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The fall of Babylon. CHAP. XVIII, XIX. Merchants, fc. lament. their power and strength unto the beast. weep and mourn over her; for no man
14 These shall make war with the Lamb, buyeth their merchandise any more: and the Lamb shall overcome them: for 12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, he is Lord of lords, and king of kings; and and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine they that are with him are called, and linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and chosen, and faithful.
all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of 15 And he saith unto me, The waters ivory, and all manner vessels of most prewhich thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, cious wood, and of brass, and iron, and are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, marble, and tongues.
T 13 And cinnamon, and odours, and oint16 And the ten horns which thou sawestments, and frankincense, and wine, and upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and shall make her desolate and naked, and and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire. slaves, and souls of men.
17 For God hath put in their hearts to 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their after are departed from thee, and all things kingdom unto the beast, until the words of which were dainty and goodly are departGod shall be fulfilled.
ed from thee, and thou shalt find them no 18 And the woman which thou sawest is more at all. that great city, which reigneth over the 15 The merchants of these things which kings of the earth.
were made rich by her, shall stand afar off, CHAP. XVIII.
for the fear of her torment, weeping and A ND after these things I saw another wailing, H angel come down from heaven, hav- 16 And saying, Alas, alas ! that great ing great power; and the earth was lighten- city, that was clothed in fine linen, and ed with his glory.
purple and scarlet, and decked with gold, 2 And he cried mightily with a strong and precious stones, and pearls! voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is 17 For in one hour so great riches is fallen, and is become the habitation of come to nought. And every ship-master, devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and and all the company in ships, and sailors, a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. and as many as trade by sea, stood afar oft,
3 For all nations have drunk of the wine 18 And cried when they saw the smoke of the wrath of her fornication, and the of her burning, saying, What city is like kings of the earth have committed fornica- unto this great city! tion with her, and the merchants of the 19 And they cast dust on their heads, earth are waxed rich through the abundance and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, of her delicacies.
| Alas, alas ! that great city, wherein were 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, made rich all that had ships in the sea by saying, Come out of her, my people, that reason of her costliness! for in one hour is ye be not partakers of her sins, and that she made desolate. ye receive not of her plagues.
1 20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and 5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, ye holy apostles and prophets ; for God and God hath remembered her iniquities. Thath avenged you on her.
6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone and double unto her double according to like a great mill-stone, and cast it into the her works: in the cup which she hath sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that filled, fill to her double.
great city Babylon be thrown down, and 7 How much she hath glorified herself, shall be found no more at all. and lived deliciously, so much torment and 22 And the voice of harpers, and musisorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, cians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no see no sorrow.
craftsman of whatsoever craft he be, shall be 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in found any more in thee; and the sound of one day, death, and mourning, and famine; a mill-stone shall be heard no more at all and she shall be utterly burned with fire : in thee; for strong is the Lord God who judgeth 23 And the light of a candle shall shine her.
no more at all in thee; and the voice of the 9 And the kings of the earth, who have bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard committed fornication and lived deliciously no more at all in thee : for thy merchants with her, shall bewail her, and lament for were the great men of the earth; for by her, when they shall see the smoke of her thy sorceries were all nations deceived burning.
24 And in her was found the blood of 10 Standing afar off for the fear of her prophets, and of saints, and of all that were torment, saying, Alas, alas! that great city slain upon the earth. Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour
CHAP. XIX. is thy judgment come.
LA ND after these things I heard a great 11 And the merchants of the earth shall A voice of much people in heaven, say
The marriage of the Lamb. REVELATION. The first resurrection. ing, Alleluia: Salvation, and glory, and ther unto the supper of the great God; honour, and power, unto the Lord our 18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, God:
and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of 2 For true and righteous are his judg, mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and ments: for he hath judged the great whore, of them that sit on them, and the flesh of which did corrupt the earth with her forni- all men, both free and bond, both small and cation, and hath avenged the blood of his great. servants at her hand.
19 And I saw the beast, and the kings 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And of the earth, and their armies, gathered tir her smoke rose up for ever and ever. gether to make war against him that sat on
4 And the four and twenty elders and the horse, and against his army. the four beasts fell down and worshipped! 20 And the beast was taken, and with God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; him the false prophet that wrought miracles Alleluia.
before him, with which he deceived them 5 And a voice came out of the throne, that had received the mark of the beast, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and them that worshipped his image. and ye that fear him, both small and great. These both were cast alive into a lake of
6 And I heard as it were the voice of a fire burning with brimstone. great multitude, and as the voice of many 21 And the remnant were slain with the waters, and as the voice of mighty thunder-sword of him that sat upon the horse, which ings, saying, Alleluia : for the Lord God sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all omnipotent reigneth.
the fowls were filled with their flesh. 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give
CHAP. XX. honour to him : for the marriage of the AND I saw an angel come down from Lamb is come, and his wife hath made her- A heaven, having the key of the bottomself ready.
| less pit, and a great chain in his hand. 8 And to her was granted that she should 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, for the fine linen is the righteousness of and bound him a thousand years, saints.
| 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, are they which are called unto the mar- that he should deceive the nations no more, riage-supper of the Lamb. And he saith till the thousand years should be fulfilled ; unto me, These are the true sayings of and after that he must be loosed a little God.
season. 10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon And he said unto me, See thou do it not : them, and judgment was giren unto them : I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy bre- and I saw the souls of them that were bethren that have the testimony of Jesus : headed for the witness of Jesus, and for the worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is word of God, and which had not worshipthe Spirit of prophecy.
ped the beast, neither his image, neither 11 And I saw heaven opened, and be- had received his mark upon their foreheads, hold, a white horse ; and he that sat uponor in their hands; and they lived and him was called Faithful and True, and in reigned with Christ a thousand years. righteousness he doth judge and make war. 5 But the rest of the dead lived not again
12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and until the thousand years were finished. on his head were many crowns; and he This is the first resurrection. had a name written, that no man knew, but 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part he himself.
in the first resurrection : on such the see 13 And he was clothed with a vesture cond death hath no power, but they shall dipped in blood: and his name is called be priests of God and of Christ, and shall The Word of God.
reign with him a thousand years. 14 And the armies which were in heaven And when the thousand years are exfollowed him upon white horses, clothed in pired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prifine linen, white and clean.
son, 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp 8 And shall go out to deceive the nasword, that with it he should smite the na- tions which are in the four quarters of the tions : and he shall rule them with a rod of earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them to iron : and he treadeth the wine-press of gether to battle : the number of whom is as the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. the sand of the sea.
16 And he hath on his vesture and on 9 And they went up on the breadth of his thigh a name written, KING OF the earth, and compassed tbe camp of the KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. saints about, and the beloved city : and fire
17 And I saw an angel standing in the came down from God out of heaven, and sun; and he cried with a loud voice, say-devoured them. ing to all the fowls that fly in the midst of 10 And the devil that deceived them was heaven, Come, and gather yourselves toge- cast into the lake of fire and brimstone,
A new heaven and earth. CHAP. XXI. The heavenly Jerusalem. where the beast and the false prophet are, to a great and high mountain, and shewed and shall be tormented day and night for me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, deever and ever.
scending out of heaven from God, 11 And I saw a great white throne, and 11 Having the glory of God: and her him that sat on it, from whose face the light was like unto a stone most precious, earth and the heaven fled away; and there even like a jasper-stone, clear as crystal ; was found no place for them.
112 And had a wall great and high, and 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, I had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve stand before God; and the books were angels, and names written thereon, which opened : and another book was opened, are the names of the twelve tribes of the which is the book of life: and the dead were children of Israel. judged out of those things which were writ- 13 On the east, three gates; on the ten in the books, according to their works. north, three gates; on the south, three
13 And the sea gave up the dead which gates; and on the west, three gates. were in it; and death and hell delivered 14 And the wall of the city had twelve up the dead which were in them: and they foundations, and in them the names of the were judged every man according to their twelve apostles of the Lamb. works.
| 15 And he that talked with me, had a 14 And death and hell were cast into the golden reed to measure the city, and the lake of fire. This is the second death. gates thereof, and the wall thereof.
15 And whosoever was not found writ- 16 And the city lieth foursquare, and ten in the book of life was cast into the lake the length is as large as the breadth : and of fire.
he measured the city with the reed, twelve CHAP. XXI.
thousand furlongs. The length, and the AND I saw a new heaven and a new breadth, and the height of it are equal. A earth: for the first heaven and the 17 And he measured the wall thereof, an first earth were passed away; and there hundred and forty and four cubits, accordwas no more sea.
ling to the measure of a man, that is, of the 2 And I John saw the holy city, new angel. Jerusalem, coming down from God out of 18 And the building of the wall of it was heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for of jasper : and the city was pure gold, like her husband.
unto clear glass. 3 And I heard a great voice out of 19 And the foundations of the wall of the heaven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle of city were garnished with all manner of preGod is with men, and he will dwell with cious stones. The first foundation was them, and they shall be his people, and jasper ; the second, sapphire; the third, a God himself shall be with them, and be chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald ; their God.
| 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sar4 And God shall wipe away all tears dius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, from their eyes; and there shall be no more beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a death, neither sorrow nor crying, neither chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the shall there be any more pain : for the for- twelfth, an amethyst. mer things are passed away.
21 And the twelve gates were twelve 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, pearls; every several gate was of one pearl ; Behold, I make all things new. And he and the street of the city was pure gold, as said unto me, Write: for these words are it were transparent glass. true and faithful.
22 And I saw no temple therein : for the 6 And he said unto me, It is done. I Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and temple of it. the end. I will give unto him that is 23 And the city had no need of the sun, athirst of the fountain of the water of life neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the
glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb 7 He that overcometh shall inherit all is the light thereof. things; and I will be his God, and he shall 24 And the nations of them which are be my son.
saved shall walk in the light of it: and the 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and kings of the earth do bring their glory and the abominable, and murderers, and whore- honour into it. mongers and sorcerers, and idolaters, and 25 And the gates of it shall not be shut all liars, shall have their part in the lake at all by day : for there shall be no night which burneth with fire and brimstone: there. which is the second death.
| 26 And they shall bring the glory and 9 And there came unto me one of the honour of the nations into it. seven angels, which had the seven vials full 27 And there shall in no wise enter into of the seven last plagues, and talked with it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever 'me, sawing, Come hither, I will shew thee worketh abomination, or maketh a lie; but the bride, the Lamb's wife.
ther which are written in the Lamb's book 10 And he carried me away in the spirit lof life.
Nothing may be added or REVELATION. taken from the word of God. CHAP. XXII.
filthy still : and he that is righteous, let him A ND he shewed me a pure river of wa- be righteous still : and he that is holy, let A ter of life, clear as crystal, proceeding him be holy still. out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. 12 And behold, I come quickly; and
2 In the midst of the street of it, and on my reward is with me, to give every man either side of the river, was there the tree according as his work shall be. of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, 13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginand yielded her fruit every month: and the ning and the end, the first and the last. leaves of the tree were for the healing of the 14 Blessed are they that do his comnations.
mandments, that they may have right to 3 And there shall be no more curse: but the tree of life, and may enter in through the throne of God and of the Lamb shall the gates into the city. be in it; and his servants shall serve himn : 15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers,
4 And they shall see his face; and his and whoremongers, and murderers, and name shall be in their foreheads.
lidolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh 5 And there shall be no night there; a lie. and they need no candle, neither light of 16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testithe sun; for the Lord God giveth them fy unto you these things in the churches. light: and they shall reign for ever and ever. I am the root and the offspring of David,
6 And he said unto me, These sayings and the bright and morning-star. are faithful and true. And the Lord God 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, of the holy prophets sent his angel to shew Come. And let him that heareth say, unto his servants the things which must Come. And let him that is athirst come : shortly be done.
And whosoever will, let him take the water 7 Behold, I come quickly : blessed is he of life freely. that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy 18 For I testify unto every man that of this book.
heareth the words of the prophecy of this 8 And I John saw these things, and book, If any man shall add unto these heard them. And when I had heard and things, God shall add unto him the plagues seen, I fell down to worship before the feet that are written in this book : of the angel which shewed me these things. 19 And if any man shall take away from
9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it the words of the book of this prophecy, not: for I am thy fellow-servant, and of God shall take away his part out of the thy brethren the prophets, and of them book of life, and out of the holy city, and which keep the sayings of this book: wor- from the things which are written in this ship God.
book. 10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the 20 He which testifieth these things saith, sayings of the prophecy of this book : for Surely I come quickly : Amen. Eren so, the time is at hand.
come, Lord Jesus. 11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust 21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ still: and he which is filthy, let him belbe with you all. Amen.
END OF THE NEW TESTAMENT.
Joseph known to his brethren
2 Joseph presents his brethren.
9 The Israelites oppressed
11 The burning bush
14 God's promise renewed
20 The passover instituted
God's message from Sinai
29|Laws against murder, .
Moses called into the mount.
39 Moses receiveth the two tables