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The fall of Babylon;

Revelation. the merchants lament her. of lords, and King of kings; and 5 For her sins have reached they that are with him are called, unto heaven, and God hath reand chosen, and faithful. membered her iniquities.

15 And he saith unto me,The 6 Reward her even as she rewaters which thou sawest, where warded you, and double unto the whore sitteth, are peoples, her double, according to her and multitudes, and nations, and works: in the cup which she tongues. hath filled, fill to her double.

16 And the ten horns which 7 How much she hath glorithou sawest upon the beast, these fied herself, and lived deliciously, shall hate the whore, and shall so much torment and sorrow give make her desolate, and naked, her: for she saith in her heart, and shall eat her flesh, and burn sit a queen, and am no widow, her with fire. and shall see no sorrow.

17 For God hath put in their 8 Therefore shall her plagues hearts to fulfil his will, and to come in one day, death, and agree, and give their kingdom mourning, and famine; and she unto the beast, until the words shall be utterly burnt with fire: of God shall be fulfilled. for strong is the Lord God who

18 And the woman which thou judgeth her. sawest, is that great city, which 9 And the kings of the earth, reigneth overthe kings of the earth. who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, Babylon's destruction. shall bewail her, and lament for


AND after these things I saw her, when they shall see the

another angel come down of

from heaven, having great power; 10 Standing afar off, for the and the earth was lightened with fear of her torment, saying, Alas, his glory. alas! that great city Babylon, that 2 And he cried mightily with a mighty city! for in one hour is strong voice, saying, Babylon the thy judgment come. great is fallen, is fallen, and is 11 And the merchants of the become the habitation of devils, earth shall weep and mourn over and the hold of every foul spirit, her; for no man buyeth her and a cage of every unclean and merchandise any more. hateful bird.

12 The merchandise of gold, 3 For all nations have drunk of and silver, and precious stones, the wine of the wrath of her for-and of pearls, and fine linen, and nication, and the kings of the purple, and silk, and scarlet, and earth have committed fornica-all thyine wood, and all manner tion with her, and the merchants vessels of ivory, and all manner of the earth are waxed rich vessels of most precious wood, through the abundance of her and of brass, and iron, and mardelicacies. ble.

4 And I heard a another voice 13 And cinnamon, and odours, from heaven, saying, Come out and ointments, and frankincense, of her, my people, that ye be not and wine, and oil, and fine flour, partakers of her sins, and that ye and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, reccive not of her plagues : and horses, and chariots, and

God praised in heaven. Chap. xix. The marriage of the Lamb. slaves, and souls of men. Iman, of whatsoever craft be be, 14 Ánd the fruits that thy soul shall be found any more in thee; lusted after, are departed from and the sound of a millstone shall thee, and all things which were be heard no more at all in thee; dainty and goodly, are departed 23 And the light of a candle from thee, and thou shalt find shall shine no more at all in thee; them no more at all. and the voice of the bridegroom 15 The merchants of these and of the bride shall be heard no things which were made rich by more at all in thee: for thy merher, shall stand afar off, for the chants were the great men of the fear of her torment, weeping and earth; for by thy sorceries were wailing, all nations deceived.

16 And saying, Alas, alas! that 24 And in her was found the great city, that was clothed in blood of prophets, and of saints, fine linen, and purple, and scar-and of all that were slain upon let, and decked with gold, and the earth. precious stones, and pearls.


17 For in one hour so great The marriage of the Lamb. ND after these things, I

riches are come to nought. And heard a great voice of much

every shipmaster, all company in ships, and sailors, people in heaven, saying, Alleand as many as trade by sea,uia; Salvation, and glory, and stood afar off, honour, and power, unto the

18 And cried, when they saw Lord our God: the smoke of her burning, say- 2 For true and righteous are ing, What city is like unto this his judgments: for he hath judggreat city! ed the great whore, which did 19 And they cast dust on their corrupt the earth with her forniheads, and cried, weeping and cation, and hath avenged the wailing, saying, Alas, alas! that blood of his servants at her hand. great city, wherein were made 3 And again they said, Allerich all that had ships in the sea, luia. And her smoke rose up by reason of her costliness! for for ever and ever. in one hour is she made desolate. 4 And the four and twenty 20 Rejoice over her, thou hea-jelders and the four beasts fell ven, and ye holy apostles and down and worshipped God that prophets; for God hath avenged sat on the throne, saying, Amen; you on her. Alleluia.

21 And a mighty angel took 5 And a voice came out of the up a stone like a great millstone, throne, saying, Praise our God, and cast it into the sea, saying, all ye his servants, and ye that Thus with violence shall that fear him, both small and great. great city Babylon be thrown 6 And I heard, as it were the down, and shall be found no more voice of a great multitude, and at all. as the voice of many waters, and 22 And the voice of harpers, as the voice of mighty thunderand musicians, and of pipers, andings, saying, Alleluia: for the trumpeters, shall be heard no Lord God Omnipotent reigneth. more at all in thee; and no crafts- 7 Let us be glad and rejoice,

The fowls called.

Revelation. Satan shall be loosed. and give honour to him; for the land on his thigh, a name written, marriage of the Lamb is come, KING OF KINGS, AND and his wife hath made herself LORD OF LORDS.


17 And I saw an angel stand8 And to her was granted, that ing in the sun: and he cried with she should be arrayed in fine a loud voice, saying, to all the linen, clean and white; for the fowls that fly in the midst of heafine linen is the righteousness of ven, Come and gather yourselves saints. together, unto the supper of the

9 And he saith unto me, Write, great God; Blessed are they which are cal- 18 That ye may eat the flesh led unto the marriage-supper of of kings, and the flesh of captains, the Lamb. And he saith unto and the flesh of mighty men, and me, These are the true sayings the flesh of horses, and of them of God. that sit on them, and the flesh of 10 And I fell at his feet to wor-all men, both free and bond, both ship him. And he said unto me, small and great. See thou do it not; I am thy fel- 19 And I saw the beast, and low-servant, and of thy brethren the kings of the earth, and their that have the testimony of Jesus. armies, gathered together to make Worship God: for the testimony war against him that sat on the of Jesus is the spirit of, and against his army.

11 And I saw heaven opened, 20 And the beast was taken, and, behold, a white horse: and and with him the false prophet he that sat upon him was called that wrought miracles before him, Faithful and True; and in righ-with which he deceived them teousness he doth judge and make that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped


12 His eyes were as a flame of his image. These both were cast fire, and on his head were many alive into a lake of fire, burning crowns; and he had a name writ-with brimstone.

ten, that no man knew, but he 21 And the remnant were slain himself. with the sword of him that sat 13 And he was clothed with a upon the horse, which sword provesture, dipped in blood; and ceeded out of his mouth: and all his name is called, The Word of the fowls were filled with their God. flesh.

14 And the armies which were


in heaven followed him upon Satan bound for a thousand years. white horses, clothed in fine down from heaven, having ND I saw an angel come linen, white and clean.

15 And out of his mouth goeth the key of the bottomless pit, and a sharp sword, that with it he a great chain in his hand. should smite the nations; and 2 And he laid hold on the he shall rule them with a rod of dragon, that old serpent, which is iron and he treadeth the wine- the devil, and Satan, and bound press of the fierceness and wrath him a thousand years,


of Almighty God.

3 And cast him into the bot16 And he hath on his vesture, tomless pit, and shɩ thim up, and

The general resurrection Chap. xxi.

of the dead.

set a seal upon him, that he should throne, and him that sat on it, deceive the nations no more, til from whose face the earth and the the thousand years should be heaven fled away; and there was fulfilled and after that, he must found no place for them. be loosed a little season.

12 And I saw the dead, small 4 And I saw thrones, and they and great, stand before God: sat upon them, and judgment was and the books were opened; and given unto them: and I saw the another book was opened, which souls of them that were beheaded is the book of life: and the dead for the witness of Jesus, and for were judged out of those things the word of God, and which had which were written in the books, not worshipped the beast, neither according to their works. his image, neither had received 13 And the sea gave up the his mark upon their foreheads, dead which were in it; and death or in their hands; and they lived and hell delivered up the dead and reigned with Christ, a thou-which were in them: and they sand years. were judged every man accord5 But the rest of the dead lived ing to their works. not again until the thousand years 14 And death and hell were were finished. This is the first cast into the lake of fire. This resurrection. is the second death.

6 Bleffed and holy is he that 15 And whosoever was not hath part in the first resurrection; found written in the book of life, on such the second death hath no was cast into the lake of fire. power; but they shall be priests CHAP. XXI.

of God and of Christ, and shall A new heaven and a new earth. reign with him a thousand years. AND I saw a new heaven and when the thousand years a new earth: for the first are expired, Satan shall be loosed heaven and the first earth were out of his prison, paffed away; and there was no

8 And shall go out to deceive more sea. the nations which are in the four 2 And I John saw the holy city, quarters of the earth, Gog and new Jerusalem, coming down Magog, to gather them together from God out of heaven, preparto battle: the number of whomed as a bride adorned for her is as the sand of the sea. husband.

9 And they went up on the 3 And I heard a great voice breadth of the earth, and com-out of heaven, saying, Behold, passed the camp of the saints the tabernacle of God is with about, and the beloved city: and men, and he will dwell with fire came down from God, out them, and they shall be his peoof heaven, and devoured them. ple, and God himself shall be 10 And the devil that deceived with them, and be their God. them, was cast into the lake of 4 And God shall wipe away all fire and brimstone, where the tears from their eyes: and there beast and the false prophet are, shall be no more death, neither and shall be tormented day and sorrow nor crying, neither shall night for ever and ever. there be any more pain: for the 11 And I saw a great white former things are passed away.

A full description of

Revelation, the heavenly Jerusalem.

5 And he that sat upon the 14. And the wall of the city had throne, said, Behold, I make all twelve foundations, and in them things new. And he said unto the names of the twelve apostles me, Write: for these words are of the Lamb.

true and faithful.

15 And he that talked with me 6 And he said unto me, It is had a golden reed to measure the done. I am Alpha and Omega, city, and the gates thereof, and the beginning and the end: I will the wall thereof.

give unto him that is athirst, of 16 And the city lieth fourthe fountain of the water of life square, and the length is as large freely. as the breadth. And he measur7 He that overcometh shall ed the city with the reed, twelve inherit all things; and I will be thousand furlongs: the length, his God, and he shall be my son. and the breadth, and the height

8 But the fearful, and unbe-of it, are equal.


lieving, and the abominable, and 17 And he measured the wall murderers, and whoremongers, thereof, an hundred and forty and and sorcerers, and idolaters, and four cubits, according to the all liars, shall have their part in measure of a man, that is, of the the lake, which burneth with fire angel. and brimstone; which is the 18 And the building of the second death. wall of it was of jasper: and the 9 And there came unto me city was pure gold, like unto clear one of the seven angels, which glass. had the seven vials full of the 19 And the foundations of the seven last plagues, and talked with wall of the city, were garnished me, saying, Come hither, I will with all manner of precious shew thee the bride, the Lamb's stones. The first foundation was wife. jasper; the second, sapphire; the 10 And he carried me away in third, chalcedony; the fourth, an the spirit to a great and high emerald; mountain, and shewed me that 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the great city, the holy Jerusalem, sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrydescending out of heaven from solite; the eighth, beryl; the God. ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chry

11 Having the glory of God: soprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; and her light was like unto a the twelfth an amethyst. stone most precious, even like a 21 And the twelve gates were jasper-stone, clear as crystal; twelve pearls; every several gate

12 And had a wall great and was of one pearl: and the street high, and had twelve gates, and of the city was pure gold, as it at the gates twelve angels, and were transparent glass. names written thereon, which 22 And I saw no temple thereare the names of the twelve tribes in: for the Lord God Almighty, of the children of Israel. and the Lamb, are the temple of

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13 On the east, three gates; it. on the north, three gates; on the 23 And the city had no need south, three gates; and on the of the sun, neither of the moɔn, west, three gates. to shine in it: for the glory of

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