke dead which die in the Lord from hence- from the glory of God, and from his power; forth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may and no man was able to enter into the temrest from their labours; and their works do ple, till the seven plagues of the seven anfollow them.

gels were fulfilled. 14 And I looked, and behold, a whitelo

CHAP. XVI. cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto AND I heard a great voice out of the the Son of man, having on his head a golden A temple, saying to the seven angels, crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle. Go your ways, and pour out the vials of

15 And another angel came out of the the wrath of God upon the earth. temple, crying with a loud voice to him 2 And the first went, and poured out his that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, vial upon the earth; and there fell a noiand reap: for the time is come for thee to some and grievous sore upon the men which

Christ comes as a thief. REVELATION.

The scarlet where i had the mark of the beast, and upon them cup of the wine of the fierceness of his which worshipped his image.

wrath, 3 And the second angel poured out his 20 And every island fled away, and the vial upon the sea ; and it became as the mountains were not found. blood of a dead man; and every living soul 21 And there fell upon men a great hail died in the sea.

out of heaven, every stone about the weight 4 And the third angel poured out his of a talent: and men blasphemed God be vial upon the rivers and fountains of wa- cause of the plague of the hail; for the ters: and they became blood.

I plague thereof was exceeding great. 5 And I heard the angel of the waters

CHAP. XVII. say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, AND there came one of the seven anand wast, and shalt be, because thou hast A gels which had the seven vials, and judged thus.

talked with me, saying unto me, Come 6 For they have shed the blood of saints hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment and prophets, and thou hast given them of the great whore that sitteth upon many blood to drink; for they are worthy. waters;

7 And I heard another out of the altar! 2 With whom the kings of the earth say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true have committed fornication, and the inand righteous are thy judgments.

habitants of the earth have been made 8 And the fourth angel poured out his drunk with the wine of fornication. vial upon the sun; and power was given 3 So he carried me away in the spirit unto him to scorch men with fire.

into the wilderness : and I saw a woman 9 And men were scorched with great sit upon a scarlet-coloured beast, full of heat, and blasphemed the name of God, names of blasphemy, having seren heads which hath power over these plagues : and and ten horns. they repented not to give him glory.

4 And the woman was arrayed in purple 10 And the fifth angel poured out his and scarlet-colour, and decked with gold vial upon the seat of the beast; and his and precious stones and pearls, having a kingdom was full of darkness; and they golden cup in her hand full of abominagnawed their tongues for pain,

tions and filthiness of her fornication : 11 And blasphemed the God of heaven, 5 And upon her forehead was a name because of their pains and their sores, and written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE repented not of their deeds.

GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HAR12 And the sixth angel poured out his LOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF vial upon the great river Euphrates ; and THE EARTH. the water thereof was dried up, that the 6 And I saw the woman drunken with way of the kings of the east might be pre- the blood of the saints, and with the blood pared.

of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw 13 And I saw three unclean spirits like her, I wondered with great admiration. frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, 7 And the angel said unto me, Whereand out of the mouth of the beast, and out fore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the of the mouth of the false prophet.

mystery of the woman, and of the beast • 14 For they are the spirits of devils, that carrieth her, which hath the seven working miracles, which go forth unto the heads, and ten horns. kings of the earth, and of the whole world, 8 The beast that thou sawest, was, and is to gather them to the battle of that great not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless day of God Almighty.

pit, and go into perdition: and they that 15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed dwell on the earth shall wonder, (whose is he that watcheth, and keepeth his gar- names were not written in the book of life ments, lest he walk naked, and they see from the foundation of the world, when his shame.

they behold the beast that was, and is not, 16 And he gathered them together into and yet is. a place called in the Hebrew tongue Ar- 9 And here is the mind which hath wismageddon.

dom. The seven heads are seven moun17 And the seventh angel poured out his tains, on which the woman sitteth. vial into the air; and there came a great 10 And there are seven kings : five are voice out of the temple of heaven, from the fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet, throne saying, It is done.

come; and when he cometh, he must con18 And there were voices, and thunders, tinue a short space. and lightnings; and there was a great 11 And the beast that was, and is not, earthquake, such as was not since men even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, were upon the earth, so mighty an earth- and goeth into perdition. quake, and so great.

1 12 And the ten borns which thou sawest 19 And the great city was divided into are ten kings, which have received no three parts, and the cities of the nations kingdom as yet ; but receive power as fell : and great Babylon came in remem- kings one hour with the beast. brance before God, to give unto her thel 13 These have one mind, and shall gire

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