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Victory of the Lamb. REVELATION.

Great lamentatron. en mountains, on which the woman hold of every foul spirit, and a cage sitteth.

of every unclean and hateful bird. 10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other wine of the wrath of her fornication, is not yet come ; and when he com- and the kings of the earth have cometh, he must continue a short space. mitted fornication with her, and the

11 And the beast that was, and merchants of the earth are waxed is not, even he is the eighth, and is rich through the abundance of her of the seven, and goeth into perdi- delicacies. tion.

4 And I heard another voice from 12 And the ten horns which thou heaven, saying, Come out of her, my sawest are ten kings, which have people, that ye be not partakers of received no kingdom as yet; but her sins, and that ye receive not of receive power as kings one hour her plagues. with the beast.

5 For her sins have reached unto 13 These have one mind, and shall heaven, and God hath remembered give their power and strength unto her iniquities. the beast.

6 Reward her even as she reward14 These shall makc war with the ed you, and double unto her double Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome according to her works : in the cup them: for he is Lord of lords, and which she hath filled, fill to her King of kings: and they that are double. with him are called, and chosen, 9 How much she hath glorified and faithful.

herself, and lived deliciously, so 15 And he saith unto me, The wa- much torment and sorrow give her: ters which thou sawest, where the for she saith in her heart, I sit a whore sitteth, are peoples, and mul- queen, and am no widow, and shall titudes, and nations, and tongues.

16 And the ten horns which thou 8 Therefore shall her plagues come sawest upon the beast, these shall in one day, death, and mourning, and hate the whore, and shall make her famine; and she shall be utterly desolate and naked, and shall eat burned with fire: for strong is the her flesh, and burn her with fire. Lord God who judgeth her.

17 For God hath put in their hearts 9 And the kings of the earth, who to fulfil his will, and to agree, and have committed fornication and livgive their kingdom unto the beast, ed deliciously with her, shall bewail until the words of God shall be ful- her, and lament for her, when they filled.

shall see the smoke of her burning, 18 And the woman which thou 10 Standing afar off for the fear of sawest is that great city, which her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that reigneth over the kings of the earth. great city Babylon, that mighty city! CHAPTER XVIII.

for in one hour is thy judgment The fall of Babylon. 4 The people of God com

come. manded to come out of her. 9 The iamentation 11 And the merchants of the earth of kings, 11 of merchants, 17 and of seamen, over shall weep and mourn over her; for her fall. 20° The saints are bidder to rejoice. 21 Babylon shall be found no more.

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other angel come down from 12 The merchandise of gold, and heaven, having great power; and silver, and precious stones, and of the earth was lightened with his pearls, and fine linen, and purple, glory.

and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine 2 And he cried mightily with a wood, and all manner vessels of strong voice, saying, Babylon the ivory, and all manner vessels of great is fallen, is fallen, and is be- most precious wood, and of brass, come the habitation of devils, and the land iron, and marble,


16. And saying, Alas, alas, that AND after these things I heard a

Great lamentation.

REVELATION. Many praise God. 13 And cinnamon, and odours, and bride shall be heard no more at all in ointments, and frankincense, and thee: for thy merchants were the wine, and oil, and fine flour, and great men of the earth; for by thy wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and sorceries were all nations deceived. horses, and chariots, and slaves, and 24 And in her was found the blood souls of men.

of prophets, and of saints, and of all 14 And the fruits that thy soul lust that were slain upon the earth. ed after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and

CHAPTER XIX. goodly are departed from thee, and Much people in heaven praise God for atenging

the blood of the saints ; 7 and rejoice that the thou shalt find them no more at all.

marriage of the Lamb is come. 10 The angel 15 The merchants of these things, will not be worshipped. 11 The Word of God

with his armies. 17 The fowls called 'to which were made rich by her, shall slaughter. 19 The beast and the false prophet stand afar off for the fear of her tor

cast into a lake of fire. ment, weeping and wailing,

great voice of much people in great city, that was clothed in fine heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, linen, and purple, and scarlet, and and glory, and honour, and power, decked with gold, and precious unto the Lord our God: stones, and pearls !

2 For true and righteous are his 17 For in one hour so great riches judgments; for he hath judged the is come to nought. And every ship- great whore, which did corrupt the master, and all the company in earth with her fornication, and bath ships, and sailors, and as many as avenged the blood of his servants at trade by sea, stood afar off, her hand.

18 And cried when they saw the 3 And again they said, Alleluia. smoke of her burning, saying, What And her smoke rose up for ever and city is like unto this great city! ever.

19 And they cast dust on their 4 And the four and twenty elders heads, and cried, weeping and wail- and the four beasts fell down and ing, saying, Alas, alas, that great worshipped God that sat on the city, wherein were made rich all throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia. that had ships in the sea by reason 5 And a voice came out of the of her costliness! for in one hour is throne, saying, Praise our God, all she made desolate.

ye his servants, and ye that fear 20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, him, both small and great. and ye holy apostles and prophets; 6 And I heard as it were the voice for God hath avenged you on her. of a great multitude, and as the

21 And a mighty angel took up a voice of many waters, and as the stone like a great millstone, and cast voice of mighty thunderings, saying, it into the sea, saying, Thus with Alleluia : for the Lord God omnipoviolence shall that great city Baby- tent reigneth. lon be thrown down, and shall be 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and found no more at all.

give honour to him: for the mar22 And the voice of harpers, and riage of the Lamb is come, and his musicians, and of pipers, and trump- wife hath made herself ready. eters, shall be heard no more at all 8 And to her was granted that in thee; and no craftsman, of what she should be arrayed in fine linen, soever craft he be, shall be found any clean and white: for the fine linen more in thee; and the sound of a is the righteousness of saints. millstone shall be heard no more at 9 And he saith unto me, Write, all in thee;

Blessed are they which are called 23 And the light of a candle shall unto the marriage supper of the shine no more at all in thee; and the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These voice of the bridegroom and of the are the true sayings of God.


The Word of God. REVELATION.

Satan is bound. 10 And I fell at his feet to wor- / received the mark of the beast, and ship him. And he said unto me, them that worshipped his image See thou do it not: I am thy fellow These both were cast alive into a servant, and of thy brethren that lake of fire burning with brimstone. have the testimony of Jesus: wor 21. And the remnant were slain ship God: for the testimony of Je- with the sword of him that sat upsus is the spirit of prophecy. on the horse, which sword proceed

11 And I saw heaven opened, and ed out of his mouth: and all the behold a white horse; and he that fowls were filled with their flesh. sat upon him was called Faithful

CHAPTER XX. and True, and in righteousness he Satan bound for a thousand years. 4 The first doth judge and make war.

resurrection. 7 Satan let loose again. 8 Gog 12 His eyes were as a flame of fire,

and Magog. 10 T'he devil cast into the lake of

fire and brimstone. 11 The general resurrection and on his head were many crowns; and judgment. 14 The second death. and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.

from heaven, having the key 13 And he was clothed with a vest- of the bottomless pit and a great ure dipped in blood : and his name chain in his hand. is called The Word of God.

2 And he laid hold on the dragon, 14 And the armies which were in that old serpent, which is the devil, heaven followed him upon white and Satan, and bound him a thouhorses, clothed in fine linen, white sand years, and clean.

3 And cast him into the bottom15 And out of his mouth goeth a less pit, and shut him up, and set a sharp sword, that with it he should seal upon him, that he should desmite the nations; and he shall ruleceive the nations no more, till the them with rod of iron : and he thousand years should be fulfilled : treadeth the winepress of the fierce- and after that he must be loosed a ness and wrath of Almighty God. little season.

16 And he hath on his vesture 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat and on his thigh a name written, upon them, and judgment was givKING OF KINGS, AND LORD en unto them: and I saw the souls OF LORDS.

of them that were beheaded for the 17 And I saw an angel standing witness of Jesus, and for the word in the sun; and he cried with a of God, and which had not worshiploud voice, saying to all the fowls ped the beast, neither his image, that fly in the midst of heaven, Come neither had received his mark upon and gather yourselves together unto their foreheads, or in their hands; the

supper of the great God; and they lived and reigned with 18 That ye may eat the flesh of Christ a thousand years. kings, and the flesh of captains, and 5 But the rest of the dead lived the flesh of mighty men, and the not again until the thousand years flesh of horses, and of them that sit were finished. This is the first reson them, and the flesh of all men, urrection. both free and bond, both small and 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath great.

part in the first resurrection : on 19 And I saw the beast, and the such the second death hath no powkings of the earth, and their armies, er, but they shall be priests of God gathered together to make war and of Christ, and shall reign with against him that sat on the horse, him a thousand years. and against his army.

7 And when the thousand years 20 And the beast was taken, and are expired, Satan shall be loosed with him the false prophet that out of his prison, wrought miracles before him, with 8 And shall go out to deceive the which he deceived them that had nations which are in the four quar


Gog and Magog.

A description of ters of the earth, Gog and Magog, of heaven saying, Behold, the taberto gather them together to battle: nacle of God is with men, and he the number of whom is as the sand will dwell with them, and they shall of the sea.

be his people, and God himself shall 9 And they went up on the breadth be with them, and be their God. of the earth, and compassed the 4 And God shall wipe away all camp of the saints about, and the tears from their eyes; and there beloved city: and fire came down shall be no more death, neither sorfrom God out of heaven, and de- row, nor crying, neither shall there voured them.

be any more pain: for the former 10 And the devil that deceived things are passed away. them was cast into the lake of fire 5 And he that sat upon the throne and brimstone, where the beast and said, Behold, I make all things new, the false prophet are, and shall be And he said unto me, Write: for tormented day and night for ever these words are true and faithful. and ever.

6 And he said unto me, It is done. 11 And I saw a great white throne, I am Alpha and Omega, the beginand him that sat on it, from whose ning and the end. I will give unto face the earth and the heaven fled him that is athirst of the fountain of away; and there was found no place the water of life freely. for them.

7 He that overcometh shall inher12 And I saw the dead, small and it all things; and I will be his God, great, stand before God; and the and he shall be my son. books were opened: and another 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, book was opened, which is the book and the abominable, and murderers, of life: and the dead were judged and whoremongers, and sorcerers out of those things which were and idolaters, and all liars, shall written in the books, according to have their part in the lake which their works.

burneth with fire and brimstone: 13 And the sea gave up the dead which is the second death. which were in it; and death and 9 And there came unto me one of hell delivered up the dead which the seven angels which had the sevwere in them: and they were judg- en vials full of the seven last plagues, ed every man according to their and talked with me, saying, Come works.

hither, I will shew thee the bride, 14 And death and hell were cast the Lamb's wife. into the lake of fire. This is the 10 And he carried me away in the second death.

spirit to a great and high mountain, 15 And whosoever was not found and shewed me that great city, the written in the book of life was cast holy Jerusalem, descending out of into the lake of fire.

heaven from God, CHAPTER XXI.

11 Having the glory of God: and

her light was like unto a stone most A new heaven and nero earth. 3 The blessings of God's people. 8 The doom of the wicked. 9 The precious, even like a jasper stone, hearenly Jerusalem described. 22. No temple clear as crystal ; there. 23 The light and glory of the city. 27 Nothing that do fileth can enter therein.

12 And had a wall great and high,

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new earth: for the first heaven gates twelve angels, and names and the first earth were passed written thereon, which are the names away; and there was no more sea. of the twelve tribes of the children

2 And I John saw the holy city, of Israel: new Jerusalem, coming down from 13 On the east three gates; on God out of heaven, prepared as a the north three gates ; on the south bride adorned for her husband, three gates; and on the west three 3 And I heard a great voice out | gates.


the holy Jerusalem. REVELATION.

The river of life. 14 And the wall of the city had ter into it any thing that defileth, twelve foundations, and in them the neither whatsoever worketh abominames of the twelve apostles of the nation, or maketh a lie: but they Lamb.

which are written in the Lamb's 15 And he that talked with me book of life. had a golden reed to measure the

CHAPTER XXII. city, and the gates thereof, and the The river and tree of life. 27'he blessedness of God's wall thereof.

servants. 6 The conclusion: sundry directions,

promises, and exhortations. 18 Nothing may be 16 And the city lieth foursquare, added to or taken from the words of this book.

ND breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand fur- proceeding out of the throne of God longs. The length and the breadth and of the Lamb. and the height of it are equal. 2 In the midst of the street of it,

17 And he measured the wall there- and on either side of the river, was of, a hundred and forty and four cu- there the tree of life, which bare bits, according to the measure of a twelve manner of fruits, and yielded man, that is, of the angel.

her fruit every month : and the 18 And the building of the wall of leaves of the tree were for the healit was of jasper: and the city was ing of the nations. pure gold, like unto clear glass. 3 And there shall be no more curse :

19 And the foundations of the wall but the throne of God and of the of the city were garnished with all Lamb shall be in it; and his sery. manner of precious stones. The first ants shall serve him: foundation was jasper; the second, 4 And they shall see his face; and sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; his name shall be in their forethe fourth, an emerald ;

heads. 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, 5 And there shall be no night there; sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; and they need no candle, neither light the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a to- of the sun; for the Lord God giveth paz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the them light: and they shall reign for eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an ever and ever. amethyst.

6 And he said unto me, These say21 And the twelve gates were ings are faithful and true: and the twelve pearls; every several gate Lord God of the holy prophets sent was of one pearl: and the street of his angel to shew unto his servants the city was pure gold, as it were the things which must shortly be transparent glass.

done. 22 And I saw no temple therein: 7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed for the Lord God Almighty and the is he that keepeth the sayings of Lamb are the temple of it.

the prophecy of this book. 23 And the city had no need of the 8 And I John saw these things, sun, neither of the moon, to shine in and heard them. And when I had it: for the glory of God did lighten heard and seen, I fell down to worit, and the Lamb is the light thereof. ship before the feet of the angel

24 And the nations of them which which shewed me these things. are saved shall walk in the light of 9 Then saith he unto me, See thou it: and the kings of the earth do do it not: for I am thy fellow servbring their glory and honour into it. ant, and of thy brethren the proph

25 And the gates of it shall not be ets, and of them which keep the shut at all by day: for there shall sayings of this book : worship God. be no night there.

10 And he saith unto me, Seal not 26 And they shall bring the glory the sayings of the prophecy of this and honour of the nations into it. book : for the time is at hand. 27 And there shall in no wise en 11 He that is unjust, let him be

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