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Vision of Christ.
urned, I saw seven golden candlesticks; 13 And in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like, unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment #: to # foo aśī. about the paps with a golden girdle. #F#, head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his o were as a flame of fire; i5 And his feet, like, unto fine brass, as if they burned in a fur. nace; and his voice as the sound of many waters. - - - 16 And he had in his right hand seven stars; and out of his mouth went a sharp two-edged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength... .17. And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto
me, Fear not; I am the first and the lif
against thee, because thou hast left|will I
to first love.
John's epistler hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God. 8 And unto the angel of the church in, Smyrna, write;. These things saith the first, and the last. which was dead, and is alive; .# I know thy works, and tribuls. tion, and P.” (but thou ar: rich) and I know the biaso them which say they are Jews, ind are not, but are the synagogue of Satan. 10 Fear none, of those things which thou shalt suffer. Behold, the devil shall cast some of you or o that ye may be tried; and ye hali have, tribulation to days. Be thou faithful unto death. and I will give thee a crown of
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thy patience, and thy works; and I shall be clothed in white raiment; o the last to be more than the first: and I will not blot out his name out o 20. Notwithstanding, I have a of the book of life, but I will cono few o against thee, because|fess his name before my Father, * thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, and before his angels. o which calleth herself a prophetess, e, that hath an ear, let him ** to teach and to seduce my servants| hear what the Spirit saith unto the o to . commit fornication, and to eat churches
thos, sacrificed unto idols.
. 7, And to the angel of the church
worthy. d naked:
operted by the Lamb. CHAP. Wii. Opening of the seals,
o *A * I beheld, *: I o: voice of many angels round about * the throne, and the beasts, and the elders; and the number of them * was ten thousand times ten thou* sand, and thousands of thousands; 12 Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and om, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing. 13 And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in *the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the thro and unto the Lamb, for ever an ever. *: 14 And the four beasts said, **Ao. the four and twenty Ao fell down and worshipped 3 on that fiveth forever and ever, o CHAP. VI. go The Seven Seqls opened. - ND I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I oneard, as it were the noise of thunsler, one of the four beasts, saying, oCome and see. o; 2 And I saw, and behold, a white noose and he that sat on him had A bow; and a crown was given into him: and he went forth conguering, and to conquer. 3 And when he had opened the ioecond seal, I heard the second Modeast say, Come and see. ** 4 and there went out another **10rse that was red; and power was offiven to him that sat thereon, to fake peace from the earth, and that yoney should kill one another: and inere was given unto him a great
and, with the beasts of the
earth. 9 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held: . 1 ...they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth? 11 And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them... that they should rest so. for a little season until their feslow-servants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled. 12 And I beheld when he h opened the sixth seal, and lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became, black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as
ood: iš And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig-tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind. 14 And the heaven, departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain . and island were moyed out of their places. And the kings of the earth, and the great men, , and e rich men, and the chief cap; tains, and the mighty men, and every bond-man, and every freeman, hid themselves, in the dens and in the rocks of the moun
tains; 16 And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: 17 For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to
CHAP. VII. The JMumber of the Sealed. ND after these things I saw four angels, standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds, of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree. 2 And I saw another, angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God; and he cried with a loud voice to the four an; to whom it was given to hurt e earth and the sea, 3 Saying, Hurt not the earth; neither honor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our in their foreheads. 4 And I heard the * of
them which were sealed; and there score sealed a hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel. 5 of the tribe of Juda were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Reuben were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Gad were sealed twelve thousand. 5. Of the tribe of Aseropere sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Nephthalim toere sealed twelve thousand. the tribe of Manasses were sealed twelve thousand. 7 Of the tribe of Simeon opere sealed twelve thousand. , Of the tribe of Leyi, were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Issachar were sealed twelve thousand. f the tribe of Zabulon were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph were sealed twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Benjamin were sealed twelve thou
sand. 9 After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, , clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; 10 And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto
amb. 11 And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, Saying, Amen: Blessing, and wisdom, and thanksand honour, and power, ht, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen. 13 And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they? . . 14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which, came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them w in the blood of the Lamb. 15 Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple, and he that sitteth on the one shall dwell #of them. 16. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither # the sunlight on them, nor any
17 For the Lamb which is in the the throne shall feed them, hall lead them unto livin fountaiowień: and God sh