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CHAP. VIII.

that were sealed.

Multitude of the redeemed. of Issachar were sealed twelve 15 Therefore are they before thousand.

the throne of God, and serve 8 Of the tribe of Zabulon him day and night in his temwere sealed twelve thousand. ple: and he that sitteth on the Of the tribe of Joseph were throne shall dwell among them. sealed twelve thousand. Of the 16 They shall hunger no tribe of Benjamin were sealed more, neither thirst any more; twelve thousand.

neither shall the sun light on 9 After this I beheld, and lo, them, nor any heat. a great multitude, which no 17 For the Lamb, which is in man could number, of all na- the midst of the throne, shall tions, and kindreds, and people, feed them, and shall lead them and tongues, stood before the unto living fountains of waters: throne, and before the Lamb, and God shall wipe away all clothed with white robes, and tears from their eyes. palms in their hands;

CHAP. VIII. 10 And cried with a loud Seven angels with trumpets. voice, saying, Salvation to our ND when he had opened God which sitteth

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the the seventh seal, there was throne, and unto the Lamb. silence in heaven about the

11 And all the angels stood space of half an hour. round about the throne, and 2 And I saw the seven angels about the elders and the four which stood before God; and to beasts, and fell before the throne them were given seven trumpets. on their faces, and worshipped 3 And another angel came God,

and stood at the altar, having 12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, a golden censer; and there was and glory, and wisdom, and given unto him much incense, thanksgiving, and honour, and that he should offer it with the power, and might, be unto our prayers of all saints upon the God for ever and ever. Amen. golden altar which was before

13 And one of the elders the throne. answered, saying unto me, What 4 And the smoke of the are these which are arrayed in incense, which came with the white robes? and whence came prayers of the saints, ascended

up before God out of the angel's 14 And I said unto him, Sir, hand. thou knowest. And he said to 5 And the angel took the me, These are they which came censer, and filled it with fire out of great tribulation, and of the altar, and cast it into the have washed their robes, and earth: and there were voices, made them white in the blood and thunderings, and lightnings, of the Lamb.

and an earthquake.

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REVELATION,

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Seven angels with trumpets.

Bottomless pit opened. 6 And the seven angels which midst of heaven, saying with had the seven trumpets prepared a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe themselves to sound.

to the inhabiters of the earth by 7 The first angel sounded, reason of the other voices of the and there followed hail and fire trumpet of the three angels, mingled with blood, and they which are yet to sound. were cast upon the earth: and

CHAP. IX. the third part of trees was burnt A star falleth from heaven. up, and all green grass was ND the fifth angel sounded,

and I saw a star fall from And the second angel heaven unto the earth: and to sounded, and as it were a great him was given the key of the mountain burning with fire was bottomless pit. cast into the sea : and the third 2 And he opened the bottompart of the sea became blood; less pit; and there arose a smoke

9 And the third part of the out of the pit, as the smoke of creatures which were in the a great furnace; and the sun sea, and had life, died; and the and the air were darkened by third part of the ships were

of the smoke of the destroyed.

pit. 10 And the third angel sound

3 And there came out of the ed, and there fell a great star smoke locusts upon the earth: from heaven, burning as it were and unto them was given power, a lamp, and it fell upon the as the scorpions of the earth third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters;

4 And it was commanded 11 And the name of the star them that they should not hurt is called Wormwood: and the the grass of the earth, neither third part of the waters became any green thing, neither any wormwood; and many men died tree; but only those men which of the waters, because they were have not the seal of God in made bitter.

their foreheads. 12 And the fourth angel 5 And to them it was given sounded, and the third part of that they should not kill them, the sun was smitten, and the but that they should be torthird part of the moon, and the mented five months: and their third part of the stars; so as the torment was as the torment of third part of them was darkened, a scorpion when he striketh a and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night 6 And in those days shall likewise.

men seek death, and shall not 13 And I beheld, and heard find it; and shall desire to die, an angel flying through the and death shall flee from them.

have power.

man.

Four angels loosed :

CHAP. X.

Great plagues follow. 7 And the shapes of the lo- 16 And the number of the custs were like unto horses pre- army of the horsemen were two pared unto battle; and on their hundred thousand thousand: and heads were as it were crowns I heard the number of them. like gold, and their faces were 17 And thus I saw the horses as the faces of men..

in the vision, and them that sat 8 And they had hair as the on them, having breastplates of hair of women, and their teeth fire, and of jacinth, and brimwere as the teeth of lions.

stone: and the heads of the 9 And they had breast- horses were as the heads of plates, as it were breastplates of lions: and out of their mouths iron; and the sound of their issued fire and smoke and brimwings was as the sound of cha- stone. riots of

many horses running to 18 By these three was the battle.

third part of men killed, by the 10 And they had tails like fire, and by the smoke, and by unto scorpions, and there were the brimstone, which issued out stings in their tails: and their of their mouths. power

was to hurt men five 19 For their power is in their months.

mouth, and in their tails: for 11 And they had a king over their tails were like unto serthem, which is the angel of the pents', and had heads, and with bottomless pit, whose name in them they do hurt. the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon,

20 And the rest of the men but in the Greek tongue hath which were not killed by these his name Apollyon.

plagues, yet repented not of the 12 One woe is past: and, works of their hands, that they behold, there come two woes should not worship devils, and more hereafter,

idols of gold, and silver, and And the sixth angel brass, and stone, and of wood: sounded, and I heard a voice which neither can see, nor hear, from the four horns of the nor walk: golden altar which is before 21 Neither repented they of God,

their murders, nor of their sor14 Saying to the sixth angel ceries, nor of their fornication, which had the trumpet, Loose nor of their thefts. the four angels which are bound

CHAP. X. in the great river Euphrates,

An angel with a book. 15 And the four angels were ND I saw another mighty loosed, which were prepared for angel come down from heaan hour, and a day, and a ven, clothed with a cloud; and month, and a year, for to slay a rainbow was upon his head, the third part of men.

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REVELATION,

An angel with a book :

John eateth the book. sun, and his feet as pillars of and said unto him, Give me the fire:

little book. And he said unto 2 And he had in his hand me, Take it, and eat it up; and a little book open: and he set it shall make thy belly bitter, his right foot upon the sea, and but it shall be in thy mouth his left foot on the earth, sweet as honey.

3 And cried with a loud 10 And I took the little book voice, as when a lion roareth : out of the angel's hand, and ate and when he had cried, seven it up; and it was in my mouth thunders uttered their voices. sweet as honey: and as soon

4 And when the seven thun- as I had eaten it, my belly was ders had uttered their voices, bitter. I was about to write: and I 11 And he said unto me, heard a voice from heaven say- Thou must prophesy again being unto me, Seal up those fore many peoples, and nations, things which the seven thunders and tongues, and kings. uttered, and write them not.

CHAP. XI. 5 And the angel which I saw

The two witnesses prophesy.stand upon the sea and upon ND there was given me the earth, lifted up his hand to

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a reed like unto a rod : and heaven,

the angel stood, saying, Rise, 6 And sware by him that and measure the temple of God, liveth for ever and ever, who and the altar, and them that created heaven, and the things worship therein. that therein are, and the earth,2 But the court which is and the things that therein are, without the temple leave out, and the sea, and the things and measure it not; for it is which are therein, That there given unto the Gentiles: and should be time no longer: the holy city shall they tread

7 But in the days of the voice under foot forty and two months. of the seventh angel, when he 3 And I will give power unto shall begin to sound, the my- my two witnesses, and they stery of God should be finished, shall prophesy a thousand two as he hath declared to his ser- hundred and threescore days, vants the prophets.

clothed in sackcloth. 8 And the voice which I 4 These are the two oliveheard from heaven spake unto trees, and the two candlesticks me again, and said, Go and take standing before the God of the the little book which is open in earth. the hand of the angel which 5 And if any man will hurt standeth

upon the sea and upon them, fire proceedeth out of the earth.

their mouth, and devoureth 9 And I went unto the angel, their enemies; and if any man

CHAP. x.

woe

Two prophesying witnesses.

A great earthquake, will hurt them, he must in this a cloud; and their enemies bemanner be killed.

held them. 6 These have power to shut

13 And the same hour was heaven, that it rain not in the there a great earthquake, and days of their prophecy: and the tenth part of the city fell, have power over waters to turn and in the earthquake were them to blood, and to smite slain of men seven thousand : the earth with all plagues, as and the remnant were affrighted, often as they will.

and gave glory to the God of 7 And when they shall have heaven. finished their testimony, the 14 The second woe is past; beast that ascendeth out of the and behold, the third bottomless pit shall make war cometh quickly. against them, and shall overcome 15 And the seventh angel them, and kill them.

sounded: and there were great 8 And their dead bodies shall voices in heaven, saying, The lie in the street of the great city, kingdoms of this world are bewhich spiritually is called Sodom come the kingdoms of our Lord, and Egypt, where also our Lord and of his Christ; and he shall was crucified.

reign for ever and ever. 9 And they of the people and 16 And the four and twenty kindreds and tongues and nations elders, which sat before God on shall see their dead bodies three their seats, fell upon their faces, days and an half, and shall not and worshipped God, suffer their dead bodies to be 17 Saying, We give thee put in graves.

thanks, O Lord God Almighty, 10 And they that dwell upon which art, and wast, and art to the earth shall rejoice over come; because thou hast taken them, and make merry, and to thee thy great power, and shall send gifts one to another; hast reigned. because these two prophets tor- 18 And the nations were mented them that dwelt on the angry, and thy wrath is come, earth.

and the time of the dead, that 11 And after three days and they should be judged, and that an half the Spirit of life from thou shouldest give reward unto God entered into them, and thy servants the prophets, and they stood upon their feet; and to the saints, and them that great fear fell upon them which fear thy name, small and great; saw them.

and shouldest destroy them 12 And they heard a great which destroy the earth. voice from heaven saying unto 19 | And the temple of them, Come up hither. And God was opened in heaven, and they ascended up to heaven in there was seen in his temple the

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