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horse that was red: and power was, hair, and the moon became as given to him that sat thereon to blood: take peace from the earth, and r 13 And the stars of heaven fel that they should kill one another: unto the earth, even as a fig-tree and there was given unto him a casteth her untimely figs, wbea great sword.

she is shaken of a mighty wind. 5 And when he had opened the 14 And the heaven departed as third seal, I heard the third beast a scroll when it is rolled together; say, Come and see. And I be- and every mountain and island held, and lo, a black horse ; and were moved out of their places. he that sat on him had a pair of r 15 And the kings of the earth, balances in his hand.

and the great men, and the rich 6 And I heard a voice in the men, and the chief captains, and midst of the four beasts say, A the mighty men, and every bondmeasure of wheat for a penny, man, and every free-man, hid them. and three measures of barley for a selves in the dens and in the rocks penny; and see thou hurt not the of the mountains ; oil and the wine.

16 And said to the mountains 7 And when he had opened the and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us fourth seal, I heard the voice of from the face of him that sitteth the fourth beast say, Come and on the throne, and from the wrath see.

of the Lamb: 8 And I looked, and behold, at 17 For the great day of his pale horse: and his name that sat wrath is come ; and who shall be on him was Death, and hell fol- able to stand. lowed with him. And power was

CHAP. VII. given unto them over the fourth AND after these things I saw part of the earth, to kill with A four angels standing on the sword, and with hunger, and four corners of the earth, holding with death, and with the beasts the four winds of the earth, that the of the earth.

wind should not blow on the earth, q 9 And when he had opened the nor on the sea, nor on any tree. fifth seal, I saw under the altar 2 And I saw another angel as the souls of them that were slain cending from the east, having the for the word of God, and for the seal of the living God: and he testimony which they held: cried with a loud voice to the four

10 And they cried with a loud angels, to whom it was given to voice, saying, How long, O Lord, hurt the earth and the sea, holy and true, dost thou not judget 3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, and avenge our blood on them neither the sea, nor the trees, till that dwell on the earth?

we have sealed the servants of our 11 And white robes were given God in their foreheads. unto every one of them; and it 4 And I heard the number of was said unto them, that they them which were sealed: and there should rest yet for a little season, were sealed a hundred and forty until their fellow-servants also and land four thousand of all the tribes their brethren that should be kill- of the children of Israel ed as they were, should be ful. 5 Of the tribe of Juda were sealfilled.

ed twelve thousand. Of the tribe 12 And I beheld when he had of Reuben were sealed twelve thouopened the sixth seal, and lo, there sand of the tribe of Gad were was a great earthquake ; and the sealed twelve thousand. sun became black as sackcloth ofl 6 Of the tribe of Aser were seal. d twelve thousand. Of the tribe | 16 They shall hunger no more, f Nephthalim were sealed twelve neither thirst any more ; neither housand. Of the tribe of Manas- shall the sun light on them, nor ses were sealed twelve thousand. any heat.

7 Of the tribe of Simeon were 6 17 For the Lamb which is in sealed twelve thousand. Of the the midst of the throne shall feed tribe of Levi were sealed twelve them, and shall lead them unto

usand. Of the tribe of Issachar living fountains of waters: and were sealed twelve thousand. God shall wipe away all tears

8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were from their eyes. sealed twelve thousand. Of the

CHAP. VIII. tribe of Joseph were sealed twelve AND when he had opened the thousand. Of the tribe of Ben- A seventh seal, there was sijamin were sealed twelve thou- lence in heaven about the space sand.

of half an hour. g 9 After this I beheld, and lo, al 2 And I saw the seven angels great multitude, which no man which stood before God; and to could number, of all nations, and them were given seven trumpets. kindreds, and people, and tongues, t 3 And another angel came and stood before the throne, and be stood at the altar, having a golden fore the Lamb, clothed with white censer ; and there was given unto robes, and palms in their hands; him much incense, that he should

10 And cried with a loud voice, offer it with the prayers of all saying, Salvation to our God which saints upon the golden altar which sitteth upon the throne, and unto was before the throne. the Lamb.

14 And the smoke of the incense, 11 And all the angels stood which came with the prayers of the round about the throne, and about saints, ascended up before God the elders and the four beasts, and out of the angel's hand. fell before the throne on their 5 And the angel took the censer, faces, and worshipped God,

and filled it with fire of the altar. d 12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, and and cast it into the earth: and glory, and wisdom, and thanks- there were voices, and thundergiving, and honour, and power, ings, and lightnings, and an earthand might be unto our God for quake. ever and ever. Amen.

6 And the seven angels which 13 And one of the elders an- had the seven trumpets prepared swered, saying unto me, What themselves to sound.“ are these which are arrayed in v 7 The first angel sounded, and white robes ? and whence came there followed hail and fire minthey?

gled with blood, and they were c 14 And I said unto him, Sir, cast upon the earth: and the thou knowest. And he said to me, third part of trees was burnt up, These are they which came out and all green grass was burnt up. of great tribulation, and have 8 And the second angel soundwashed their robes, and made ed, and as it were a great mounthem white in the blood of the tain burning with fire was cast Lamb.

into the sea : and the third part of 6 15 Therefore are they before the sea became blood; the throne of God, and serve him 9 And the third part of the day and night in his temple: and creatures which were in the sea, he that sitteth on the throne shall and had life, died ; and the third dwell among them.

part of the ships were destroyed.

10 And the third angel sounded,,five months : and their torment and there fell a great star from hea. was as the torment of a scorpion, ven, burning as it were a lamp, and when he striketh a man. it fell upon the third part of the 6 And in those days shall me rivers, and upon the fountains of seek death, and shall not find it: waters ;

and shall desire to die, and death 11 And the name of the star is shall flee from them. called Wormwood : and the third 7 And the shapes of the locusts part of the waters became worm- were like unto horses prepared unto wood ; and many men died of the battle ; and on their heads wer! waters, because they were made as it were crowns like gold, and bitter.

their faces were as the faces of 12 And the fourth angel sound. men. ed, and the third part of the sun 8 And they had hair as the hair was smitten, and the third part of of women, and their teeth were the moon, and the third part of as the teeth of lions. the stars ; so as the third part of 9 And they had breast-plates them was darkened, and the day as it were breast-plates of iron, shone not for a third part of it, and and the sound of their wings 22 the night likewise."

Jas the sound of chariots of many w 13 And I beheld, and heard an horses running to battle. angel flying through the midst of 10 And they had tails like unto heaven, saying with a loud voice, scorpions, and there were stings 1 Wo, wo, wo, to the inhabiters of their tails: and their power su the earth, by reason of the other to hurt men five months. voices of the trumpet of the three n 11 And they had a king over angels, which are yet to sound! them, which is the angel of to CHAP. IX.

bottomless pit, whose name in the AND the fifth angel sounded, Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but

A and I saw a star fall from in the Greek tongue hath his name heaven unto the earth: and to Apollyon. him was given the key of the bot- w 12 One wo is past; and behold, toml

there come two woes more here 7 2 And he opened the bottomless after. pit; and there arose a smoke out 13 And the sixth angel sounded, of the pit, as the smoke of a great and I heard a voice from the four furnace; and the sun and the air horns of the golden altar which is were darkened by reason of the before God, smoke of the pit.

g 14 Saying to the sixth angel 3 And there came out of the which had the trumpet, Loose the smoke locusts upon the earth : four angels which are bound in and unto them was given power, the great river Euphrates. as the scorpions of the earth have 15 And the four angels were power.

loosed, which were prepared for 4 And it was commanded them an hour, and a day, and a month, that they should not hurt the and a year, for to slay the thiro grass of the earth, neither any part of men. green thing, neither any tree ; but 16 And the number of the army only those men which have not of the horsemen were two hundred the seal of God in their foreheads. thousand thousand: and I heard 5 And to them it was given that the number of them.

hould not kill them, but r 17 And thus I saw the horses in that they should be tormented the vision, and them that sat ou

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them, having breast-plates of fire, the earth, lifted up his hand to and of jacinth, and brimstone: heaven, and the heads of the horses were t 6 And sware by him that liveth as the heads of lions; and out of for ever and ever, who created their mouths issued fire, and smoke, heaven, and the things that thereand brimstone.

in are, and the earth, and the 18 By these three was the third things that therein are, and the part of men killed, by the fire, sea, and the things which are and by the smoke, and by the therein, that there should be time brimstone, which issued out of no longer. their mouths.

1 7 But in the days of the voice 19 For their power is in their of the seventh angel, when he mouth, and in their tails: for their shall begin to sound, the mystery tails were like unto serpents, and of God should be finished, as he had heads, and with them they do hath declared to his servants the hurt.

20 And the rest of the men 8° And the voice which I heard which were not killed by these from heaven spake unto me again, plagues yet repented not of the and said, Go, and take the little works of their hands, that they book which is open in the hand of should not worship devils, and the angel which standeth upon idols of gold, and silver, and brass, the sea and upon the earth. and stone, and of wood: which 9 And I went unto the angel, neither can see, nor hear, nor and said unto him, Give me the walk:

book. And he said unto me, 21 Neither repented they of Take it, and eat it up; and it their murders, nor of their sor- shall make thy belly bitter, but it ceries, nor of their fornication, shall be in thy mouth sweet as nor of their thefts.

honey. CHAP. X.

10 And I took the little book t AND I saw another mighty an- out of the angel's hand, and ate it

A gel come down from heaven, up; and it was in my mouth sweet clothed with a cloud: and a rain- as honey: and as soon as I had bow was upon his head, and his eaten it my belly was bitter. face was as it were the sun, and r 11 And he said unto me, Thou his feet as pillars of fire:

must prophecy again before many 2 And he had in his hand a little peoples, and nations, and tongues, book open: and he set his right and kings. foot upon the sea, and his left foot 7 CHAP. XI. on the earth,

AND there was given me a 3 And cried with a loud voice, A reed like unto a rod: and as when a lion roareth: and when the angel stood, saying, Rise, and he had cried, seven thunders ut- measure the temple of God, and tered their voices.

the altar, and them that worship 4 And when the seven thunders therein. had uttered their voices, I was a 2 But the court which is withabout to write: and I heard a out the temple, leave out, and voice from heaven saying unto measure it not ; for it is given me, Seal up those things which unto the Gentiles: and the holy the seven thunders uttered, and city shall they tread under foot write them not.

forty and two months. 5 And the angel which I sawl 3 And I will give power unto my stand upon the sea, and upon two witnesses, and they shall pro

phesy a thousand two hundreds earthquake were slain of men se. and threescore days, clothed in ven thousand: and the remnant sackcloth.

| were affrighted, and gave glory to 4 These are the two olive-trees, the God of heaven. and the two candlesticks standing w 14 The second wo is past; before the God of the earth and behold, the third wo conneth

5 And if any man will hurt them, quickly. fire proceedeth out of their mouth, 15 And the seventh angel soundand devoureth their enemies: and ed; and there were great voices in if any man will hurt them, he heaven, saying, The kingdoms of must in this manner be killed. this world are become the king.

6 These have power to shut doms of our Lord, and of his Christ, heaven, that it rain not in the days and he shall reign for ever and of their prophecy: and have powever. er over waters to turn thein tol 16 And the four and twenty el blood, and to smite the earth with ders, which sat before God on their all plagues, as often as they will. seats, fell upon their faces, and r And when they shall have worshipped God, finished their testimony, the beast t 17 Saying, We give thee thanks, that ascendeth out of the bottom-O Lord God Almighty, which art, less pit shall make war against and wast, and art to come ; be them, and shall overcome them, cause thou hast taken to thee thy and kill them.

great power, and hast reigned. 8 And their dead bodies shall lieli 18 And the nations were angy, in the street

eet of the great city, and thy wrath is come, and the which spiritually is called Sodom time of the dead, that they should and Egypt, where also our Lord be judged, and that thou shouldes was crucified.

give reward unto thy servants the 9 And they of the people, and prophets, and to the saints, and kindreds, and tongues, and na-them that fear thy name, small tions, shall see their dead bodies and great; and shouldest destroy three days and a half, and shall them which destroy the earth. not suffer their dead bodies to be 19 And the temple of God was put in graves.

Topened in heaven, and there was 10 And they that dwell upon seen in his temple the ark of his the earth shall rejoice over them, testament: and there were light. and make merry, and shall send nings, and voices, and thundergifts one to another; because these ings, and an earthquake, and great two prophets tormented them that|hail. dwelt on the earth.

CHAP. XII. 11 And after three days and al AND there appeared a great half the Spirit of life from God en-A wonder in heaven; a woman tered into them, and they stood clothed with the sun, and the moon upon their feet; and great fear under her feet, and upon her head féll upon them which saw them. la crown af twelve stars:

12 And they heard a great voice 2 And she, being with child, from heaven, saying unto them, cried, travailing in birth, and painCome up hither. And they ascended to be delivered. ed up to heaven in a cloud ; and 3 And there appeared another their enemies beheld them. wonder in heaven; and behold, a

13 And the same hour was there great red dragon, having seven a great earthquake, and the tenth heads and ten horns, and seves part of the city fell, and in the crowns upon his heads.

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