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Sealing of God's servants. REVELATION, VII.

The seven trumpets. sword, and with hunger, and with death, A.D. 96. of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and with the beasts of the earth.

and tongues, stood before the throne, and 9 And when he had opened the fifth a chap. 5.9. before the Lamb, clothed with white Beal, I saw under the altare the souls d of Ro. 11. 25. robes, and palmse in their hands; them that were slain for the word of God, chap. 6. 11. 10 And cried 9 with a loud voice, say. and for the testimony which they held :

cchap. 8. 3.

ing, Salvation h to our God which sitteth 10 And they cried with a loud voice,

d chap. 20.4.
e Le. 23. 40.

upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. saying, How long, O Lord, holy, and fchap. 1. 9. 11 And all the angels stood round about true, dost thou not judge and avengek our 12. 17.) the throne, and about the elders and the blood on them that dwell on the earth? g Zec. 4. 7. four beasts, and fell before the throne on

11 And whitel robes were given unto a chap. 19.1. their faces, and worshipped God, every one of them; and it was said unto Is. 43. 11. 12 Saying, " Amen: Blessing, and glory, them, that they should rest» yet for a little i Zec. 1. 12. and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and ho. season, until their fellowservants also k chap. 11.18. nour, and power, and might, be unto our and their brethren, that should be killed De. 32. 41.. God for ever and ever. Amen. as they were, should be fulfilled.


13 And one of the elders answered, 12 And I beheld when he had opened ? ch. 7. 9, 14. saying unto me, What are these which the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great mch.5.13, 14. are arrayed in white robes ? and whence

Jude 25. earthquake;p and the sun? became black

came they? as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became n chap. 14.13. 14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowas blood;

o He. 11. 40. est. And he said to me, These are they 13 And the stars" of heaven fell unto chap. 16.18. which came out of great tribulation, and the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her Joel 2.10,31 have washed their robes, and made them

3. 15. B untimely figs, when she is shaken of a

white in the blood of the Lamb.

Mat. 24. 29. mighty wind.

15 Therefore are they before the throne 14 And the heavendeparted as a scroll

rchap. 8. 10. of God, and serve him day and night in when it is rolled together; and every

• chap. 6. 9. mountains and island were moved out

his temple: and he that sitteth on the

Jno. 16.33. throne shall dwelle among them. of their places.

tl Co. 6. 11.

16 They shall hunger y no more, neither

He. 9. 14. 15 And the kings of the earth, and the

thirst any more; neither shall the sun great men, and the rich men, and the Bor, green. light on them, nor any heat.: chief captains, and the mighty men, and « chap. 1.5.

17 For the Lamb, which is in the midst every bondman, and every freeman, hid 1 John 1. 7. of the throne, shall feed” them, and shall themselves in the dens and in the rocks • Ps. 102. 26. lead them unto living fountains of waters : of the mountains ;

Is. 34. 4.

and God shall wipe away all tears from 16 And said a' to the mountains and w chap.16.20. their eyes.

Je. 4. 23, 24. rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the

CHAPTER VIII. face of him that sitteth on the throne, and -ch. 21. 3, 4 seal, there was silence in heaven about

Hab.3.6,10. AND when he had opened the seventh from the wrath of the Lamb: 17 For the great day of his wrath is y Is. 49. 10.

the space of half an hour.

- Ps. 121. 6. come; and who shall be able to stand ?

2 And I saw the seven angels which

Is. 4. 6.

stood" before God; and to them were AND after these things I saw four an

a Ps.23.1,2,5. given seven trumpets.

36.8. gels standing on the four corners of the

Is. 40. 11.

3 And another angel came and stood at earth, holding the four windsk of the 6 Is. 2. 19.

the altar, having a golden censer ; and earth, that the wind should not blow


was given unto him. much incense,

c Is. 25. 8. on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any

that he should y offer it with the prayers tree.

d chap. 9.6.

of all saints upon the golden m altar which 2 And I saw another angel ascending

Ho. 10. 8.

was before the throne.

Lu. 23. 30. from the east, having the sealm of the

4 And the smoke of the incense, which living God: and he cried with a loud

e chap. 5.1.

came with the prayers of the saints, asvoice to the four angels, to whom it was chap: 16.14. cended up before God out of the angel's given to hurt the earth and the sea,

Is. 13.6, &c. hand. 3 Saying, HurtP not the earth, neither


5 And the angel took the censer, and the sea, nor the trees, till we have a sealed 9 Ps.76.7. filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it the servants of our God in their fore-h Lu. 1. 19. 8 into the earth: and there were voices, heads."

i2 Ch.29.25.. and thunderings, and lightnings, and an 4 And I heard the number of them 28. earthquake. which were sealed : and there were sealed * Da. 7. 2.

6 And the seven angels which had the an hundred and forty and four thousand yor, add it to. seven trumpets prepared themselves to of all the tribes of the children of Israel. Ichap.5.8. sound.

5 Of the tribe of Juda were sealed mchap. 6.9. 7 The first angel sounded, and there twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben 2 Ti. 2. 19. followed hail and fire mingled with blood, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe

o Ex. 30.1.

and they were cast upon the earth : and of Gad were sealed twelve thousand.

p chap. 6.6.

the third part of trees 20 was burnt up,

. Eze. 9. 4. 6 Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Nepthalim 8 or, upon.

r chap. 22.4. and all green grass was burnt up.

8 And the second angel sounded, and were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe

as it were of Manasses were sealed twelve thousand.

a great mountain* burning + chap.16.18.

with fire was cast into the sea :y and the

t2 Sa. 22. 8. 7. Of the tribe of Simeon were sealed « chap. 14. 1. third part of the sea became blood;' twelve thousand. Of the tribe of LeviEze. 38. 22. 9 And the third part of the creatures were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe w Is. 2. 13. which were in the sea, and had life, died ; of Issachar were sealed twelve thousand. * Je. 51, 25. and the third part of the ships were de

8 Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed y Am. 7. 4. stroyed. twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph ch.16.3, &c. 10 And the third angel sounded, and were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe Ex.7.19..21. there fella a great star from heaven, burnof Benjamin were sealed twelve thousand. a chap. 9.1. ing as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the

9 After this I beheld, and, lo, a great Is. 14. 12. third part of the rivers, and upon the multitude, which no man could number,

fountains of waters :

Woe of locusts.

The seven thunders. 11 And the name of the star is called A. D. 96. thousand :Q and I heard the number of Wormwood:c and the third part of the

them. watersd became wormwood; and many a Ps. 68. 17. 17 And thus I saw the horses in the vi. men died of the waters, because they chap. 7. 4. sion, and them that sat on them, having were made bitter.

• Do. 29. 18. breastplates of fire, and of jacinth, and 12 And the fourth angel sounded, and Am. 5. 7. brimstone: and the heads of the horses the third part of the sun was smitten, and He. 12. 15. were as the heads of lions :e and out of the third part of the moon, and the third – Ex. 15. 23. their mouths issued fire and smoke and part of the stars ; so as the third part of

Je. 9. 15.

brimstone. them was darkened, and the day shone

23. 15.

18 By these three was the third part of

el Ch. 12. 8. not for a third part of it, and the night likewise.

men killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, Is. 5:28, 29. and by the brimstone, which issued out

s Is. 13. 10. 13 And I beheld, and heard an angel Je. 4. 23.

of their mouths. flying, through the midst of heaven, say- Eze.32.7,8. 19 For their power is in their mouth, ing with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to Joel 2. 10. and in their tails : for their tailsh were the inhabiters of the earth, by reason of Am. 8. 9.

like unto serpents, and had heads, and the other voices of the trumpet of the schap. 14. 6. with them they do hurt. three angels, which are yet to sound!

h Is. 9. 15. 20 And the rest of the men which were CHAPTER IX.

Ep. 4. 14.

not killed by these plagues, yeti repented AND the fifth angel sounded, and I Jé. 5.3. not of the works of their hands, that they

8. 6. saw a starm fall from heaven unto the

k Le. 17. 7.

should not worship devils,k and idols? of earth: and to him was given the key of 1 Co. 10. 20. gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and the bottomless pit."

? Ps. 135.15. of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, 2 And he opened the bottomless pit;

Is.40.19, 20. nor walk : and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as mchap. 8. 10. 21 Neither repented they of their murthe smoke of a great furnace; and the sun Lu. 10. 18. ders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their and the air were darkened P by reason of n chap. 17.§. fornication, nor of their thefts. the smoke of the pit.


CHAPTER X. 3 And there came out of the smoke

o chap. 22.15. AND I saw another mighty angel come locusts' upon the earth: and unto them » Joel 2. 2. down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: was given power, as the scorpions of the ? Eze. 1. 28. and a rainbowl was upon his head, and earth have power.

r Ex.10.4, &c. his face was as it were the sun, and his 4 And it was commanded them* that sch. 1.15,16. feet as pillars of fire : they should not hurt the grass of the earth, Mat. 17. 2. 2 And he had in his hand a little book neither any green thing, neither any tree; t verse 10. open: and he set his right foot upon the but only those men which have not the u chap. 6. 6. sea, and his left foot on the earth, seal" of God in their foreheads.

v chap. 7. 3. 3 And cried with a loud voice, as when 5 And to them it was given that they Ex. 12. 23, a lion roareth: and when he had cried, should not kill them, but that they should Job 2. 6. seven thunders w uttered their voices. be tormented five months : and their tor- Eze. 9. 4. 4 And when the seven thunders had utment was as the torment of a scorpion, w chap. 8. 5. tered their voices, I was about to write: and when he striketh a man.

14. 2. I heard a voice from heaven saying unto 6 And in those days shall men y seek

* Da. 8. 26.

12:4, 9. me, Seal“ up those things which the seven death, and shall not find it; and shall de

y Job 3. 21.

thunders uttered, and write them not. sire to die, and death shall flee from them.

Je. 8. 3.

5 And the angel which I saw stand 7 And the shapesa of the locusts were : Ex. 6. 8. upon the sea and upon the earth: lifted like unto horses prepared unto battle; De. 32. 40. up his hand to heaven, and on their heads were as it werec crowns a Joel 2. 4. 6 And sware by him that liveth for ever like gold, and their faces were as the chap. 14. 7. and ever, who created heaven, and the faces of men.

Ne. 9. 6. things that therein are, and the earth, and 8. And they had hair as the hair of women, Na. 3. 17. the things that therein are, and the sea, and their teeth/ were as the teeth of lions. d Da. 7. 4, 8. and the things which are therein,e that

9 And they had breastplates, as it were e Da. 12. 7. there should be time no longer : breastplates of iron; and the sound of Ps. 57. 4. 7 But in the days of the voice of the setheir wings was as the sound ofh chariots Joel 1.6. venthy angel, when he shall begin to of many horses running to battle.

g chap.11.15. sound, the mystery of God should be 10 And they had tails like unto scor- h Na. 2. 4. finished, as he hath declared to his serpions, and there were stings in their tails : i Ro. 11. 25. vants the prophets. and their power was to hurt men five Ep. 3. 5..9. 8 And the voicek which I heard from months.

k verse 4. heaven spake unto me again, and said, Go 11 And they had a king over them, Iverse 5. and take the little book which is open in which is the angel of the bottomless pit,

Ep. 2. 2. the hand of the angel which standeth whose name in the Hebrew tongue is

B That is, a

upon the sea and upon the earth. Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath


9 And I went unto the angel, and said his name B Apollyon.

n Eze. 3.1..3,

unto him, Give me the little book. And 12 One woe is past; and, behold, there


he said unto me, Take it,and eat it up; come two woes more hereafter.

ochap.8.13. and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it 13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I p chap. 16.12. shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey. heard a voice from the four horns of the

Ge. 2. 14.

10 And I took the little book out of the golden altar which is before God,

Je. 51. 63. angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in 14 Saying to the sixth angel which had

my mouth sweet as honey: and as soon the trumpet, Loose the four angels which a chap. 21.15. as I had eaten it, my belly was bitter. are bound in the great river Euphrates.P Zec. 2.1.

11 And he said unto me, Thou must 15 And the four angels were loosed, rch. 8.7.9. prophesy again before many peoples, and which were prepared y for an hour, and a • Eze. 38. 4. nations, and tongues, and kings. day, and a month, and a year, for to slay

CHAPTER XI. the third part of men.


XL.. AND there was given me a reeda like 16 And the number of the army. of the XLVIII. unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, borsemen were two hundred thousand

Rise, and measure the temple of God,


yor, at.

unto my

The two witnesses.

REVELATION, XII. The dragon cast to the earth. and the altar, and them that worship 4. D. 96. in heaven, and there was seen in his temple therein.

the ark of his testament: and there were 2 But the courta which is without the a Eze. 40.17.. lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, temple ß leave out, and measure it not;

20. and an earthquake, and great hail. forc it is given unto the Gentiles: and Bcast out.


XII. the holy city shall they tread undere foot chap. 8. 5. AND there appeared a great ywonder forty and two months.

Lu. 21. 24. in heaven; a woman I clothed with the 3 And I will & give power unto myl two d ch.16.18,21. sun, and the moon under her feet, and witnesses, and they shall prophesy a

e Da. 7. 25.

upon her head a crown of twelve stars : thousand two hundred and threescore yor, sign. 2 And she being with child cried, travaildays, clothed in sackcloth.k

&or, give ing in birth, and pained to be delivered. 4 These are the two! olive trees, and

3. And there appeared another y wonder the two candlesticksm standing before

two wit.

in heaven; and behold a great red drathe God of the earth.

nesses that 5 And if any man will hurt them,o fire

they may

gon," having seven heads and ten horns, prophesy.

and seven crowns upon his heads. proceedeth out of their mouth, and devour

4 And his tailP drew the third part of the eth their enemies : and if any man will hurt Mat:18: 16. stars of heaven, and did cast them to the them, he must in this manner be killed. 9 6 These bave power to shut heaven, Ps. 84. 11.

h chap. 20. 4. earth: and the dragon stood before the wo

man which was ready to be delivered, for that it rain not in the days of their pro- Mal. 4. 2.

to devour her child as soon as it was born. phecy: and have power over watersê to k Is. 22. 12. 5 And she brought forth a man child, turn them to blood, and to smite the earth ?Je. 11. 16. who' was to rule all nations with a rod with all plagues, as often as they will. Zec. 4.3,11, of iron: and her child was caught up unto 7. And when they shall have finished

14. God, and to his throne. their testimony, the beasto that ascendeth mchap. 1. 20.

6 And the woman fled into the wilder

n verse 9. out of the bottomless pit shall makew war

o Ps. 18. 8.

ness, where she hath a place prepared of against them, and shall overcome them, v Is. 9. 15. God, that they should feed her there: a and kill them.

9 Nu. 16. 35. thousand two hundred and threescore days. 8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the Ho. 6. 5. 7 And there was war in heaven : Michael streety of the great city, which spiritually r1 Ki. 17. 1. and his angels fought against the dragon; is called Sodom: and Egypt; a where also •Ex. 7. 19. and the dragon fought and his angels, our Lord was crucified.

t Is. 7. 14. 8 And prevailed not; neither was their 9 And they of the people, and kindreds,

9. and tongues, and nations, shall see their

• chap. 17. 8. place found any more in heaven.

9 And the great dragon was cast out,

10 Da. 7. 21. dead bodies three days and an half, and

Zec. 14. 2,

that old serpent, called the Devil,c and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be


Satan, e which deceiveth the whole world: put in graves.

* chap. 11. 3. he was cast out into the earth, and his 10 And they that dwell upon the earth y He. 13. 12. angels were cast out with him. shall rejoice over them, and make merry, 2 Is. 1. 10. 10 And I heard a loud voice saying in and shall send gifts one to another; be- «Ex. 20.2. heaven, Now' is come salvation, and cause these two prophets tormented them. Ge. 3. 1,4 strength, and the kingdom of our God, and that dwelt on the earth.

John 8. 14. the power of his Christ: for the accuser of 11. And after three days and an half the Ps. 79. 3.

our brethren is cast down, which accused and they stood upon their feet; and great Eze.37.5..14 Spirit, of life from God entered into them, chap.11.16. them before our God day and night.

11 And they overcamel him by the fear fell upon them which saw them. h Ro.8.33,37. blood of the Lamb, and by the word of

12 And they heard a great voice from Lu. 14. 26. their testimony; and they loved not their heaven saying unto them, Come up hither. *1 Th. 4. 17. livesi unto the death. And they ascended up to heaven in a

i Mal. 3. 18. 12 Thereforem rejoice, ye heavens, and cloud ;' and their enemies? beheld them.

m Ps. 96. 11.

ye that dwell in them. Woen to the in13 And the same hour was there a great chap. 8. 13. habiters of the earth, and of the sea! for earthquake, and the tenth part of the

the devil is come down unto you, having cityo fell, and in the earthquake were

o chap. 16.19.

great wrath, because P he knoweth that he slain 5 of men seven thousand : and the $ names of hath but a short time. remnant were affrighted, and gavel glory

13 And when the dragon saw that he to the God of heaven.

p chap. 10. 6. was cast unto the earth, he persecuted 14 The secondwoe is past; and, be- chap: 14,7 the woman which brought forth the man hold, the third woo cometh quickly,

Is.26.15,16. 15' And the seventh' angel sounded; and

r chap. 8. 13.


14 And to the woman were given two there were great voices in heaven, saying,

• chap. 10. 7.

wings of a great eagle, that she might fly The kingdoms of this world are become + Is. 40. 31.

into the wilderness, into her place, where the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; « chap. 12.10. she is nourished for a time, and times, and and he shall reign for ever and ever.

• Da. 2. 44. half a time, from the face of the serpent. 16 And the four and twentyr elders, 7.14,18, 15 and the serpent cast out of his which sat before God on their seats, fell

27. mouth water as a flood, after the woman, upon their faces, and worshipped God,

w chap. 4. 4.

that he might cause her to be carried 17 Saying, We give thee thanks, O'Lord * Is. 59. 19.

away of the food. God Almighty, whichy art, and wast, and y chap. 16. 5. 16 And the earth helped the woman, art to come; because thou hast taken to z chap. 19. 6. and the earth opened her mouth, and thee thy great power, and hast reigned.“ a verse 9. swallowed up the flood which the dragon

18 And the nations were angry,a and He. 9. 27. cast out of his mouth. thy wrath is come, and the time of the

c Ge. 3. 15.

17 And the dragon was wroth with the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give rewarda unto thy - chap.22. 12. woman and went to make war with the servants the prophets, and to the saints, chap. 19. 5. commandments of God, and have the and them that fear thy name, smalle andror, corrupt. testimony of Jesus Christ. great; and shouldest destroy them which I ch. 15.5, 8.

CHAPTER XIII. ņdestroy the earth.

Da.7.2,&c. AND I stood upon the sand of the sea, 19 And the temples of God was opened

and saw a beasts rise up out of the sea,

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The two Beasts.

Mission of the Angels. having a seven heads and ten horns, and A. D. 96. the voice of many waters, and as the voice upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his

of a great thunder : and I heard the voice heads the B name of blasphemy.

a chap. 12. 3. of harpers harping with their harps : 2 And the beast which I saw was d like 17.3,9, 12.

3 And they sung as it were a new song unto a leopard, and his feet were as the chap. 19.6. before the

throne, and before the four feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth Bor, names. beasts, and the elders : and no man could of a lion: and the dragon gave him his cch. 5. 8, 9. learn that song but thee hundred and power, and his seat, h and great authority. d Da. 7. 4.7. forty and four thousand, which were re3 And I saw one of his heads, as it were

echap. 15.3. deemed from the earth. Ywounded to death; and his deadly

I chap. 12.9.

4 These are they which were not defiled

g verse 1. wound was healed; and all the world, chap. 16. 10. with women:: for they are virgins. These wondered k after the beast.

are they which follow the Lamb whither4. And they worshipped the dragon


soever he goeth. These were o redeemed

i Ca. 1. 3. which gave power unto the beast: and

from among men, being the firstfruits m

6. 8. they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is

unto God and to the Lamb.

2 Co. 11.2. like unto the beast? who" is able to make k chap. 17.8.

5 And in their mouth was found no war with him?

1Jno. 10.27. guile :o for they are without Pfault be5 And there was given unto him a 8 bought,

fore the throne of God. mouth? speaking great things and blas- 1 Co. 6. 20. 6 And I saw another angel fly in the phemies; and power was given unto him m Ja. 1. 18. midst of heaven, having the everlasting to Scontinue forty: and two months. n chap. 17.14. gospel to preach unto them that dwell 6 And he opened his mouth in blas

o Ps. 32. 2.

on the earth, and to everyt nation, and phemy against God, to blaspheme his

p Ep. 5. 27.
Jude 24.

kindred, and tongue, and people, name, and his tabernacle," and them that »

. Da. 7. 8, 11,

Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, dwell in heaven.

25. and give glory to him ; forw the hour of 7 And it was given unto him to make 11. 36. his judgment is come: and worship him war* with the saints, and to overcome r 2 Sa. 23. 5. that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, them: and power y was given him over all Is. 40.8. and the fountains of waters. kindreds, and tongues, and nations.

8 And there followed another angel, say. 8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall

ing, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great worship him, whose names are not writ- och. 11. 2, 3. city, because she made all nations drink of ten in the book a of life of the Lamb slain 12. 6. the wine of the wrath of her fornication. from the foundation of the world.

t Ep. 3. 9. 9 And the third angel followed them,

u Col. 2.9. 9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.

saying with a loud voice, Ifd any man wor10 Hec that leadeth into captivity shall

He.9.11,24. ship the beast and his image, and receive go into captivity: bee that killeth with

v He. 12. 22, his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, the sword must be killed with the sword. w chap. 15.4.

10 The same shall drinks of the wine Here is the patienced and the faith of the chap. 11.7. of the wrath of God, which is poured out saints.

12.17. without mixture into the cup of his in11 And I beheld another beast coming Da. 7. 21. dignation; and he shall be tormented up out of the earth; and he had two horns y Lu. 4. 6. with firei and brimstone in the presence like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.

2ch. 18.2, 3. of the holy angels, and in the presence of 12 And he exerciseth all the power of

Is. 21. 9.

the Lamb:

Je. 51. 7, 8. the first beast before him, and causeth the

11 And the smokek of their torment asearth and them which dwell therein to

a chap.21,27. cendeth up for ever and ever : and they worship the first beast, whose deadly 6 chap. 17.8. have no rest day nor night, who worship wound was healed.?

c Is. 33. 1. the beast and his image, and whosoever 13 And he doeth great wonders,” so that a ch.13.14..16 receiveth the mark of his name. he maketh fire come down from heaven e Ge. 9.6. 12 Here is the patience of the saints : on the earth in the sight of men,

He. 6. 12. here are they that keep the command14 And deceiveth them that dwell on. Ps. 75. 8. ments of God, and the faith of Jesus. the earth by the means of those miracles chap.19.20. saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the

13 And I heard a voice from heaven, which he had power to do in the sight of 4 Is. 34.

10. the beast; saying to them that dwell on Iverse 3.

dead which dieo in the Lord n from hencethe earth, that they should make an image

forth : Yea, saith the Spirit, that they

m Is.57.20,21. to the beast, which had the p wound by a sword, and did live.

n Mat. 24. 24. works do follow them.

may rest from their labours; and their

2 Th.2.9,10. 15 And he had power to give e life unto

14 And I looked, and behold a white the image of the beast, that the image of "1 Th.4.14,16 cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like 9 the beast should both speak, and cause nor, from unto the Son of man, having on his head a that as many as would not worship" the henceforth golden crown, and in his hand a sharp

saith the image of the beast should be killed.

sickle. 16 And he causeth all, both small and

Spirit, Yea.

15 And another angel came out of the great, rich and poor, free and bond, to p ver. 3, 12. temple, crying with a loud voice to him

receive a mark in their right hand, or in a breath. that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, their foreheads :

9 Eze. 1.26. and reap : for the time is come for thee to 17 And that no man might buy or sell,

Da. 7. 13.

reap; for the harvest of the earth is a ripe. save he that had the mark, or the name of rchap. 16.2. 16 And he that sat on the cloud thrust the beast, or the number” of his name. k give them. in his sickle on the earth; and the earth

18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath Joel 3, 13. was reaped. understanding count the number of the tJe, 51. 33.

17 And another angel came out of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his Mat. 13.39. temple which is in heaven, he also having number is six hundred threescore and six.

dor, dried. a sharp sickle. CHAPTER XIV. AND I looked, and, lo, a Lambų stood on

18 And another angel came out from the u chap. 15.2.

v chap. 5.12. altar, which had power over fire; and the mount Sion, and with him an hundred w chap. 7.4. cried with a loud cry to him that had the forty and four thousand, having his Fa- * verse 15. sharp sickle, saying, * Thrust in thy sharp ther's name y written in their foreheads. y chap. 3. 12. sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine 2 And I heard a voice from heaven, as

of the earth; for her grapes are fully ripe.

The seven vials.

Mystical Babylon. 19 And the angel thrust in his sickle A. D. 96. and a they repented not, to give him into the earth, and gathered the vine of

glory. the earth, and cast it into the great wine- a chap. 9. 20. 10 And the fifth angel poured out his press of the wrath of God.

Da. 5.22,23. vial upon the seat of the beast; and his 20 And the winepress was trodden och. 13. 2..4. kingdom was full of darkness;d and they withouts the city, and blood o came out of schap. 19.15. gnawed their tongues for pain, the winepress, evenk unto the horse d chap. 9. 2.

11 And blasphemed the God of heaven

e Is. 63. 3. bridles, by the space of a thousand and

because of their pains and their sores, six hundred furlongs.

He.13.11, 12

and repented not of their deeds.

gIs. 34. 7. CHAPTER XV. AND I saw another sign in heaven, i verse 2.

k chap.19.14.

12 And the sixth angel poured oqt his vial

upon the great river Euphrates;k and the great and marvellous, seven, angelis hari chap. 9. 14. urithe kings of the east might be prepared.

water thereof was dried up, that the way ing the seven last plagues; for in them is

1 Is. 42.15. filled up the wrathm of God.

Je, 50. 38.

13 And I saw three unclean spirits like 2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass

51. 36.

frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon," mingled with fire:? and them that had

and out of the mouth of the beast,” and

mchap. 14.10. gotten the victory over the beast, and over n ch.12.3, 9. out of the mouth of the false prophet." his image, and over his mark, and over

o chap. 4.6.

14 For they are the spirits of devils, the number of his name, stand on the sea p chap. 13.2. working miracles," which go forth unto of glass, having the harps of God.

9 Is. 4. 4, 5. the kings of the earth and of the whole 3 And they sing the song of Moses the chap. 19.20. world, to gather them to the battle- of servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, ch.13.15..17 that great day of God Almighty saying, Great and marvellous are thy

t1 Ti. 4. 1.

15 Behold, I come as a thief.a Blessed

* 2 Th.2.9. works, Lord God Almighty;, just and

is he that watcheth, and keepeth his gar

v1 Jno. 5. 19. true are thy ways, thou King of B saints.

ments, lest he walk naked, and they see

w chap. 14. 2. 4 Whod shall not fear thee, O Lord, and

his shame. glorify thy name ? for thou only art holy: Ex. 15.1..19

3 chap.19.19.

16 And he gathered them together into for all/ nations shall come and worship


a place called in the Hebrew tongue before thee; for thy judgments are made

Armageddon. manifest.

z chap. 14.3.

17 And the seventh angel poured out sm And after that I looked, and behold

: 6 ch.3.4, 18. great voice out of the temple of heaven, a 2 Pe. 3.10.

bis vial into the air; and there came a the temples of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened :

cho. 14.9. from the throne, saying, Itk is done. 6 And the seven angels came out of the Bor, nations, 18 And there were voices, and thunders, temple, having the seven plagues, clothed or, ages, and lightnings ; and there was a great in pure and white linen, and having their chap. 17.14. earthquake, suchk as was not since men breasts girded with golden girdles.

d Je. 10. 7. were upon the earth, so mighty an earth7 And one of the four beasts gave unto

e 1 Sa. 2.2.

quake, and so great. the seven angels seven golden vials, full Is. 45. 23.

19 And the great city' was divided into of the wrath of God, who liveth for ever 4 chap: 21.6. three parts and the cities of the nations fell:

and great Babylon came in remembrance 8 And the temple was filled m with k Da. 12. 1.

i chap. 11. 13.

before God, to give unto her the cup” of smoke from the glory" of God, and from Ichap. 14. 8. the wine of the fierceness of his wrath. his power; and no man was able to enter mIs. 6. 4. 20 And P every island fled away, and into the temple, till the seven plagues of n Is.51.17,23. the mountains were not found. the seven angels were fulfilled.

Je. 25.16,16

21 And there fell upon men a great CHAPTER XVI.

o .

hail ? out of heaven, every stone about the AND I heard a great foice out of the chap.6. i4. weight of a talent: and men blasphemed temple saying to the seven' angels, Go gchap. 11.19. God because of the plague of the hail; for your ways, and pour out the vials of the rch. 15.1,7. the plague thereof was exceeding great. wrath of God upon the earth.

+ chap.8.7.

CHAPTER XVII. 2 And the first went, and poured out his

* Ex.9.8..11. AND there came one of the seven angels vial upon the earth ;and there fell a

uch.13.15..17) which had the seven vials, and talked with noisome and grievous soret upon the men

v chap. 19.2.

me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will which had the mark u of the beast, and

Na. 3. 4.

shew unto thee the judgment of the great upon them which worshipped his image.

w Je: 51. 13.

whore" that sitteth upon many waters : * 3. And the second angel poured out his chap. 8.8. 2 With whom y the kings of the earth vial upon the sea ;* and it became as the

y chap. 18. 3. have committed fornication, and the inblood of a dead man: and every living a chap.8. 10. | habitants of the earth have been made soul died in the sea.

b chap. 12.3. drunk with the wine of her fornication. 4 And the third angel poured out his

3 So he carried me away in the spirit vial upon the rivers and fountains of a chap. 13.1. into the wilderness: and I saw a woman waters; a and they became blood.

y gilded.

sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of 5 And I heard the angel of the waters

names of blasphemy, having a seven heads say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou Is. 49.26.

4 And the woman was arrayed in purhast judged thus.

Je. 51. 7.

ple and scarlet colour, and y decked with 6. For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given the most chap. 15.3. gold and precious stones and pearls


19.2. having a golden cup in her hand full of blood to drink ; for they are worthy.

12 Th.2.7.

abominations and filthiness of her forni✓ And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty,true

cation :f chap.8.12.

5 And upon her forehead was a name and righteous are thy judgments.

dor, Forni-

written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE 8 And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given 4 chap. 9. 17. GREAT, TRE MOTHER OF 3 HAR.

ABOMINATIONS OF unto him to scorch' men with a fire.

Sor, burned. THE EARTH. 9 And men were $ scorched with great Ichap. 16.6. 6 And I saw the woman drunken? with heat, and blasphemedm the name of God, mver. 11, 21. the blood of the saints, and with the blood which hath power over these plagues :

of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw

c verse 7.

e De. 32.42, and ten horns.


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