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10 And they had tails like unto

CHAP. X. scorpions; and there were stings in John commanded to eat the book. their tails: and their power was to ND I saw another mighty angel hurt men five months.

11 And they had a king over them, witha cloud;andarainbow was upon which is the angel of the bottomless his head, and his face was as it were pit, whose name in the Hebrew the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire: tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek 2 And he had in his hand a little wngue hath his name Apollyon. book open: and he set his right foot

12 One woe is past; and, behold, upon the sea, and his left foot on there cometwowoes more hereafter. the earth,

13 And the sixth angel sounded, 3 And cried with a loud voice, and I heard a voice from the four as when a lion roareth : and when horns of the golden altar which is he had cried, seven thunders utter. before God,

ed their voices. 14 Saying to the sixth angel which 4 And when the seven thunders had the trumpet, Loose the four an- had uttered their voices I was about gels which are bound in the great to write: and I heard a voice from river Euphrates.

heaven, saying unto me, Seal up 15 And the four angels were loos- those things which the seven thun. ed, which were prepared for an ders uttered, and write them not. bour, and a day, and a month, and a 5 And the angel which I saw stand year,for to slay the third part ofmen. upon the sea, and upon the earth,

16 And the number of the army lifted up his hand to heaven, of the horsemen were two hundred 6 And sware by him that liveth thousand thousand : and I heard the for ever and ever, who created heanumber of them.

ven, and the things that therein are, 17 And thus I saw the horses in and the earth, and the things that the vision, and them that sat on them, therein are, and the sea, and the having breastplates of fire, and of ja- | things which are therein, that there cinth,and brimstone; and the heads should be time no longer : of the horses were as the heads of 7 But in the days of the voice of lions; and out of their mouths issu- the seventh angel, when he shall be ed fire, and smoke, and brimstone. gin to sound, the mystery of God

13 By these three was the third should be finished, as he hath depart of men killed, by the fire, and clared to his servants the prophets. by the smoke, and by the brimstone, 8 And the voice which I heard which issued out of their mouths.' from heaven spake unto me again

, 19. For their power is in their and said; Go, and take the little mouth, and in their tails: for their book which is open in the hand of tails were like unto serpents,and had the angel which standeth upon heads, and with them they do hurt. sea, and upon the earth.

20 And the rest of the men which 9 And I went unto the angel, were not killed by these plagues yet and said unto him, Give me the repented not of the works of their little book. And he said unto me, hands, that they should not worship Take it, and eat it up; and it shall devils, and idols of gold, and silver, make tky belly bitter, but it shall and brass, and stone, and of wood; be in thy mouth sweet as honey. which neither can see, nor hear, 10 And I took the little book out Bor walk :

of the angel's hand, and ate it up; 21 Neither repented they of their and it was in my mouth sweet as murders,nor of their sorceries,nor of honey: and as soon as I had eaten their fornication, nor of their thefts. Sit my belly was bitter.


11 And be said unto me,Thou must 11 And after three days and a prophesyagain before many peoples, half the Spirit of life from God and nations, and tongues, and kings. entered into them, and they steod CHAP. XI.

upon their feet; and great fear fell The two witnesses prophesy, &c. upon them which saw them. A Nihethere was vend me aned

12 And they heard a great voice like unto a rod : and the angel from heaven, saying, unto them, stood, saying, Rise, and measure Come up hither. And they ascenthe temple of God, and the altar, ded up to heaven in a cloud; and and them that worship therein. their enemies beheld them.

2 But the court which is without 13 And the same hour was there a the temple leave out, and measure it great earthquake, and the tenth part not;forit is given unto the Gentiles; of the city fell

, and in the earthquake and the holy city shall they tread were slain of men seven thousand : under foot forty and two months. and the remnant were affrighted and

8 And I will give power unto my gave glory to the God of heaven. two witnesses, and they shall pro 14 The second woe is past; and, bephesy a thousand two hundred and hold, the third woe cometh quickly. threescoredays,clothedinsackcloth. 15 And the seventh angel sound

4 These are the two olive-trees ed; and there were great voices in and the two candlesticks standing heaven, saying, The kingdoms of before the God of the earth. this world are become the kingdoms

5 And if any man will hurt them, of our Lord, and of his Christ; and fire proceedeth out of their mouth, he shall reign for ever and ever. and devoureth their enemies : and 16 And the four and twenty elif any inan will hurt them, he must ders, which sat before God on their in this manner be killed.

seats, fell upon their faces, and wore 6 These have power to shut hea- shipped God, ven, that it rain not in the days of 17 Saying, We give thee thanks, their prophecy: and have


O Lord God Almighty, which art, over waters to turn them to blood, and wast, and art to come; because and to smite the earth with all thou hast taken to thee thy great plagues, as often as they will. power, and hast reigned.

7 And when they shall have fin 18 And the nations were angry, ished their testimony, the beast that and thy wrath is come, and the ascendeth out of the bottomless pit time of the dead, that they should shall make war against them, and be judged, and that thou shouldest shall overcome them, and kill them. give reward unto thy servants the

8 And their dead bodies shall lie in prophets, and to the saints, and the street of the great city which spi-them that fear thy name, small and ritually is called Sodom and Egypt, great; and shouldest destroy them where also our Lord was crucified, which destroy the earth.

9 And they of the people, and kin 19 And the temple of God was dreds, and tongues,and nations, shall opened in heaven, and there was see their dead bodies three days seen in his temple the ark of his and a half, and shall not suffer their testament: and there were hightdead bodies to be put in graves. nings, and voices, and thunderings,

10 And they that dwell upon the and an earthquake, and great hail. earth shall rejoice over them, and

CHAP. XII. one to another: because these two! ANPonder in heaven; a woman make merry, and shall send gifts! A woman clothed with the sun, &c. prophets tormented them that dwelt on the carth.

clothed with the sun, and the moon

mder her fect, and upon her head cause he knoweth that be bath but a crown of twelve stais :

a short time. 2 And she, being with child, cried, 13 And when the dragon saw that travailing in birth, and pained to be he was cast unto the earth, he perdelivered.

secuted the woman which brought 8 And there appeared another forth the man-child. wonder in heaven; and, behold, a 14 And to the woman were given great red dragon,having seven heads two wings of a great eagle, that she and ten horns, and seven crowns might ily into the wilderness, inte upon his heads.

her place; where she is nourished 4 And his tail drew the third part for a time, and times, and half a of the stars of heaven, and did cast time, from the face of the serpent. them to the earth: and the dragon 15 And the serpent cast out of his stood before the woman which was mouth water, as a flood, after the ready to be delivered, for to devour woman, that he might cause her to her child as soon as it was born. be carried away of the flood.

5 And she brought forth a man 16 And the earth helped the woman; child, who was to rule all nations with and the earth opened her mouth, a rod of iron: and her child was and swallowed up the flood which caught up unto God, and to histhrone. the dragon cast out of his mouth.

6° And the woman fled into the 17 And the dragon was wroth with wilderness, where she hath a place the woman, and went to make war prepared of God, that they should with the remnantof her seed, which teed her there a thousand iwo hun- keepthecommandmentsof God,and died and threescore days.

have the testimony of Jesus Christ 7 And there was war in heaven:

CHAP. XIII. Michael and his angels fought The beast with seven heads, &c. against the dragon; and the dragon A

ND I stood upon the sand of

the sea, and saw a beast rise up 8 And prevailed not; neither was out of the sea, having seven heads their place foundany more in heaven. and ten horns, and upon his horns

9 And the great dragon was cast ten crowns, and upon his heads the out, that old serpent, called the De- name of blasphemy. vil, and Satan, which deceiveth the 2 And the beast which I saw was whole world: he was cast out into like unto a leopard, and his feet were the earth, and his angels were cast as the feet of a bear, and his mouth out with him.

as the mouth of a lion; and the 10 And I heard a loud voice say- dragon gave him his power, and ing in heaven, Now is come salva- bis seat, and great authority. tion, and strength, and the kingdom 3 And I saw one of his heads as it of our God, and the power of his were wounded to death; and his Christ: for the accuser of our bre- deadly wound was healed: and all thren is cast down, which accused the world wondered after the beast. them before our God day and night. 4 And they worshipped the dragon,

11 And they overcame him by the which gave power unto the beast : blood of the Lamb, and by the word and they worshipped the beast, sayof their testimony; and they loved ing, Who is like unto the beast ? not their lives unto the death. who is able to make war with him?

12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, 5 And there was given unto him a and that dwell in them. Woe tá mouthspeakinggreatthingsandblasche inhabiters of the earth and of phemies; and power was given unto the sea! for the devil is come down | him to continuefortyandtwomonths into you, having great wrath, bo- 6 And he opened his mouth in

blasphemy against God, to blas- | or the name of the beast, or the pheme his name, and his tabernacle, number of his name. and them that dwell in heaven. 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that

7 And it was given unto him to bath understanding count the nummake war with the saints, and to ber of the beast : for it is the numovercome them: and power was her of a man; and his number is given him over all kindreds, and Six hundred threescore and six. tongues, and nations.

CHAP. XIV. 8° And all that dwell upon the The fall of Babylon, &c. earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the

book ANDI looked, and, lo, a Lamb

stood on the moumt Sion, and of life of the Lamb slain from the with him a hundred forty and four foundation of the world.

thousand, having his Father's naine 9 If any man have an ear, let him written in their foreheads. hear.

2 And I heard a voice from hea10 He that leadeth into captivity ven, as the voice of many waters, shall go into captivity; he that kill and as the voice of a great thunder; eth with the sword must be killed and I heard the voice of harpers with the sword. Here is the patience harping with their harps : and the faith of the saints.

S And they sung as it were a new 11 And I beheld another beast song before the throne, and before coming up out of the earth ; and he the four beasts and the elders: and had two horns like a lamb, and he no man could learn that song but the spake as a dragon.

hundredand forty and fourthousand, 12 And he exerciseth all the power which were redeemedfromthe earth. of the first beast before him,and caus 4 These are they which were not eth the earth, and them which dwell defiled with women; for they are therein, to worship the first beast, virgins. These are they which folwhose deadly wound was healed. low the Lamb whithersoever he

13 And he doeth great wonders, goeth. These were redeemed from so that he maketh fire come down among men, being the first-fruits uafrom heaven on the earth in the to God, and to the Lamb. sight of men,

5 And in their mouth was found 14 And deceiveth them that dwell no guile; for they are without fault on the earth by the means of those before the throne of God. miracles which he had power to do 6 And I saw another angel fly in the sight of the beast; saying to in the midst of heaven, having the them that dwell on the earth, that everlasting gospel to preach unto they should make an image to the them that dwell on the earth, and beast, which had the wound by a to every nation, and kindred, and sword, and did live.

tongue, and people, 15 And he had power to give life 7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear unto the image of the beast, that God, and give glory to him ; for the the image of the beast should both | hour of his judgment is come: and speak, and cause that as many as worship him that made heaven, and would not worship the image of the earth, and the sea, and the fountains beast should be killed.

of waters. 16 And he caused all, both small 8 And there followed another and great, rich and poor, free and angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is bond, to receive a mark in their fallen, that great city, because she right hand, or in their foreheads: made all nations drink of the wine

17 And that no man might buy of the wrath of her fornication. or sell, save he that had the mark, 9 And the third angel followed

them, saying with a loud voice, If, sickle into the carth, and gathered any man worship the beast and his the vine of the earth, and cast it inimage, and receive his mark in his to the great wine-press of the wrath forehead, or in his hand,

of God. 10 The same shall drink of the wine 20And the wine-press was trodden of the wrath of God, which is pour- without the city; and blood came ed out without mixture into the cup out of the wine-press even unto of his indignation; and he shall be the horse-bridles, by the space of a tormented with fire and brimstone thousand and six hundred furlongs. in the presence of the holy angels,

CHAP. XV. and in the presence of the Lamb: The seven last plagues, &c.

11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ven, great and marvellous, seever: and they have no rest day nor ven angels having the seven last night who worship the beast and his plagues; for in them is filled up image, and whosoever receiveth the the wrath of God. mark of his name.

2 And I saw as it were a sea of 12 Here is the patience of the glass mingled with fire; and them saints : here are they that keep the that had gotten the victory over the commandments of God, and the beast, and over his image, and over faith of Jesus.

his mark, and over the number of 13 And I heard a voice from hea- his name, stand on the sea of glass, ven, saying unto me, Write, Bless- having the harps of God. ed are the dead which die in the 3 And they sing the song of Moses Lord from henceforth : Yea, saith the servant of God, and the song of the Spirit, that they may rest from the Lamb, saying, Great and martheir labours; and their works do vellous are thy works, Lord God follow them.

Almighty ; just and true are thy 14 And I looked, and, behold, a ways, thou King of saints. white cloud, and upon the cloud one 4 Who shall not fear thee, O sat, like unto the Son of man, hav- Lord, and glorify thy name? for thort ing on his head a golden crown, and only art holy: for all nations shall in his hand a sharp sickle. come and worship before thee; for

15 And another angel came out thy judgments are made manifest. of the temple, crying with a loud 5 And after that I looked, and, voice to hin that sat on the cloud, behold, the temple of the tabernaThrust in thy sickle, and reap: for cle of the testimony in heaven was the time is come for thee to reap; opened: for the harvest of the earth is ripe. 6 And the seven angels came out

16 And he that sat on the cloud of the temple, having the seven thrust in his sickle on the carth; and plagues, clothed in pure and white the earth was reaped.

linen, and having their breasts gird17 And another angel came out ed with golden girdles, of the temple which is in heaven, 7 And one of the four beasts gave he also having a sharp sickle. unto the seven angels seven golden

18 And another angel came out vials full of the wrath of God, who from the altar, which had power liveth for ever and ever. over fire; and cried with a loud cry 8 And the temple was filled with to him that had the sharp sickle, say- smoke from the glory of God, and ing, Thrust in thy sharp sickle, and from his power; and no man was gather the clusters of the vine of the able to enter into the temple till earth; for her grapes are fully ripe. the seven plagues of the seven an19 And the angel thrust in his gels were fulfilled.

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