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should smite the nations: and he set a seal upon him, tbat he should xhall rule them with a rod of iron : deceive the nations no more, & and he treadeth the wine-press of the thousand years should be ful the fierceness and wrath of Al- filled ; and after that he must be mighty God.
loosed a little season. * 16 And he hath on his vesture c 4 And I saw thrones, and they and on his thigh a name writen, sat upon them, and judginent was KING OF KINGS, AND LORD given unto them: and I saw the OF LORDS.
souls of them that were beheaded 17 And I saw an angel standing for the witness of Jesus, and for in the sun ; and he cried with a the word of God, and which had loud voice, saying to all the fowls not worshipped the beast, neither that fly in the midst of heaven, his image, neither had received his Come, and gather yourselves to- mark upon their foreheads, or in gether unto the supper of the great their hands; and they lived and
reigned with Christ a thousand 18 That ye may eat the flesh of years. kings, and the flesh of captains, 5 But the rest of the dead lived and the flesh of mighty men, and not again until the thousand years the flesh of horses, and of them were finished. This is the fire that sit on them, and the flesh of resurrection. all men, both free and bond, both b 6 Blessed and holy is he thai small and great.
hath part in the first resurrection: 19 And I saw the beast, and the on such the second death hath 2x kings of the earth, and their armies, power, but they shall be priests of gathered together to make war God and of Christ, and shall reig against him that sat on the horse, with him a thousand years. and against his army.
r 7 And when the thousand yes t 20 Ănd the beast was taken, and are expired, Satan shall be loger with him the false prophet that out of his prison, wrought miracles before him, with 8 And shall go out to deceit which he deceived them that had the nations which are in the for received the mark of the beast, quarters of the earth, Gog a : and them that worshipped his Magog, to gather them togeth image. These both were cast alive to battle: the number of whom # into a lake of fire burning with as the sand of the sea. brimstone.
9 And they went upon 21 And the remnant were slain breadth of the earth, and comp with the sword of him that sated the camp of the saints ab upon the horse, which sword pro- and the beloved city: and ceeded out of his mouth: and all the came down from God out of 1 fowls were filled with their flesh. ven, and devoured them. CHAP. XX.
w 10 And the devil that decei A of
from heaven, having the key and brimstone, where the ! of the bottomless pit and a great and the false prophet are, chain in his hand.
shall be tormented day and I t 2 And he laid hold on the dra. for ever and ever. gon, that old serpent, which is the t 11 And I saw a great Dovil, and Satan, and bound him throne, and him that sat on it, a thousand years,
whose face the earth and the 3 And cast him into the bot- ven fled away; and there tomless pit, and shut him up, and found no place for them.
• AND hewa wear the brave arst degending out of heaven from
2 12 And I saw the dead, small 16 7 He that overcometh shall in and great, stand before God; and herit all things; and I will be his the books were opened: and ano- God, and he shall be my son. ther book was opened, which is t 8 But the fearful, and unbelievthe book of life: and the dead were ing, and the abominable, and murjudged out of those things which derers, and whoremongers, and were written in the books, accord- sorcerers, and idolaters, and all ing to their works.
liars, shall have their part in the 13 And the sea gave up the dead lake which burneth with fire and which were in it, and death and brimstone: which is the second hell delivered up the dead which death. were in them: and they were 9 And there came unto me one judged every man according to of the seven angels, which had the their works.
seven vials full of the seven last t 14 And death and hell were plagues, and talked with me, say. cast into the lake of fire. This is ing, Come hither, I will shew thee the second death.
the bride, the Lamb's wife. 15 And whosoever was not found c 10 And he carried me away in written in the book of life was cast the spirit to a great and high into the lake of fire.
mountain, and shewed me that CHAP. XXI.
great city, the holy Jerusalem, a nev earth: for the first God, heaven and the first earth were 11 Having the glory of God: passed away ; and there was no and her light was like unto a stone
most precious, even like a jasper2 And I John saw the holy city, stone, clear as crystal ; new Jerusalem, coming down from 12 And had a wall great and God out of heaven, prepared as a high, and had twelve gates, and bride adorned for her husband. at the gates twelve angels, and 6 3. And I heard a great voice out names written thereon, which are of heaven, saying, Behold, the ta- the names of the twelve tribes of bernacle of God is with men, and the children of Israel. he will dwell with them, and they 13 On the east, three gates ; on shall be his people, and God him the north, three gates ; on the self shall be with them, and be south, three gates ; and on the their God.
west, three gat b 4 And God shall wipe away all 14 And the wall of the city had tears from their eyes; and there twelve foundations, and in them shall be no more death, neither the names of the twelve apodes sorrow, nor crying, neither shall of the Lamb. there be any more pain: for the 15 And he that talked with me, former things are passed away. had a golden reed to measure the
5 And he that sat upon the city, and the gates thereof, and throne said, Behold, I make all the wall thereof. things new. And he said unto me, 16 And the city lieth foursquare, Write: for these words are true and the length is as large as the and faithful.
breadth: and he measured the t 6 And he said unto me, It is done. city with the reed, twelve thou. I am Alpha and Omega, the be- sand furlongs. The length and ginning and the end. I will give the breadth, and the height of it unto him that is athirst of the are equal, fountain of the water of life freely. I 17 And he measured the wall
thereof, a hundred and forty and as crystal, proceeding out of the four cubits, according to the mea- throne of God and of the Lamb. sure of a man, that is, of the angel. 2 In the midst of the street of it, i 18 And the building of the wall and on either side of the river was of it was of jasper: and the city there the tree of life, which bare was pure gold, 'like unto clear twelve manner of fruits, and yieldglass.
ed her fruit every month: and the 19 And the foundations of the leaves of the tree were for the heal. wall of the city were garnished ing of the nations. with all manner of precious stones. 16 3 And there shall be no more The first foundation was jasper ; curse: but the throne of God and the second, sapphire ; the third, a of the Lamb shall be in it; and his chalcedony ; the fourth, an eme- servants shall serve him :
16 4 And they shall see his face; 20 The fifth, sardonyx: the and his name shall be in their foresixth, sardius ; the seventh, chry. heads. solite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, 5 And there shall be no night a topaz ; the tenth, a chrysopra. there, and they need no cande, sus ; the eleventh, a jacinth ; the neither light of the sun ; for the twelfth, an amethyst.
Lord God giveth them light: and 21 And the twelve gates were they shall reign for ever and ever. twelve pearls ; every several gate 6 And he said unto me, These was of one pearl ; and the street sayings are faithful and true. And of the city was pure gold, as it the Lord God of the holy prophets were transparent glass.
sent his angel to shew unto his t 22 And I saw no temple therein : servants the things which must for the Lord God Almighty and shortly be done. the Lamb are the temple of it. 6 7 Behold, I come quickly: bles
23 And the city had no need of ed is be that keepeth the sayin the sun, neither of the moon, to of the prophecy of this book. shine in it: for the glory of God 8 And I John saw these things did lighten it, and the Lamb is the and heard them. And when I had light thereof.
heard and seen, I fell down to 24 And the nations of them worship before the feet of the which are saved shall walk in the angel which shewed me these light of it: and the kings of the things. earth do bring their glory and P 9 Then saith he unto me, See honour into it.
thou do it not: for I am thy fellow25 And the gates of it shall not servant, and of thy brethren the be shut at all by day: for there prophets, and of them which keep shall be no night there.
the sayings of this book: worship 26 And they shall bring the God. glory and honour of the nations 10 And he saith unto me, Seal into it.
not the sayings of the prophecy of t 27 And there shall in no wise this book : for the time is at hand. enter into it any thing that det 11 He that is unjust, let him be fileth, neither whatsoever worketh unjust still: and he which is filthy, abomination, or maketh a lie ; but let him be filthy still: and he that they which are written in the is righteous, let him be righteous Lamb's book of life.
still: and he that is holy, let him CHAP. XXII.
be holy still ND he shewed me a pure 12 And behold, I come quickly; river of water of life, clear and my reward is with me, to give
every man according as his work is athirst come. And whosoever shall be.
will, let him take the water of life t 13 I am Alpha and Omega, the freely. beginning and the end, the first w 18 For I testify unto every man and the last.
that heareth the words of the pro14 Blessed are they that do his phecy of this book, If any man commandments, that they may shall add unto these things, God have right to the tree of life, and shall add unto him the plagues may enter in through the gates that are written in this book: into the city
w 19 And if any man shall take 15 For without are dogs, and away from the words of the book sorcerers, and whoremongers, and of this prophecy, God shall take murderers, and idolaters, and who away his part out of the book of soever loveth and maketh a lie. life, and out of the holy city, and
16 I Jesus have sent mine angel from the things which are written to testify unto you these things in in this book. the churches. I am the root and d 20 He which testifieth these the offspring of David, and the things saith, Surely I come quickbright and morning.star.
ly: Amen. Even so, come, Lord b 17 And the Spirit and the bride Jesus. say, Come. And let him that hear- 5 21 The grace of our Lord Jesus eth say, Come. And let him that Christ be with you all. Amen.
A TABLE OF ST. PAUL'S APOSTOLIC JOURNEYS.
Jerusalem Seleucia Antioch in Pi- Lystra Antioch in Sy- Antioch in Sy. Salamis
ria Paphos Iconium
Galatia Amphipolis Corinth Antioch in SyDerbe Troas Apollonia Cenchrea
Samothracia Thessalonica Ephesus
Miletus in Asia Ptolemais
Philippi Samos Island Patara in Lycia
Melite Island Appii Forum Spain, only in- Antioch in SyMyra Syracuse Three Taverns tended
The fifth Journey begins A. D. 64, and ends 68. Colosse Nicopolis in E- Corinth Miletum in Rome Philippi piras