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The second wo is past.

CHAP. XII. The dragon overcome. is called Sodom and Egypt, where also travailing in birth, and pained to be de bur Lord was crucified.

livered. eng And they of the people, and kindreds, 3 And there appeared another wonder

und tongues, and nations, sball see their in heaven; and behold, a great red dra. er dead bodies three days and a half, and gon, having seven heads and ten horns,

shall not suffer their dead bodies to be and seven crowns upon his heads. put in graves.

| 4 And his tail drew the third part of the # 10 And they that dwell upon the earth stars of heaven, and did cast them to the

shall rejoice over them, and make mer-earth: and the dragon stood before the elry, and shall send gifts one to another ;/ woman which was ready to be delivered, Bebes because these two prophets tormented for to devour her child as soon as it was them that dwelt on the earth. .

born. wh 11 And after three days and a half the 5 And she brought forth a man-child, mas Spirit of life from God entered into them, who was to rule all nations with a rod of

and they stood upon their feet ; and great iron: and her child was caught up into to fear fell upon them which saw thein. God, and to his throne. - 12 And they heard a great voice from 6 And the woman fled into the wilderile heaven, saying unto them, Come up hith-derness, where she hath a place prepared ner. And they ascended up to heaven of God, that they should feed her there a

in a cloud ; and their enemies beheld thousand two hundred and threescore w them.

days. 13 And the same hour was there a great 7 And there was war in heaven: Mi.

earthquake, and the tenth part of the city chael and his angels fought against the Cafell, and in the earthquake were slain of dragon; and the dragon fought and his

men seven thousand : and the remnat angels, were affrighted, and gave glory to the 8 And prevailed not ; neither was their

place found any more in heaven. 14 The second wo is past; and behold, 9 And the great dragon was cast out, the third wo cometh quickly.

that old serpent, called the Devil, and 15 And the seventh angel sounded ; and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world : there were great voices in heaven, saying, he was cast out into the earth, and his The kingdoms of this world are become angels were cast out with him. the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his 10 And I heard a loud voice saying in Christ; and he shall reign for ever and heaven, Now is come salvation, and ever.

strength, and the kingdom of our God, 16 And the four and twenty elders, and the power of his Christ : for the acwhich sat before God on their seats, fell cuser of our brethren is cast down which el upon their faces, and worshipped God, accused them before our God day and

17 Saying, We give thee thanks, 0 night. Lord God Almighty, which art, and 11 And they overcame him by the blood wast, and art to come; because thou hast of the Lamb, and by the word of their taken to thee thy great power, and hast testimony; and they loved not their lives reigned.

unto the death. 18 And the nations were angry, and 12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the ye that dwell in them. Wo to the indead, that they should be judged, and habiters of the earth, and of the sea! for that thou shouldest give reward unto thy the devil is come down unto you, having servants the prophets, and to the saints, great wrath, because he knoweth that and them that fear thy name, small and he hath but a short time. great ; and shouldest destroy them which 13 And when the dragon saw that he destroy the earth.

was cast unto the earth, he persecuted 19 And the temple of God was opened the woman which brought forth the manin heaven, and there was seen in his child. Lemple the ark of his testament: and 14 And to the woman were given two there were lightnings, and voices, and wings of a great eagle, that she might fly thunderings, and an earthquake, and into the wilderness, into her place, where

she is nourished for a time, and times, CHAP. XII.

and half a time, from the face of the The great red dragon.

serpent. AND there appeared a great wonder| 15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth A in heaven; a woman clothed with water as a flood, after the woman, that the sun, and the moon under her feet, he might cause her to be carried away of and upon her head a crown of twelve the flood. stars :

16 And the earth helped the woman ; in! 2 And she, being with child, cried, and the earth opened her mouth, and

mple the ark of his was seen in his the woman which

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great hail.

Beast uith seven heads. REVELATION. Lamb and his company swallowed on the flood which the dra- the beast ; saying to them that dwell ; gon cast out of his mouth.

the earth, that they should make an 17 And the dragon was wroth with the age to the beast, which had the wou woman, and went to make war with the by a sword, and did live. remnant of her seed, which keep the 15 And he had power to give life in commandments of God, and have the the image of the beast, that the image to testimony of Jesus Christ.

the beast should both speak, and caus CHAP. XIII.

that as many as would not worship the The beast bith seven heads. image of the beast should be killed. AND I stuod upon the sand of the sea, 16 And he causeth ali, both small and

and siwo beast rise up out of the great, rich and poor, free and bond, to sea, having seven heads and ten horns, ceive a mark in their right hand, or i and upon his horns ten crowns, and up their foreheads; on his heads the name of blasphemy. 17 And that no man might buy or sel,

2 And the beast which I saw was like save he that had the mark, or the named unto a leopard, and his feet were as the the beast, or the number of his name. feet of a bear, and his inouth as the mouth 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath of a lion: and the dragon gave him his understanding count the nun ber of the power, and his sent, and great authority. beast : for it is the number of a man; and

3 And I saw one of his heads as it were his number is Six hundred threescore wounded to death; and his deadly wound and six. was heged: and all the world wondered

CHAP. XIV. after the beast.

The Lamb and his company. 4 And they worshipped the dragon AND I looked, and lo, a Lambstood on which gave power unto the beast; and the mount Sion, and with him a they worshipped the beast, saying, Who hundred forty and four thousand, having is like unto the beast? who is able to his Father's name written in their make war with him?

foreheads, 5 And there was given unto him a 2 And I heard a voice from heaven, es mouth speaking great things and blas- the voice of many waters, and as the phemies; and power was given unto him/voice of a great thunder: and I heard the to continue forty and two months. voice of harpers harping with their

6 And he opened his mouth in blasphe- harps: my against God, to blaspheme his name, 3 And they sung as it were a new song and his tabernacle, and them that dwell before the throne, and before the four in heaven.

beasts, and the elders: and no man could 7 And it was given unto him to make learn that song but the hundred and forty war with the saints, and to overcome and four thousand, which were redeemthem: and power was given him over all ed from the earth. kindreds, and tongries, and nations. 4 These are they which were not de

8 And all that dwell upon the earth filed with women; for they are virgins shall worship hiin, whose names are not These are they which follow the Land written in the book of life of the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were slain from the foundation of the world. redeemed from among men, being the 9 If any man have an ear, let him hear. first-fruits unto God and to the Lamb. 10 He that leadeth into captivity shall 5 And in their mouth was found po go into captivity: he that killeth with guile : für they are without-fault before the sword, must be killed with the the throne of God. sword. Here is the patience and the 6 And I saw another angel fly in the faith of the saints.

midst of heaven, having the everlasting 11 And I beheld another beast coming gospel to preach unto them that dwell on up out of the earth, and he had two horns the earth, and to every nation, and kin like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. dred, and tongue, and people,

12 And he exerciseth all the power of 7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God. the first beast before him, and causeth and give glory to him ; for the hour of h the earth and them which dwell there-judgment is come: and worship him in to worship the first beast, whose dead- that made heaven, and earth, and the sea. ly wound was healed.

and the fountains of waters. 13 And he doeth great wonders, SO 8 And there followed another angel that he maketh fire come down from saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that heaven on the earth in the sight of great city, because she made all nations men,

drink of the wine of the wrath of her 11 And deceiveth them that dwell on fornication. the earth by the ineans of those miracles 9 And the third angel followed them. which he had power to do in the sight of saying with a loud voice, If any in

nd hee into the cup of his ich out 3 And the lass, having the her, stand on

The seven last plagues. CHAP. XV, XVI. Vials full of wrath worship tire beast and his image, and re-gotten the victory over the beast, and eive his mark in his forehead, or in his over his image, and over his mark, and hand,

over the number of his name, stand on ,12 10 The same shall drink of the wine of the sea of glass, having the harps of God.

the wrath of God, which is poured out 3 And they sing the song of Moses the without mixture into the cup of his indig- servant of God, and the song of the gation; and he shall be tormented with Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are fire and brimstone in the presence of the thy works, Lord God Almighty ; just holy angels, and in the presence of the land true are thy ways, thou King of Lamb:

saints. 11 And the smoke of their torment as- 4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, cendeth up for ever and ever: and they and glorify thy name ? for thou only art have no rest day nor night, who worship holy : for all nations shall come and worthe beast and his image, and whosoever ship before thee; for thy judgments are receiveth the mark of his name.

made manifest. 12 Here is the patience of the saints : 5 And after that I looked, and behold,

here are they that keep the command- the temple of the tabernacle of the testiI ments of God, and the faith of Jesus. mony in heaven was opened :

13 And I heard a voice from heaven, 6 And the seven angels came out of the saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed dead which die in the Lord from hence-in pure and white linen, and having forth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they their breasts girded with golden girdles. may rest from their labours; and their 7 And one of the four beasts gave unto works do follow them.

the seven angels seven golden vials full 14 And I looked, and behold, a white of the wrath of God, who liveth for ever cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like and ever. unto the Son of man, having on his head 8 And the temple was filled with smoke a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp from the glory of God, and from his powsickle.

er; and no man was able to enter into 15 And another angel came out of the the temple, till the seven plagues of the temple, crying with a loud voice to him seven angels were fulfilled. . that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle,

CHAP. XVI. , and reap : for the time is come for thee of the vials full of norath. to reap; for the harvest of the earth is AND I heard a great voice out of the sipe.

Il temple, saying to the seven angels, 16 And he that sat on the cloud thrust Go your ways, and pour out the vials of in his sickle on the earth; and the earth the wrath of God upon the earth. was reaped.

12 And the first went, and poured out his 17 And another angel came out of the vial upon the earth; and there fell a noi. et temple which is in heaven, he also hav- some and grievous sore upon the men i ing a sharp sickle.

which had the mark of the beast, and 18 And another angel came out from upon them which worshipped his image. the altar, which had power over fire ; 3 And the second angel poured out his and cried with a loud cry to him that had vial upon the sea ; and it became as the

the sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in thy blood of a dead man; and every living ne sharp sickle, and gather the clusters of the soul died in the sea.

vine of the earth; for her grapes are 4 And the third angel poured dut his fiully ripe.

vial upon the rivers and fountains of wa19 And the angel thrust in his sickle ters: and they became blood.

into the earth, and gathered the vine of 5 And I heard the angel of the waters in the earth, and cast it into the great wine-say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which s press of the wrath of God.

art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou 20 And the wine-press was trodden hast judged thus. 14 without the city, and blood came out of 6 For they have shed the blood of saints

the wine-press, even unto the horse- and prophets, and thou hast given them on bridles, by the space of a thousand and blood to drink ; for they are worthy. and six hundred furlongs.

17 And I heard another out of the altar CHAP. XV.

say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true The seven last plagues.

and righteous are thy judgments. AND I saw another sign in heaven, 8 And the fourth angel poured out his A great and marvellous, seven angels vial upon the sun ;,an power was given having the seven last plagues ; for in unto him to scorch men with fire. thein is filled up the wrath of God. 9 And men were scorched with gri", 2 And I saw as it were a sea of glass heat, and blasphemed the name of C.

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of Babylon and they repented not to give him glory. sit upon a scarlet-coloured beast, full di

10 And the fifth angel poured out bis names of blasphemy, having seven heads" vial upon the seat of the beast; and his and ten horns. kingdom was full of darkness; and they 4 And the woman was arrayed in purple gnawed their tongues for pain,

and scarlet-colour, and decked with gold 11 And blasphemied the God of heaven, and precious stones and pearls, having a because of their pains and their soles, and golden cup in her hand full of abomima. repented not of their deeds.

tions and filthiness of her fornication : 12 And the sixth angel poured out his 5 And upon her forehead was a name vial upon the great river Euphrates; and written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE the water thereof was dried up, that the GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARway of the kings of the east might be LOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF prepared.

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

14 For they are the spirits of devils, ration. working iniracles, which go forth unto 7 And the angel said unto me, Wherethe kings of the eartii, and of the whole fore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee world, to gather them to the battle of that the mystery of the woman, and of the great day of God Almighty.

beast that carrieth her, which hath the 15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed seven heads, and ten horns. is he that watcheth, and keepeth his gar- 8 The beast that thou sawest, was. ments, lest he walk naked, and they see and is not; and shall ascend out of the his shiune.

bottomless pit, and go into perdition : 16 Aud he gathered them together into and they that dwell on the earth shall a place called in the Hebrew tongue wonder, whose names were not written Armageddon.

in the book of life from the foundation of . 17 And the seventh angel poured out the world,) when they hehold the beast his vial into the air ; and there care a that was, and is not, and yet is. great voice out of the temple of heaven, 9 And here is the mind which bath frou the throne, saying, it is done. wisdom. The seven heads are seven

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

he must 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 evev he is the eighth, and is of the seven, fell: and great Babylon carne in remem- and goeth into perdition. brance before God, to give unto her the 12 And the ten horns which thou cup of the wine of the fierceness of his sawest are ten kings, which have rewra:h.

ceived no kingdom as yet ; but receive 20 And every island fled away, and the power as kings one hour with the beast. mountains were not found.

1 13 These have one mind, and shall give 21 And there fell upon men a great their power and strength unto the beast. hail out of henver, every stone about the! 14 Iliese shall make way with the weiglit of a talent: and man blasphemed Lanıb, and the Lanıb shall overcome God because of the plague of the hall; them: for he is Lord of lords, a ding for the plague thereof was exceeding great. of kings; and they that are witis hiin Chị AP. XVII.

are called, and chosen, and fail til. The mystery of Labylon,

15 And he saith unto me, The waters AND there came ine of the seven which thou sa svest, wiere the whore 7 angels which had the seven vials, sitieth, are peoples, and multitudes, and and talked with me, saving unto me, nations, and tongues, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the 16 Ard the ten horns which tliou sawiudgment of the great whore that sitteth est upon the heast, these shall brate the upon many waters;

where, and shall make her desolate and 2 With whin the kings of the earth naked, and shall eat her fiesii, and burn have committed fornication, and the in- her with fire. ' habitants of the earth have been made 17 For God hath put in their hearts to drunk with the wine of he, foruication. fulfil his will, and to agree, and give

3 So he carried me away in the spirit their kingdom unto the beast, until the into the wilderw and in

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Babylon's ruin lamented. CHAP. XVIII, XIX. The Lamb's marriage

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

things which were dainty and goodly are CHAP. XVIII.

departed from thee, and thou shalt find Babylon's destruction.

them no more at all. A ND after these things I saw another 15 The merchants of these things which

angel come down from heaven, were wade rich by her, shall stand afar having great power; and the earth was off, for the fear of her torment, weeping lightened with his glory.

and wailing, Ž And he cried mightily with a strongl 16 And saying, Alas, alas! that great voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, city, that was clothed in fine linen, and is fallen, and is becoine the habitation' of purple, and scarlet, and decked with devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, gold, and precious stones, and pearls! and a cage of every unclean and hateful 17 For in one hour so great riches is bird.

come to nought. And every ship-master, 3 For all nations have drunk of the land all the company in ships, and sailors, wine of the wrath of her fornication, and and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off, the kings of the earth have committed 18 And cried when they saw the smoke fornication with her, and the inerchants of her burning, saying, Wbat city is like of the earth are waxed rich through the unto this great city! abundance of her delicacies.

i 19 And they cast dust on their heads, 4 And I heard another voice from and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, heaven, saying, Come out of her, my Alas, alas! that great city, wherein people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, were made rich all that had ships in the and that ye receive not of her plagues. sea by reason of her costliness! for in

5 For her sins lave reached unto heaven, one hour is she inade desolate. and God hath remembered her iniquities. 20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and

6 Reward her even as she rewarded ye holy apóstles and prophets ; for God you, and double unto her double accord-bath avenged you on hier. ing to her works : in the cup which she 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone hath filled, fill to her double.

like a great mill stone, and cast it into the 7 How much she bath glorified herselt, sea, saying, Thus with violence shall and lived deliciously, so much torment that great city Babylon be thrown down, and sorrow give her: for she saith in and shall be found no more at all. her heart, I sit a queen, and am no! 22 And the voice of harpers, and musi widow, and shall see no sorrow.

cians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in shall be heard no more at all in thee; and one day, death, and mourning, and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, famine; and she shall be utterly burned shall be found any more in thee; and with fire: for strong is the Lord God the sound of a mill-stone shall be beard who judgeth ler.

no more at all in thee; 9 And the kings of the earth, who have 23 And the light of a candle shall shine omioitted fornication and lived delicious- no more at all in thee; and the voice of ay with her, shall be wail her, and lanient the bridegroom and of the bride shall be for lier, when they shall see the smoke heard no more at all in thee: for thy of her burning,

merchants were the great nien of the 10 Standing afir off for the fear of her earth : for by thy sorceries were all natorment, saying, Alas, alas ! that great tons deceived. city Babylon, that mighty city! for in! 24 And in her was found the blood of one hour is thy juiigment come.

prophets, and of saints, and of all that 11 And the merchants of the earth shall were slair: upon the eartii. weep and moun over her; for no inan

CHAP. XIX. buyeth their merchandise any more :

The marriage of the Lamb. 12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, AND after these things I heard a great and precious stines, and of pearls, and voice of much people in heaven, fine liner, and purple, and silk, anıt saying, Alleluia : Salvation, and glory, scarlet, and all tbvine wood, and all and honour, and power, unto the Lord

namner vessels of ivory, and all manner our God: · vessels of most precious wood, and of 2 for true and righteous are his judg. bruss, and iron, and inarbie,

ents: for he hath judged the great 13 And cinamon, and odours, and whore, which did corrupt the carth with ointinents, un frunkincense, and wine, her fornication, and liath avenged the and vil, and fine flour, and wheat, and blood of his servants at lier hand. Prests, and sheep, and horses, and cha- 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And

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