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The saints rejoice over Babylon. REVELATION. The marriage of the Lamb. the sea by reason of her costli- | Alleluia : Salvation, and glory, ness! for in one hour is she and honour, and power, unto made desolate.
the Lord our God: 20 Rejoice over her, thou 2 For true and righteous are heaven, and ye holy apostles his judgments: for he hath and prophets; for God hath judged the great whore, which avenged you on her.
did corrupt the earth with her 21 And a mighty angel took fornication, and hath avenged up a stone like a great mill- the blood of his servants at her stone, and cast it into the sea, hand. saying, Thus with violence shall 3 And again they said, Althat great city Babylon be leluia. And her smoke rose up thrown down, and shall be for ever and ever. found no more at all.
4. And the four and twenty 22 And the voice of harpers, elders and the four beasts fell and musicians, and of pipers, down and worshipped God that and trumpeters, shall be heard sat on the throne, saying, no more at all in thee; and no Amen; Alleluia. craftsman, of whatsoever craft 5 And a voice came out of he be, shall be found any more the throne, saying, Praise our in thee; and the sound of a God, all ye his servants, and mill-stone shall be heard no ye that fear him, both small
6 And I heard as it were the shall shine no more at all in voice of a great multitude, and thee; and the voice of the bride- as the voice of many waters, groom and of the bride shall be and as the voice of mighty heard no more at all in thee: thunderings, saying, Alleluia : for thy merchants were the great for the Lord God omnipotent men of the earth; for by thy reigneth., sorceries were all nations de- 7 Let us be glad and rejoice, ceived.
and give honour to him : for 24 And in her was found the the marriage of the Lamb iš blood of prophets, and of saints, come, and his wife hath made and of all that were slain upon herself ready. the earth.
8 And to her was granted
that she should be arrayed in 1 God is praised in heaven for judging the fine linen, clean and white : for great whore, and avenging the blood of his the fine linen is the righteous saints. 7 The marriage of the Lamb. 10 The angel will not be worshipped. 17 The
ness of saints. fouls called to the great slaughter.
9 And he saith unto me, ND heard
of much people in heaven, saying, i supper of the Lamb. And he
AND after these things I Write
, Blessed are they which
Vision of the Word of God. CHAP. XX. The fowls called to the slaughter. saith unto me, These are the of heaven, Come, and gather true sayings of God.
yourselves together unto the 10 And I fell at his feet to supper of the great God; worship him. And he said unto 18 That ye may eat the flesh me, See thou do it not: I am of kings, and the flesh of capthy fellow-servant, and of thy tains, and the flesh of mighty brethren that have the testi- men, and the flesh of horses, mony of Jesus : worship God: and of them that sit on them, for the testimony of Jesus is and the flesh of all men, both the spirit of prophecy.
free and bond, both small and 11 And I saw heaven opened, great. and behold, a white horse; and 19 And I saw the beast, and he that sat upon him was call- the kings of the earth, and their ed Faithful and True, and in armies, gathered together to righteousness he doth judge and make war against him that sat make war.
on the horse, and against his 12 His eyes were as a flame army. of fire, and on his head were 20. And the beast was taken, many crowns; and he had a and with him the false prophet name written, that no man that wrought miracles before knew, but he himself.
him, with which he deceived 13 And he was clothed with them that had received the mark a vesture dipped in blood : and of the beast, and them that his name is called The Word worshipped his image. These of God.
both were cast alive into a lake 14 And the armies which of fire burning with brimstone. were in heaven followed him 21 . And the remnant were upon white horses, clothed in slain with the sword of him fine linen, white and clean.
that sat upon the horse, which 15 And out of his mouth sword proceeded out of his goeth a sharp sword, that with mouth : and all the fowls were it he should smite the nations : | filled with their flesh. and he shall rule them with a rod of iron : and he treadeth
2 Satan bound for a thousand years. 6 The the wine-press of the fierceness
first resurrection : they blessed that have part and wrath of Almighty God.
therein. 7 Satan let loose again. 8 Gog 16 And he hath on his ves
and Magog. 10 The devil cast into the lake of fire and brimstone.
12 The last and genture and on his thigh a name
an AND LORD OF LORDS.
17 And I saw an angel stand- ing the key of the bottomless ing in the sun; and he cried pit and a great chain in his with a loud voice, saying to all hand. the fowls that fly in the midst 2 And he laid hold on the
written, KING OF KINGS, A down from heaven, hav
The first resurrection.
The general judgment. dragon, that old serpent, which 9 And they went up on the is the Devil, and Satan, and breadth of the earth, and compound him a thousand years, passed the camp of the saints
3 And cast him into the bot- about, and the beloved city: and tomless pit, and shut him up, fire came down from God out and set a seal upon him, that of heaven, and devoured them. he should deceive the nations 10 And the devil that deceivno more, till the thousand years ed them was cast into the lake should be fulfilled ; and after of fire and brimstone, where the that he must be loosed a little beast and the false prophet are,
and shall be tormented day and 4 And I saw thrones, and night for ever and ever. they sat upon them, and judg- 11 And I saw a great white ment was given unto them: and throne, and him that sat on it, I saw the souls of them that from whose face the earth and were beheaded for the witness the heaven fled away; and there of Jesus, and for the word of was found no place for them. God, and which had not wor- 12 And I saw the dead, small shipped the beast, neither his and great, stand before God; image, neither had received his and the books were opened : mark upon their foreheads, or and another book was opened, in their hands; and they lived which is the book of life: and and reigned with Christ a thou- the dead were judged out of
those things which were writ5 But the rest of the dead ten in the books, according to lived not again until the thou- their works. sand years were finished. This 13 And the sea gave up the is the first resurrection.
dead which were in it; and 6 Blessed and holy is he that death and hell delivered up the hath part in the first resurrec- dead which were in them: and tion: on such the second death they were judged every man hath no power, but they shall according to their works. be priests of God and of Christ, 14 And death and hell were and shall reign with him a thou- cast into the lake of fire. This
is the second death. 7 And when the thousand 15 And whosoever was not years are expired, Satan shall found written in the book of be loosed out of his prison, life was cast into the lake of
8 And shall go out to deceive fire. the nations which are in the
CHAP. XXI. four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them to
headenly Jerusalem, with a full description gether to battle: the number of thereof. 23 She needeth no sun, the glory whom is as the sand of the sea.
of God is her light. 24 The kings of the earth bring their riches unto her.
I A nero heaven and a new earth.
was no more sea.
A description of
the heavenly Jerusalem AND I saw a new heaven burneth with fire and brimstone:
a : first heaven and the first earth 9 And there came unto me were passed away; and there one of the seven angels, which
had the seven vials full of the 2 And I John saw the holy seven last plagues, and talked city, new Jerusalem, coming with me, saying, Come hither, down from God out of heaven, I will shew thee the bride, the prepared as a bride adorned for Lamb's wife. her husband.
10 And he carried me away 3 And I heard a great voice in the spirit to a great and high out of heaven, saying, Behold, mountain, and shewed me that the tabernacle of God is with great city, the holy Jerusalem, , men, and he will dwell with descending out of heaven from them, and they shall be his God, people, and God himself shall 11 Having the glory of God: be with them, and be their God. and her light was like unto a
4 And God shall wipe away stone most precious, even like all tears from their eyes; and a jasper-stone, clear as crystal; there shall be no more death, 12 And had a wall great and neither sorrow, nor crying, high, and had twelve gates, and neither shall there be any more at the gates twelve angels, and pain: for the former things are names written thereon, which passed away.
are the names of the twelve 5 And he that sat upon the tribes of the children of Israel. throne said, Behold, I make all 13 On the east, three gates; things new. And he said unto on the north, three gates; on the me, Write: for these words are south, three gates, and on the true and faithful.
west, three gates. 6 And he said unto me, It is 14 And the wall of the city done. I am Alpha and Omega, had twelve foundations, and in the beginning and the end. I them the names of the twelve will give unto him that is athirst apostles of the Lamb. of the fountain of the water of 15 And he that talked with life freely
me, had a golden reed to meas7 He that overcometh shall ure the city, and the gates inherit all things; and I will be thereof, and the wall thereof. his God, and he shall be my son. 16 And the city lieth four
8 But the fearful, and unbe- square, and the length is as lieving, and the abominable, large as the breadth: and he and murderers, and whoremon- measured the city with the reed, gers, and sorcerers, and idola- | twelve thousand furlongs. The ters, and all liars, shall have length, and the breadth, and the their part in the lake which I height of it are equal.
The new Jerusalem described. REVELATION. The river and tree of life.
17 And he measured the wall 26 And they shall bring the thereof, an hundred and forty glory and honour of the nations and four cubits, according to into it. the measure of a man, that is, 27 And there shall in no wise of the angel.
enter into it any thing that de18 And the building of the fileth, neither whatsoever workwall of it was of jasper : and eth abomination, or maketh a the city was pure gold, like un- lie ; but they which are written to clear glass.
in the Lamb's book of life. 19 And the foundations of the wall of the city were gar
1 The river of the water of life. 2 The tree nished with all manner of pre
of life. 5 The light of the city of God is cious stones. The first founda
himself. 9 The angel will not be worshipped.
18 Nothing may be added to the word of God, tion was jasper; the second, nor taken therefrom.
he me a
river of of life, clear 20 The fifth, sardonyx; the as crystal, proceeding out of sixth, sardius; the seventh, the throne of God and of the chrysolite; the eighth, beryl, Lamb. the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a
2 In the midst of the street chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a ja- of it, and on either side of the cinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. river, was there the tree of life,
21 And the twelve gates were which bare twelve manner of twelve pearls ; every several fruits, and yielded her fruit gate was of one pearl ; and the every month: and the leaves of street of the city was pure gold, the tree were for the healing of as it were transparent glass. the nations. 22 And I saw no temple
3 And there shall be no more therein: for the Lord God Al- curse: but the throne of God mighty and the Lamb are the and of the Lamb shall be in temple of it.
it; and his servants shall serve 23. And the city had no need him : of the sun, neither of the moon, 4 And they shall see his face; to shine in it: for the glory of and his name shall be in their God did lighten it, and the foreheads. Lamb is the light thereof. 5 And there shall be no night
24 And the nations of them there; and they need no candle, which are saved shall walk in neither light of the sun; for the the light of it: and the kings Lord God giveth them light: of the earth do bring their glory and they shall reign for ever and honour into it.
and ever. 25 And the gates of it shall 6 And he said unto me, These not be shut at all by day: for sayings are faithful and true. there shall be no night there. And the Lord God of the holy