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sealed with seven seals.

our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.

CHAP. VI. The Lamb openeth the seals. 3 And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the se11 And I beheld, and I heard cond beast say, Come and see. the voice of many angels round 4 And there went out another about the throne, and the beasts, horse that was red: and power 3 and the elders: and the number was given to him that sat thereof them was ten thousand times on to take peace from the earth, ! ten thousand, and thousands of and that they should kill one thousands; another: and there was given 12 Saying with a loud voice, unto him a great sword. Worthy is the Lamb that was 5 And when he had opened slain to receive power, and the third seal, I heard the third riches, and wisdom, and strength, beast say, Come and see. And and honour, and glory, and I beheld, and lo, a black horse; blessing. and be that sat on him had a 13 And every creature which pair of balances in his hand. is in heaven, and on the earth, 6 And I heard a voice in the and under the earth, and such midst of the four beasts say, A as are in the sea, and all that measure of wheat for a penny, are in them, heard I saying, and three measures of barley for Blessing, and honour, and glory, a penny; and see thou hurt not and power, be unto him that the oil and the wine. sitteth upon the throne, and 7 And when he had opened unto the Lamb, for ever and the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast say, Come 14 And the four beasts said, and see. Amen. And the four and twen- 8 And I looked, and behold, ty elders fell down and worship-a pale horse: and his name that ped him that liveth for ever and sat on him was Death, and hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill

ever.

ever.

CHAP. VI.

The seven seals opened.

I saw the Lamb with sword, and with

opened one of the seals, and with death, and with the and I heard, as it were the beasts of the earth. noise of thunder, one of the four 9 And when he had opened beasts, saying, Come and see. the fifth seal, I saw under the

2 And I saw, and behold, a altar the souls of them that were white horse: and he that sat slain for the word of God, and on him had a bow; and a crown for the testimony which they was given unto him: and he held:

went forth conquering, and to 10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord,

conquer.

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The opening of the seals.

REVELATION,

The number of the sealed.

holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth? A four angels standing on the

ND after these things I saw

11 And white robes were

given unto every one of them; four corners of the earth, holdand it was said unto them, that ing the four winds of the earth, they should rest yet for a little that the wind should not blow season, until their fellow-ser-on the earth, nor on the sea, vants also and their brethren, nor on any tree.

The number of those CHAP. VII.

that should be killed as they 2 And I saw another angel were, should be fulfilled. ascending from the east, having

12 And I beheld when he the seal of the living God: and had opened the sixth seal, and he cried with a loud voice to lo, there was a great earthquake; the four angels, to whom it was and the sun became black as given to hurt the earth and the sackcloth of hair, and the moon sea,

became as blood:

3 Saying, Hurt not the 13 And the stars of heaven earth, neither the sea, nor the fell unto the earth, even as a fig-trees, till we have sealed the tree casteth her untimely figs, servants of our God in their when she is shaken of a mighty foreheads.

wind.

4 And I heard the number 14 And the heaven departed of them which were sealed: and as a scroll when it is rolled to- there were sealed a hundred and gether; and every mountain and forty and four thousand of all island were moved out of their the tribes of the children of places. Israel.

15 And the kings of the 5 Of the tribe of Juda were earth, and the great men, and sealed twelve thousand. Of the the rich men, and the chief tribe of Reuben were sealed captains, and the mighty men, twelve thousand. Of the tribe and every bond-man, and every of Gad were sealed twelve thoufree-man, hid themselves in the sand. dens and in the rocks of the mountains;

6 Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve thousand. Of the 16 And said to the mountains tribe of Nephthalim were sealed and rocks, Fall on us, and hide twelve thousand. Of the tribe us from the face of him that of Manasses were sealed twelve sitteth on the throne, and from thousand.

the wrath of the Lamb:

7 Of the tribe of Simeon 17 For the great day of his were sealed twelve thousand. wrath is come; and who shall Of the tribe of Levi were sealed be able to stand? twelve thousand. Of the tribe

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CHAP. VIII.

Multitude of the redeemed. of Issachar were sealed twelve 15 Therefore are they before thousand. the throne of God, and serve

8 Of the tribe of Zabulon him day and night in his temwere sealed twelve thousand. ple: and he that sitteth on the Of the tribe of Joseph were throne shall dwell among them. sealed twelve thousand. Of the 16 They shall hunger no tribe of Benjamin were sealed more, neither thirst any more; twelve thousand. neither shall the sun light on 9 After this I beheld, and lo, them, nor any heat. a great multitude, which no man 17 For the Lamb which is in could number, of all nations, the midst of the throne shall and kindreds, and people, and feed them, and shall lead them tongues, stood before the throne, unto living fountains of waters: and before the Lamb, clothed and God shall wipe away all with white robes, and palms in tears from their eyes. their hands;

CHAP. VIII.

10 And cried with a loud Seven angels with trumpets. voice, saying, Salvation to our

God which sitteth upon the AND when he had opened

the seventh seal, there was throne, and unto the Lamb. silence in heaven about the 11 And all the angels stood space of half an hour. round about the throne, and 2 And I saw the seven angels about the elders and the four which stood before God; and to beasts, and fell before the throne them were given seven trumpets. on their faces, and worshipped 3 And another angel came God, and stood at the altar, having 12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, a golden censer; and there was and glory, and wisdom, and given unto him much incense, thanksgiving, and honour, and that he should offer it with the power, and might, be unto our prayers of all saints upon the God for ever and ever. Amen. golden altar which was before 13 And one of the elders the throne. answered, saying unto me, What 4 And the smoke of the are these which are arrayed in incense, which came with the white robes? and whence came prayers of the saints, ascended they? up before God out of the angel's

14 And I said unto him. Sir, hand. thou knowest. And he said to 5 And the angel took the me, These are they which came censer, and filled it with fire out of great tribulation, and of the altar, and cast it into the have washed their robes, and earth: and there were voices, made them white in the blood and thunderings, and lightnings, of the Lamb. and an earthquake.

Seven angels with trumpets. REVELATION, Bottomless pit opened. 6 And the seven angels which midst of heaven, saying with a had the seven trumpets prepared loud voice, Wo, wo, wo, to the themselves to sound. inhabiters of the earth. by rea7 The first angel sounded. son of the other voices of the and there followed hail and fire trumpet of the three angels, mingled with blood, and they which are yet to sound! were cast upon the earth; and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.

CHAP. IX.

A star falleth from heaven. ND the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from 8 And the second angel heaven unto the earth: and to sounded, and as it were a great him was given the key of the mountain burning with fire was bottomless pit.

cast into the sea: and the third 2 And he opened the botpart of the sea became blood; tomless pit; and there arose a

9 And the third part of the smoke out of the pit, as the creatures which were in the smoke of a great furnace; and sea, and had life, died; and the the sun and the air were darkthird part of the ships were de-ened by reason of the smoke of stroyed. the pit.

10 And the third angel sound- 3 And there came out of the ed, and there fell a great star smoke locusts upon the earth: from heaven, burning as it were and unto them was given power, a lamp, and it fell upon the as the scorpions of the earth third part of the rivers, and have power. upon the fountains of waters;

4 And it was commanded 11 And the name of the star them that they should not hurt is called Wormwood: and the the grass of the earth, neither third part of the waters became any green thing, neither any wormwood; and many men died tree; but only those men which of the waters, because they were have not the seal of God in their made bitter. foreheads.

12 And the fourth angel 5 And to them it was given sounded, and the third part of that they should not kill them, the sun was smitten, and the but that they should be torthird part of the moon, and the mented five months: and their third part of the stars; so as the torment was as the torment of a third part of them was darkened, scorpion, when he striketh a and the day shone not for a third man.

part of it, and the night like- 6 And in those days shall wise. men seek death, and shall not 13 And I beheld, and heard find it; and shall desire to die, an angel flying through the and death shall flee from them.

Four angels loosed:

CHAP. X. Great plagues follow. 7 And the shapes of the 16 And the number of the locusts were like unto horses army of the horsemen were two prepared unto battle; and on hundred thousand thousand: their heads were as it were and I heard the number of them. crowns like gold, and their 17 And thus I saw the horses faces were as the faces of men. in the vision, and them that sat 8 And they had hair as the on them, having breast-plates hair of women, and their teeth of fire, and of jacinth, and were as the teeth of lions. brimstone: and the heads of

9 And they had breast-plates, the horses were as the heads of as it were breast-plates of iron; lions; and out of their mouths and the sound of their wings issued fire, and smoke, and was as the sound of chariots brimstone. of many horses running to battle.

18 By these three was the third part of men killed, by the 10 And they had tails like fire, and by the smoke, and by unto scorpions, and there were the brimstone, which issued out stings in their tails: and their of their mouths. power was to hurt men five 19 For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for 11 And they had a king over their tails were like unto serthem, which is the angel of the pents, and had heads, and with bottomless pit, whose name in them they do hurt. the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, 20 And the rest of the men but in the Greek tongue hath which were not killed by these his name Apollyon. plagues yet repented not of the

months.

12 One wo is past; and be-works of their hands, that they hold, there come two woes more should not worship devils, and hereafter. idols of gold, and silver, and

13 And the sixth angel brass, and stone, and of wood: sounded, and I heard a voice which neither can see, nor hear, from the four horns of the nor walk:

golden altar which is before 21 Neither repented they of God, their murders, nor of their sor14 Saying to the sixth angel ceries, nor of their fornication, which had the trumpet, Loose nor of their thefts. the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates.

CHAP. X.

An angel with a book.

15 And the four angels were ND I saw another mighty loosed, which were prepared angel come down from for an hour, and a day, and a heaven, clothed with a cloud: month, and a year, for to slay and a rainbow was upon his the third part of men. head, and his face was as it

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