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are mark of the beast, and upon them which, 21 And there fell upon men a great hail orshipped his image.

out of heaven, every stone about the weight 3 And the second angel poured out his of a talent: and men blasphemed Gud beial upon the sea; and it became as the cause of the plague of the hail; for the plague looul of a dead man: and every living soul thereof was exceeding grcal. ied in the sea.

CIIAP. XVII. 4. And the third angel poured out his via! ND there came one of the seven angels pon

the rivers and fountains of waters; and which had the seven vials, and talked * wlicy became blood.

with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I 5 And I heard the angel of the waters say, will shew unto thee the judgment of the Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and great whore that sitteth upon many waters; xast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged 2 With whom the kings of the earth have hus:

committed fornication, and the inhabitants 6 For they have shed the blood of saints of the earth have been made drunk with the and prophets, and thou hast given them blood wine of her fornication. to drink ; for they are worthy,

3 So he carried me away in the spirit into 7 And I heard another out of the altar say, the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon Even Lord God Almighty, true and righ- a scarlet-coloured beast, full of names of blastegus are thy judgments.

phemy, having seven heads and ten horns. & And the fourth angel poured out his vial 4. And the woman was arrayed in purple *** upon the sun ; and power was given unto him and scarlet colour, and decked with gold, o scorch men with fire.

and precious stones, and pearls, having a 9 Aud men were scorched with great heat, golden cup in her hand full of abominations and blasphemed the name of God, which hath and filthiness of her fornication. power over these plagues: and they repented 5 And upon her forehead was a name got to give him glory.

wriven, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE 10 And the filih angel poured out his vial GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HAReing upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom LOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF is was full of darkness; and they gnawed their THE EARTII. tongues for pain,

6 And I saw the woman drunken with the And blasphemed the God of heaven be- blood of the saints, and with the blood of cause of their pains and their sores, and re- the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, pented not of their deeds.

I wondered with great admiration. 12 And the sixth angel poured out his vial 7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore e upon the great river Euphrates; and the wa- didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mys

cer thereof was dried up, that the way of the tery of the woman, and of the beast that caris kings of the east might be prepared. rieth her, which hath the seven beads and

13 And I saw three unclean spirits like ten horns. frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, 8 The beast that thou sawest was, and is and out of the mouth of the beast, and out not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless of the mouth of the false prophet.

pit, and go into perdition: and they that 14 For they are the spirits of devils, work-dwell on the earih shall wonder, (whose ing miracles, which go forth unto the kings names were not written in the book of life of the earth and of the whole world, to gå- from the foundation of the world,) when ther them to the battle of that great day of they behold the beast that was, and is not, Jod Almighly:

and yet is. 15 1 Behold, I come as a thief, Blessed is 9 And here is the mind which hath wis le that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, dom. The seven beads are seven moun est he walk naked, and they see his shame. tains, on which the womau sitteth.

16 And he gathered them together into a 10 And there are seven kings : five are place called in the Hebrew longue Arma- fallen, and one is, und the other is not yet geddon.

come; and when he cometh, he must con. 17 And the seventh angel poured out his tinue a short space. rial into the air; and there came a great! 11 And the beast that was, and is not, evev soice out of the temple of heaven, from the he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and go brone, saying, It is done.

eth into perdition. 18 And there were voices, and thunders, 12 And the ton horns which thou sa west and lightings; and there was a great earth are ten kings, which have received no king quitke, such as was not since men were upon dom as yet, but receive power as kings one the earth, so mighty an eard quake, and so hour with the beast. great.

13 These have one mind, and shall give 19 And the great city was divided into their power and strength unto the beast. Duree parts, and the cities of the nations tell: 14 These sball make war with the Lamb and great Babylon came in remembrance and the Lamh shall overcome them: for ho beture God, 10 give unto her the cup of the Lord of lorıls, and King of kings; and wine of the fierceness of his wrath. they that are with bin are called. and cho

20 And every islaud tied away, and the sen, and faithful. retains were not found.

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which thou sawest, where he whore silleth, ments and frankinceuse, and wine, and are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, longues.

sheep, and horses, and chariots, and stau 16 And the ten horns which thou sawest and souls of men. upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted and shall make her desolate and naked, and ter are departed from thee, and all ur! uball eat her flesh, and burn her with fire which were dainty and goodly are depara

17 For God hath put in their hearts to from thee, and thou shalt find them fio D fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their at all. kingdom unto the beasi, until the words of 15 The merchants of these things, ut God shall be fulfilled.

were made rich by her, shall stand afar 18 And the woman which thou sawest is for the fear of her torment, weeping a iliat great city, which reigneth over the kings wailing, vi the earth.

16 Aud saying, Alas, alas! that gre CHAP. XVIII.

city, that was clothed in fine lineu, and pé.

, with gold, ex gel come down from heaven, having precious stones, and pearls! great power; and the earth was lightened 17 For in one hour so great riches is case with his glory.

to nonght. And every shipmaster, and 2 And he cried mightily with a strong the company in ships, and sailors, and a vuice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is many as trade by sea, stood alar off, fallen, and is becoine the habitation of de- 18 And cried, wher they saw the soše vils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a sof her burning, saying, What city 28 likes cage of every unclean and hateful bird to this great city!

3 For all nations have drunk of the wine 19 And they cast dust on their heads, an. of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas of the earth have commiticd fornication with alas! that great city, wherein were in her, and the merchants of the earth are wax- rich ali that had ships in the sea by reava ed rich through the abundance of her deli- of her costliness! for in one hour is she made cacies.

desolate. 4 And I beard another voice from heaven, 20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and saying, Come out of hre, iny people, that ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hat se not partakers of her sins, and that ye re- avenged you on her. vive not of her plagues :

2 And a mighly angel took up a stok 5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, like a great millstone, and cast il into the sea, and God hath remembered her iniquities. saying, Thus with violence shall that grea

6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be and double unto her double, according to her found no more at all. works : in the cup which she hath filled, fill 22 And the voice of harpers, and musito her double.

cians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be 7 How much she hath glorified herself, heard no more at all in thec; and no crafts and lived deliciously, so much torment and man, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, any more in thee; and the sound of a mill. I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall stone shall be heard no more at all in thee; see no sorrow.

23 And the light of a candle shall shine 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in no more at all in thee; and the voice of the one day, death, and mourning, and famine ; bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard and she shall be utterly burned with fire · for juo more at all in thee; for thy mercbausts strong is the Lord God who judgeth her. were the great men of the earth; for by by

9 And the kings of the earth, who have sorceries were all nations deceived. committed fornication and lived deliciously 24 And in her was found the blood of with her, shall bewail her, and lament for prophets, and of saints, and of all that wert her, when they shall see the smoke of her slain upon the earth. burning,

CHAP. XIX 10 Standing afar off for the fear of her ND after these things I heard a great torment, saying, Alas, alas! that great city voice of inuch people in heaven, saying, Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour Alleluia ; Salvation, and glory, and honour, is thy judgment come.

and power unto the Lord our Cod: 11 And the merchants of the earth shall 2 For true and righteous are his judg. weep and mourn over her ; for no man buy- ments; for he haih judged the great whore

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which did corrupt the carth with her forai 12 The merchandize of gold, ana silver, cation, and hath avenged the blood of his and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine servants at her hand. fines, and purple, and silk, and scarlet,and all 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And her thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivo-smoke rose up for ever and ever. ry, and all manner vessels of most precious 4 And the lour and twenty elders, wd the wond, and of brass, and iron, and marble, four beasts,fell down and worshipped God thai

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CHAP. XX.

an angel gs, saying, Alleluia : for the Lord God mnipotent reigneth.

less pit and a great chain in his hand. 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give ho- 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, dat old cur to him : for the marriage of the Lamb serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and i come, and his wife hath made herself bound him a thousand years, eady.

3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, ** 3 And to her was granted that she should and shut him up, and set a seal upon hin, e arrayed in fine linen, clean and white : that he should deceive the nations no inore, or the fine linen is the righteousness of saints. till the thousand years should be fulfilled.

9 Anil he saith eto me, Write, Blessed and after that he must be loosed a little sea. are they which are called unto the marriage son. ipper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon These are the true sayings of God. them, and judgment was given unto them :

10 And I felbat his feel to worship him. and I saw the souls of them that were beAnd he said unto me, See thon do it pol; headed for the witness of Jesus, and for the I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren word of God, and which had noi worshippea that have the testimony of Jesus'. worship the beast, neither his image, neither had reGod. for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit ceived his mark upon their foreheads, or in of prophecy.

their bands; and they lived and reigned in And I saw heaven opened, and be with Christ a thousand years. nold a white horse ; and he that sat upon him 5. But the rest of the dead lived not again Oils called Faithful and True; and in righte- until the thousand years were finished. This ousness he doth judge and inake war. is the first resurrection.

12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in on his head were many crowns; and he the first resurrection : on such the second had a name written that no man knew bui death hath no power; but they shall be be himself:

priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign 13 And he was clothed with a vesture dip- with him a thousand years. ped in blood: and his name is called The 7 And when the thousand years are ex. Word of God.

pired, Salan shall be loosed out of his prison, 14 Aud the armies which were in heaven 8 And shall go out to deceive the nations followed him upon white horses, clothed in which are in the four quarters of the earth, fine lien, white and clean.

Gog and Magog, to gather them together to 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp baule; the number of whom is as the sand Iwon, that with it be should smite the pa of the sea. tious; and he shall rule them with a rod of 9 And they went up on the breadth of the tron: and he treadeth the wine-press of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints Gerceness and wrath of Almighty God. about, and the beloved city: and fire came

16 And he hath on his vesure and on bis down from God out of heaven, and devourthigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, ed them. AND LORD OF LORDS.

10 And the devil that deceived them was 17 And I saw an angel standing in the sun ; cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, auch he cried with a loud voice, saying to all where the beast and the false prophet are, the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, and shall be tormented day and night for Come and gather yourselves together unto cver, and ever. the supper of the great God;

11 And I saw a great white throne, and 13 That ye may eat the fiesh of kings and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty and the heaven filed away; and there was ment

, and the flesh of horses, and of them found no place for them. that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, 12 And I saw the dead, small and great both free and bond, both small and great. stand before God: and the books were open.

19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of ed; and another book was opened, which thie earth, and their armies, gathered toge. is the book of life: and the dead were judgther to make war against himn that sat on the ed out of those things which were written in horse, and against his army.

the books, according to their works. 20 And the beast was taken, and with 13 And the sea gave up the dead which hin the false prophet :hat wrought miracles were in it; and death and hell delivered ap helire hiin, with which he deceived them the dead which were in them: and they Hat had received the mark of the beast and were judged every man according to their them that worshipped his image. These works. tooth were casi alive into a lake of fire burn- 14 And death and hell were cast into the millirimstone.

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15 And whosvevei was not found written thousand Curlongs: the length, and In the book of life was cast into the lake or breadth, and the height of it are equal. fire.

17 And he measured the wall thereof, CHAP. XXI.

hundred and forty and four cubits, accords AND wamew heaven and he has to the measure of a man, that is, of ibe a earth were passed away; and there was no 18 And the building of the wall of its more sea.

OS jasper: and the city was pure gold, to 2 And I Johu saw the holy city, new Jeru- unto clear glass. salem, coming down from God out of heaven, 19 And the foundations of the wall of prepared as a bride adorned for her hus- city were garnished with all manner of band.

cious stones.

The first foundation wis ja 3. And I heard a great voice out of heaven, per; the second, sapphire ; the third, a che sa ving, Behold, the tabernacle of God is cedony; the fourth, an emerald; with

men, and he will dwell with them, and 20 Ilie fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardics They shall be his people, and God himself the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, bersi shall be with them, and be their God. the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysopra

4 And God shall wipe away all tears from sus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, as their eyes; and there shall be no more death, amethysl. neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall 21 And the twelve gates were twelt there be any more pain : for the former pearls ; every several gate was of one pear things are passed away.

aud the street of the city wus pure gold, a 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, it were transparent glass. Behold, I make all things new. And he said 22 And I saw no temple therein: for the uuto me, Write: for these words are true Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the and faithful.

temple of it. 6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am 23 And the city had no need of the sur Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the neitber of the moon, 10 shine in it; for the end: I will give unto him that is athirst of glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamos the fountain of the water of life freely. the light thereof.

7 He that overcometh shall inherit all 24 And the nations of them which are things; and I will be his God, and he shall saved shall walk in the light of it: and the be my son.

kings of the earth do bring their glory and 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and honour into it. the abominable, and murderers, and whore- 25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at mongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all by day; for there shall be no pighi all liars, shall have their part in the lake there. which burneth with fire and brimstone: 26 And they shali bring the glory and nowhich is the second death.

nour of the nations into it. 9 And there came unto me one of the se- 27 And there shall in no wise enter into it ren angels, which had the seven vials full any thing that defiletli, neither rhetsefter of the seven last plagues, and talked with worketh abomination, or maketh a lie; luut me, saying, Come hither, I will shew thee they which are written in the Lamb's boods the bride, the Lamb's wife.

of life. 10 And he carried me away in the spirit

CHAP. XXII. to a great and high mountain, and shewed ND he shewed me a pure river of water me that great city, the holy Jerusalemn, de- of life, clear as crystal, proceeding ou scending out of heaven froin God,

of the throne of God and of the Lamh, 11 Having the glory of God: and her light 2 In the midst of the street of it, and or was like unto a stone most precious, even either side of the river, was there the tree of like a jasper-stone, clear as crystal ; life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, una

12 And had a wall great and high, und yielded her fruit every month: and the leases bad iwelve gates, and at the gates twelve of the tree were for the liealing of the ma. angels, and names written thereon, which lions. are the names of the twelve tribes of the 3 And there shall be no more cursa: but children of Israel.

the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be 13 On the east, three gates; on the north, in it; and his servants shall serve him. three gates; on the scuth, three gates; and 4 And they shall see his face; and his on the west, three gates.

name shall be in their foreheads. 14 And the wall of the city had twelve 5 And there shall be no night there; and foundations, and in them the names of the they need no candle, neither light of the sun twelve apostles of the Lamb.

for the Lord God giveth tiem light: and 15 And he ihal talked with me had a gcl- they shall reign for ever and ever den reed to measure the city, and the gates 5 and he said unto me, These sayngs are thereos. and the wa!! rertui:

faithfui and true: and the Lord God of the 16 And ibe city lieth four-square, and the holy prophets sent his angel to shew unto length is as large as the breadth. And he his servants the things which must shortly measured the city win the red twelve' be done.

9 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is hel 15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, hat keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of and whoremongers, and murderers, and ido. is book.

laters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a 8 And I John saw these things, and heard lie. hem. And when I had heard and seen, I 16 1 Jesus have sent mine angel 10 testify ell down in Vorship before the feet of the unto you these things in the churches. I am augei which shewed me these things. the root and the offspring of David, and the

9 Then saith be unto me, See thou do it bright and morning star. 20t: for I am thy fellow.servant, and of thy 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come.

yrethrun the prophets, and of them which And let him that heareth say, Come. And keep the sayings of this book · worship God. let him that is athirst come. And whosoever

10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the will, let him take the water of life freely. sayings of the prophecy of this book; for the 18 For I testify unto every man that heartime is at hand.

eth the words of the prophecy of this book, il He that is unjust, let him be unjust If any man shall add unto these things, God stil! : and he which is filthy, let him be filthy shall add unto him the plagues that are wrilstill: and he that is righieuus, let him besten in this book: righteous still: and he ihat is holy, let him 19 And if any man shall take away from be holy still.

the words of the book of this prophecy, God 12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my shall take away bis part out of ihe book of reward is with me, to give every man ac- life, and out of the holy city, and from the cording as his work shall be.

things which are written in this book. 13 I am Alpha and Omega, the begin- 20 He which testifieth these things saith, ning and the end, the first and the last. Surely I come quickly; Amen. Even so,

14 Blessed are they that do his command-come, Lord Jesus. ments, that they may have right to the tree 21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be of life, and may enter in through the gates with you all. Amen into the city.

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