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954 The fall of Babylon. REVELATION. Song of Moses and the Lamo. were redeemed from among men, being 19 And the angel thrust in his sickle the first-fruits unto God and to the Lamb. into the earth, and gathered the vibe at

5 And in their mouth was found no the earth, and cast it into the great wineguile: for they are without fault before press of the wrath of God. the throne of God.

20 And the wine-press was trodden 6 And I saw another angel fly in the l without the city, and blood came out of midst of heaven, having the everlasting the wine-press, even unto the horse-brigospel to preach unto them that dwell | dles, by the space of a thousand and six on the earth, and to every nation, and hundred furlongs. kindred, and tongue, and people,

CHAP. XV. 7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, 1 The seven angels with the seven last and give glory to him ; for the hour of plagues. 3 The song of them that overhis judgment is come : and worship him come the beast. that made heaves, and earth, and the sea, Apat same another signeine heaven

8. And there followed another angel, having the seven last plagues; for in then saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that is filled up the wrath of God. great city, because she made all nations 2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass drink of the wine of the wrath of her for- mingled with fire : and them that had nication.

gotten the victory over the beast, and 3. And the third angel followed them, 1 over his image, and over his mark, anul saying with a loud voice, If any man wor- over the number of his name, stand on ship the beast and his image, and receive the sea of glass, having the harps of God. his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, 3 And they sing the song of Moses

10 The same shall drink of the wine of the the servant of God, and the song of the wrath of God, which is poured out without Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are mixture into the cup of his indignation ; | thy works, Lord God Almighty ; just and and he shall be tormented with fire and true are thy ways, thou King of Saints. brimstone in the presence of the holy an- 4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, gels, and in the presence of the Lamb: and glorify thy name for thou only ars

11 And the smoke of their torment holy : for all nations shall come and worascendeth up for ever and ever: and they ship, before thee'; for thy judgments are have no rest day nor night, who worship made manifest. the beast and his image, and whosoever 5 And after that I looked, and behold, receiveth the mark of his name.

the temple of the tabernacle of the testi12 Here is the patience of the saints : mony in heaven was opened : here are they that keep the command- 6 And the seven angels came out of the ments of God, and the faith of Jesus. temple, having the seven plagues, clothed

13 And I heard a voice from heaven, in pure and white linen, and having their saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the breasts girded with golden girdles. dead which die in the Lord from hence- 7 And one of the four beasts gave unto the forth : Yea, saith the Spirit, that they seven angels seven golden vials full of the may rest from their labours; and their wrath of God, who liveth for ever and ever. works do follow them.

8 And the temple was filled with smoke 14 And I looked, and behold, a white from the glory of God, and from his cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto power; and no man was able to enter the Son of man, having on his head a gold- into the temple, till the seven plagues et en crown, and in his band a sharp sickle. the seven angels were fulfilled. 15 And another angel came out of

CHAP. XVI. the temple, crying with a loud voice to 1 The angels pour out their vials full of him that sat on the cloud, Thrust in wrath : 6 The plagues that follos thy sickle, and reap: for the time is come Thereupon. earth is ripereap ; for the harvest of the A Nemble and insteatheoise entre of the

16 And he that sat on the cloud thrust | Go your ways, and pour out the vials os in liis sickle on the earth ; and the earth the wrath of God upon the earth. was reaped.

2 And the first went, and poured out 17 And another angel came out of the his vial upon the eartlt; and there fell a temple which is in heaven, he also having noisome and grievous sore upon the men a sharp sickle.

which had the mark of the beast, and up18 And another angel came out from the on them which worshipped his image. altar, which had power over fire; and cri- 3 And the second angel poured out his ed with a loud cry to him that had the sharp 1 vial upon the sea ; and it became as the sickle, saying, Thrust in thy sharp sickle, blood of a dead man: and every living and gather the clusters of the vine of the soul died in the sea. cartli ; for her grapes are fully ripe. 4 And the third angel poured out his Vials of wrath.

CHAP. XVII. Vision of the great whore. 953 vial upon the rivers and fountains of wa

CHAP. XVII. ters; and they became blood.

3, 4 A woman arrayed in purple and scar. 5 And I heard the angel of the waters let, sitteth upon the beast, 5 which is say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which great Babylon. 14 The victory of the art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou Lamb. hast judged thus. 6. For they have shed the blood of AND there came one of the seven an

gels which had the seven vials, and saints and prophets, and thou hast given talked with me, saying unto me, Come them blood to drink ; for they are worthy. hither ; I will shew unto thee the judg

7 And I heard another out of the altar ment of the great whore that sitteth upon say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true many waters; and righteous are thy judgments.

2 With whom the kings of the earth 8 And the fourth angel poured out his have committed fornication, and the invial upon the sun ; and power was given || habiters of the earth have been made unto him to scorch men with fire. drunk with the wine of her fornication.

9'And men were scorched with great 3 So he carried me away in the spirit into heat, and blasphemed the name of God, the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upwhich hath power over these plagues : on a scarlet-coloured beast, full of names of and they repented not to give him glory. blasphemy, having seven heads and ten

10 And the fifth angel poured out his horns. vial upon the seat of the beast ; and his 4 And the woman was arrayed in purple kingdom was full of darkness; and they and scarlet-colour, and decked with gold . gnawed their tongues for pain,

and precious stone and pearls, having a 11 And blasphemed the God of heav- golden cup in her hand full of abominaen, because of their pains and their sores, tions and filthiness of her fornication : and repented not of their deeds.

5 And upon her forehead waz a name 12 And thesixth angel poured out his vial written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE upon the great river Euphrates; and the GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARwater thereof was dried iip, that the way LOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF of the kings of the east might be prepared. THE EARTH.

13 And I saw three unclean spirits like 6 And I saw the woman drunken with frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, the blood of the saints, and with the blood and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the martyrs of Jesus : and when I saw of the mouth of the false prophet. her, I wondered with great admiration."

14 For they are the spirits of devils, Ÿ And the angel said unto me, Whereworking miracles, which go forth unto fore didst thou 'marvel? I will tell thee the kings of the earth, and of the whole the mystery of the woman, and of the world, to gather them to the battle of that beast that carrieth her, which hath the great day of God Almighty.

seven heads and ten horns. 15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he 8 The beast that thou sawest, was, and that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, is not ; and shall ascend out of the botlest he walk naked, and they see his shame. tomless pit, and go into perdition : ard

16 And he gathered them together in- | they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, to a place called in the Hebrew tongue whose names were not written in the book Armageddon.

of life from the foundation of the world, 17. And the seventh angel poured out | when they behold the beast that was, and his vial into the air ; and there came a is not, and yet is. great voice out of the temple of heaven, 9 And here is the mind which hath wisfrom the throne, saying, It is done. dom, The seven heads are seven moun

18 And there were voices, and thun- | tains, on which the woman sitteth. ders, and lightnings ; and there was a 10 And there are seven kings: five are great earthquake, such as was not since fallen, and one is, and the other is not men were upon the earth, so mighty an yet come; and when he cometh, he must earthquake, and so great.

continue a short space. 19 And the great city was divided into 11 And the beast that was, and is not three parts, and the cities of the nations even he is the eighth, and is of the fell : and great Babylon came in remem- il en, and goeth into perdition. brance before God, to give unto her the cup 12 And the ten horns which thou sawest of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath. are ten kings, which have received no

20 And every island fled away, and the kingdom as yet ; but receive power as mountains were not found.

kings one hour with the beast. 21 And there tell upon men a great trail 13 These have one mind, and s'all give out of heaven, every stone about the their power and strength unto thbe ist. weight of a talent : and men blasphemed 14 These shall mike war with the (pod because of the plague of the hail; for Lamb, and the Lamb shall overc une the plague thereof was exceeding great. them : for he is Lord of lords and King

956 Babylon fallen.

REVELATION. Lamentation over her. of kings; and they that are with him are 11 And the merchants of the earth shall Called, and chosen, and faithful.

weep and mourn over her ; for no man 15 And he saith unto me, The waters buyeth their merchandise any more : which thou sawest, where the whore sit- 12 The merchandise of gold, and silteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and ver, and precious stones, and of pearls, nations, and tongues.

and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and 16 And the ten horns which thou sawest | scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manupon the beast, these shall hate the whore, ner vessels of ivory, and all manner vesand shall make her desolate and naked, sels of most precious wood, and of brass, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with and iron, and marble, fire.

13 And cinnamon, and odours, and oint17 For God hath put in their hearts ments, and frankincense, and wine, and to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, their kingdom unto the beast, until the and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and words of God shall be fulfilled.

slaves, and souls of men. • 18 And the woman which thou sawest 14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted is that great city, which reigreth over the after are departed from thee, and all kings of the earth.

things which were dainty and goodly are CHAP. XVIII.

departed from thee, and thou shalt find 2 Babylon is fallen. 4 The people of God them no more at all.

commanded to go out of her. 9 The 15 The merchants of these things kings of the earth, 11 with the mer- which were made rich by her, snall stand chants and mariners, lament over her. afar off, for the fear of her torment, weepA ND after these things I saw another | ing and wailing,

16 And saying, Alas, alas, that great ing great power; and the earth was city, that was clothed in fine linen, and lightened with his glory..

purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, 2 And he cried mightily with a strong and precious stones, and pearls! voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, 17 For in one hour so great riches is is fallen, and is become the habitation of come to nought. And every ship-master, devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and and all the company in ships, and sailors, a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. and as many as trade by sea, stood afar ofi,

3 For all nations have drunk of the 18 And cried when they saw the smoke wine of the wrath of her fornication, and of her burning, saying, What city is like the kings of the earth have committed unto this great city! fornication with her, and the merchants 19 And they cast dust on their heads, of the earth are waxed rich through the and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, abundance of her delicacies.

Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were 4 And I heard another voice from heav- made rich all that had ships in the sea by en, saying, Come out of her, my people, reason of her costliness ! for in one hour is that ye be not partakers of her sins, and she made desolate. that ye receive not of her plagues.

20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and 5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, || ye holy apostles and prophets ; for God and God hath remembered her iniquities. hath avenged you on her

6 Reward her even as she rewarded 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone you, and double unto her double accord- like a great millstone, and cast it into the ing to her works : in the cup which she sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that hath filled, fill to her double.

great city Babylon be thrown down, and 7 How much she hath glorified herself, shall be found no more at all. and lived deliciously, so much torment 22 And the voice of harpers, and muand sorrow give her : for she saith in sicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, her heart, I sit a queen, and am no wid- shall be heard no more at all in thee; and ow, and shall see no sorrow.

no craftsman, of whatsoever craft ke be, 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in shall be found any more in thee ; and one day, death, and mourning, and famine; the sound of a millstone shall be heard no and she shall be utterly burned with fire: more at all in thee; for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her. 23 And the light of a candle shall

9 And the kings of the earth, who shine no more at all in thee; and the voice have committed fornication and lived de- of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be liciously with her, shall bewail her, and heard no more at all in thee : for thy merlament for her, when they shall see the chants were the great men of the earth; smoke of her burning,

for by thy sorceries were all nations de10 Standing afar off for the fear of her ceived. torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great 24 And in her was found the blood of city Babylon, that mighty city! for in prophets, and of saints, and of all that one hour is thy judgment come.

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The marriage of the Lamb. CHAP. XIX xx. The first resurrection. 957

16 And he hath on his vesture and on 1 God is praised in heaven for judging is thigh a name written, KING OF

Babylon and avenging the blood of his KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.
sainis. 7 The marriage of the Lamb. 17 17 And I saw an angel standing in the
The fowls called to the great slaughter sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying
ND after heard a great

in midst of ing. Alleluia : Salvation, and glory, and gether unto the supper of the great God; honour, and power, unto the Lord our God: 18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings,

2 For true and righteous are his judg- and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of ments : for he hath judged the great mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and whore, which did corrupt the earth with of them that sit on them, and the flesh of her fornication, and hath avenged the all men, both free and bond, both small blood of his servants at her hand.

3 And again they said, Alleluia. And 19° And I saw the beast, and the kings her smoke rose up for ever and ever. of the earth, and their armies, gathered

4 And the four and twenty elders and together to make war against him that sat the four beasts fell down and worshipped on the horse, and against his army. God that sat on the throne, saying, A. 20 And the beast was taken, and with men; Alleluja.

him the false prophet that wrought mira5 And a voice came out of the throne, cles before him, with which he deceived saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, them that had received the mark of the and ye that fear him, both small and great beast, and them that worshipped his im

6 And I heard as it were the voice of age. These both were cast alive into a a great multitude, and as the voice of lake of fire burning with brimstone. many waters, and as the voice of mighty 21 And the remnant were slain with the thunderings, saying, Alleluia : for the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which Lord God omnipotent reigneth.

sword proceeded out of his mouth: and 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and all the fowls were filled with their flesh. give honour to him : for the marriage of

CHAP. XX. the Lamb is come, and his wife hath | 2 Satan bound for a thousand years. 5 made herself ready.

The first resurrection. 7 Satan let loose 8 And to her was granted that she again. 8 Gog and Magog. 10 The should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and devil cast into the lake of fire. 12 The 'white; for the fine linen is the right- last and general resurrection. eousness of saints. 2 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed! AND I saw an angel come down from

heaven, having the key of the bottomare they which are called unto the mar- lest pit and a great chain in his hand. riage-supper of the Lamb. And he saith 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, unto me, These are the true sayings of God. that old serpent, which is the Devil, and

10 And I fell at his feet to worship Satan, and bound him a thousand years, him. And he said unto me, See thou do 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, it not: I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: that he should deceive the nations no worship God : for the testimony of Jesus || more, till the thousand years should be fulis the spirit of prophecy.

filled; and after that he must be loosed 11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold, | a little season. a white horse ; and he that sat upon him 4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon qvas called Faithful and True, and in them, and judgment was given unto righteousness he doth judge and make war. them: and I saty the souls of them that

12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, on his head were many crowns; and he and for the word of God, and which had had a name written, that no man knew, not worshipped the beast, neither his imbut he himself.

age, neither had received his mark upon 13 And he was clothed with a vesture their foreheads, or in their hands; and dipped in blood : and his name is called, || they lived and reigned with Christ a The Word of God.

14 And the armies which were in 5 But the rest of the dead lived not heaven followed hiin upon white horses, || again until the thousand years were finclothed in fine linen, white and clean. ished. This is the first resurrection.

15 And cut of his mouth goeth a 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part sharp sword, that with it he should smite in the first resurrection : on such the secthe nations: and he shall rule them with ond death hath no power, but they shall a rod of iron : and he treadeth the be priests of God and of Christ, and shall wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of reign with him a thousand years. Almighty God.

7 And when the thousand years are ex

thousand years.

958 The last judgment. REVELATION. New Jerusalem described. pired, Satan shall be loosed out of his | Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the prison,

end. I will give unto him that is athirst of 8 And shall go out to deceive the the fountain of the water of life freely. nations which are in the four quarters of 7 He that overcometh shall inherit all the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather things; and I will be his God, and he them together to battle : the number of shall be my son. whom is as the sand of the sea.

8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and 9 And they went up on the breadth the abominable, and murderers, and of the earth, and compassed the camp of whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolathe saints about, and the beloved city : ters, and all liars, shall have their part in and fire came down from God out of the lake which burneth with fire and heaven, and devoured them.

brimstone : which is the second death. 10 And the devil that deceived them 9 And there came unto me one of the was cast into the lake of fire and brim- seven angels, which had the seven vials stone, where the beast and the false proph- full of the seven last plagues, and talked et are, and shall be tormented day and with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew night for ever and ever.

thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. 11 And I saw a great white throne, 10 And he carried me away in the and him that sat on it, from whose face i spirit to a great and high mountain, and the earth and the heaven fled away; and shewed me that great city, the holy Jeruthere was found no place for them. salem, descending out of heaven from God,

12 And I saw the dead, small and 11 Having the glory of God: and her great, stand before God; and the books light was like unto a stone most precious, were opened : and another book was even like a jasper-stone, clear as crysopened, which is the book of life: and the tal ; dead were judged out of those things 12 And had a wall great and high, and which were written in the books, accord had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve ing to their works.

angels, and names written thereon, which 13 And the sea gave up the dead which are the names of the twelve tribes of the were in it; and death and hell delivered children of Israel. up the dead which were in them : and 13 On the east three gates ; on the they were judged every man according north three gates; on the south three to their works.

gates; and on the west three gates. 14 And death and liell were cast into 14 And the wall of the city had twelve the lake of fire. This is the second death. I foundations, and in them the names of

15 And whosoever was not found writ- the twelve apostles of the Lamb. ten in the book of life was cast into the 15 And he that talked with me, had a lake of fire.

golden reed to measure the city, and the CHAP. XXI.

gates thereof, and the wall thereof. 1 A new heaven and a new earth. 10 The 16 And the city lieth foursquare, and heavenly Jerusalem, with a full descrip- the length is as largeas the breadth:and he tion thereof. 23 She necdeth no sun. measured the city with the reed, twelve

ND I saw a new heaven and a new thousand furlongsThe length and the first earth were passed away; and there 17 And he measured the wall thereof, was no more sea.

an hundred and forty and four cubits, 2 And I John saw the holy city, new according to the measure of a man, that Jerusalem, coming down from God out | is, of the angel. of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned 18 and the building of the wall of it for her husband.

was of jasper: and the city was pure 3 And I heard a great voice out of gold, like unto clear glass. heaven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle of 19 And the foundations of the wall of the God is with men, and he will dwell with city were garnished with all manner of them, and they shall be his people, and precious stones. The first foundation suas God himself shall be with them, and be jasper; the second, sapphire ; the third, their God.

a chalcedony ; the fourth, an emerald ; 4 And God shall wipe away all tears 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sarfrom their eyes ; and there shall be no dius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, beryl ; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a neither shall there be any more pain : chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the for the former things are passed away. twelfth, an amethyst.

5 And he that sat upon the throne 21 And the twelve gates were twelve said, Behold, I make all things new. pearls ; every several gate was of one And he said unto me, Write : for these pearl ; and the street of the city was words are true and faithful.

pure gold, as it were transparent glass. 6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am 22 And I saw no temple therein ; for

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