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REVELATION. The two prophesying witnesses. the earth, lifted up his hand to three days and a half rise again. 14 I'he

second wo is past. 15 The seventh trumpet heaven,

soundeih. 6 liveth for ever and ever

, who AND there was given me a

reed created heaven, and the things the angel stood, saying, Rise, that therein are, and the earth, and measure the temple of God, and the things that therein are, and the altar, and them that and the sea, and the things worship therein. which are therein, that there 2 But the court which is should be time no longer: without the temple, leave out,

7 But in the days of the voice and measure it not ; for it is of the seventh angel

, when he given unto the Gentiles :. and shall begin to sound, the mys- the holy city shall they tread untery of God should be finished, der foot forty and two months. as he hath declared to his ser- 3 And I will give power unvants the prophets.

to my two witnesses, and they 8 And the voice which I heard shall prophesy a thousand two from heaven spake unto me hundred and threescore days, again, and said, Go, and take clothed in sackcloth. the little book which is open in 4 These are the two olivethe hand of the angel which trees, and the two candlesticks stándeth upon the sea and standing before the God of the upon the earth. .

earth. 9 And I went unto the angel, 5 And if any man will hurt and said unto him, Give me the them, fire proceedeth out of little book. And he said unto their mouth, and devoureth me, Take it, and eat it up; and their enemies : and if any man it shall make thy belly bitter, will hurt them, he must in this but it shall be in thy mouth manner be killed. sweet as honey.

6 These have power to shut 10-And I took the little book heaven, that it rain not in the out of the angel's hand, and ate days of their prophecy : and it up; and it was in my mouth have power over waters to turn sweet as honey: and as soon them to blood, and to smite the as I had eaten it my belly was earth with all plagues, as often bitter.

as they will. 11 And he said unto me, 7 And when they shall have Thou must prophesy again be- finished their testimony, the fore many peoples, and nations, beast that ascendeth out of the and tongues, and kings. bottomless pit shall make war

against them, and shall over: 3 The two witnesses prophesy. 6 They have come them, and kill them. power lo shut heaven, that it rain not. 7

8 And their dead bodies shall The beast shall fight against them, and kill them. 8 They lie unburied, 11 and after I lie in the street of the great


A great sarthquake.

CHAP. XII. The seventh trumpet sounded. city, which spiritually is called 16 And the four and twenty Sodom and Egypt, where also elders, which sat before God on our Lord was crucified.

their seats, fell upon their faces, 9 And they of the people, and and worshipped God, kindreds, and tongues, and na- 17 Saying, We give thee tions, shall see their dead bodies thanks, O Lord God Almighty, three days and an half, and shall which art, and wast, and art to not suffer their dead bodies to come; because thou hast taken be put in graves.

to thee thy great power, and 10 And they that dwell upon hast reigned. the earth shall rejoice over them,

18 And the nations were anand make merry, and shall send gry, and thy wrath is come, gifts one to another; because and the time of the dead, that these two prophets tormented they should be judged, and that them that dwelt on the earth. thou shouldest give reward unto

11 And after three days and thy servants the prophets, and an half the Spirit of life from to the saints, and them that God entered into them, and fear thy name, small and great; they stood upon their feet; and and shouldest destroy them great fear fell upon them which which destroy the earth. saw them.

19 And the temple of God 12 And they heard a great was opened in heaven, and there voice from heaven, saying unto was seen in his temple the ark them, Come up hither. And of his testament: and there were they ascended up to heaven in lightnings, and voices, and thuna cloud; and their enemies be- derings, and an earthquake, and held them. 13 And the same hour was

CHAP. XIJ. there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, The great red dragon standeth before and in the earthquake were slain

her, ready to devout her child : 6 ucher

she was delivered she fleeth into the wilderof men seven thousand: and the

7 Michael and his angels fight with remnant were affrighted, and

the dragon, and prevail.

13 The dragon

being cast down into the earth, persecuteth gave glory to the God of heaven. 14 The second wo is past; AND there appeared a great

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man clothed with the sun, and 15 And the seventh angel the moon under her feet, and sounded; and there were great upon her head a crown of twelve voices in heaven, saying, The stars : kingdoms of this world are be- | 2 And she, being with child, come the kingdoms of our Lord, cried, travailing in birth, and and of his Christ; and he shall pained to be delivered. reign for ever and ever.

3 And there appeared another

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out of heaven. wonder in heaven ; and behold, 11 And they overcame him a great red dragon, having seven by the blood of the Lamb, and heads and ten horns, and seven by the word of their testimony; crowns upon his heads .

and they loved not their lives 4 And his tail drew the third unto the death. part of the stars of heaven, and 12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavdid cast them to the earth: and ens, and ye that dwell in them. the dragon stood before the wo-Wo to the inhabiters of the man which was ready to be de-earth, and of the sea! for the. livered, for to devour her child devil is come down unto you, as soon as it was born.

having great wrath, because he 5 And she brought forth a knoweth that he hath but a man-child, who was to rule all short time. nations with a rod of iron : and 13 And when the dragon saw her child was caught up unto that he was cast unto the earth, God, and to his throne.

he persecuted the woman which 6 And the woman filed into brought forth the man-child. the wilderness, where she hath 14 And to the woman were a place prepared of God, that given: two wings of a great they should feed her there a eagle, that she might fly into thousand two hundred and the wilderness, into her place, threescore days.

where she is nourished for a 7 And there was war in heav- time, and times, and half a time, en: Michael and his angels from the face of the serpent. fought against the dragon; and 15 And the serpent cast out the dragon fought and his an- of his mouth water as a flood, gels,

after the woman, that he might 8 And prevailed not; neither cause her to be carried away of was their place found any more the flood. in heaven.

16 And the earth helped the 9 And the great dragon was woman; and the earth opened cast out, that old serpent, call- her mouth, and swallowed up ed the Devil, and Satan, which the flood which the dragon cast deceiveth the whole world : he out of his mouth. was cast out into the earth, and 17 And the dragon was wroth his angels were cast out with him. with the woman, and went to

10 And I heard a loud voice make war with the remnant of saying in heaven, Now is come her seed, which keep the comsalvation, and strength, and mandments of God, and have the kingdom of our God, and the testimony of Jesus Christ. the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast


1 A berst riseth out of the sea with seven down which accused them be- heads and ten horns, to whom the dragon fore our God day and night.

gideth his power. 11 Another beast cometh up out of the earth: 14 causeth an


The bcast with seven


heads and ten horns. image to be made of the former beast, 15 and the earth shall worship him, that men should worship it, 16 and receive his

whose names are not written


of the sea, and saw a beast slain from the foundation of the rise up out of the sea, having world. seven heads and ten horns, and 9 If any man have an ear, let upon his horns ten crowns, and him hear. upon his heads the name of 10 He that leadeth into capblasphemy.

tivity shall go into captivity: . 2 And the beast which I saw he that killeth with the sword, was like unto a leopard, and must be killed with the sword. his feet were as the feet of a Here is the patience and the bear, and his mouth as the faith of the saints. mouth of a lion: and the drag- 11 And I beheld another on gave him his power, and beast coming up out of the his seat, and great authority. earth, and he had two horns

3 And I saw one of his heads like a lamb, and he spake'as a as it were wounded to death; dragon. and his deadly wound was heal- 12 And he exerciseth all the ed: and all the world wondered power of the first beast before after the beast.

him, and causeth the earth and 4 And they worshipped the them which dwell therein to dragon which gave power unto worship the first beast, whose the beast: and they worshipped deadly wound was healed. the beast, saying, Who is like 13 And he doeth great wonunto the beast? who is able to ders, so that he maketh fire make war with him?

come down from heaven on the 5 And there was given unto earth in the sight of men, him a mouth speaking great

14 And deceiveth them that things and blasphemies; and dwell on the earth by the means power was given unto him to of those miracles which he had continue forty and two months. power to do in the sight of the

6 And he opened his mouth beast; saying to them that in blasphemy against God, to dwell on the earth, that they blaspheme his name, and his should make an image to the tabernacle, and them that dwell beast, which had the wound by in heaven.

a sword, and did live. 7 And it was given unto him 15 And he had power to give to make war with the saints, life unto the image of the beast, and to overcome them: and that the image of the beast power was given him over all should both speak, and cause kindreds, and tongues, and na- that as many as would not tions.

worship the image of the beast 8 And all that dwell upon I should be killed.


on mount Sion.


of God.

The Lamb standing

REVELATION. 16 And he causeth all, both | whithersoever he goeth. These small and great, rich and poor, were redeemed from among free and bond, to receive a mark men, being the first-fruits unto in their right hand, or in their God and to the Lamb. foreheads;

5 And in their mouth was 17 And that no man might found no guilé : for they are buy or sell, save he that had the without fault before the throne mark, or the name of the beast, of God. or the number of his name. 6 And I saw another angel

18 Here is wisdom. Let him fly in the midst of heaven, havthat hath understanding count ing the everlasting gospel to the number of the beast: for it preach unto them that dwell on is the number of a man; and the earth, and to every nation, his number is Six hundred and kindred, and tongue, and threescore and six.


7 Saying with a loud voice, 1 The Lamb standing on mount Sion with his Fear God, and give glory to

company 6 An angel preacheth the gospel. him ; for the hour of his judg8 l'he fall of Babylon. 15 The harvest of ment is come: and worship him 20 The vintage and wine-press of the wrath that made heaven, and earth,

and the sea, and the fountains

of waters. AND I looked, and lo, a

Lamb stood on the mount 8 And there followed another Sion, and with him an hundred angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, forty and four thousand, having is fallen, that great city, because his Father's name written in she made all nations drink of their foreheads.

the wine of the wrath of her 2 And I heard a voice from fornication. heaven, as the voice of many 9 And the third angel folwaters, and as the voice of a lowed them, saying with a loud great thunder: and I heard the voice, If any man worship the voice of harpers harping with beast and his image, and receive their harps :

his mark in his forehead, or in 3 And they sung as it were a his hand, new song before the throne, and 10 The same shall drink of before the four beasts, and the the wine of the wrath of God, elders: and no man could learn which is poured out without that song but the hundred and mixture into the cup of his inforty and four thousand, which dignation; and he shall be torwere redeemed from the earth. mented with fire and brimstone

4 These are they which were in the presence of the holy annot defiled with women; for gels, and in the presence of the they are virgins. These are Lamb: they which follow the Lamb 11 And the smoke of their tor


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