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the beast, until the words of God and lived deliciously with her, shall be fulfilled.

shall bewail her, and lament for 18 And the woman which thou her, when they shall see the snake sa west is that great city, which of her burning, reigneth over the kings of the 10 Standing afar off for the fear earth.

of her torment, saying, Alas, ale CHAP. XVIII.

that great city Babylon, that migha A ND after these things I saw city? for in one hour is thy judi A another angel come down ment come. from heaven, having great power ;l 11 And the merchants of the and the earth was lightened with earth shall weep and moum ore! his glory.

|her; for no man buyeth their 2 And he cried mightily with a merchandise any more: strong voice, saying, Babylon, the 12 The merchandise of gold, great is fallen, is fallen, and is and silver, and precious stones, become the habitation of devils, and of pearls, and fine linen, and and the hold of every foul spirit, purple, and silk, and scarlet, and and a cage of every unclean and all thyine wood, and all manner hateful bird.

vessels of ivory, and all manner 3 For all nations have drunk of vessels of most precious wood, and the wine of the wrath of her forni-Iof brass, and iron, and marble, cation, and the kings of the earth 13 And cinnamon, and odours, have committed fornication with and ointments, and frankincense, her, and the merchants of the and wine, and oil, and fine four, earth are waxed rich through the and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, abundance of her delicacies and horses, and chariots, and d 4 And I heard another voice slaves, and souls of men. from heaven, saying, Come out of 14 And the fruits that thy.SOL her, my people, that ye be notlusted after are departed to partakers of her sins, and that ye thee, and all things which were receive not of her plagues.

dainty and goodly are departes 5 For her sins have reached from thee, and thou shalt find them unto heaven, and God hath re- no more at all. membered her iniquities.

15 The merchants of these thmes 6 Reward her even as she re-{which were made rich by her, warded you, and double unto her shall stand afar off, for the fear double according to her works: in her torment, weeping and wailin: the cup which she hath filled, fill 16 And saying, Alas, alas! | to her double.

great city, that was clothed in noe 7 How much she hath glorified linen, and purple, and scarlet, an herself, and lived deliciously, so decked with gold, and precious

nuch torinent and sorrow give stones, and pearls! her: for she saith in her heart, Il 17 For in one hour so greu sit a queen, and am no widow, and riches is come to nought.. A shall see no sorrow. '

every ship-master, and all the 8 Therefore shall her plagues company in ships, and sailors, and come in one day, death, and as many as trade by sea, stoon mourning, and famine ; and she afar off, shall be utterly burned with fire: 18 And cried when they sa for strong is the Lord God who the smoke of her burning, saym.. judgeth her.

What city is like unto this great 9 And the kings of the earth, city! who have committed fornication! 19 And they cast dust on their

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leads, and cried, weeping and and worshipped God that sat on vailing, saying, Alas, alas ! that the throne, saying, Amen; Alreat city, wherein were made rich|leluia. All that had ships in the sea by d 5 And a voice came out of the eason of her costliness! for in one throne, saying, Praise our God, all lour is she made desolate. ye his servants, and ye that fear

20 Rejoice over her, thou hea-him both small and great. ren, and ye holy apostles and pro- 6 And I heard as it were the phets; for God hath avenged you voice of a great multitude, and as on her.

the voice of many waters, and as 21 And a mighty angel took up the voice of mighty thunderings, 2 stone like a great mill-stone, and saying, Alleluia : for the Lord God cast it into the sea, saying, Thus omnipotent reigneth. with violence shall that great city d 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and Babylon be thrown down, and give honour to him: for the marshall be found no more at all. riage of the Lamb is come, and

22 And the voice of harpers, and his wife hath made herself ready. musicians, and of pipers, and trum-c 8 And to her was granted that peters, shall be heard no more at she should be arrayed in fine linen, all in thee; and no craftsman of clean and white: for the fine linen whatsoever craft he be, shall be is the righteousness of saints. found any more in thee; and the b 9 And he saith unto me, Write, sound of a mill-stone shall be heard Blessed are they which are called no more at all in thee ;

Junto the marriage-supper of the 23 And the light of a candle Lamb. And he saith unto me, shall shine no more at all in thee; These are the true sayings of God. and the voice of the bridegroomt 10 And I fell at his feet to wor. and of the bride shall be heard no ship him. And he said unto me, more at all in thee: for thy mer- See thou do it not: I am thy fellowchants were the great men of the servant, and of thy brethren that earth ; for by thy sorceries were have the testimony of Jesus: wor. all nations deceived.

ship God: for the testimony of Je. 24 And in her was found the sus is the spirit of prophecy. blood of propbets, and of saints, t 11 And I saw heaven opened, and of all that were slain upon and behold, a white horse ; and the earth.

he that sat upon him was called CHAP. XIX.

Faithful and True, and in right. AND after these things I heard eousness he doth judge and make A1 a great voice of much people war. in heaven, saying, Alleluia : Salva-l 12 His eyes were as a flame of tion, and glory, and honour, and fire, and on his head were many power, unto the Lord our God: crowns; and he had a name writ

2 For true and righteous are his ten, that no man knew, but he judgments: for he hath judged the himself. great whore, which did corrupt|t 13 And he was clothed with a the earth with her fornication, and vesture dipped in blood: and his hath avenged the blood of his ser- name is called The Word of God. vants at her hand.

| 14 And the armies which were 3 And again they said, Alleluia, in heaven followed him upon white And her smoke rose up for, ever horses, clothed in fine linen, white and ever.

and clean. 4 And the four and twenty el. { 15 And out of his mouth goeth ders and the four beasts fell down a sharp sword, that with it he Dd 2


should smite the nations: and he set a seal upon him, tbat he should shall rule them with a rod of iron : deceive the nations no more, il and he treadeth the wine-press of the thousand years should be ful. the fierceness and wrath of Al- filled ; and after that he must be mighty God.

loosed a little season. ** 16 And he hath on his vesturec 4 And I saw thrones, and they and on his thigh a name writen, sat upon them, and judgment was KING OF KINGS, AND LORD given unto them: and I saw thre OF LORDS.

souls of them that were beheaded 17 And I saw an angel standing for the witness of Jesus, and for in the sun, and he cried with a the word of God, and which had loud voice, saying to all the fowls not worshipped the beast, neither that fly in the midst of heaven, his image, neither had received Ais Come, and gather yourselves to- mark upon their foreheads, or in gether unto the supper of the great their hands; and they lived and

reigned with Christ a thousand 18 That ye may eat the flesh of years. kings, and the flesh of captains, 5 But the rest of the dead lived and the flesh of mighty men, and not again until the thousand years the flesh of horses, and of them were finished. This is the firs that sit on them, and the flesh of resurrection. all men, both free and bond, both 6 6 Blessed and holy is he that small and great.

hath part in the first resurrection: 19 And I saw the beast, and the on such the second death hath 1 kings of the earth, and their armies, power, but they shall be priests of gathered together to make war God and of Christ, and shall reis against him that sat on the horse, with him a thousand years. and against his army.

Ir 7 And when the thousand yes t 20 And the beast was taken, and are expired, Satan shall be loose with him the false prophet that out of his prison, wrought miracles before him, with 8 And shall go out to deceit? which he deceived them that had the nations which are in the for received the mark of the beast, quarters of the earth, Gog a : and them that worshipped his Magog, to gather them togeth: ima

th were cast alive to battle: the number of whom #1 into a lake of fire burning with as the sand of the sea. brimstone.

. 9 And they went up on! 21 And the remnant were slain breadth of the earth, and compe with the sword of him that sated the camp of the saints ab upon the horse, which sword pro- and the beloved city: and ceeded out of his mouth: and all the came down from God out of 1 fowls were filled with their flesh. ven, and devoured them CHAP. XX.

w 10 And the devil that decei A ND I saw an angel come down them was cast into the lake of

A from heaven, having the key and brimstone, where the b of the bottomless pit and a great and the false prophet are, chain in his hand.

shall be tormented day and . t 2 And he laid hold on the dra. for ever and ever. gon, that old serpent, which is the t 11 And I saw a greatv Devil, and Satan, and bound him throne, and him that sat on it, a thousand years,

whose face the earth and the 3 And cast him into the bot. ven fled away ; and there tomless pit, and shut him up, and found no place for them.

12 And I saw the dead, small 16 7 He that overcometh shall in and great, stand before God; and herit all things; and I will be his the books were opened: and ano- God, and he shall be my son. ther book was opened, which is t 8 But the fearful, and unbelievthe book of life: and the dead were ing, and the abominable, and murjudged out of those things which derers, and whoremongers, and were written in the books, accord- sorcerers, and idolaters, and all ing to their works.

liars, shall have their part in the 13 And the sea gave up the dead lake which burneth with fire and which were in it; and death and brimstone: which is the second hell delivered up the dead which death. were in them: and they were 9 And there came unto me one judged every man according to of the seven angels, which had the their works.

seven vials full of the seven last t 14 And death and hell were plagues, and talked with me, say. cast into the lake of fire. This is ing, Come hither, I will shew thee the second death.

the bride, the Lamb's wife. 15 And whosoever was not found c 10 And he carried me away in written in the book of life was cast the spirit to a great and high into the lake of fire.

mountain, and shewed me that CHAP. XXI.

great city, the holy Jerusalem, V AND I saw a new heaven and descending out of heaven from A a new earth: for the first God, heaven and the first earth were 11 Having the glory of God: passed away ; and there was no and her light was like unto a stone more sea.

most precious, even like a jasper2 And I John saw the holy city, stone, clear as crystal ; new Jerusalem, coming down from 12 And had a wall great and God out of heaven, prepared as a high, and had twelve gates, and bride adorned for her husband. at the gates twelve angels, and 6 3 And I heard a great voice out names written thereon, which are of heaven, saying, Behold, the ta- the names of the twelve tribes of bernacle of God is with men, and the children of Israel he will dwell with them, and they 13 On the east, three gates; on shall be his people, and God him- the north, three gates; on the self shall be with them, and be south, three gates ; and on the their God.

west, three gates. b 4 And God shall wipe away all 14 And the wall of the city had tears from their eyes, and there twelve foundations, and in them shall be no more death, neither the names of the twelve apo des sorrow, nor crying, neither shall of the Lamb. there be any more pain: for the 15 And he that talked with me, former things are passed away. Thad a golden reed to measure the

5 And he that sat upon the city, and the gates thereof, and throne said, Behold, I make all the wall thereof. things new. And he said unto me, 16 And the city lieth foursquare, Write: for these words are true and the length is as large as the and faithful.

breadth: and he measured the t 6 And he said unto me, It is done. city with the reed, twelve thouI am Alpha and Omega, the be- sand furlongs. The length and ginning and the end. I will give the breadth, and the height of it unto him that is athirst of the are equal, fountain of the water of life freely. 17 And he measured the wall

thereof, a hundred and forty and as crystal, proceeding out of the four cubits, according to the mea-throne of God and of the Lamb. sure of a man, that is, of the angel. 2 In the midst of the street of it, i 18 And the building of the wall and on either side of the river was of it was of jasper: and the city there the tree of life, which bare was pure gold, like unto clear twelve manner of fruits, and yieldglass.

ed her fruit every month: and the 19 And the foundations of the leaves of the tree were for the heal. wall of the city were garnished ing of the nations. with all manner of precious stones. 16 3 And there shall be no more The first foundation was jasper ; curse: but the throne of God and the second, sapphire; the third, a of the Lamb shall be in it; and his chalcedony ; the fourth, an eme- servants shall serve him : rald

6 4 And they shall see his face; 20 The fifth, sardonyx: the and his name shall be in their foresixth, sardius ; the seventh, chry- heads. solite ; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, 5 And there shall be no night a topaz; the tenth, a chrysopra. there ; and they need no cande, sus; the eleventh, a jacinth ; the neither light of the sun ; for the twelfth, an amethyst.

Lord God giveth them light: and 21 And the twelve gates were they shall reign for ever and ever. twelve pearls ; every several gate 6 And he said unto me, These was of one pearl ; and the street sayings are faithful and true. And of the city was pure gold, as it the Lord God of the holy prophets were transparent glass.

sent his angel to shew unto his t 22 And I saw no temple therein: servants the things which must for the Lord God Almighty and shortly be done. the Lamb are the temple of ií. 16 7 Behold, I come quickly: bles

23 And the city had no need of ed is he that keepeth the sayin the sun, neither of the moon, to of the prophecy of this book." shine in it: for the glory of God 8 And I John saw these things did lighten it, and the Lamb is the and heard them. And when I had light thereof.

heard and seen, I fell down to 24 And the nations of them worship before the feet of the which are saved shall walk in the angel which shewed me these light of it: and the kings of the things. earth do bring their glory and P 9 Then saith he unto me, See honour into it.

thou do it not: for I am thy fellow25 And the gates of it shall not servant, and of thy brethren the be shut at all by day: for there prophets, and of them which keep shall be no night there.

the sayings of this book: worship 26 And they shall bring the God. glory and honour of the nations 10 And he saith unto me, Seal into it.

not the sayings of the prophecy of t 27 And there shall in no wise this book : for the time is at hand. enter into it any thing that de- t 11 He that is unjust, let him be fileth, neither whatsoever worketh unjust still: and he which is filthy, abomination, or maketh a lie ; but let him be filthy still: and he that they which are written in the is righteous, let him be righteous Lamb's book of life.

still: and he that is holy, let him CHAP. XXII.

be holy still. t A ND he shewed me a pure 12 And behold, I come quickly; A river of water of life, clear and my reward is with me, to give

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