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prepared themselves to sound.

7The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth : and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt

P. 8 And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea : and the third part of the sea became lood; 9 And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea and had life, died; and the third o of the ships were destroyeol. 10 And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters; 11 And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter. 12 And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise. 13 And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Wo, wo, wo, to the inhabiters of the earth, by reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, which

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er, as the scorpions of the earth have power. 4 And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither an tree; but only those men Wiś have not the seal of God in their foreheads. 5 And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a Illan. ... • 6 And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them. 7 And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses preared unto battle; and on their head were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men. 8 And they had hair as the

hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions. 9 And they had breast-plates, as it were breast-plates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of mo horses running to battle. 10 And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months. 11 And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon. 12 One wo is past; and behold, there come two woes more hereafter. 13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God, 14 Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates. 15 And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men. 16 And the number of the army of the horsemen were two hundred thousand thousand : and I heard the number of them. 17 And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and them that sat on them, having breast-plates of fire, and of jacinth, and brimstone: and the heads of the horses were as the heads of lions; and out of their mouths issued fire, and smoke, and brimStone.

18 By these three was the third part of men killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, and by the brimstone, which issued out of their mouths. 19 For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for their tails were like unto serpents, and had heads, and with them they do hurt. 20 And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk: 21 Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts. 1 A migh CHAP.X. th wi *...*.*.*.*.*.*.*. eth by him that liveth forever, that there shall be no more time....9 John is commanded to take and eat the book ND I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire: 2 And he had in his hand a little book open : and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth, 3 And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices. 4 And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write : and I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Seal up those things

which the seven thunders utter-the angel stood, saying, Rise, ed, and write them not. and measure the temple of God, 5 And the angel which I saw and the altar, and them that stand upon the sea and upon the worship therein. earth,lifted up hishand to heaven, 2 But the court which is with6 And sware by him that liv-out the temple, leave out, and eth for ever and ever, who creat-measure it not: for it is given ed heaven, and the things that unto the Gentiles: and the holy therein are, and the earth, and city shall they tread under foot the things that therein are, and forty and two months. the sea, and the things which 3 And I will give power unto are therein, that there should be my two witnesses, and they shall time no longer: prophesy a thousand two hun7 But in the days of the voice dred and threescore days, clothof the seventh angel, when he'ed in sackcloth. shall begin to sound, the myste- 4These are the two olive-trees, ry of God should be finished, as and the two candlesticks standhe hath declared to his servantsing before the God of the earth. the prophets. 5 And if any man will hurt 8 And the voice which I heard them, fire proceedeth out of their from heaven spake unto hemouth, and devoureth their eneagain,and said, Go, and take the 'mies: and if any man will hurt little book which is open in the them, he must in this manner hand of the angel which standeth be killed. upon the sea and upon the earth. 6 These have power to shut 9 And I went unto the angel, heaven, that it rain not in the and said unto him, Give me the days of their prophecy: and littlebook. And he said unto me, have power over waters to turn Take it, and eat it up; and it them to blood, and to smite the shall make thy belly bitter, but earth with all plagues, as often it shall be in thy mouth sweet as they will. as honey. - 7 And when they shall have 10 And I took the little book finished their testimony, the out of the angel's hand, and beast that ascendeth out of the ate it up; and it was in my bottomless pit shall make war mouth sweet as honey: and as against them, and shall oversoon as I had eaten it my belly come them, and kill them. was bitter. - | 8 And their dead bodies shall 11 And he said unto me, lie in the street of the great city, Thou must prophesy again be- which spiritually is called Sodfore many peoples, and nations,lom and Egypt, where also our and tongues, and kings. Lord was crucified.

CHAP. XI. 9 And they of the people

2The two witnesses prophesy....6 They have and kindreds and tongueS. an power to shut heaven, that it rain not....7. y >

the beast shall fight against them, ...' kill nations, shall see their dead bod

them, &c. ies three days and a half, and

AND there was given me a shall not suffer their dead bodies reed like unto a rod : and to be put in graves.

10 And they that dwell upon

the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwell on the earth. 11 And after three days and a half the spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them. 12 And they heard a great voice from heaven, saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies beheld them. 13 And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand; and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heavtoll. 14 The second wo is past; and behold, the third wo cometh quickly. 15 And the seventh angel sounded ; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever. 16 And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God, 17 Saying, We , give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned. 18 And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and

the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.

19 And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament : and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.

CHAP. XII.

1 A woman clothed with the sun travaileth 4 the great red dragon standeth before heready to devour her child: 5 she is delivered, and fleeth into the wilderness, &c.

AND there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve StarS : 2 And she, being with child, cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. 3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven ; and behold, a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. 4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. 5 And she brought forth a man-child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron : and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne. 6 And the woman fled into o will. }%. * o a ace prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days. 7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon ; and the dragon fought and his angels, 8 And prevailed not ; neither was their place found any more in heaven. 9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with

him. 10 And I heard a loud voice ...; in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night. 11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony: and they loved not their lives unto the death. 12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Wo to the inhabitants of the earth, and of the sea for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time. 13 And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man-child. 14 And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and

times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.

15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood, after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood. . . .

16 And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.

17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.

CHAP. XIII.

1 A beast riseth out of the sea with seven heads and ten horns. 11 Another beast cometh up out of the earth, which supporteth the worship of the former beast.

ND I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise * out of the sea, havin seven heads and ten horns, an upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. 2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. 3 ji saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast. 4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipp the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast ! who is able to

make war with him '

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