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The seventh stal opened. Revelation. Great plagues follow. them which were sealed: and 13 And one of the elders anthere were sealed an hundred and swered, saying unto me, What forty and four thousand, of all the are these which are arrayed in tribes of the children of Israel. white robes ? and whence came

5 Of the tribe of Judah were they? sealed twelve thousand. Of the 14 And I said unto him, Sir, tribe of Reuben were sealed twelve thou knowest. And he said to thousand. Of the tribe of Gad me, These are they which came were scaled twelve thousand. out of great tribulation, and have

6 Ofthetribe of A fer were seal. washed their robes, and made ed twelve thousand. Of the tribe them white in the blood of the of Nephthalim were sealed twelve Lamb. thousand. Of the tribe of Ma- 15 Therefore are they before nasses were sealed twelve thou- the throne of God, and serve sand.

him day and night in his temple : 7 Of the tribe of Simeon werc and he that sitteth on the throne sealed twelve thousand. Of the shall dwell among them. tribe of Levi were sealed twelve 16 They shall hunger no more, thousand. Of the tribe of Issa- neither thirst any more ; neither char were sealed twelvethousand shall the sun light on them, nor

& Of the tribe of Zebulon were any heat : sealed twelve thousand. Of the 17 For the Lamb, which is in tribe of Joseph were sealed twelve the midst of the throne, shall feed thousand. Of the tribe of Ben- them, and shall lead them unto jamin were sealed twelve thou- living fountains of waters, and sand.

God shall wipe away all tears 9 After this I beheld, and, lo, from their eyes. a great multitude, which no man CHAP. VIII. could number, of all nations, and The trumpets sounded and plagues kindreds and people and tongues,

follow. stood before the Lamb, clothed with seventh seal, there was siwhite robes, and palms in their lence in heaven about the space hands;

of half an hour. 10 And cried with a loud 2 And I saw the seven angels voice, saying, Salvation to our which stood before God; and to God which sitteth upon the them were given seven trumpets. throne, and unto the Lamb. 3 And another angel came and

11 And all the angels stood stood at the altar, having a golden round about the throne, and censer; and there was given unto about the elders, and the four him much incense, that he should beasts, and fell before the throne offer it with the prayers of all on their faces, and worshipped saints upon the golden altar, God.

which was before the throne. 12 Saying, Amen : Blessing, 4 And the smoke of the inand glory, and wisdom, and cense, which came with the thanksgiving, and honour, and prayers of the saints, ascended power, and might, be unto our up before God, out of the angel's God for ever and ever. Amen. lhand.

6 And the seven angels, which! AND the fifth angel sounded,

The fourth angel soundeth. Chap. ix. The bottomless pit opened.

5 And the angel took the cen-other voices of the trumpet of the ser, and filled it with fire of the three angels, which are yet to altar, and cast it into the earth : sound! and there were voices, and thun

CHAP. IX. derings, and lightnings, and an A star falleth from heaven. earthquake.

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and I saw a star fall from had the seven trumpets, prepared heaven unto the earth ; and to themselves to sound.

him was given the key of the 7 The first angel sounded, and bottomless pit. there followed hail, and fireming- 2 And he opened the bottomled with blood, and they were less pit; and there arose a smoke cast upon the earth : and the third out of the pit, as the smoke of a part of trees was burnt up, and all great furnace; and the sun and green grass was burnt up. the air were darkened by reason

8 And the second angel sound of the smoke of the pit. ed, and as it were a great moun- 3 And there came out of the tain burning with fire was cast smoke locusts upon the earth; into the sea ; and the third part and unto them was given power, of the sea became blood : as the scorpions of the earth have

9 And the third part of the power. creatures which were in the sea, 4 Andit was commanded them and had life, died; and the third that they should not hurt the grass part of the ships were destroyed. of the earth, neither any green

10 And the third angel sound-thing, neither any tree; but only ed, and there fell a great star those men which have not the from heaven, burning as it were seal of God in their foreheads. a lamp, and it fell upon the third 5 And to them it was given part of the rivers, and upon the that they should not kill them, fountains of waters;

but that they should be torment 11 And the name of the star isled five months : and their torcalled Wormwood: and the third ment was as the torment of a part of the waters became worm- scorpion, when he striketha man. wood; and many men died of 6 And in those days, shall men the waters, because they were seek death, and shall not find it; made bitter.

and shall desire to die, and death 12 And the fourth angel sound-shall flee from them. ed, and the third part of the sun 7 And the shapes of the locusts was smitten, and the third part were like unto horses prepared of the moon, and the third part unto battle ; and on their heads of the stars; so as the third party were as it were crowns like gold, of them was darkened, and the and their faces were as the faces day shone not for a third part of of men. it, and the night likewise. 8 And they had hair as the hair

13 And I beheld, and heard and of women, and their teeth were angel flying through the midst of as the teeth of lions. heaven, saying, with a loud voice, 9. And they had breast-plates, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabi- as it were breast-plates of iron ; ters of the earth, by reason of the and the sound of their wings was

Four angels let loose. Revelation. The angel with a book. as the sound of chariots of manyj 20 And the rest of the men horses running to battle. which were not killed by these

10 And they had tails like unto plagues, yet repented not of the scorpions; and there were stings works of their hands, that they in their tails: and their power should not worship devils, and was to hurt men five months. idols of gold, and silver, and

11 And they had a king overbrass, and stone, and of wood; them, which is the angel of the which neither can see, nor hear, bottomless pit, whose name in nor walk : the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, 21 Neither repented they of but in the Greek tongue hath his their murders, nor of their sorcename Apollyon,

ries, nor of their fornication, nor 12 One woe is past; and be- of their thefts. hold, there come two woes more

CHAP. X. hereafter.

Time shall be no longer. 13. And the sixth angel sound. AND saw another

mighty ed, and I four horns of the golden altar, ven, clothed with a cloud; and which is before God,

a rainbow was upon his head, 14 Saying to the sixth angel and his face was as it were the which had the trumpet, Loose sun, and his feet as pillars of the four angels which are bound fire: in the great river Euphrates. 2 And he had in his hand a lite

15 And the four angels were tle book open: and he set his loosed, which were prepared for right foot upon the sea, and bis an hour, and a day, and a month, left foot on the earth, and a year, for to slay the third 3 And cried with a loud voice, part of men.

as when a lion roareth: and when 16 And thenumber of the army he had cried, seven thunders ut. of the horsemen were two hun-tered their voices. dred thousand thousand : and 4 And when the seven thunheard the number of them. ders had uttered their voices, I

17 And thus I saw the horses was about to write: and I heard in the vision, and them that satja voice from heaven, saying unto on them, having breast-plates of me, Seal up those things which fire, and of jacinth and brimstone: the seven thunders uttered, and and the heads of the horses were write them not. as the heads of lions; and out of 5 And the angel, which I saw their mouths issued fire, and stand upon the sea, and upon the smoke, and brimstone. earth, lifted up his hand to hea

18 By these three was the third ven, part of men killed, by the fire, 6 And sware by him that liv. and by the smoke, and by the eth for ever and ever, who creatbrimstone, which issued out ofled heaven, and the things that their mouths.

therein are, and the earth, and 19 For their power is in their the things that therein are, and mouth, and in their 'tails : for the sea, and the things which are their tails were like unto serpents, therein, that there should be and had heads, and with them time no longer : they do hurt.

7 But in the days of the voice Fobn eateth the book. Chap. xi. The seventh trumpet sounded. of the seventh angel, when he standing before the God of the shall begin to sound, the mystery earth. of God should be finished, as he 5 And if any man will hurt hath declared to his servants the them, fire proceedeth out of their prophets.

mouth, and devoureth their ene8 And the voice which I heard mies: and if any man will hurt from heavenspake unto me again, them, he must in this manner be and said, Go, and take the little killed. book which is open in the hand 6 These have power to shut of the angel which standeth upon heaven, that it rain not in the the sea and upon the earth. clays of their prophesy; and have

9 And I went unto the angel, power over waters to turn them and said unto him, Give me the to blood, and to smite the earth little book. And he said unto me, with all plagues, as often as they Take it, and eat it up; and it will. shall make thy belly bitter, but 7 And when they shall have fiit shall be in thy mouth sweet as nished their testimony, the beast honey.

that ascendethout of the bottom10 And I took the little book less pit, shall make war against out of the angel's hand, and ate them, and shall overcome them, it up; and it was in my mouth and kill them. sweet as honey: and as soon as 8 And their dead bodies shall I had eaten it, my belly was bit-lie in the street of the great city, ter.

which spiritually is called Sodom 11 And he said untome, Thousand Egypt, where also our Lord must prophesy again before many was crucified. peoples, and nations, and tongues, 9 And they of the people, and and kings.

kindreds, and tongues, and naCHAP. XI.

tions, shall see their dead bodies The two witnesses prophesy. three days and an half, and shall ND there was given mea reed not suffer their dead bodies to be

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gel stood, saying, Rise, and mea- 10 And they that dwell upon sure the temple of God, and the the earth shall rejoice over them, altar, and them that worship and make merry, and shall send therein.

gifts one to another; because 2 But the court which is with these two prophets tormented out the temple leave out, and them that dwelt on the earth. measure it not ; for it is given 11 And after three days andan unto the Gentiles : and the holy half, the Spirit of life from Gol city shall they tread under fooi entered into them, and they stood forty and two months.

upon their feet; and great fear 3 And I will give power unto fell upon them which saw them. my two witnesses, and they shail 12 And they heard a great prophesy a thousand twohundred voice from heaven, saying unto and threescore days, clothed in them, Come up hither. And sackcloth :

they ascended up to heaven in a 4 These are the two olive-cloud; and their enemies bacheld trees, and the two candlesticks them.

Temple of God opened. Revelation. The dragon overcome.

13 And the same hour washer head a crown of twelve stars: there a great earthquake, and the 2 And she, being with child, tenth part of the city fell, and incried, travailing in birth, and the earthquake were slain of men pained to be delivered. seven thousand : and the rem- 3 And there appeared another nant were affrighted, and gave wonder in heaven, and, behold, glory to the God of heaven. a great red dragon, having seven

14 The second woe is past; heads, and ten horns, and seven and, behold, the third woe com-crowns upon his heads. eth quickly

4 And his tail drew the third 15 And the seventh angel part of the stars of heaven, and sounded; and there were greatklid cast them to the earth : And voices in heaven, saying, The the dragon stood before the wokingdoms of this world are be-man which was ready to be delicome the kingdoms of our Lord, vered, for to devour her child as and of his Christ; and he shall soon as it was born. reign for ever and ever.

5 And she brought forth a man16 And the four and twenty child, who was to rule all nations elders, which sat before God, on with a rod of iron: and her child their seats, fell upon their faces, was caught up unto God, and to and worshipped God,

his throne. 17 Saying, we givethee thanks, 6 And the woman Aed into the O Lord God Almighty, which wilderness, where she hathaplace art, and wast, and art to come ; prepared of God, that they should because thou hast taken to thee feed her there a thousand two thy great power, and hast reigned. hundred and threescore days. 18 And the nations wereangry,

7 And there was war in heaven; and thy wrath is come, and the Michael and his angels fought time of the dead, that they should against the dragon; and the dra. be judged, and that thou should-gon fought, and his angels, est give reward unto thy servants 8 And prevailed not; neither the prophets, and to the saints, was there place found any more and them that fear thy name, in heaven. small and great; and shouldest 9 And the great dragon was destroy them which destroy the cast out, that old serpent, called earth.

the Devil, and Satan, which de19 And the temple of God wasceiveth the whole world: he was opened in heaven, and there was cast out into the earth, and his seen in his temple the ark of his angels were cast out with him. testament: and there were light. 10 And I heard a loud voice. nings, and voices, and thunder-saying in heaven, Now is come ings, and an earthquake, and salvation, and strength, and the

kingdom of our God, and the CHAP. XII. power of his Christ; for the acThe great dragon cast out. cuser of our brethren is cast ND there appeared a great clown, which accused them be

wonder in heaven, a woman fore our God day and night. clothed with the sun, and the 11 And they overcame him by moon under her feet, and upon the blood of the Lamb, and by

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