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God us praised in heaven. CHAP. XIX. The marriage of the Lamb.
15 The merchants of these things which great multitude, and as the voice of many were made rich by her, shall stand afar off, waters, and as the voice of mighty thun. for the fear of her torment, weeping and derings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord wailing,
God omnipotent reigneth. 16 And saying, Alas, alas! that great 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give city, that was clothed in fine linen, and honour to him: for the marriage of the purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, Lamb is come, and his wife hath made and precious stones, and pearls !
herself ready. 17 For in one hour so great riches is come 8 And to her
was granted that she should to nought. And every ship-master, and all be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white : the company in ships, and sailors, and as for the fine linen is the righteousness of many as trade by sea, stood afar off, saints.
18 And cried when they saw the smoke 9 And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed of her burning, saying, What city is like are they which are called unto the marunto this great city!
riage-supper of the Lamb. And he saith 19 And they cast dust on their heads, unto me, These are the true sayings of God. and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, 10 And I fell at his feet to worship him. Alas, alas! that great city, wherein were And he said unto me, See thou do it not: made rich all that had ships in the sea by I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethreason of her costliness! for in one hour is ren that bave the test nony of Jesus: worshe made desolate.
ship God : for the testimony of Jesus is 20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and the spirit of prophecy. ye holy apostles and prophets; for God 11 And I saw heaven opened, and behath avenged you on her,
hold, a white horse ; and be that sat upon 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone bim was called Faithful and True, and in like a great mill-stone, and cast it into righteousness he doth judge and make war. the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall 12 His eyes were as a Hame of fire, and that great city Babylon be thrown down, on his head were many crowns; and he had and shall be found no more at all. a name written, that no man knew, but he
22 And the voice of harpers, and musi- bimself. cians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall 13 And he was clothed with a vesture be heard no more at all in thee; and no dipped in blood : and his name is oalled craftsman of whatsoever craft he be, shall The Word of God. be found any more in thee ; and the sound 14 And the armies which were in heaven of a mill-stone shall be heard no more at followed him upon white horses, clothed all in thee;
in fine linen, white and clean. 23 And the light of a candle shall shine 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp no more at all in thee; and the voice of the sword, that with it he should smite the nabridegroom and of the bride shall be heard tions: and he shall rule them with a rod no more at all in thee: for thy merchants of iron : and he ireadeth the wine-press of were the great men of the earth; for by the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. thy sorceries were all nations deceived.
16 And he hath on his vesture and on his 24 And in her was found the blood of thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, prophets, and of saints, and of all that were AND LORD OF LORDS. slain upon the earth.
17 And I saw an angel standing in the CHAP. XIX.
sun; and he cried with a loud voice, sayA of
voice of much people in heaven, say- heaven, Come, and gather yourselves toing, Alleluia : Salvation, and glory, and ho-gether unto the supper of the great God; pour, and power, unto the Lord our God : 18 That
ye may eat the filesh of kings, and 2 For true and righteous are his judg- the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty ments : for he hath judged the great whore, men, and the flesh of horses, and of them which did corrupt the earth with her for that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, nication, and hath avenged the blood of both free and bond, both small and great. bis servants at her band.
19 And I saw the beast, and the kings 3 And again they said, Alleluia. And of the earth, and their armies, gathered toher sinoke rose up for ever and ever. gether to make war against him that sat on
4 And the four and twenty elders and the horse, and against his army. the four beasts fell down and worshipped 20 And the beast was taken, and svith God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; bim the false prophet that wrought mira. Alleluia.
cles before him, with which he deceived 5 And a voice came out of the throne, them that had received the mark of the saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, beast, and them that worshipped his imand ye that fear him, both small and great. age. These both were cast alive into a 6 And I heard as it were the voice of a lake of fire burning with brimstone.
The last resurrection.
REVELATION. The heavenly Jerusalem. 21 And the remnant were slain with the the lake of fire. This is the second death. sword of him that sat upon the horse, which 15 And whosoever was not found writsword proceeded out of his mouth: and ten in the book of life was cast into the all the fowls were filled with their flesh. lake of fire. CHAP. XX.
CHAP. XXI. A palsaw any angelcome down from having the key of the hom. AND I saw a new heaven and a dex
earth: for the first heaven and the tomless pit and a great chain in his hand. first earth were passed away; and there
2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that was no more sea. old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, 2 And I John saw the holy city, DET and bound him a thousand years, Jerusalem, coming down from God out of
3 Andcast him into the bottomless pit and heaven, prepared as a bride adomed for shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that her husband. he should deceive the nations no more, till 3 And I heard a great voice out of hea. the thousand years should be fulfilled; and ven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God after that he must be loosed a little season.is with men, and he will dwell with them,
4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon and they shall be his people, and God himthem, and judgment was given unto them: self shall be with them, and be their God. and I saw the souls of them that were be- 4 And God shall wipe away all tears headed for the witness of Jesus, and for the from their eyes; and there shall be no word of God, and which had not worship- more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, ped the beast, neither his image, neither neither shall there be any more pain : for had received his mark upon their fore- the former things are passed away. heads, or in their hands; and they lived 5 And he that sat upon the thrope said, and reigned with Christ a thousand years. Behold, I make all things new. And be
5 But the rest of the dead lived not said unto me, Write: for these words are again until the thousand years were finish- true and faithful. ed. This is the first resurrection.
6 And he said unto me, It is done. I 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and in the first resurrection: on such the second the end. I will give unto him that is atbirst death hath no power, but they shall be of the fountain of the water of live freely. priests of God and of Christ, and shall 7 He that overcometh shall inberit all reign with him a thousand years. things; and I will be his God, and he shall
7 And when the thousand years are ex- be my son. pired,Satan shall be loosedoutof his prison, 8 But the fearful, and unbeliering, and
8 And shall go out to deceive the na- the abominable,and murderers, and whore. tions which are in the four quarters of the mongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them to - all liars, shall have their part in the lake gether to battle: the number of whom is which burneth with fire and brimstone: as the sand of the sea.
which is the second death. 9 And they went up on the breadth of 9 And there came unto me one of the the earth, and compassed the camp of the seven angels, which had the seren vials saints about, and the beloved city: and full of the seven last plagues, and talked fire came down from God out of heaven, with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew and devoured them.
thee the bride, the Lamb's wife. 10 And the devil that deceived them was 10 And he carried me away in the spirit cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, to a great and high mountain, and shewed where the beast and the false prophet are, me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, deand shall be tormented day and night for scending out of heaven from God, ever and ever.
11 Having the glory of God: and her 11 And I saw a great white throne, and light was like unto a stone most precious, him that sat on it, from whose face the even like a jasper-stone, clear as crystal; earth and the heaven fled away; and there 12 And had a wall great and high, and was found no place for them.
had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, angels, and names written thereon, which stand before God; and the books were are the names of the twelve tribes of the opened: and another book was.opened, children of Israel. which is the book of life: and the dead were 13 On the east three gates; on the north, judged out of those things which were writ- three gates; on the south, three gates; and ten in the books, according to their works. on the west,three gates.
13 And the sea gave up the dead which 14 And the wall of the city had twelve were in it; and death and hell delivered up foundations, and in them the names of we the dead which were in them: and they were twelve apostles of the Lamb. judged every man according to their works. 15 And he that talked with me, bad 14 And death and hell were cast into a golden reed to measure the city, and The river and tree of life. CHAP. XXII. God the light of the new city. the gates thereof, and the wall thereof. they need no candle, neither light of the
16 And the city lieth foursquare, and sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: the length is as large as the breadth: and and they shall reign for ever and ever. he measured the city with the reed, twelve 6 And he said unto me, These sayings thousand furlongs. The length, and the are faithful and true. And the Lord God breadth, and the height of it are equal. of the holy prophets sent his angel to
17 And he measured the wall thereof, a shew unto his servants the things which hundred and forty and four cubits, accord- must shortly be done. ing to the measure of a man, that is, of 7 Behold, I come quickly: blessed is the angel,
he that keepeth the sayings of the prophe18 And the building of the wall of it cy of this book. was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, 8 And I John saw these things, and beard like unto clear glass.
them. And when I had heard and seen, I 19 And the foundations of the wall of the fell down to worship before the feet of the city were garnished with all manner of pre- angel which shewed me these things. cious stones. The first foundation was jas- 9 Then saith he unto me, See thou do it per; the second, sapphire; the third, a not: for I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald ; brethren the prophets, and of them wbich
20 The fifth, sardonyx ; the sixth, sar- keep the sayings of this book: worship God. dius ; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, 10 And he saith unto me, Seal not the beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a sayings of the prophecy of this book : for chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the the time is at hand. twelfth, an amethyst.
11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: 21 And the twelve gates were twelve and he which is filthy, let him befilthy still: pearls; every several gate was of one and he that is righteous,let him be righteous pearl ; and the street of the city was pure still:and he that is holy, let him be holy stili. gold, as it were transparent glass.
12 And behold, I come quickly; and 22 And I saw no temple therein: for the my reward is with me, to give every man Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the according as his work shall be. temple of it.
13 I am Alpha and Omega, the begin. 23 And the city had no need of the sun, ning and the end, the first and the lasi. neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the 14 Blessed are they that do his comglory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb mandments, that they may have right to is the light thereof.
the tree of life, and may enter in through 24 And the nations of them which are the gates into the city. saved shall walk in the light of it: and the 15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, kings of the earth do bring their glory and whoremongers, and murderers, and and honour into it.
idolaters, and whosoever loveth and ma25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at keth a lie. all by day: for there shall be no night there. 16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testi
26 And they shall bring the glory and fy unto you these things in the churches. honour of the nations into it.
I am the root and the offspring of David, 27 And there shall in no wise enter into and the bright and morning-star. it any thing that defileth, neither whatso- 17 And the Spirit and the bride say, ever worketh abomination, or maketh a Come. And let him that heareth say, lie; but they which are written in the Come. And let him that is athirst come. Lamb's book of life.
And whosoever will, let him take the waCHAP. XXII.
ter of life freely. NDhe shewed me a pure river of water
testify unto of
as of the throne of God and of the Lamb. book, If any man shall add unto these
2 In the midst of the street of it, and on things, God shall add unto him the plagues either side of the river was there the tree that are written in this book : of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, 19 And if any man shall take away from and yielded her fruit every month : and the words of the book of this prophecy, God the leaves of the tree were for the healing shall take away bis part out of the book of of the nations.
life, and out of the holy city, and from 3 And there shall be no more curse: but the things which are written in this book. the throne of God and of the Lamb shall; 20 He which testifieth these things saith, be in it; and his servants shall serve him : Surely I come quickly: Amen. Even so,
4 And they shall see his face; and his come, Lord Jesus. game shall be in their foreheads.
21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ 5 And there shall be no night there; and be with you all. Amen.